lørdag 1. august 2015

Beijing Is Awarded 2022 Winter Olympics, Despite No Snow and Human Rights Concerns

"The Olympic motto of 'higher, faster, and stronger' is a perfect description of the Chinese government's assault on civil society: more peaceful activists detained in record time, subject to far harsher treatment," said Sophie Richardson, China director at NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW). "In choosing China to host another games, the IOC has tripped on a major human rights hurdle," she said. Read more