Monthly Archives: May 2011

Citizens Oppose Russia’s 2014 Games

An international group of citizens has emerged to oppose the 2014 Winter Games to be held in Sochi Russia. NoSochi2014 lists 14 reasons for opposing the games.

The Sochi Olympics of 2014 will be the 150th commemorative year of the Circassian Genocide. Choosing Sochi as the site of the Winter Olympics, in such an auspicious year for the Russians, represents the perpetual celebration of Imperial Russia’s oppression and systematic murder of the Circassian People. Building the Olympic Village over the mass graves of the victims symbolizes the virtual erasing of this atrocity! Read the rest of the declaration.