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ellisonz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-25-11 04:33 PM
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4. Of course not...
It's very difficult for journalists or diplomats to even get into Tibet.

Allow journalists, diplomats in Tibet, China told

28 September 2011
Press Trust of India

WASHINGTON, 28 SEPT: The USA has appealed to China to allow access to journalists and diplomats in Tibetan areas as it expressed serious concern over recent reports of self-immolation of two monks there.

We are seriously concerned by reports of two recent self-immolations of monks from the Ngaba Kirti monastery in China's Sichuan province, the State Department said in a statement.

In light of the continuing underlying grievances of China's Tibetan population, We again urge Chinese leaders to respect the rights of Tibetans, to address policies in Tibetan areas that have created tension, and to protect Tibetans' unique religious, cultural and linguistic identity, it said.

The statement also said: We continue to urge the Chinese government to allow access to Tibetan areas of China for both journalists and diplomats.
After the self-immolations in protest, authorities have reportedly banned public gatherings and text messages through mobile phones.

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  -Another Tibetan monk set himself alight in China ellisonz  Oct-25-11 04:06 PM   #0 
  - And the wheel turns.  WheelWalker   Oct-25-11 04:20 PM   #1 
  - Free Tibet. Nt  xchrom   Oct-25-11 04:21 PM   #2 
  - Will the MSM report this as often as they air the video of Ghadafi's death? n/t  Jefferson23   Oct-25-11 04:23 PM   #3 
  - Of course not...  ellisonz   Oct-25-11 04:33 PM   #4 
  - i wonder if China is getting worse with treatment of people  JI7   Oct-25-11 04:37 PM   #5 
  - They're nervous.  ellisonz   Oct-25-11 04:44 PM   #7 
  - i wonder if China is getting worse with treatment of people  JI7   Oct-25-11 04:37 PM   #6 
  - Saigon  sulphurdunn   Oct-25-11 04:59 PM   #8 
  - Tunisia  ellisonz   Oct-25-11 05:10 PM   #9 
     - Yea. When people afraid  sulphurdunn   Oct-25-11 05:20 PM   #10 
        - "Revolution is not a dinner party." - Sun Yat-Sen  ellisonz   Oct-25-11 05:43 PM   #11 
  - Unfortunately, I doubt that China wil even bat an eye. They will burn 1000 monks for the natural  McCamy Taylor   Oct-25-11 06:08 PM   #12 
  - you're one of those who believes CIA that CHINA is the ENEMY!  KoKo   Oct-25-11 06:43 PM   #14 
     - Yeah, the PRC just loves democracy, human rights, and apple pie...  ellisonz   Oct-25-11 07:17 PM   #15 
  - It's hard times, these days for folks who have "moral principles."  KoKo   Oct-25-11 06:40 PM   #13 
  - Video from Aba, Tibet - Showing riot police in the street.  ellisonz   Oct-26-11 01:52 AM   #16 

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