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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, June 04, 2004

Dalai Lama's World Tour: One Leg axed

 Dalai Lama: Spiritual Leader of the Tibetan People
Russia has officially denied the granting of a visa to the Dalai Lama to attend a Buddhist forum in the internal rebublic of Kalmykia. No reasons were given but obviously Russia has bowed once again to Chinese pressure.

Despite several previous visa applications the Dalai Lama has never ben alllowed to visit Russia.

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Russian Buddhists Incensed at Dalai Lama Visa Refusal - NEWS - MOSNEWS.COM