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The Olympics, big business and dictatorship

The Olympics, big business and dictatorship

A short history of the Olympics: Rather than the Olympic movement’s self-professed ideals of ‘internationalism’ and ‘fair play’, the Games are about two at first sight contradictory forces: nationalistic flag-waving and capitalist globalisation

China launches sweeping crackdown on rights lawyers

China launches sweeping crackdown on rights lawyers

More than 100 arrests • Human rights lawyers branded “enemies of the state”