Thursday, February 07, 2008

China Continues Human Rights Crackdown Ahead of Olympics

“Beijing has given virtually no signs that it intends to keep the promises made to the international community in exchange for hosting the Games. On the contrary, we have witnessed a systematic effort to silence, suppress and repress Chinese citizens who are trying to push the government into greater respect for fundamental rights.”

Sophie Richardson, Asia advocacy director at Human Rights Watch, Feb 6th 2008

Click here for video evidence of the crackdown.

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