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The Torch in San Francisco; Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu addressed protesters in San Francisco: “We’re not at a moment where we are calling for a boycott of the games because the athletes have spent a lot of time preparing, and you don’t want to penalise them unnecessarily. But I am certainly calling on heads of state not to attend the opening […]

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Torch arrives in North America

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 […]

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The Torch and the Golden Gate

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.

By Tricycle
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