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WTN Archives: June, 2000

Wednesday, June 1

1. Dalai Lama Responsible For Rape, Cannibalism, Murder, Says Beijing
2. China arrests eight Tibetan monks for alleged plot to kill new "Living Buddha"
3. Tibet impaled on its own history
4. George Michael and Pavarotti to duet for charity
5. Pavarotti & Friends Charity Concert on June 6, 2000 to Benefit Children of Cambodia and Tibet in the Presence of His Holiness The Dalai Lama Starring Tracy Chapman, The Eurythmics, Enrique Iglesias, George Michael, Savage Garden, Zucchero
6. Borders Celebrates Visit of the Dalai Lama In-store Events and Online Resources Mark 'Illuminating the Path' 2000, June 25-30

Friday, June 2

1. Chan should Press China for Meeting with Child Prisoner
2. Tibetans refute Chinese allegations
3. IFAW Welcomes Kashmir Ban on Shahtoosh Production - Endangered Tibetan Antelope now Protected Worldwide
4. Gems beckon money to west

Saturday, June 3

1. Tiananmen anniversary: Dalai Lama preaches hope to Chinese
2. Anniversaire Tiananmen: le dala=EF-lama pr=EAche l'espoir aux Chinois

Sunday, June 4

1. Border security tightened in Tibet, more detentions reported

Monday, June 5

1. China Clampdown on Tibet Border Crossings Seen
2. Stars support Tibetan appeal
3. Spiritual Stronghold - Author to discuss Buddhist teachings and tales of the occupation of Tibet

Tuesday, June 6

2. Tien Anmen : message du Dalai Lama
3. PAVAROTTI & FRIENDS pro Cambogia e Tibet
4. Tibetan Women set Targets at Beijing Plus 5 Review
5. TIBETAN FREEDOM MARCHERS AT THE BEACH en route to Los Angeles from San Diego

Wednesday, June 7

1. Dalai Lama on Ethics for a New Millennium
2. Marchers bring Tibet to O.C.
4. Tibetan Music Day Camp - Summer 2000
5. Massive spending on highways into Tibet scheduled in coming years
6. Le premier prix Spiritualit=E9s d'Aujourd'hui 2000 au Dala=EF-Lama

Thursday, June 8

1. China rebuffs Canada over Panchen Lama
2. Canadian Cabinet member allowed to visit Tibetan prison
3. A future in exile
4. Bridge linking Nepal and Tibet collapses after developing cracks
5. The Dalai Lama and Tibetan Culture Highlighted at Smithsonian

Friday, June 9

1. Religious repression worsening in Tibet 'There are concerns,' Canadian official says
2. Protesters defend Tibetan independence
3. Dalai Lama to Address American People on National Mall; Peace March for Tibet Planned to Chinese Embassy

Saturday, June 10

1. Prison Sentence Doubled for Nine Tibetans in the Aftermath of Kandze Arrest
2. Walk Report 6/9/00WTN

Sunday, June 11

1. A Tibetan Buddhist Leader Is Making a Rare Visit
2. Sakya Trizin

Monday, June 12

1. World Petroleum Congress Sparks Concern over Oil Development in Tibet
2. In involuntary resettlement for China projects, the World Bank ignores its own guidelines
4. Korean Buddhists leave for India to invite Dalai Lama
5. March for Tibet Stops at Pier en Route to L.A.
6. Human rights protest in Slovenia ahead of Li Peng's visit
7. New Report Reveals Increased Violations of Women's Human Rights in Tibet
8. Effort to Boost Nepal, Tibet Tourism

Tuesday, June 13

1. Activists Disrupt Keynote Speech of World Petroleum Congress BP Amoco's Sir John Browne challenged to 'Get out of Tibet'
2. US: China Growth Isolates Tibetans
3. US scolds China, calls for talks on Tibet
4. World Bank Delays Chinese Relocation
5. Beijing asks the World Bank for a delay on controversial project
6. Dalai Lama to Speak About Responsibility, Enlightenment
7. China's population control a sinful solution
8. On the road for awareness
9. Over One Million US Dollars Raised for Tibetan children by Pavarotti and Friends Concert in Italy

Tuesday, June 13 (2)

1. Tibetan monk dies in suspicious circumstances, five monks arrested
2. Dalai Lama aims to split motherland
3. Experts on Tibet have more work to do
4. Dam collapse causes no injury

Wednesday, June 14

1. Trekkers walk coast in bid for free Tibet
2. Bank aids fertilizer firm
4. PetroChina reports 30% rise since IPO

Thursday, June 15

1. Company rejects call from activists to leave Tibet
2. Cops head home
3. Sensitive Guy welcome in the oilpatch
4. Police backup sent home
5. Tibet boosters score point at congress meet

Thursday, June 15 (2)

1. His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Participate in Smithsonian's Tibet Festival - Meet U.S. Leaders and Give Buddhist Teachings
2. Steps Toward Freedom Pro-Tibet Marchers Arrive in County During 525-Mile Trek
3. US official criticises line on Tibet
4. US official attacks China over failures in Tibet
5. Amnesty lambasts China crackdown in human rights report
6. Xinhua chief Guo Chaoren dies at 65
7. Buddha's teachings brought close to home

Friday, June 16

2. Taiwanese American Community Supports Tibetan Freedom Walkers' Rally at the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles on June 24, 2000, 2pm
3. Chinese Leaders Meet Croatian President

Saturday, June 17

1. INDIA'S TIBET (Part 1) A Case for Policy Review
2. Face to face with Dalai Lama

Sunday, June 18

1. INDIA'S TIBET (Part 2) A Case for Policy Review
2. Tibetan teens here on leadership program
3. Walking for a good cause Tibetan monk, supporters stop in Huntington Beach on way to protest at Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles

Monday, June 19

1. Monastery threatened with closure following protests
2. Reting monks detained following protest over reincarnation
3. Buddhist leader Sakya Trizin visits Kent
4. Conference features Tibetan medicine
5. Klein: New economy can fuel W.China Date:

Tuesday, June 20

1. Dalai Lama to Meet President Clinton, Congressional Foreign Policy Leaders
2. Dalai Lama arrives in Washington
3. European Parliament/China's membership of the WTO/Olivier Dupuis' speech
4. China Launches Project to Pipe Gas from West to East

Wednesday, June 21

1. Dalai Lama Seeks Help From Congress
2. The Dalai Lama in U.S. for 15-day visit
3. Sole police officer attends China protest hearing
4. China executes ethnic separatists
5. Massive water project revived
6. Non-communist parties' delegation visit Tibet

Thursday, June 22

1. Situation inside Tibet very critical: Dalai (HT)
2. Time is running out, Dalai Lama tells Clinton (AFP)
3. Dalai Lama seeks US help for talks with Beijing (TOI)
4. China denounces Dalai Lama's welcome at White House (AFP)
5. China Firmly Opposes U.S. Interference in Tibet (PD)
6. China Protests Dalai Lama Meeting (AP)
7. Chinese Research on Tibet Enjoys "Unprecedented Prosperity" (Xinhua)
8. China Urges US to Honor Commitment on Tibet (PD)

Thursday, June 22 (2)

1. Twin Marches Culminate in Rally for Tibet Freedom
2. China's White Paper Boasts of Funds Allocated for Tibetan Culture
3. Banking one for Beijing
4. WH Press Secretary Statement on Meeting With the Dalai Lama
5. China Denounces Dalai Lama's Welcome at White House
6. Whoopi Goldberg Will MC and Sing At June 27 Dinner Benefit The Dalai Lama Will be Keynote Speaker
7. Non-communist parties' delegation visit Tibet
8. Chinese Vice Premier Wen Jiabao visits UK, 20 & 21 June
9. Fourteen killed in floods in the Northeast

Friday, June 23

1. Tibetans slam white paper
2. China Issues White Paper on Tibetan Culture
3. Tibetan Buddhist lama sick again The Karmapa is under the weather for the second time in two months
4. Anti-poaching team stranded in swamp
5. Conference features Tibetan medicine

Friday, June 23 (2)

1. World Bank 'broke rules' in Tibet land plan
2. World Bank Revives Disputed Tibet Loan
3. World Bank Halts China Loan Review
4. World Bank directors mull Tibet Dam project
5. Wolfensohn:Tibet too political for bank managers

Saturday, June 24

1. Tibetan Monastery Faced With Closure (AP)
2. Dalai Lama in Marin to Shape Future of American Buddhism
3. BOOKS: Mystic Tibet, both real and virtual (SCMP)

Sunday, June 25

1. Tibet report highlights World Bank tensions (FT)
2. The World Bank=92s inspection panel's report and findings (FT)
3. World Bank decides not to release critical report on loan to China (CP= )
4. Faith From on High (WP)
5. Rescue bid for trapped Chinese anti-poaching patrol (AF)
6. Hundreds march across California for Tibetan independence (AFP)
7. Pipeline projects reach far (CD)

Monday, June 25 (2)

1. Full text of the World Bank's Inspection Panel's Report on Qinghai Pro= ject

Monday, June 26

1. Dalai Lama Urges Local Unity Against China (LAT)
2. Prophecy, Karma and a Buddhist Icon in Glendale (LAT)
3. Solar Energy Enters Tibetan Homes (PD)

Tuesday, June 27

1. Transcript: Larry King Live with the Dalai Lama and Deepak Chopra

Tuesday, June 27 (2)

1. 'Just a human being,' Dalai Lama says (GM)
2. World Bank Criticizes Itself Over Chinese Project Near Tibet (NYT)
3. China Defends World Bank Project (AP)
4. Inspection Panel Reports World Bank Failed to Comply with Standards (S= FT)
5. Karmapa's 15th birthday celebrated (Tribune News Service)
6. Cyclist's ride to D.C. calls attention to Tibet;
7. Religious Freedom Fully Observed in Tibet (PD)
8. Committee sacks Beijing-backed leader of Tibetan Buddhism (KN)
9. Spain's Aznar goes low-key on Chinese human rights, Tibet (AFP)

Wednesday, June 28

1. Independence Not Solution for Tibet (AFP)
2. Dalai Lama Conciliatory toward Beijing during U.S. Tour (AFP)
3. Bank Should Retract China Loan (LAT)
4. Climate of fear (Guardian)
5. World Bank review attacks $40 million resettlement loan (WT)
6. Internal report criticises World Bank China project (AFP)
7. China defends World Bank anti-poverty project (AFP)
8. China's latest white paper on Tibetan culture hides cultural genocide (DIIR)
9. Ousted Tibetan Buddhist leader hurt China: Beijing (Kyodo)

Thursday, June 29

1. Bank Lives for Other Worlds (LAT)
2. Tibetan children tortured, rights group says (Reuters)
3. The Dalai Lama's many faces are here (The Orange County Register )
4. China removes religious official two-years after fleeing (AFP)
5. Agya Rinpoche belatedly removed from office (TIN)
6. World Bank relocation loan fires up Tibet lobby (AFR)

Friday, June 30

1. Dalai Lama urges tolerance, morality
2. Tibetans march to World Bank over resettlement project (AFP)
3. World Bank review attacks $40 million resettlement loan (WT)
4. White Paper Reflects a True Tibet: Tibetan People (PD)

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