CO Senate Endorses Human Rights Torch Relay

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The state Senate has unanimously backed a resolution supporting a campaign to bring attention to human rights violations in China.

The international relay is set to pass through Denver Saturday on its way to San Francisco. The Senate voted 35-0 to declare April as Human Rights Torch Relay Month as four participants in the relay and following rally watched.

They included Zhizhen Dai of Sydney, Australia who said her husband was tortured to death by Chinese authorities because he practiced Falun Gong.