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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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Press Release: H. H. the Dalai Lama

Press Release: Dharamsala, 18 March, 2008: I would like to take this opportunity to express my deep gratitude to world leaders and the international community for their concern over the recent sad turn of events in Tibet and for their…


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Australian Senate passes Tibet motion

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown’s motion on Tibet passed through the Senate today without dissent. “The Tibetans have a right to self-determination,” Senator Brown said. “I call on the Rudd government to take some reasonable action against the repression by…


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Urgent Appeal from Central Tibetan Administration

Dharamsala, 17th March 2008 – Since 10th March 2008 there has been successive peaceful demonstrations in various parts of Tibet (inside and outside TAR), which were brutally suppressed. The current situation in Tibet is extremely serious. The Chinese government’s ultimatum…