Now that former President Trump is no longer in office, apparently, it’s now fashionable to join him in condemning the Chinese genocide of the Uighur population.
The Trump Administration was the first to label Chinese treatment of the Uighurs as genocide. Now, the Canadian House has voted unanimously to do the same. What’s more, the declaration calls on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to remove the 2022 Olympic games from China if the genocide continues.
The Trudeau government abstained from the vote.
Wow. Passed 266-0 in Canada with Trudeau’s government abstaining:
“The House therefore recognize that a genocide is currently being carried out by the People’s Republic of China… and calls upon the International Olympic Committee to move the 2022 Olympic games” if it continues.
— Dave Lawler (@DavidLawler10) February 23, 2021
The move follows calls from Erin O’Toole, the leader of the Official Opposition of Canada and leader of