Olympic champ not welcome to Beijing

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 20:09 | Posted in China, Human rights, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

This just in: Olympic skating champion Joey Cheek has apparently gotten his visa cancelled. He received a phone call from the Chinese consulate in Washington just hours before he was due to fly to Beijing.

Mr. Cheek is known as a vocal critic of Chinese support to the Sudanese government’s brutal actions in Darfur.


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