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    Ten Reasons to Boycott the 2008 Beijing Olympics Paid Member

    Here they are. More »
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    Dalai Lama Says He’ll Resign if Violence Escalates Paid Member

    China has blamed the Dalai Lama for the violence in Tibet, and the Chinese response to the protests has stirred resentment among Tibetans in India. So we come to this: DHARAMSALA, India — The Dalai Lama on Tuesday invited international observers, including Chinese officials, to scour his offices here and investigate whether he had any role in inciting the latest anti-Chinese violence in Tibet. More »
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    Tibet from around the blogs Paid Member

    Danny Fisher points us to Wildmind's excellent Tibet turmoil round-up. This is a great summary of what's going on. Buddhist Jihad returns from hiatus to give us some Tibet links. More »
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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 »