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China Letter-News and Human Rights

China human rights news with focus on the Uygur of Xinjiang, Tibetans and Tibet, Chinese mining workers, religion, corruption and censorship.

Friday, March 12, 2004

Dalai Lama to receive honorary law degree


Yahoo! News - Dalai Lama to receive honorary law degree for liberation of Tibetan people

Jewel The Dalai Lama- Courtesy AP and the BBCTenzin Gyatso better know to the world as the Dalai Lama is to receive an honorary Law degree during his visit to Canada this month.

The honour is being bestowed in recognition of his work for the peaceful liberation of the Tibetan people from Chinese rule.

I am not up to date but I will look into it and report back but my latest information is that as appeasement to the Chinese the Canadian Government has refused to recognise the visit as being anything other than a private one and have refused all official meetings between the Lama and Canadian officials.