The IOC is failing to live up to its obligations.
Peng Shuai, the Chinese tennis player, gave an interview with the French sports newspaper L’Equipe while a Chinese Olympic official stood nearby.
Chinese students critical of Beijing on American college campuses face harassment here, and their families back home can be targeted.
Only an independent investigation can confirm Peng Shuai’s well-being. World leaders and the international tennis community should continue to push for exactly that.
Shuai disappeared from public view after accusing a CCP official of sexual assault.
Peng Shuai, human rights, and the power of an individual example.
Beijing has shown few qualms about detaining foreigners on fabricated charges to serve as political bargaining chips.
They need to show solidarity with women’s tennis over Peng Shuai.
The call comes after Women’s Tennis Association CEO Steve Simon threatened to pull the organization from China.