No US and Australia at Olympics in China – level 1

14-12-2021 07:00

The 2022 Winter Olympics start in Beijing, China, on February 4. The US boycotts the games. Australia is the second country to boycott.

The boycotts are diplomatic. Diplomatic means it has to do with relationships between countries. US and Australian officials will not go to China. Still, athletes will go.

The US and Australia do not agree with some things that happen in China. They say that China has problems with human rights.

Human rights protect all people in the world. It does not matter if they are men or women. It does not matter where they live. It seems that China does not care about human rights.

Some countries do not know what to do now. They work with the US. They also work with China.

Difficult words: boycott (to stop some activities with a company, government, or a country  because you do not agree with some things that happen there), protect (to keep safe), human rights) (the idea that all people need fair treatment and help to live good lives).

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