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Boycott Beijing?

Several nations planning to participate in this summer's Beijing Olympics are witnessing protests in response to China's weekend crackdown on...




Several nations planning to participate in this summer's Beijing Olympics are witnessing protests in response to China's weekend crackdown on demonstrators in Tibet. Today's dispatches assert that the riot claimed 16 lives, while earlier unconfirmed reports had the toll as high as 100.

Objectors in several international cities erupted in dissent, encouraging their home countries to boycott the Games. The International Olympic Committee called for a peaceful resolution to the violence and quickly issued its opposition to the boycott babble.

If you're a little weary about the endless controversy surrounding the host nation's run-up to August, just close your eyes and fixate on the epitome-of-cool that is their nearly-complete Olympic Stadium.





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