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CNSNews: IOC Urged to Consider Human Rights in Future

August 25, 2008


Excerpted from CNSNews:

"The Chinese authorities have blatantly and successfully used the games to achieve political goals, putting the international community on notice that China is a powerful gold-medal state and stoking patriotism and national pride among countless Chinese," said Sharon Hom, executive director of Human Rights in China (HRIC). "Yet the carefully orchestrated facade could not conceal a police state that tramples on human rights."

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