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WTN Archives: December, 2001

Published by the Canada Tibet committee

Saturday, December 1

1. China Wins the Wallets Of Tibetans, but Hearts Are Still Slow to Follow
2. And so Tibet ...
3. Dalai Lama: Key to peace is dialogue

Sunday, December 2

1. Lhasa craves for dal-chawal-Hindi music
2. Tibet House - Benefit Set For February
3. Bowie, Glass Set For 12th Tibet House Concert

Monday, December 3

1. Monks, China Police Coexist Uneasily
2. Heavy security for Nobel centenary celebration
3. Railway on track to benefit Tibet

Tuesday, December 4

1. THE TIBETAN ELECTION COMMITTEE OF NORTH AMERICA
2. A Changing World Order: The Human Rights Situation in Tibet
3. China Tibetan Culture Week Opens in Auckland
4. Tibet to Build a Grade Separation Transportation Network

Wednesday, December 5

1. Laureates attending the 100th anniversary of Nobel Peace Prize
2. Help for Tibetans with bone disease
3. STUDENTS FOR A FREE TIBET TARGETS MORGAN STANLEY RAISES CONCERNS OVER CHINESE ALUMINUM COMPANY OPERATIONS IN TIBET
4. Pabst takes heat for Chinese partner's Tibet sign; Blue-Ribboned billboard 'celebrates' 50 years of occupation.
5. Dream of the Tibetan Plateau
6. Tourism Brings Business Chances for Tibet's Handicraft Industry

Thursday, December 6

1. Nobel Peace Centennial Set to Begin
2. Peace prize marks its century
3. Nobel symposium on conflict resolution opens in Oslo
4. Diet Group on Tibetan Affairs Meets Leader of Parliament in Exile
5. Bhuchung statement at H.R. Caucus Briefing on Tibet
6. NPC Chairman Li Peng Speaks on Regional Autonomy Law

Friday, December 7

1. Letter to Morgan Stanley CEO from Chairman of the Tibetan Cabinet
2. McLeodganj waits for tourists
3. Himalayan Festival from December 10
4. Heart of a Monk
5. Penny-wise Lhasa diary

Saturday, December 8

1. Dalai Lama Says Future China Dialogue Possible
2. Nobel winners rap U.S. policies

Sunday, December 9

1. Nobel Institute to promote democracy in China
2. Police stop Rumtek march of Karmapa title claimant
3. Statement on Human Rights Day - December 10

Monday, December 10

1. China seeking to colonise not modernise Tibet: exiled premier
2. Exile Leader Warns of Tibet Violence
3. Tibetans want end to Oatrocitiesą by China
4. McLeodganj to be promoted for tourism
5. Indian police stop Buddhist monk's bid for throne
6. TIBETAN HOLIDAY FESTIVAL IN NYC

Monday, December 10 (2)

1. Death of monk after maltreatment in detention
2. STATEMENT ON HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
3. Testimony of Eva Herzer, Tibet Justice Center (Berkeley, CA)

Tuesday, December 11

1. Protestors for Tibet try to stall $393 mln Chalco IPO
2. TIBETANS AND SUPPORTERS RALLY AT MORGAN STANLEY'S HEADQUARTERS PROTEST INVOLVEMENT IN TIBET
3. Stop releasing water to Bangladesh: RSS chief
4. Dalai Lama opens planetarium
5. Indian police stop Buddhist monk's bid for throne

Wednesday, December 12

1. TIBETANS GET LIFE IN JAIL IN CONNECTION WITH BLAST
2. Tibetan Flag Fyls over Chinese Embassy
3. Diary
4. Open letter to President Mbeki of South Africa
5. Friendship is the way to peace
6. TIBETAN ARTS AND CRAFTS BAZAAR

Thursday, December 13

1. M'lore: Tibetan students demand freedom for Tibet
2. Jiang calls for tighter grip over religion in China
3. UNESCO adds sites to heritage list, two more said in danger
4. Getting at terrorism's roots
5. Meditations on health Based on Tibetan values,'Karma' holds words of wisdom for all people

Friday, December 14

1. TIBETAN MONKS CREATE SAND MANDALA PAINTING TO HEAL AND PROTECT AMERICA AT THE SMITHSONIAN'S GEORGE GUSTAV HEYE CENTER IN NEW YORK CITY
2. Old Buddhism, modern flavor in Tibet

Sunday, December 16

1. Repressive Measures: India and China Have Seized on the Rhetoric of Anti-Terrorism to=20 Steamroller Opposition
2. Chinese Speak Out in Indianapolis
3. Tibet Leading China in Solar Energy Use=20

Monday, December 17

1. Sept. 11 inspires spiritual painting (AP)
2. Teaching Schedule of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for winter 2002
3. A new website designed by members of AI 133 and Forefront was launched

Tuesday, December 18

1. Death of nun after nine years in prison (TIN)
2. Scholars note '99 find of rare sutra copy (Japan Times)
3. Over the roof of the world (IC)

Wednesday, December 19

1. "National Day" commemoration highlights political duties of Tibetans (TIN)
2. Tibetan nun's death in Chinese jail was avoidable: rights group (AFP)
3. Tighter medical parole bringing deaths in Chinese jails: report (AFP)
4. Tibetans build stupas to ward off calamity

Thursday, December 20

1. Home thoughts from abroad -Governments in exile (Economist)
2. Dalai Lama calls for fresh Indo-Pak talks (DH)

Friday, December 21

1. Over Tea with the Dalai Lama an interview with the Dalai Lama (SS)

Saturday, December 22

1. Asylum Case Gives Attorneys Life-and-Death Issue
2. PetroChina - No guarantee Shell talks on west-east gas project will succeed
3. Tibet Holds Anti-Cult Exhibition (Xinhua)

Sunday, December 23

1. TIBET: Mother & Child (FEER)
2. Retailer shares Tibetan culture (PBN)
3. Tibet looks at the world (Xinhua)

Monday, December 24

1. New increase in deportations of Tibetans from Nepal (TIN)
2. Holy Island is one monk's dream (The Observer)

Wednesday, December 26

1. Freedom House Report on Tibet
2. China completes first tunnel on Qinghai-Tibet railway (PTI)
3. 5b to Be Invested in Construction of Qinghai-Tibet Railway (Xinhua)

Friday, December 28

1. WEB CRUSADE: Site fights for nuns' rights
2. In King Gesar's footsteps
3. Further Launch an Upsurge in Studying, Publicizing and Implementing the 'Outline

Monday, December 31

1. Dalai Lama Calls Wang Ruowang a Freedom Fighter (ICT)
2. Weaving the Story of Tibet in Connecticut
3. The tree of peace struggles for life (The Age)
4. Saving the life of Brian on Headache Mountain (The Age)
5. China passes law to maintain population control and family planning
6. "Roof of the World" Has Rich Bio-diversity (Xinhua)
7. Environment in W. China Keeps Worsening: Study (Xinhua)
8. Chinese Stamp Commemorating Building of Highest Railway (Xinhua)
9. Tour Guides in Tibet to Be Sorted out by Exams-


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