China's Olympic Lie

Channel 4

Unreported World

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As reporter Aidan Hartley and producer Andrew Carter discover Beijing is being remodelled into a shiny new Olympic city.


But as old neighbourhoods are demolished, up to 1.5 million people have been forcibly evicted from their homes. Those who dare to protest can find themselves locked up without charge or trial in one of Beijing's black jails. The authorities deny these jails exist, but, in a world exclusive, Unreported World films inside one of them…



“Disturbing”
- Daily Mail


“...the last programme the Chinese authorities would want anyone to see in the run-up to the Olympics”
- The Times

First Broadcast

October 19, 2007

Broadcaster

Credits


Producer Director

Andrew Carter


Reporter

Aidan Hartley

Executive Producer

Eamonn Matthews

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