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  1. Interpol chief praises Olympics safeguards

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Interpol has not detected any terrorist threat to the Olympics, the world police agency's head said yesterday, praising Beijing's security preparations for the Games ... preparations being put in place for the Beijing Olympics,' Mr Noble said on the sidelines of the 20th Interpol Asian Regional Conference. 'Progress is significant and the preparations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/628788/interpol-chief-praises-olympics-safeguards
  2. Beijing to reactivate Olympic security plan for anniversary

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Beijing authorities announced yesterday that they will reactivate the blanket security plan used for last year's Olympics in the run-up to the 60th anniversary ... security operation would rival that activated for the Olympics. Officials also said anti-terror forces that kept the Games safe last year would be deployed again. Beijing, the political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690504/beijing-reactivate-olympic-security-plan-anniversary
  3. Report hails police's Olympic operations

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Mainland police revealed yesterday the herculean efforts they had undertaken to ensure a safe Beijing Olympics, during which they carried out 5 million duties of various ... the period, the report said. Hosting a safe Olympics was considered of paramount importance for the leadership in Beijing, especially after violent unrest in Tibetan-populated areas in March ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652321/report-hails-polices-olympic-operations
  4. Concerns over Olympics as Uygurs linked to terror camp

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... links to a terror training camp, renewing fears of attacks on the mainland with less than one month to go until the start of the Beijing Olympics. Quoting a spokesman for the Public Security ... an independent nation. It is listed as a terrorist group by the United Nations and the United States. With only 29 days to go until Beijing hosts the Olympics, security has been made a top priority. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/644673/concerns-over-olympics-uygurs-linked-terror-camp
  5. Olympics safety 'crucial to success'

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woods Lee Security departments must make an 'all-out effort' to ensure the peace and security of the Beijing Olympics, Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou Yongkang said yesterday. 'Security and safeguards are the most basic and crucial steps for delivering a successful Olympic Games... which is related to national security and social stability, and a positive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/639977/olympics-safety-crucial-success
  6. Xinjiang terror top threat to Olympics: security official

    Posted Jul 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo in Beijing Meng Hongwei names three dangers to event A senior public security official has named what Beijing perceives as the three top security threats to the Olympic Games ... which has publicly announced through the internet that it will launch terrorist attacks during the Beijing Olympic Games,' he said. The movement, a mainly Islamic militant separatist group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/643905/xinjiang-terror-top-threat-olympics-security-official
  7. Lhasa in lockdown for Olympic torch relay's most sensitive leg

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... to fixed points along the route. The Tibetan capital was brought to a standstill yesterday to make way for the Olympic flame as authorities undertook the most sensitive and controversial leg ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642558/lhasa-lockdown-olympic-torch-relays-most-sensitive-leg
  8. Anti-terrorism teams created for Olympics

    Posted Jun 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Zhang in Beijing Forty special anti-terrorism teams have recently been formed in Beijing to ensure security at the Olympic Games, according to officials at the Beijing Municipal Public Health Bureau. The teams comprise a total of 188 experts and medics who will be on duty around the clock from July 1, said officials attending a meeting on disease prevention and control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/640766/anti-terrorism-teams-created-olympics
  9. Paranoia reaches Olympic proportions

    Posted Mar 13th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... by the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, a Uygur group with links to al-Qaeda. He said the group was plotting to disrupt the Olympics. It is, evidently, not an easy job governing as a Han Chinese ... that will envelope Beijing in the run-up to the Olympics and during the Games. But, in reality, it's hardly necessary to justify extreme security and unchecked displays of police power at important ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/629685/paranoia-reaches-olympic-proportions
  10. Olympic Briefs

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... and airspace during the Olympics, officials said. Athens organisers were given support by NATO surveillance planes in 2004 at the first summer games since the September 2001 attacks against the United States. Yu Zaiqing, vice-president of the Chinese Olympic Committee, said China would not seek outside assistance. 'With Greece there was a lot of coastline so it was very difficult to keep ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/544950/olympic-briefs

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