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八月份 第 04 課

  • 歷史上的今天------>
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  • (2008-08-06)------

  • Beijing Orders Protesters Out of Country
  • 中國勒令抗議者離境
  •   China has ordered four foreign political activists out of the country, as thousands of excited Chinese celebrated the arrival of the Olympic torch in Beijing.
  • 在數以千計激動的中國人迎接奧運聖火抵達北京之際,中國勒令四名外國政治活動人士離開中國。

  •   China's state-run news agency, Xinhua, says two Americans and two British nationals have been ordered to leave the country for demonstrating for a free Tibet.
  • 中國官方的新華社說,兩名美國人和兩名英國人由於為西藏自由示威而被勒令離開中國。

  •   The activists were detained today (Wednesday) for displaying giant "free Tibet" banners near the main Olympic stadium in Beijing.
  • 這些活動人士今天 (星期三) 因為在奧運主體育場附近展示寫有「西藏自由」的巨幅標語而被拘留。

  •   Separately today, three U.S. citizens demonstrated in Beijing's Tiananmen Square against China's population control policies, including forced abortions.
  • 另外,三名美國公民今天在北京天安門廣場抗議包括強制墮胎在內的中國人口控制政策。

  •   Nearby, flag-waving Chinese cheered and shouted "Go China" and "Go Olympics" today (Wednesday) as the Olympic flame arrived at a lighting ceremony in Beijing's historic Forbidden City.
  • 在附近,揮動旗幟的中國民眾今天 (星期三) 在奧運聖火抵達北京過去的紫禁城點火儀式現場時歡呼「中國加油」、「奧運加油」。

  •   China's first man in space, Yang Liwei, was first to carry the torch.
  • 中國第一位太空人楊利偉是第一名火炬手。


  • (2008-08-06)------

  • US Protests China's Visa Refusal for Olympian Joey Cheek
  • 美國抗議中國拒絕奧林匹克運動員奇克簽證
  •   The United States is formally protesting China's decision to deny a visa to U.S. Olympic gold medalist and Darfur anti-violence campaigner Joey Cheek.
  • 美國對中國決定拒絕向美國奧運金牌得主、反對達爾富爾暴力的活動人士奇克發放簽證正式提出抗議。

  •   White House spokeswoman Dana Perino said today (Wednesday) the U.S. is disturbed to learn that China has refused his visa.
  • 白宮發言人佩裡諾今天 (星期三) 說,美國得知中國拒簽奇克的簽證申請感到不安。

  •   Cheek, a speed skater who competed in the 2006 Winter Olympics, had planned to go to Beijing to support Olympic athletes who are members of Team Darfur.
  • 奇克是參加過 2006 年冬季奧運會比賽的速滑運動員,他本來計劃前往北京支援身為「達爾富爾隊」組織成員的奧運選手。

  •   The group aims to call attention to the humanitarian crisis in Sudan's Darfur region.
  • 該組織致力於促使公眾關注蘇丹達爾富爾地區的人道危機。

  •   China is a major investor in Sudan and has come under increasing pressure to help end the violence in Darfur.
  • 中國是蘇丹的主要投資者,目前面臨著要求北京幫助結束達爾富爾暴力的越來越大的壓力。

  •   International experts say more than 200-thousand people have died and some two-point-five million have been displaced from their homes since Darfur rebel groups rose up against the Sudanese government in 2003.
  • 國際專家說,自從達爾富爾反政府武裝組織 2003 年開始反抗蘇丹政府以來,已經有 20 多萬人死亡,大約 250 萬人流離失所。

  •   Sudan says Western governments and media have exaggerated the scale of the conflict.
  • 蘇丹說,西方政府和媒體誇大了這場衝突的規模。


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