Ancient Olympia: Anti-Beijing Winter Olympic protestors arrested during flame lighting ceremony

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Anti-Beijing Winter Olympic 2022 protestors were arrested today during flame lighting ceremony at Ancient Olympia.

Photos by Derek Gatopoulos of Associated Press.

The entirety of the torch lighting ceremony, including the arrest of the protestor, was caught during the livestream by Greek City Times.

Protestors against Beijing’s hosting of the 2022 Winter Olympics were also arrested yesterday after breaking into a closed off area of the Acropolis in Athens and endangering an area undergoing restoration work.

READ MORE: Two arrested in Greece for protesting Beijing Olympics at Acropolis.


Greek CIty Times 2021
Greek CIty Times 2021