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WTN Archives: August, 1996

Thursday, August 1

1. Dalai Lama visits Chicago; helps build relationship with Christians
2. China issues coins to mark Tibet's Panchen reincarnation
3. Welcome Speech on the Occasion of The Dalai Lama's Visit to The Tibetan Cultural Center

Saturday, August 3

1. Dalai Lama on five-day visit to California (AP)
2. Dalai Lama recives museum of Tolerance Peace Award TLDSL (AP)
3. Dalai Lama receives peace award from L.A. museum (Reuters)
4. Monks haunted by memories of Chinese torture Buddhists support Tibet's freedom (SPI)

Monday, August 5

1. China disputes negative human right report (UPI)
2. China condemns Tibet human rights report as ``lies'' (Reuter)
3. Refuting Human Rights Watch/Asia Report (Xinhua)
4. Xinhua said the reporter was in good condition (Xinhua)
5. Chinese Geologists' New Theory on Qinghai-Tibet ... (Xinhua)

Tuesday, August 6

1. Increased Restrictions on Tourists in Tibet (TIN)
2. Mongolia-Religion: Buddhism Thrives on ... (IPS)
3. Teens Awestruck by Dalai Lama

Thursday, August 8

1. Beijing Using Australian Backed Radio Station to Jam Voice of Tibet (ABC)
2. No Knowledge of Jamming Tibet Radio
3. China Radio N/L 3 Sydney (AAP)
4. Gov declines Buddhist's clemency on death row (Reuter)
5. Late Panchen Lama in Eyes of Old Friend (XINHUA)
6. Vast Geothermal Resources Discovered in Tibet (XINHUA)

Friday, August 10

1. Vermont friends fear for fate of Tibet artist (BFP)
2. Dissidents Silenced by Sydney Radio (DT)

Tuesday, August 12

1. Howard Warned to Steer Clear of Dalai Lama (TA)
2. Australian opposition attacks government handling of Dalai Lama meeting issue (RA)
3. Australian premier advised not to meet Dalai Lama (RA)

Tuesday, August 13

1. China warns of threat of religious infiltration (Reuter)
2. Fed: Downer defends China apporach (AAP)
3. China denies population transfer into Tibet (Xinhua)
4. Han Chinese said not diluting Tibet's population (Reuter)
5. True Religious Leaders Should Love Motherland: (XINHUA)
6. Dalai Lama Bound to Fail by taking Advantage of ... (XINHUA)
7. TIPA to tour Morocco, United States and Canada (ICT)

Wednesday, August 14

1. Human Rights Update - August 14, 1996 (DIIR)
2. Tibet Belongs to Tibetans - Speech Given by Thubten Jigme Norbu
3. PM Opens Door to Meeting with Dalai Lama (TA)
4. China reaffirms strong protests over Dalai Lama Visit (AAP)
5. China concerned over Dalai Lama Australia visit (Reuter)

Tuesday, August 15

1. Ex-Envoy urges cuation on Dalai Lama visit (AAP)
2. Text of Illinois State's Proclamation of Dalai Lama Day (AAP)

Friday, August 16

1. 1,000 Monks Face Expulsion in Lhasa Re-education Drive

Saturday, August 17

1. Australian PM will consider meeting Dalai Lama
2. Dalai Lama, Mauritius back India nuclear stance
3. China to Speed Up Natural Gas Prospecting

Sunday, August 18

1. Sect disrobes British monk

Monday, August 19

1. Tibet leader says Dalai Lama's Panchen candidate is "free" ; admits turmoil, explosions
2. Tibet official meets Japanese delegation; population "2.43 million"
3. Tibet party leader says media "powerful weapon" in opposing Dalai Lama

Tuesday, August 20

1. DALAI LAMA TO MEET WITH S. AFRICA'S MANDELA
2. DALAI LAMA TO VISIT DURBAN WHILE IN SA
3. THE DALAI LAMA, arrives in SA on a low-key reception
4. "Tibet was an Independent Nation": Remarks by Ven. Palden Gyatso*

Wednesday, August 21

1. S.Africa's Mandela to meet Dalai Lama on Thursday (Reuter)
2. "Free Tibet--One Way or the Other": Shakabpa (LA Times)
3. China sets up big copper group in Yunnan
4. China calls for prudence on uranium sale to Taiwan (Reuter)

Thursday, August 22

1. US Trade Deficit With China Tops Japan (AP)
2. China says disputed Tibetan boy-monk is free (Reuter)
3. Irish Opposition Leader Attacks China on Occupation of Tibet

Friday, August 23

1. Mandela meets Dalai Lama
2. News briefs from India
3. Feudal elements of Tibet culture must be replaced by socialism: paper (AFP)
4. Chinese authorities admit "education campaign" underway in Tibet (AFP)
5. Talking Back to China: Editorial (Wall Street Journal)

Saturday, August 24

1. Dalai Lama calls Mandela successor to Gandhi
2. Dalai Lama calls on West to help fight for freedom (Reuter)
3. China Warms Downer on Dalai Lama's Visit (Weekend Australian)
4. CHINA WARNS AUSTRALIA: IGNORE DALAI LAMA'S VISIT (Sydney Morning Herald)
5. Australian minister hits out at ``assertive'' China (Reuter)
6. China Develops Mineral Resources in Southwest (Xinhua)
7. Nepal won't help split Tibet, king tells China (Reuter)
8. Nepalese King Visits Tibet (Xinhua)
9. NEC Aids Another Two Optic Telecom Lines in Tibet (AsiaInfo)

Sunday, August 25

1. Australian firms to sign China deals -Canberra (Reuter)
2. CHN: RELATIONSHIP WITH CHINA STRONG, DOWNER'S VISIT SMO (AAP)

Monday, August 26

1. His Holiness' visit to South Africa: Special Report to WTN News
2. DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL PARTY DRAFT PLATFORM INCLUDES TIBET (Kyodo)
3. Sinclair to PM: stand up to China (The Australian)

Tuesday, August 27

1. Fischer to start China visit tomorrow
2. AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE CHIEF TO DISCUSS SECURITY IN CHINA VISIT
3. Agro-technician Hailed By Villagers As 'Living Buddha' (Xinhua)
4. Bridge Forged Between Shanghai with Tibet (XINHUA)

Wednesday, August 28

1. China denies sabotaging of Tibetan culture
2. At least 68 Tibetans arrested in northeastern Nepal
3. China repairs "highest road in the world:" report
4. UN body denounces China's treatment of minorities
5. 'Radio Free Asia' set to begin broadcasting, amid controversy
6. Tibetan priests spearhead Buddhist revival in Russia

Thursday, August 29

1. Tibetans denied entry to Philippines to attend conference on China
2. Kinkel confident of smoothing relations with Beijing
3. Fischer Plays Down Rights Abuses in Tibet

Friday, August 30

1. Crackdown at Kumbum: School Closed, Monks Arrested, Magazine Banned


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