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Asia Sentinel Singed by Olympic Torch: A Story Retraction

May 11, 2008

Asia Sentinel (Hong Kong)
May 8, 2008

Asia Sentinel Singed by Olympic Torch, Our Correspondent, May 8, 2008, Asia Sentinel is removing our story on the seizure of the Olympic torch in Shenzhen from the website. Although it was supplied by a heretofore reliable Chinese reporter who obtained the details and video from a Chinese eyewitness, we have determined that it is not sufficiently verifiable. We apologize.

In May 9. 2008, the WTNN item * tittled "Chinese Protesters Extinguish the Olympic Torch at Home" relayed Asia Sentinel) proved to inaccurate and misleading. Story quoted above is a retraction. We apologize to our readers.
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