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OCT 17, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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In Hong Kong, no endgame for chaotic protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Three weeks ago, students at a rally stormed a fenced-off courtyard outside Hong Kong's government headquarters, triggering unprecedented mass protests for greater democracy in the semiautonomous Chinese city. [...] a movement that began as peaceful sit-ins in key business districts to press for democratic reforms has spiraled into an increasingly volatile and dangerous crisis with no ...

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OCT 16, 2014 - Reuters

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New U.N. rights boss says in talks with China on Tibet visit

GENEVA (Reuters) - The new United Nations human rights chief said on Thursday at his first media briefing in the job that he wanted to visit Tibet and was talking to Chinese authorities about a trip there.

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OCT 16, 2014 - Reuters

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U.N. rights boss says discussing visit to Tibet with Chinese

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. human rights chief said on Thursday that he was discussing with Chinese authorities a visit to the troubled region of Tibet.

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OCT 13, 2014 - The Nation

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Can China Pacify Its Restive Minorities Peacefully?

(Reuters/Petar Kujundzic) This article is a joint publication of TheNation.com and Foreign Policy In Focus. The Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti was recently sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of separatism. The former economics professor, who resided in Beijing for most of his career, is internationally known for his countless articles promoting stronger interethnic dialogue between Uighurs and China’s majority Han ...

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OCT 13, 2014 - Forbes

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"Meltdown In Tibet", Countdown On An Announced Apocalypse

Released by Palgrave (Macmillan), « Meltdown on Tibet », by traveler Michael Buckley, is an instructive book on the roof of the world. Its documentation is impeccable, and it deals with Tibet seen from a rarely tackled angle: its role in world climate. Dubbed “the third pole”, this immense area of high [...]

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