(June 8, 1992) Ms. Dai Qing, who is studying at Harvard University, was refused entry to China before the Tiananmen Square anniversary, but returned to spend the summer with her family. Advertisements
(Jun. 4, 1992) Chinese Prime Minister Mr. Li Peng has personally intervened to allow dissident journalist Ms. Dai Qing to return to China to visit her relatives.
“Fear by the North of environmental degradation provides the South the leverage that did not exist before.”
(June 1, 1992) A student leader who fled China after spending a year being moved from jail to jail has released an account of the way in which political prisoners as old as 70 were tortured.
(May 10 , 1992) “This spring, after more than half a century of debate, the Chinese government finally decided to tame the dragon, or try to” writes Stephen Magagnini.
(April 3, 1992) On April 3, 1992, the National People’s Congress approved the Three Gorges dam. But the refusal of one-third of NPC delegates to give the project their blessing amounted to an unprecedented display of opposition from China’s ‘rubber-stamp’ parliament.
(April 3, 1992) “Our own backyard” conference on ecological renewal, Toronto City Hall, Toronto, ON
World bank loan to private sector spells doom for famed Chilean river, Pehuenche people
(March 28, 1992) It’s part Good Samaritian, part bully. Critics want it shut down.
(March 8, 1992) The Narmada River dam complex, among the world’s largest river projects is expected to flood the homes of at least 100,000 poeple when completed.
(February 15, 1992) A controversial plan to build the world’s biggest hydro dam on the Yangtze River will be examined by an international tribunal this week – and Canada is under fire by human –rights and environmental groups for its role in the project.
Hydro-Québec has demanded that we send you a later of retraction
(January 11, 1992) Margaret Barber states: “Jan Wong wrongly implies that little opposition to the Three Gorges Dam exists within China”.
The World Bank needs your tax dollars to continue its destruction of the Third World’s environment
Jointly with the Crees, we successfully prosecuted the Canadian government, Hydro-Québec, and Canadian engineering companies for their threats to James Bay and China’s Three Gorges. Now, we must ensure that these parties comply with the verdict of the International Water Tribunal.