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China announces Olympics "stability drive" after riot

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posted on Jun, 30 2008 @ 10:08 AM
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China announces Olympics "stability drive" after riot


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BEIJING (Reuters) - China has launched a nationwide campaign to defuse protest ahead of the Beijing Olympic Games, state media reported on Monday, days after a riot in the country's southwest highlighted volatile social strains.
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With authorities eager to present China as a harmonious nation during the August Games, the government has ordered local officials to defuse petition campaigns by discontented citizens and to prevent "mass incidents".
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posted on Jun, 30 2008 @ 10:08 AM
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Stability drive? Is that what they are calling it these days? What a wonderful way to say that the Chinese secret police will take "extra measures" to make sure the world doesn't see what monsters they really are.

I wonder if the US will start a "stability drive" for the same reason.


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posted on Jun, 30 2008 @ 10:42 AM
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I wonder if they'll establish 'free speech zones' in the Gobi dessert - free transportation (after all it is communism.)



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