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China: Olympic Lie?

A video on the human rights condition in China with hot debate in the comment section.

4 comments

  • It is a strong video. For some reason it reminds a story of Picsso:

    A German official approached Pablo Picasso, he was standing in front of his enormous, black and white magna opus, Guernica. It was the 1937 world’s fair, the Spanish Civil War was raging, and the German Wehrmacht was gaining strength. “Did you do this?” He said, motioning with obvious disgust at the giant mural, Picasso’s shocking portrayal of the destruction of the Basque village of Guernica by Hitler’s Luftwaffe Condor Legion. The iconic image is jagged, grotesque, man and animal alike scream into oblivious violence, a horse is broken, a spear puncturing its flank, a bare breasted mother roars into the sky, her dead baby cradled in slack arms. The German repeated himself, his voice growing louder, “Excuse me, did you do this?” He demanded. Picasso turned, smiled politely, and answered, “no sir, you did.”

  • The problem of relocation due to large sports events is a global one. See this recent article: http://www.thepulse2007.org/?p=88

  • Jeff

    Yes it is a global scene and I am not surprised by seeing it; however, relocation of the poeple should not be not by physical force and brutality as well as by the local government’s consent to mistreating its own people in China!

    Shame one CHINA!

  • al

    way to go china…listen to the western hypocrites who are quick in their knee jerk condemnation of their version of evil

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