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China Bans Six Types Of Foreigner During Beijing Olympics

by | 4th, June 2008

THE Olympics are coming and the Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee ( BOCOG ) duly issued a set of “legal guidelines” for foreigners visiting China during the Games.

Please note the list of six types of foreigners that are not welcome.

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(Picture: Beau Bo D’Or Website)

Writes the Shanghai Daily :

OVERSEAS visitors suspected of working in the sex trade, of smuggling drugs or belonging to a terrorist organization will not be allowed to enter China during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, organizers of the Games said today.

Foreigners with mental or epidemic diseases, including tuberculosis and leprosy, will also not be issued visas to visit China…

BOCOG has had to apologise for a training manual for using “inappropriate language” of people with disabilities:

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