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<-Back to WTN Archives WTN ARCHIVE - January, 2003

WTN Archives: January, 2003

Published by the Canada Tibet committee

Wednesday, January 1

1. Buddhist monks pray for world peace
2. Now or Never: MIC Boycott Campaign in India
3. Prominent Lawyers Prevented From Defending Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

Thursday, January 2

1. Need to educate every Tibetan?
2. GVSU Students for a Free Tibet Benefit Concert

Friday, January 3

1. Security concerns over Dalai Lama visit to east India state

Saturday, January 4

1. Preparation for the Kalachakra Pooja nears Completion
2. China: Working on the railroad
3. His Holiness Graces DOE General Meeting
4. Kashmiri Shahtoosh Weavers Struggle for Survival

Sunday, January 5

1. Dalai Lama "prevented" from attending function
2. Faith News
3. Carts selling woollens warm up to customers
4. Buddhist lama with ties to Boulder writes meditation book
5. From Tibetan Lama to Retailer

Monday, January 6

1. Dalai Lama calls for religious tolerance
2. Tight security as Dalai Lama visits eastern India after death threats
3. Karmapa aide's 'affair' alerts govt
4. His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives in Bodh Gaya tomorrow
5. Bodh Gaya is all prepared to welcome His Holiness the Dalai Lama
6. Tibet opens doors to individual tourism: report
7. Disaster Relief Work Well Done in Tibet

Tuesday, January 7

1. Local People and Devotees welcomed His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Bodh Gaya
2. Attack on Karmapa aborted
3. Tibet opens doors to individual tourism
4. The Gyuto Monks of Tibet
5. New Policy for Overseas Tourists to Tibet

Wednesday, January 8

1. Tibetan man, Chinese woman held ahead of Dalai Lama's India visit
2. The Phantoms of Chittagong
3. Tourists to Tibet up 24 percent in 2002
4. Chinese girl arrested in Bodh Gaya for spying

Thursday, January 9

1. Plea for Tibetan self-rule under Chinese constitution
2. Karmapa arrives in Indian town of Buddhist ruins to take teachings
3. Bowie, Davies, Marley Set For Tibet House Benefit
4. A god in exile.

Friday, January 10

1. Tibetans Due in Chinese Court Over Death Sentences
2. Dalai Lama visits Buddhist monastries of foreign countries
3. Heavy police deployment made for Kalchakra
4. Neo-Buddhists begin indefinite fast against the Dalai Lama
5. Appeal of Tibetans Convicted of Bombings to be Heard Friday
6. TWA APPEALS FOR JUSTICE AND TRUTH
7. Try whipping your brain into shape this year

Saturday, January 11

1. Tibetans to boycott Chinese goods
2. Free Tibet!
3. Buddhist Festival All Set to Open in Bodh Gaya on Sunday
4. Tibetans to expose 'real face' of China during Kalchakra
5. Tibetans to propagate cause at Kalchakra festival
6. Buddhist monks threaten immolation

Sunday, January 12

1. World peace possible through ahimsa: Dalai Lama
2. His Holiness the Dalai Lama begins puja in Bodh Gaya
3. Preliminary teachings begins tomorrow
4. Over 5000 Buddhists from Sikkim attend Kalachakra ceremony
5. Cold warriors trespassing on the roof of the world
6. The dzong remains the same

Monday, January 13

1. Dalai Lama opens Buddhist festival of thousands in India
2. China's changing, there's hope for Tibetans: Dalai
3. Gaya: Fasting neo-Buddhists in custody
4. Dalai Lama calls for rejection of materialism at Buddhist gathering in eastern India
5. China vows to stop 'illegal' religious activities

Tuesday, January 14

1. China & Tibet
2. Dalai Lama uses Buddhist festival to promote Tibetan autonomy
3. Kalachakra Puja begins with a message for world peace
4. Amnesty International to Highlight Drapchi Nuns' Cases on April 14, 2003

Wednesday, January 15

1. obituary - Geshe Thubten Ngawang has passed away
2. No rule of law in China: Dalai Lama
3. Tibetans Given Three-Year Prison Sentences in Nepal
4. Chairman of CPPCC Tibet Regional Committee elected
5. Tibet Triples Fixed Assets for Tourism

Wednesday, January 15 (2)

1. obituary - Geshe Thubten Ngawang has passed away
2. No rule of law in China: Dalai Lama=20
3. Tibetans Given Three-Year Prison Sentences in Nepal=20
4. Chairman of CPPCC Tibet Regional Committee elected =20
5. Tibet Triples Fixed Assets for Tourism

Thursday, January 16

1. War on Iraq will disturb world peace: Dalai Lama
2. Dalai Lama calls for peaceful solution in Iraq
3. Dalai Lama against 'thrusting war' on Iraq
4. Record 200,000 people attend Buddhist festival in India

Friday, January 17

1. Tibet. Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Saturday, January 18

1. Dharma versus Politics
2. Poor facilities, pickpockets mar Buddhist meet
3. Four foreigners held in Bodhgaya

Sunday, January 19

1. Journeys to the Forbidden City
2. China to host World Heritage conference in June

Monday, January 20

1. New Tibetan organization to be opened
2. Tibetan Buddhist festival concludes peacefully in India despite threats
3. Editorial: A long-overdue awakening
4. Kalachakra Puja ends with a Long Life Prayer

Tuesday, January 21

1. Dalai Lama Calls For Peace With China at Buddhist Ceremony
2. Dawa Norbu's China's Tibet Policy

Wednesday, January 22

1. Official: China sentences three more Tibetans in case that causes international outcry
2. More arrests in Tibetan bomb case
3. Tibetan monk proclaims innocence after bomb trial
4. More Arrests Uncovered in Connection with Two Tibetans Given Death Sentence by China; List Grows to Twelve, China Avoids Discussing in Rights Talks

Wednesday, January 22 (2)

1. Dalai Lama closes Buddhist festival with appeal for peace
2. Taiwan invites Dalai Lama for third visit
3. Tibet's exiled PM warns of anti-China protests
4. Nomination of the 101th Ganden Tripa, supreme head of the Gelugpa lineage
5. Young Tibetan refugees imprisoned in Nepal
6. Tibetan Arrests in Nepal on the Rise "Gentlemen's Agreement" Breaking Down

Thursday, January 23

1. Indian monks oppose Bharat Ratna to Dalai Lama
2. Dalai Lama says China will 'sooner or later' give autonomy to Tibet
3. Former Army Chief critical of defence strategy
4. Another Tibetan activist jailed over bomb attacks
5. In the company of monks

Friday, January 24

1. Tibetan medicine works in AIDS cure
2. Dalai Lama presses for autonomy for Tibet govt-in-exile
3. U.S. `disappointed' that China didn't disclose Tibetan arrests during human rights talks
4. Neglect of national security flayed
5. Bhutanese monk's life behind the camera

Saturday, January 25

1. Peace Broker - Student Works to Bridge the Divide Between China and = Tibet
2. SPIRITUAL LIFE Author explores Buddhism's insights=20
3. Editorial: Brighter to the east / The U.S. should encourage=20 China's growing maturity=20
4. Tibet marks 14th anniversary of 10th Panchen Lama's death
5. Tibet reports marked progress in infrastructure construction=20
6. Tibet steps up local legislation=20

Sunday, January 26

1. China Upholds Tibetan Death Sentences
2. China Courts Rejects Tibetan Death Sentence Appeal
3. Two Tibetans sentenced to death in SW China=20
4. Cold warriors trespassing on the roof of the world
5. Swayambhunath in Nepal=20

Monday, January 27

1. China executes Tibetan activist (CNN)
2. China Executes Tibetan for Bomb Attacks (VOA)
3. China Executes Tibetan Monk for Alleged Bombings (WP)
4. Death sentences for "sabotaging China's unity" and "Terrorism".
5. Tibetan activist executed in China for bomb blasts (AFP)
6. Dharamsala deeply regrets reported the execution – Tibetan Gov’t statement

Wednesday, January 29

1. Execution of monk prompts protest: China denounced by Tibet backers (CH)
2. Tibetans rally in India against execution in China (AFP)
3. Tibetans shocked at leader's execution (Tribune)
4. Monk executed (CD)
5. Amnesty International Urgent Action

Wednesday, January 29 (2)

1. US raises concern at execution of Tibetan activist (AFP)
2. Germany condemns China's execution of Tibetan activist (AFP)
3. Human Rights Watch condemns execution of convicted Tibetan bomber (AFP)
4. Exiled Tibetans condemn China's execution of activist (AP)
5. China Court Rejects Appeal of Tibetan Monk (NYT)
6. US and Germany join protest over execution (Reuters/AFP)
7. SEPARATIST LEADER VOWS TO TARGET CHINESE GOVERNMENT (RFA)

Thursday, January 30

1. Tibetan activists question Beijing Olympics after execution (AFP)
2. TAR Language Regulations unlikely to stop growing Chinese influence (TIN)
3. George to raise India s concerns in China Tribune News Service (Tribune)
4. Poland condemns execution of convicted Tibetan bomber (AFP)
5. A senseless execution by a barbaric government (ITIM)
6. Obituary to Martyr Lobsang Dhundup 1975-2003 (TCHRD)

Friday, January 31

1. EU asked to condemn execution of Tibetan activist
2. Poland condemns execution of convicted Tibetan bomber (AFP)
3. Tibetans Arrested in Delhi for Protesting launch Hunger Strike
4. Tibetans flay Dhondup s execution
5. Protest in Minnesota


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