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Heavily Guarded Olympic Torch Is Conveyed Through Tibetan Capital

June 16, 2018
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BEIJING, June 21 — Under tight security Saturday, the Olympic torch relay wound through the Tibetan capital of Lhasa, where deadly rioting in March has left a climate of fear and a heavy police presence.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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BEIJING, June 29 — Chinese officials will hold a second round of meetings early next month with envoys of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, state media reported Sunday.

(Washington Post — 7 August, 2008)
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BEIJING, July 5 — Envoys for the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, said Saturday that their meetings with Chinese officials in the past week were so disappointing that they could not even get the Chinese to agree to issue a joint statement committing both sides to further talks.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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GEZA, China — Her elder sister is the first to rise, bringing in wood to light the cooking fire and setting water to boil for yak butter tea. Her mother is next, grabbing clumps of freshly picked dandelion greens from a metal tub to mix with barley powder and water to feed the pigs.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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BEIJING, Aug. 6 — Two American and two British protesters slipped through a smothering Olympic security net Wednesday, climbed a pair of lamp posts and unfurled banners demanding freedom for Tibet near the new national stadium where the Beijing Games are to open Friday night.

(Washington Post — 6 August, 2008)
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Nation’s intense efforts to block protests that would mar Olympic Games are challenged by those bent on diverting attention to a wide variety of issues. (MSNBC — 13 hours ago)
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