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<-Back to WTN Archives WTN ARCHIVE - October, 1998

WTN Archives: October, 1998

Thursday, October 1

1. The Dalai Lama not involved in the CIA help, asserts Tibetan administration
2. Dalai Lama Said Not Linked With CIA (AP)
3. Dalai Lama ignorant of CIA funding: spokesman (AFP)
4. Rights, Tibet activists press Blair on China trip (Reuters)
5. China To Sign Human Rights Document (AP)
6. Tibetan Rights Group says Italian parliamentary delegation wrong on Tibet
7. Earthquake rattles central Tibet-Xinhua (Reuters)

Friday, October 2

1. Defending the Dalai Lama (OC)
2. Embrace political reform, Blair to tell Chinese (Reuters)

Monday, October 5

1. Hope, scepticism in China's UN rights pact signing (Reuters)
2. UN covenant may test China's Taiwan, Tibet policy (Reuters)
3. Blair to raise human rights, forge links in China (Reuters)
4. Press freedom group asks Britain to help imprisoned Chinese reporters (AFP)
5. Tibet a police state, says exiled leader's kin (Trenton Times)

Tuesday, October 6

1. Blair raises human rights in China (Reuters)
2. Blair treads softly on human rights for China TV (Reuters)
3. Blair raises Tibet with Zhu Rongji, but the pressure must not stop there (FTC)
4. U.N. urges China to speedily ratify rights treaty (Reuters)
5. China Signs Human Rights Pact Amid Skepticism Treaty (TIME)
6. Mountaineer Destroys Myth Of The ``Yeti'' (Reuters)

Wednesday, October 7

1. Japan regrets China's expulsion of journalist
2. China clamps down on foreign journalist with expulsion
3. Tibetan activist group doubts China's sincerity in signing UN covenant
4. TCHRD doubts China's sincerity
5. "Serious differences" on human rights with China, says Blair
6. Blair hails new China partnership despite differences on human rights

Thursday, October 8

1. Tibet prison terms extended after demo: group
2. Rights group protests China's expulsion of Japanese journalist
3. China uses carrot, stick in ruling Tibetans

Friday, October 9

1. Death of Chinese sculptor who inspired Tintin albums
2. US Congress approves religious freedom bill
3. Earthdance 98 - In Aid of Tibet

Saturday, October 10

1. Six months without a bath
2. Political Re-Education in Tibet
3. A renowned Tibetan Buddhist Master visits Taiwan

Sunday, October 11

1. Sentence Extensions for Tibetans After Political Protest (TIN)
2. China, U.K. ask India, Pak. to sign CTBT

Wednesday, October 14

1. No let-up in Chinese brutalities in Tibet
2. Hope, Skepticism in China's U.N. Rights Pact Signing
3. Blair reaps reward of dialogue on rights

Friday, October 16

1. Veteran Tibetan political prisoner suffering from hypertension
2. Bone disorder linked to iodine deficiency
3. Dalai Lama leads mass Tibetan prayers in Indian capital
4. Four Colombians win Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award

Saturday, October 17

1. People of Divergent Faiths Battle Scourge of Religious Persecution (LA Times)
2. Analysts: No Easy Solution to Cross-Strait Impasse
3. Bone disorder linked to iodine deficiency

Sunday, October 18

1. New crackdown on Tibetan monks
2. Opinion - Pokhran-II and Indo-US relations

Monday, October 19

1. Swamy wants discussion on China policy (The Hindu)
2. Go global, get clubbing
3. HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA TO BESTOW BUDDHIST TEACHING Visits the State of Lower Saxony in Germany
4. Cantabrians to sample feel of Tibet

Tuesday, October 20

1. China Opens Human Rights Conference
2. Avalanches kill 23 in Indian Himalayas
3. Press Release from TYC
4. TIBETAN YOUTH CONGRESS (TYC) CONSTITUTED FOUR NEW REGIONAL TIBETAN YOUTH CONGRESS (RTYC) CHAPTERS IN THE UNITED STATES
5. Dalai Lama inaugurates `prayer festival'

Wednesday, October 21

1. A Tibetan mother's mission: her son's freedom She's on worldwide tour to publicize case as example of China's repression
2. Business highways in China full of potholes
3. NO LET-UP IN CHINESE BRUTALITIES IN TIBET
4. Adventure Team to Conquer World's Most Inaccessible Canyon

Thursday, October 22

1. Vajpayee-Dalai Lama meet angers China
2. India Meets Dalai Lama; China Angry
3. Chinese officials confirm guards open fire at Tibetan prison
4. China Says Its Human Rights Policies Are Unchanged

Friday, October 23

1. Romance in the ant colony (The Press)
2. Explorers enter Tibet's Grand Canyon
3. Religion in the News

Saturday, October 24

1. Editorial- Time for Tibet
2. Hopes high Beijing will allow trip by Dalai Lama
3. A meeting of minds over Tibet?
4. India: Dalai Lama Meeting Comments Not 'Justified'

Sunday, October 25

1. A View From Tibet
2. China cracks down on Tibetan parents with children in India
3. Swamy criticises PM's meeting with Dalai Lama
4. Dalai Lama plans Tibet statement to reopen talks with China
5. SINO- INDIAN RELATIONS
6. China steps up troop deployment on border

Monday, October 26

1. Dalai Lama may hold talks with China
2. Tibetan Parents Ordered to Recall Their Children from Schools in India
3. Dalai Lama to Visit United States in November
4. HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA TO BESTOW Buddhist Teaching
5. Dalai Lama Prepares Statement on Political Status of Tibet
6. Sonam Dekyi Receives Support in her Son's College
7. Officials Confirm Drapchi Protest; Fears for the Safety of Prisoners

Tuesday, October 27

1. APPALLING PRISON CONDITIONS IN TIBET
2. Torture and forced labour the norm in Tibet prisons
3. China denies troop deployment on border with India
4. Tibet's exiled Dalai Lama begins week of teaching in Germany
5. Crackers Attack China on Rights
6. China: We're Only Human

Tuesday, October 27 (2)

1. DALAI LAMA KOWTOWS TO CHINA Tibetan freedom quest to be halted
2. Dalai Lama aims to hold out new olive branch to China
3. Dalai Lama set for historic China trip
4. China criticises Dalai Lama for insincerity
5. China reiterates conditions of talks with Dalai Lama

Wednesday, October 28

1. Buddhist prayer flags to fly in honor of Dalai Lama's visit
2. Dalai Lama warned on 'sincerity' over Tibet
3. Tibetan Diplomatic Initiative to Build on Clinton-Jiang Summit Talks President Clinton Expected to Meet with the Dalai Lama in November
4. Refugee arrivals from Tibet up tenfold
5. China forces elderly Tibetan monks to retire
6. India-Tibetan Monks
7. THE ART OF TIBETAN MEDICINE From Asia, Secrets of Keeping the "Body In Balance"
8. Tibet Punishes Poachers

Thursday, October 29

1. LEADER'S DILEMMA - Hope in exile
2. India welcomes China's move on talks with Dalai
3. India would welcome China-Dalai Lama talks
4. DALAI LAMA KOWTOWS TO CHINA Tibetan freedom quest to be halted
5. VOTs real audio service (www.vot.org) exceeds 11.000 hits in October

Friday, October 30

1. Dalai Lama Seeks Talks With China
2. EU: China Not Ready for WTO
3. TYC supports His Holiness's visit to China
4. EU chief urges China to improve human right records
5. Tibetan capital in two-month crackdown on crime
6. EU chief raises human rights, euro, trade in China

Saturday, October 31

1. Tibetans Oppose Dalai Lama Plan
2. Forcible Retirement of Monks Threatens Buddhist Tradition
3. Statament from ITIM
4. Tibet Kayak Expedition Turns Fatal Local Paddlers End Trip After Group Member Dies in Tsangpo River


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