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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 7 August 2008

11 August 2008: Ngaba (Ch: Aba) County, Ngaba “TAP”, Amdo Province (incorporated into the Chinese province of Sichuan) – Three youths arrested for their suspected involvement in March protests County Public Security Bureau (PSB) arrested Jampel and Lama, an elder…


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Rudd to Pursue Rights Talks With China

The Sydney Morning Herald: August 8, 2008 – Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao have agreed to pursue discussions on human rights in China in the next round of bilateral talks later this year. Mr Rudd said…


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The Rights of Tibetans

To the Editor The New York Times: I do not wish to respond to the entirety of Nicholas D. Kristof’s Aug. 7 column, “An Olive Branch From the Dalai Lama.” Mr. Kristof himself says that both sides will surely flinch…


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Maoists’ allegation baseless

This refers to a press report of August 2, 2008 in the online version of Times of India citing a report in the Nepal’s Maoists’ mouthpiece Janadisha Daily accusing His Holiness the Dalai Lama of brainwashing Nepalese children. The Maoists,…