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  1. All quiet on the tourism front as Lhasa struggles to find its feet after violence

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... were shopping. But few tourists could be seen. A taxi driver who specialises in the city-to-airport run said he had picked up no tourists from the airport since March 14, the day the violence ...

  2. Non-violence - The History of a Dangerous Idea

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Non-violence - The History of a Dangerous Idea by Mark Kurlansky (with a foreword by the Dalai Lama) Vintage, HK$128 Avid readers will recall that Mark Kurlansky wrote ... to 'meet deadly violence with nonviolent resistance', arguing that 'the attacker expects resistance, and when there is none he loses his 'moral balance''. The attacker ...

  3. Tibet's chief criticises mobs for violence

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Blame laid on 'Dalai Lama clique' The head of the Tibetan regional government condemned the cruelty of mobs responsible for the violence in Lhasa on Friday, ... unconscious. The chairman put the death toll in the violence of the past week at 16- 13 'innocent civilians' and three who died jumping out of buildings to avoid arrest. Dozens of police ...


    No longer isolated for Tiananmen crackdown, China pressures others to shun critics like Dalai Lama

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:11pm by Staff Reporters

    ... and avoided diplomatic exchanges with the nation. Within a month after the violence on June 4, each of the G7 countries- then the world's most powerful and wealthiest- suspended all high-level ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time for West to admit its campaign to 'free Tibet' has failed

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 06:01pm by JAMES RINALDI, KUNSANG DOLMA

    ... choice of non-violence and frequently offers feisty and vocal support to its Tibetan community. The Western "international" campaign to free Tibet must give up relying on governmental ...

  6. On a knife-edge

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... and violence outside the clothing store to pass, six young girls thought they had found safety from the rioting that broke out on the streets of Lhasa one afternoon last month. The first batch ... violence erupted and protesters rampaged through the Tibetan quarter and the commercial heart of Lhasa with little resistance from police. It was one of the worst outbreaks of violence in Tibet ...

  7. Eye of the storm

    Posted Jun 06th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... details of the bloody crackdown and shooting by troops and police during the following days and nights. The witnesses, fearing for their safety, agreed to give their accounts of how the violence ... their brains.' The violence spread like wildfire as young Tibetans, including women and middle-school students, joined in the destruction and looting. One of the witnesses was chased and stones were ...

  8. HK, foreign media in guided tour of Lhasa

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... no proof of how the rioters made their plans, or collected or distributed their weapons. The video focused on the violence and damage done by the rioters. And during the critical hours - from 1pm ...

  9. News - China - ETHNIC MINORITIES

    China says it will try to silence the Dalai Lama in Tibetan homeland

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 02:18pm by Reuters, Staff Reporter

    ... espousing violence. Chen said the party would seek to expose the Dalai Lama's "hypocrisy and deception and his "reactionary plots". China has long defended its iron-fisted rule ...

  10. 19 killed in Lhasa so far, says state media

    Posted Mar 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... resident. 'I'm not a supporter of violence and I oppose attacking people just because they're Han,' he said, referring to the country's majority Han Chinese population. ... in the restive Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region called yesterday for increased vigilance against violence. 'No matter whether it's Tibetan independence, Xinjiang independence or Taiwanese ...




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