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  1. HK activists to set up Tibetan association

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Tibetan independence through their plans to create a Tibetan-Chinese Friendship Association, although they did back the Dalai Lama's pursuit of more autonomy for Tibetans. 'It ... colleagues had already appeared on Beijing's 'radar screen'. 'Although they are not openly campaigning for Tibetan independence, these so-called friendship associations can ...

  2. Local government lost its nerve, says expert on region

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... and started to adopt a hardline approach.' Tibetans' desire for independence and radical Chinese policies were the main reasons behind the outbreak of violence and remained the key issues ... Klaudia Lee A leading Tibetan scholar said he believed protests in Lhasa became violent after a security 'vacuum'. That was the period after regular police escaped attacks ...

  3. Dalai Lama chats with mainland Twitter users

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Beijing should learn from former leader Hu Yaobang's fact-based work style to solve problems in Tibet and misunderstandings between Tibetans and Han Chinese, the Dalai Lama told an online chat with mainland Twitter users yesterday. 'The real reasons behind today's disputes between Han Chinese and Tibetans were not caused by the people, ...

  4. Dalai Lama up to usual tricks: Beijing

    Posted Mar 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing. The editorial reiterated that 'the door for dialogue is always open' as long as the Dalai Lama gives up his push for Tibetan independence, stops activities to split China ...

  5. Commentary calls Tibetan group 'terrorist'

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of suicide bombers could be a measure in the development of the Tibetan independence movement'. '[The fact that it] never cares about human lives, be they innocent civilians or its own ... Kristine Kwok The mainland's propaganda campaign against supporters of Tibetan independence shows no sign of letting up, with the government mouthpiece branding the Tibetan Youth ...

  6. DPP to show films to provoke Beijing

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... displeasure. The mainland views Kadeer and the Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, as separatists. Beijing has banned the films on the grounds that they promote independence and incite ... Lawrence Chung Taiwan's pro-independence camp has decided to screen two controversial films in five cities tomorrow- National Day in the People's Republic of China- ...

  7. Beijing won't let up on the dalai lama

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... It is the first time a senior official in charge of Tibetan affairs issued such a strongly-worded statement after a spate of self-immolations by Tibetans in protest against Chinese rule. Zhu Weiqun, a vice-minister of the party's United Front Work Department responsible for managing relations with Tibetans and other minorities, issued the warning in Lhasa at a recent meeting with Tibet ...

  8. Olympic torch relay sparks controversy

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... policy in Sudan- in February. Norwegian cyclist Thor Hushovd announced last month that he might boycott the opening ceremony in response to China's treatment of Tibetans. It seems that everyone has an axe to grind when it comes to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. While protests against the Games have helped shed light on the demands of Tibetan and Uygur activists, the way demonstrators ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Feb 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ma attempts to frame Tibet as an issue of development, as does Beijing. She entirely ignores the key issue: Tibetan desire for self-rule. Ms Ma herself saw firsthand the pro-independence ... Tibet issue I refer to the article headlined 'Beijing helping Tibetans catch up with the west, says author' (January 28). It is ironic that Ma Lihua dismisses critics ...

  10. Dalai Lama not planning to meet Bush

    Posted Apr 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The Dalai Lama has no plans to meet US President George W. Bush during his trip to the US starting next Thursday, his spokesman Chhime Chhoekyapa said yesterday. The spokesman said the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader would deliver lectures and meet community leaders in Seattle, the state of Michigan and other places. 'He has no plan to go to Washington or New ...




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