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WTN Archives: April, 1994

Sunday, April 3

1. Women Climbers to Scale High Peak in Tibet
2. Tibet Exports More Textiles, Handicrafts
3. Tibet: A Prison for Six Million Inmates

Monday, April 4

1. 'Ethnic Cleansing' Charges Echo in Himalayan Bhutan; Bhutan Determined to Preserve its Culture
2. Chinese Officials Say Wei Jingsheng Not Allowed to Meet Foreign Journalists or Diplomats for Three Years

Monday, April 4 (2)

1. Tibet Resolution Adopted by Belgian MPs
2. La Belgique pour le Tibet

Tuesday, April 5

1. Police Question Wei Jingsheng for "New Criminal Offenses"

Tuesday, April 5 (2)

1. Kashag's statement on the reincarnation of Gyalwa Karmapa

Wednesday, April 6

1. Hi-Sci Mission; Calgary Team to Conduct High-Altitude Research in Tibet
2. Buddhist Bhutan Fights to Stem Nepalese Cultural Tide
3. Gari 14 Campaign Update
4. How Much is That in Real Money?

Thursday, April 7

1. Exploiting ad Endangering Workers to Increase Profits is Hardly Progress
2. Chinese Dissident Facing Possibility of New Charges
3. Exploiting ad Endangering Workers to Increase Profits is Hardly Progress
4. Chinese Dissident Facing Possibility of New Charges

Thursday, April 7 (2)

1. French Foreign Minister Criticises China on Rights
2. Chinese Crackdown Has Little Impact on MFN
3. Chinese Investment Junket Keeps Washington Focused on Trade
4. Dalai Lama to Visit Hawaii for First Time

Friday, April 8

1. New Names for Canada Tibet Network and CTN News
2. Tibet News Digest to Merge with WTN News; TIBET-L Discussion List to be Administered by WTN Editors

Friday, April 8 (2)

1. Notes on Tibetan Participation in Fourth World Conference on Women
2. France to Reopen Consulate in Beijing

Saturday, April 9


Sunday, April 10

1. Scotland May Get West's First Tibetan Medical Centre
2. Comittee of 100 for Tibet in Belgium
3. Chinese Activists Say Time Ripe for Democracy; Discontent Made Plain Amid Societal Rifts

Monday, April 11

1. His Holiness Visits the United States in April 1994
2. Beijing Sending Group on Shopping Spree .............................. 44
3. What capitalism is unable to do

Tuesday, April 12

1. Gari 14 Vigil at Stanford University -- April 14

Wednesday, April 13


Thursday, April 14

1. Bank official says financial reform still in preparatory stage
2. Housing reform: key policy is to sell off state housing units
3. Clinical trial of Tibetan medicine in Israel

Thursday, April 14 (2)


Friday, April 15

1. China Says It's Ready to Discuss Rights, Not Dissidents
2. Li Ruihuan Meets Panchen Lama's Mother in Beijing
3. Tibet's "Rare Animal Resources" Increase by 30%
4. Tibet's Meat Output 100 Million Kg in 1993
5. Review: Dymphna Hayden at Hallward Gallery
6. World's Highest Mountains Stand with No Deep Roots
7. Travel: Hues of the Himalayas; Monks Have Used Thangkas as Religious Icons for Centuries But These Intricate and Mystical Paintings are Also Striking Works of Art
8. Event: Dalai Lama to Participate in Ethics Dialogue in Berlin
9. Letter: Tibetan Medicine Patents

Friday, April 15 (2)

1. China Prepares for Info Highway, Node in Tibet
2. Thousands of Taiwanese Back Out of Tours to China; Lhasa Declared High- Risk Travel Area
3. Ancient Human Traces Found on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
4. Tibet Official Speaks on Reforming Personnel System
5. Event: Dalai Lama to Receive Raoul Wallenberg Medal

Saturday, April 16

1. Tibetan Refugees Given Armed Training in Nepal, Report Says
2. Belgian Resolution on the Protection of the Tibetan People
3. Bhutanese Fear Increase in Nepalese Population

Saturday, April 16 (2)

1. Candlelight Vigil for Gari 14 at Stanford University
2. Chinese Soldiers Murdered Taiwan Tourists

Sunday, April 17

1. Dalai Lama asks Japan for Action

Monday, April 18

1. Old Tibet falls to Chinese wreckers

Monday, April 18 (2)

1. Protests in Lhasa & Kyimshi

Tuesday, April 19

1. Tibetan School Closed, Director Arrested

Tuesday, April 19 (2)

1. Tibet's chief procurator on anti-corruption campaign
2. Shanghai opens satellite telephone link to Tibet
3. Foreign ministry response to questions on Tibetan detinees, Wei Jingsheng

Tuesday, April 19 (3)

1. Chinese Police Take Over Tibetan Institution in Lhasa: Arrest of Principal Reported

Tuesday, April 19 (4)

1. Tibetan Women Protest Forcible Abortions in Homeland
2. Dalai Lama Says He Will Keep Non-Violent Stance until His Death
3. Honolulu Police Will Not Provide Security for Dalai Lama
4. KMart and Home Depot Asked to Stop Doing Business with PLA
5. US Aide Sees Arrests of China Dissidents Clouding MFN Renewal
6. Road to Base Camp Lined with Poignant Messages
7. Review: Buddhist Guide to Dying Well
8. Letter: CD ROM on Tibetan Buddhism and Plight of Tibet
9. Letter: Amnesty Post Card Campaign to President Clinton on MFN

Wednesday, April 20

1. China Protests Dalai Lama Visit to Japan
2. China Says Relations with Canada Warming

Wednesday, April 20 (2)

1. Investment in fixed assets in 1993 up 15% from 1992
2. Tibet party secretary calls for crackdown on divisive "speeches and activities"
3. Tibet Chairman Gyaincain Norhu visits Lhasa air force command post
4. Tibet adopts procedures for implemention compulsory education law
5. China regrets Dalai Lama's stop over in Japan

Wednesday, April 20 (3)

1. Canadians Protest Visit by Chinese Vice-Premier
2. Event: Demonstration Planned for Chinese Vice-Premier in Toronto

Thursday, April 21

1. Gansu party host urges Tibetan prefecture to work for "greater national unity"
2. Tibet deputy secretary praises "loyal", "devoted" propaganda contingent

Thursday, April 21 (2)

1. Information about troop movements in Tibet

Thursday, April 21 (3)

1. China Ready to Concede Mountain State to India
2. Dalai Lama Relaxes with M.A.S.H.
3. Democrats Push for a Compromise on Chinese Trade; Limited Sanctions, With Some Trade, Proposed if Beijing Falls Short on Rights
4. Cornell University Scientist Part of Study on Himalaya-Tibet Plateau
5. Canada Re-elected to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights

Friday, April 22

1. Report Finds China's Autonomy Laws a Sham; Discrimination, Totalitarian Controls Blamed in Destruction of Tibet's Identity
2. Tibet Legislative Update

Friday, April 22 (2)

1. Clinton May Meet Dalai Lama Before China Decision
2. Tiger Medicines from China Available in U.S., Babbitt Says; Finding Follows Sanctions on Taiwan Last Week

Friday, April 22 (3)

1. Statement from the Tibetan Government on Talks with China

Saturday, April 23

1. Tibet's Danim urges media to focus on economic construction

Saturday, April 23 (2)

1. China Warns Clinton Not to Meet Dalai Lama
2. Troops Move into Tibet
3. Increased Military Activity in Tibet
4. Dalai Lama und Tibetische Exilpolitiker Besuchen Bonn und Berlin [Dalai Lama and Tibetan Exile Politicians to Visit Bonn and Berlin]
5. Dalai Lama Preaches Peace
6. Mailing List of PRC Officials

Monday, April 25

1. Troops Move into Tibet
2. Violence in Dharamsala
3. Indians Demand Tibet Exiles Leave Dharamsala

Tuesday, April 26

1. Tibet delegates says fight against "splittism" should be propaganda priority
2. Tibet government calls for tighter control of satellite TV facilities

Wednesday, April 27

1. Tibet propaganda conference ends
2. Tibet praises "successful conclusion" of propaganda meeting
3. Security system with TV cameras being installed in Potala Palace
4. Tibetan leaders see mountaineers off on climb near Nepal border

Thursday, April 28


Thursday, April 28 (2)

1. Clinton and Gore to Meet Dalai Lama at the White House Compound; Meeting Closed to Media
2. Clinton Likely Only to "Drop-in" Gore Meeting with Dalai Lama
3. Chinese Premier Wraps Up Central Asian Tour; Kazakhstan Agrees to Recognize China's Claim to Tibet and Taiwan
4. Nepal, China to Sign Transport Pact
5. China's Villagers Vent Hatred at Leaders They Say Are Corrupt; Party Braces for Trouble As Peasant Protests Mount

Friday, April 29

1. Spokesman denies reports that China is sending troops to the border with India
2. Foreign ministry spokesman criticizes Clinton's meeting with the Dalai Lama

Friday, April 29 (2)

1. Clinton, Gore Meet Dalai Lama on Tibetan Rights
2. Clinton Supports Dalai Lama's Offer to Meet with Chinese Officials
3. Defense and Diplomacy: Advice from Dalai Lama
4. House Approves Creation of Radio Free Asia
5. Dalai Lama Besucht Bonn und Berlin [Dalai Lama to Visit Bonn and Berlin]

Friday, April 29 (3)

1. PM Soft-pedals on Rights in China

Saturday, April 30

1. Dalai Lama Meets President Clinton Vice-President Gore, Warns of "Disaster" if Chinese Democratic Forces Demoralized by Outcome of MFN
2. China Slams Clinton Meeting with Dalai Lama
3. Dalai Lama Urges Germany to Keep Pressure on China
4. Dalai Lama Ermuntert Deutschland zu Engagement fuer Weltfrieden [Dalai Lama Encourages Germany to Strive for World Peace]
5. Dalai Lama ruft zum Kampf gegen Unterdrueckung auf [Dalai Lama Calls for Fight against Repression]
6. Tibetans Fear for Dalai Lama after India Violence

Saturday, April 30 (2)

1. Dharamsala Email Node Now Operational

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