2008 Beijing Olympic Games
Posted by Jeremy Goldkorn on Friday, July 18, 2008 at 5:02 PM
From Beijing Boyce:
It is highly plausible that some low level cops have issued such instructions, especially with the current state of high alert in Beijing making officials and government agencies paranoid and very nervous about foreigners.
But it seems highly unlikely that anyone with any real authority would "secretly" plan "to ban black people" from the city's bars.
The sources of the South China Morning Post are anonymous, and the paper does not seem to have any physical evidence to support the article.
Beijing Boyce did some further phoning around to speak to bar owners and journalists, and no one could find any evidence supporting the South China Morning Post story.
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