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The darker side of the XXVIII Olympiad

What do local inhabitants have to do with the Olympic Games? Let’s find out what lurks in the shadow of the five circles. As the world’s attention turns to Greece for the 2004 Summer Olympic Games, to witness the excitement and glory of the world’s biggest sporting competition, there is a lesser-known and darker side to the staging of the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad.

The Athens games once again reveal that events of this magnitude are almost always accompanied by human rights violations such as the forced eviction of whole communities in host cities.