Tuesday, October 07, 2003

Look How Much Difference a Change of Government Makes

Remember what happened last time the Chinese President came to visit? Remember how the police jackbooted all over people's rights to protest about China's annexation of Tibet? Not this time...The police and the pollies appear to have learned their lesson...and the Chinese President will be allowed to see, hear (smell) and be offended by protesters. Which is good really as the right to peaceful protest is one of the fundamental elements of a free society. Story here.