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Global Athletes group calls for IOC to abolish Rule 50, which bans protests at Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee's ban on protests — including kneeling in support of anti-racism — is a breach of human rights, according to the Global Athlete group.

The group has called on Olympic and Paralympic officials to move immediately to abolish the rule, opening up the ability for athletes to make genuine acts of protest without penalty.

  • ABC News

Rule 50 of the Olympic Charter states that “no kind of …

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