Desmond Tutu

British Ministers Barred from Meeting Dalai Lama

Documentary series Dispatches reported this week on Chinese pressure to prevent national and local officials from meeting with the Dalai Lama (British I.P. address required) during his visit to Britain earlier this year. The...

Dalai Lama Criticizes China Through Web Chat

The Dalai Lama criticized China’s censorship while video chatting with Desmond Tutu amid claims that China prevented him from traveling to South Africa. Al Jazeera reports: The Dalai Lama has slammed censorship in China as...

Dalai Lama Refused South African Visa

Purportedly under Chinese pressure, South Africa has denied the Dalai Lama a visa to attend a conference on fighting xenophobia and racism.  From The Irish Times: Several Nobel peace prize laureates have threatened to boycott a...

Video: China, Burma and Desmond Tutu

A round-up of video items one China’s role in the Burmese government’s crackdown on protestors, starting with South African peace activist Desmond Tutu‘s threat to boycott the Beijing Olympics if China fails to support the freedom for people in Burma, issued at a press conference in Gothenburg, Sweden on September 28th.

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