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Riot at your peril, Rudd warns protesters

Kevin Rudd’s warning came as the cost of hosting Thursday’s event doubled to almost $2 million. “If any protesters, irrespective of their political point of view, engage in unruly, disorderly or violent behaviour, then the police will come down on…

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Torch bearer pulls out of Canberra relay

The Olympic torch has become a beacon for pro-Tibet supporters as it makes its way around the world in the lead up to the Beijing Games. Ms Hatfield-Dodds says the recent scenes in Tibet are disturbing. “For many other people…

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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 21 April 2008

Dartsedo (Ch: Kangding), Karze “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture,” Sichuan province – Monastery heads condemn “patriotic re-education” classes during meeting Monastery heads from 18 Counties in Karze “TAP” were called for a meeting held in Dartsedo (the location for Karze “TAP” Headquarters)….

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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 19 April 2008

Gepa Sumdo (Ch: Tongde), Tsolho (Ch: Hainan) “TAP”, Qinghai Province – Many monks of Tsang monastery arrested On 13 April 2008, local Chinese government officials, Chinese police as well as Chinese armed forces poured down over Tsang Monastery, Gepa Sumdo…

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Hasten slowly on China human rights

The Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, deserves considerable credit for the forthright way in which he has raised concerns about human rights abuses in China, and more especially in Tibet, during his visit to Beijing.