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Dear Mr. Rogge (A Play about the Olympics and the Power of Truth) [Reading] ➸ Dear Mr. Rogge (A Play about the Olympics and the Power of Truth) By Dinah Lee Küng – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Dear Mr Rogge is a three act play, both funny and uplifting, about the Chinese writer in detention, He Depu It received a commendation in the BBC World Service International Writing Competition of an Dear Mr Rogge is a three act play, both funny and uplifting, about the Chinese writer in detention, He Depu It received a commendation in the BBC Dear Mr. Epub / World Service International Writing Competition ofand was produced as a stage play by the Geneva English Drama Society in Inthe imprisoned He Depu fought off depression and illness to smuggle out a letter challenging International Olympics Committee President Jacques Rogge to walk from the Birds Nest Arena to Beijing Prison Noto check the truth of his dubious claim that the Olympics would be a catalyst for only goodThe truth was that the Games caused Beijing s inmates only increased physical and mental torture He Depu had already survived beatings and deprivation Dangerously, the very fact of being sponsored overseas by an NGO emboldened him but he now risked possibly lethal retaliation with his daring appeal Chinese diplomats in Geneva warned NGO advocates that the prisoner would pay a high price for his continued resistanceIn an eerie mirroring of events in China, his Swiss advocate at the Human Rights Council was pressured by her senior colleague to buckle under Chinese diplomatic threats and tailor her activism to a dysfunctional UN bureaucracy to avoid suffering for the prisoner and his family Might humanitarian persistence prove shortsighted, self defeating or even selfish The outcome of He Depu s courage is both astonishing and inspiring, with a lesson for anyone being told by any institution to play the game and deny the truth.


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