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China denies India envoy mistreated in Yiwu court row

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 China has denied that an Indian diplomat was mistreated during an angry court hearing in the city of Yiwu.Delhi complained after S Balachandran was reportedly denied medication when trying to secure the release of two Indians held hostage by local traders for allegedly failing to pay debts.China said media reports were “not factually accurate”.Indian media report that the two Indians are now being moved from a hotel in Yiwu to Shanghai.The two Indians had earlier told Indian television they were being treated “like animals”.On Tuesday, India warned its businessmen they were not safe to trade in Yiwu.

‘Ruled by laws’

At a press briefing China’s foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said: “Relevant media reports that the Indian consular official from Shanghai was forbidden from eating or taking his medication while in Yiwu and was surrounded and attacked do not accord with the facts.

“China is a country ruled by laws, which pays great attention to relations with India,” he said.

However, Mr Hong gave no specific account of what China believed had happened.

He said the two Indians had been put under police protection in a hotel and that five people had been arrested for “illegal detention”.

“China hopes that India treats this matter objectively and fairly,” he said.

China’s ambassador to India, Zhang Yan, met foreign affairs officials in Delhi on Wednesday and assured them that “serious attention” was being given to the plight of the two traders.

Later India’s NDTV channel quoted External Affairs Minister SM Krishna as saying the pair were being escorted by Indian consulate officials to Shanghai.

The businessmen, Deepak Raheja and Shyamsunder Agrawal, had pleaded for help in an earlier interview with NDTV.

Mr Agrawal said: “Please save us… get together and help us. They have stripped us, thrown things at us, beaten us, tortured us. We are being treated worse than animals.”

Their hotel had reportedly been surrounded by a large crowd of locals.

The pair had been held hostage by local traders for two weeks for non-payment of dues by their company, whose owner has allegedly fled the country.

On Tuesday, an advisory on India’s Beijing embassy website said businessmen could be “mistreated” in Yiwu and had “no guarantee of legal remedies”.

The strongly worded statement on the embassy website said that “Indian businessmen are cautioned to stay away from Yiwu”.

It added: “In case of disputes arising, experience suggests that there is inadequate protection for safety of persons.”

Delhi believes Mr Balachandran was denied medicine and collapsed in the courtroom in Yiwu on 31 December.

Mr Balachandran is a diabetic. He was taken to hospital in a semi-conscious state and later transferred to Shanghai, where he has improved.

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Barack Obama in the White House lawn “playing sword” for the Olympic rally in Chicago

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Barack Obama in the White House lawn “playing sword” for the Olympic rally in Chicago

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BEIJING, September 17 AFP reported, Obama 16 in the White House South Lawn of “playing the sword,” he also had won the Beijing Olympic Games fencing silver Morehouse contest up.

The same day, a support of Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics as the theme of the Olympic sports showcase was held at the White House South Lawn, Michelle Obama and the First Lady attended the event.

Barack Obama and this time they put on the “canvassing” posture, but this is neither for the health care reform, nor is it for the economic stimulus plan, but for the “home” Chicago’s Olympic bid.

The International Olympic Committee members will meet October 2 meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, vote to decide the ownership of the 2016 Olympics. In addition to Chicago, the other three short-listed candidate cities, including Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo, Japan, competition is fierce.

Obama lived in Chicago twenty-five years. He said he in love with this city Another reason is “where I met the woman I love.”

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