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Some Countries Consider Beijing Olympics Boycott

Item: Calls Mount for Olympic Ceremony Boycott/Associated Press

More Info: Moves to punish China over its handling of violence in Tibet gained momentum Tuesday, with a novel suggestion for a mini-boycott of the Beijing Olympics by VIPs at the opening ceremony. Such a protest by world leaders would be a huge slap in the face for China’s Communist leadership.

Question: Should the United States boycott the Beijing Olympics to protest China’s handling of violence in Tibet?


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