Jailed Americans in China Released and Deported

Following the demands of US officials, eight Americans who were detained during the Olympics were released and deported today, according to a group that supports Tibetan independence. Chinese authorities sentenced the Americans to 10 days of administrative detention last week, saying the detainees had "disrupted public and social order," which is against Chinese law, and it is "only natural" that they be jailed. "The protestors were chanting for the independence of Tibet, which has been part...Full Story
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