Originally posted by Witness2008
Boy there sure were a lot of words put into my intentions that were not really there. I have fellow comrades also...the way we feel and think on this matter make us so. You and chinawhite are comrades in your efforts. Have you never had a comrade? I do not think I ever used in any post the word "agent". But I do question the repetative arguments when it is obvious to me you do not understand what I have posted.
Originally posted by IchiNiSan
And I'm curious why you would think our guys dislike America?
And on a side note, why you don't spend a little bit more energy in helping your own once-great country out of her current mess?
Americans really do not deserve to live in such a mess.
Why so worried? Actually "worried" is not the right term, we are more or less feeling that we should enlighten some of these brainwashed sould who (aka You and Witness etc) has only one-sided story access, biased stories from lying media.
You know, we are very compassionate folks here, and would jump into the fire to try saving you.
Fortunately my superior also know that he is paying me too less to continue trying to convince people who would never listen to the other side of the story, refusing to listen or trying to understand that life is more complex and not always black and white. And will only stubbornly hold on their beliefs, their religions.
So I'm a free man now, well yeah, you do get certain privilege if you are like. You know, I am allowed even to unlimitedly access ATS, not so special though , heard that the other 1.35b (my guesses more) here can also do that, grrrr
Originally posted by morgul
Look, do us a favor and stop accusing everyone of being under the PRC or some crap like that. I'm just an American father who works for a Norwegian programming company.
Dispatches: Undercover in Tibet
Tibetan exile Tash Despa returns to his homeland to carry out secret filming with director Jezza Neumann. Risking imprisonment and deportation, he endeavours to reveal evidence of a regime of terror in the country under Chinese occupation
Originally posted by morgul
What did you mean by weak and pathetic? I do agree if you meant in truthfulness.
The Dalai Lama's special envoy told lawmakers Thursday that China must bear full responsibility for recent violence and suffering in Tibet and said his homeland is being "brutally occupied."
"The situation today is grim," Lodi Gyari said at a Congressional Human Rights Caucus briefing.
Gyari, the top representative for the exiled leader of Tibet's Buddhists, called on senior lawmakers to make an "urgent visit" to Tibet to help show the world the misery there and to prevent China from "marginalizing" Tibetans.
Since China's crackdown last month on the largest anti-government protests in Tibet in almost two decades, Gyari said, Tibet has become, "in every sense, an occupied nation, brutally occupied."
He called for a permanent U.S. diplomatic presence in Lhasa, Tibet's capital, and an international investigation into the violence. Gyari also expressed disappointment in the United Nations, saying China's powerful influence, as a veto-wielding member of the Security Council, was causing the U.N. to "shut its eye on Tibet."
Fears that tomorrow’s Olympic flame relay through London could be disrupted by violence intensified after it emerged that eight Tibetan protesters had been shot dead by Chinese police.
Tensions are likely to be high following the latest clashes. Chinese paramilitary police opened fire on a protest by Tibetan monks and villagers in Sichuan province, near the border with Tibet. The state-run Chinese media said that the police used force as a last resort.
Witnesses said that the clash, in which dozens were wounded, erupted after an inspection team entered the ancient monastery trying to confiscate pictures of the Dalai Lama. As many as 1,000 paramilitary police were deployed. The dead were said to include a 27-year-old monk and two women.
Fresh clashes were reported between police, monks and locals in Tibetan-occupied areas of China last night, just as Beijing was hoping that trouble had been brought under control in time for the worldwide Olympic torch relay.
Police admitted opening fire as monks led a protest in the monastery town of Tonkhor in Gardze prefecture, bordering Tibet in the south-western province of Sichuan.
According to the Free Tibet Campaign, as many as eight people were killed, including at least one monk and three women.
Police confirmed only one injury, to a local government official. Their version of events gave no reason for the protest, which follows three weeks of demonstrations against Chinese rule in Tibet and surrounding regions, but insisted they acted with "restraint".
"Police were forced to fire warning shots and put down the violence, since local officials and people were in great danger," an official told the state news agency.
China's ruling Communist Party is ordering officials in Tibetan areas into political study sessions, a report said Friday, the firmest sign yet that China is using loyalty tests in areas where recent anti-government protests erupted.
The recently issued order emphasizes the need for officials to oppose Tibetan separatism, highlighting that Beijing was caught off-guard by last month's protests, the most widespread demonstrations against Chinese rule in nearly 50 years.
"The numerous party members and grass-roots officials must further launch education in opposing separatism and preserving the unity of the motherland," the state-run Xinhua News Agency said, citing a notice from the party's powerful Organization Department, which oversees personnel issues.