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WTN Archives: October, 1996

Tuesday, October 1

1. China cash preserves Tibetan palace (Reuter)
2. 2nd Annual National Students for a Free Tibet Conference
3. More than 800 fasters (RP)
4. Taiwan welcomes possible visit by Dalai Lama (Kyodo)
5. Tibetan Freedom Tour - Of U.S. Colleges and Universities

Tuesday, October 2

1. China claims initial success in re-education campaign in Tibet (AFP)
2. Holy Land Water is hot Tibetan stock (Reuter)
3. Key facts about Tibet (Reuter)
4. China restive regions told to be politically alert (Reuter)
5. China lauds Tibet garrison's war on separatists (Reuter)
6. Compulsory Education for Tibetan Children ... ( XINHUA)
7. Economic improvement only antidote to separatism: Chinese official (AFP)

Thursday, October 3

1. Peking's poison fails to touch Tibetan hearts (Independent)
2. This document damns China over Tibet (Guardian)
3. Microsoft - Issued instructions on removing offensive Chinese slogans (WSJ)
4. Educational plans for Tibet slammed (UPI)
5. Tibet to establish schools in every town -report (Reuter)
6. Stocks stir capitalism in Tibet (Reuter)
7. Tibet Jinzhu to raise 76.2 mln yuan from issue (Reuter)

Friday, October 4

1. A new prisoner died in Jail (CTK)
2. Czech protests against human rights abuse in China, Tibet (CTK)
3. Croats fast in support of Tibetan autonomy (HINA)
4. Tibet's yaks, treasure on roof of world (Reuter)
5. Tuberculous centre built in Lhasa (XINHUA)
6. Nepal, China to jointly save environment (UPI)
7. H.R.1561 - Foreign Relations Authorization Act, fiscal years 1996 and 1997 (enrolled bill (sent to president)

Saturday, October 5

1. Secret Report by the Panchen Lama Criticises China (TIN)
2. Chinese pervert Tibet's spiritual power (Independent)
3. Re-educated, but not suppressed (Independent)

Sunday, October 6

1. China throws new line to Dalai Lama (Guardian)
2. Defiant Stand on Tibet Masked Busy Back-Pedalling (WA)
3. Text of Resolution passed by the Australian Senate, September 17, 1996
4. Australia: Beijing and Buddhist purists frown at ...( IPS)
5. Tibet tax breaks aim to lure foreign investors (Reuter)
6. China says Tibet without army would have nothing (Reuter)

Monday, October 7

1. Tibet's mountains, mystery lure tourists (Reuter)
2. Tibet's yaks, treasure on roof of world (Reuter)
3. Tibet's power industry discussed (ZXS)

Tuesday, October 8

1. Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo arrested (AFP)
2. Land of the Snow Job (FEER)
3. Units upgrade telecommunications network in Tibet (JB)
4. Tibet modernisation fraught with controversy (Reuter)

Wednesday, October 9

1. Radio Free Asia is here to stay, US tells China (AFP)
2. Chinese dissident jailed for supporting Tibet (AFP)
3. German technology cleans up Tibet ... (Reuter)

Thursday, October 10

1. Tibetans appeal for release of Chinese (DIIR)
2. Two Tibetans detained in Amdo Ngaba (DIIR)
3. Exiled Tibetans condemn arrest of China dissident (Reuter)
4. Tibet tax breaks aim to lure foreign investors (Reuter)
5. China funds outpace time in medieval Tibet (Reuter)
6. Foreign Aid Brings Better Life for Tibetans (XINHUA)

Friday, October 11

1. A Nationwide petition
2. Tibet's government-in-exile condemns jailing of Chinese dissident (AFP)
3. China Wheat Deal Signed (TA)
4. China to open new Tibet museum in July (UPI)
5. Nobel Peace Prize for 1996: congratulations to Carlos Ximenes Belo and Jose (RP)

Sunday, October 13

1. Escaped Chinese dissident in Hong Kong, said to seek asylum in US (AFP)
2. Amnesty senses "official paranoia" in China (AFP)
3. Revival of Tibet-Style Buddhism Worries China (CSM)

Monday, October 14

1. Dissident holes up in Hong Kong, pushing for asylum in US (AFP)
2. Dissident's escape falls into China's hands (AFP)

Wednesday, October 16

1. China Detains Dissident During Party Meeting
2. China Warns Taiwan Against Inviting Dalai Lama
3. China lashes out at US, Hong Kong over dissident's escape
4. Beijing claims to have no dissidents
5. Prominent dissident's trial imminent as Beijing lashes another's escape
6. Gloom in Hong Kong as China vows to end haven for dissidents

Wednesday, October 16 (2)

1. Australian defence chief foreshadows closer military ties with China
2. China over-reacting to idea of visit by Dalai Lama, says Taiwan
3. Dalai Lama to meet with French deputies on October 30
4. Chinese authorities let dissident Wang Xizhe escape: wife
5. US grants entry to Chinese dissident

Thursday, October 17

1. HHDL visit to Budapest
2. HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA TO OPEN UNESCO GALA
3. Outcry in Hong Kong after China warns it will ban Tiananmen vigil
4. China fuels optimism on Sino-German ties ahead of visit
5. Letter to the Editor from Greg Alling
6. OPEN LETTER to The Honourable Lloyd Axworthy

Friday, October 18

1. DALAI LAMA VISIT TO TAIWAN MAY HURT PEACE ...
2. China warns Taiwan on dalai visit
3. Artists who visited the Himalayas display their ...
4. THREE MAIN REASONS FOR CHINA DISSIDENT CLAMPDOWN
5. 'Rainy Day' Funds Help Tibetan's Lives

Saturday, October 19

1. Head of Beijing-leaning HK party challenges Beijing on Wang Dan

Sunday, October 20

1. Hong Kong activists demand freedom for top Chinese dissident

Monday, October 21

1. Kinkel to raise human rights in talks with Chinese
2. CHINA-TIBET: TANGLE OVER DAM PROJECT AT ...
3. People in Tibet Learn Sense of Business
4. Internet Access Point Operational in Northwest China

Tuesday, October 22

1. Letter from ATPD to Premeir Li Peng (ATPD)
2. Letter from ATPD to the Secretary General Boutros Boutros Ghali (ATPD)
3. Top dissident Wang Xizhe speaks out against China on US soil
4. China will seek to prosecute dissident Wang Xizhe: official

Tuesday, October 22 (2)

1. Chinese acknowledges the detention of Tibetan musician
2. GERMANY'S KINKEL SETTLES TIBET ROW WITH CHINESE LEADERS
3. German foreign minister arrives in China
4. German president to visit China in November
5. Chinese FM says ties with Germany back to normal

Wednesday, October 23

1. Dalai Lama Blasts China (AP)
2. Dalai Lama meets EU officials, angers China
3. China Protests Dalai Lama's Visit to European ...
4. Lhasa Marks 80th Birth Anniversary of Tibetan ...
5. China confirms detention of Tibetan Fulbright scholar
6. Tibetan musician under investigation by Chinese Authorities
7. China says Tibetan scholar was U.S.-funded spy
8. Tibetan activists to step up efforts for detained scholar
9. The US State Department today issued a press guidance to its media division on responding to enquiries on Ngawang Choephel's case.

Thursday, October 24

1. URGENT ACTION APPEAL - Appeal for Ngawang Choephel
2. This is the text of the letter sent to the Chinese embassy by Congressman Sanders and Senator Leahy on Ngawang Choephel
3. Appeal from the Assembly of Tibetan people's Deputies to the Parliamentaries Worldwide.

Friday, October 25

1. Kinkel in Mongolia, pledges moral support
2. Dalai Lama, EU meeting raises China protests
3. China protests EU officials meeting Dalai Lama
4. U.S. urges China to free Tibetan Fulbright scholar
5. Li Peng Satisfied with Resettlement Work of Three ...
6. Candle Light Vigil Held in Dharamsala Over calling for the immediate and unconditional releaseof Ngawang Choephel
7. RIGHTS GROUP CONDEMNS ARREST OF TIBETAN FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR IN LHASA

Saturday, October 26

1. Family of China dissident welcome European prize
2. China says Taiwan pawn of Western forces
3. U.S. Urges China To Release Tibetan Music Teacher
4. Dalai Lama urges constructive relations with China
5. China says disputes with U.S. could lead to cold war
6. China says Buddhist Tibet needs dose of atheism
7. Pekin proteste contre la visite du Dalai Lama en Europe

Sunday, October 27

1. Dalai Lama - open to negotiation with China (EP)
2. Dalai Lama's visit "strictly pastoral," says French government
3. France urges Beijing to discuss rights with Tibet
4. Wei Jingsheng: Beijing's public enemy number one
5. China slams human rights prize for Wei Jingsheng
6. Dance Review/ Amid all the pageantry, the Tibetan troup offers a muted political statement
7. OUT OF INDONESIA: A `MUSHROOMING EMBARRASSMENT'WAITING FOR 1989 IN EAST TIMOR

Monday, October 28

1. China defends changes in security strategy
2. Dalai Lama visits France as Paris builds bridges with Beijing
3. Tibet faces an atheist - crusade
4. Peking's fury grows as Dalai Lama makes friends
5. Freedom beckons beyond Chinese bullets
6. Announcement of a new book on Tibet
7. The masses love pulp fiction. Officials don't

Tuesday, October 29

1. Dalai Lama urges persuasion, not pressure on China
2. China warns France against official contact with Dalai Lama
3. Dalai Lama slams China at start of French visit
4. Three MEPs Put Dalai Lama's request for Unconditional Talks to Communist Leaders
5. Few surprises expected at Wang Dan show trial
6. TIBET AWARENESS EVENTS / MONTREAL Film Festival / Cultural Fair (CTC)
7. Dalai Lama: Kinkels Besuch in China richtig

Wednesday, October 30

1. Senior French minister sees Dalai Lama despite Beijing warnings
2. France cold-shoulders Dalai Lama amid Beijing warnings
3. Dalai Lama slams cultural genocide in Tibet
4. Dalai Lama climaxes controversial visit
5. China's Reaction to the Dalai Lama's EP Visit (TRP)
6. Wang Dan sentencing sounds grim note for Chinese dissident movement

Thursday, October 31

1. China Warns Europe Over Ties to Tibet
2. French deputies back Dalai Lama, urge talks with China
3. APPEAL ON BEHALF OF TIBET by FRENCH PARLIAMENTARIANS
4. TIBETAN FREEDOM TOUR IN NYC ENDS WITH MAJOR TIBETAN YOUTH AND STUDENT DEMONSTRATION AT THE CHINESE MISSION


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