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'News - Beijing making last minute efforts to stem industrial pollution...' "We assure athletes there is no threat to their health....... unless they are carrying chronic respiratory condition or Tibetan freedom flag." 15 April, 2008

Reference Number: DCDL-0006215

Shows a Chinese official standing at a podium with the words 'Beijing 2008' and the Olympic symbol on it. In response to a news item that states that Beijing is making a last ditch effort to stem industrial pollution he says that he can assure athletes that there will be no danger to their health unless they have a chronic respiratory condition or carry a Tibetan freedom flag. Refers to protests about China's treatment of Tibet which are highlighted because of the impending Olympic Games in Beijing.

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to China) Olympic Games (29th ; 2008 ; Beijing, China, Tibet, Tibet (China) - Politics and government, Tibetans - China, Human rights - China - Tibet, Air - Pollution and Olympics.

Part of:
Tremain, Garrick, 1941-:[Includes all digital cartoons published in the Otago Daily Times from 25 July 2005 onwards plus a selection from December 2004 to July 2005], Reference Number DC-Group-0022 (628 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 200 dpi; Gray scale (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 1116 x 878. Single art work

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