The Beijing Olympics And Chinese Human Right
Sure, the 2008 Olympic Games will proceed but
The questions the International Olympic Committee must answer in relation to the Chinese bid are numerous, the processes of the bid highlighting the fact that Olympic host city selection processes are open to 'incentive and encouragement' processes which can better be described as 'blatant graft and corruption'. What did
Then we come to the commitments that China made in terms of its appalling human rights record remembering that China is a 'one-party' State in which the Chinese Communist Party is essentially accountable to no-one except itself, remembering also that, as a member of the UN, China is responsible to uphold human rights laws and conventions.
For instance, no-one has yet been called to account for the Government-instructed brutalities of
Free speech is
Freedom of religion also does not exist and
The treatment of
And then there are
In all, if
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