Thursday, November 6, 2008

96 Hours

Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, says he is giving up on talks with China about autonomy, adding that his faith in the Chinese government is becoming "thinner and thinner."

He also said that suppression in Tibet is increasing and that he cannot pretend everything is OK.

China accuses him of secretly promoting Tibetan independence. The Dalai Lama says he seeks greater autonomy for Tibet to preserve its unique Buddhist culture.

20 hours ago: WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 5: U.S. President George W. Bush walks from the White House Rose Garden back to the Oval Office after making a statement regarding the presidential election November 5, 2008 in Washington, DC. President Bush congratulated Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) on his victory.

Best of the Roses
(and Hope for Tibet like the U.S. Enjoys),
John French

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