The Dalai Lama calls for a meeting of Tibetan leaders to discuss the ongoing peace talks with China. Will he find a serious partner for peace and an end to political repression in Beijing?
The New York Times reviews Tibet: Beyond Fear:
“Tibet: Beyond Fear,” on Saturday on the satellite channel Link TV, is advocacy filmmaking at its most brazen: it ends with a direct appeal from the Dalai Lama for the free-Tibet cause. But it has an emotional pull rather than a manipulative feel, thanks to the two personal stories at its center and the people who tell them.
Human Rights in China calls on Beijing to end the widespread torture in its judicial system.
And Nepal’s Maoist government says it will deport Tibetan exiles back to Tibet, which means condemning them to imprisonment and torture. But the Olympics are over so who will pay attention?
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