Mexican government protests detentions in China

By James Fallows
Via Reuters, this official protest about the detentions in mainland China (as mentioned here last night) and the sealing off of hundreds of people in a hotel in Hong Kong.

The apparent waning of worldwide panic about the virus's lethality and ease of transmission probably means that we'll see fewer stories about over-reaction as the days go on. As always, it is instructive to see the way governments and institutions react in time of stress.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2009/05/mexican-government-protests-detentions-in-china/17037/