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    China Blocks YouTube; Violence continues in Sri Lanka, Thailand Paid Member

    China defends its role in the Tibet crisis. There were even demonstrations in Beijing. And of course, China blocked YouTube. 49 people reported killed in fighting in Sri Lanka over the weekend. More »
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    China's Spiritual Awakening Paid Member

    It's a bit ironic to look back on this BusinessWeek article from January -- while soldiers kill monks in Tibet, Buddhism is actually booming in China. More »
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    Barack Obama's Statement on Tibet Paid Member

    Our friend Sharon Salzberg sent us an email with the following: Statement of Senator Barack Obama on the situation in Tibet Chicago, IL, March 14-- "I am deeply disturbed by reports of a crackdown and arrests ordered by Chinese authorities in the wake of peaceful protests by Tibetan Buddhist monks. I condemn the use of violence to put down peaceful protests, and call on the Chinese government to respect the basic human rights of the people of Tibet, and to account for the whereabouts of detained Buddhist monks. These events come on the 49th anniversary of the exile of the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists, the Dalai Lama. They demonstrate the continuing frustration of the Tibetan people at the way in which Beijing has ruled Tibet. There has been an informal dialogue between Chinese leaders and the Dalai Lama's representatives over the past six years. More »
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    Tibet protests continue Paid Member

    Tibet's biggest protests in almost 20 years continue. They are outside Lhasa and outside Tibet, and they are all over the world. Western leaders continue to timorously timidly judiciously urge restraint, while the IOC urges "appeasement." Check out the Go Tibet! page at the Worst Horse. More »
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    Dalai Lama Feels Helpless Paid Member

    All eyes are on the Dalai Lama, who, though accused of instigating by some, says he feels helpless as he watches, as we all do, the events unfold. Dalai Lama video, courtesy of Precious Metal. More »
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    The Dalai Lama Calls for International Inquiry Paid Member

    The DL asks for an inquiry into Tibet saying some kind of "cultural genocide" is taking place. CNN blogs the turmoil. Updates from Tibet Daily. More »