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八月份 第 16 課

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  • Chinese Olympics Spokesman Lashes out at Foreign Media
  • 中國奧運發言人抨擊外國媒體
  •   China's Olympic spokesman has lashed out at the foreign media, accusing them of being biased in its coverage of China and the remote Himalayan region of Tibet.
  • 中國奧運發言人對外國媒體進行了抨擊,指責他們在報導中國和邊遠的喜馬拉雅山地區西藏時有偏見。

  •   The sharp rebuke came during a news conference in Beijing today (Friday), after foreign reporters asked whether the International Olympic Committee was right to award China the Olympics, given its human rights record.
  • 星期五在北京舉行的記者會上,有外國記者問,鋻於中國的人權狀況,國際奧運會授權中國主辦奧運會是否正確,然後中國奧組委予以了措辭強硬的反駁。

  •   Olympic spokesman Wang Wei angrily responded that such questions show how little reporters understand China, and how biased their reporting is.
  • 奧組委發言人王偉憤怒地回應說,提出這種問題表明有些記者對中國多麼無知,他們的報導多麼有偏見。

  •   China claims it is fulfilling its promises on issues such as human rights and freedom of the press during the Olympics.
  • 中國宣稱,中國在奧運會期間正在履行對人權,新聞自由等問題做的承諾。

  •   But activists and human rights groups argue that its actions tell a different story.
  • 但是活動人士和人權組織爭辯說,中國的實際行動是另外一碼事。

  •   Earlier this week, Chinese authorities detained six foreigners who were said to be taking part in a wave of pro-Tibet protests during the Olympics.
  • 本星期早些時候,中國當局拘禁了 6 名外國人;這些人據稱參加了在奧運期間親西藏的一波抗議活動。

  •   Chinese police also have roughed up and detained foreign media, despite promises of non-interference during the Games.
  • 中國警方還粗魯對待外國媒體,拘禁媒體記者,儘管中國承諾在奧運會期間不會干涉媒體的採訪報導。

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  • Israelis Sue China Over Terror Money Transfers
  • 以色列人就恐怖資金轉移問題控告中國
  •   More than 100 victims of terrorist attacks in Israel have filed a lawsuit against a Chinese bank.
  • 以色列一百多名恐怖襲擊受害者控告一家中國銀行。

  •   The lawsuit, filed Thursday in a U.S. cour, charges Bank of China helped fund terrorist attacks by transferring millions of dollars to the Palestinian militant groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad.
  • 他們向美國一家法庭提出訴訟,指控中國銀行向哈馬斯和伊斯蘭聖戰者這兩個巴勒斯坦激進組織轉帳數百萬美元,對恐怖襲擊提供了資金上的幫助。

  •   The suit claims Bank of China began making the first of dozens of money transfers in July 2003, and that the money was used in terrorist attacks carried out between 2004 and 2007.
  • 指控說,中國銀行從 2003 年 7 月開始轉帳幾十筆資金;這些錢用於從 2004 年到 2007 年發生的恐怖襲擊事件上。

  •   It says most of the money transfers were initiated in the Middle East, and then funneled through Bank of China branches in the United States to an account in Guanzhou, China.
  • 指控說,大部分資金轉帳是從中東地區匯出,然後通過在美國的中國銀行分行匯入在中國廣州的一個帳戶。

  •   Such transactions are prohibited by U.S. law.
  • 美國法律禁止此類匯款業務。

  •   The lawsuit also says Bank of China officials ignored requests by Israeli counterterrorism officials in 2005 to put an end to the transfers.
  • 指控還說,中國銀行官員無視於以色列反恐官員於 2005 年所提出的停止此類匯款的要求。

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