The 'Genocide Olympics'

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Author(s) Ronan Farrow
Source The Wall Street Journal
Date March 28, 2007
Quotes-start.png "Beijing is uniquely positioned to put a stop to the slaughter, yet they have so far been unabashed in their refusal to do so. But there is now one thing that China may hold more dear than their unfettered access to Sudanese oil: their successful staging of the 2008 Summer Olympics. That desire may provide a lone point of leverage with a country that has otherwise been impervious to all criticism." Quotes-end.png

The following other items refer to this item: Khartoum's enablers in Beijing, Moving China on Darfur

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This item argues for the position China should pressure the Sudan to end the conflict on the topic Darfur conflict.