People’s Republic of China: The Olympics countdown – crackdown on activists threatens Olympics legacy

People’s Republic of China: The Olympics countdown – crackdown on activists threatens Olympics legacy

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Index Number: ASA 17/050/2008
Date Published: 1 April 2008
Categories: China

With little more than four months to go before the Beijing Olympics, few substantial reforms have been introduced that will have a significant, positive impact on human rights in China. This is particularly apparent in the plight of individual activists and journalists, who have bravely sought to expose ongoing human rights abuses and call on the government to address them.


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