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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.

Monday, May 10, 2004

China Letter News Digest

China Letter News DigestA "China Letter" Digest of News items that are too noteworthy to go unnoticed but too numerous to comment on every one.

TheStar.com - `Ordinary as daylight': "The Dalai Lama is revered as a successor to Gandhi, or dismissed as a 'hot tub' guru of a disillusioned generation Thousands tur"

The Tibetan Photo Project
For anyone intersted in Tibet can I highly recommend the Tibetan Photo project.

The website has a number of photo galleries offering some excellent glimpses into Tibetan life.

TheStar.com - A meeting with the Dalai Lama: "And he believes he will one day return to Tibet, claiming the Chinese communist regime is slowly changing. However, he adds: 'We hope for the best; we prepare for the worst.'"

The Globe and Mail:Giggle like the Dalai Lama : "It boasts the population base, it is developing the economic base and it possesses the military power, particularly nuclear weaponry.
'Now what [it] really needs, what's really missing, is the moral authority.'"