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WTN Archives: December, 2005

Published by the Canada Tibet committee

Thursday, December 1

1. Universal Declaration of Human Rights Violated: Human Rights NGO (TCHRD)

Friday, December 2

1. Kashag Expressses its Disappointment on the Crackdown on Drepung Monastery in Lhasa (TibetNet)
2. Tibetan Parliamentarians after the Convention (TibetNet)
3. Tibet and Peace event in Moscow (TibetNet)

Sunday, December 4

1. His Holiness the Dalai Lama to address members of the Indian Parliament (TibetNet)
2. Planning Commission to Make an Exploratory Visit to South India (TibetNet)
3. Police resort to lathi charge on protestors

Monday, December 5

1. MPs to honour Dalai Lama tomorrow (PTI)
2. Skinheads in Lhasa (HT)

Tuesday, December 6

1. Felicitation Ceremony held in honour of His Holiness The Dalai Lama (TPPRC)
2. Chinese Embassy stormed for brothers in Tibet (TYC)
3. Guns cannot bring unity and stability, Dalai Lama tells China (UNI)

Thursday, December 8

1. Australian MP table a Tibet Motion in Parliament (TibetNet)
2. His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Inaugurate Dolma Ling Nunnery (TibetNet)
3. French Parliamentarians ask President to Raise Human Rights Issue in Tibet with Visiting Chinese Premier (TibetNet)

Sunday, December 11

1. Dalai Lama launches personal website to spread world peace (AFP)
2. Tibetan monk has caused China image loss (TOI)

Saturday, December 17

1. Nepal Fines, Frees 22 Tibetans (RFA)
2. India presses China on arms sales to Nepal (Financial Times)
3. Of political controversies and erotic demands (DNA India)
4. Tenzin Khangsar a 'New Conservative'
5. Norwegian Foreign Minister Questioned on Drepung Unrest (Phayul)
6. Tibet injects 3.4 bln yuan in key electric power projects (Xinhua)
7. Nepal Fines, Frees 22 Tibetans (RFA)
8. India presses China on arms sales to Nepal (Financial Times)
9. Of political controversies and erotic demands (DNA India)
10. Tenzin Khangsar a 'New Conservative'
11. Norwegian Foreign Minister Questioned on Drepung Unrest (Phayul)
12. Tibet injects 3.4 bln yuan in key electric power projects (Xinhua)

Monday, December 19

1. UN warns of China's wealth gap (PTI)
2. Inviting Apocalypse: India to support China’s plans to harness the Brahmaputra River
3. High concentration of ozone in Tibet (IANS)
4. China, Switzerland complete maintenance of Tibetan temple (Xinhua)
5. Hu Jintao Pays Inspection Tour to Amdo Tibetan Region (ICT/Xinhua)
6. EU puts Tibet very high on it's agenda with China
7. EU: Human rights in Ethiopia, Tibet and Hong Kong, and Russia
8. Panchen Lama praises Party, motherland (Xinhua)
9. 11th Panchen Lama holds head-touching ritual (Xinhua)

Tuesday, December 20

1. The Restless Children of the Dalai Lama (NYT)
2. Tight security for Dalai Lama's Andhra visit (IANS)
3. MPs of Latvian Parliamentary Support the Issue of Tibet TibetNet
4. Survey raises fears India's Bengal tigers may be wiped out in 10 years

Wednesday, December 21

1. China’s Rulers and State Violence (NR)
2. Bhutan's rare and exotic fungi 'stolen to order'
3. U.N.: China`s peasants deserve change (UPI)
4. Win, lose or draw: Tory in for the long haul (MG)
5. Centre blamed for delay in Nathu La reopening

Friday, December 23

1. China Arrests Tibetan Monks, Nuns for Dalai Lama Poster (RFA)
2. China: Friend or foe? (Katmandu Post)
3. China trying to keep away Tibetans from Dalai Lama: TYC (ANI)
4. Ecology on world's highest plateau deteriorating: survey (Xinhua)
5. China to build database on Qinghai-Tibet plateau (Xinhua)
6. City spends 150 million to educate Tibetans (Shanghai Daily)

Saturday, December 24

1. Freedom House Survey Lists Tibet with Lowest Level of Freedom
2. Tibetan Legislators Mark a Month of Drepung Unrest (Phayul)
3. Chinese Scientist Calls for Environmental Protection in Tibet (CRI)
4. Ancient human activity sites unearthed in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
5. Expert Suggests Gene Bank for Wildlife be Built in Tibet (CRI)
6. Ecology of world's highest plateau deteriorating
7. 'Prayer' (NYT)
8. Freedom House Survey Lists Tibet with Lowest Level of Freedom=20
9. Tibetan Legislators Mark a Month of Drepung Unrest (Phayul)
10. Chinese Scientist Calls for Environmental Protection in Tibet (CRI) =20=
11. Ancient human activity sites unearthed in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau=20
12. Expert Suggests Gene Bank for Wildlife be Built in Tibet (CRI) =20
13. Ecology of world's highest plateau deteriorating=20
14. 'Prayer' (NYT)

Monday, December 26

1. State Growth and Social Exclusion in Tibet: Challenges of Recent Economic Growth (FEER)
2. Chinese Internet vs. free speech (SFC)

Thursday, December 29

1. Dalai Lama: Tibet not open, happy
2. Panchen Lama: Chinese enjoy religious freedom (Xinhua)
3. Panchen Lama said to praise China policies
4. Drawn across the borders

Friday, December 30

1. The Dalai Lama Interview (The Progressive)
2. Himachal Government Extends Land Lease for Tibetans for 50 Years
3. Indo-Chinese trade through Nathu La to start after March (PTI)
4. Alarm over Chinese incursion (HT)
5. U.S. Sees Burma as 'Test Case' in Southeast Asia (WP)
6. Dalai Lama set to take Kalachakra to new spiritual heights
7. Religious revival fills a void in China
8. Tibetan antelope image emerges in 20-serial cartoon play
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