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IOC Investigates Anti-Dalai Lama Torch Relay Speech
World  (tags: olympics, china, beijing, tibet, dalai lama, human rights, 2008 )

- 4040 days ago -
BEIJING, June 25 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is investigating a speech made by Tibet's Communist Party boss at the end of last weekend's Beijing torch relay leg in Lhasa in which he denounced the Dalai Lama.
Keep Politics Out of Olympics, IOC Tells China
World  (tags: olympics, china, tibet, 2008, beijing, Human Rights )

- 4040 days ago -
In his remarks about striving for "glory of the motherland," Zhang Qingli, party secretary in Tibet, said, "we should firmly smash the plots to ruin the Beijing Olympic Games by the Dalai clique and hostile foreign forces".
China Cancels International Legs of Paralympic Torch Relay
World  (tags: china, tibet, olympics, torch relay, human rights, international )

- 4040 days ago -
Many of the international protesters were angered by China's military crackdown on violent anti-Chinese demonstrations in Tibetan areas in March.
Tell Coke: No Torch Thru Tibet!
World  (tags: coca cola, coke, ethics, corporate, responsibility, human rights, tibet, china, beijing, olympics, torch relay )

- 4105 days ago -
It is common sense for a corporation to refuse to participate in a nationalist exercise in an occupied nation with a restive population living under martial law. Such an exercise will only inflame a volatile situation, and reflect negatively on Coca-Cola.
Support the Avaaz Olympic Campaign
World  (tags: tibet, china, olympics, human rights, beijing )

- 4105 days ago -
Encourage open dialogue with China to facilitate better human rights policies, both domestic and foreign.
No Torch Thru Tibet   video
World  (tags: human rights, civil liberties, freedoms, activism, protest, beijing, china, tibet, olympics, 2008, torch, violence, propaganda )

- 4123 days ago -
Kala, grassroots coordinator for Students for a Free Tibet, debunks Chinese propaganda on Tibet and highlights the upcoming protests along the Olympic torch route. It is an outrage that China would parade the Olympic torch in Tibet after what they did!
Czech Foreign Ministry, Greens Condemn Violence in Tibet
World  (tags: human rights, czech, prague, tibet, tibetans, china, chinese, dalai lama, human rights abuses )

- 4139 days ago -
he Czech Foreign Ministry has officially condemned the violence in Tibet and the junior ruling Greens (SZ) leadership today protested against it in a letter to the Chinese ambassador to Prague.
Our Struggle Will Go on, Despite the Crackdown
World  (tags: china, tibet, tibetans, uprising, independence, struggle, human rights, freedoms, civil liberties )

- 4139 days ago -
"The riots can be seen in the light of a quiet child finally fighting back against the playground bully." -Tsering Topgyal
Fresh Tibet Protests Reported, School Children Turn Latest Victims
World  (tags: children, beaten, arrest, torture, human rights, Tibet, tibetans, dalai lama, china, chinese, military, police )

- 4138 days ago -
Around 40 Tibetan middle school children were beaten before facing arrest. The students, a TCHRD press release said, called for the Dalai Lama's return to Tibet.
Lhasa Crackdown Echoes in Both Houses of the Indian Parliament
World  (tags: human rights, freedom, world, china, tibet, india, indian, tibetan, dalai lama, lhasa )

- 4139 days ago -
The crackdown by Chinese authorities against protesters in the Tibetan capital Lhasa echoed in both houses of parliament with the government being asked to put pressure for UN intervention in the matter.
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