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WTN Archives: July, 2000

Saturday, July 1

1. Dalai Lama preaches (DN)
2. Sharon Stone Appears With Dalai Lama (AP)
3. "Virtual Tibet" and "The Search for the Panchen Lama" (Salon)
4. Tibetan Buddhist Seclusion in Roaring Downtown (PD)

Sunday, July 2

1. Tibetans in U.S. Rally Against World Bank China Loan (Reuters)
2. Tibetans Urge World Bank to Scrap China Loan Plan (Reuters)
3. Dalai Lama Speaks to Thousands (AP)
4. Concern for Tibet Carried to Washington Streets (WP)
5. Tibetan Culture Celebrated (WP)
6. Feature: Tibetan Teens Dream of Study in Beijing (PD)

Monday, July 3

1. Dalai Lama Attracts Thousands to the Mall (WP)
2. Dalai Lama urges an inward look (WT)
3. Gere, demonstrators slam China over Tibet (TOI)
4. Richard slams China over Tibet (HT)

Tuesday, July 4

1. Albright Tells Dalai Lama of Recent Talks in China (Reuters)
2. Dalai Lama meets with Albright, talks about self-governance (AP)
3. Impending loan decision casts shadow over Dalai Lama visit (CNN)
4. Dalai Lama Draws Crowd to Washington (WP)

Wednesday, July 5

1. Go West, Young Man: (World Bank Project - Dulan)
2. Dalai Lama addresses thousands in Washington (AFP)
3. Dalai Lama praises Albright following talks (AFP)
4. World Bank Reputation Threatened (CTC)
5. Time for action (Letter to Editor Re: WPC Calgary) (NP)

Thursday, July 6

1. World Bank Foes Say Plan Hurts Tibet (CBS)
2. World Bank to meet on controversial China project (AFP)
3. Talking with the Dalai Lama: Producer's note (CBC)
4. UN's Shoddy Treatment of Tibet: Opinion Editorial - (Boston Globe)
5. China says roof of the world is heating up, spelling misfortune (AFP)
6. Pro-Tibet protests mar Zhu's Euro visit (AFP)

Thursday, July 6 (2)

1. World Bank Management continues to back controversial Qinghai resettlement project (TIN)
2. Bending Rules in China (WP)
3. A Misguided World Bank Project (NYT)
5. World Bank set to approve China loan with changes (Reuters)

Friday, July 7

1. World Bank loan for Tibet resettlement falls apart (UPI)
2. World Bank Drops Tibetan Resettlement Project (ICT )
3. Tibet movement claims victory as China withdraws World Bank funding request for Tibet resettlement project (FTC)
4. China to implement Qinghai component of the China western poverty Reduction project with its own resources (WB)
5. European Parliament resolution on the Western China Poverty Reduction Project and the future of Tibet (EP)

Friday, July 7 (2)

1. Tension in Lhasa on Dalai Lama's birthday (TIN)
2. China withdraws from World Bank project (TIN)
3. China furious as World Bank resettlement plan collapses (AFP)
4. Canada Tibet Committee, National Office Statement regarding World Bank decision on Tibet July 7, 2000 (CTC)

Saturday, July 8

1. Tibetans celebrate victory in front of World Bank (Reuters)
2. World Bank rejects loan program for Tibet resttlement (Kyodo)
3. Bank debacle seen bringing ``tougher'' China project (Reuters)
4. Letter to the Editors

Sunday, July 9

1. Tibetan activists target British ... (IPS)
2. World bank out of Qinghai component of ... (IPS)

Monday, July 10

1. European March For Tibet : Crossing The Alps, Day 1
2. China criticizes World Bank's rejection of loan ...

Tuesday, July 11

1. Arunachal floods -- dam breach in Tibet, China `hushed' it up (IE)
2. India blames flash floods on Chinese dam (AFP)

Wednesday, July 12

1. Tibetan Tragedy (Time)
2. The Dalai Lama: 'It's Time to Prepare New Leaders' (Time)
3. The Price of Protest (Time)

Thursday, July 13

1. SNAC to host Tibetan performers (WFP)
2. Rally Mission from New York to Washington DC

Friday, July 14

1. More world, less bank (WT)
2. China blasts European Parliament over Tibet resoution (AFP)
3. China trying alternatives to one-child policy: US official (AFP)

Monday, July 17

1. China accuses Europe of aiding Tibet independence (Reuters)
2. 26 Tibetans arrested for illegal Himalayan crossing (AFP)
3. Journeying to the roof of the world (TD)

Tuesday, July 18

1. Dalai Lama set for Ulster (BT)
2. Two extremes, one fate (Ha-arets)
3. Int'l Symposium on Tibetan Medicine Closes (Xinhua)

Wednesday, July 19

1. China: World Bank pullout from project cools ties ...(IPS)
2. Human Rights, International Political, Domestic Political

Thursday, July 20

1. Destruction of Tibetan Culture through a New Socialist Culture (DIIR)
2. Shutting its doors on the Dalai Lama:the UN's Millenium peace summit of spiritual leaders
3. Quake prediction gives town shakes (TA)

Sunday, July 23

1. 54 Tibetans arrested for illegally entering Nepal (AFP)
2. China says military ties with Pakistan no cause for Indian concern (AFP)

Monday, July 24

1. Dulan project 'threat' to Tibetan culture (TNS)
2. Dances from the Roof of the World To:
3. Prix Jeunesse 2000
4. Boy monk's enlightened path to Playstation (TA)

Tuesday, July 25

1. Faith & reason: the wheel of karma: a tale of two Buddhisms;
2. Getting To Know The General

Wednesday, July 26

1. Summary of events leading to the cancellation of the China Western Poverty Reduction Project

Wednesday, July 26 (2)

1. Mother allowed to visit son in Tibet jail (RH)
2. 'No Problem' With Dalai Rep (SAPA)
3. The UN Must Recognize the Dalai Lama (GM)

Saturday, July 29

1. Dalai Lama not invited to peace gathering at U.N. (AP)
2. Kiwi holy child gives up his Gameboy (SMH)

Monday, July 31

1. Dalai Lama's snub at U.N. Conference stirs contoroversy
2. 'Regard Tibet, Taiwan disputed territories' (TNS)

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