Friday, September 30, 2016

Václav Havel et al

Václav Havel is a former president of the Czech Republic; His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism; André Glucksmann is a philosopher; Vartan Gregorian is President of Carnegie Corporation of New York; Mike Moore is a former Director of the World Trade Organization; Karel Schwarzenberg is a former foreign minister of the Czech Republic; Desmond Tutu is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate; Grigory Yavlinsky is Chairman of the Russian United Democratic Party, Yabloko.

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Death in Lhasa

On April 8, following a closed trial, the Municipal Intermediate People’s Court in Lhasa sentenced two Tibetans to death for their role in last March's protests against Chinese rule. If China is to ga… read more

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A Peace of Water

Both Israelis and Palestinians are beginning to believe that the negotiations re-launched two years ago to determine the future of Palestine are going nowhere. As a result, it is vitally important to … read more

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Tibet’s Peace of the Grave

Governments around the world are urging the Chinese government to exercise the “utmost restraint” in dealing with the current protests in Tibet. But that is far too weak a response.

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Europe Needs Solidarity Over Cuba

March 18 marks the fifth anniversary of the Cuban regime's brutal crackdown on dissidents, with most of the 75 arrested still languishing in prison. Just as the solidarity of outsiders helped bring ab… read more

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