Olympic cauldron lit in Beijing as protesters face court in Athens

//Olympic cauldron lit in Beijing as protesters face court in Athens

Olympic cauldron lit in Beijing as protesters face court in Athens

The Olympic flame arrived in Beijing on Wednesday, on the day that several activists were reportedly due in court in Greece after being arrested for disrupting the lighting ceremony to accuse China of human rights abuses.Beijing 2022 officials transported the flame on a flight from Athens, Xinhua reported, before a welcome ceremony featuring a performance from Hong Kong singer Nicholas Tse, held in the Beijing Olympic Tower on the main site of the 2008 Summer Olympics.The cauldron was lit and…

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