If you’re going to San Francisco… The IOC might end the torch’s action-packed international tour because of all the protesters. The torch’s global journey was supposed to highlight China’s growing economic and political power. But activists opposing China’s human rights policies and a recent crackdown on Tibet have been protesting along the torch’s 85,000-mile route […]
The protests move to San Francisco, the only American city the torch will visit. A least six protesters arrested so far. They were worried about this — the city being a famous hotbed of protest and political activism. Not everyone in the Bay Area is on board with the protests, of course.