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Chinese activists champion human rights in lead-up to Beijing Olympics

(August 17, 2007) Probe International Fellow Dai Qing, one of 40 prominent Chinese activists and writers, called on Chinese and world leaders last week asking them to respect human rights in the lead up to the Beijing 2008 Olympics on the eve of the one-year countdown to the Games.

The Story of the Dahe Dam

A fascinating, detailed account of the years-long struggle for redress
pursued by thousands of people who were plunged deeper into poverty by
the construction of the Dahe dam. Many of the farmers uprooted for that
dam, built 30 years ago on a Yangtze tributary in what is now Chongqing
municipality, are being moved again for the Three Gorges project. "To
learn more about what goes on behind the scenes in China, this book
about the ruinous consequences of one small dam is an excellent place
to start," Dai Qing writes in her introduction to the English