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Rudd faces Olympic hurdle

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has been drawn into an international row over the Beijing Olympics as he prepares to visit China this week. Mr Rudd is keeping his options open on whether to accept China’s invitation to attend the…

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China told – resolve Tibet unrest

International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge called on China to peacefully resolve unrest in Tibet, piling further pressure on its communist rulers ahead of the Beijing Games. Rogge was speaking in Beijing after chaos erupted during the London leg of…

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Statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to All Tibetans

Dharamsala, April 6, 2008: While extending my warm greetings to all the Tibetans in Tibet, I would like to share some of my thoughts. Since March 10 this year, we have witnessed protests and demonstrations in almost all parts of…

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Thousands Demand No Olympic Tourch In Tibet

Thousands Demand No Olympic Tourch In Tibet [Jakarta, Indonesia] Protests, vigils, and marches took place in dozens of cities around the globe today, stepping up demands for the Olympic Torch not to be carried through Tibet on its five-month relay….

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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 5 April 2008

5 April, 2008: Tongkor Township, Karze (Ch: Ganzi) County, Karze “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture,” Sichuan Province – At least 8 killed and 3 critically injured by police during peaceful demonstration During a peaceful demonstration by the monks of Tonkgor monastery, the…