House Passes Chinese Crackdown Resolution

From CNN:

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution Wednesday calling on China to end its crackdown on Tibet and release Tibetans imprisoned for “nonviolent” demonstrations.

Tibetan monks protest in San Francisco along the Olympic torch’s 85,000-mile route toward Beijing.
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The vote was 413-1. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, who recently dropped out of the presidential race, was the lone congressman voting against it.

The resolution passed just hours before runners were to carry the Olympic torch on a six-mile route around San Francisco Bay.

Read also: Pelosi: ‘We are Hearing the Call to the Conscience of the World’

And: Xinhua’s statement: China tells Pelosi to stop disturbance, sabotage of Olympics and torch relay.

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