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<-Back to WTN Archives WTN ARCHIVE - April, 2000

WTN Archives: April, 2000

Saturday, April 1

1. Silent on China (MG)
2. Tibetans now find it tough to flee (TNS)
3. Koh Responds to Questions about U.S.-Sponsored China Resolution

Sunday, April 2

1. Searching for the Dalai Lama: Dispirited stars find absolution in Buddhism

Monday, April 3

1. France's new Education Minister calls for Tibetan commemoration
2. Indian Kashmir defends shahtoosh trade
3. Updates from Geneva on Commission on Human Rights

Monday, April 4

1. Tibetan official hopes to attend Taiwan's presidential inauguration
2. Tibetan leadership pushes for Taiwan visits
3. Stateside Buddhists Await Visit

Wednesday, April 5

1. Give up freedom demand, Dalai Lama told
2. The reasons for China's new and hardened attitude to the issue of Tibet (DIIR)

Thursday, April 6

1. Dalai Lama 'on Chen's list of invitations"
2. Taiwan to invite Dalai Lama for presidential inauguration
3. South Korea under pressure from Buddhists to allow Dalai Lama visit
4. 'TWO IS COMPANY' FOR FRIENDS OF TIBET,

Friday, April 7

1. Secret newsletters spread in Tibet -rights group
2. TAFT BACKS DALAI LAMA'S CALL FOR "GENUINE AUTONOMY=94
3. Tibet Envoy Says Some View U.S. Censure Of China As Ploy
4. PetroChina IPO Arrives In U.S. With Weak Pulse
5. Environmental, human rights activists target banks
6. EXPANDED SERVICES on UPGRADED WTN/CTC TIBET WEBSITE

Saturday, April 8

1. Gephardt Won't Support China Trade
2. Reporters Without Borders slams Chinese media suppression in Tibet
3. China exploits Australia's attacks on UN
4. PetroChina Initial Offering Gets Off to Slow U.S. Start
5. Capuano worked hard with Amnesty: Letter to Editor

Sunday, April 9

1. China exploits our attacks on UN
2. China urged to quit persecuting religions
3. Personal Journal: Can Tibetan Food Transfer To U.S.?

Monday, April 10

1. TIBETANS HOLD ANOTHER VIGIL AT UNITED NATIONS IN GENEVA
2. Tibet's Lost Leader: FILM ON CHILD'S KIDNAPPING RESONATES WITH EXILES
3. Buddhist Bootcamp

Tuesday, April 11

1. Dalai Lama: No plans to go to Taiwan
2. Travelling Dalai Lama to miss Taiwan president's inauguration
3. The lure of India
4. TIBET: KEEP THE FAITH;

Wednesday, April 12

1. Dalai Lama keen to accept invite to visit Taiwan
2. Escaped Karmapa lama in Indian hospital with suspected heatstroke
3. Japan grants visa for Dalai Lama
4. CHINA SAYS MAY 1998 DRAPCHI PROTESTS NEVER TOOK PLACE
5. Tibetan adventure begins with prudent lie

Thursday, April 13

1. Dalai Lama to steer clear of controversial meetings in Japan
2. Dalai Lama dismisses concerns over Karmapa's health
3. China confident after proposed UN resolution on rights abuses
4. In Focus: Reassessing Tibet Policy
5. Go slow on China trade

Friday, April 14

1. China Prepares to Silence UN Commission on its Rights Abuses
2. BP Amoco must sell its shares in PetroChina
3. UNITED STATES SUBMITS CHINA RESOLUTION
4. Dalai Lama Arrives in Japan
5. Dalai Lama arrives in Japan for week-long visit
6. China slams Japan on Dalai Lama visit, warns over Lee Teng-hui
7. Dalai Lama flies into Japan and controversy
8. Dissident Wei Jingsheng calls for condemnation of China's human rights
9. Chinese leader faces human rights questions on Israeli visit

Saturday, April 15

1. Karmapa Lama gets clean bill of health
2. Japan bans Dalai Lama from political meetings
3. Danish PM to meet Dalai Lama
4. Dalai Lama sees change in stand of China on Tibet
5. The Dalai Lama launches Kiran Bedi's interactive website

Sunday, April 16

1. Tibetan farmer serving 15 years for peaceful protest dies
2. Japan warned Dalai Lama not to meet pro-Tibet Tokyo Gov
3. The friendship clause

Monday, April 17

1. U. New Hampshire Tibet forum attracts hundreds
2. EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT (EP) PASSED A RESOLUTION ON TIBET
3. London Traders Caught in Shahtoosh Bust Plead Guilty
4. News Update from Geneva

Tuesday, April 18

1. China Blocks Discussion of Rights
2. China will "fight to the finish" to block UN human rights motion
3. Dissidents, spiritual groups clamor for UN condemnation on China
4. China thanks countries that helped defeat rights condemnation
5. CHINA SILENCES UN HUMAN RIGHTS BODY Tibetan Government in Exile Express Concern
6. CHINA SILENCES CRITICISM AT UNITED NATIONS Canada fails to take Principled Position
7. Low-Key Effort by U.S. to Censure China Fails U.S. eagerness for permanent normal trade relations undercuts human rights advocacy

Tuesday, April 18 (2)

1. Dalai Lama urges China to send mission to Tibet
2. Dalai Lama Says Plight of Tibetans Desperate
3. Dalai Lama ignores Tibet in Kyoto speech
4. Earthquake in western China
5. Dalai Lama has no plan to visit Taiwan: aide
6. Human rights activists to protest Chinese visit
7. US Treasury Secretary say aid to poor nations had "disappointing" results
8. French celebrities urge EU action to condemn China at UN

Wednesday, April 19

1. Chinese vice-premier met by Dublin protesters
2. Sensible ones are protesting in the streets
3. Monk to speak on Tibetan opression
4. First Sherpa to Climb Everest Has Son Following in His Path
5. Growing fears for trapped Tibetans
6. Karma cup

Wednesday, April 19 (2)

1. News Updated from Tibet Bureau, Geneva
2. STATEMENT ON THE CHINESE CENSURE RESOLUTION AT THE UNITED NATIONS

Thursday, April 20

1. Dalai Lama Says Silence Price Of China Return
2. China Blasts Europeans for Their Support of Taiwan, Tibet
3. Church leader calls on government to allow Dalai Lama's visit to Korea
4. China urges Danish PM to stay away from Dalai Lama
5. Dalai Lama leaves Japan for home
6. Runaway Lama fled suppression, says god-king

Friday, April 21

1. DEMTON KHANG - TIBETAN MUSEUM OPENS
2. Tibetan Gyuto Monks chanting enthrals Slovenians
3. UN snubs US on China rights abuse, Tibetans upset
4. Scholar wants accelerated urbanization in Tibet, end to fossilization
5. Kent awaits visit of spiritual leader
6. World Cup strikes a blow for monastic devotion

Saturday, April 22

1. Indian Seminar Says China's Tibet Militarization Causes Ecological Disaster
2. Greek, Chinese leaders discuss human rights -- but not Tibet
3. Boys in High Places
4. Director's Cup doesn't runneth over

Saturday, April 22 (2)

1. CHINA in TIBET: Forty Years of Liberation or Occupation?

Sunday, April 23

1. Tibet supporters peace march in California
2. Once again, no censure for China

Monday, April 24

1. Amnesty Urges Danish Prime Minister To Criticize China Over Tibet During Visit
2. India to consult Dalai Lama on Karmapa Lama's future
3. Greek, Chinese Leaders Discuss Human Rights
4. "General Fu=92s visit a milestone
5. "Trans-Himalayan race route revealed"

Tuesday, April 25

1. Danish parliament leadership sets official meeting with Dalai Lama
2. China Envoys Meet S. Africa Protests
3. China's 'abuse' protested during Zemin's S. African visit
4. China Visit Raises Concerns Over Human Rights
5. Young netizens to rally for Dalai Lama's visit
6. Karmapa can stay, says Dalai Lama
7. Teams set out to Tibet to begin grueling adventure race

Wednesday, April 26

1. Central Tibetan Administration releases its latest Report on Tibet=92s environment and development - Strongest indictment of China=92s destruction of Tibet=92s environment=
2. TIBET DEVASTATED WHILE THE WORLD LOOKS ON - New report provides world with first in-depth study of environmental devastation in Tibet
3. Tibetan Exiles Complain of Care
4. Dalai Lama to visit Poland
5. Russian Buddhists Tell China to Free Boy Lama
6. Prayer celebration for the 11th Panchen Lama
7. Vigil at Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C. on Panchen Lama's Birthday
8. China's 'Abuse' Protested during Zemin's South African Visit
9. JOINT ACTION AGAIN TORTURE IN TIBET

Thursday, April 27

1. Additional Death from Drapchi Prison Protests
2. "Tibet being used as garbage dump"
3. Advani in Sikkim after 18 years - Centre respects the wish that the Karmapa be brought to Sikkim but treads with caution
4. Buddhist sect formally seeks asylum for Karmapa
5. Jiang plays tourist as top official threatens war with Taiwan
6. TIBET SUPPORT ACTION IN SOUTH AFRICA: REPORT
7. Tibet to Invest 22 Billion Yuan in Ecological Projects
8. China Spends Heavily for Relics Protection in Tibet

Friday, April 28

1. DALAI LAMA'S EFFORTS LAUDED
2. JIANG AVOIDS TIBET DEMO
3. SA 'WHORING' WITH CHINA: TIBETAN GROUP
4. Birthday cum Rally for Panchen Lama
5. Chinese Government Ignores Abuses in Tibet's Prisons: Denies Drapchi Prison Protests Ever Happened
6. India, China Start Talks on Border Dispute
7. Appeal for Ngawang Sangdrol

Saturday, April 29

1. Web Site Blocks Taiwan, Tibet Chat
2. Bid to reopen Himalayan border post
3. 'Search for the Panchen Lama': Seeking a Missing Pawn in a Loaded Chess Game
4. Fashion victims: Chiru proposed for ESA listing
5. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Status Review of the Tibetan Antelope
6. The Chinese Gulags

Sunday, April 30

1. SCANDINAVIAN LEADERS DREADING THE DALAI LAMA=92S VISIT Goran Persson won't see him
2. Fernandes cancels Dharamsala visit
3. Tibetans alleges torture in prisons
4. Travel agents lament embassy rules
5. India, China agree for a "forward looking" relationship
6. HIS HOLINESS THE SAKYA TRIZIN TO VISIT NORTH AMERICA


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