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Excerpted from The Ottawa Citizen : Hu Shigen , 53, was released Tuesday after serving the majority of his 20-year sentence for "carrying out counterrevolutionary propaganda and incitement" and "organizing a counterrevolutionary group," said Human Rights in China. Access to the full text of this...
Excerpted from AFP (via YahooNews) : Hu Shigen , 53, was released on Tuesday but has been stripped of his political rights for five years, including the rights of free speech and assembly, Human Rights in China said. "We welcome the release of Hu Shigen, but it is tragic that Hu had to suffer so...
Excerpted from Unrepresented Nations and Persons Organization : Initial discussions dwelt on the impact the Olympic Games had had on China’s policy towards its citizens. Mrs. Hom, representing Human Rights in China, stated her organization’s belief that political change in China would have to be...
Excerpted from BBC: World Have Your Say : "It was the Chinese government and authorities who made promises pre-2001, and they made promises to the IOC, to the international community, and to its own people that it would be a Green Olympics, a high-tech Olympics, a free and open Olympics, and a...
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,...
Excerpted from Deutsche Presse-Agentur (via Monsters and Critics) : According to Sharon Hom, executive director of the Hong Kong-based Human Rights in China (HRIC), 'the carefully orchestrated facade could not conceal a police state that tramples on human rights.' Access to the full text of this...
Excerpted from Deutsche Presse-Agentur (via Bangkok Post) : The Chinese government "blatantly and successfully" used the Games to realize its political goals, Hong Kong-based Human Rights in China (HRIC) said. "Yet the carefully orchestrated facade could not conceal a police state that tramples on...
Excerpted from Reuters (via Guardian) : "...the carefully orchestrated facade could not conceal a police state that tramples on human rights," said Sharon Hom of New York-based Human Rights in China in an emailed statement. Access to the full text of this article may require a subscription and...
Excerpted from Seattle Times : "Our assessment all along has been that the preparations for the Games and the holding of the Games have actually contributed to a worsening of certain areas of human rights," said Sharon Hom, the executive director of the New York-based nonprofit group Human Rights...
Excerpted from Chicago Tribune : Moreover, applicants could face harsher consequences. Last week, New York-based Human Rights in China reported that two Beijing residents were ordered to serve a 1-year term of "re-education through labor" after they made repeated applications to demonstrate within...

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