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Tibet Update
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A possible boycott of the opening ceremony for the Olympics in Beijing is one possible repercussion of a recent Chinese crackdown on protests over Tibet. The U.S. and the European Union have both urged China to start negotiations with Tibet’s Dalai Lama. He lives in Dharamsala, India, where Tibet’s government-in-exile is headquartered. Host Peggy Wehmeyer talks with reporter Peter Aronson, who also lives in Dharamsala. He says the Tibetans there are angry over China’s harsh rule over Tibet and have been planning their protests for quite some time to coincide with the run-up to the Olympics and possibly during the Olympics.
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