PM: 'Better to challenge prejudice as we attend' Sochi

David Cameron said he believes it would be "better to challenge prejudice as we attend, rather than boycotting the Winter Olympics" in Russia.

In response to a letter Stephen Fry wrote urging him to back the boycott, the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter:

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1/2 Thank you for your note @stephenfry. I share your deep concern about the abuse of gay people in Russia...

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2/2 @stephenfry However, I believe we can better challenge prejudice as we attend, rather than boycotting the Winter Olympics. DC

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Fry calls for protest symbol

Stephen Fry says athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi should create a "symbol" during the Games to show support for gay people in Russia. David Cameron said he believes it would be better to "challenge prejudice" rather than boycott the event.