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WTN Archives: June, 2005

Published by the Canada Tibet committee

Thursday, June 2

1. China says Dalai Lama out to destroy Tibet
2. Dalai Lama Unpopular Among Tibetans (Xinhua)
3. Tibetans, Chinese Forces Clash in Qinghai Province Over Alleged Graft
4. University Takes Down Picture of The Dalai Lama to Avoid Offending Chinese Students. Smile!
5. Chinese convince Varsity to remove Dalai Lama photo
6. University removes Dalai Lama's image to placate Chinese students
7. Letters to Editor: Scotsman re: Aberdeen Dalai Lama portrait (Scotsman)

Friday, June 3

1. Strong Peaceful Activism Needed for Tibet Issue, Says Kalon Tripa
2. Dharamsala to remember TIANANMEN -
3. Vaclav Havel to receive the Light of Truth award from Dalai Lama (AP)
4. Passing through Lhasa (The Pioneer)
5. Hollywood Actor and European Football Icon Join Hands for Tibetans
6. New Members Join the Standing Committee of Exile Tibetan Legislature
7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama Confers Award on Indian Actor
8. Weaving Stories (China Daily)
9. Rinpoche sets stage for brother's visit (IME)

Sunday, June 5

1. Tibetan Monk Held in Qinghai (RFA)
2. The long march to evil (The Observer)
3. Why am I not a Buddhist? (Haaretz)

Monday, June 6

1. UN Committee Concerned on Closure of Tibetan Office in Nepal (UNPO)
2. China extending railway to Nepalese border (Kantipur)
3. Exiled Tibetans mark 16th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Massacre (ANI)
4. Diplomatic disdain adds to a fraught journey (The Age)
5. The Tibetan connection
6. Western China loses 18 billion dollars a year to environmental degradation

Tuesday, June 7

1. Tibet Activists target Bombardier’s Annual Meeting
2. Dalai Lama turns 70, with hopes of ending exile (News Ahead)
3. AIDS, No Longer a Stranger in Tibetan Community (TibetNet)
4. His Holiness the Dalai Lama to visit Sweden, Norway (OT- London)
5. A New Book of Resolutions on Tibet Hits the Stand (TibetNet)
6. BOOK REVIEW: Not in power but learning to better humanity anyway (CSM)

Wednesday, June 8

1. Activists Say Rail Contract Facilitates Cultural Genocide
2. Tibet train draws flak (Montreal Gazette)
3. Bombardier's payout to Tellier and stake in China-Tibet railway come under fire
4. Water shortage to peak by 2030 (Xinhua)
5. Tibet at 'best-ever period' of development (China Daily)

Friday, June 10

1. His Holiness' South Korea Visit Likely
2. Will Dharamsala's 150 years go unmarked?
3. Kalon Tripa Urges Tibetans to Join the National Expression of Gratitude
4. Asylum requests complicate ties between China, Australia

Sunday, June 12

1. China firm on Tibet (The Telegraph)
2. Fear of Dalai Lama birthday spoilers (Age)
3. Activists demonstrate against Bombardier in Paris (SFT France)
4. Conservatives concerned with Canadian involvement in Chinese Railway in Tibet
5. Bhutanese Assembly members alarmed by road construction across northern boundary (Kuensel)
6. Dalai Lama Addresses a Packed Hall in Luxembourg (OTNY)
7. Public greet His Holiness with standing ovation, warm smile from Archbishop

Monday, June 13

1. Tibet makes the most of limited freedom (The Telegraph)
2. Dalai Lama begins visit to Sweden (AP)
3. Make Siachen a symbol of peace: PM (ndtv.com)
4. Connecting Ladakh (PTI)
5. India to raise Kailash route issue with China
6. Move on Kargil-Skardu road hailed

Tuesday, June 14

1. His Holiness at Three Score and Ten
2. Dalai Lama hopes to return to Tibet (UPI)
3. Dalai Lama Lives in the Hearts of the Tibetans, Says Indian Author (Phayul)
4. Scientists applaud His Holiness, join in singing birthday song
5. Dalai Lama Photograph Re-hung at University
6. China opposes Dalai Lama's political activities: FM spokesman
7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama to visit Germany between June 16 and 17, 2005
8. China calls for EU to lift arms embargo (PD)
9. ‘Face-to-Face' with three patriotic Tibetan nuns Friends of Tibet

Wednesday, June 15

1. Tibet wants rail, road links with India (Indian Express)
2. Tibet on trade track (Tribune)
3. Official Chinese statistics show dramatic increases in inequality in Tibet
4. Tibetan Monks join drive for new Virginia License Plate
5. Lucent Technologies Awarded Wireless Network Projects in Tibet
6. Tibet campaigners call on Australian company to keep hands off Tibet’s Gold
7. Erotic verse sheds light on 'playboy Lama'(BBC)
8. Meditation 'brain training' clues (BBC)

Thursday, June 16

1. NEWSPEAK & New Tibet

Thursday, June 16 (2)

1. Dalai Lama calls for Tibet self-rule (Australian)
2. Dalai Lama hopes to return to Tibet (Washington Times)
3. Dalai Lama defies Beijing, calls for greater Tibetan autonomy (AFP)
4. Don’t Lose Heart, His Holiness to Tibetans in Tibet (Phayul)
5. His Holiness meets Norway’s PM, encourages people to be warm-hearted (OTNY)
6. Dalai Lama visits Norway (AP)
7. Chinese Foreign Ministry on Dalai Lama and EU Arms embargo
8. A Rose for the 'Unfree' (Washington Post)
9. Dalai Lama greets Aung San Suu Kyi on her birthday (DVB)
10. Bengal ring in Tibet call (Tribune)

Friday, June 17

1. Task Force on Negotiation to Meet in New Delhi
2. China's Fierce Opposition Prevents Visit to Taiwan
3. Motion passed in Parliament about Bombardier
4. Bloomington's Tibetan center saved from foreclosure
5. Show forces exciting treasures from Tibet to stand on their own
6. Debt relief success questioned

Saturday, June 18

1. Window opens on Sino-Tibetan talks
2. His Holiness Concludes Europe Tour
3. Canadian manufacturer Bombardier's Tibet contract criticized
4. Three Tibetan nuns in Mumbai

Sunday, June 19

1. Show forces exciting treasures from Tibet to stand on their own
2. The Art and Politics of Tibet
3. Dreaming of Tibet screens in Barcelona without incident

Monday, June 20

1. Tibet resolutions passed at PEN International
2. Myanmar's Iron Lady
3. DIIR MESSAGE on WTD for TAs & TSGs

Wednesday, June 22

1. Tibetan Tour Guides Outside the TAR
2. There may not be another Dalai Lama
3. Tibetan Chamber of Commerce Formed
4. Jamyan Norbu and Tibetan language: A response by Melvyn Goldstein
5. Dharma in the dorm: MIT hires Buddhist chaplain

Thursday, June 23

1. Dalai Lama says a free, democratic Tibet would not need a god-king
2. IUSY Asia Pacific Committee Meeting at Bangkok adopted resolution on Tibet's Independence
3. Tibetan torture victims to open Garzon´s Torture and Terrorism course
4. Norbu family deny they were forced off cultural center board
5. Warm weather to threaten world's highest railway

Friday, June 24

1. Global warming threatens Tibet rail link
2. Nun urges UK help on Tibet rights
3. Model School to Make Good on Education Policy
4. Debt-ridden Tibetan centre in US faces closure

Saturday, June 24 (2)

1. Tibetans May Go to Polls This September (TibetNet)
2. The Tibet plateau has been the scene of much climate change (AFP)
3. Nun urges UK help on Tibet rights (BBC)
4. Tibetan Girl Among Top Five New York Students
5. Monks bring Tibetan culture to Border (BM)
6. Tibet festival offers look at Buddhism Faith Matters (CE)

Monday, June 27

1. New Home for the Elderly at Kalimpong (TibetNet)
2. Thousands flee Indian river flood (AP)
3. Tibetan nun's tale of torture reveals Chinese Brutality
4. Two die of plague after eating marmot in China's Tibet region
5. Tibetan eye crystals - Good Vibrations (SM)
6. Tibet today
7. Dreams Die hard - Future perfect

Wednesday, June 29

1. Spanish group sues Chinese ex-leaders over Tibet (AFP)
2. Tibet lawsuit served on former Chinese leaders at Spanish court (AFP)
3. US Congres to investigate China's theft of Tibetan art (TT)
4. Tibetans plan protest against Nortel role in Chinese railway project (CP)
5. The Tibet Society of South Africa - Ten Years of Struggle for Tibet

Thursday, June 30

1. Moscow Office of Tibet to Launch New Website in Russian (TibetNet)
2. China-groomed Tibetan teenage leader allowed to debut with the masses (AFP)
3. Chinese defector details country's espionage agenda (CSM)
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