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Japan says ‘no plans’ for gov’t officials to attend Beijing Olympics, calls on China to respect human rights

By Kyoko Hasegawa Japan said Friday it will not send government representatives to February’s Beijing Olympics as it called on China to respect human rights and the rule of law. Government spokesman Hirokazu Matsuno did not describe the move as a diplomatic boycott — already announced by the US and others — but said there […]