Tibet

  • China resists Japanese pressure; more than 500 arrested in Nepal Paid Member

    Japan urges China to work out the Tibet situation peacefully. China tells Japan that Tibet is a domestic issue. In other words, buzz off. More than 500 Tibetan protesters arrested in restless Nepal. More »
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    New Tibet Museum in Beijing Paid Member

    A museum in Beijing that tells the Chinese side of the story and buries any notion of an independent Tibet. This is the viewpoint Chinese citizens are being bombarded with every minute. For example, when the international news came to the protests, the screens went black in China. Beijing is being scrubbed clean -- and this includes the news. And Chinese internet users are taking to the web to fight back against what they see as international bias against their country -- seeing red, if you will. More »
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    Tibetan TV personality Jamyang Kyi Arrested Paid Member

    Prominent Tibetan TV personality Jamyang Kyi has been seized by Chinese authorities. UPDATE: More on the abduction of this reporter from the Times. More »
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    Caught in the middle Paid Member

    Grace Wang tried to walk the middle path but took heat from both sides. More »
  • Burma Peace Walk; Donna Karan's Urban Zen Paid Member

    Here's a collection of links on the recent Burma Peace Walk and other Buddhist activities in the Bay Area, courtesy of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship: ABC7 Local Network Coverage: Monks march through Golden Gate http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local&id=6070807 KRON 4 NEWS Video: Burmese Monks and Supporters Walk Across Golden Gate Bridge htt More »
  • Torch comes to India; more voices against a U.S. boycott Paid Member

    The torch comes to India, home of the Tibetan exile community. (But the DL is in the U.S., currently getting a checkup at the Mayo Clinic -- he has good insurance.) Several protesters have been arrested in India already. Walter Mondale says theres no need for a boycott. Mondale, as Carter's VP, was involed in the boycott of the 1980 Olympics in Moscow. Bush's foreign policy expert Stephen Hadley (the man who confused Nepal and Tibet) called boycotting the opening ceremonies a "cop-out" and said that instead, the U.S. More »