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Human rights and the Olympics

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Tensions have risen in China, as sixteen police officers were killed in an explosives attack in the Chinese province of Xinjiang.

As the Olympics draw near, the BBC's John Simpson examines how China is handling dissent, and whether the country's attitude to personal freedom is changing.

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