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WTN Archives: March, 2006

Published by the Canada Tibet committee

Thursday, March 2

1. Tibetan Youth Congress Calls off Indefinite Hunger Strike (TYC)
2. Dalai Lama Envoys Report Better Understanding With China (AFP)
3. Religion in China still restricted, rights group says (Reuters)
4. High fashion Tibet-style: Stopping the illegal tiger skin trade in Asia (WWF)

Saturday, March 4

1. China to encourage migration to Lhasa by offering cheap train=20 tickets (AFP)
2. Spotlight will reveal China's contradictions (Mercury News)
3. Spanish court looks at Tibetan genocide claims (CSM)
4. China begins first railway cargo service to Tibet (PTI)
5. China to encourage migration to Lhasa by offering cheap train tickets (AFP)
6. Spotlight will reveal China's contradictions (Mercury News)
7. Spanish court looks at Tibetan genocide claims (CSM)
8. China begins first railway cargo service to Tibet (PTI)

Monday, March 6

1. China says no progress in talks with Dalai Lama (Reuters)
2. Dalai Lama offers Indian tigers a lifeline (Reuters)
3. China Criticizes Czechs' Human Rights Drive, Approach to Tibet, Taiwan
4. Rights Group Says New Rules on Religious Freedom in PRC Not Working (AFP)

Wednesday, March 8

1. Tibet Protest on Tiananmen Square at the National People's Congress (ITSN)
2. Mothers with babies frisked near the National People’s Congress (AsiaNews)
3. Olympic Watch calls on China to observe human rights (Prague Daily)
4. US lawmakers urge Congressional Gold Medal for Dalai Lama (AFP)
5. School founder's sentence reduced (ICT)
6. Tibetan 'sky burial' to continue under protection
7. Hearts join over plight of Tibetan children
8. His Holiness Congratulates New President of Costa Rica

Friday, March 10

1. Statement of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for March 10th Anniversary:
2. Statement of the Kashag on the 47th Anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising Day
3. Dalai Lama 'wants to visit China' (BBC)
4. Dalai Lama wants to go to China (AP)
5. Dalai Lama calls for support for dialogue (ICT)
6. US Annual Human Rights Report Says China Commits Serious Human Rights Abuses in Tibet: President Bush to hold summit with Chinese President Hu in DC

Saturday, March 11

1. Plight of Tibetans protested (DMN)
2. Tibetans protest in London
3. Students Call for Honest Olympics (EUTS)
4. Tibetan protester surfaces unscathed in Hong Kong (DPA)
5. Tibetan websites hacked
6. Conservationist campaigns to keep Tibet's mastiffs mean (WSJ)
7. Dr. Lobsang Rabgay - The National Geographic's Emerging Explorers Program 2006 winner

Sunday, March 12

1. Free Tibet Gathering Held in Union Square (EP)
2. Former prisoners join Tibetans, supporters on uprising day in London
3. Speaking of democracy - Editorial (TCT)
4. 'A good chance to practice’ (TBA)
5. A Year of Peace and Justice (NIE)

Monday, March 13

1. About 80 people meet outside Chinese embassy in support of Tibet (CTK)

Tuesday, March 14

1. Beijing should let Dalai Lama visit: a win-win move (AsiaNews)
2. US backs call by Dalai Lama to visit China (FT)
3. China open to talks with Dalai Lama (Xinhua)
4. Tibetan Women's Uprising Day Commemorated in Switzerland
5. Tibetans in New York observes 47th Women’s Uprising Day
6. 47th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day, Milan, Italy
7. Piedmont Parliament passes Resolution on Tibet (TYC)
8. March 10 in Chicago
9. March 10th at Google and PRC Consulate in Chicago

Wednesday, March 15

1. Phuntsog Nyidrol, last of the 'Drapchi nuns', arrives in US (ICT)
2. Chinese rail workers prepare for test run of Qinghai-Tibet railway in July
3. Finance Kalon to Release Economic Review: 2005-6
4. 47th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day, Barcelona, Spain.
5. Belgium commemorated 10th March
6. China open to talks with Dalai Lama (Xinhua)
7. Tibetan Women’s Day Observed in London

Thursday, March 16

1. Webcaste of video and audio - His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Monlam teachings

Thursday, March 16 (2)

1. Devotees Packed the Main Temple to Attend Teachings (TibetNet)
2. Dalai Lama to visit Japan from Oct. 30 to Nov. 10 (Kyodo)
3. Free Tibet Campaigners overjoyed at arrival in United States of Phuntsog Nyidrol (FTC)
4. China exiles Tibet's 'singing nun' to U.S. (UPI)
5. The Role of the Tibetan Youth

Friday, March 17

1. Tibetan exiles vote for premier and new assembly (AFP)
2. Budget Session of the Assembly Begins (TibetNet)
3. Economic Success of Tibetan Administration On Record (TibetNet)
4. Centred on compassion (MT)
5. Tibetans vow not to use animal skins (ICNS)
6. China set to host Buddhist forum to burnish image (Reuters)

Monday, March 20

1. Exile Budget Shows Excess of Income Over Expenditure
2. Tibetan exiles go to polls (AFP)
3. Tibetan exiles vote as India talks to the Dalai Lama (AFP)
4. Tens of thousands of Tibetan refugees in India vote for a new parliament in exile (AP)
5. TPPRC holds workshop for Tibetan Local Assembly Members
6. Get a taste of Tibet in Delhi (IANS)
7. The Rising Sounds of Tibetan Music (CRI)
8. US Official Highlights Plight of Tibetans in Nepal (ICT)
9. Bombardier wins Chinese rail deal (GM)
10. Pierce Brosnan in Tibet (CM)
11. Kalon Tripa Welcomes Release of Phuntsok Nyidrol (TibetNet)

Tuesday, March 21

1. Tibetan promises dramatic protest yet again (IANS)
2. UN Special Rapporteur on Torture condemns maltreatment of Tibetan prisoners in rare eyewitness report

Wednesday, March 22

1. Statement by Phuntsog Nyidron (ICT)

Monday, March 26

1. Dreaming about Lhasa (DH)
2. Tibet's Biggest Hydropower Project to Begin Power Generation Late This Year (Xinhua)
3. Dumpling soup (TS)

Tuesday, March 27

1. Tibetan Medical Centre Celebrates 45th Anniversary (TibetNet)
2. China hopes Buddhist forum will counter threat theory (Reuters)

Tuesday, March 28

1. New paramilitary force in Tibet (TibetInfoNet)

Wednesday, March 29

1. Assembly Acknowledges Financial Performances of the Kashag (TibetNet)
2. Tibetan government-in exile presents surplus budget for the first Time (ANI)
3. The Dalai Lama has since been campaigning for greater autonomy for Tibet.
4. UN Special Rapporteur on Torture calls on China to act immediately to abolish widespread use of torture
5. A glance of 9 mysterious and fascinating lakes in Tibet
6. Fur burning incidents in Gansu (TibetInfoNet)
7. The look of impermanence (IME)
8. Ms Tibet organisers hope more will join
9. Tibetan flag was flying outside the gates of the Chinese Consulate in Perth Western Australia

Wednesday, March 29 (2)

1. The China-Dalai Lama Dialogue: Prospects for Progress
2. Statement by Tashi Wangdi, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the Americas, Office of Tibet, New York.
3. Statement by Sonam Wangdu
4. Statement of Tseten Wangchuk Sharlho

Thursday, March 30

1. China installs paramilitary troops in Tibetan areas (Kyodo)
2. President Bush speaks at Freedom House
3. China: Fears for Tibetan Slaughterhouse Detainees
4. Final Result of the Assembly Election to be Declared on 28 April
5. This 'team' wins at the game of life (NIT)
6. Entrepreneurship Training Programme to the Transit School Students (TibetNet)
7. Satellite transmitters track rare cranes (China Daily)

Friday, March 31

1. No change in India's Tibet policy: Shyam Saran (PTI)
2. 'Song of Sadness' from Drapchi prison: the official Chinese verdict on the Drapchi 'singing nuns' (ICT)
3. China launches project to map Nepal border (Xinhua)
4. Exiled Tibetans In India To Adopt Organic Farming
5. Dalai Lama to be honored at UB
6. United States Adds Tibetan Antelope to Endangered Species List
7. Tibet: A Buddhist Trilogy
8. An authoritarian China a risk: experts (AAP)
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