Clinton Calls on Bush to Boycott Olympics Opening

Says in statement: “At this time, and in light of recent events, I believe President Bush should not plan on attending the opening ceremonies in Beijing, absent major changes by the Chinese government.” Full statement here.

Cites crackdown in Tibet and lack of action to stop killing in Darfur.

Comes amid widespread anti-China protests surrounding the Olympic torch.

Portion of relay canceled in Paris after torch extinguished at least five times.

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