Even as Joey Cheek’s Visa was revoked by China, muzzling yet another voice in support of basic human rights for the people of Darfur, Lost Boy, Lopez Lomong , a Team Darfur member, was successful in his campaign to be the U.S. flag bearer at the opening games of the Olympics.
Joey Cheek, co-founder of Team Darfur, is disappointed in China’s effort to suppress athletes voices regarding human rights.
Danielle Vyas has some Intel from: Reporters Without Borders. Protest being held worldwide outside Chinese embassies in London, Madrid, Berlin, Paris, Washington and Stockholm on 8 August. Two demonstrations will be organized on 7 August in Rome and Ottawa. A rally is also planned outside the Olympic Museum in the Swiss city of Lausanne. A comprehensive list is found at her site Modern Musings. A note also a cyber protest worldwide organized by Reporters Without Borders will take place on the 8th of August, at the protest site here.