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Calls for Olympics Boycott Follow Tibet Crackdown

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Calls for Olympics Boycott Follow Tibet Crackdown

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Calls for Olympics Boycott Follow Tibet Crackdown

Calls for Olympics Boycott Follow Tibet Crackdown

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China's crackdown on protesters in Tibet has left at least 10 people dead, but the International Olympic Committee is asking countries not to boycott the Beijing Olympics, saying a boycott would only hurt athletes.

Former ambassador to China, James Lilley, and Sophie Richardson, director for Asia advocacy at Human Rights Watch, talk to Noah Adams about persuading China to change its ways in the run up to the Games.