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Thousands of Tibetans evicted to make way for Lhundrub dam
The hydroelectric project will dam up 3 rivers in Lhundrub County. Thousands of peasants deprived of their homes and land to cultivate; no one knows how they will survive. No respect for the rights of the Tibetans in economic development of Tibet.
27/11/2008 CHINA – TIBET – EU
Sarkozy to meet Dalai Lama, China cancels summit with EU
The summit is put off to a date to be decided. Europe criticises China; a Tibetan spokesman comments decision. Chinese police prevent European lawmakers from meeting the wife of jailed human rights activist Hu Jia.
17/11/2009 INDIA – CHINA – TIBET
Obama “forgets” human rights to appease Beijing, Tibetan leader says
For Urgen Tenzin, the United States and Western powers have a “moral obligation” towards democracy and human rights. He is disappointed by the US president’s visit to Asia. Too concerned about the economic crisis, the US leader did not defend democratic values. Japan has been able to reconcile development and protection of individual liberties.
26/06/2010 CHINA – TIBET – G20
Demanding justice for Chinese workers and Tibetans at the G20
Samdhong Rinpoche, prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, talks about the problems of the Tibetan people and China. He expects little from the G20 summit concerning human rights. Tibet’s economic development has been achieved by stripping the country of its natural resources. China’s economic development has been achieved by exploiting workers and denying their rights.
17/11/2009 CHINA - USA
Obama and Hu Jintao, the "agreements" on economic protectionism and the growth of the yuan
Vague consensus on economic problems, climate change, the North Korean nuclear problem and cooperation. The issue of human rights almost absent. Obama hopes for a resumption of talks with the Dalai Lama and says that "Tibet is an integral part of China." China "godfather" of U.S. debt.
23/02/2009 TIBET - CHINA
Chinese authorities blocking internet for celebration of Tibetan New Year
Already closed to foreign visitors, the region is increasingly isolated from the world. Beijing is massing troops in the zone, ready to repress any protest.
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