A recent exhibit of plasticized bodies in Winnpeg has raised concerns among human rights activists who fear the source of the corpses may be prisoners of conscience from China. Here is a link to a recent opinion piece in the Winnipeg Free Press about it… http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/westview/living-must-respect-dignity-of-the-dead-113126844.html
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Spectacular Compassion: ‘Natural’ Disaster and National Mourning in China’s Tibet Charlene Makley, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Reed College, will be a Numata Program visiting speaker on Thursday, January 13, 2011, at the University of Toronto, Jackman Humanities Building 317 (4-6pm). She will deliver a lecture entitled “Spectacular Compassion: ‘Natural’ Disaster and National Mourning in... Read more »
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Cables and other documents pertaining to the Tibet situation, culled from the large pool of material released by Wiki Leaks, are available on the Canada Tibet Committee website.
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The world is grateful for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi today. Thousands of other political prisoners remain behind bars in Burma. (http://www.burmacampaign.org.uk/index.php/news-and-reports/news-stories/aung-san-suu-kyi-released-1-down-2202-to-go/2)
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