By China Watcher
According to a senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) director, Francois Carrard, the Beijing Olympics will bring human rights progress to
Human rights is an important factor for most Western nations and its influence in the IOC have thwarted China’s bid in 1993 but China support from the mainly Third World countries have assisted the country to successfully bid for the 2008 Olympics to the chagrin and disappointment of the Human rights activists.
The observation of
The Olympic Games in
Carrard is not agreeable with the resignation of Mr. Spielberg as artistic director and he believe that pressurized strategies will not be effective and political issues should be discussed in the many political forums. Politics and sports should not be allowed to mix.
The US, Germany and UK had developed good relations with China and is using the diplomatic channels to engage China in human rights dialogue which I believe is much more effective to chart a gradual progress of human rights in the country. The degree of progress in human rights in
On Tuesday 26 February 2008, the Bush Administration said that the Olympics Games will help to open
Yesterday, at a news conference in