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Chinese call for Olympic boycott

Posted by terres on June 28, 2008

Chinese Uighur call for Olympic boycott

Reuters June 25 – People from the Chinese Uighur minority call on the international community to boycott the Beijing Olympic games.

The Uighur who come from the Xinjiang province demonstrated at the European Commission for the world to put more pressure on China to stop repressing their people and to redress their human rights record. China has said it has foiled Olympic bomb plots and plans to kidnap athletes by militants from the Xinjiang region.

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China, US: Brothers In Torture!

Posted by terres on May 21, 2008

The China Beast: From Massacre at Tiananmen to Waterboarding in Guantanamo

Report: U.S. Soldiers Did ‘Dirty Work’ for Chinese Interrogators

Alleges Guantanamo Personnel Softened Up Detainees at Request of Chinese Intelligence

U.S. military personnel at Guantanamo Bay allegedly softened up detainees at the request of Chinese intelligence officials who had come to the island facility to interrogate the men — or they allowed the Chinese to dole out the treatment themselves, according to claims in a new government report. […]


U.S. Army troops stand guard over Sally Port One at Camp Delta where detainees are held at the United States Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (REUTERS/Joe Skipper) Image may be subject to copyright. see RTSF Fair Use Notice!

According to the report by Justice Department Inspector General Glenn Fine, an FBI agent reported a detainee belonging to China’s ethnic Uighur minority and a Uighur translator told him Uighur detainees were kept awake for long periods, deprived of food and forced to endure cold for hours on end, just prior to questioning by Chinese interrogators.

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