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Why I’m protesting today: k.d. lang

Canadian singer k.d. lang has joined pro-Tibet protests at the Olympic torch relay in Canberra. What we are seeing now in Tibet is just the tip of the iceberg. I do not think my generation really even knows the extent…


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Chinese, Tibet groups clash at relay

CHINESE students and pro-Tibet groups have clashed at the Olympic torch relay in Canberra this morning, with police detaining protesters near Parliament. Thousands of Chinese supporters and students are already lining the streets of the capital in what torch organisers…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 23 April 2008

Drakgo (Ch: Luhuo) County, Karze, “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture,” Sichuan province- China attempting various tactics to obtain Tibetan signatures. At Chokri Town, Drakgo County, concerned Chinese officials have started to collect signatures on blank pieces of paper. They have not provided…


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Security tight for Olympic torch relay in Canberra

Canberra Torch Route CANBERRA, Australia (AP) A long security fence lines the street to Australia’s parliament house in Canberra, Australia, Wednesday, April 23, 2008, ahead of the torch relay for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)