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<-Back to WTN Archives WTN ARCHIVE - April, 1996

WTN Archives: April, 1996

Monday, April 1

1. VOA Tibetan Service Crosses the Five Year Mark
2. Nepalese prime minister says no change in Tibet policy
3. Tourists Can Enjoy Trips in Tibet Earlier: ...
4. China's Largest Sapling Center Put Into Operation
5. China to crack down on roadside extortion

Tuesday, April 2

1. TIBETANS GO TO THE POLLS TODAY
2. TYKES IN TIBET (on Panchen Lama)
3. ENGAGEMENT POLICY MERELY ENCOURAGES CHINA'S SPITE

Wednesday, April 3

1. India signals displeasure over China missile tests
2. Human rights groups say China holding 6-year-old ...
3. Tree-Planting -- A Winning Formula for Gansu ...
4. New Zealand tourist expelled from Tibet
5. China's Premier Li Peng Visits France to Boost ...
6. 500,000 Chinese to be moved into Tibet
7. Dissident's sister backs anti-China motion

Thursday, April 4

1. Progress report from the "March for Tibet's Independence"
2. Submissions on Tibet by the Transnational Radical Party at UNCHR

Friday, April 5

1. China Pumps almost 40 million tons of crude oil in first quarter
2. Jorgensen March update

Saturday, April 6

1. Notes from March for Tibet's Independence

Sunday, April 7

1. Appeal for Relief in Tibet
2. Fund Raising in Vancouver: "Living Tibet: The Dalai Lama in Dharamsala"
3. A CONCERT FOR A FREE TIBET (in San Francisco)

Monday, April 8

1. Selected Quotes from UNCHR on Tibet
2. Tibetan Government in Exile at UNCHR
3. Swedish and Chinese Exchanges at UNCHR
4. The United States and China Exchanges
5. China and Other Exchanges
6. Statements on Tibet, Inner Mongolia and China at UNCHR
7. China Statements at UNCHR
8. Status of China Resolutions at UNCHR

Tuesday, April 9

1. Eleven Tibetans arrrested in two separate incidents
2. Fleeing Tibetan refugees arrested by Nepalese border police

Wednesday, April 10

1. excerpts from the article "Hungry for Justice, Hungry for Meaning"
2. Oral Statement by Society for Threatened Peoples at UNCHR
3. Ireland To Emphasise Human Rights During EU Presidency

Thursday, April 11

1. The Devastation in Eastern Tibet Still Continues
2. 200 French Parliamentarians Appeal for Tibet (In English)
3. 200 French Parliamentarians Appeal for Tibet (In French)
4. Names of the 200 French Parliamentarians who appealed for Tibet

Friday, April 12

1. French MPs urge Chinese pullout from Tibet
2. Chinese premier strikes conciliatory tone in Paris
3. Tourism Turns Booming Sector in Tibet
4. French mount small-scale protests against Li Peng
5. Computer Technology Introduced to Potala Palace in ...
6. 'Extinct' Tibetan deer comes back to life
7. Chinese Relief Effort in Tibet
8. China seeks to prevent border clashes

Saturday, April 13

1. Creeping Acceptance Of Buddhism Among Zimbabweans
2. Expedition to Clear Garbage from Mount Qomolangma
3. NEPAL: FROZEN IN TIME, MUSTANG OPENS TO TOURISTS
4. US Congress unlikely to override Clinton Veto
5. International Symposium: "Mythos Tibet"

Sunday, April 14

1. China Shifts Religious Policy in Tibet from Control to Suppression
2. Ferry to Tibet's Independence : Update of March to New York
3. Announcement: New Study on Tibet now available from TIN

Monday, April 15

1. Summary of Findings of ICT's report, A Season to Purge
2. A Montreal Gazette article on Thubten Samdup

Monday, April 15 (2)

1. Human Rights Update

Tuesday, April 16

1. Demonstration for Gedhun Choekyi Nyima

Tuesday, April 16 (2)

1. New Tibetan Outpost Grows in Bay Area
2. Dole Struggling to Shape His Stand on China

Wednesday, April 17

1. Notice from the Parliamentary Secretary of the Assembly of Tibetan People's Deputies (ATPD)
2. French MPs Urge Chinese Pullout from Tibet
3. French Police Stifle First Anti-Li Peng Protest
4. France and China Sign Trade Deals, Squabble over Human Rights
5. China, France Sign Contracts Worth $2 Billion
6. China Denies Report on Tibet Human Rights Abuse
7. Tibetan Buddhists Enduring Worst Wave of Repression
8. Nepal's Prime Minister Deuba leaves for China
9. 'Extinct' Tibetan Deer Comes Back to Life

Thursday, April 18

1. The Mayor of the city of Madison, Wisconsin Proclaim March 10 1996 as "Tibetan Independence Day"
2. The Governor of the State of New York Recognize March 10 1996 as "Tibetan National Day in the Empire"
3. The Governor of the State of Illinois has Proclaimed March 10 1996 as "Tibetan Day"
4. The Mayor of the city of Philadelphia Proclaim March 30 1996 as March for "Tibet's Independence Day"
5. The Mayor of Pittsburgh Declare March 10 "Tibetan National Day"
6. The Mayor of the Borough of Princeton, New Jersey Proclaim March 10 1996 as "Tibetan Independence Day"
7. The Mayor of the Township of Princeton, County of Mercer, State of New Jersey Proclaim March 10 1996 as "Tibetan Independence Day"

Thursday, April 18 (2)

1. Protest Against Chinese Leader Qiao Shi
2. Berkeley City Council Rejects Proposal to Establish Sister City Relationship in China
3. Support for MFN Status Begins to Wane
4. China Boosters Call Trade Previleges a Matter of U.S. National
5. Statement by Mrs. WEI Shanshan on behalf of the TRP
6. Resolution of the European Parliament
7. Kingdom of the Lost Boy
8. Nepal Prime Minister on Week-long Official Visit to China
9. Intervention d'Olivier Dupuis au Parlement Europeen (18-04-96)

Thursday, April 18 (3)

1. Protest Outside Dinner for Chinese Official
2. Torture in Tibet
3. National Sovereignty Not a Shield for Human Rights Violations, European Union Tells Human Rights Commission

Friday, April 19

1. A Nomad Boy Adds Strength to Dalai Lama's Struggle for Tibet
2. Oral Statement by Mr. Gendun Rinchen
3. Holiday resort
4. India Bars Dalai Lama Filming
5. V-O-A TIBETAN SERVICE -- FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

Saturday, April 20

1. Dalai Lama Appoints Geshe Lobsang Jamyang as Abbot of Seramey College
2. "Sister city relationship with a twist"
3. Berkeley Dilemma: Sister City in China?
4. "Around the World and Back to Tibet "
5. Monument to mark completion of Potala Palace repair inaugurated in Lhasa

Sunday, April 21

1. Tibetan Girl Wins Gold Medal
2. Far From Home - Millstone Plays Host to Tibetan Group
3. China Tramples Rights, and Must be Censured
4. CPPCC Chairman Meets Nepalese Prime Minister
5. Tulip Blossoms on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
6. Shanghai Donations for Tibetan Project Hope
7. Consolation Buddhahood for Tibet's Panchen losers
8. Tibet Supplying Low-Price Grain to Poor Families
9. LIBERTE POUR LE TIBET - DEMOCRATIE POUR LA CHINE

Tuesday, April 23

1. Western Resolution Against China on Human Rights ...
2. More Countries Raise Tibet at the United Nations
3. Czech President Criticizes China for Human Rights Violations
4. Full Text of Sino-Nepalese Joint Communique

Wednesday, April 24

1. United Nations Obstructed From Censuring China on Human Rights China Uses "Divisive" North-South Tactic
2. The Ferry to Tibet's Independence (fwd)
3. Dalai Lama's Representative in Prague
4. Czech MP Meets Dalai Lama's Deputy

Thursday, April 25

1. 45-DAY MARCH FOR TIBET'S INDEPENDENCE IS COMPLETE!

Thursday, April 25 (2)

1. The Boys who would be Lama
2. Chinese - Show some backbone, Nyrup

Thursday, April 25 (3)

1. YELTSIN GREETED WARMLY ON CHINA VISIT
2. CHINA, RUSSIA BOOST TIES
3. CHINA, RUSSIA WARN WEST AGAINST SEEKING HEGEMONY
4. China/Tibet/Human Rights Commission: Press Release

Friday, April 26

1. Tibet Fact Sheet
2. Hopes Continue for Return Despite Deadlock
3. Dalai Lama Hopeful of Democractic Movement in China

Friday, April 26 (2)

1. Tibet's History -- Myth to Leader's Exile
2. Exiled Tibetans Struggle to Keep Culture
3. Reviving an Old Tibetan Healing System
4. Unhappy Tales of Tibetan Refugees
5. Richard Gere as a Firm Champion of Tibet
6. U.S. Director to Film Dalai Lama's Life Story
7. Dalai Lama Makes Impact on Swedes
8. Permission Held Back

Saturday, April 27

1. Russia, China Say Their Ties Don't Threaten West
2. CHINA AVOIDS U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS CRITICISM FOR SIXTH STRAIGHT YEAR
3. Southern Mongolia Hunger Strike
4. Tibet Forum on Learning From Local Party Official

Sunday, April 28

1. Danish Foreign Affairs Committee to Hold Hearing on Tibet
2. Russia and China form partnership to counter West
3. Tibetan Girl Chosen Olympic Torch Relay Bearer

Monday, April 29

1. A limited partnership
2. HONG KONG TO LOBBY U.S. ON CHINA
3. EU to Provide Aid for China's Tibetan Nomads
4. County police chief in Tibet sentenced for torture
5. Protest Against Honourary Degree for Qiao Shi

Tuesday, April 30

1. "Chosen" line shows ignorance of rebirth
2. U of R Medal Returned - Graduate Slams Award to Chinese Official
3. Tibet Bans Pictures of Dalai Lama
4. China Pours Cold Water on Taiwan Talks Offer
5. Lamas of Sera Je Monastery at Newburyport, MA May 4

Tuesday, April 30 (2)

1. FREEDOM FOR TIBET/DEMOCRACY IN CHINA ! - #20
2. BOYCOTT ALL CHINESE PRODUCTS

Monday, April 1996

1. Update on the Transnational Radical Party's campaign for the liberation of Tibet.


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