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  • OLYMPIC WATCH: Committee
    of the Committee Czech Republic Jan Ruml Vice President of the Senate Acting Chairman of the Committee Czech Republic John Shattuck Former Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights USA Karel Schwarzenberg Former President of the International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights Czech Republic Frantisek Sebej Former Chairman of the Committee for European Integration of the National Council Slovakia Jirina Siklova Sociologist Czech Republic Lord Weidenfeld Member of the House

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  • OLYMPIC WATCH: Human Rights in China and Beijing 2008
    Watch Sokolska 18 CZ 12000 Praha 2 Czech Republic e mail Webdesign and webhosting NETservis s r o prezentace www stránky design flash internet Mission Manifesto Committee Contact Annual reports News releases Manifesto Statutes Subscribe Invite others Link to us

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  • OLYMPIC WATCH: Annual reports
    Webdesign and webhosting NETservis s r o prezentace www stránky design flash internet Mission Manifesto Committee Contact Annual reports News releases Manifesto Statutes Subscribe Invite others Link to us Freedom

    Original URL path: http://olympicwatch.org/news2.php (2016-02-13)
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  • OLYMPIC WATCH: News releases
    obligations in defending Olympic ideals 07 08 2006 Two years until Beijing 2008 IOC fails activists call on athletes sponsors to act Prague Paris Frankfurt Washington August 7 2006 Two years before the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games are to begin an international coalition of human rights organizations has issued a joint statement saying the International Olympic Committee has failed to protect Olympic ideals and calling on national Olympic committees athletes and sponsors to take action Citing continuing human rights violations and political propaganda abuse of the Games by the Chinese authoritarian government they say boycott is one of possible options of protest 28 02 2006 After Torino focus on Beijing s human rights record Prague Paris Frankfurt Washington February 28 2006 An international coalition of human rights organizations including two groups headed by prominent Chinese exiles has written a letter to the president of the International Olympic Committee asking him to focus on the continuing human rights abuses in China before Beijing 2008 because they threaten to damage the Olympic ideals forever The IOC the groups suggest may need to reconsider holding the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing 07 12 2005 OW and AI Czech Republic must not remain silent on human rights abuses in China Prague December 7 2005 A coalition of five NGOs has requested by letters to President Klaus and Prime Minister Paroubek that they use their meetings with Chinese premier Wen to discuss human rights which are seriously violated in China The letter has been signed by leaders of Olympic Watch Amnesty International Czech Republic the Confederation of Political Prisoners of the Czech Republic the People in Need Foundation and the Lungta association 27 05 2005 June 3 Global Tiananmen Vigil Prague Hong Kong Washington New York May 27 2005 On Friday June 3 at 20 00 8 00pm in various time zones people around the world will light candles in their windows to commemorate the sixteenth anniversary of the massacre in downtown Beijing This is the ambition of the second annual Global Tiananmen Vigil an international initiative launched jointly by several human rights groups 03 12 2004 Europe wide call against lifting China arms embargo Prague Amsterdam Brussels December 3 2004 A broad coalition of pro democracy and pro Tibetan NGOs from around Europe has written an open letter to the European Union today urging it not to lift the arms embargo on China They point out that the original reason for the embargo the Tiananmen massacre continues to be justified by the Beijing government and activists from the pro democracy movement remain in prison An end to the embargo cannot be justified without significant improvement of human rights in China reads the letter signed by twenty four organizations They call on the Beijing government to revise their position on the Tiananmen events release prisoners of conscience state that it will not use weapons against the people of China Tibet and Taiwan negotiate with the Dalai Lama adopt international human rights standards and introduce moratorium

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  • OLYMPIC WATCH: Statutes
    unanimously by the steering committee of the Association Unless the steering committee makes a determination within two days of the delivery of a notification of joining it is assumed that it has approved the notification A member of the Association is entitled to participate in the activities of the Association In particular he or she is entitled to be present at the meeting of the Steering Committee to vote to inspect the documents of the Association and to be informed about all matters pertaining to the Association in a general meeting A member of the Association is obliged to actively participate in the activities of the Association Article IV Officers of the Association Officers of the Association consist of the General Meeting the Steering Committee the President and the Vice President The President and the Vice President each in his own capacity act on behalf of the Association The President or the Vice President signs for the Association by attaching their signature under a written or printed title of the Association Article V General Meeting The General Meeting is the supreme body of the Association It is the exclusive right of the General Meeting to adopt or amend the Statutes to approve or reject a decision of the Steering Committee or of the President to elect other officers of the Association and to adjudicate possible conflicts between them to decide about the demise of the Association and the settlement of its property to decide about all matters delegated to its competence by the Statutes The General Meeting is convened by the President or otherwise by the Steering Committee The General Meeting convenes at least once a year or at the request of at least one third of members If either the President of the Steering Committee does not convene the General Meeting within one month of a request to convene such a Meeting by one third of member the members may convene such a Meeting on their own All members of the Association are entitled to participate in a General Meeting Members of the Steering Committee and the President are obliged to be present at the Meeting If need be other persons can participate in the meeting with the prior approval of the Meeting The meeting is capable of adopting decisions if more than one half of members are present Every member has one vote If fewer than fifty percent of members meet at the appointed place and time the convening authority can decide to convene an Extraordinary General Meeting at the same place starting one hour after the appointed time for the original Meeting An Extraordinary General Meeting is capable of adopting decisions if at least four members are present The decisions in the General Meeting and in the Extraordinary General Meeting are adopted by a majority of members present Incase of a tied vote the vote of the President decides Article VI Steering Committee The Steering Committee has three members They are the President the Vice President and

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  • OLYMPIC WATCH: Subscribe
    support the manifesto and work of Olympic Watch and wish to be listed on this website as a supporter Full name Street City Postal code Country E mail Comments For each mode of subscription please fill in your e mail address Olympic Watch shall not disclose your data to third entities Only in case you wish to be listed as supporter your full name city and country will be published

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  • OLYMPIC WATCH: Link to us
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  • OLYMPIC WATCH: Other
    continues to be justified by the Beijing government and activists from the pro democracy movement remain in prison An end to the embargo cannot be justified without significant improvement of human rights in China reads the letter signed by twenty four organizations They call on the Beijing government to revise their position on the Tiananmen events release prisoners of conscience state that it will not use weapons against the people of China Tibet and Taiwan negotiate with the Dalai Lama adopt international human rights standards and introduce moratorium on executions The letter comes five days ahead of the EU China summit Read more 29 08 2004 Human rights organizations unveil Minimum Standards for Beijing 2008 Prague Frankfurt Washington August 29 2004 Three human rights organizations have published a set of minimum standards that Beijing should meet in order to be a good host for the next Olympic Games They argue that the situation in China contradicts the ideals of the Olympic Charter If there is no progress by 2006 Olympic Watch the International Society for Human Rights ISHR IGFM and the Laogai Research Foundation will assist the international community in finding alternative solutions Specifically this coalition requests that the PRC ratify the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights which the Beijing government signed six years ago Other standards cover no use of military power against peaceful democratic action moratorium on the death penalty democracy for Hong Kong talks with the Tibetan government in exile and the abolition of slave labor camps where people are sent without a trial Read more 26 08 2004 Chinese Tibetan exile and Olympic Watch call for moment of silence during Athens closing ceremony Athens Prague Washington August 26 2004 Prominent Chinese pro democracy groups and Olympic Watch have joined Tibetan rights supporters in calling for a peaceful protest during the closing ceremony of the Athens Olympics this Sunday 29 August Athletes and spectators are being asked to demonstrate their support for human rights in China and Tibet by remaining silent during China s presentation and the handover of the Olympic Flag from Athens to Beijing Olympic Watch the International Tibet Support Network and the Laogai Research Foundation are among those endorsing the action Read more 10 08 2004 IOC asked to take a stand on Athens Olympics censorship Prague Frankfurt August 10 2004 Two human rights organizations are calling on the International Olympic Committee to take a stand on an attack on the freedom of speech at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games Olympic Watch and International Society for Human Rights ISHR IGFM are extremely concerned to hear that posters and other material promoting Taiwan are being blocked from display at Athens International Airport and elsewhere in the city The news of posters being taken down and billboards being blocked has been reported by major international media over the past few days Read more 30 07 2004 Censorship in China limits also information on Olympic history Censors in China have blocked the publication of a

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