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Excerpted from The Washington Post : "This provocative decision – with the blessing of the International Olympic Committee – could aggravate tensions and undermine the fragile process to find a peaceful long-term solution for Tibet and the region," said Sharon Hom, executive director of Human...
Excerpted from The Earth Times : "With the region flooded by security forces and largely sealed off to tourists and journalists following the March demonstrations, taking the torch to Tibet is a highly politicized gesture of control," Sharon Hom, the director of US-based Human Rights in China, said...
Excerpted from CTV.ca : A U.S. human rights group called the Lhasa torch run a "provocative decision" that harmed efforts to "find a peaceful long-term solution for Tibet and the region." "The government's insistence on parading the torch through Lhasa can only undermine the respect and trust...
Excerpted from Agence France Presse : Human Rights in China, a New York-based rights group, said Saturday it was "deeply concerned" by the Chinese authorities' decision to send the torch to Tibet. "This provocative decision – with the blessing of the International Olympic Committee – could...
Excerpted from Associated Press : New York-based Human Rights in China called the Lhasa relay a "provocative decision" that harmed efforts to "find a peaceful long-term solution for Tibet and the region." "The government's insistence on parading the torch through Lhasa can only undermine the...
Excerpted from Reuters : "This provocative decision – with the blessing of the International Olympic Committee – could aggravate tensions and undermine the fragile process to find a peaceful long-term solution for Tibet and the region," said Human Rights in China Executive Director Sharon Hom...
Excerpted from Wall Street Journal : Human Rights in China, an activist group based in New York, said Tuesday that Chinese authorities detained a political activist named Huang Qi late last week on suspicion of illegally possessing state secrets following his visits to the quake zone. In a...
Excerpted from The Guardian : An activist who criticised the government's response to the Sichuan earthquake has been detained on charges of allegedly possessing state secrets. The watchdog group Human Rights in China said the detention of Huang Qi , founder of the human rights website 64Tianwang,...
Excerpted from The Guardian : The watchdog Human Rights in China said Huang had been detained on June 10 after visiting areas affected by the earthquake in May, centered in Sichuan province. The group said Huang's purpose there had been to write about parents whose children had died or were missing...
Excerpted from Associated Press : The watchdog group Human Rights in China said Tuesday that Huang was detained June 10 after visiting areas affected by a powerful May 12 earthquake centered in Sichuan and writing about parents who lost their children. "This is another illustration of how a person...

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