China mounts dissident assault before Games

From the Telegraph

China has been accused of committing new human rights abuses ahead of this August’s Beijing Olympics, while spending vast amounts on hi-tech surveillance and security systems.

The crackdown is making a mockery of China’s promise to the International Olympic Committee in 2001 that it would improve its dismal human rights record and allow greater media freedom if it were allowed to host the Games. [continues…]

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