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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/630158/local-government-lost-its-nerve-says-expert-region
  2. Dalai Lama's claims laughable, says media

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing yesterday rejected an accusation by the Dalai Lama that some monks involved in the Lhasa riots were disguised mainland armed police, saying the exiled Tibetan ... on the internet was taken at least three years ago. It showed officers of the People's Armed Police (PAP) carrying Tibetan monks' robes. The Dalai Lama said on Saturday that Beijing had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632489/dalai-lamas-claims-laughable-says-media
  3. Wen calls on Dalai Lama to preach calm

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... on March 14, the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), a 'hardline organisation openly supporting Tibetan independence', decided to 'set up guerillas to infiltrate Tibet and start armed ... Choi Chi-yuk in Vientiane and Raymond Li Talks could follow Tibetan spiritual leader's use of influence on rioters, premier says Premier Wen Jiabao has urged the Dalai Lama to use his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632025/wen-calls-dalai-lama-preach-calm
  4. Officials keep silent on reports of dead protesters in Gansu

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... On Tuesday, Premier Wen Jiabao said Beijing would talk to the Dalai Lama- whom he labelled a hypocrite- but he must first renounce all forms of Tibetan independence. The Gansu reports indirectly ... and contained. Yesterday, Canadian television network CTV broadcast footage of Tibetans- some on horseback- protesting in an unidentified town in Gansu, demanding independence for Tibet. They galloped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/630647/officials-keep-silent-reports-dead-protesters-gansu
  5. Verbal attack against Dalai Lama heats up

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing stepped up its attack on the Dalai Lama yesterday, saying the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader was spreading rumours to hide his 'guilty conscience'. ... to give the impression that Tibetans were instigating the riots. The Dalai Lama had said: 'In one picture we see a [monk] holding a sword, but it is not a traditional Tibetan sword. We know ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632128/verbal-attack-against-dalai-lama-heats
  6. Activists threaten Games protests

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson and Ng Tze-wei in Beijing Global groups call for clean-up on rights International protest groups yesterday urged the central government to clean up its human rights record over the next nine months or face mass protests at next year's B ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/614010/activists-threaten-games-protests
  7. Dalai Lama's claims exposed as laughable, says media

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing yesterday rejected an accusation by the Dalai Lama that some monks involved in the Lhasa riots were disguised as mainland armed police, saying the exiled Tibetan ... on the internet was taken at least three years ago. It showed officers of the People's Armed Police (PAP) carrying Tibetan monks' robes. The Dalai Lama said on Saturday that Beijing had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632483/dalai-lamas-claims-exposed-laughable-says-media
  8. Beijing says Games terror plots foiled

    Posted Apr 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the plotters were based in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region . One of the cells was under the direct command of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), Mr Wu said. Beijing has blamed the movement - which seeks an independent homeland for Turkic-speaking people in Central Asia, including Xinjiang - for violence in the Muslim-dominated autonomous region. The 10-member cell intended ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/633336/beijing-says-games-terror-plots-foiled
  9. Independence bid in Xinjiang unlikely to succeed: expert

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng The East Turkestan Independence Movement is a diverse and loose grouping of Uygur activists, and their objective of establishing an independent Xinjiang has little chance ... the East Turkestan Independence Movement was at an initial development stage without a mature political programme, and lagged far behind sophisticated terrorist groups in the Middle East. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/646782/independence-bid-xinjiang-unlikely-succeed-expert
  10. Gansu Tibetan unrest contained: witnesses

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok in Beijing and Zhuang Pinghui Han-owned shops closed as provincial head blames violence on Dalai Lama The Tibetan independence protests in Gansu's Xiahe county appear ... on the mainland to have felt the effects of the most severe Tibetan pro-independence unrest in almost two decades. Gansu governor Xu Shousheng confirmed in Beijing yesterday that unrest had broken out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/630273/gansu-tibetan-unrest-contained-witnesses

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