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WTN Archives: October, 1999

Friday, October 1

1. Tibetans forced to participate in celebrations (TIN)
2. Tibetans forced to celebrate 50 years of communism: group
3. China pledges to crush ethnic separatism, warns hostile foreign forces
4. China facing wrath of human rights groups on eve of anniversary

Sunday, October 3

1. China bans Time magazine during business forum (Reuters)
2. Zhu promises extra funds for China's ethnic minorities (AFP)
3. Mixed reception in Calgary (Calgary Herald)

Monday, October 4

1. The Michael Aris Memorial Trust for Tibetan and Himalayan Studies
2. China: New Tibetan tv channel launched (Xinhua)

Tuesday, October 5

1. Danielle Mitterrand, Hugh Richardson and Richard Blum to Receive ICT's Light of Truth Awards ICT)
2. Laughing with the Dalai Lama (SM)

Wednesday, October 6

1. His Holiness the Dalai Lama to visit Holland from October 16 to 19
2. French version of the GEO's article on Dharamsala
3. World Bank sends inspection team to China to probe dam project (AFP)

Thursday, October 7

1. Wheel of Life a must-see

Friday, October 8

1. The Dalai Lama: Exactly what Is KENYA'S Foreign Policy?
2. The spirit moves this music fest
3. China Wants Tibetan Monastery To Be Placed On World Heritage List

Saturday, October 9

1. Tashi Tsering hospitalised with severe head injury and a broken arm
2. Sentences for young Tibetan monks for a few minutes of protest

Sunday, October 10

1. Dalai Lama for direct talks with China
2. Dalai Lama Backs Tibet Autonomy

Monday, October 11

1. Dalai Lama: Humble Man Inspires Awe

Tuesday, October 12

1. Dalai Lama Predicts China Change In Several Years (Reuters)
2. Dalai Lama's festival makes L.A. its first stop
3. Media Titans Stress Profits Over Journalistic Mission

Wednesday, October 13

1. Dalai Lama's humble, simple lifestyle attracts followers
2. Dalai Lama presents the Light of Truth award
3. Exhibit recalls a Tibet lost forever
4. Incredible Difference

Wednesday, October 13 (2)

1. Tibetan Protester Said Dead
2. Tibetan who lowered Chinese flag dies after torture
3. Tashi Tsering died due to beatings

Thursday, October 14

1. Dalai Lama Calls for a New Era of Ethics
2. Dalai Lama speaks - Ethics message draws sold-out crowds
3. Tibetan Flag Protester Beaten To Death By Police
4. DHARAMSALA MOURNS DEATH OF A TIBETAN AT THE HANDS OF CHINESE POLICE
5. It's Tibet, not China
6. HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA TO VISIT ITALY (19 -29 October, 1999)
7. China warns against giving Nobel to dissidents

Friday, October 15

1. Tibetan Monk Tortured Over Dalai Lama Documents
2. Tony Blair should insist on concrete human rights measures Britain's "ethical foreign policy" to be tested
3. Chinese leader heads for Dome
4. Chinese visit stirs protest over Tibet
5. "No place for Patten at China banquet"
6. ROLF STEIN PASSED AWAY IN PARIS

Saturday, October 16

1. Dalai Lama Arrives For Four-Day Visit To The Netherlands
2. Fears for elderly teacher after release from custody; student detainee Lobsang Tenzin "injured" after torture
3. The Auteur Director and the Buddhist Philosopher
4. Windhorse': Truly Moving
5. Windhorse: Tibet your life

Sunday, October 17

1. Dalai Lama sends good wishes to Medicins Sans Frontieres
2. Comment - Roll up the red carpet
3. Authority set to probe police action at protest
4. Letters to the Editor - China and Tibet
5. ADVENTURE The Hard Way - Burma or Bust (Part 1)

Monday, October 18

1. Dalai Lama meets Dutch premier
2. Tibet's spiritual leader expected for Italy visit
3. Britain Gives Jiang Human Rights Assurance
4. Britain's Cook says Chinese human rights progress limited
5. Taking tea with President Jiang
6. Taiwan Will Return To The Fold Next Century, Chinese President Says

Monday, October 18 (2)

1. UK Politics - Protesters await Jiang tour
2. Jiang says China's population his biggest problem
3. Protests may disrupt Chinese president's visit
4. UK Politics - Has 'quiet diplomacy' failed?
5. JIANG ASSURED HUMAN RIGHTS OBJECTIONS WILL BE LOW KEY
6. BRITAIN'S BIG INVESTMENT IN CHINA
7. ADVENTURE The Hard Way - Burma or Bust (Part 2)

Tuesday, October 19

1. Dalai Lama to meet with premier and pope on trip to Italy
2. Tibet's Spiritual Leader Expected For Italy Visit
3. Dalai Lama calls for Tibetan autonomy
4. GOOD OR EVIL? CAPTIVE BOY OF 10 IS SYMBOL OF TYRANNY
5. Enter Mr Jiang, through the red door
6. China's Jiang arrives in Britain on historic visit
7. Very Important Pariah
8. More protests greet Chinese President
9. Chinese Leader Welcomed in Britain

Wednesday, October 20

1. Tibet activist rushes President's coach
2. Curtain comes down on another human rights hiccup on Jiang visit
3. Red flags, red hands
4. Britain should not shelter Jiang from protests: press
5. Dialogue should be taught at school says Dalai Lama
6. Italy supports Dalai Lama
7. Lone Protester Penetrates Security Around Jiang
8. Tibetan Exiles Protest in New Delhi

Thursday, October 21

1. Britain Wants China To Grant Tibet Freedoms
2. Let protestors have their say against China
3. Murdoch invited to lunch with Jiang, Blair
4. Protesters dog Jiang's tour
5. China's leader sees sights in London; ignores protesters
6. Protesters in London pursue China leader
7. Falungong sect protest banned in France during Jiang visit
8. Shahtoosh Wool Craze Spells Doom For Tibet's Chiru

Friday, October 22

1. China accuses Dalia Lama of masterminding explosions, assassinations
2. Charles snubs Chinese president
3. Jiang hosts banquet at London embassy
4. China: Human Rights Protests In Britain Anger Beijing
5. Human rights protests anger China
6. Protesters refuse to be kept hidden
7. No risks being taken for Chinese leader's visit to France
8. Breakaway activities "still rife" in Tibet

Friday, October 22 (2)

1. French greet Jiang with protests, criticism
2. China Says Door Open For Talks With Dalai Lama
3. CHARLES: I WANTED TO MAKE MY POINT
4. Britain supporters turn out for Charles-snubbed Jiang
5. Charles 'did boycott Jiang banquet'
6. Holy youngster's biggest leap

Saturday, October 23

1. Monks arrested for distributing Pictures of the Dalai Lama
2. China, France Announce Airbus Deal
3. Jiang's Visit to Britain
4. Jiang's state visit ends with Cambridge protest
5. Jiang protesters to take police to court
6. Shawl casts pall over antelope
7. TIBETAN FREEDOM CONCERT SPECIAL ON HBO's REVERB OCTOBER 26th and NOVEMBER 2nd 11:30pm ET/PT
8. DOER'S PROFILE - ERIN CLARK

Sunday, October 24

1. Compassion leads to happiness Dalai Lama's book urges all to escape self-absorption
2. Chinese demonstrators turn building red for Jiang's visit
3. Chirac, Jiang Discuss Rights, Nuclear Testing
4. France and China ignore protests to do deals worth billions
5. Crushing of Tibet that fuels anger
6. How democracy took a beating in the Mall
7. Italie en soutien au Dala=EF Lama

Monday, October 25

1. London police to review President Jiang protests
2. DEMO STORM
3. 'No pressure on police' to quell Jiang visit demos Minister denies Met was told to thwart disruption
4. 135 Pro-Tibet Demonstrators Detained in Paris
5. Jiang promises 'step by step' democracy
6. China's Jiang Rejects Rights Flak, France Mentions Tibet
7. Jiang Says French Leader Does Not Want Independence For Tibet
8. "Chirac is making a fool of himself": Wei Jingsheng
9. Dalai Lama pledges a democratic Tibet ahead of Rome visit

Tuesday, October 26

1. Dalai Lama Meets With Italians
2. Chinese President rejects French-brokered Tibet peace deal
3. Jiang, in Paris, Defends China On Tibet and Rights Issues
4. Human Rights Group demands China to produce Tashi Tsering
5. The Tibetan scarf to die for

Wednesday, October 27

1. Chinese leader leaves Chirac and Blair holding the bill
2. Dalai Lama urges more democracy at the UN
3. Chinese dissident Harry Wu to visit France
4. Police under attack over Zemin visit
5. Straw backs police over Chinese protests
6. Britain trashes a great tradition
7. PM's role in protest questioned
8. Ex-CIA director blasts China policy Woolsey likens strategy to failed 'appeasement' before WWII
9. U.S. Congress likely to vote on China pact in 2000

Thursday, October 28

1. His Holiness the Dalai Lama Meets Italian Prime Minister
2. Pope condemns religious violence
3. "Protests Seek Candidates' Attention."
4. "Monk is Optimistic About Future of Tibet"
5. British police chief admits mistakes in policing Jiang visit
6. US nominee for China ambassador closer to panel's approval
8. Roses as Morocco fetes Jiang after tough Eurotour
9. Yak Burgers, Nouvelle Style

Thursday, October 28 (2)

1. Pope, Dalai Lama Denounce Extremism
2. Interfaith Peace Conference to Explore Role of Religion in Promoting Peace in Millennium
3. Pope, set to meet Dalai Lama, also faces delicate China issue
4. Pope Decries World's 'Scandalous Inequalities'
5. Harry Wu en France
6. COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE

Friday, October 29

1. Message for WTN Readers
2. Letter to the Editor - Don't Forget Tibet
3. World religious leaders denounce extremism
4. Press Release October 28th 1999
5. Lhasa Boys 30th Anniversary
6. New Age book club Birmingham novelist takes readers on a new spiritual adventure
7. Cultures Clash in Tibet for a Higher Purpose Film documents making of `Kundun'

Saturday, October 30

1. Israel visit by former Chinese PM prompts Dalai Lama to change schedule
2. NOT JUST DIVINE INTEGRITY AND SINCERITY LAND DALAI LAMA ON BEST-SELLER LIST
3. Police in wrong over Chinese protests
4. Goff calls for inquiry into PM's Chinese protest role
5. Macau 'another step on road to reunification'
6. Scholar to speak on human rights He will report on lessons from Dalai Lama, U.N. visits
7. Direct from Argentina?

Saturday, October 30 (2)

1. Lhasa prisons expanding, says Tibet Information Network
2. New Prison Capacity in Lhasa: Photographs indicate increase in prisoners and new factory inside Drapchi

Sunday, October 31

1. A Less Tibetan Tibet Many Residents Fear Chinese Migration Will Dilute Culture
2. Tibetan Medicine
3. Letter from WTN reader
4. A date with destiny

Sunday, October 31 (2)

1. The politics of population transfer
2. INSPECTION PANEL RETURNS FROM CHINA


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