Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

The Dalai Lama denies trying to “sabotage” the Beijing Olympics but groups supporting a free Tibet “could remind the international community, including the Chinese people, about the repression and urgency of the situation in Tibet.” His statement came a day after Chinese authorities warned preparations had been made to stop campaigners opposed to China’s rule […]

Steven Spielberg decides he won’t be the Leni Riefenstahl of the Beijing Olympics. Rights groups on Wednesday praised Hollywood director Steven Spielberg’s decision to shun involvement with the Beijing Olympics opening and closing ceremonies because China was not doing enough to help end the crisis in Darfur. Spielberg’s move marked a high-profile setback for Beijing […]