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Rights Issue Looms as Bush Heads to China

August 24, 2018
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With President Bush set to leave next week for the Olympics in Beijing, the White House is coming under increased pressure from lawmakers and advocacy groups to make a public statement of concern about the crackdown on human rights and freedom in China.

(Washington Post — 3 August, 2008)
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BANGKOK, Aug. 6–Just before flying to Beijing for the opening of the Olympic Games, President Bush plans to give a speech in the Thai capital that will include blunt language on human rights in China, saying that “America stands in firm opposition” to China’s detention of political dissidents, h…

(Washington Post — 8 hours ago)
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BANGKOK, Aug. 6–Just before flying to Beijing for the opening of the Olympic games, President Bush plans a speech in the Thai capital that will include some of his bluntest language yet on human rights in China, saying that “America stands in firm opposition” to China’s detention of political di…

(Washington Post — 10 hours ago)
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President Bush plans to pointedly express deep concerns about the state of human rights in China and urge the communist nation to allow political freedom for its citizens. (New York Times — 13 hours ago)
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TOYAKO, Japan, July 7 — Leaders of the Group of Eight major industrialized nations expect to sign off this week on a plan to provide detailed assessments of how well individual countries are fulfilling promises of development assistance to Africa, according to sources familiar with the initiative.

(Washington Post — 3 hours ago)
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BEIJING, July 1 — A group of Chinese human rights lawyers were detained and later put under house arrest by government security officials to prevent them from attending a dinner hosted Sunday by two members of the U.S. Congress.

(Washington Post — 3 hours ago)
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On Tuesday, the White House announced that President Bush was planning to visit South Korea on Aug. 5 and 6.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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On the eve of his arrival for the opening of the Olympics, President Bush raised deep concerns about China. (New York Times — 11 hours ago)
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