Police Stop U.S. Boy's Peace Protest
A 13-year-old U.S boy,
Jonathan Lee, who is campaigning for a peace park, was released from Chinese
detention along with his mother, after staging a brief protest near Tiananmen
Square in Beijing.
He is asking the China to support:
1.The end of the Korean War with the signing of a peace treaty between the two
Koreas and the U.S.
2.A nuclear free Korean peninsula.
3.The creation of a Children's Peace Forest in the DMZ. It's motto is Above
Politics, Above Borders, Above Conflicts, Above Ideology. It's all about giving
hope to people and children around the world. More......
the monks save wildlife 3-10-01 PhnomPost Cambodia
PHNOM PENH: The Prime Minister, Hun Sen wants the Buddhist way to stop the
pillage of the kingdom’s thinning wild life. "Buddhism has been strict in
disseminating dharma on wildlife protection".
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SINGAPORE - Given the propensity of women to live longer than men, and factoring
in the overall aging of Asia, watch out for a new high-growth market -- widows.
hit Iraq with 'self-defense' strike 2-17-01 CNN
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. military said a U.S.-led airstrike on Iraq Friday was
"essentially a self-defense operation." The attack, in conjunction
with British fighter aircraft, hit four targets south and one north of Baghdad,
the first strike of its kind in nearly two years.
of Myanmar talks welcomed by Madeleine Albright, U.S. Secretary of State :
CNN 01-10 Talks between Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader in Myanmar and the
country's military junta were met with cautious welcome. The U.S. was
cautious in its praise due to concerns with the military's genuineness. Suu Kyi
had been placed in isolation by the government and also faced harrassment due to
her activism for democracy. She also won the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize.