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The House of Representatives on Tuesday adopted a resolution on the “serious human rights situation” in China, calling on Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s administration to take steps to relieve the situation as the Beijing Winter Olympics get set to kick off.

Japan has already announced it will not send a government delegation to the Games, following a U.S.-led diplomatic boycott over concerns about China’s human rights record, although Tokyo avoided explicitly labeling its move as such.

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