Steven Spielberg pulls out of the Olympics over Darfur, a UK newspaper has published a letter from 80 Nobel laureates and artists urging Beijing to help end the conflict in Sudan, Reporters Without Borders calls China’s involvement in Africa ‘toxic’ and we can’t move for emails saying it’s time to world spoke out about the human rights record of this year’s Olympic hosts. But is the criticism fair?
Archive for February 14th, 2008
The US President has just given an interview to the BBC’s Matt Frei…..
Elsewhere, yesterday’s programme about pain meant that we didn’t talk about Australia’s historic apology to Aborigines for past assimilation policies. Should we discuss that and other apologies today?