China, Human Rights, and the 2008 Olympics

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China, Human Rights, and the 2008 Olympics
An issue that surfaced because of China’s hosting of the 2008 Olympics was the attention brought to its human rights record. The country had long wished to be a center stage player in world politics and culture, and achieved this goal through this event. Placing itself center stage, however, gave protestors wishing to address its human rights issues a rare chance to bring world attention to the issue. The main issues targeted by these protests were China’s relationship to Tibet, and China’s support for the Sudanese government. In response, China waged its own public relations campaign, via its own state controlled media outlets and also by attempting to push its story via world media outlets....
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