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<-Back to WTN Archives WTN ARCHIVE - August, 1997

WTN Archives: August, 1997

Friday, August 1

1. Holiday Inn pulls out of Tibet
2. Rural Monks Reject Patriotic Education (TIN)
3. A Free Tibet? Not Likely (CS)

Wednesday, August 13

1. China fights Tibet on cultural battlefield (GM)
2. China, Australia in landmark human rights dialogue (Reuter)
3. Dissident Cases Top Talks Agenda (TA)
4. Nuclear Dangers in the High Himalayas

Thursday, August 14

1. China to air documentary on Tibet's Dalai Lama (Reuter)
2. Documentary on Dalai Lama (XINHUA)
3. Tibet Hooks up with National Mobile Telecom Network (XINHUA)
4. Tibetan Archives Transferred to Microfilm (XINHUA)

Friday, August 15

1. Press Statement on the occasion of the 50th Anniversaryof Indian Indpendence
2. Tibetan exiles call for Indian political support (Reuter)
3. Aust Tibet Council sceptical on talks (AAP)

Saturday, August 16

1. His Holiness the Dalai Lama's message on the 50th anniversary of India's independence
2. Tibetans in South India celebrates Indian Independence Day
3. Australia has asked China for information on a number of dissidents
4. Tibet chairman comments on Panchen, Dalai lamas
5. Mr Sonam Topgyal (Chief of Kalon) says Gyalcam Norbu's comments on H.H. The Dalai Lama is baseless
6. Tibetan entertains Europeans with hats
7. Southwest areas to work together

Sunday, August 17

1. Cultural Policy: History Book Banned, Tibetan Culture Declared "Non-Buddhist"
2. China To Air Documentary On Tibet's Dalai Lama
3. Tibet under Chinese jurisdiction

Monday, August 18

1. `Tibet' Revised to Stress Character's Nazi Past
2. China bans Tibetan book, play for historical references
3. Tibetan Buddhists to Visit Area

Tuesday, August 19

1. `Seven Years In Tibet' To Close Toronto Festival (Reuter)
2. CHINA BANS TIBETAN BOOK

Wednesday, August 20

1. Brad Pitt picture festival's summit (Toronto Star)
2. US official warns China of strong action over Tibet: PTI
3. CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION VISITS DHARAMSALA ON AUGUST 17
4. Foreign investors slowly moving into Tibet
5. CONGRESSMAN WOLF MAKES UNANNOUNCED FACT-FINDING TRIP TO TIBET
6. Monastery turns to business to feed monks
7. China unapologetic over radio jamming charges

Thursday, August 21

1. Congressman Slips Into Tibet, Slams China (LA Times)
2. State Department Backs Congressman on Tibet
3. U.S. Lawmaker: Tibet in China 'Death Grip'
4. Congressman on unauthorized visit found repression in Tibet
5. China "swallowing" Tibet, US congressman warns
6. US Congressman urges China for Talks
7. Swiss mission heads for Tibet
8. Tibetans Protest UN Decision, Chinese Propaganda

Friday, August 22

1. Rep. Wolf's Trip to Tibet (WP)
2. Statement by U.S. Rep. Frank R. Wolf Tibet - A First-Hand Look August 9 - 13, 1997
3. Dalai Lama mired in religious spat

Saturday, August 23

1. Tibetan Sentenced to 9 Years for Prisoner List
2. China defends rule over restive Tibet

Sunday, August 24

1. Tibet WHERE WOMEN ARE FORCED TO HAVE ABORTIONS

Monday, August 25

1. Autonomy for Tibet must be negotiated: mission
2. Tibet, Xinjiang leaders hit out at cadres lukewarm on separatism fight
3. Beijing blasts US congressman's Tibet remarks as 'wanton slander'
4. China sentences 17 to death every day: Amnesty International
5. US seeks greater openness from China for visits to Tibet
6. China sentences Tibetan dissident to nine years: watchdog

Tuesday, August 26

1. China criticizes U.S. congressman's remarks on Tibet
2. China rebuts U.S. criticism, says Tibetans happy
3. Tibet's booming tourism
4. Executions, capital crime soar in China - Amnesty

Wednesday, August 27

1. HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA TO VISIT ITALY
2. The Tibetan Community of Nepal to offer a Long Life Puja for His Holiness The Dalai Lama
3. Beijing launches new attack against influence of Dalai Lama in Tibet
4. Tibet opens Australian-built digital exchange
5. Tibetan Monks Get in the Spirit of Benefit Tour
6. Totalitarian China
7. China aims to use Internet but selectively: minister
8. China slams Tibet report labelling Beijing as colonizer

Wednesday, August 27 (2)

1. Tibet Online
2. Reasons for the Trip
3. Technology in Exile
4. Meeting the Dalai Lama
5. On Homosexuality and Sex in General
6. On What Tibet Offers the World
7. On the Situation in Tibet
8. TIBET AT A GLANCE
9. TIBET IN EXILE AT A GLANCE

Thursday, August 28

1. Chinese president declines honorary degree
2. UVic students pan honor for China's leader
3. US human rights official in race for Tibet job
4. China to open seven new copper mines by 2000
5. China says no to opening of telecoms market

Friday, August 29

1. German deputies to visit Tibet to highlight human rights abuses
2. Freedom for Tibet

Saturday, August 30

1. INTELLECTUALS (LA Times) Prague Hosts a Gathering of the Smart Set Next week, 60 big thinkers will descend on Czech capital. Spiritual and moral matters top agenda of millennium forum.
2. Senator Consiglio Di Nino's Letter to UVic President

Sunday, August 31

1. Hollywood's New China Syndrome (The Los Angeles Times) 'Red Corner,' 'Seven Years in Tibet' and 'Kundun' take the country's human rights record to task, especially regarding its treatment of Tibet. How will the Chinese react to filmdom's scrutiny?


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