US-funded Separatists from Tibet, Xinjiang & Hong Kong Target Beijing 2022 Olympics

October 24, 2021 (The New Atlas) – US-sponsored separatists groups, backed by Washington for decades, are being mobilized to attack and undermine activities related to the Beijing 2022 Olympics starting with the torch relay in Greece.

I explain the background of the “Free Tibet” movement and how the US government through the CIA backed it as early as the 1950s and transferred its operations to the National Endowment for Democracy.

References: 

AP – 2 arrested in Athens for protesting Beijing Olympics:
https://apnews.com/article/sports-arrests-greece-beijing-hong-kong-0f70184abd99c4751080c03ce2ad3ebd
AFP (via Bangkok Post) – Activists unfurl Tibet flag at Beijing Olympics flame ceremony:
https://www.bangkokpost.com/world/2199839/activists-unfurl-tibet-flag-at-beijing-olympics-flame-ceremony
Free Tibet – FREE TIBET STAFFER ARRESTED PROTESTING BEIJING OLYMPICS:
https://freetibet.org/news-media/na/free-tibet-staffer-arrested-protesting-beijing-olympics
US State Department, Office of the Historian – 337. Memorandum for the Special Group, Review of Tibetan Operations (1964):
https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1964-68v30/d337
US State Department, Office of the Historian – Status Report on Tibetan Operations (1968):
https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1964-68v30/d342
US State Department, Office of the Historian – 273. Editorial Note (re: 1969):
https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76v17/d273
US National Endowment for Democracy – TIBET (CHINA) 2020:
https://www.ned.org/region/asia/tibet-china-2020/
Students for a Free Tibet – About:
https://studentsforafreetibet.org/about/
Chemi Lhamo (on Twitter) – Beijing 2022 Olympic Torch Press Conference:
https://twitter.com/SFTHQ/status/1448992549532753924/photo/1