Olympics Accused Over Curbs On Press

From Sky News :

The International Olympic Committee has been accused of breaking a promise to push for greater ahead of the Beijing .

China is the “world’s leading jailer of journalists” with 29 and reporters currently behind bars, a journalists’ rights group has claimed.

Bob Dietz, Asia co-ordinator for the New York-based said he was “surprised” the had not done more to pressure China into loosening restrictions on reporters.

He said: “China made a promise to the IOC, but the IOC made a promise to the world that the would be greatly improved.

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