Video: Beijing Olympics Uncensored

Reporter Jocelyn Ford has produced a series of videos about various little-seen aspects of life in Beijing during the . Read more about the series here. In the first segment:

Wo Weihan was sentenced to death for . His daughter believes he may have confessed under torture, and he had an unfair trial. This is a test case for ’s new system for preventing executions based on inadequate evidence.

And the second segment:

During the Olympics Beijing closed down vegetable markets and , and sent back to their village , all to give the nation “Face” in front of foreigners. What is the Chinese concept of face?

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