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台湾を「台湾」としてパリオリンピックへ

English / 中文 / 한국어 / Taiwan2020Tokyo Update: The Tokyo Olympics have finished, but the fight for equality continues. Support Team Taiwan at Paris 2024! オリンピック憲章では以下の内容が述べられています。 出身国または政治的意見など、いかなる差別にも影響されない(オリンピズムの基本原則#6) 国際オリンピック委員会(IOC)が政治的中立性を維持し、オリンピック運動に影響を与えるあらゆる形態の差別に対して行動を起こす(規則2.5、2.6、および16.1.3) 日本オリンピック委員会(JOC)も、オリンピック憲章の遵守を確保し、日本国内で行われるあらゆる形態の差別に対して行動を起こす(規則27.2) 以上の事を考えると、現在IOCとJOCは各委員会が持つ権利を正しく行使出来ていないと言えるでしょう。その為に台湾の選手は平等であるべきオリンピックの場で未だ出身国による差別を受けており、今すぐに手を打つべき問題であることは確かです。 オリンピックに参加するすべての国は、正式な名前、自国の旗、および国歌を使用することが許可されています。しかし、台湾は唯一の例外として今もあり続けています。台湾のアスリートは40年もの間、架空の国(「チャイニーズタイペイ」)の代表としてこの国際大会に出場し、代替の国歌が演奏されている間、偽の国旗を掲げるという屈辱に耐えることを余儀なくされてきました。台湾の女子バスケットボール史において最も顕著な活躍をした選手の一人として知られるローサ・チェンは、台湾が勝利した後表彰式で彼女が流した涙は、勝利の涙ではなく、台湾の本物の旗の代わりにチャイニーズ・タイペイ・オリンピックの旗が表彰式で掲げられことで流れた涙と言う事実を認めました。 2020年の東京オリンピックで、自国の旗と国歌を使用することを許可されない唯一の他の国はロシアであり、それは国家ぐるみのドーピング問題が明らかとなり罰せられているためです。そこに台湾がまとめられるという事実はあってはならないことです。 台湾で生まれたアスリートに対するIOCの差別の根拠は、1つの主な理由が挙げられます。つまり、IOCは政治的中立性を放棄し、台湾に対する主権を中国と共に誤って主張し、更には台湾に対し侵略し戦争を開始すると脅迫している中国の権威主義体制を支持したことになります。中国共産党(CCP)は、台湾が中華人民共和国の一部ではなかったとしても、台湾が別の国であることを示唆する名前でオリンピックに出場することに執拗に反対しています。北京は2022年の冬季オリンピックを主催しているため、CCPは、必要なものを手に入れるためにIOCに対してかなりのレバレッジを発揮することができます。   台湾に「チャイニーズタイペイ」という名前での競争を継続させるというIOCの決定は、差別的で政治的な動機があるだけでなく、オリンピック憲章の規則30.2にも違反しています。「NOC [国内オリンピック委員会]の名前は、その国の領土の範囲と伝統。」 「チャイニーズタイペイ」という名前は、台湾の領土を反映していません。 272平方キロメートルの台北の首都は、台湾の土地面積の1%未満を占めています。さらに、最近の世論調査によると、台湾の人々のわずか2.4%が「中国人」と認識しているのに対し、圧倒的多数は代わりに「台湾人」と認識しています。 「チャイニーズ・タイペイ」という名前は、1981年にIOCと、当時台湾を統治していた権威主義政府との間の妥協案に由来しています。それから多くの事が変化を遂げています。中国はまだ過去に固執し続けている間に台湾は大きく前進しています。現在、台湾は世界で最も自由で、最も民主的な国の1つですが、中国はこれらすべての改革に大きく遅れをとっています。中国の指導者である習近平は、手段を選ばず台湾を取り上げると脅迫しているなかでも、台湾の蔡英文大統領はいかなる特別な主張や応戦した脅迫等も行っておらず、彼女は代わりに「平等と尊厳の条件下で」対話を呼びかけています。 近年、「チャイニーズタイペイ」という言葉は、台湾の人々から中国による恥と抑圧の象徴と見なされるようになりました。ニューヨークタイムズの作家は最近、アメリカの読者に向けて「英国のワシントン」として国際的なイベントに出場することを余儀なくされた場合にどのように感じるかと投げかけました。 「チャイニーズ・タイペイ」という名前は、当然のことながら台湾の人々に否定的な感情を呼び起こします。また、地図上でも台湾の名前を探すことは出来ません、世界中の人々にとって、混乱や誤解の原因となっている名前です。しかし中国は激しく誤った主張を続けるばかりでその名の永続化についての合理的な説明はまるでありません。 台湾は2018年に国民投票を行い、東京2020オリンピックに「チャイニーズ・タイペイ」ではなく「台湾」として出場するかどうかを投票者に決定するよう求めました。投票の数日前に、IOCは、台湾が「台湾」として競争しようとした場合、台湾がオリンピックから排除されることを示唆する書簡を発行することにより、その結果にひどく干渉しました。 IOCの圧力により、多くの有名な台湾のオリンピック選手が、キャリアを台無しにすることを恐れて、国民投票に反対して公に出てきました。彼らは、まったく競争しないよりも差別的な状況下で競争する方が良いと推論しました。 その結果、国民投票は失敗しましたが、しかしそこまでの大きな失敗ではありませんでした。有権者の45%は、台湾がオリンピックから追放される可能性があることを知っていたにもかかわらず、台湾が独自の名前を使用してオリンピックに出場することに投票しました。世界中、他のどの国もそのような選択を迫られる危機に直面していません。台湾だけがそういった経験をし続けています。それは間違いなく大きな誤りであり、今こそ正しい答えを出すべき時です。 東京が最後にオリンピックを開催した1964年、台湾は「台湾」として競い合い、自国の国旗を使用しました。台湾は排除されることを恐れずに、東京2020で再び台湾として競争する機会を与えられるべきです。 2013年からIOCの会長として、トーマス・バッハは台湾のアスリートの差別的扱いについて責任を問われるべきです。彼のリーダーシップの下で、IOCは与えられている使命を遂行し、独自の規則に従うことができませんでした。それについて弁解の余地はありません。 1976年のモントリオールオリンピックで自国が分裂したときに金メダルを獲得したドイツ人として、バッハ氏は西ドイツ(ドイツ連邦共和国)と東ドイツ(ドイツ民主共和国)の両方がその時、彼ら自身の名前、彼ら自身の国旗、そして彼ら自身の国歌を使用しました。同じことが今日の北朝鮮と韓国にも当てはまります。多様性が認められてきた歴史の中で、台湾だけが例外的な扱いを受けるべきではありません。 #BeijingBachが中国共産党に立ち向かい、台湾のアスリートに対するIOCの差別を終わらせる道徳的な勇気を持っていないのであれば、彼はIOCのリーダーとしてとても値しません。すべての国から参加するアスリートたちが平等と敬意を持って扱われるという初歩的で基本的な原則を支持する組織を再形成する意味でも、彼は新たなリーダーに席を譲る選択をするべきです。 –––––––––––––––––– Media Coverage: Protesting Discrimination against Taiwan in front of the Olympic Stadium (SakuraSoTV, Taiwan Channel, 14 Aug 2021)] 【Taiwan is Taiwan in 2024 Paris Olympics】【Boycott 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics】Lindell Lucy (mahorobajapan, YouTube, 7 Aug 2021) 【パリ五輪で「台湾正名」を!】JOC 日本オリンピック委員会前Taiwan is Taiwan記念写真を!② 台湾研究フォーラムと台湾人・ウイグル人・アメリカ人仲間が集合 2021/8/1 (mahorobajapan, YouTube, 4 Aug 2021) VIDEO: 台灣選手表現優異! 旅日美國人籲讓台灣正名 (Yahoo News, 3 Aug 2021) 台灣選手表現優異! 旅日美國人籲讓台灣正名 (FTV News, 3 Aug 2021) 破13萬!旅日美國人發起連署 呼籲日本奧會讓台灣正名 (FTV News, 3 Aug 2021)  【專文】推動奧運之「台灣正名」問題國際化 (Taiwan People News, 3 Aug 2021) 替台灣發起「東奧正名」請願 旅日美國人:不正義的事必須停止 (ETtoday, 2 Aug 2021) 籲國際奧會停止不公平對待! 旅日美國人幫台灣發起正名連署 (Liberty Times, 2 Aug 2021) Interview with the Asia Pacific Youth Association: Let Taiwan Be Taiwan at the Tokyo Olympics! (1 Aug 2021) Don't Say Chinese Taipei at the Olympics! Protest Photos & 6 Videos (Taiwan Research Forum, 1 Aug 2021) Why will Taiwan compete as Chinese Taipei at the Olympics in Tokyo? (ABC News Australia, 26 July 2021) Olympic hosts should back Taiwan (Taipei Times, 6 July 2021) 中国に配慮?東京五輪「台湾正名」署名の受け取りを拒否するJOCの非常識。 (SakuraSoTV, 3 July 2021) 「『台湾』として東京五輪へ」13万筆超の署名、JOCは門前払い 問われるオリンピズム精神 (Kyoto Shimbun, 2 July 2021) チャイニーズ・タイペイ (Kyoto Shimbun, 29 June 2021) 本奧會為何害怕台灣正名的訴求? (Taiwan People News, 28 June 2021) Video: Attempt to Deliver Petition Signatures to JOC (mahorobajapan, YouTube, 26 June 2021)  Activists for Taiwan rights at Olympics seek meeting with IOC and JOC following petitions (Inside the Games, 22 June 2021) Don’t let China violate human rights at the Tokyo Olympics this summer (Washington Examiner, 1 April 2021) What's in a name? Chinese Taipei vs Taiwan at the Olympics (YouTube Interview, 8 March 2021) Let Taiwan Be Taiwan at Olympics (Taipei Times, 22 Feb 2021) INTERVIEW: Beijing concerned over Taipei 2020’s reach (Taipei Times, 12 June 2018) Petition Challenges Chinese Taipei Status Quo (Around the Rings, 29 March 2017) Japanese lobby IOC to change 'Chinese Taipei' to 'Taiwan' for Tokyo 2020 Olympics (Taiwan News, 12 Jan 2017) 中華台北哪一國?2020東京奧運正名「台灣」,日本5萬連署即將過關 (The News Lens, 26 Aug 2016) Recommended: World waking up to fallacy of 'Chinese Taipei' compromise (Taiwan News, 31 July 2021) ‘Chinese Taipei’ misrepresents Olympians (Taipei Times, 20 July 2021) Beijing’s 2022 Winter Olympics: Why taking a stand on Hong Kong could pose safety risks to athletes (Hong Kong Free Press, 18 July 2021) US line on Taiwan unreasonable (Taipei Times, 17 July 2021) Terrorism with CCP characteristics (Taipei Times, 1 June 2021) Free World Must Embrace Taiwan (Taipei Times, 20 April 2021) Supporting Taiwan Against China (Taipei Times, 18 Dec 2020) Olympic referendum: Shall it be ‘Taiwan’ or ‘Chinese Taipei’ (Associated Press, 22 Nov 2018) What’s in a Name? For Taiwan, Preparing for the Spotlight, a Lot (New York Times, 16 Aug 2017) Taiwan is sick and tired of competing as “Chinese Taipei” in global sporting events (Quartz, 17 Aug 2017) Many Young Taiwanese Want to Go to the Olympics With a New Flag and Anthem (Time, 11 Nov 2016) What's in a name? Anger in Taiwan over 'Chinese Taipei' Olympics moniker (CNN, 6 Aug 2016) MUSIC VIDEO: 《台灣正名宣傳短片》 Let TAIWAN be TAIWAN公民行動 Music Video (welovetaiwancountry on Youtube, 31 May 2018) MUSIC VIDEO: 枯葉落冬(東奧正名版) Music Video - (Delu Fan on YouTube, 23 Nov 2018) Related News: Envoy to Spain explains why “Chinese Taipei” athletes hail from Taiwan (Taiwan News, 13 Aug 2021) Um, a Chinese TV Station Claimed Taiwan's Medals as China's. It Doesn't Work Like That (Esquire, Philippines, 12 Aug 2021) Venice Film Festival kowtows to China, labels Taiwan films as being from 'Chinese Taipei' (Taiwan News, 11 Aug 2021) CNN restores the truth about the name of the Olympic team in Taiwan (TN News, 10 Aug 2021) Let’s Boycott the Genocide Games in Beijing (Epoch Times, 10 Aug 2021) Beijing seeks to downgrade Taiwan’s status (Taipei Times, 8 Aug 2021) 'Chinese Taipei': Taiwan's Olympic success draws attention to team name (Deutsche Welle, 6 Aug 2021) Austria's top broadcaster ORF uses Taiwan's real name on medal table (Taiwan News, 6 Aug 2021) Taiwan won't attend Hong Kong's Gay Games fearing security law (Hong Kong Free Press, 6 Aug 2021) 德國友人憤憤不平「台灣只能叫TPE」!謝志偉神回覆笑翻網友 (Liberty Times, 6 Aug 2021) 不要再叫「中華隊」! 媒體監看報告:華視、三立8/4一律稱「台灣隊」 (Liberty Times, 6 Aug 2021) Formal ties with US would lift Taiwan’s status (Taipei Times, 6 Aug 2021) 研究:中共以「中國台北」在奧運貶低台灣 (Epoch Times, 5 Aug 2021) Tokyo 2020: China's social media trolls take aim at Taiwan and Japan's Olympic athletes (India Today, 5 Aug 2021) Taiwan's medal haul spurs push to change Olympic name (Nikkei Asia, 5 Aug 2021) Taiwan is Taiwan; all other names are useless (Taipei Times, 5 Aug 2021) ‘One China’, three flags: Beijing’s pursuit of Olympic dominance ramps up (Sydney Morning Herald, 5 Aug 2021) Taiwan – Sorry, ‘Chinese Taipei’ – Is Having a Fantastic Olympics (The Diplomat, 5 Aug 2021) 東京奧運:台灣的「民族主義」時刻?(BBC, 5 Aug 2021) Olympics-Taiwan welcomes Olympians home with fighter escort, pride in name (Reuters, 4 Aug 2021) Chinese brands sever ties with Taiwanese stars who supported their own Olympic athletes (The Independent, 5 Aug 2021) Tokyo Olympics: Taiwan stars trolled by Chinese nationalists (BBC, 4 Aug 2021) Chinese embassy in UK furious over BBC’s Taiwan Olympics reporting (Taiwan News, 4 Aug 2021) Media need to stand up for Taiwan (Taipei Times, 4 Aug 2021) 新華網搜不到「中華台北」!台灣北社:政府應向中國抗議 (Liberty Times, 3 Aug 2021) Taiwan should use its flag and national anthem in Olympics: US congressman (Taiwan News, 3 Aug 2021) Chinese trolls infuriated by loss to Taiwan in Olympic badminton gold medal match (ABC News Australia, 2 Aug 2021) Taiwan TV Host Becomes Latest Target of China’s Olympics Trolls (Bloomberg, 3 Aug 2021) Olympics-Taiwan's medals revive debate over use of 'Chinese Taipei' (Reuters, 3 Aug 2021) Cloud of China Looms over Hong Kong and Taiwan in the Olympics (Japan Forward, 3 Aug 2021) From the Belarus Drama to X, These Olympics Get Political (Bloomberg, 3 Aug 2021) 新華網搜不到「中華台北」!台灣北社:政府應向中國抗議 (Liberty Times, 3 Aug 2021) 回憶1976蒙特利爾奧運會對台灣的打壓 (rfi, 3 Aug 2021) Will Taiwan’s Olympic win over China herald the end of ‘Chinese Taipei’? (The Guardian, 2 Aug 2021) Taiwan's national flag anthem played in front of Chinese athletes for 1st time (Taiwan News, 2 Aug 2021) Chinese Taipei winning doubles badminton and dedicating it to Taiwan angers China (news.com.au Australia, 2 Aug 2021) 東京奧運:中國的「愛國情操」與台灣盼被看見 (Yahoo News, 2 Aug 2021) 紐時:麟洋配奧運奪金獻給台灣 中國網民火大 (CNA, 2 Aug 2021) 東京奧運:台灣的奧運會名稱為何如此眾說紛紜 (BBC, 2 Aug 2021) Taiwan’s gold medal win over China in badminton raises tension (New York Times, 1 Aug 2021)  Groups urge changing name of Olympic team (Taipei Times, 1 Aug 2021) 東奧》海內外團體發起「叫我台灣隊」活動 籲國人不要再稱中華隊 (Liberty Times, 1 Aug 2021) China’s threats have gained Taiwan international support (Taiwan News, 31 July 2021) VIDEO:【感動】2021東奧, 跟台灣比賽以後韓國反應 (KT story on YouTube, 29 July 2021) China’s Olympics hissy fit (Taipei Times, 30 July 2021) VIDEO: Why Taiwan is competing as Chinese Taipei at the Olympics in Tokyo (news.com.au Australia, 30 July 2021) US House passes bill banning purchase of maps depicting Taiwan as part of China (Taiwan News, 29 July 2021) 東京奧運:三個不能用自己國家名字參賽的代表隊 (BBC, 29 July 2021) VIDEO: 応援リレーメッセージ動画 台湾編(日本語/英語ver.)High five! HOST TOWN Movie for Taiwan (28 July 2021) Chinese Taipei: The medal winning Olympic nation you won’t find on any maps (news.com.au Australia, 28 July 2021) Taiwanese netizens thank Korea for using 'Taiwan,' not 'Chinese Taipei' (The Korea Times, 28 July 2021) Canada's TSN displays Taiwan flag on Olympic medal table (Taiwan News, 28 July 2021) 東奧/國際媒體都幫「台灣正名」 民進黨立院黨團籲「國內媒體正名」:就是台灣隊 (FTV News, 28 July 2021) 紀政:明年將再次提出「2024巴黎奧運正名公投」(Epoch Times, 27 July 2021) Why is Taiwan not called Taiwan at the Olympics? (Agence France-Presse, 27 July 2021) China calls NHK's listing of Taiwan on Olympic medal table 'little tricks' (Taiwan New, 27 July 2021) What is Chinese Taipei? (EuroNews, 26 July 2021) Tokyo Olympics Twitter account not posting flag for Taiwan when its athletes medal (Taiwan News 26, July 2021) 【專欄】看「東奧」再談「台灣正名」(Taiwan People News, 26 July 2021) 【專文】台灣人不要放棄努力——東奧證明日本人也支持正名 (Taiwan People News, 26 July 2021) 東奧會“台灣”和“中華台北引爭議 各國民眾怎麼看?(VOA, 26 July 2021) JO Tokyo 2021 : Taïwan ou "Taipei chinois" ? La question est sensible depuis quarante ans et Pékin veille au grain (franceinfo, 25 July 2021) NHK anchor introduces 'Taiwan' team at Tokyo Olympics (Taiwan News, 24 July 2021) Lawmakers say Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee requires ‘transitional justice’ (Taipei Times, 23 July 2021) Olympics Roll Call Questions the Identity of Nations (Bloomberg, 22 July 2021) なんで台湾チームがチャイニーズタイペイっていうの?【東京オリンピック】(ひっかちゃめっちゃか台湾 on YouTube, 20 July 2021) Japan's No. 2 raises possibility of joining US in defending Taiwan (Nikkei Asia, 6 July 2021) Japanese minister calls on world to protect Taiwan (Taipei Times, 30 June 2021) Suga refers to Taiwan as country, drawing fire from China (Japan Times, 10 June, 2021) Politicians push Beijing Winter Olympics ‘diplomatic boycott’ across 11 Western countries (South China Morning Post, 7 June 2021) Celebrity, Social Media and Disputes Over Taiwan’s Sovereignty (E-International Relations, 6 June 2021)  Senators announce U.S. will donate 750,000 vaccine doses to Taiwan (CBS News, 5 June 2021) Japan enters Taiwan-China fight with vaccine shipments to Taipei (Japan Times, 4 June 2021)  The Taiwan Temptation: Why Beijing May Resort to Force (Foreign Affairs, 3 June 2021) John Cena’s 'Fast and Furious' roundabout (Taiwan News, 29 May 2021) Satire site lists Taiwan as 'Country of the Year' after John Cena fiasco (Taiwan News, 28 May 2021)  Taiwan says China blocked deal with BioNTech for COVID-19 shots (Japan Times, 26 May 2021)  CM Punk trolls John Cena by declaring 'Taiwan is a country' (Taiwan News, 26 May 2021) John Cena apologizes to Chinese fans for calling Taiwan a country (Taiwan News, 25 May 2021) US, South Korea united on maintaining peace in Taiwan Strait (Taiwan News, 22 May 2021) Biden, Suga poised to present united front on Taiwan as China steps up pressure (Reuters, 16 April 2021) Japan mulling order to deploy military if China attacks Taiwan (Taiwan News, 22 March 2021) Taiwan's Pineapple Diplomacy (Video - NHK World Japan, 16 March 2021) Mitt Romney onto something in his call for a targeted boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics (USA Today, 15 March 2021) EXPLAINER: What drives possible boycott of Beijing Olympics (Associated Press, 15 March 2021) Pineapple diplomacy? China's Taiwan import ban prompts sales surge in Japan (Japan Times, 15 March 2021) US secretary of state calls Taiwan 'country' (Taiwan News, 12 March 2021) US congressmen introduce bill to end 'one-China' policy, normalize ties with Taiwan (Taiwan News, 2 March 2021) Republican calls grow for U.S. to boycott 2022 Olympics in China (Japan Times, 1 March 2021) Campaign launched in Canada to move 2022 Winter Olympics from Beijing over human rights abuses (National Post, 23 Feb 2021) Don't be silent: How a 22-year-old woman helped bring down the Tokyo Olympics chief (Reuters, 18 Feb 2021) Tokyo Olympics head Yoshiro Mori called out by Naomi Osaka and others for sexism. He must go. (NBC News, 11 Feb 2021) China is escalating human rights abuses in run-up to 2022 Olympics. Will IOC look the other way? (LA Times, 11 Feb 2021) MPs urge British Olympians to boycott 2022 Beijing Winter Games (The Guardian, 6 Feb 2021) More than 110,000 sign Japanese petition against Olympics chief after sexist comments (Japan Times, 6 Feb 2021) US senators urge IOC to remove 2022 Winter Olympics from China (Yahoo! News, 3 Feb 2021) China warns Taiwan independence 'means war' as US pledges support (BBC, 29 Jan 2021) China threatens invasion of Taiwan in new video showing military might (Washington Post, 12 Oct 2020) What’s in a name? Between “Chinese Taipei” and “Taiwan”: The contested terrain of sport nationalism in Taiwan (International Review for the Sociology of Sport, June 2020) Address human rights or get the Olympics out of China (Washington Examiner, 8 Apr 2020) Tsai Ing-wen says China must ‘face reality’ of Taiwan’s independence (The Guardian, 15 Jan 2020) Xi Jinping says Taiwan 'must and will be' reunited with China (BBC, 2 Jan 2019) 2018 Referendums: Advocates vow to continue Olympic name change fight (Taipei Times, 26 Nov 2018) Taiwan to vote on name change for 2020 Summer Olympics (Video - South China Morning Post, 22 Nov, 2018) IOC threatens to disbar Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee (Taiwan News, 20 Nov 2018) CEC accepts petition on Olympic name change (Taipei Times, 9 Oct 2018) Petition submitted calling for referendum on Taiwan dropping Chinese Taipei name at Tokyo 2020 (Inside the Games, 4 Sept 2018) Taichung stripped of right to host East Asian Youth Games in Taiwan due to Chinese pressure (Taiwan News, 18 July 2018) Argentina athletes carry Taiwan flags at Universiade closing ceremony (Taiwan News, 31 Aug 2017) Argentine athletes warned by FISU for carrying Taiwanese flags at Universiade closing ceremony (Taiwan News, 2 Sept 2017) Proposed name rectification referendum for Taiwan’s Olympic team rebuffed (Formosa TV English News, 15 March 2018) Name rectification petition gathers 4,488 signatures (Taipei Times, 6 Feb 2018) Japanese rally to call Chinese Taipei as Taiwan at Olympics (Video - Associated Press, 30 March 2017) Olympics Politics: Chinese Taipei VS Taiwan (Video - IrisVirus on YouTube, 10 Aug 2016) Politics in play at the Olympics (Video - Al Jazeera, 20 Aug 2008) How ‘Chinese Taipei’ came about (Taipei Times, 5 Aug 2008) TAIWAN'S NAME IN THE BEIJING OLYMPICS (UK Parliament, Early Day Motion 2092: tabled on 17 July 2008) Concurrent resolution requesting that the IOC allow Taiwan to use the national name, flag, and anthem of its own choosing (US House of Representatives, 7 June 2007)

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Petitioning International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach

IOC to Enact Anti-Doping Reform

The Russian doping scandal and the suspension of the Russian national team from the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang showed the scale of the doping usage problem in elite sports. At the same time, the current situation testifies to the deep system crisis and inefficiency of sports bureaucratic authorities. Actions taken by the IOC and WADA threaten the existence of the whole Olympic movement as the mechanism of international integration that unites nations and makes the World better. The sports officials set a dangerous precedent making clear that any athlete and national team could be suspended from taking part in competitions and deprived of rewards on the basis of indirect proofs. We, the undersigned, feel certain that the Olympic movement and fair-play spirit of the Olympic Games should be saved by the following urgent measures: 1. Abolish the practice of confessing the guilt of athletes just relying on the testimony of a witness and recognize the Russian athletes precedent as the civil and criminal law violation.2. Carry out an independent technical expertise of the anti-doping bottles to find out whether the scratch marks have been left on these bottles in a result of unauthorized opening or just represent the technical feature of the product.3. Create the independent anti-doping institute instead of WADA which have demonstrated its inability to fight against doping; to ensure the presence of as many nations as possible in the new organization. 4. Increase the number of in-competition and out-of-competition anti-doping tests; to ban athletes from competitions if they require temporary or permanent usage of prohibited substances according to their Therapeutic Use Exemptions.

Sue Trotter
29,638 supporters
Petitioning International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach

End gender discrimination in the Olympics. Let Women Decathlon.

There’s only one Olympic event that crowns the world’s greatest athlete. And women like Jordan Gray aren’t allowed to compete. It’s hard to imagine, but even in the year 2024, there’s no Women’s Decathlon in the Olympics. Today, hundreds of dedicated women decathletes around the globe are tirelessly training for their shot to make history at the 2024 Olympic Games. Jordan Gray is one of them. She holds the highest Decathlon score of any woman currently active in the sport, the American record, and the third highest score ever for women in the world. On behalf of all female decathletes, all she wants is an equal chance to compete.Women’s Decathlon is already in place at the highest levels of sport, including the USATF and the IAAF. Like many of her peers, Jordan is prepared to represent her country in the Heptathlon (seven events) at the 2024 Olympics. But she has a simple question for the International Olympic Committee: “If we’re succeeding in the 10 events of the decathlon, why aren’t we allowed to compete at the Olympics?” Everything needed for an Olympic Women’s Decathlon is already in place for 2024. A field of amazing women decathletes stands ready to compete. The only obstacle to making Women’s Decathlon a 2024 Olympic sport is a “yes” from the IOC and president Thomas Bach. For fairness and equality, sign the petition to demand the inclusion of Women’s Decathlon in the 2024 Summer Olympics. https://www.letwomendecathlon.org

Let Women Decathlon
29,541 supporters
Petitioning Deutscher Olympia Sportbund, International Olympic Committee, Nationaler Olympia Komitee, Heiko Maas, Bundesregierung, Thomas Bach, European Parliament, Samsung, Intel, Toyota Motor Company, Volksw...

Genozid an den #Uiguren: Boykott von Winter-Olympia 2022 in Peking!

DE / EN Seit 2017 ist laut UNO bekannt, dass mindestens eine Million Uigur:innen willkürlich in Westchina in der Provinz Xinjiang gegen ihren Willen und ohne richterlichen Beschluss gefangen gehalten werden. In den sogenannten Internierungslagern werden die Uigur:innen zu guten und sozialisierten Chines:innen erzogen. Kurz und knapp: Sie werden politisch und kulturell indoktriniert, weil man ihre Identität und Ethnie vernichten möchte. Es findet somit ein kultureller Genozid statt! Hierbei handelt es sich bei den Betroffenen nicht nur um Uigur:innen, sondern auch um Menschen die dem muslimischen oder christlichen Glauben angehören oder Minderheiten, wie den Kasachen, Kirgisen und Hui-Chinesen. Maßnahmen wie Sanktionen sind von der EU und anderen Nationen zwar erteilt worden, fallen jedoch zu milde aus.  Deshalb fordern wir vom Deutschen Olympia Sportbund den Boykott der Winter-Olympia 2022 in Peking! Wir möchten verhindern, dass unsere Sportler:innen für wirtschaftliche Zwecke instrumentalisiert werden und somit indirekt die Menschenrechtsverletzungen in Ostturkestan (Xinjiang) unterstützen. Seit 2019 berichten Augenzeugen und Betroffene von ihrer Zwangssterilisation sowie Schwangerschaftsabbrüchen, Foltermethoden und von Suizidfälle in den Arbeitslagern. Kinder werden von ihren Eltern getrennt und in Internate und Pflegefamilien gesteckt. Viele Uigur:innen im Ausland haben seit längerer Zeit keinen Kontakt mehr zu ihren Verwandten und Bekannten in Ostturkestan (Xinjiang). Anfragen über den Vermisstenstand und der gesundheitlichen Situation von Familie und Freunde blockieren die chinesischen Behörden ab und weisen sie zurück. Uigurische Zwangsarbeiter:innen sind zudem bei der Produktion von großen internationalen Firmen eingesetzt. Durch hochmoderne Überwachungstechnologien werden Minderheiten in der Provinz identifiziert und ausfindig gemacht, um sie dann in Internierungslager zu stecken. Wir sind Sabrin und Torhan und stellen eine klare Forderung! Als Studierende der Sozialwissenschaften haben wir uns in einem Seminar für Politische Soziologie kennengelernt und schnell gemerkt, dass uns die Situation der Uigur:innen in Ostturkestan aus humanitären/pflichtbewussten Beweggründen sehr am Herzen liegt. Aufgrund unserer Geschichte tragen gerade wir als junge Generation die unverzichtbare Verantwortung die Menschenrechte zu verteidigen! Wir dürfen nicht zulassen, dass Berlin 1936 zu Beijing 2022 wird. Wir tragen die Verantwortung! 

Sabrin & Torhan von "Loud For Uyghurs"
21,709 supporters
Petitioning Joko Widodo, President of the United States, Joseph R. Biden, Kamala Harris, Antonio Tajani, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Thomas Bach, Presidencia Municipal Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Dr Michael Gannon, Ir. Su...

PT Toba Pulp Lestari took away Parbulu's right to life for 34 years, when must to return !

1. Parbulu is a village inhabited by the descendants of Ompu Sinta MANURUNG, located in the village of Banjar Ganjang sub-district, Toba district, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, which is directly adjacent to PT Toba Pulp Lestari which is owned by Sukanto Tanoto, the richest billionaire in Indonesia. 2. The Parbulu land area of ​​40 ha has been planted with various kinds of plants since 1890, but the presence of PT Toba Pulp Lestari since 1986 has become a big problem and 20 ha of Parbulu's land and burial ground are walled by PT TPL. and the remaining Parbulu land is polluted and damaging the lives of residents. 3. For the past 3 years Parbulu has struggled for rights and has made every effort, including to the government, but until now it has faced a deadlock ..! in this struggle since 1990, we experienced many victims, especially our parents, St Rancang Manurung, who died in 2002 in fighting for rights. Until now, compensation for environmental damage and deprivation of rights has never been given. 4. We appeal to the leaders of countries and fighters for justice and Human Rights throughout the world, who are around the world, to help and assist our Suffering which is still ongoing for 34 years now. 5. We really miss, our land, water and environment will return to normal and not be polluted. as well as land and cemeteries that were confiscated, returned to us, including compensation for 34 years.Please help from all fathers and mothers in all countries and the world .

Rev Faber S Manurung
20,197 supporters
Closed
Petitioning Thomas Bach

Boicote aos Jogos Olímpicos de Inverno PyengChang 2018, na Coreia do Sul, nação que consume carne canina. (Boycott PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, A Dog Eating Nation!)

Boycott PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, A Dog Eating Nation! Esta é a nossa versão em português da petição "Boycott PyengChang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, A Dog Eating Nation!" This is our Portuguese Petition for Petition "Boycott PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, A Dog Eating Nation!" Petição dirigida ao Presidente do Comité Olímpico Internacional, Thomas Bach, e ao Presidente dos Jogos Olímpicos de Inverno PyeongChang 2018, da Coreia do Sul, Yang-Ho Cho. Vimos pedir a vossa atenção para o seguinte vídeo: http://youtu.be/3uR8R8Mu70Q A Coreia do Sul é a décima quarta maior economia do mundo. Todavia, é neste país que cerca de 2 milhões e meio de cães e milhares de gatos são abatidos todos os anoa, para serem consumidos como “comida saudável”. Sujeitos a inimagináveis torturas e a diversas carências, desde que nascem até ao dia em que são mortos, os cães destinados ao consumo são presos em jaulas minúsculas e sujas, durante toda a vida, sem qualquer tipo de abrigo que os proteja das variações climáticas. Os seus tímpanos são frequentemente cortados, para que os cães fiquem impedidos de ladrar. Em pleno dia, e frequentemente sob observação de outros cães, são eletrocutados, enforcados, agredidos, degolados, ou cozidos ou queimados até morrerem. Esta é uma indústria motivada por lucros irresponsáveis e imorais, livre de impostos e não regulamentada. Promove-se agressivamente com base no mito de que o consumo de carne de cão (particularmente o órgão sexual masculino) aumenta a virilidade e a resistência masculinas. Os sul-coreanos defendem que quanto mais o cão sofre, melhor é a sua carne. Por esta razão, muitos cães são sujeitos a uma situação de terror e sofrimento extremo, antes da sua morte. Muitos gatos são frequentemente cozidos vivos para a produção de tónicos e elixires que alguns acreditam curar o reumatismo. O consumo na Coreia do Sul é tão excessivo que, neste momento, cerca de 20% dos cães são importados da China. É difícil acreditar que a Coreia do Sul, uma das grandes potências económicas do mundo, com um significante nível educativo, continua a perpetuar esta barbaridade. Para os milhões de cães e gatos que são violentados e abatidos nos mercados, nos matadouros, nos restaurantes e nas quintas de produção da Coreia do Sul esta é uma realidade trágica e um pesadelo do qual não conseguem escapar. Se a Coreia do Sul quiser ser respeitada como uma nação consciente é necessário que reforce a sua estratégia ao nível das leis de proteção animal e que proíba o consumo de carne de cão e gato. A crueldade tem persistido demasiado, e é agora tempo de o governo sul-coreano assumir a sua responsabilidade no que respeita à construção de uma moral nacional que abomine esta prática. O fim dela não só salvará muitos animais de um sofrimento inimaginável, como contribuirá para colocar a Coreia do Sul numa posição económica mais benéfica, na medida em que muitas pessoas por todo o mundo se manifestam a favor do fim desta barbárie. Como disse Mahatma Gandhi, “a grandeza de uma nação e a sua progressão moral está em directa relação com o modo como os animais são tratados nessa nação”. É agora tempo para que as questões sobre o bem-estar animal sejam tratadas seriamente, na Coreia do Sul, onde vive uma sociedade que acreditamos ser eticamente responsável e capaz de mostrar compaixão. Isto quer também dizer que é tempo de o governo sul-coreano começar a reeducar o público sobre a importância da esterilização, do não abandono, e do correto tratamento a ser dado aos animais. O primeiro passo é abolir o consumo de carne de cão e gato. Se a Coreia do Sul não se comprometer com o que acima vai sugerido, farei boicote aos Jogos Olímpicos de Inverno PyeongChang 2018, como farei igualmente boicote ao nível turístico e comercial. Espero que V. Ex.ª considere a minha mensagem com a atenção que ela devidamente merece. Aguardarei a sua resposta. Agradeço, antecipadamente, tudo o que puder fazer no sentido de alterar a presente situação de barbárie descontrolada. ------------------------- É igualmente pertinente escrever ao Comité Olímpico, no sentido de manifestar a intenção de boicote aos Jogos Olímpicos de Inverno PyeongChang 2018. Comité Olímpico InternacionalSr. Thomas BachChâteau de VidyCase postale 3561001 LausanneSwitzerland Mais informação: International Olympic Committee Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Official Website for The 23rd Olympic Winter Games - PyeongChang, South Korea South Korea's Dog Meat Industry - Cruelty during the transport of meat dogs South Korea's Cruel and Gruesome Dog Meat Industry - "Two faces of Traditional Markets" Short link for this petition: https://goo.gl/EfDd3p

KOREANDOGS.ORG
9,495 supporters
Petitioning 菅 義偉 内閣総理大臣, 小池百合子 東京都知事, Thomas Bach, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus

2021年開催予定の東京オリンピック・パラリンピックの延期を求めますJapan's Health&Image in Danger-Postpone Olympics to '22!

Please see the English text below↓新型コロナウイルスの感染流行が拡大している中、世界中の人の健康と幸せを最優先に考え、世界でワクチン摂取が完了し安心して参加ができる2022年に延期することをご提案いたします。 理由は以下の通りです。 1.日本に暮らす人々の健康を第一に考え、アスリートを含め国民全員の健康を守ることが今最優先事項です。 2.世界中から選手、サポーター、メディアが押し寄せることが想定され、現実的に万全の感染対策などは不可能である。 3. 国民の税金を使ってやる事業において、国民にとってリスクがある開催、望まない開催は許されない。 4.またそのような可能性がある以上、対外的にもコロナ禍での開催は日本のイメージを著しく傷つける恐れがある。 5.大会を支援するスポンサーにとってもこのような事態での開催は損益となる。   以上、リスクしかない今季のオリンピック・パラリンピック開催について国益を優先するのか、国民の命を優先するのか再度ご検討いただき、日本国民及び世界の人が望む大会の開催にむけて、日本のリーダーとして勇気ある決断してくれることを信じています。 Dear Mr. Thomas Bach (President of the International Olympic Committee), Mr. Yoshihide Suga (Prime Minister of Japan), Ms. Yuriko Koike (Governor of Tokyo), Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus (WHO Director General) It is time to make a momentous decision based on common sense and in the interest of public health and the true Olympic spirit. Less then 3 months before the scheduled opening of the games the unfortunate reality is that infection rates globally are still rising, new mutations are increasing and vaccines cannot be administered as fast as hoped for. Global spectators and most of the international volunteers to the games have already been disinvited and tens of thousands athletes, media & journalists, officials and sponsor guests will attend at the increasingly likely risk of a super spreader event taking place in Tokyo. Pure common sense and the massive investments by the Japanese public and sponsors alike suggest that the games should only be held in a safe and joyous environment that can be celebrated by all,with openness and inclusion that highlights the wonders and beauty of Japan without fear and discomfort. A once in a century global pandemic of epic proportions should be reason enough to make the right decision, no mater how difficult, to keep mankind safe and enable the whole world to enjoy and participate in safe and joyful Olympics, true to the founding spirit of the Olympic games… Thank you for exhibiting true leadership and mustering the courage to postpone the games by one year to enable truly #HappyOlympics 2022. Thank you ! The #HappyOlympics 2022 Committee

Happy Olympics 2022
9,210 supporters