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Olympics and crimes-against-humanity cannot co-exist in China

Human Rights Torch Relay (HRTR) Awareness event will be held in Portland Downtown Pioneer Square at 4:00PM on Friday, Oct 26. The Global HRTR is a series of activities initiated by the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG) (http://www.humanrightstorch.org) The human rights torch will be relayed through the following countries in this order: Europe, Oceania, Africa, North America and Asia.
Human Rights Torch Relay
Human Rights Torch Relay
Please join the Human Right Torch Relay (HRTR) Awareness week event in Portland Downtown Pioneer Square at 4:00PM on Friday, Oct 26. The objectives of the Global Human Rights Torch Relay (HRTR) are to reveal the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) tyranny and stop human rights violations, with the theme that "Olympics and Crimes Against Humanity Cannot Co-exist in China." The human rights torch is a symbol of peace, justice and freedom. It has broken through many obstacles put in place by the CCP, and the first flame was lit on August 9, 2007 in Athens, Greece, the birthplace of the Olympics. The Global Human Rights Torch Relay is a series of activities initiated by the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG) (http://www.humanrightstorch.org) . The coalition consists of over 350 government officials, lawyers, doctors, clergymen, and human rights activists from around the world. Through the torch relay activities, the CCP's eight-year persecution against the peaceful Falun Gong community will be exposed, with a focus on the illegal harvesting of Falun Gong practitioners' organs that is currently being carried out in China. CIPFG is urging the CCP to end the persecution immediately and not to turn the 2008 Olympics into the Bloody Harvest Olympics. Olympics and crimes-against-humanity cannot co-exist in China. This is a grand event that has never been done before in history. As of August 12th, 35 countries and 128 cities across five continents have already made their commitment to receive the torch. The event will last for an entire year, or until the time when the persecution ends or the CCP collapses. The human rights torch will be relayed through the following countries in this order: Europe, Oceania, Africa, North America and Asia. The human rights torch is scheduled to arrive in Portland April 2008. For more information, Contact: Amy Nie, email: hrtr2oregon@gmail.com Angela, Tel: 503-828-1720 http://www.humanrightstorch.org http://www.faluninfo.net/

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