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US House speaker calls for 'diplomatic boycott' of Beijing Olympics

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday called for a "diplomatic boycott" of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics because of China's human rights violations. "Sadly we are here because China continues to crush all political dissent," the Democratic speaker of the House of Representatives said, adding that the United States has an obligation to "speak out against human rights violations in China."