Brutal But Accurate

With the 2022 Olympic Winter Games being held in Beijing, I thought this biathlon poster I found today on Facebook seemed timely.

If you don’t get it, do an Interwebs search for “uighurs”.

UPDATE: The above was done by Chinese dissident artist Badiucao. He has won the Vaclav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent in 2020.

Badiucao’s work above is part of a five canvas series criticizing Chinese human rights abuses ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. He resides in exile in Australia where this art was created. It seems some Australian billboard companies are fearful of pissing off China and have refused to allow his work to appear on their billboards.

Jon Wertheim of CBS News just did a long story about Badiucao and his artwork this evening on 60 Minutes.

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