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

WTN Archives: September, 2000

Friday, September 1

1. Religious Leaders Start Signing Peace Declaration (Reuters)
2. When Li Peng gets invited to the U.S. over the Dalai Lama, there's something wrong (TIME)
3. Cities Considered for 2008 Olympics (AP)
4. Beijing: Human Rights Issue no Excuse against Olympic Bid (People's Daily)
5. Ozone layer drops on the Tibetan Plateau faster than in other parts of China (Xinhua)
6. Gold Mine Discovered In Tibet (Xinhua)
7. Evangelists deported by China report beatings

Friday, September 1 (2)

1. Statement from the Cabinet of the Tibetan Government in Exile
2. China to close Tibet land route to Nepal
3. 19 Tibetans arrested for illegal entry into Nepal (TOI)
4. Getting Past Talk (ABC News)
5. Unity the loser as politics taints peace gathering (Chicago Tribune)
6. French marathon rider finds happiness and a mission in Tibet

Friday, September 1 (3)

1. Statement from the Cabinet of the Tibetan Government in Exile
2. China to close Tibet land route to Nepal
3. 19 Tibetans arrested for illegal entry into Nepal (TOI)
4. Getting Past Talk (ABC News)
5. Unity the loser as politics taints peace gathering (Chicago Tribune)
6. French marathon rider finds happiness and a mission in Tibet

Sunday, September 3

1. China's Dysfunctional Public Relations Barrage
2. Buddhists Turn Expectantly To Teenage Monk
3. Politics & Faith Rub Elbows at Summit
4. Dalai Lama Exclusion At UN Sparks Uproar
5. Many ways to categorize rugs

Monday, September 4

1. Heroes of China's Wasteland (LA Times)
2. Decision on Karmapa soon (Tribune News)
3. Tibetans celebrate Democracy Day (Tribune News Service)
4. A SHAMEFUL CONCESSION (Kyodo)
5. Protest forces Chinese official to cancel Iceland parliament visit (AFP)

Tuesday, September 5

1. Dalai Lama's exclusion forces democracy debate at the UN (Bangkok Post)
2. Tibet Welcomes Foreign Journalists for Objective Reporting (Peoples Daily)
3. Serious Flooding Hits Xigaze in Tibet (Peoples Daily)

Wednesday, September 6

1. CHINA: Where Beijing Fears Kosovo
2. Is that all the UN can do for Tibet?
3. Vice Premier on Tibet's Development (People's Daily)
4. China's democracy party condemns human rights abuses (AFP)
5. Lithuania feels no snub over short stop-over by Chinese leader (AFP)

Wednesday, September 6 (2)

1. Tibetans Confront Jiang Zemin-- Demand End to Chinese Occupation
2. China's democracy party condemns human rights abuses (AFP)
3. Lithuania feels no snub over short stop-over by Chinese leader (AFP)

Thursday, September 7

1. U.S. Rights Report Faults China for Harassing Religious Groups (NYT)
2. World Bank admits it was naive on China (Reuters)
3. China Says U.S. Religion Report a 'Fabrication' (Reuters)
4. [Commentary]Peace in the name of religion (Korea Herald)
5. [A reader's view]Washington's appalling appeasement (Korea Herald)
6. Tibet Consistent with Central Government on the Dalai Lama Issue (PD)

Thursday, September 7 (2)

1. U.S. Rights Report Faults China for Harassing Religious Groups (NYT)
2. World Bank admits it was naive on China (Reuters)
3. China Says U.S. Religion Report a 'Fabrication' (Reuters)
4. [Commentary]Peace in the name of religion (Korea Herald)
5. [A reader's view]Washington's appalling appeasement (Korea Herald)
6. Tibet Consistent with Central Government on the Dalai Lama Issue (PD)

Thursday, September 7 (3)

1. Apology to all our readers from WTN Editors
2. Beasties' Adam Yauch Talks Fate Of Rage Tour, Tibetan Concerts
3. China rejects US criticism over religious freedom
4. Religious repression rampant in Asia : US report

Friday, September 8

1. French parliamentarians to welcome Dalai Lama September 26
2. HH the 100th Ganden Tri Rinpoche's first visit to Singapore (LZ)

Saturday, September 9

1. Clinton and China Leader Meet but With Little Gain
2. China Defends Record on Human Rights, Tibet

Saturday, September 9 (2)

1. Clinton, China's Jiang Discuss Human Rights (Reuters)
2. Taiwan journalists leave for coverage of Tibet (CNA)
3. The politics of peace (BL)

Sunday, September 10

1. Tibet: So much fiction about the last True place
2. Clinton, Jiang spar over religious persecution

Monday, September 11

1. China to Start Beaming English News to the World 24 Hours a Day (AFP)
2. Karmapa planning escape? (TNS)
3. World Bank admits it was naive on China , (Reuters)

Tuesday, September 12

1. Dalai Lama May Visit Taiwan in November
2. SINO-INDIAN BORDER DISPUTE - Why the President drew a blank
3. "Unrepresented Nations" Group Calls for End to Tibet Occupation
4. Tibetan Kids Said Detained, Tortured
5. China to expand flight routes in Tibetan areas
6. Letter to the Editor - A Chinese Goal for 2008

Wednesday, September 13

1. Peace Summit Without the Peace Maker: His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Exclusion from UN Peace Summit
2. 007 wants to be a bald eagle next time round
3. Tibetan monk recounts 33-year prison sentence
4. Senate Foreign Relations Committee
5. INDISPENSABLE TIBETAN DEMOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTS

Thursday, September 14

1. UNPO's Text of Resolution on Tibet
2. 'Free Tibet' a tuneful look at struggle for independence (CNN)
3. Dalai Lama May Visit Taiwan in November (Reuters)
4. Watch out for China, executive warns (TA)
5. Letters to the editors (TCT)

Friday, September 15

1. China Says Tibet's Panchen Lama Lives with Family, Attending School -- (AFP)
2. Spiritual Bonding (TOI)
3. Millennium Peace Summit Fades Away (VBPJ)
4. Tibetan Official Reiterates Anti-Separatism Policy (CD)

Sunday, September 17

1. Dalai Lama Urges India on Karmapa (AP)
2. Government Set to Refuse Visa for Dalai Lama (DC)
3. China's multi-pronged strategy to counter separatism in Xinjiang

Monday, September 18

1. Dalai Lama begins visit to France(AFP)
2. Monks Reportedly Routed, Icons Ruined In Tibet Crackdown (CT)
3. UN-Sovereignty Commission(AP)
4. Tibetan woman left in the lurch (TT)

Tuesday, September 19

1. India to Consider Giving Asylum to Karmapa Lama (BBC)
2. In Tibetan ice, a chilling history of global warming (USA T))
3. Dalai Lama to preach to 8,000 during French visit (AFP)
4. EP Sakharov Prize 2000: More Than 100 Deputies Support The Nomination Of Tibetan Ngawang Sangdrol

Wednesday, September 20

1. Senate approval of PNTR undermines reformist struggle in China -- critics (AFP)
2. Tibet pours troubled water on Asia (TA)
3. Guinness Book of Records
4. Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China: Putting Profits before Principle (ICT)

Thursday, September 21

1. Greet the Dalai Lama with dignity (TT)
2. Critics of China's human rights record give mixed reactions to PNTR (AFP)
3. China Protests Against Switzerland's Tolerance for Tibetan Separatists (PD)

Friday, September 22

1. South Korea Government Faces Criticism After Refusal to Allow Dalai Lama's Visit
2. China warns India against granting asylum to Karmapa (PTI)

Sunday, September 23

1. Tibetan Protestors Greet Chinese Navy
2. South Korea bans Dalai Lama visit to avoid China's wrath (AFP)
3. Nine Tibetans held in Nepal for illegal entry (AFP)
4. Letter from Korea
5. Jiang surviving on shaky ground (SCMP)

Monday, September 25

1. Tibetan Government-in-Exile's Statement of Opposition on Sebei-Lanzhou Pipeline and Increased Oil & Gas Exploration on the Tibetan Plateau
2. Public Conference his holiness the Dalaď Lama
3. Shifting Gere - A gracefully maturing star keeps us guessing (NYDN)

Tuesday, September 26

1. South Korea bars visit by Chinese dissident leader(AFP)
2. Exiled Tibetan government urges foreign oil firms to leave Tibet(AFP)
3. China slams World Bank "politicization," high borrowing costs (AFP)
4. Tibetan Government In Exile Declares Oil Projects "Harmful To Tibetans" Vows That Pipeline, Drilling, Will Be "Actively Opposed" (ICT)

Wednesday, September 27

1. French deputies rally for Tibet(AFP)
2. Bill's Betrayal Of Human Rights (DN)
3. Chinese histrionics and their implications (KH)
4. Beijing to return photos for Clinton book (AFP)

Thursday, September 28

1. China Objects to French Ministers Meeting with the Dalai Lama(AFP)
2. Reporters Sans Frontičres asks for the release of Ngawang Choephel
3. Tibet's Net connection above the clouds First project to help Tibetans get online (BP)

Friday, September 29

1. China's Current Policy in Tibet Life-and-death Struggle to Crush an Ancient Civilization Report by the Department of Information and International Relations Dharamsala www.tibet.com/Eco/cover
2. Dalai Lama plans to visit Taiwan: report (AFP)
3. China slams Taiwan's ex-president's plans to visit Czech Republic (AFP)
4. Top French Member of Parliament Seeks Visit to Tibet (AFP)
5. Activists in South Korea Launch Signature-Collecting Campaign for Dalai Lama


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