america media try to stir the american public with anger (at least the ignorant ones).
american media lied about 9/11 and still lying aboujt it. also lie about iraq and afghanistan. what make you think they arent lying this time? oh, is it becase they accuse china?
you really think what media say about china block out western reporter is true?
i know the truth. none of your government's lying snake tongues can tarnish pure truth, no matter how many of your own people you lie to
In the chaotic hours after Lhasa erupted March 14, Tibetans rampaged through the city’s old quarter, waving steel scabbards and burning or looting Chinese shops. Clothes, souvenirs and other tourist trinkets were dumped outside and set afire as thick gray smoke darkened the midday sky. Tibetan fury, uncorked, boiled over.
Foreigners and Lhasa residents who witnessed the violence were stunned by what they saw, and by what they did not see: the police. Riot police officers fled after an initial skirmish and then were often nowhere to be found. Some Chinese shopkeepers begged for protection.
“The whole day I didn’t see a single police officer or soldier,” said an American woman who spent hours navigating the riot scene. “The Tibetans were just running free.”
what is so funny is that all your american say things that are based on american media. always cite american media sources. you people actualy believe your government-controlled crap?
Originally posted by sy.gunson
That crap. Western media spends most of it's time criticising the US Government. I never hear the Chinese media criticise China's government.
Originally posted by worldtruth
you people actualy believe your government-controlled crap?
Originally posted by biggie smalls
Courtesy of sy.gunson:
Real spark for Tibet's riots
Courtesy of Witness2008:
Hundreds of monks, nuns and local Tibetans who tried to march on a local government office in western China to demand the return of the Dalai Lama have been turned back by paramilitary police who opened fire to disperse the crowd.
Local residents of Luhuo said two people – a monk and a farmer – appeared to have been shot dead and about a dozen were wounded in the latest violence to rock Tibetan areas of China.
The demonstration began at about 4pm local time when about 200 nuns from Woge nunnery and a similar number of monks from Jueri monastery marched out of their hillside sanctuaries and walked towards the Luhuo Third District government office in the nearby town. They were swiftly joined by an estimated several hundred farmers and nomads, witnesses said.
Shouting “Long Live the Dalai Lama” and “Tibet belongs to Tibetans”, they approached the district government office. However, paramilitary People’s Armed Police swiftly appeared and ordered the crowd to turn back. Town residents reported that, in the ensuing melee, shots were fired and two people appeared to have died.
Far from heeding international calls for dialogue with the Dalai Lama, China has accused Tibet’s exiled god-king of colluding with Muslim terrorists to destabilise the country before the Olympic Games.
State-run newspapers have issued prominent leading articles that are part of a campaign to portray the Dalai Lama as the mastermind of the deadly riots that have rippled through Tibet and ethnic Tibetan communities.
In defence of the Olympic movement, Berlin had been selected before the Nazis came to power. No such excuse covers the decision to award the coveted prize to Beijing. In 1989 the Chinese government crushed the peaceful protests in Tiananmen Square as the world looked on in horror. China still secured the Olympics and a propaganda triumph and has looked forward to showing off to the world.
The authorities must have reflected that other governments are rarely brave enough to boycott the Olympics. The Berlin Games proceeded even though the Nazis had by then implemented the infamous Nuremberg laws that deprived German Jews of basic human rights.
Admittedly the Americans led a boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics because Soviet troops had stormed Afghanistan (Russian invasion bad, American invasion good). China knew that, short of marching into neighbouring territory, nothing it did would put its show at risk.
The Chinese government has defied international anger at its crackdown on Tibetan independence protests, accusing the Dalai Lama and his "splittist clique" of being out to destroy the Olympics and damage China's international reputation.
Ethnic Han Chinese were the real victims of the Tibetan riots, the Beijing authorities say, and its security forces will respond severely. This month's riots were the most intense in 20 years, shaking Lhasa and surrounding areas and leaving Beijing to repair the worst damage to its public image since the tanks rolled in central Beijing in 1989, massacring pro-democracy activists.
Originally posted by sy.gunson
Western media does not answer to one single control. More importantly the West has a culture where if the media published something untrue the people themselve have so much freedom of speech that cover-ups get uncovered.
Originally posted by worldtruth
"China has accused Tibet’s exiled god-king of..."
"No such excuse covers the decision to..."
"...the Chinese government crushed the peaceful protests..."
"and [China] has looked forward to showing off to the world."
"The Chinese government has defied..."
"...accusing the Dalai Lama and his "splittist clique" of..."
if I read this and i did not know my own country better, i would picture chinese as bunch of liars making reason-less accusations and excuses for cover stuff up and as violent people who defy international public. very sly tricky western reporters indeed. have gift of what we call smooth tongues.
Originally posted by kv001
Another disturbing trend in internet forum is people who dare criticize Dalai Lama and the violent rioting are shout down and labeled communist or supporting murder. I am neither one of those but I've learned to read between the lines and be critical.
President Bush called China's President Hu Jintao on Wednesday and raised concerns about the crackdown in Tibet, joining a growing chorus of international protests about Beijing's tough tactics.
The White House said that Bush encouraged Hu to engage in "substantive dialogue" with representatives of the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet. The president also called on China to allow access for journalists and diplomats in Tibet.
China's crackdown in Tibet is in response to the most sustained uprising against Chinese rule in almost two decades—a challenge that has put China's human rights record in the international spotlight, embarrassing and frustrating a Communist leadership that had hoped for a smooth run-up to the Olympic Games.
The White House has said that Bush would not boycott the Beijing Olympics because of the crackdown, arguing that the games are an event that are supposed to be about the athletes, not politics.
Originally posted by ikaruga
Sorry man, it's just all part of the training we receive at the PRC disinfo agent school.