» 08/07/2008, 00.00
INDIA – TIBET – CHINA
Tibetans involved in non-stop protests but Dalai Lama sends his best wishes for Olympics
Thousands meet for a series of initiatives. Many are still concerned that nothing may change. Indian police detain 56 Tibetans who wanted to cross the border. Dalai Lama sends his prayers and wishes for the success of the Olympics, a great event for China.
08/03/2010 CHINA – TIBET
Beijing openly claims the right to choose the next Dalai Lama
The governor of Tibet Autonomous Region has no doubts: the choice of the next incarnation of the head of Tibetan Buddhism will need the approval of China. The same happens to Catholic bishops. Foreign minister defends his government, claims it is not being tough but only defending the national interest.
25/06/2009 TIBET – CHINA
Chinese mining causing environmental disasters in Tibet
Tibetan groups slam indiscriminate Chinese mining. The development of Tibet’s mineral riches is undermining its fragile environment and polluting water sources on which 47 per cent of humanity depends.
09/04/2008 TIBET – INDIA – CHINA
Tibetan exiles’ “return march’ reaches New Delhi
The march had been stopped by Indian police who held marchers for days. In the Indian capital they are now waiting for the Olympic torch scheduled to arrive on 17 April so that they can take the world’s conscience by storm with their peaceful protests.
06/09/2007 INDIA – TIBET
Tibetan exiles slam absurd and cruel reincarnation law
For Tibetan government in exile in India, Beijing’s attempt to control reincarnation is intended to strike at the Dalai Lama and “brutally repress innocent Tibetans under their tyrannical rule.”
25/09/2007 CHINA – TIBET – GERMANY
Young Tibetan exiles plan pro-Dalai Lama Ads during the Beijing Olympics
The head of a Tibetan organisation talks about Sino-German differences after the Merkel-Dalai Lama meeting. His group wants dialogue with the Chinese population, something that the Chinese authorities regularly block. Public protests are scheduled for the Olympics.
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