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UN Sports Advisor to Visit China

BERLIN, 19 Mar 2008: German politician Willi Lemke, the United Nations’ (UN) new Special Representative for Sports and Development, will visit China “as soon as possible”, it was announced on Wednesday. “UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wants me to inform him…


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Queensland Tibetan Community Gather at City Hall

Brisbane, Australia – The Tibetan Community of Queensland together with monks from Tashi Lhunpo monastery gathered at City Hall last night for a peaceful prayer vigil. The monks chanted prayers and approximately 160 Australian supporters and local Tibetans chanted slogans…



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Beijing’s dread of dissent

WHEN the monks in Burma led protests against the military junta there last September, China initially reacted by making the usual call for calm and restraint from all sides.


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Tibetan Uprising Day, Sydney, Australia.

Sydney, Australia: 10 March 2008 — Today commemorates this day forty nine years ago, when Tibetans in Lhasa, Tibet, demonstrated en masse against their brutal oppression under the leadership of the Chinese Communist party. Forty nine years later, Tibetans still…