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WTN Archives: March, 2000

Wednesday, March 1

1. Dalai Lama government worried over Chinese crackdown after lama escape
2. China Detains Parents Of Escaped Lama
3. Parents of Buddhist Leader Detained
4. Gungthang Rinpochey Passes Away in Tibet
5. U.N. Rights Chief in Opens Forum in China
6. PetroChina Files for U.S. IPO
7. "Revive the West" plan heads to China's parliament
8. MONK SHARES HIS SACRED ART WITH STUDENTS RITUAL UNFOLDING AT LIBERTYVILLE
9. Mystery of Panchen Lama's Fate Endures

Thursday, March 2

1. U.N. Human Rights Chief Says China Getting Worse
2. An impromptu address given by Gyalwa Karmapa
3. China punishes those aiding Karmapa Lama's escape
4. 2000 Tibet Peace March
5. Bhuchung Tsering's tesimony at House Hearing on China and Tibet

Friday, March 3

1. Rights groups blast Canada's China policy
2. CANADIAN NGOS URGE GOV'T TO UP RIGHTS PRESSURE ON CHINA
3. City of Victoria Proclaims "Tibet Day"
4. Murder bid made Karmapa flee
5. Australia donates $2m to Tibet
6. 25 Tibetans arrested by Nepalese border police
7. 24 IMMIGRANTS HELD
8. KHASA HAS ONE MORE ATTRACTION: SEX
9. The Monadnock Friends of Tibet screen a new docudrama

Saturday, March 4

1. Karmapa may enter monastery clandestinely
2. Battle of the lamas
3. Investigation into Karmapa escape; parents detained by authorities
4. Senior Tibetan Buddhist monk dies in China at 74

Sunday, March 5

1. Death of a "great scholar and patriot"
2. Letter to the Editor
3. INQUIRY BLAMES COOK FOR POLICE TACTICS DURING CHINA PROTESTS
4. Zhu Rongji to Taiwan: we won't sit idly by

Monday, March 6

1. A Buddha Busts Out
2. INTERVIEW - 'There Was No Alternative'
3. Prayers for a missing leader
4. Free Tibet Campaign plans new demo to coincide with police report
5. Letter to the editors

Tuesday, March 7

1. India And China Pursue First Security Dialogue
2. Chinese analyst wants regional tie-ups to frustrate US "hegemonism"
3. As China cracks down, UN official calls for greater rights in Asia
4. Your Mama Loves the Lama
5. Chinese Vice-President Discusses Western Development With NPC Tibet Deputies
6. Letters to Editor

Wednesday, March 8

1. China And The 17th Karmapa Lama
2. Karmapa will 'most probably' be allowed to stay in India
3. India would be 'morally wrong' to expel Karmapa: Dalai Lama
4. TIBET 2000: SURVIVAL OF THE SPIRIT
5. Tibet opera festival begins
6. Tokyo Governor mulls over Falun Gong request
7. THE RISING NEPAL
8. Pashmina Passion
9. Clarification from Free Tibet Campaign

Wednesday, March 8 (2)

1. MESSAGE FROM THE CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE TIBETAN YOUTH CONGRESS
2. Major Tibet demonstration as Police Report "blames Foreign Office"
3. Sami Parliament urges Norway to co-sponsor China resolution
4. TIN Press Release - 6 March 2000 - TIN News Revie
5. Tibetan chants go online
6. WHISPERED PRAYERS: PORTRAITS AND PROSE OF TIBETANS IN EXILE

Thursday, March 9

1. Tibet government leader tells Karmapa not to betray motherland
2. Karmapa will `most probably' be allowed to stay in India
3. China says Dalai Lama using escaped Karmapa for own purpose
4. Disputed Tibetan Figure Fetes China's 50 Years -- Five Months Later
5. DOWNER UNDER PRESSURE FROM CHINA ON HUMAN RIGHTS? - Jiang Zemin sends right-hand man to Australia
6. Statement By Senator Max Baucus on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China
7. The Governor Of the State Of Wisconsin Tommy G Thompson Declares March 10th as Tibet Day In Wisconsin
8. "I'd like to thank all the little Yaks.."

Friday, March 10

1. Statement of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the occassion of the 41st Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising March 10, 2000
2. TIBETANS COMMEMORATE UPRISING AMID GROWING REPRESSION - Dalai Lama accuses Chinese authorities of "cultural genocide"
3. RANGZEN ALLIANCE - WORLD COUNCIL OF TIBETANS FOR AN INDEPENDENT TIBET

Friday, March 10 (2)

1. Repression worsening in Tibet: Dalai Lama
2. China's Tibet policy reminiscent of Cultural Revolution: Dalai Lama
3. Tibet's struggle will continue, Dalai Lama says
4. Nepalese police baton charge 5,000 anti-Chinese Tibetan demonstrators
5. Nepal police break up Tibet protest
6. Dozens arrested at pro-Tibetan rally in New York
7. 31 Tibetans flee Tibet, seek asylum
8. Seven executed in Tibet for murder: report
9. AFL-CIO flexes muscle against China IPO

Saturday, March 11

1. Tibetans Burn Flags, Protest China On Uprising Day
2. Tibetans Protest in Nepal Capital
3. Tibetans demonstrate against Chinese occupation in Tibet
4. Minor Hurt in 'Free Tibet' Rally
5. Tibetans hold protest
6. SUCCESSFUL TIBET PEACE MARCH IN AUSTRALIA
7. 10 March in Austria
8. THE DRAGON IN THE LAND OF SNOWS
9. ETHICS SHOULD GROW OUT OF COMMON SENSE

Saturday, March 11 (2)

1. China warns India on Karmapa issue
2. Karmapa's role played down
3. Into the Darkness Details of the Karmapa's Grueling Escape
4. Karmapa's parents `not under arrest'
5. Panchen pledges to be patriotic

Sunday, March 12

1. TIBETAN WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT'S STATEMENT TO MARK THE 41ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE TIBETAN WOMEN'S NATIONAL UPRISING, MARCH 12, 2000
2. Tibetan women stage anti-Chinese protest on 41st uprising anniversary
3. Tibetan women's charge against China
4. Some 3 Thousand Tibetans enter Nepal annually
5. Pro-Tibetan demonstrations held in European cities
6. Pro-Tibetan demonstration outside Chinese embassy in London
7. March 10th Rally in New York City
8. Beijing presents new face in Olympic bid
9. Chinese Envoy Warns India Over Escaped Tibetan Lama

Monday, March 13

1. Call to preserve Tibetan culture
2. 'Solving Tibet will fix China's problems with West'
3. 'Tibet will be autonomous within a decade or two'
4. Anti-Dalai Lama conference held in Kathmandu
5. China Voices Support For Chechen Crackdown
6. Training the Mind
7. Eclectic Grass-Roots Campaigns Emerge on China Trade Debate

Monday, March 13 (2)

1. Tibet- Why are We Silent?
2. 41ST Anniversary of the Tibetan National People's Uprising Day Commemorated in France
3. Tibetans in Canberra Commemorate 10 March
4. March 10th Commemoration in Switzerland
5. March 10th in Israel
6. March 10th & 11th Events in Germany

Tuesday, March 14

1. Tibetans 'wasting money' on donations to monasteries
2. Flight of the Lama

Wednesday, March 15

1. U.S. to blast China's human rights situation
2. Tibetan Students Reportedly Call For China's Early Reunification
3. 10 March Report from Tibet-Initiative Munich
4. Tibet Photo Contest
5. "Sino-Indian Security Talks Strategic Dialogue It Was Not"

Thursday, March 16

1. Zuma Asked to support Anti-China motion (Sapa)
2. Report on March 10 Anniversary from Eastern Europe

Friday, March 17

1. Rights Groups Urge EU To Slam China At U.N. (Reuters)
2. The testimony of Agya Rinpoche (ICT)
3. China hopes India won't give political asylum to escaped boy-lama (PTI)
4. Police go on the defensive and whitewash Whitehall's role in suppressing Tibet protests (FTC)

Sunday, March 18

1. Tibetan Monk Speaks Out Against China's Rule To US Panel (AP)
2. Festival Of Tibet, Mumbai - March 12 - 17, 2000 (TYC)

Monday, March 20

1. China Rails Against US Censure Motion At UN Human Rights Commission (AFP)
2. US confident resolution will succeed (SCMP)
3. EU split over rights draft against Beijing (SCMP)

Tuesday, March 21

1. Howard must raise Tibet with top Communist Party official (ATC)
2. ICT Launches Website to Assist Campaign for China Resolution in = Geneva (ICT)
3. Panel Is Told of Crackdown on Believers by Chinese Officials (LAT)=20

Tuesday, March 22

1. Statement of 28 countries calls for swift action by China on human rights
2. EU Concerned By China's Lack Of Progress On Human Rights
3. Taiwan's independence America's business, U.S. right to intervene (TS)

Thursday, March 23

1. Statement of 28 countries calls for swift action by China on human rights
2. Fifty years after independence (TH)
3. Sikkim wants Centre to resolve Karmapa issue (TH)
4. UNDP Helps Tibet Recruit Experts (XINHUA)

Friday, March 24

1. Albright set to assail China on human rights in brief Geneva stop (AFP)
2. USA Secretary Of State Calls For Support On China Resolution
3. Lhasa prison expansion and social change (TIN)
4. Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy On China And The Un Human Rights Commission
5. Rep. Nancy Pelosi Says China Mustn't Escape Rights Scrutiny
6. "Nobel mission to woo peace legends" (TA)

Sunday, March 25

1. The China Challenge (WP)
2. Will Beijing escape censure ...(IPS)
3. Lhasa prison expansion and social change (TIN)
4. Ethics rise as growing risk factor (HKS)

Monday, March 27

1. World's tallest Buddha project 'mindblowing'(TOC)
2. Tibet Can't Follow Beaten Track in Large-scale Western Development (PD)

Tuesday, March 28

1. No cause for concern over Clinton's India trip: Dalai Lama (AFP)
2. NGOs Press Chretien on China (CTC)

Wednesday, March 29

1. NGO Statements Criticise China At UN Commission On Human Rights (TB)
2. "Oral statement by Ms. Dolma Choephel
3. Oral Statement by Ms. MO Li Hua
5. Tracking the Web Across China (NYT)

Thursday, March 30

1. India likely to allow 17th Karmapa to ...(Kyodo)
2. Dalai Lama Extols Nonviolence Despite `Cultural Cultural Genocide' (AP)
3. Gere asks UN rights forum to cite China on Tibet (Reuters)

Friday, March 31

1. European Parliamentarians call for EU co-sponsorship of China resolution
2. Appeal From Office Of Tibet, South Africa
3. Should the U.S. Permanently normalize trade relations with China? U.S. Shouldn't Yield To Unreasonable Demands of China (SFC
4. Tibetan demonstrators get support boost from actor Richard Gere (AFP)


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