Saturday, August 02, 2008

Beijing Surprises

I am so shocked.

Beijing has had trouble with keeping its promise about human rights improvements during the Olympic Games:

"By continuing to persecute and punish those who speak out for human rights, the Chinese authorities have lost sight of the promises they made when they were granted the Games seven years ago," said Roseann Rife, Amnesty's Asia-Pacific deputy director.

Read more in this MSNBC story. Really, it is amazing.


  1. And by "amazing" I assume you're referring to the fact that the OCC trusted them in the first place.

    Shaking my head on that one.


  2. I am shaking my head too Rebecca :(