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WTN Archives: May, 2002

Published by the Canada Tibet committee

Wednesday, May 1

1. The Shadow Circus: The CIA in Tibet
2. Tibetan Torture Survivors to Testify before Congress as Chinese Vice President Meets Bush Administration (ICT)
3. Washington's Wooing Hu -- But Here's What Matters (WP)
4. China's Hu Faces Protests in Washington (Reuters)
5. China, EU Jointly Launch Project in Tibetan Rural Areas (PD)
6. Relief Rushed to Snowstorm Victims in Tibet(Xinhua)
7. Reporter Fired After Accusing Hong Kong Paper of Self-Censorship (WP)

Thursday, May 2

1. Demolition of Lhasa’s historical buildings Tibetans appeal to the world for help (DIIR)
2. Passang Lhamo, Tibetan nun and former political prisoner Remarks to the Congressional Human Rights Caucus U.S. House of Representatives
3. A Tibetan Nun's Plea For Her Jailed Sisters (WP)
4. Hu held private discussions with the congressional leadership yesterday (AFP)
5. Chinese vice president snubs Rep. Pelosi (SFC)
6. Tibet authorities encourage exiles to return (TIN)
7. Tibetan centre, cancer society join hands (TNS)

Friday, May 3

1. Council pulls Dalai Lama welcome mat (TA)
2. Dalai Lama snub row (HS)
3. Tibetan PM¹s appeal to UNESCO (TNS)
4. Brown University Student is the Winner of the First ICT Light of Truth Essay Contest (ICT)
5. The lifelong trudge to a state of wonder and serenity (ST)

Saturday, May 4

1. Lama backing (HS)
2. Dalai Lama refusal not linked to race, says Mayor (TA)
3. Chinese authorities raze homes in historic center of Lhasa (AFP)
4. Planned ‘Miss Tibet’ Contest Sparks Controversy (RFA)
5. ICT Publishes Chinese-Language Journal on Tibet (ICT)
6. Chinese vice president upbeat during visit to S.F. (SFC)
7. Pawo Thupten Ngodup: Man behind the martyr

Monday, May 6

1. Senior Rinpoche detained on "bombing" charges (TIN)
2. Free Tibet protests haunt HU throughout his San Francisco visit
3. ‘The Light Never Goes Out’ (AW)
4. Why I Was Fired in Hong Kong (WP)

Tuesday, May 7

1. All Party Indian Parliamentary Forum for Tibet elected (TPPRC)
2. Convenor Buddhism finds a new home Down Under (SA)
3. Fight To Free Tibet - The Heroic Life of Ani Panchen

Wednesday, May 8

1. What is it about the Dalai Lama that inspires people to work for free? (The Age)
2. Group Says Chinese Arrested Lama
3. State Department Monitoring Tenzin Delek Rinpoche's Case
4. Tibetans learn political-ese from Capitol experts
5. The Terror In Nepal

Thursday, May 9

1. Lama censored to mollify Chinese
2. Monk says thanks for the friendship, but hold the lobster
3. International Religious Freedom Commission Says China Continues to Suppress Tibetan Religious Practices
5. Tibetan Buddhist monks share prayers at KC service
6. Ure host for a night of song

Friday, May 10

1. Students for Tibet host peaceful protest
2. Tibetans seek Chirac¹s support
3. Carr shamed by Tibet censorship
4. Letters to the Editor

Saturday, May 11

1. Howard urged to meet Dalai Lama
2. Senate panel approves resolution urging Ventura to discuss human rights in China
3. Australian State Govt Slammed For Censoring Tibetan Art Exhibit
4. Letters to the editor - Dalai Lama has agenda
5. The anaconda in the chandelier

Sunday, May 12

1. 'Red Poppies': The Fall of a Tibetan Warlord
2. Canada Offers Financial Aid to Tibet
3. Time passages
4. A highly personal journey

Monday, May 13

1. Conflicts threaten to spread in S. Asia
2. President Chen says Taiwan 'fit' to be independent
3. US mountaineer killed climbing Tibet's Gyachung Kang
4. Tibet Regional CPPCC in Session
5. Trade Tycoon's Descendants Work for Tibet's Prosperity
6. German MP Wishes Tibet Prosperity
7. Cremation: New Reincarnation Route for Tibetans

Tuesday, May 14

1. Don't meet Dalai Lama: China
2. China cautions against Australian leaders meeting with Dalai Lama
3. The Geelong boy who won over the Dalai Lama
4. EP Always Picks on China with Cynical Remarks
5. Win the Game, Win the Hearts

Wednesday, May 15

1. Love for mother takes escapee back to Tibet

Thursday, May 16

1. Australia snubs Dalai Lama
2. National Ban on Tibetan Human Rights Exhibition
3. Thirteen Year Panchen Lama Held Captive 7 Years
4. Take the cake
5. China Restates Opposition to Dalai Lama Visit
6. Western China to Become World-Class Destination

Thursday, May 16 (2)

1. Prayer for long life of Dalai Lama
2. Dalai Lama feels fine after month of rest, ready to travel again
3. Dalai Lama speaks with ABC Radio Australia's flagship program
4. Sellout crowd expected for Dalai Lama's visit
5. ATC Removes Exhibition From NSW Parliament:
6. Carr's censorship hypocrisy
7. Dalai Lama Welcomed by Senate as Beattie Bans Tibet Show
8. Prof. Ole Henrik Magga elected President of UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Friday, May 17

1. Chinese whispers follow Dalai Lama
2. Howard stands firm on Dalai Lama meeting
3. PM's assurance on Dalai Lama visit
4. Prominent Australians Ask Prime Minister to Meet the Dalai Lama
5. Dalai Lama show on way
6. Tibet group urges British deputy PM to try to visit Panchen Lama

Saturday, May 18

1. Tibetan exiles mark 7th anniversary of Panchen Lama "abduction"
2. Tibetans Observe 360th Anniversary of Rule by the Dalai Lamas
3. Australian PM denies he is avoiding the Dalai Lama during visit
4. US warns of danger to citizens in Nepal
5. Echoes From Dharamsala Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community

Sunday, May 19

1. Big crowds for man Howard won't meet
2. Surfing monk brings a calm influence to our shores

Monday, May 20

1. Thousands gather to hear Dalai Lama
2. Thousands join in act of faith
3. The Dalai Lama arrives
4. Spiritual leader wins love match on centre court
5. Dalai Lama launches fourth visit to Australia amid snub claims
6. Does One Chinese Foreign Minister Count For More Than 30,000 Australians in the Rain?
7. Planes, Trains and His Holiness
8. Letters to the editor
9. Wise monk happy to have boss in town

Tuesday, May 21

1. Mr Howard, meet the Dalai Lama
2. Canberra grants 'official' meeting to Dalai Lama
3. Meetings with Dalai Lama restricted
4. Dalai's award just so-so for mayor
5. Students wooed by holiday bliss
6. Holidays get Dalai Lama's blessing
7. Letters to the Editor
8. Selling the message

Wednesday, May 22

1. Why the Dalai Lama is so relevant to so many
2. PM quizzed over Dalai Lama
3. Discussion With Human Rights Delegation No Substitute for John Howard Meeting Dalai Lama
4. Mayor too busy for Dalai Lama
5. Australia admits Dalai Lama snub
6. Censored Tibet Exhibition Re-Opens at the Mori Gallery
7. THE TRUTH ABOUT TIBET - Photo exhibition
8. Bay Area Tibetans protest against China's Propaganda "Exhibit"
9. Senior Tibetan Official Meets Danish Ambassador

Thursday, May 23

1. China wants another Tibetan group excluded from UN
2. China seeks to bar third Tibetan group from UN conference
4. Dalai Lama to deliver upbeat talk to NZ teenagers
5. Tibetans congratulate East Timor on independence
6. Senate Committee to take up Panchen Lama Resolution
7. Tintin liberates Tibet in latest heroic adventure
8. Climbers follow footsteps of father, grandfather up Everest
9. 17-point agreement thrust upon Tibet by China: TYC

Thursday, May 23 (2)

1. PM defends Lama tour
2. Dalai Lama snub rude
3. Dalai Lama welcome in Australia, Howard tells Chinese
4. The hard road to a simple solution
5. On perplexing path beyond platitude
6. Premier event was a personal affair
7. Tibet stand curbs freedom
8. If there's a buck in it, forgive and forget
9. Australia's New Policy of Avoiding Meetings with the Dalai Lama

Friday, May 24

1. Dalai Lama's visit eagerly awaited
2. Dalai Lama to deliver upbeat talk to teenagers
3. Geelong defies China over Dalai Lama
4. PM keeps a lid on gas bid
5. Dalai Lama's rules of engagement

Friday, May 24 (2)

1. Tibetan medical centre in city soon
2. China attacks TCHRD's participation in World Summit
3. Slovenia backs one-China
4. Argentine Made Honorary Professor in Tibet
5. Obituary of the painter Amdo Jampa
6. Israeli Embassy Minister Visits Tibet
7. Chinese living in Tibet will have to learn the language
8. Law guards Tibetan language
9. Monument Erected to Commemorate Tibet Liberation

Saturday, May 25

1. Talks with China held up by Beijing: Dalai Lama
2. Don't forget Tibet
4. Bay Area Tibetans and supporters foil Chinese propaganda exhibit

Saturday, May 25 (2)

1. Dalai Lama makes plea for Tibetan autonomy
2. Tibet Communist Party Chief Visit
3. Mind games of the Dalai Lama
4. Stressed flock to Buddhism
5. Dalai Lama offers compromise over Tibet
6. Sensible diplomatic approach to China serves our interests
7. Letters to the editor

Sunday, May 26

1. Move on From Century of Bloodshed, Dalai Lama Says
2. China using Pak against India, says Farooq
3. Tibetans Celebrate the Golden Jubilee

Sunday, May 26 (2)

1. Australia shows way for China, says Dalai Lama
2. No snub as Abley defies China
3. Warm welcome for His Holiness
4. City opens its arms
5. PM jets home to row
6. 10,000 take part in blessing
7. Message changes lives
8. Children given chance at peace
9. Holy visit spark traffic chaos

Monday, May 27

1. New Zealand honours visiting Dalai Lama
2. Crowds flock in for Dalai Lama
3. Dalai Lama to meet Government ministers
4. A modern Dalai Lama tailors his message to the times
5. Protest before Dalai Lama's touchdown
6. Crowds rule Dalai Lama tour a success
7. Peace honour
8. Vagaries of vagueness
9. No Accidental Death in Tibet's Prisons

Tuesday, May 28

1. Dalai Lama urges calm as India/Pakistan trade fire
2. Prayer solutions to tensions - Dalai Lama
3. Exiled Tibetan PM pins hopes on 'liberal China'
4. Amnesty: Belfast black balloons
5. UPI hears ...
6. Beijing defends jail conditions in Tibet
7. Opposing trade, protesters gather at Tibetan event

Tuesday, May 28 (2)

1. Acting NZ PM meets Dalai Lama
3. Chilly wind but warm words
4. Dalai Lama spreads peace message
5. Dalai Lama admires Maori cultural efforts
6. Wellington marae welcomes Dalai Lama
7. Council orders 'political' Dalai Lama poster taken down
8. MP seeks recognition for Dalai Lama
9. Marlburians off to Nelson to see Dalai Lama

Wednesday, May 29

2. Dalai Lama meets NZ prime minister
3. Reverential welcome for leader
4. Religious leaders' happy reunion
5. VIP welcome for the Dalai Lama
6. Concert tribute to the 14th Dalai Lama
7. The Age - letter to the editor

Thursday, May 30

1. China tries to exclude pro-Tibetan group
2. Letters to the Editor
3. Bay Area Tibetans and supporters foil Chinese propaganda exhibit
4. Ackerman peace movement continues to grow

Thursday, May 30 (2)

1. Fine humour marks Dalai Lama's visit
2. Reaching for enlightenment
3. Remarkable visitor
4. Dalai Lama impresses Timaru man
6. Tibet star sings for Dalai Lama

Friday, May 31

2. Dalai Lama's words of peace warm crowd
3. A nation both righteous and opportunistic

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