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His Holiness appeals to the Chinese people

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama An Appeal to the Chinese People from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Today, I extend heartfelt greetings to my Chinese brothers and sisters round the world, particularly to those in the People’s Republic…


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EU urges China to address Concerns of Tibetans

Geneva – 28 March 2008: The European Union has urged the Chinese authorities to refrain from using force against Tibetan demonstrators and address the concerns of Tibetans in accordance with internationally recognised human rights, stressing importance to the right of…


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China approves Aust diplomat Tibet visit

A senior Australian diplomat will be allowed to visit Tibet tomorrow, as a part of a delegation granted access by the Chinese Government. Australia had requested diplomatic access to Tibet to assess the situation in the region, after a recent…


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Monks in Lhasa interrupt briefing, say China lying

BEIJING, March 27 – A group of Tibetan monks disrupted an official news briefing at a key temple in Lhasa on Thursday, accusing Chinese authorities of lying after more than two weeks of unrest in the Himalayan region, witnesses said….


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China blocks Tibet visit by diplomats

CHINA has rejected repeated requests from Australia to allow diplomats to visit Tibet, just two weeks before a visit to China by Kevin Rudd. Australian embassy officials in Beijing made a written request to China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs last…