Tibet

Security tightened after Chinese embassy wall spray painted

  • Tue, 03/18/2008 - 12:00

US authorities tightened security on Monday around the Chinese embassy a day after its front wall was splashed with red paint and its glass windows smashed.

Dalai Lama fears reprisals from Chinese ultimatum to Tibetans to surrender; Eyewitness accounts from Lhasa

  • Mon, 03/17/2008 - 12:00

The Dalai Lama has said that he feared about the reprisals that will follow from the Chinese government's ultimatum to the Tibetans who have been demonstrating in Lhasa and other areas to surrender by midnight today.

Police Crack Down on Anti-Chinese Violence in Tibet

  • Mon, 03/17/2008 - 12:00

Vowing a harsh crackdown, Chinese police conducted house-to-house searches in central Lhasa Monday and rounded up hundreds of Tibetans suspected of participating in a deadly outburst of anti-Chinese violence, exile groups and residents reported.

Violent Tibet protests spreading in China

  • Mon, 03/17/2008 - 12:00

Defying a major deployment of Chinese security forces, ethnic Tibetan protesters unfurled their forbidden national flag and set fire to a police station as the violence that by some reports has claimed 80 lives spread into Sichuan province and other parts of western China.

LETTERS: Reject China's hypocrisy

  • Mon, 03/17/2008 - 12:00

Recently I was watching the Cable News Network and noticed how China "rejected" criticism of its human rights abuses as reported by the US.

China and Tibet: An uneasy past

  • Mon, 03/17/2008 - 12:00

There is some irony that as Hu Jintao faces what may be his biggest challenge, his recently reconfirmed position as China's president is based to a large extent on his past ability to suppress unrest in Tibet.

China Defends Response in Tibet

  • Mon, 03/17/2008 - 12:00

China raised the death toll from the violent anti-Chinese protests in Tibet last week to 16 on Monday but said security forces had avoided using lethal force, countering Tibetan exile groups who asserted at least 80 had been killed.

UNPO Statement of Solidarity

  • Mon, 03/17/2008 - 12:00

The Presidency of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), led by President Mr Ledum Mitee, expresses its solidarity on behalf of all UNPO Members with the people of Tibet in this period of extreme tension and reiterates its support for their decades-long nonviolent campaign against Chinese suppression.

The Tibet Riots: Hu Jintao is the Biggest Loser

  • Mon, 03/17/2008 - 12:00

President Hu Jintao and his “Tibet Faction” have turned out to be the biggest losers in the wake of the most horrendous disturbances in Tibet and adjacent provinces since the 1959 Tibet Insurrection.

Another Tibet Challenge for Hu Jintao

  • Mon, 03/17/2008 - 12:00

In 1988, Buddhist monks staged anti-Chinese protests in Lahsa, the capital of Tibet. When the authorities at the scene were unable to suppress the large-scale resistance, joined by the residents, Beijing dispatched one Hu Jintao, then the military commander and secretary of the Communist Party of China in the Guizhou Provincial Committee.

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