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<-Back to WTN Archives WTN ARCHIVE - March, 2001

WTN Archives: March, 2001

Thursday, March 1

1. Twin Cities Tibetans gear up for Dalai Lama's visit (ST)
2. Ticket nearly gone (ST)
3. Statement Of Kalon T.C. Tethong On Tibetan Opposition To Beijing Olympic Games (DIIR)
4. Jamming of foreign broadcasts stepped up in propaganda drive (TIN)
5. China's Strategy of Weakness (FEER)
6. UNPO adopted a resolution on Eastern Turkestan and Tibet
7. Chanting and Rockin' to Appease the Elements

Friday, March 2

1. Tibetan exiles oppose China's Olympic bid (AFP)
2. United Nations Bars Tibetan From Speaking in General Assembly Hall
3. Tibetan Representative Barred from Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly
4. Fate of Bamian Buddha Statues in Afghanistan
5. Minnesota Tibetan Community Celebrates Losar

Saturday, March 3

1. The Dalai Lama's statement on the Buddha Statues in Afghanistan
2. Taliban Fire Mortars at Afghan Buddha Statues
3. Row as BP blocks debate on environment, human rights policy (AFP)
4. China-Nepal fete warming ties during king's visit (AFP)
5. Field Survey Work Starts for First Tibet Railway
6. Dropout now Buddhist lama (AFP)
7. No Chinese Olympics

Saturday, March 3 (2)

1. China at the center of Asia

Monday, March 5

1. Dalai Lama "deeply concerned" about destruction of Afghan Buddha statues (AFP)
2. Demolition of relics a joint Pakistani-Taliban plot: Afghans say (IRNA)
3. Afghan Buddhas doomed: foreign minister(AFP)
4. Tibetan Truth (IE)

Tuesday, March 6

1. Dalai Lama to visit Taipei soon (AFP)
2. Zhu gives impetus to 'go west' campaign (SCMP)
3. Hu Jintao vows to crush Tibet separatism (Reuters)

Wednesday, March 7

1. Chinese leader calls for smashing of religious dissent in Tibet (AFP)
2. Brown condemns MPs on China (AAP)
3. International Campaign for Tibet to Receive 2001 International Religious Freedom Award

Thursday, March 8

1. Tibetans Struggle to Preserve Culture, at Home and Abroad (NYT)
2. No problem with China over Karmapa: Jaswant (PTI)
3. Taleban's Act Flies in Face of Islam's Tenets

Friday, March 9

1. European Freedom March For Tibet
2. For the Olympics, Much Pondering Over Crucial Choices (IHT)
3. Tibetan NPC Deputies Hail Construction of Qinghai-Tibet Railway (PD)
4. Teen-age Karmapa raises controversy over wearing shoes in shrine (AP)

Saturday, March 10

1. Statement of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the Forty-Second Anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising - March 10, 2001

Saturday, March 10 (2)

1. China warns council over Tibet flag raising Annual ceremony to go ahead despite embassy anger (CNJ)
2. Foreign Office bars Princess's Tibet trip (TT)
3. Beijing Employs Religious Strategy in Himalayas

Sunday, March 11

1. Dalai Lama Slams China's "Hardening Attitude"(Reuters)
2. Dalai Lama to delegate powers in name of democracy (AFP)
3. European march to mark Tibetan uprising against China (AFP)
4. Tibetans in Nepal mark anniversary of failed uprising (AFP)
5. Voices in Muslim World Decry Taliban Vow to Destroy Statues (WP)
6. Taliban Destroys Buddha Statues (AP)

Monday, March 12

1. Protesters rally for Tibet (CNN)
2. Hero of protest against China leads local march (EJ)
3. Dalai Lama calls for plebiscite in Tibet (UPI)
4. Dalai Lama blasts China's 'hardening attitude'
5. Dalai Lama says Tibet situation worsening (BBC)
6. Poll Shows Support Rate for Dalai Down (PD)
7. Dalai Lama reiterates demand for referendum in Tibet

Tuesday, March 13

1. Speech Of The President On The 42nd Anniversary Of The Uprising By Tibetan Women Against Chinese Rule
2. Peace March In Commemoration Of 42 Tibetan National Uprising Day In Tokyo
3. China's future leader: Hu he? (TI)
4. Defiant Lama to visit Taiwan (TA)
5. China Unable to Pinpoint Date for WTO Entry as Disputes Roll on (AFP)
6. IOC evaluators praise Toronto bid Canadian city gets high marks for plan to host ’08 Games (AP)
7. Buddha in Bamiyan

Wednesday, March 14

1. National autonomy law revised to support Western Development policy (TIN)
2. IOC team trapped in elevator (GM)
3. China game to stake all on Olympic race (TA)
4. Twin Cities Tibetan Buddhists will mark their day of uprising (ST)

Thursday, March 15

1. Dalai Lama to visit Taipei despite pressure from China: spokesman (AFP)
2. China slams Dalai Lama, insists channel of communication open(AFP)
3. Canadian human rights groups call on Ottawa to get tougher with China(AFP)
4. Karmapa Lama says relatives in Tibet in "uncomfortable" situation(AFP)
5. China Spends To Combat Tibet Unrest (AP)
6. 10th March in Bombay!
7. March 10. 2001. Budapest

Friday, March 16

1. The PR path to enlightenment
2. Powell Supports Tibet Coordinator Position
3. Religious freedom awards for ICT and others
5. Dalai Lama Warned Not to Be Controlled by Elements of "Tibet Independence"
6. Chinese Government Opposed to Collusion of Taiwan and Tibet Splittists

Saturday, March 17

1. Council Angers China by flying Tibetan flag
2. Quiet NPC the start of power maneuvers among China's Communist elite
3. Chyna and the Dalai Lama What the best-seller lists say about us
4. Buddha's hair' found in China
5. Stop the Torture Trade

Sunday, March 18

1. Hear Tibet Day at Stanford
2. Dalai Lama's Proposed Visit To Taiwan Harmful: Official
3. Marching for Tibet from Bologna to Florence in order to stop the Tibetan people's genocide

Monday, March 19

1. China a violent abuser of rights
2. Karmapa returns from pilgrimage
3. China Holds Firm on Conditions for Taiwan Talks
4. Sideswipe as UN envoy steps down Robinson's visits to China were occasionally stormy affairs
5. Communist movement and democracy in Nepal

Tuesday, March 20

1. Is China's next leader emerging from the shadows?
2. Statement of Kalon T.C. Tethong on the EU’s Refusal to Co-sponsor China Resolution
3. US Seeks To Condemn China on Rights
4. The Crossing

Wednesday, March 21

1. Education on the move (SCMP)
2. Report Documents Torture of Tibetan Children Under Chinese Rule
3. Analysis: U.S., China don't need to clash
4. Jamyang Norbu on Crossword Book Award Shortlist
5. The first Nepalese Oscar Entry, HIMALAYA

Thursday, March 22

1. China sentenced to death 40 a week in 1999: Amnesty
2. China condemns 40 people a week to bullet in head
3. Tibet Activists Confront Qian Qichen at State Department

Friday, March 23

1. "Mammoth transfer of resources": Tibet railway and gas pipeline
2. China's leader must be more flexible over Tibet and Dalai Lama
3. Britain denounces rights abuses in China, Zimbabwe, at UN forum
4. Religious meet slams Dalai Lama

Saturday, March 24

1. "A kind of charade": monks bribed to take part in official celebration, security clampdown for 10 March anniversary
2. Tibetan Guides Arrested While Returning to Tibet
3. Tourism to Grow into NO.1 Industry in Tibet
4. Border Trade Thrives in Tibet

Sunday, March 25

1. Tibetan Lamas To Perform Ritual To Stop Earthquakes
2. Chinese men threaten 'lake of free love' where women rule
3. Angst on screen
4. Tibet Official Says Dalai Lama to Meet Taiwan President Despite China Protest

Monday, March 26

1. A struggle for enlightenment
2. In the presence of His Holiness
4. Website sheds light on karma
5. Tibetans Interested in Current Affairs

Tuesday, March 27

1. China Tries To Jam Foreign Radio
2. Who will condemn China?
3. The Dalai Lama's message on the 10th anniversary of the inception of the VOA Tibetan Service
4. Nepal slow to tap Chinese tourists
5. Karmapa visits Rewalsar shrines
6. No Olympics in China
7. Letter to the Editor

Wednesday, March 28

1. Taiwan Welcomes Dalai Lama's Religious Visit
2. BP Amoco rejects activists' proposal
3. Sad but Not Surprising

Thursday, March 29

1. Dalai Lama plays down Taiwan visit, says spiritual
2. Taiwan Legislator Calls for Asylum for Stranded Tibetans
4. Key U.S. Committee Approves China Olympic Resolution
7. Doctor's work comes from the heart as she cares for children in Nepal
8. Wild Yak Brigade heroes charged with selling antelope pelts

Friday, March 30

1. Dalai Lama's Trip May Roil Relations
3. Beijing likely to seethe over Dalai Lama visit to Taiwan
5. China blasts upcoming visit by Dalai Lama to Taiwan
6. Tibetan protesters want China condemned for human rights abuses

Saturday, March 31

1. Dalai Lama visit a new test for Taiwan-China relations
2. Dalai Lama visit angers China
3. Dalai Lama says democracy solution for Tibet issue
4. China raps Dalai Lama's Taiwan visit
5. Protestors clash with riot police outside Dalai Lama's hotel
6. Dalai Lama arrives in Taiwan for 10-day visit

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