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    More Arrests in Tibet Ahead of Everest Photo-Ops Paid Member

    China doesn't care what you think: China has stepped up persecution of Buddhist monks with mass detentions, Tibet activists said Wednesday, as China prepares to take the Olympic torch to the top of Mount Everest. The actions came a day after six monks were given lengthy prison sentences in the first trial of rioters since deadly violence in Tibet's capital last month. More »
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    Torch enters China Paid Member

    After a troubled world tour, the torch arrived on Chinese soil, in Hong Kong. Several potential protesters were turned away at the airport. More »
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    China Jails 30 Paid Member

    Jail sentences for those accused of participating in last month's protests / riots. More »
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    Free Tibet flags Paid Member

    Made in China. But so is everything else. China is a factory. Its decisions are business decisions. More »
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    China agrees to meet Dalai Lama's envoys Paid Member

    At heart China is a business, and this turmoil was hurting the bottom line: China appeared to bend to international pressure on Friday as the government announced it would meet with envoys of the Dalai Lama, an unexpected shift that comes as violent Tibetan demonstrations in western China have threatened to cast a pall over the Beijing Olympics in August. More »
  • Rudd and Hu; Buddhism and Gender Paid Member

    Buddhism and gender, from the Lehigh University newspaper. Plus, an account of Tibetan Buddhism from the Chinese media and the story of a Tibetan refugee in Salt Lake City. Hu Jintao and Kevin Rudd of Australia are having an interesting back and forth over the Tibet issue: President Hu Jintao made a terrific speech at the opening of the Boao Forum on Hainan island that Rudd attended. More »