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Some of China's Biggest Critics

March 10, 2008

New York Sun, NY
March 10, 2008

With the Beijing Olympics five months away, a number of prominent
figures have protested China's government and some have even called
for a boycott of the games.

Bill Richardson, governor of new Mexico: Suggested America consider
boycotting the games if China did not take action to improve the
situation in Sudan.

Maxine Waters, congresswoman of california: Introduced a congressional
resolution calling for a boycott of the games because of Sudan.

prince charles, Duke of cornwall: Has said he will not attend the
Olympics as a show of support for Tibet's independence movement.

Mia Farrow, actress: Called on television sponsors and on Steven
Spielberg to withdraw from what she calls the "Genocide Olympics."

steven spielberg, director:

Left his position as an "artistic consultant" to the games and urged
China to do more to pressure the Sudanese government to end the
genocide in Darfur. Richard Gere, actor: Called for a boycott of the
games

in protest of China's Tibet policy.

Archbishop Desmond tutu:

Called for a boycott unless China moves to end the genocide in Darfur.

paul Mccartney, musician:

Said he would not perform in China or attend the Olympics in protest
of the country's use of dogs and cats for fur.
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