In the run up to the start of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics on February 4, 2022, Human Rights Watch has released five videos that cover what's at stake for human rights as the Chinese government seeks to use the games to "sportswash" its abysmal human rights record. The videos feature animation by Chinese artist Badiucao.
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