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March 28 , 2008

Editorial: Beijing's vile actions deserve strong reply  28/03-2008 11:04  (San Antonio Express-News)
Politics is an inherent part of the Olympic Games. From the opening ceremonies to the final medal counts, the games are a pageant of national flags and political identities.

Editorial Cartoon  28/03-2008 10:05  (Washington Post)
Bush at the Beijing Olympic Games

Vaughan backed in Olympic stance  28/03-2008 03:53  (BBC)
Vaughan is a member of sporting pressure group Team DarfurBritish badminton number one Richard Vaughan has been backed in his human rights stand by two of the highest profile sports politics figures.

Arab League urged to act on Darfur  27/03-2008 23:58  (MSN UK)
British Muslims have called on the Arab League to act over the ongoing crisis in Darfur.In a letter to the organisation's secretary general, Amr Moussa, a coalition of more than 20 Muslim groups, including the Muslim Council of Britain and the Muslim Association of Britain, demanded 'urgent attention' to the...

Olympics become a hurdle  27/03-2008 21:12  (Los Angeles Times)
THIS isn't exactly the show Chinese government officials had in mind when they signed on to host the Olympic Games in Beijing this summer. They had envisioned a sporting event full of Hollywood splendor (Steven Spielberg would serve as an artistic advisor to the Games.

U.N. Body Calls on Sudan to Tackle Rights Abuses  27/03-2008 15:02  (The New York Times)
Filed at 2:37 p.m. ET GENEVA (Reuters) - The top United Nations human rights body called on Sudan on Thursday to tackle human rights violations and prosecute those responsible for abuses.

China asks Olympic torch's route to be shortened  27/03-2008 08:30  (Yahoo! India Finance)
China has asked San Francisco, the only stop for Olympic torch relay in North America, to shrink the route from eight miles to six miles following planned protest by rights activists.

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