Excerpted from World Association of Newspapers:
More than 30 journalists and 50 cyber-dissidents are being held in prisons in China, the world's largest jailer of journalists. The call for their release was made by the "Beijing Olympics 2008: Winning Press Freedom" conference, which was co-organised by the World Association of Newspapers, the World Press Freedom Committee, the Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters Without Borders, Human Rights in China, Asia Presse and the Knight Foundation.
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- HRIC Campaign:
Incorporating Responsibility 2008 Take Action Campaign
- HRIC Press Advisory:
HRIC Launches 2008 Take Action Website and Calls on China to Release Shi Tao
- China Rights Forum No. 4, 2007:
The Real Situation in Pre-Olympics China - Teng Biao and Hu Jia give their views about the situation on the ground in the countdown to the Olympics.
- China Rights Forum No. 3, 2007:
2008 and Beyond - Articles, interviews, resource list, and campaign information focusing on the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
- China Rights Forum No. 2, 2007:
Incorporating Responsibility 2008 - FAQ: Foreign Journalists Operating in China During the 2008 Beijing Olympics
- China Rights Forum No. 1, 2005:
Incorporating Responsibility 2008 Campaign - Promises, Promises