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WTN Archives: June, 2004

Published by the Canada Tibet committee

Tuesday, June 1

1. Britain aims to lift arms ban on China
2. White Paper leaves Tibetans uneasy
3. Christian leaders too welcome His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Glasgow
4. India, China move closer, thanks to Atal
5. China forms body to censor imported online games
6. Chinese government censors online games

Wednesday, June 2

1. Awareness Video features Dalai Lama
2. Why don't you...befriend the Buddah?
3. Dalai Lama cuts prayers to beat jams
4. Bridge on Sichuan-Tibet highway broken

Thursday, June 3

1. Holyrood welcomes Dalai Lama
2. Dalai Lama vows to 'struggle on'
3. MSPs get peace of Dalai Lama's mind
4. Dalai Lama ding-dong for 'nice' MSPs
5. Holyrood could be 'a model for Tibet'
6. Kalmykia president criticizes denial of entry visa to Dalai Lama
7. Russia mulls Dalai Lama's possible visit
8. Dalai Lama worried about moves to lift EU arms embargo on China

Thursday, June 3 (2)

1. 120,000-signature petition on Tibetan "living god" handed to French leader
2. His Holiness warmly welcomed in Scottish capital Edinburgh
3. Dom Moraes, Indian poet and chronicler of Dalai Lama, dies at 65
4. Fears of Fresh Restrictions on Tibet office in Nepal
5. Gangtok mulls travel to Tibet minus visa
6. Isabel Losada's top 10 books about the Dalai Lama and Tibet
7. White Paper, White Lies, Rangzen!

Friday, June 4

2. Touts charge £120 for £15 tickets to hear Dalai Lama
3. Tibet rebels vow to target tattoo
4. Free Tibet Campaign protests at Edinburgh Tattoo Office
5. Fight for freedom comes at a price
6. Dalai Lama denied Russian visa
7. His Holiness receives standing ovation, blesses blind child singer

Saturday, June 5

1. With a grain of salt: Tibet in China's claws
2. Tibetan protests planned at the Tattoo
3. India's exiled Tibetans reject China's white paper on autonomy
4. ICT Calls on China to Reverse Policies on Tiananmen Incident and Tibet
5. EC Releases Nominations for the Election of 3 Deputies

Sunday, June 6

1. Call for peace from the ramparts
2. His Holinsess the Dalai Lama in Rome
3. Buddha Da

Monday, June 7

1. The Dalai Lama: A life less ordinary
2. Despite the temptation, Dalai Lama is right - violence is no answer
3. Tibetan Cabinet seeks UPA Govt support
4. Kalon Tripa Opens GCM Tournament

Tuesday, June 8

1. Unbearable lightness of being a god-king
2. China plans 1200 paintings on world's longest epic
3. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Rome - Report
5. China is trying to list the "Life of King Gesser" as the longest epic poem in the world.

Wednesday, June 9

1. UN ignores Tibet genocide
2. MSPs under pressure on PLA visit
3. Buddhists chant 100 million prayers to bring Tibetan lama to mountain base
4. Ancient Himalayan pass readies to link Asian giants
5. Highway accident kills two, injures 3 in Tibet

Thursday, June 10

1. Tibet so soon forgotten
2. Reception for newly elected and re-elected Members in Indian Parliament
3. At Himalayan pass, mailmen break the ice between India and China
4. Buddha Enjoys Boom in Germany
5. Chinese chocolate leaves bitter taste in Nepal

Friday, June 11

1. Sonam Rinchen Saves the Day for Pokhara, Dhanglob Gets Easy Entrance
2. Harvard Honours the First Tibetan With PH.D in Law
3. Tibet events in Agen, France

Saturday, June 12

1. Accepting his lot in this life
2. Chinese envoy seized at pro-Tibetan rally
3. Seniors help, Tibetan students at home

Monday, June 14

1. Well worth holding onto Panchsheel ideals
2. Tibet Set to Become Next Flashpoint: Danielle Mitterrand
3. Kathmandu Lift Gyalyum Chenmo Gold Cup
4. Tibetan community presents 'Dances From the Roof of the World'
5. Peaceful Protest in Hungary and Poland
6. ICT to Hold Fourth Tibetan Youth Leadership Program from June 14 to 19, 2004

Tuesday, June 15

1. First Convocation for Nuns Held (TN)
2. Traffic accidents on the increase in Tibet - Harsh punishments for drivers (TIN)

Wednesday, June 16

1. Nepal and China discuss direct air services (AFP)
2. Tibetans constitute majority in regional government leading bodies (PD)
3. Special Rapporteur on Torture announces postponement of visit to China

Thursday, June 17

1. CTA suspects Chinese hand in hacking secret document (HT)
2. Tibetans pin hopes on delegation’s visit (TI)
3. Tibetan exiles await Chinese invitation for talks (IANS)
4. TVisit marred by violence (BS)
5. Tibet Film at Smithsonian Institution to Coincide with Buddha Exhibition (ICT)
6. Longest tunnel project at Qinghai-Tibet railway completed (Xinhua)

Friday, June 18

1. Beijing gives nod to non-official Tibetan visit in June or July (RFA)
2. Tibet Intergroup Members Fare Well in European Parliament Elections (ICT)
3. Sacred Mount Kailash threatened by tourism development (FTC)
4. Tibetan physician to speak on traditional medicine in his homeland (TM)
5. Brave the border guns at Nathu La. to enter India (TS)
6. His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Visit Florida, Puerto Rico
7. Canada can play role (TS)

Monday, June 21

1. Statement by the European Commission
2. Olympic flame reaches Montreal (CP)
3. Chinese won't alter oppressive policy on Tibet (TS)

Tuesday, June 22

1. Treat Tibet like Hong Kong or Macau: Dalai Lama aide (IANS)
2. Young Tibetans Attend Workshop on Leadership, Conflict Resolution (TN)
3. Namgyal monks get Net savvy (PTI)
4. Fosco Maraini - Writer and traveller who photographed 'secret Tibet' (IT)

Thursday, June 24

1. Fundamental Wish of Tibetan People
2. Tibetan Fauis in Bluestar (TR)
3. Dalai Lama warns KFC off Tibet (HSA)
4. China opposes Dalai Lama's visit to Russia (Interfax)

Friday, June 25

1. TAR Delegation Refuses to Enter Buddhist Temple, Faces Embarrassment (TN)
2. Kalmykia dismayed that Dalai Lama is not coming
3. Dalai Lama to visit Mexico in October (SDUT)
4. No Olympics in China until Tibet is free (FTC)
5. Tibet campaigners voice concerns over Lhasa demolitions and threats to Mount Kailash (FTC)
6. Tibetan protest Olympic torch's visit in Lausanne: Athens YES - Beijing NO!
7. KFC nixes plans for Tibet (Reuters)

Saturday, June 26

1. Protest against Beijing hosting the 2008 Games in London
2. His Holiness the Dalai Lama to celebrate birthday in Barcelona
3. Too Important (BS)
4. China asked to help suppress Maoist uprising (TA)

Sunday, June 27

1. An account of a young Chinese woman 34 years live in Tibet

Monday, June 28

1. Tibetans urge Chinese authorities to prevent "blasphemous act of 'swimming across the [holy] Namtso [lake]'" (TIN)
2. India Nukes in Tibet cause concern (TS)
3. Seminar on Himalayan Security and Environment
4. Dalai Lama Says PETA Misrepresented Appeal (AP)

Tuesday, June 29

1. Envoy visit puts spotlight on Tibet policy (AA)
2. Chinese PM for greater global democracy (AP)
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