Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
to current coverage of Tibet unrest in world media which China called "biased" you can get here as probably in many other places.

One typical piece:

BEIJING, March 18 (Xinhua) -- Dharamsala became the epicenter of lies.
The northern Indian resort unfortunately has become a site from which the government-in-exile churned out groundless fabrications since the riot in Lhasa.

From flat denials to completely false accusations, Dalai tried to wash itself of the brutal violence, which was his orchestration, now he is ready to quit. What a drama!

Repeated inconsistencies between what Dalai says and what he does ended up leaving all in disbelief. Dalai claimed "non-violence", but furtively stoked bloodshed in Lhasa, he claimed "culture genocide" in the face of a thriving Tibet with a well-protected culture, and he even claimed to "serve" the Tibetan people whom his clique have chosen to victimize.

When a fox tries to play angel, its tail will eventually stick out.

Hard evidence, mounted by the Chinese government, tells that the Dalai clique was the hand behind the bloody Lhasa riot.

On the same day that 300 invective and aggressive monks from the Zhaibung Monastery ventured into downtown Lhasa, groups of monks started "Marching to Tibet" across the border in India. Since then, batons held by the Dalai clique have presented a chorus of brutality.

The Dalai clique maintained real-time contacts, sources say, through varied channels with the rioters in Lhasa, and dictated instructions to his hard core devotees and synchronized their moves.

Rioters came with backpack full of stones and inflammable liquids. They were well-organized, not out of spontaneity, as the Dalai clique claimed.

Innocent people were burnt to horrid piles of scorched flesh and skeletons by the mob, who resorted to nothing near peaceful protests, as the Dalai clique asserted.

Sources told Xinhua that rogues and ruffians were even paid to join the riot, and rewarded upon the degree of destruction they inflicted.

Of course, the maroon-cassocked monk seized every chance to deny link to these all, and blatantly called for investigations into his own drama. But how could such senseless calls sound right to any sensible member of the international community?

Even to such a man who spewed many baseless remarks, the Chinese government didn't shut the door of dialogue.

"We have made it clear that as long as the Dalai is willing to give up his propositions for so-called Tibetan independence, and as long as the Dalai recognizes that Tibet is an inalienable part of Chinese territory and that Taiwan is an inalienable part of Chinese territory, our door for dialogue with him is wide open," Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said on Tuesday.

"We need to watch what the Dalai Lama does. It is up to his actions," Wen said.

So a word for Dharamsala: no more lies.

Copyright: Xinhua

It seems some here are too eager to believe in such nonsense.

by FarEasterner on Sat Mar 22nd, 2008 at 12:04:32 PM EST

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