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WTN Archives: June, 2002

Published by the Canada Tibet committee

Saturday, June 1

1. Tibetan group blasts China for its exclusion from Earth summit
2. UN committee rejects pro-Tibetan group's bid to attend Earth Summit
3. Keith Locke's Speech on the Dalai Lama's Visit to NZ
4. WORLD IN FOCUS Interview with His Holiness The Dalai Lama
5. Meeting of the minds draws Dalai Lama
6. Letters to the editor
7. Tibet Trip

Sunday, June 2

1. Travel: Traditions in exotic Tibet survive under Chinese rule
2. Tibet CPC Chief to Visit Australia
3. Lambasting Legchog: A cycle of protest
4. Panchen Lama Extends Festive Greetings to Children
5. Murdoch co publishes Dalai Lama
6. Book Reviews PICK OF THE WEEK
7. Tibet group attacks mayor
8. Tibet: A journey of the spirit

Monday, June 3

1. Demolition continues at the Serthar Buddhist Institute
2. Jubilee in brief - Symbolic gift from Tibetans
3. Dalai Lama Deeply Inspired by Late British Queen Mother
4. Tibetan Opera in Tibetan Life
5. Tibetan Nationality
6. Buddhist teaches Tibetan language at WCC

Tuesday, June 4

1. The Prince of Wales receives a Sand Mandala
2. Jubilee in Brief - Monks' gift of harmony to Prince
3. Tibetan tribute
4. Tibetan boy says good-bye to Colo.
5. Blossoming spring promises valuable fruit
6. Tibet Issues Commemorative Envelopes

Wednesday, June 5

1. Chinese official's visit slammed
2. Downer to raise human rights with Chinese official in Tibet
4. Tibet Gets Help With Highway Construction
5. Moderate quake rocks Nepal-Tibet border

Thursday, June 6

1. Fear in the Shadow of the Himalayas China Throttles All Opposition in Tibet
2. Downer Capitulates to Beijing Agrees to Meet China's Tibet Controller
3. Words apart in Tibet
4. Metaphor for Tibetan freedom: Protests against Legchog

Friday, June 7

1. Tibetan herders yearn for long-gone Dalai Lama
2. Foreign Minister to meet with Dalai Lama in 2003=20
3. Confirmation of sentence for orphanage director
4. Australia slammed over Tibet policy
5. Lord Mayor to see Tibet Governor
6. Beyond Shangri-La III

Saturday, June 8

1. Spiritual Survival In a Consumer Age
2. Australia gets flak for hosting Tibet's 'Enforcer'
3. Tourism plan for Buddhist areas
4. Australia urges Tibet's Chinese rulers to improve human rights
5. Australia wants to extend rights program to Tibet: Downer

Sunday, June 9

1. Society consecrates Tibetan-style stupa in Malacca
2. TERRORISM: U.S. has support of India and Pakistan

Monday, June 10

1. Jail agony recalled in protest at visit
2. Two Tibetan orphanage teachers jailed for spying: rights group
3. Save those trees in the rest house
4. The Dalai Lamathon

Tuesday, June 11

1. Dalai Lama arrives in Shimla today
2. China's handpicked Panchen Lama visits Lhasa for second time
4. Teachers receive long prison sentences on espionage charges
5. $75b allocated for Shangri-La project
6. Lamps in the Jokhang Monastery

Wednesday, June 12

1. Dalai Lama in Shimla
2. China encourages people with skills, education to Western region
3. Border lake attracts bird watchers

Thursday, June 13

2. Dalai Lama' security reviewed
3. Group to perform traditional Tibetan songs
4. China President Starts Visit to Estonia
5. Wise man shares his thoughts
6. 11th Panchen Lama Pays Homage to Jokhang Temple

Friday, June 14

1. Party chiefs fête their Panchen Lama
2. Coalition for Human Rights in China to hold Friday Rally in NYC at Iceland Consulate

Saturday, June 15

1. War Resister Becomes Savior of Tibet's Literature
2. China Political Prisoners Said Freed
3. New reports on Tibetan prisoners following May 1998 Drapchi protests
4. Green activists call for change in people's lifestyle
5. 11th Panchen Lama Returns to Shigatse
6. Controversial Tibet Exhibition Finds New Home

Saturday, June 15 (2)

1. War Resister Becomes Savior of Tibet's Literature
2. China Political Prisoners Said Freed
3. New reports on Tibetan prisoners following May 1998 Drapchi protests
4. Green activists call for change in people's lifestyle
5. 11th Panchen Lama Returns to Shigatse
6. Controversial Tibet Exhibition Finds New Home

Monday, June 17

1. Dalai Lama to visit Croatia (AFP)
2. Activists to march across Himalayas to protest Chinese rule of Tibet (AFP)
3. China frees two Tibetan nuns before end of their sentences: group (AFP)
4. War Resister Becomes Savior of Tibet's Literature (NYT)

Tuesday, June 18

1. China Urges Tibetan Exiles to Return but Keeps Shifting Rules (ICT)
2. TIBET IT ISN'T (New York Post)
3. Organised Crime cashes in on wildlife (The Scotsman)
4. 11th Panchen Lama Attends Buddhist Rite (People's Daily)
5. The Passing of a Terton Chime Rigdzin Rinpoche(1922-2002)

Wednesday, June 19

1. China's handpicked Panchen Lama praises modernisation in home city (AFP)
2. Pro-Tibet demo haunts visit of Chinese president to Lithuania (AFP)
3. SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET - discussion with Lhakpa Tsamchoe

Thursday, June 20

1. British Actress urge more support for Tibet
2. Gyaltsen Dolkar released (TCHRD)
3. It is up to the Dalai Lama says TAR official (Xinhua)

Friday, June 21

1. Geshe Sonam Phuntsok's continued detention raises concern (TCHRD)
2. Chief Kalon to make first official visit to North America
3. Dalai Lama to visit Czech Republic, Slovenia, Croatia (AFP)
4. Senior Monk Says Jiang Urged Temple To Help Boost Religious Interests (SCMP)

Saturday, June 22

1. Tibetans' body to invite MLAs to meet Dalai Lama (Tribune News Service)
2. China asks Dalai to stop attempts to split Tibet (PTI)
3. Tibetan Lawmaker Meets Belgian Guests (Xinhua)
4. Tibetan Official Meets German Guest (Xinhua)
5. Tibetan Leader Meets Mexican Politician (Xinhua)

Sunday, June 23


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Friday, June 28

1. Tibetan nun and political prisoner Ngawang Choezom released (TIN)
2. China should give Tibetans more say in development, culture: UN (AFP)
3. China Announces $40M Tibet Project (AP)
4. Int'l Groups Calls for Cooperation with Tibet (Xinhua)
5. Chinese Town Stakes Its Claim to Lost Paradise (LAT)

Saturday, June 29

1. Dalai Lama's brother to make first visit to Tibet in 50 years (RFA)
2. Foreign donors must ensure Tibetans real beneficiaries says Dharamsala (TGIE)
3. Amnye Machen Institute turns 10
4. Tibet Receives 90 Million US Dollars in Grants (PD)

Sunday, June 30

1. Dalai Lama arrives in Czech Republic (AFP)
2. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Slovenia: The Power of Compassion
3. Tibetans take lesson in democracy : Duo learning how to draft legislation
4. Tibetan Catholics (LAT)

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