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Nov 15, 2017

Tibet: US President Trump Fails to Address Human Rights Issues during 11-Day Asia Trip

  The article below was published by The Tibet Post: On his maiden voyage through Asia, President Trump failed to mention human rights even once, a marked change from years past and indicative to a change in American priorities under Trump. Human rights activists and even members of his own party urged President Trump to challenge Chinese President Xi on the issue of human rights, yet despite...

Nov 15, 2017

Tibet: US President Trump Fails to Address Human...

Photo courtesy of The White House @WikipediaCommons On his visit to various Asian countries, United States President Donald Trump failed to mention human rights issues in any of his conversations with...

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Oct 31, 2017

Tibet: Water Grabbing and Security: Where is Environmental...

This article was published by Fortune. Engineers in China are laying plans for what would be the world’s largest water tunnel at more than 600 miles. The tunnel, which would stretch from Tibet...

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Oct 25, 2017

Tibet: Chinese Regime Takes Offence in World Leaders’...

  The article below was published by The Tibet Post: Claiming "there is no legitimate government that that has recognised the Dalai Lama group", China's authoritarian communist regime in Beijing...

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Sep 22, 2017

Tibet: Controversy amongst Chinese Students at...

  The article below was published by the Central Tibetan Administration:  Beijing has a lesson for overseas universities: Don’t invite speakers who oppose the Communist Party to big events. A...

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Sep 07, 2017

Tibet: 57th Anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day...

  The article below was published by The Tibet Post:   The Tibetans living-in-exile celebrated the 57th anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day in Dharamshala city, India on Saturday. Thousands...

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Aug 16, 2017

Tibet: Monk Released After Two-Year Incarcer...

The article was published by Radio Free Asia: A Tibetan monk jailed for two years in western China’s Qinghai province for “subverting the state” has been released with restrictions...

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Jul 27, 2017

Tibet: Liverpool FC Announces Exploitative Water...

Below is a press release by Free Tibet: It is regrettable that Liverpool Football Club has announced Tibet Water Resources Limited (TWRL) as their Official Regional Water Partner in China. Chinese companies...

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Jul 24, 2017

Tibet: Historic Celebration in Rebgong Revitalises...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Tibetan residents of Qinghai’s Rebgong county turned out this week in large numbers for an annual celebration of Tibetan culture, with many more...

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Jul 10, 2017

Tibet: UNESCO’s Designation Risks to Damage...

Below is an article published by The New York Times: BEIJING — Update: July 7 In another contentious move, Unesco also approved China’s request for special recognition for a vast, traditionally...

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Jun 28, 2017

UNPO’s XIII General Assembly Adopts Resolution...

  Recalling and reaffirming all previous resolutions adopted on Tibet; Recognises that the People’s Republic of China continuous to commit gross and systematic violations of human rights in...

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Jun 27, 2017

Chinese Authorities Grant Liu Xiaobo Long-Delayed...

  The article below was published by The New York Times:   Liu Xiaobo, the jailed Chinese dissident who received the Nobel Peace Prize for his writings promoting democracy, has been given...

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Jun 23, 2017

Tibet: China Deploying Orwellian Techniques to...

  Below is an article published by Human Rights Watch: (New York) – Chinese authorities are increasingly using opaque policy terms in official media to tighten repression in Tibet, Human...

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Jun 23, 2017

DROI Chair Urges EU to Review Human Rights Dialogue...

  The article below was published on the European Parliament website:   EU-China Human Rights Dialogue should be strengthened and sharpened, says DROI Chair, Pier Antonio Panzeri (S&D,...

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May 29, 2017

Tibet: New U.S Ambassador to China Pledges to...

This article has been published by International Campaign For Tibet   On May 22, 2017, Mr. Terry Branstad was confirmed by the Senate to be the U.S. Ambassador to China. During the confirmation...

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May 22, 2017

Tibet: 22nd Anniversary of Panchen Lama’s Arbitrary...

Below is an article published by Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy: Today marks the 22nd anniversary of arbitrary detention of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedun Choekyi Nyima by the Chinese government....

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May 12, 2017

Tibet: US Congressional Delegation Stands in Solidarity...

  The article below was published by Voice of America Tibetan English: A high-level bipartisan United States Congressional delegation led by House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi has pledged continued...

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Apr 28, 2017

Tibet: International Community Calls for Release...

  This article has been published by the Radio Free Asia: Tibetan advocacy organi[s]ations and international rights groups called this week on China to release a high-ranking Tibetan religious figure...

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Apr 18, 2017

Tibet: New Case of Self-Immolation in Protest...

  The article below was published by Free Tibet: An update to this article was published by Central Tibetan Administration A monk has carried out of self-immolation protest in Kardze County, eastern...

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Apr 05, 2017

Tibet: Scientist Discover Genetic Evidence for...

  Below is an article from Sciencemag  It’s not easy living thousands of meters above sea level. The air holds less oxygen, there’s more harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation from...

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Mar 29, 2017

Tibet: Arrest of Self-Immolation Bystanders

  Below is an article published by Free Tibet. People nearby the self-immolation of Pema Gyaltsen in Kardze (eastern Tibet) on 18 March have been arrested, Tibet Watch has reported. Chinese police...

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Mar 21, 2017

Tibet: China Objects to Dalai Lama’s Participation...

  Below  it is an article published by The Economics Times:  China today [20 March 2017] warned India not to go against its "core concerns" to avoid disruption in bilateral ties after...

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Mar 17, 2017

Tibet: 58th Anniversary of the Uprising Against...

  Below is an article published by Deseret News.   Dozens of demonstrators rallied on the steps of the state Capitol Friday, marching and singing Tibetan hymns, and commemorating the anniversary...

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Mar 14, 2017

Tibet: China’s Failed Attempt to Hide Coverage...

  Below is an article by the Central Tibetan Administration:   Geneva, 10 March:  A Chinese diplomat’s attempt to undermine a Tibet Briefing on the sidelines of the 34th session...

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Mar 13, 2017

Tibet: 58th Commemoration of Tibetan Uprising...

  Below is an article published by CTA (Central Tibetan Administration):    On this day, in 1959, Tibetans from across the social spectrum rose up to stage a defiant yet peaceful uprising...

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Mar 10, 2017

Tibet: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Draws...

  The article below was published by the Tibet Post International: During the current 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad...

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Mar 06, 2017

Tibet: Beijing Continues Aggressive Rhetoric Defending...

  Below is an article published by the Tibet Sun: After marching into peaceful Tibet more than six decades back, occupying the country and suppressing freedom in Tibet, world opinion against China’s...

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Mar 01, 2017

EU Sets Human Rights Priorities for 2017

This year, the Council of the EU promises to engage in facilitating the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives in meetings of relevant UN bodies. This certainly underpins the work that...

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Mar 01, 2017

Tibet: Severe Restrictions on Religious Freedom...

Below is an article published by The New York Times: A half-dozen United Nations experts who investigate human rights abuses have taken the rare step of banding together to condemn China for expulsions...

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Feb 24, 2017

Tibet: First Women Empowerment Conference Held...

  The following article was published by The Tibet Post:   The political leader of Tibetan people, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay inaugurated the first 'Women's Empowerment Conference' at the helm...

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Feb 08, 2017

Chinese counter-terrorism policy: Impacts and...

On 27 December 2015, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China’s top legislative body, adopted a law on counter-terrorism, one of a recent package of laws on...

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Feb 07, 2017

Taiwan and Tibet: Flags Banned by Cambodian Prime...

The article below was published by The Washington Post: PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s prime minister says raising Taiwan’s flag is banned because Cambodia follows the “One...

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Feb 01, 2017

Tibet: Authorities Confiscate Passports of Returning...

  The article below was published by Radio Free Asia: In a bid to tighten control over Tibetan travel outside China, Chinese authorities are seizing the passports of Tibetans returning from visits...

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Jan 20, 2017

Tibet: Ahead of the World Economic Forum, Swiss...

Below is an article published by Free Tibet: Pro-Tibet campaigners in Switzerland have been blocked from protesting against an official visit to the country by China's President Xi Jinping. Swiss authorities...

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Jan 19, 2017

HRW World Report 2017 Reminds Global Community...

According to the World Report’s emphasis, the most egregious human rights violations against indigenous populations in 2016 can be seen in the crackdowns on Oromo in Ethiopia, the lingering human...

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Jan 16, 2017

Tibet: 35-Year Communist Party Veteran Appointed...

Below is an article published by Reuters: China has appointed a new governor for Tibet, one of the country's most politically sensitive regions, state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday. A thirty-five-year...

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Jan 13, 2017

Tibet: Dalai Lama’s Devotees in China observe...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Religious observances and prayers held to coincide with a major Buddhist gathering in India are spreading in Tibetan areas of China in open defiance of...

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Jan 06, 2017

Tibet: China Bars Thousands of Pilgrims from Attending...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Nearly 7,000 Tibetans hoping to attend a major Buddhist ritual in India led by exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama have been barred by Chinese authorities...

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Dec 15, 2016

UNPO Welcomes EU Resolution on Ilham Tohti and...

  The resolution below was published by the European Parliament:   The European Parliament,   –  having regard to its previous resolutions on Tibet, in particular those of...

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Dec 14, 2016

Tibet, Southern Mongolia, East Turkestan: Exiled...

  Below is a statement published by the Southern Mongolian Human Rights Center: In 2016, for those under China’s rule, freedoms have continued on a steep downward spiral. 2016 has been a year...

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Dec 09, 2016

Tibet: Niece of Late Tenzin Delek Rinpoche Speaks...

  18 months after the death of Buddhist monk and Tibetan community leader Trulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche in suspicious circumstances in a Chinese remote detention facility, his niece Nyima Lhamo was...

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Dec 07, 2016

Tibet: Woman Released from Prison After Serving...

Below an article published by The Tibet Post: A Tibetan woman jailed in Sichuan Province for allegedly attempting to rescue a self-immolation protester from police has reportedly been released in poor...

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Nov 28, 2016

Tibet: China’s Use of Militarisation Attempt...

  The article below is courtesy of Human Rights Watch: Monks debating, breathtaking landscapes, the Potala Palace against a clear blue sky: these are images many around the world commonly associate...

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Nov 28, 2016

Tibet: China’s Use of Militarisation Seen as...

The article below is courtesy of Human Rights Watch: Monks debating, breathtaking landscapes, the Potala Palace against a clear blue sky: these are images many around the world commonly associate with...

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Nov 18, 2016

Tibet: Refugees Bear the Brunt of Closer China-Nepal...

Below is an article published by Reuters: Nepali police have detained 41 Tibetans trying to cross the border into India, officials said on Tuesday [15 November 2016], in a crackdown on people fleeing...

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Nov 09, 2016

Tibet/East Turkestan: Vatican Re-Establishes Ties...

  Below is an article published by Human Rights Watch: The Vatican is reportedly poised to strike a deal with the Chinese government to accept China’s ordainment of eight Roman Catholic bishops...

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Nov 04, 2016

Tibet: China Evicts Monks, Forcing them to Pledge...

  The following article was published by Radio Free Asia:   As Chinese authorities continue to work to reduce the size of Sichuan’s Larung Gar Buddhist Institute, evicted monks and nuns...

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Oct 24, 2016

Tibet: US Human Rights Commission urges end to...

The article below is courtesy of Central Tibetan Administration The Co-Chairs of the United State Congress’ Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, Representatives James P McGovern and Joseph R Pitts...

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Oct 20, 2016

Tibet: Monk Beaten Up by Chinese Police for Protesting...

Below is an article published by RFA: Chinese police in Sichuan’s Ngaba county detained and beat a Tibetan monk this week, leaving him hospitalized with severe injuries after he staged a solitary...

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Oct 17, 2016

Tibet: Community Activists Attacked by Authorities...

The article below is courtesy of Times of India At least 44 Tibetan activists, including 14 women, were arrested as they staged pro-freedom protests in light of the eighth Brazil Russia India China South...

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Oct 14, 2016

Tibet: US Report Discusses China’s Conditions...

  Below is an article published by the Central Tibetan Administration:  In the 14th annual report to Congress on the status of Tibet negotiations, the US government has reasserted promotion...

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Sep 26, 2016

EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy...

In addition to a focus on the urgent theme of migration and refugees, which has affected Europe throughout the past years, some of the main world-wide challenges identified in the Annual Report of 2015...

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Sep 26, 2016

Tibet: Recently Released Popular Writer Taken...

The following article was published by RadioFreeAsia: A popular Tibetan writer released this month in Sichuan after serving four years of a five-and-a-half year prison term was taken into custody again...

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Sep 23, 2016

Tibet: Dalai Lama in Wroclaw to Advocate for Global...

  The article below was published in The Tibet Post:   Warsaw, Poland — Recalling the great violence of the 20th century, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Mayor of Wroclaw Dutkiewicz...

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Sep 20, 2016

Tibet: Threat of Glacial Lake Floods

Please find below an article published by SciDev.Net: Geologists gathered in Beijing for the 33rd International Geographical Congress, held in August, reported that at least six of Tibet’s southern...

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Sep 16, 2016

Uyghur and Tibetan Communities Hold Joint Demonstration...

  Below is an article published by the World Uyghur Congress: The World Uyghur Congress along with the International Campaign for Tibet is holding a demonstration march in Geneva, Switzerland, from...

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Sep 13, 2016

Tibet: Network Unites for Support Group Confe...

The statement below is published by the Central Tibetan Administration The Seventh International Conference of Tibet Support Groups (TSGs) was convened in Brussels by the Tibet Interest Group in the...

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Sep 08, 2016

Tibet: Monk Released After More than 7 Years in...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Authorities in southwestern China’s Sichuan province have freed a Tibetan monk at the end of a seven-and-a-half prison term served for activities...

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Sep 06, 2016

Tibet: Parliament in Exile Underlines Need for...

The article below is published by The Tibet Post The Tibetan people celebrated Democracy Day on 2 September [2016], marking the 56th anniversary of the establishment of the Tibetan democratic system....

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Sep 01, 2016

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Brutally Crack Down...

The article below is published by the Washington Post  She was 27, a kind, hard-working woman who supported her family by herding yaks and harvesting caterpillar fungus, a prized health cure, on...

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Aug 31, 2016

Tibet: Refugees in Nepal Concerned About New Pro-Beijing...

  Below is an article published by Deutsche Welle:  "Before the police could arrest me, I escaped with the others through the back door," said Pasang Chunda Lama. The student wanted to peacefully...

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Aug 23, 2016

Tibet: US Congressional Group Pushes for Obama...

The article below is published by the Tibet Post Seventy-two Members of Congress of the United States have urged President Barack Obama to formulate "new, creative strategies to encourage meaningful dialogue,...

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Aug 22, 2016

China: Journalists Detail Official Efforts to...

The article below is published by the Daily Dot In late March, a mother of five, Sonam Tso, died after self-immolating in protest against Chinese rule outside a monastery in broad daylight. The horrific...

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Aug 12, 2016

Tibet: Monks and Nuns Forced to Move as Chinese...

  Below is an article published by: Radio Free Asia As Chinese work crews continue to demolish dwellings at Sichuan’s Larung Gar Buddhist Academy, authorities are forcing many monks and nuns...

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Aug 09, 2016

Tibet: Current Situation Is Extremely Critical,...

The article below is published by The Tibet Post Speaking at a gathering of Tibetan officials and staff, in Dharamshala, India, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay Monday said "Tibetans inside Tibet have shown...

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Jul 26, 2016

Tibet: Chinese Arbitrary Appointment of Panchen...

  Below is an article published by The Tibet Post 2016 marks the 21st year since the Panchen Lama's abduction by the Chinese forces. Even though the Tibetans have campaigned for his well-being in...

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Jul 25, 2016

Tibet: Chinese Government Dismantles Buddhist...

Photo courtesy: AP   Below is an article published by: VOA Tibetan Chinese government workers are dismantling buildings and evicting residents at Larung Gar, one of the world's largest centers...

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Jul 14, 2016

Tibet: Anniversary of Buddhist Figure Tenzin Delek’s...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com Yeshe Choedron, a medical doctor by profession, is currently serving a sentence of 15 years in prison for allegedly providing and disseminating state secrets...

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Jul 11, 2016

Tibet: China Making Profit Out of Confiscated...

  Photo courtesy of Radio Free Asia. Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:  Officials in an eastern county of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region are confiscating land at a low...

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Jul 01, 2016

Tibet: Renowned Film Director Jailed under False...

Below is an article published by: The Tibet Post   The renowned and award-winning Tibetan film director Pema Tseden has reportedly been detained and assaulted at Xining Airport. At present, director...

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Jun 28, 2016

Tibet: Protesters Beaten and Detained Over Qinghai...

  Photo courtesy of Radio Free Asia.  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:  Chinese police descended in force on Friday at a Tibetan protest site near Qinghai Lake, detaining...

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Jun 23, 2016

Tibet: Mining at Sacred Mountain in Akhori Province...

  This article is courtesy of The Tibet Post A source in the community said: "Akhori Townships are protecting the ecosystem by risking of their lives and they are determined to never hold back....

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Jun 20, 2016

Tibet: Farmer Women Protest Land-Grabbing Pol...

  Photo courtesy of Radio Free Asia. Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Holding the Chinese national flag and carrying photos of Chinese national leaders, Tibetan farm women marched...

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Jun 14, 2016

China's New Law on Counter-Terrorism and...

The conference was opened by Ms Tsering Jampa, the Executive Director of ICT Europe, who briefly outlined the objective of the conference and stated that the new anti-terrorism law increases tensions and...

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Jun 08, 2016

Tibet: Monk Detained in Protest against Chinese...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Lobsang Tsering, believed to be in his 20s, was detained shortly after launching his protest at about 4:00 p.m. local time on June 7 on a street...

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Jun 06, 2016

Tibet: Environmental Concerns Trigger Protest...

  Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Dharamshala – The Chinese continued negligence of people's religious sensibilities and exploitation of nature in the Tibetan plateau has...

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May 30, 2016

Tibet: Lobsang Sangay Sworn In as PM of Tibetan...

  Below is an article published by the China Post:   Lobsang Sangay was sworn in for his second term as prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile Friday (27 May 2016) and said he will...

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May 26, 2016

Tibet: Villages Suffer from Governmental Neglect...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:  Facing increasingly hazardous conditions caused by decaying infrastructure, the residents of an impoverished Tibetan town in southwestern...

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May 24, 2016

Tibet: China Increases Repressive Measures

  Photo courtesy of The Tibet Post International. Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International: New York-based Human Rights Watch's latest 86-page report on Tibet reveals increase...

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May 11, 2016

Tibet: 7 Years Imprisonment for Writer and Mo...

Below is an article published by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy.    Chinese authorities have sentenced yet another Tibetan writer to prison for seven years and six months...

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May 09, 2016

Tibet: Peaceful Protestor Released After Two Years...

  Below is an article published by Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy:   Yesterday, on 5 May 2016, Lobsang Tenpa, a solo Tibetan protester was released from a juvenile prison facility...

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May 04, 2016

Tibet: Monk Protests Against Chinese Government’s...

The below article was published by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy.   A Tibetan monk from the local Kirti Monastery who staged a peaceful solo protest against Chinese government...

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Apr 22, 2016

Dolkun Isa Granted Visa to Join Pro-Democracy...

  Below is an article published by the Indian Defence News:  New Delhi not only gave its go-ahead to the organisers to hold the conference in India, but also granted visas to Chinese dissidents,...

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Apr 22, 2016

Tibet: Major Activist Released After 8 Years in...

  Photo courtesy of The Tibet Post. Below is an article by The Tibet Post: Trulku Phurbu Tsering, a senior Buddhist figure from has been released after eight years in prison. The 60-year old Buddhist...

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Apr 20, 2016

Tibet: Graduates Detained Following Protests over...

  Below is an article published by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy: A group of Tibetan graduates staged a peaceful protest against unfair dismissals from jobs that later ended...

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Apr 20, 2016

UNPO Recognises Dr Jianli Yang’s Efforts for...

For the past quarter of a century, Mr Yang has seen as his mission to facilitate a peaceful transition of the PRC to the respect of human rights, genuine rule of law, and democratic governance for all....

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Apr 15, 2016

Tibet/East Turkestan: State Department Report...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: China’s already poor human rights record worsened with a sweeping crackdown on lawyers, activists and bloggers in 2015, a year that saw...

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Apr 14, 2016

Tibet: Detained Tibetans Beaten and Robbed Before...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   A group of Tibetan government workers detained on April 8 after protesting the loss of their jobs in unclear circumstances were beaten...

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Apr 07, 2016

Tibet: Shokjang Makes His Voice Heard

Photo courtesy to the Indian Times. This article was published by the Tibet Post. Dharamshala, India — The popular Tibetan blogger and intellectual Druklo, more widely known by his pen name Shokjang,...

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Apr 04, 2016

Tibet: Three Men Detained for Discussing Politics...

  Photo courtesy of Radio Free Asia. Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Authorities in northwestern China’s Qinghai province have detained three Tibetans for allegedly...

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Mar 24, 2016

Tibet: Exiles Cast Their Votes for ‘Sikyon...

  Below is an article published by The Tibetan Post International:    Dharamshala — Tens of thousands of Tibetan exiles on Sunday voted around the world to elect their nominees...

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Mar 14, 2016

Tibet: Celebrating the 1959 Uprising Anniversary...

  Photo courtesy of TPI/Choneyi Sangpo. Below is an article published by The Tibet Post:   In accordance with the 57th Tibetan Uprising Day celebrated Thursday, March 10th, the Tibetan Parliament...

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Mar 04, 2016

Tibet: Self-Immolation Protests Continue in 2...

Photo courtesy of Radio Free Asia. Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   A Tibetan monk set himself ablaze and died on Monday in southwestern China’s Sichuan province in an...

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Mar 02, 2016

Tibet: Chinese Celebrities Told to Stay Away From...

  Below is an article taken from the Business Standard: The Chinese state media has threatened two Hong Kong superstars with a “spontaneous” public boycott after they were spotted at...

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Feb 24, 2016

Tibet: Chinese Police Presence Increased for Tibetan...

Below is an article taken from: Radio Free Asia   China imposed “intense restrictions” in Tibetan areas of the western provinces of Qinghai and Sichuan this month during religious gatherings...

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Feb 23, 2016

Tibet: China Sentences Writer

  Below is an article by Radio Free Asia,   A prominent Tibetan writer was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for writing material the government said could incite discord among...

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Feb 12, 2016

Tibet: Censorship of Tibetan Art by Chinese Authorities...

  Pictures courtesy of @Wasfia Nazereen’s Facebook Page. Below is an article published by GlobalVoices.org   The third edition of the Dhaka Art Summit took place 5-8...

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Feb 09, 2016

Tibet: Sentenced for Refusing to Fly Chinese Flag,...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia   A Tibetan man has died from injuries sustained under torture by Chinese authorities while serving a 13-year prison sentence for refusing...

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Feb 01, 2016

Tibet: Beijing Bans Visits to the Region in Late...

Photo courtesy of chinahighlights.com Below an article published by: Phayul.com The Chinese government has announced that the Tibet Autonomous Region shall be shut down for all foreign travelers from...

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Jan 26, 2016

Tibet: HRW Reports on Intensive Chinese Surveillance...

Below is an article published by Tibet.net: Chinese authorities have indefinitely extended an intensive surveillance program in villages across the so-called Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) that was due...

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Jan 22, 2016

Tibet: Tibetan Government-in-Exile Congratulates...

Below is an article Phayul Following the overwhelming victory of the Taiwanese President elect Tsai Ing-wen representing the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in the recent presidential and general elections...

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Jan 14, 2016

Tibet: Rapid Environmental Change Threatens Tibetans...

Below is an article by Nature In the northern reaches of the Tibetan Plateau, dozens of yaks graze on grasslands that look like a threadbare carpet. The pasture has been munched down to bare soil in places,...

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Jan 12, 2016

Tibet: Increased Repression Expected after New...

China has passed its first counter-terror law, rejecting concerns from international governments that draconian measures in the name of national security are being used to crack down on Tibetans, Uyghurs...

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Dec 17, 2015

Tibet: Trapped Between Climate Change and Chinese...

As the world’s leaders meet in Paris this week for critical climate change talks, new findings by the International Campaign for Tibet reveal that Tibet’s fragile environment, which is warming...

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Dec 15, 2015

Tibet: Beijing’s Stability-First Policy to Dilute...

  Below is an article published by The Washington Post: Two photographs grace the walls of the Tibetan farmer's home. In the courtyard, affixed with silver tacks: Xi Jinping, smiling. Inside, by...

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Dec 09, 2015

Tibet: In Spite of Protester’s Release, Chinese...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: A Tibetan protester jailed for three years for spreading word of crackdowns by security forces in northwestern China’s Gansu province was...

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Nov 20, 2015

Tibet: US Congress Members to Wary on Significant...

  The article below was published by Los Angeles Times: Pelosi described the visit as highly controlled, estimating that more than 30 Chinese security officers accompanied the delegation of seven....

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Oct 28, 2015

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Demolish Tibetan D...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:  The ongoing demolition by Chinese authorities of Tibetan dwellings near a scenic lake in northwestern China’s Qinghai province has...

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Oct 09, 2015

Tibet: 15-Year-Old Monk Arbitrarily Detained

  Below is an article published by Tibet Post:    Dharamshala — Chinese authorities in Ngaba County, north-eastern Tibet have detained a 15-yr-old Tibetan monk for staging peaceful...

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Oct 05, 2015

Tibet: Investigation into Suppression of 2012...

Below is an article published by The Local DK: Copenhagen Police are under renewed scrutiny for suppressing demonstrations during a Chinese state visit in 2012 and will now face a formal enquiry. The...

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Sep 22, 2015

Tibet: Scottish Parliament Endorses Paris Dec...

  Below is an article by The Tibet Post International   The Cross Party Group has just concluded an extremely successful week of exhibiting in the Scottish Parliament, in an effort to raise...

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Sep 14, 2015

Tibet: Two More Monks Protesting for Freedom Arrested...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:      Two Tibetan monks launched separate protests challenging Beijing’s rule in Sichuan province’s Ngaba county...

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Sep 08, 2015

Tibet: A White Paper Issued By Chinese Authorities...

Below is an article published by Shanghaiist: China issued a white paper today commemorating the upcoming 50-year anniversary of the founding of the Tibet Autonomous Region going into exhaustive detail...

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Sep 02, 2015

Tibet: US Asks China to End Restrictions on Religious...

WASHINGTON: The US has asked China to reassess its policies which impose restrictions on religious freedom in Tibet, days after a top American diplomat concluded his visit to the Communist nation and discussed...

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Sep 01, 2015

Tibet: Middle Way Approach, More Prospects of...

  Below is an article by Central Tibetan Administration Press Release: The Central Tibetan Administration’s Response to the Chinese White Paper on Tibet Starting today on 1 September, Beijing...

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Aug 28, 2015

Tibet: Website Promoting Tibetan Culture Shut...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Chinese authorities have shut down a website founded by a group of young Tibetans that served as a forum for news and literary writings...

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Aug 27, 2015

Tibet: Xi Jinping Vows to Prevent Autonomy

China will wage an unceasing fight against separatism in its restive mountainous region of Tibet, President Xi Jinping said, as the government repeated it would never accept exiled Tibetan spiritual leader...

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Aug 25, 2015

Tibet: Self-Immolation, an Act of Desperation

  Below is an article published by LA Times   By the time Dongtuk arrived, the body was gone. A pack of matches lay on the ground, the only sign of the horror that had taken place. Dongtuk...

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Aug 18, 2015

Tibet: Young Woman Arrested after Solitary Protest...

Below is an article by RFA Police in southwestern China’s Sichuan province detained a young Tibetan nomad on Saturday after the woman, the mother of a four-year-old son, staged a solitary protest...

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Aug 14, 2015

Tibet: Increased Militarization ahead of 50th...

Below is an article by International Campaign for Tibet Major troop movements, including tanks or heavy artillery in convoys of more than 200 vehicles, have been observed in different parts of Tibet...

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Aug 07, 2015

Tibet: Plan to Build New Mine Confronts Local...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia   Chinese road-building crews have begun cutting a new track leading to Gyama Valley near Tibet’s regional capital Lhasa, leading to local...

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Aug 06, 2015

Tibet: China Tries to Stop Tibet Balloon

  At nearly 100ft high the Tibet balloon is arguably the largest Tibetan flag in the world. But as the unique hot air balloon prepares to soar over Bristol this week, Chinese consternation...

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Aug 03, 2015

Tibet: Activist Finally Released after Eight Years...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia A Tibetan nomad jailed for eight years for calling in public for Tibetan freedom and the return of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been released...

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Jul 29, 2015

Tibet: Tibet Appeals to the International Olympic...

Other minority groups as well, such as Southern Mongolians and Uyghurs, have asked the IOC to reject Beijing's candidature: read more. Below is an article published by the New York Times: Tibetan...

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Jul 27, 2015

Tibet: Student Organization Concerned About Limited...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International   Dharamsala — Tenzin Tzelha, the program director of Student for a Free Tibet India, spoke about Tibet independence issue and...

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Jul 23, 2015

Tibet: Call for the Release of Deceased Monk’s...

  Below is an article by The Tibet Post International  The political leader of Tibet Sikyong, Dr Lobsang Sangay, has called for the release of Tulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche’s sister and...

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Jul 20, 2015

Tibet: Mystery Surrounding Death of Imprisoned...

  Below is an article published by Reuters:   Chinese authorities cremated the body of a prominent Tibetan monk on Thursday [16 July 2015], his sister said, denying family members...

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Jul 17, 2015

Tibet: Dalai Lama Mocks Chinese Government's...

  Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has ridiculed China's Communist Party for wanting to control his reincarnation, saying the government is "pretending" to know more about the system than...

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Jul 15, 2015

East Turkestan: China’s Two-Tiered Passport...

Human Rights Watch has released a report alleging that China has developed a two-tiered passport system designed to prevent the nation’s Tibetans and ethnic Uyghur population from leaving the country....

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Jul 13, 2015

Tibet: Religious Leader Dies in Prison

Below is an article published by The New York Times:   One of the most prominent Tibetan religious leaders in Chinese custody has died, a family member and a Tibetan exile group said on Monday. Tenzin...

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Jul 13, 2015

Tibet: Religious Leader Dies in Prison

Below is an article published by The New York Times:   One of the most prominent Tibetan religious leaders in Chinese custody has died, a family member and a Tibetan exile group said on Monday. Tenzin...

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Jul 10, 2015

Tibet: Sixth Protest Self-Immolation of This Year...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia A Tibetan monk set himself ablaze on Thursday in northwestern China’s Qinghai province in an apparent challenge to Beijing’s rule...

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Jul 08, 2015

Tibet: US Greets Dalai Lama on his Birthday

  US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday greeted His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the occasion of his 80th birthday, saying people around the world are inspired by his messages of peace, compassion,...

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Jul 06, 2015

Tibet: Indian Foreign Secretaries Pay Tribute...

Three former Indian foreign secretaries, one of whom was also the National Security Advisor, and a former union minister came together on stage on Saturday [4 July 2015] here to pay warm tributes to the...

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Jun 29, 2015

Tibet: Human Rights, Hot Topic for EU-China S...

  Below is an article by Fidh At today’s European Union (EU)-China summit in Brussels [29 June 2015], International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Amnesty International, Human Rights...

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Jun 25, 2015

Tibet: Dalai Lama to Visit Glastonbury Festival...

  Below is an article published by Reuters   Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will visit Britain next week [week from 29 June to 5 July] and again in September but will not meet...

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Jun 24, 2015

Tibet: Authorities Detain Man During Dalai Lama’s...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Police in China’s western Qinghai province have detained a young Tibetan man who disseminated material online marking the 80th anniversary...

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Jun 17, 2015

Tibet: Systematic Clampdown on Minority Rights...

  Below is an article by The Tibet Post International Sarah Sewell, the U.S. State Department's Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, delivered an important statement at the UN Human Rights Council's...

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Jun 15, 2015

Tibet: Chinese ‘White Paper’ is Misleadin...

  Below is an article published by Phayul:   A leading Tibetan NGO monitoring human rights situation inside Tibet has called the Chinese White paper on human rights an attempt to hide the...

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Jun 10, 2015

Tibet: China Publishes Human Rights Report Omitting...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post:   Despite being among the worst human rights violators in the world, China recently claimed to have made "tremendous achievements" on human rights...

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Jun 03, 2015

Tibet: New Report Brings Attention to China's...

  Below is an article published by Phayul: The only Tibetan organization monitoring human rights situation inside Tibet on Saturday launched a new report, “Wasted Lives: A Critical Analysis...

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May 29, 2015

Tibet: Mother of Two Self-Immolates

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   A Tibetan woman living in northwestern China’s Gansu province set herself ablaze and died on Wednesday in the second self-immolation protest...

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May 28, 2015

Tibet: Tibetans Detained over Suspect Content...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia Chinese authorities in Tibet have detained two young Tibetans believed to have transmitted politically sensitive writings and images over the popular...

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May 20, 2015

Tibet: Monk Jailed for Protesting Released after...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Prison authorities in southwestern China’s Sichuan province have freed a Tibetan monk jailed in 2008 for his role in protests challenging...

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May 12, 2015

Tibet: Authorities Detain Six Tibetans for Attempting...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Six Tibetans living in China’s northwestern Qinghai province have been detained by authorities for attempting to block the demolition...

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May 06, 2015

Tibet: Appeals for Release of Panchen Lama

  The Central Tibetan Administration has called on the international support to help pressure the Chinese government to release the 11th Panchen Lama,Ghedun Chokeyi Nyima. The announcement was...

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Apr 29, 2015

Tibet: Monk Detained in Kirti Monastery

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia    Chinese police arrested a young Tibetan monk and scholar Lomigon Friday in Amdo Ngaba in a southwest China province for reasons unknown,...

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Apr 22, 2015

Tibet: Second Self-Immolation Protest against...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia A Tibetan man burned himself to death in western China’s Sichuan province on Wednesday in the second self-immolation protest this month...

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Apr 16, 2015

Tibet: Monk Accused of Splitting the Motherland...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: A Tibetan monk detained last month by police in northwestern China’s Gansu province has been released on bail, but authorities warn he may still...

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Apr 13, 2015

Tibet: Nun Self-Immolates to Protest Occupati...

Below is an article published by Gawker:   On Wednesday, a nun set herself on fire in a Tibetan area of Western China, the New York Times reports. The nun's death could not be confirmed,...

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Apr 09, 2015

Tibet: 'Patriotism' Assessments for...

  Below is an article published by Vice News China's top Tibetan official has continued to test the resolve of the region's citizens by announcing that Buddhist monks and nuns would begin to be...

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Apr 01, 2015

Tibet: Tibetan Protester Freed after Serving Three...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia A Tibetan prisoner held in northwest China’s Qinghai province was freed by authorities this week after serving a three-year term at hard...

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Mar 27, 2015

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Detain Another Tibetan...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia Chinese authorities have taken another Tibetan monk into custody in Tibet’s restive Sog county, seizing him at night in his quarters following the...

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Mar 26, 2015

Tibet: Former Prisoner of Conscience Still Wishes...

  Below is an article published by The Tibet Post:   Tibetan freedom imprisoned: Interview recap with Topjor, former political prisoner. Dharamshala –"My wish has not changed, it was...

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Mar 23, 2015

Tibet: Organizations Take a Stand Against Beijing’s...

  Below is an article published by Reuters: A coalition of Free Tibet groups urged the International Olympic Committee on Thursday to drop a bid from Beijing for the 2022 winter Games over its...

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Mar 20, 2015

Tibet: Report Highlights Use of Torture against...

Below is an article published by the Tibet Post:   A report has been submitted to the United Nations Committee Against Torture that documents the repression, state violence, and torture in Tibet...

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Mar 18, 2015

Tibet: Seven Monks Detained on Unclear Charge...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia Chinese authorities have arrested seven Tibetan monks on unspecified charges and are holding them incommunicado in a restive county in the Tibet...

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Mar 16, 2015

Tibet: 56th Anniversary of the National Uprising...

  Below is an article published by The India Gazette: Read also Phayul.com and a UNPO article published on 10th March 2015.   The international community should support Tibet because of the...

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Mar 12, 2015

Tibet: Nuns Protest for Freedom from Chinese ...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Tibetan nuns living in a convent in western China’s Sichuan province rejected government offers of assistance this week [9 March 2015], throwing...

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Mar 10, 2015

“Europe Stands with Tibet – On the Freedom...

On 10 March 1959, thousands of Tibetans took to the streets of Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, protesting against China’s invasion and occupation of their homeland. The peaceful demonstration resulted...

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Mar 10, 2015

Tibet: Buddhist Monk Detained by Chinese Authorities...

  Below is an article published by the Tibet Post: Dharamshala - Chinese authorities in Ngaba County of north-eastern Tibet Friday have detained a Tibetan Buddhist monk for staging a peaceful...

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Mar 06, 2015

Tibet: Security in Gansu and Qinghai Tightene...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia Chinese security forces have been deployed in large numbers in Tibetan-populated counties in Gansu and Qinghai provinces, with police closely...

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Feb 25, 2015

Tibet: Ngaba and Golok Residents Celebrate Dalai...

  Below is an article published by Asia News:   Thousands of Tibetan Buddhist faithful braved the communist authorities and gathered in public to celebrate the 80th birthday of the Dalai Lama....

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Feb 19, 2015

Tibet: Display of Power by Chinese Forces Interfering...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Large numbers of Chinese security forces have been deployed this week to Tibetan-populated areas of Sichuan and Qinghai provinces in a bid to deter anti-China...

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Feb 17, 2015

Tibet: Independence Celebrations in 30 Cities...

  Below is an article published by Zee News:   On February 13, 1913, the 13th Dalai Lama reasserted Tibetan independence in the declaration of the "Proclamation of Independence". Since the...

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Feb 16, 2015

Tibet: Teenage Monk Severely Beaten after Lone...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: “Pema Dorjee, a 17-year-old Tibetan monk was severely beaten and arrested by Chinese police in Karze County, eastern Tibet on Friday afternoon at...

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Feb 09, 2015

Tibet: Beijing Warns Foreign Countries against...

Below is an article published by The Financial Express: “We are against foreign countries interfering in China’s domestic affairs under the pretext of Tibet-related issues,” Chinese...

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Feb 06, 2015

Tibet: First Public Meeting between Dalai Lama...

  Below is an article published by the Sydney Morning Herald: United States President Barack Obama has hailed the Dalai Lama as a "good friend" during a symbolic first public encounter between...

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Feb 03, 2015

Tibet: Monk Jailed for 10 Years on Unspecified...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   A Tibetan monk has been ordered jailed for 10 years by a Chinese court in Tibet almost a year after being detained on still-unspecified...

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Jan 26, 2015

Tibet: Victims of the 2010 Earthquake Evicted...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Chinese security forces moved the week starting 19 January 2015 to evict Tibetan families from new homes in an earthquake-hit region of...

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Jan 23, 2015

Tibet: Plan to Increase Urban Population Entails...

  Below is an article published by The Speaker:   During a government meeting on urbanization this week [January 2015], the administration of Tibet stated their decision to increase the permanent...

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Jan 19, 2015

Tibet: Freedom House Report Highlights Increasing...

Below is an article published by the Tibet Post International: Prominent human rights organisation Freedom House has published its latest report on China, Tibet and Xinjiang and states that there is an...

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Jan 16, 2015

Tibet: Youth Freed Following Three Week Deten...

Chinese authorities in Tibet have freed a Tibetan youth without explanation after detaining him for almost three weeks following the discovery of politically sensitive photos on his cell phone, sources...

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Jan 05, 2015

Tibet: Protests against Land Grab by Chinese Authorities...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Police in western China’s Sichuan province attacked and beat members of a Tibetan farming family this week, leaving one in critical...

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Dec 19, 2014

Tibet: Dalai Lama Discusses China and the Possibility...

  Below is an article published by the BBC:   Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said he realizes that he may be the last to hold the title. But he told the BBC it would be...

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Dec 15, 2014

Tibet: Elderly Man Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia; An elderly Tibetan man has been ordered jailed by Chinese authorities for advising a group of Tibetan students to abide by the Dalai Lama's call not to...

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Dec 10, 2014

Tibet: Representatives Attend UN Climate Change...

Below is an article published by The Tibetan Post International:   Two Tibetan representatives are currently attending the ongoing UN Climate Change Conference in Peru to raise environmental issues...

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Dec 01, 2014

Tibet: Popular Singer Jailed for Performance of...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia Kalsang Yarphel, 39, was sentenced on Thursday by a court in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, where he had been held since being detained in June...

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Nov 21, 2014

Tibet: China Plans to Force Nomads from Their...

  Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Free Tibet reports that Tibetan nomads are being forced off the land and moved into urban settlements leaving them to face poverty, unemployment...

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Nov 18, 2014

Tibet: 26 Nuns Expelled from Convent for Refusing...

Below is an article written by The Tibet Post; At-least 26 Buddhist nuns have been expelled from a Tibetan nunnery in eastern Tibet for their refusal to comply with new crackdowns, after the Chinese government...

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Nov 07, 2014

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Further Stifle Religious...

  Below is an article published by Reuters: A top Chinese official has vowed to severely punish members of the ruling Communist Party in Tibet who "harbor fantasies" about the troubled region's...

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Nov 04, 2014

Tibet: Refugees Denied Papers on Entry to Nep...

Below is an article published by Phayul Nepal, a transit for Tibetan refugees fleeing Tibet for India and a home for some 20000 Tibetan refugees, has decided to deny documents to Tibetan refugees arriving...

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Oct 29, 2014

UNPO Alternative Report for CEDAW Documents Systematic...

The Alternative Report aims to evaluate compliance with and implementation of the provisions of the Convention by the Chinese Government with regard to particular cases of the Tibetan and Uyghur communities,...

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Oct 23, 2014

Tibet: Hopes that New UN High Commissioner for...

  Below is the press release published by Reuters Africa:   China has not ruled out a visit by the United Nations human rights chief to its unrest-plagued regions of Tibet and Xinjiang...

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Oct 21, 2014

Tibet: Increased Chinese Crackdown Greatly Reducing...

Below is an article published by The Washington Post; Kunga Dolma waited years to escape the repressive life of her remote Tibetan village, and one day in July [2014] it was time. The soft-spoken 24-year-old...

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Oct 15, 2014

Tibet: Buddhist Places and Symbols Targeted by...

Below is an article published by Asia News: The local government of Tibet has launched a "Rectification and Cleansing" campaign which involves the destruction of religious buildings and places of Buddhist...

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Oct 13, 2014

Tibet: China Rejects Possibility of the Dalai...

China has dismissed the possibility of the Dalai Lama's return to Tibet, days after the exiled spiritual leader indicated he was in contact with Chinese officials over a historic pilgrimage. "Our position...

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Oct 08, 2014

Tibet: Protest for the Return of the Dalai Lama...

  Below is the press release published by Radio Free Asia:   A Tibetan businessman and father of three has been taken into custody by authorities in China’s western province of Sichuan...

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Oct 02, 2014

Tibet: World Summit Cancelled Following Dalai...

Below is an article published by One India News: The World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Cape Town, South Africa, this month [October 2014] has been cancelled owing to denial of a travel visa...

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Sep 29, 2014

Tibet: Villagers Ordered to ‘Celebrate’ F...

Chinese authorities in a protest-hit county in Tibet are ordering villagers to take part in a previously boycotted annual festival in a bid to show local residents as happy and prosperous under Beijing’s...

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Sep 22, 2014

TIBET: FIRST SELF-IMMOLATION PROTEST IN OVER 5...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: A 22-year-old Tibetan student has burned himself to death in front of a police station in Gansu province in protest against Chinese rule —...

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Aug 05, 2014

Tibet: Visa Bans For Human Rights Violators

Below is an article published by Phayu.com : The International Campaign for Tibet, a prominent Tibet advocacy group based in Washington DC, has urged the US government to include Chinese leaders among...

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Jul 22, 2014

Tibet: Fake Twitter Accounts Spread Propagand...

Below is an article published by: New York Times   There’s a lot to admire about Tom Hugo, and not just the washboard abs that are a glaring feature of his Twitter account profile photo. For...

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Jul 15, 2014

Tibet: Tibetan Monk Arrested In May Still Mis...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com : A senior Tibetan monk has been arrested and his followers and family have no clue of his whereabouts, said the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy...

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Jul 08, 2014

Tibet: Dalai Lama Condemns Violence Against Muslims...

  Below is an article published by MyanmarTimes:    The Dalai Lama Sunday [06 July 2014]  reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims,...

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Jun 24, 2014

Tibet: Writers Freed After Serving Sentence

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Two Tibetan writers jailed by Chinese authorities for their commentaries on deadly protests against Chinese rule in 2008 have been freed after they completed...

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Jun 03, 2014

Tibet: Refugees In India Receive Welfare

  Below is an article posted by the Hindustan Times: Half-a-century after the Tibetans-in-exile came to India along with their spiritual head Dalai Lama, the central government is now keen that...

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May 26, 2014

Tibet: Government In Exile Announces Celebrations...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com: The Tibetan government in exile, known officially as the Central Tibetan Administration, will organize a series of major events as part of the “2014...

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May 22, 2014

Tibet: Tourists Wearing “Illegal” Jackets...

Below is an article published by Phayul:   An American citizen of Tibetan origin and his Canadian friend, were arrested by Nepalese police for wearing a jacket with the words “Team Tibet”...

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May 20, 2014

Tibet: International Tibet Solidarity Day Observed...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Tibetans and supporters all over the world on 17 May 2014 observed the "International Tibet Solidarity Day," to express their solidarity with the Tibetan...

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May 15, 2014

Tibet: Silent Demonstration In Brussels Against...

Below is press release from the Tibetaanse-Vlaamse Vriendenkring vzw (Tibetan-Flemish Circle of Friends) On Tuesday 13th May 2014, the Tibetaanse-Vlaamse Vriendenkring (Tibetan-Flemish Circle of Friends)...

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May 07, 2014

UNPO Members Deliver Statements at CESCR on China...

On the occasion of the 52nd session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), representatives of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and of the World Uyghur...

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May 07, 2014

Tibet: USCIRF Report Denounces Severe Violations...

Below is an article published by the Tibet Post: The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom released its 2014 annual report on April 30, criticizing the Chinese government for severe violation...

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May 06, 2014

Tibet: Hundreds Rally Outside Parliament In O...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International: Hundreds of people rallied outside the parliament building in Oslo on Tuesday, April 29 to show their support for His Holiness the Dalai...

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May 01, 2014

Tibet: Monk Detained After Staging a Lone Pro...

Below is an article published by Tibetan Review: Chinese police in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) County of Sichuan Province have detained on April 26 [2014] a 19-year-old Tibetan Buddhist monk after he carried...

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Apr 29, 2014

Tibet: Mixed Feelings Concerning the 25th Birthday...

Below is an article published by Phayul: Tibetans in exile observed the 25th birthday of the 11th Panchen Lama -- one of Tibet's most important spiritual leaders -- with mixed feelings of joy and pain,...

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Apr 25, 2014

Tibet: Village Leaders Detained On Alleged Charges...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia  Authorities in a Tibetan-populated county in southwestern China’s Sichuan province have detained four village leaders following protests...

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Apr 17, 2014

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Tighten Control On...

Below is an article by Radio Free Asia: Chinese authorities in Qinghai province have closed a private school for young monks and implemented other “restrictive policies,” while moving to sack...

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Apr 15, 2014

Tibet: China Cancels Human Rights Dialogue With...

Below is an article from The Guardian:  China has cancelled this week's bilateral human rights dialogue with Britain, which David Cameron highlighted as one of the "important achievements" of...

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Apr 11, 2014

Tibet: Lone Protestor Arrested

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: A young Tibetan was taken into custody Tuesday [9 April 2014] by police in western China’s Sichuan province after he walked alone along a public...

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Apr 04, 2014

Tibet: Two Village Leaders Jailed For Ten Yea...

Below is an article published by Tibetan Review Two village leaders in Tibet’s Driru (Chinese: Biru) County, Nagchu (Naqu) Prefecture, had been given lengthy jail sentences on Jan 14 [2014] for...

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Apr 01, 2014

Tibet: Outspoken Tibetan Communist Leader Die...

Below is an article published by South China Morning Post: Phuntso Wangye (1922-2014), a veteran Tibetan Communist leader who became an outspoken critic of Beijing's hard-line policies towards the autonomous...

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Mar 28, 2014

Tibet: Monks Die From Self-Immolation Injuries...

Below is an article published by the Guardian Liberty Voice Two Tibetan monks who self-immolated last week have died from their burns. The monks self-immolated on the anniversary of a Chinese crackdown...

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Mar 27, 2014

UNPO Joins Tibetans and Uyghurs Demonstrating...

On March 24, 2014, the Chinese President Xi Jinping met the spiritual leader of the Tibetan peoples, the Dalai Lama. Unfortunately, the meeting only happened on a piece of paper on which a Tibetan artist...

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Mar 26, 2014

Tibet: Chinese Man Banned From UN Human Rights...

Below is an article published by Sinosphere: The United Nations has barred a Chinese man from attending a Human Rights Council session in Geneva after he photographed at close range a woman...

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Mar 24, 2014

Tibet: Hundreds Protest Land Seizure Over Gold...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:Hundreds of Tibetans in a county in China's Gansu province staged protests this week [17-23 March 2014] over the seizure of farm land for the construction...

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Mar 20, 2014

Tibet: China Rejects Five Out Of Seven UPR Re...

Below is an article by Phayul: China has rejected all the recommendations on Tibet to the United Nations Review of its human rights record except one; that is to facilitate the visits of the UN High Commissioner...

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Mar 13, 2014

Tibet: Dalai Lama Meets President Of EU’s Economic...

Below is an article published by RTTNEWS Henri Malosse, President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), has met and held talks with the Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader,...

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Mar 11, 2014

Tibet: EU Will Appoint Special Coordinator for...

Below is an article published by Business-Standard: The European Union would make efforts to appoint a special coordinator for Tibet, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) president Henri...

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Mar 05, 2014

Tibet: New Year Celebrations Coincide With Dalai...

Below is an article by Radio Free Asia: In a move certain to anger Chinese authorities, Tibetans living in western China’s Sichuan and Qinghai provinces are celebrating the Tibetan New Year this...

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Feb 25, 2014

Tibet: Dalai Lama Meets Tibetans In Exile In ...

Below is an article from Phayul:  The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama told Tibetans living here that the issue of Tibet must be resolved through dialogue with China and not by...

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Feb 19, 2014

Tibet: Desperate Acts of Resistance Continue

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: A former Tibetan monk who self-immolated in protest against Chinese rule near the restive Kirti monastery in Sichuan province last week has died and his...

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Feb 14, 2014

Tibet: China Jails Two Activists In Secret Tr...

Below is an article published by the Tibetan Review: China has given lengthy jail sentences in January 2014 to two Tibetan activists on unknown charges in Driru (Chinese: Biru) County of Nagchu (Naqu)...

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Feb 04, 2014

Tibet: Prominent Local Leader Remains Impriso...

Below is a press release published by the Tibetan Review: China has refused to release a prominent local Tibetan Buddhist leader whom it had detained since Dec 6, 2013 without specifying any exact charge...

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Jan 28, 2014

Tibet: Nomad Relocation Plan To Be Completed

Below is an article from Voice of America: China says it has completed its massive relocation project of Tibetan nomads into new settlements in the Tibetan Autonomous Region. The controversial project...

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Jan 27, 2014

Tibet: Ranked By Freedom House Among Worst Territories...

Below is an article published by Tibetan Review: Chinese ruled Tibet, as opposed to China itself, figures among the 12 worst of the worst in civil and political rights in US rights group Freedom House’s...

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Jan 23, 2014

Tibet: Reaching Out To Chinese Diaspora

Below is an article by Radio Australia: Dicki Chhoyang, spokeswoman for the Tibetan-government-in-exile, is in Australia for the annual Festival of Tibet in Brisbane but she's also embarked on a campaign...

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Jan 17, 2014

Tibet: Writer Released After 5 Years Of Impri...

Below is an article published by Phayul: A Tibetan writer and environmentalist jailed in March 2009 has been released from a Chinese detention centre in Lanzhou on January 12 [2014], the Tibetan Centre...

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Jan 14, 2014

Tibet: Three Monasteries Shut Down

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post:  Sources coming out of Tibet say, Chinese authorities have shut-down three Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Driru County, Kham Region of eastern Tibet,...

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Jan 13, 2014

Tibet: Blaze Destroys Tibetan Shangri-la

Below is an article published by the Tibet Post: A huge blaze which occurred early on 11 January has burned down 70% of the ancient Dorkhar town in the Gyalthang County, Kham Region of Eastern Tibet,...

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Jan 10, 2014

Tibet: Dalai Lama Expressed His Respect For The...

Below is an article published by Business Standard: The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, said Friday [10 January 2014] that the Tibetan community is passing through a difficult phase, but...

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Dec 19, 2013

Tibet: More Foreign Journalists In North Korea...

Below is an article published by The Washington Post: The Tibetan Autonomous Region of China has been largely closed to the outside world since it was wracked by popular protests in 2008. But the extreme...

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Dec 17, 2013

East Turkestan: Extra-judicial Practices Undermine...

Below is an article published by Aljazeera: China's announcement that it would abolish its infamous practice of "re-education through labour" last month raised hopes for a major step forward for human...

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Dec 17, 2013

Tibet: Human Rights Violations Denounced By European...

Below is an article published by the International Campaign for Tibet: A new report adopted by the European Parliament raises strong concern about the human rights situation in Tibet, detailing the high...

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Dec 13, 2013

Tibet/East Turkestan: Chinese Assimilationist...

Below is an article published by The Japan Times: Nationalism arouses solidarity and generates identity politics that threaten ethnic and religious minorities. Defining the “we” also defines...

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Dec 12, 2013

Tibet: Exile Leader Avows Genuine Autonomy, Not...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Tibetan exile political leader Lobsang Sangay reassured the Chinese leadership on Tuesday [10 December 2013] that Tibetans do not seek separation from...

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Dec 04, 2013

Tibet: Chinese Government Maintain Repressive...

Below is an article published by the BBC News China: We are high in the jagged mountains that rise towards the Tibetan plateau. Harsh and beautiful, this region outside Tibet itself is home to six million...

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Dec 02, 2013

Tibet: Icelandic Parliamentarians Denounce Actions...

Below is a press release published by the Iceland Review: Ten MPs from all Icelandic political parties except Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð’s Progressive Party have submitted a parliamentary...

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Nov 29, 2013

UNPO Members Attend Sixth Session Of The Forum...

More than 20 representatives of nine Members (Uyghurs, Sindh, Khmer Krom, Ahwazi, Assyria, Chin, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Tibet and Ogaden) attended the sixth Session of the Forum on Minority Issues held...

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Nov 28, 2013

Tibet: Tibetans In Exile Pressure For Buddhist...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Tibetans in exile, on Monday, 25 Nov. [2013] appealed International community and Tibet support groups to urge and pressure China to release the imprisoned...

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Nov 25, 2013

Tibet: Monk Jailed For Pursuing Independence

Below is a press release  published by: Radio Free Asia  A court in western China’s Sichuan province has ordered a Tibetan monk jailed for four and a half years for seeking independence...

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Nov 20, 2013

Tibet: Spain Orders Arrest Of Five Former Chinese...

Below is an article published by International Campaign for Tibet: Judges in the Spanish National Court today [18 November 2013] ordered warrants of arrest to be issued against five Chinese leaders, including...

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Nov 18, 2013

Tibet: HRW Urges China to End Re-education Through...

Below is an article published by Human Rights Watch: The Chinese government should follow news that it will abolish the abusive Re-education Through Labor  system by announcing...

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Nov 18, 2013

Tibet: HRW Urges China to End Re-education Through...

Below is an article published by Human Rights Watch: The Chinese government should follow news that it will abolish the abusive Re-education Through Labor  system by announcing...

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Nov 15, 2013

Tibet: China Responsible To Protect Fragile E...

Below is an article by The Tibet Post International: His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorjee Tuesday [12 November 2013] called on the 60 monks and nuns attending the conference to lead water...

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Nov 12, 2013

Tibet: 15 Detained By Chinese Security Forces

Below is an article by Radio Free Asia: Chinese security forces have detained 15 Tibetan villagers and banned mass petitioning in a Tibetan county after residents pushed for the release of a local writer...

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Nov 08, 2013

Tibet: Investigation Team Encounters Difficulties...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Journalists and researchers sent by China’s central government to investigate conditions in a Tibetan-populated mining area in Qinghai province...

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Nov 05, 2013

Tibet : Voice Of The Dalai Lama Suppressed

Below is an article by The Independent: China is vowing to silence the voice of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in his homeland Tibet by tightening media controls to ensure his “propaganda”...

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Nov 01, 2013

Tibet: China Sentences Monk To Seven Years In...

Below is an article by Phayul: A differently abled Tibetan monk from Dhidha region in Pema County, Golog, has been sentenced to seven years in prison by Chinese authorities on charges of “separatism”,...

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Oct 29, 2013

Tibet: Exiled Tibetan NGO’s Attend ‘Asia Democratic...

Below is an article by the Tibet Post: Members of exiled Tibetan NGOs attended the Founding Assembly of the 'Asia Democracy Network' and the '3rd Seoul Democracy Forum' held in Seoul, Korea. The meeting...

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Oct 22, 2013

Tibet: Monk Released From Prison Prematurely

Below is an article by Radio Free Asia: Authorities in northwestern China’s Gansu province have released a Tibetan monk from prison before he had served his full sentence for his role in protests...

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Oct 21, 2013

Tibet: Polluted Water From Chinese Mine Contaminates...

Below is an article by Radio Free Asia: Polluted water from a Chinese mining site in a Tibetan-populated area in western China’s Sichuan province has spilled into a nearby river, killing large numbers...

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Oct 14, 2013

Tibet: Community Leader Jailed Over Involvement...

Below is an article by: Phayul.com. A Chinese court in Tibet's Qinghai has sentenced a Tibetan community leader to 10 years in jail reportedly for his involvement in a self-immolation protest, reported...

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Oct 08, 2013

Tibet: Unarmed Protesters Targeted By Chinese...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Chinese security forces shot and wounded at least 60 Tibetans as they fired into a crowd demanding the release of a villager who had led protests against...

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Oct 07, 2013

Tibet: Wife Of Jailed Filmmaker Appeals For His...

Below is an article by: Phayul.com. The wife of jailed Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen will appeal for her husband's release on Wednesday. Lhamo Tso will be accompanied by Hollywood actor Peter Coyote...

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Oct 04, 2013

Tibet: The Forgotten Struggle

Below is an article published by the Huffington Post:  At the outset of the First World War, the 13th Dalai Lama wrote a letter to the British Government offering 1,000 of his best warriors to the...

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Oct 02, 2013

Tibet: Dalai Lama Opens Four Day Teaching Ses...

Below is an article by The Tibet Post After successfully concluding about a 10-day trip to four European nations, the spiritual leader of Tibet His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Monday, September 30...

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Sep 23, 2013

Tibet: EU Voices Concerns Over Rights Violati...

Below is an article published by the Business Standard: The European Union (EU) has noted "worrying trends in key areas of human rights concern" in Tibet, it said in a statement. "I noted...

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Sep 17, 2013

Tibet: China Sentences Three Monks To Prison

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Three Tibetan monks detained last year from Wonpo Monastery have been sentenced to prison, with two monks receiving four years and another receiving three...

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Sep 11, 2013

Tibet: Prisoner Released Due To Health Reason...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Authorities in western China’s Sichuan province have released a Tibetan prisoner in poor health after he had served all but seven months of a three-year...

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Sep 09, 2013

Tibet: 26th Task Force on Negotiation Meeting...

Below is an article published by theTibetpost.com To review and discuss the ongoing developments in Tibet and China, the Tibetan Task Force on Negotiation on Thursday begins its 26th meeting at the headquarters...

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Sep 05, 2013

Tibet: Urging G20 Leaders To Unite For Tibet

Below is an article published by Phayul The G20 summit is the premier international forum for discussing global economic issues and the first since Xi Jinping took over the reins as President of China. Copies...

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Sep 03, 2013

Tibet: Deputy Chief Minister Of Goa Receives ...

Below is an article published by: phayul.com A south zone Tibetan parliamentary delegation has called on the Deputy Chief Minister of Goa on Sunday [01 September 2013] as a part of the “Solidarity...

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Sep 02, 2013

Tibet: Two Indian Delegations Meet With Offic...

Below is an article published by the Tibet Post: Two separate delegations from the Indo-Tibetan Friendship Association and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) visited the exile Tibetan community this week...

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Aug 30, 2013

Enforced Disappearances: The Deafening Silence...

Since the Second World War, enforced disappearances have been a common occurrence around the world. Under Augusto Pinochet’s seventeen-year rule in Chile, 2,279 people were abducted and killed by...

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Aug 30, 2013

Tibet: Minority Singer Jailed For Challenging...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Shawo Tashi, 40, was handed his sentence by the People’s Intermediate Court in Malho (in Chinese, Huangnan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. The...

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Aug 28, 2013

Tibet: Nun Released From Jail In Poor Conditi...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Shedrub Lhamo, a 40-year-old nun of the Ganden Choeling nunnery in Sichuan’s Kardze (in Chinese, Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, was released...

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Aug 26, 2013

Tibet: Mine Protesters Appeal to Beijing

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Tibetans challenging Chinese mining operations in northwestern China’s Qinghai province have vowed to take their protest to Beijing, citing what...

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Aug 21, 2013

Tibet: Mining Activity Continues At Disputed Tibetan...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Meanwhile, work remains stalled at the second site while developments at a third remain unclear, a resident of Qinghai’s Dzatoe (in Chinese, Zaduo)...

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Aug 19, 2013

Tibet: China Puts Self-Immolator’s Husband On...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com: An Intermediate court in Tibet’s Ngaba region has sentenced a Tibetan man to death for allegedly killing his wife who the exile Tibetans say had died...

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Aug 16, 2013

Tibet: Livestock Culled To Make Way For Chinese...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia The slaughter, which witnesses described as “indiscriminate,” began early in August in Ngamring (in Chinese, Angren) county in the Shigatse...

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Aug 15, 2013

Tibet: Four Monks Released From Labor Camp

Below is an article published by RadioFreeAsia: Authorities in northwestern China’s Qinghai province have released four Tibetan monks from a re-education through labor facility several months ahead...

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Aug 14, 2013

Tibet: Website of Dalai Lama Hacked

Below is an article published by Aljazeera: Hackers have attacked Dalai Lama's Chinese-language website, installing an unidentified piece of malware which could have compromised visitors' computers, a...

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Aug 12, 2013

Tibet: Greater Responsibility For Diaspora

Below is an article published by the Timesofindia: Addressing a large group of foreign-born Tibetan children who are currently on a summer camp programme to the hill town, Gyalwang Karmapa...

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Aug 08, 2013

Tibet: Shoton Religious Festival Held Under Tight...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Chinese authorities in Tibet’s regional capital Lhasa have deployed over 1,000 police and armed security personnel at a large monastery in the...

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Aug 05, 2013

Tibet: China Shuts Down Monastery in Nagchu

Below is an article published by Tibet.net: The Chinese government has forcibly shut down a Tibetan monastery, Gaden Dhargyeling based in Shak Rongpo in Nagchu county in eastern Tibet, over its alleged...

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Aug 02, 2013

Tibet: Political Prisoners Released Abused And...

Below Is an article publish by Radio Free Asia: Chinese authorities in Qinghai and Sichuan provinces have released two Tibetan prisoners in poor health after jailing them for suspected involvement in...

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Jul 31, 2013

Tibet: Apple Supplier Violates Minorities Labour...

Below is an article published by Phayul: The US based China Labour Watch published an investigative report detailing the labor violations of three factories of Pegatron Group, a major supplier to Apple....

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Jul 29, 2013

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Crackdown On Tibetan...

Below is an article published by phayul.com: Leaflets calling for Tibet’s independence and the long life of Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama have been found scattered on a mountain...

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Jul 22, 2013

Tibet: 17 Tibetans Wounded After Attack

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International: Emerging reports coming out Tibet say, several Tibetans seriously wounded in a major attack by Han Chinese at Arik Dragkar County, Amdho...

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Jul 19, 2013

Tibet: China To Strengthen Suppression Of Tibetan...

Below is an article published by The Times of India: China on Wednesday [17 July 2013] said it will intensify a crackdown against illegal publications and "reactionary" promotional products like pamphlets,...

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Jul 17, 2013

Tibet: Former Communist Party Senior Official...

Below is an article published by Spiegel: A Tibetan who once believed in the Chinese Communist Party and carved out a career within the Beijing bureaucracy has now decided to publish a damning report...

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Jul 16, 2013

Tibet: 500-year-old Tibetan Frescos To Be Res...

Below is an article published by The Business Standard: Chinese experts will soon start a massive drive to restore a group of valuable frescos in Tibet that have been exposed to over 500 years...

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Jul 10, 2013

Tibet: Chinese Police Shoot Tibetan Monks Celebrating...

Below is an article published by International Campaign For Tibet:     Two Tibetan monks were shot in the head and several others seriously injured after Chinese police opened fire at a crowd...

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Jul 08, 2013

Tibet: Dalai Lama Celebrates 78th Birthday, Wishes...

Below is an article published by The Telegraph: The Dalai Lama said he was counting on young people to created [sic] a "happier" century as he celebrated his 78th birthday on Saturday [6 July 2013] in...

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Jul 06, 2013

Dalai Lama: 50 Thoughts For A Better World

Below is an article published by Times of India: 1) If people trust you, you have no grounds for fear, suspicion or jealousy. 2) Despite the superficial differences between us, we need to have a sense...

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Jul 05, 2013

UNPO Congratulates the Dalai Lama On His 78th...

Years before he became His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama,  the man then known as Tenzin Gyatso was born on 6 July 1935 to an agricultural family, in a little hamlet situated in Taktser, Amdo, north-eastern...

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Jul 04, 2013

Tibet: Is China’s Tibet Policy On The Road To...

Below is an article published by Voice of America: Worshipping the Dalai Lama remains illegal in Tibetan areas of China, despite earlier reports of changes in China's policies in Lhasa and in some parts...

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Jul 01, 2013

Tibet: Two Million Tibetans Relocated Since 2...

Below is an article published by the SCMP:  More than two million Tibetans in China have been forced to change homes or relocate in a government-sponsored programme that is damaging their traditional...

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Jun 25, 2013

Tibet: China Yet Again Not Obliging Human Rights...

Below is an article published by Human Rights Watch: The 32nd round of the European Union (EU)-China Human Rights Dialogue further lowers the bar for effective, principled human rights...

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Jun 21, 2013

Tibet: Tsering Woeser Placed Under House Arre...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Tibetan poet and writer Tsering Woeser said on Thursday [20 June 2013] that she has been placed under house arrest by authorities who she felt want to...

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Jun 20, 2013

Tibet: Indian Political Parties Urge Government...

Below is an article published by Phayul: The Arunachal Pradesh state unit of Nationalist Congress Party, a coalition partner in the ruling UPA in New Delhi, called on both the centre and state governments...

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Jun 18, 2013

Tibet: Campaigners Urge G8 Leaders To Address...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com: Tibet campaigners called on leaders of the G8 countries to stand together in addressing the crisis in Tibet and lead the way on a new diplomatic initiative...

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Jun 14, 2013

Tibet: Chinese Diplomats Threaten French Journalist...

Below is an article from Reporters Without Borders:  Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the way Chinese diplomatic personnel have harassed and threatened French journalist Cyril Payen, a reporter...

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Jun 11, 2013

Tibet's Environment: Denuding, Degrading...

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Jun 07, 2013

Tibet: First Education Advisory Meeting Held By...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International     The first Education Advisory Committee Meeting of Tibetan schools is being organised by Department of Education (DoE) of the...

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Jun 05, 2013

Tibet: Refugees Without Legal Documentation In...

Below is an article published by Zeibiz: Tibetan refugees in Nepal, many of who have been here for decades, say they lack the documentation they need to lead normal lives.“Without any form of identification...

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Jun 04, 2013

Tibet: FIDH Urges China To Resume Dialogue

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: The largest international human rights organisation based in France has urged the new leadership of China to resume dialogue with representatives of the...

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Jun 03, 2013

Tibet: China Dams Tibet

Below is an article published by The Tibetan Review: Building dams on the Nu river (Tibetan: Gyalmo Ngulchu) in Tibet stopped in 2004 by China’s then Premier Wen Jiabao due to serious environmental...

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May 30, 2013

Tibet: Six Missing Buddhist Monks Located In Chinese...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International:   The whereabouts of the monks were unknown after they were arrested in a series of arrests that were conducted by the Chinese military...

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May 29, 2013

Tibet: Mining Operations Bring Thousands To P...

Below is a story published by The Tibet Post: Thousands of local Tibetans from Driru county of eastern Tibet gathered at a sacred Tibetan mountain on Saturday to demonstrate against the Chinese government's...

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May 27, 2013

Tibet: State Of The World’s Human Rights Report...

Below is an article published by phayul.com: A new report on China has painted a grim picture of the world’s most populous country’s human rights record and revealed that Chinese authorities...

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May 23, 2013

Tibet: US Senators Agree To 5,000 Visas For Tibetan...

Below is an article from the Times of India: US lawmakers debating a landmark immigration bill on Tuesday [21 May 2013] approved the provision of 5,000 visas to Tibetan refugees to enter the United States...

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May 17, 2013

Tibet: Gartse Jigme Receives Five-Year Prison...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia   A Chinese court in Qinghai province has handed a five-year prison term to a popular Tibetan writer after holding him in secret following his detention...

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May 16, 2013

Tibet: New Bird Flu Outbreak Detected

Below is an article published by Phayul: China’s Ministry of Agriculture on Monday [13 May 2013] said 35 chickens at a farm in a village in Nyingtri “showed symptoms of the suspected avian...

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May 15, 2013

Tibet: Dalai Lama Discusses The Sacredness Of...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com:  MADISON, May 14: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama today said that the unity of the three Cholkha (provinces) of Tibet –...

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May 14, 2013

Tibet: Government In Exile To Oversee All Schools...

Below is an article published by The Diplomat: For a dramatic glimpse of dislocation, one needs look no further than the lives of Tibetan students – both refugees in India, Nepal and Bhutan; but...

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May 13, 2013

Tibet: Lobsang Sangay Completes US Tour

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay, the political leader of Tibet, concluded his third official visit to the United States of America on May 10, 2013. The Sikyong...

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May 13, 2013

Tibet: Lobsang Sangay Completes US Tour

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay, the political leader of Tibet, concluded his third official visit to the United States of America on May 10, 2013. The Sikyong...

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May 10, 2013

Tibet: China Destroys Ancient Buddhist Symbols...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International: Ignoring both religious freedom and the outcry of the Tibetan people, the Chinese authorities have begun demolishing the ancient capital...

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May 08, 2013

Tibet: Dalai Lama Denounces Aggressions On Muslim...

  Below is an article published by Reuters:       The Dalai Lama, a foremost Buddhist leader, told an audience at the University of Maryland at the start of a U.S. tour that the...

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May 07, 2013

Tibet: Chinese Mines Pollute Tibet's Wat...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Chinese mining activities in Tibet are being conducted with little regard for the region’s environment and have led to widespread damage, including...

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May 06, 2013

Tibet: Religious Freedom Worse Than Over Past...

Below is an article published by the Tibet Post This second US report came just two weeks after the Secretary of State John F. Kerry, said under the pretext of maintaining social stability, the Chinese...

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May 03, 2013

Tibet: Activist Freed From Prison After 25 Ye...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Chinese authorities in Tibet have released one of the region’s longest-serving political prisoners and sent him home in critical condition following...

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Apr 30, 2013

Tibet: Tibetan Leader Praises Dalai Lama

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International: The democratically-elected leader of Tibetans Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay praised His Holiness the Dalai Lama's remarkable lifetime service...

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Apr 29, 2013

Tibet: Dalai Lama To Speak At Sydney University...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: The University of Sydney, one of Australia’s top institutions of higher learning, has reversed a decision taken earlier this month to cancel a talk...

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Apr 26, 2013

Tibet: Remembering The 11th Panchen Lama

Below is an article published by the International Campaign for Tibet : On 25 April 2012, the International Campaign for Tibet released its report, “60 Years of Chinese Misrule: The Case for Cultural...

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Apr 25, 2013

Tibet: French MPS Called On Hollande To Raise...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: On the eve of french President Francois Hollande's visit to China, Senator André Gattolin (EELV, Hauts-de-Seine) and Deputies Noel Mamère...

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Apr 22, 2013

Tibet: Human Rights In China Worsening

Below is an article published by Bangkokpost: http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/346107/human-rights-in-china-worsening-us-finds China's human rights record worsened in 2012 amid an increasingly harsh...

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Apr 18, 2013

Tibet: Australian University Cancelled Talk With...

Below is an article published by The Guardian: Sydney University, ranked in the world's top 50, cancelled the visit by the Nobel peace laureate, scheduled for June [2013], to avoid damaging its ties with...

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Apr 15, 2013

Tibet: US Secretary of State Urged to Make Tibet...

Below is an article published by Voice of America: Twenty-one U.S. senators have urged Secretary of State John Kerry to make Tibet an "integral issue" during his visit to China on Saturday. In a bipartisan...

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Apr 10, 2013

Tibet: European Parliament Holds 'Tears of...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International : […] "Tensions between the local Tibetans and the Chinese state have increased since the Tibetan uprising against the Chinese rule...

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Apr 09, 2013

Tibet: Dalai Lama To Be Received By Swiss Par...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Ms. Maya Graf, who is the President of the Federal Parliament of Switzerland, will meet with His Holiness in the Parliament building on April 16. In a...

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Apr 08, 2013

Tibet: Chinese-Controlled Gyama Mine Is Destroying...

Below is an article published by Care2: An avalanche of rock and mud buried 83 miners at the Gyama mine in central Tibet last Friday (5 April 2013). Thousands of rescuers have slowly been pulling out...

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Apr 05, 2013

Tibet: Julia Gillard Urged To Raise Human Rights...

Below is an article published by The Australian:   Ms Gillard starts a six-day visit to China on Friday [5 April 2013] and will be one of the first world leaders to meet with President Xi since...

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Apr 04, 2013

Tibet: Lethal Landslide Revives Sensitive Mining...

Below is an article published by The New York Times: One after another, the bodies have kept coming. By Wednesday [3 April 2013], rescuers had pulled 66 dead miners from the snow-covered rubble. They...

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Apr 02, 2013

Tibet: Political Prisoner Released After 17 Y...

Below is an article published by USA Today: China has released noted Tibetan political prisoner Jigme Gyatso after 17 years in prison on charges of endangering national security and separatism, an overseas...

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Apr 02, 2013

Documentaries On Wheels Screening In Amsterda...

Indigenous Movement, dedicated to raise awareness on implementation of United Declaration on the rights of the indigenous people, has recently launched the Documentaries on Wheels program, which is dedicated...

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Mar 28, 2013

Tibet: Spear-Phishing Attack Through Android ...

Below is an article published by SC Magazine: According to research by Kaspersky Lab experts Costin Raiu, Kurt Baumgartner and Denis Maslennikov, targeted messages were sent to activists and human rights...

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Mar 25, 2013

Tibet: Issue Raised In Canadian And Australian...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com: A Canadian parliamentarian, David Sweet, raised the issue of Tibet in the House of Commons on Thursday and called upon Xi Jinping to meet with the leaders of...

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Mar 22, 2013

Tibet: Three Activists Jailed For “State Su...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International : On March 18, 2013, the so called Chinese 'Intermediate People's Court' in eastern Tso-ngon in Amdho region of Tibet (Haidong Prefecture...

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Mar 20, 2013

Tibet: US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranked...

Below is an article published by The Economic Times: "Tibet today is one of the most repressed and closed societies in the world, where merely talking on the phone can land you in jail. Support for the...

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Mar 19, 2013

Tibet: Tibetans And Chinese Discuss Crisis

Below is an article published by Phayul: In an open exchange of ideas between Tibetan and Chinese on the current crisis inside Tibet, more than a dozen Chinese scholars and students met with Tibetans...

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Mar 18, 2013

Tibet: UK MPs Urged To Raise Tibet With David...

Below is an article published by Phayul:     Organisers said the focus of this year's lobby was “to call on MPs to ask David Cameron to make a public statement of concern on Tibet and...

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Mar 14, 2013

Tibet: China Sentences Tortured Monk To Five ...

Below is an article published by Phayul: A Tibetan monk who was hospitalised last year [2012] after suffering severe beating and torture in Chinese police custody has been rearrested and sentenced to...

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Mar 13, 2013

Tibet: Conference On China’s New Leadership

Below is an article published by Phayul: A senior Tibetan leader today called for a common ground where people from East Turkestan, Tibet, and Southern Mongolia could cooperate and learn from each other’s...

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Mar 12, 2013

International WUC Conference Focuses On Impact...

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) – in collaboration with the UNPO, Society for Threatened People and the National Endowment for Democracy – held a major international conference from 11 –...

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Mar 07, 2013

Tibet: National Uprising Day Now Also Martyr’s...

Below is an article published by Phayul:   http://www.phayul.com/news/article.aspx?id=33129&article=March+10+Tibetan+Nation+Uprising+Day+now+also+Martyr%E2%80%99s+Day&t=1&c=1     The...

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Mar 06, 2013

Tibet: New China Leader, New Possibilities?

Below is an article published by Voice of America: Speaking to VOA during a rally for Tibetan rights in New Delhi prior to China's National People’s Congress, Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the...

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Mar 05, 2013

Tibet: China Jails Senior Buddhist Monk

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International: A Chinese court on Friday sentenced a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk to one year and three months in prison for his alleged involvement in the...

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Mar 04, 2013

Tibet: Appeal To The Community In Exile

Below is an article published by Phayul.com The exiled chief abbot of a Tibetan monastery at the centre of a wave of self-immolations called on Tibetans in exile to take responsibility as Tibet continues...

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Mar 01, 2013

Tibet: China Prevents Canadian Ambassador Vis...

Below is an article published by the Globe and Mail:   China’s government has barred Canada’s new ambassador from visiting Tibet as desperate monks prolong their wave of self-immolations...

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Feb 22, 2013

Tibet: Petition For The Official Adoption Of Tibetan...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com: In what is being billed as the first petition ever to be directed to the Dharamshala based exile Tibetan administration, a Tibetan organisation in Switzerland...

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Feb 21, 2013

Tibet: Activists Demand International Interve...

Below is an article published by Times of India: Tibetan activists demanded immediate intervention by international leaders after self-immolation protests in Tibet reportedly reached the tragic milestone...

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Feb 18, 2013

Tibet: British MPs Urge China To Listen To Gr...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post:   Members of the British Parliament on Wednesday called on the Chinese government to urgently examine policies in Tibet as separate reports emerged...

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Feb 14, 2013

Tibet: 100 Years After 13th Dalai Lama Political...

Below is an article published by The International Campaign for Tibet:   Professor Ngawang Thondup Narkyid, who was a Tibetan government official at the time of the People's Republic of China's...

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Feb 12, 2013

Tibet: Label Tibetan Places On Google Maps In...

Below is an article published by International Business Times: On the occasion of the centennial of Tibet's proclamation of independence, the Tibetan Youth Association in Europe (TYAE) is approaching...

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Feb 07, 2013

Tibet: Three Films At Human Rights Film Festi...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com: A film festival on the state of global human rights, currently underway in Oslo, Norway will be focusing on Tibet with the screening of three prominent Tibetan...

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Feb 05, 2013

Tibet: Peaceful Protester Succumbs To His Injuries...

Below is an article published by Phayul: A Tibetan man has succumbed to his injuries, nine months after he sustained severe injuries in a violent police crackdown on peaceful protest in Ba Dzong region...

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Jan 31, 2013

Tibet: Solidarity Campaign Starts In New Delh...

Below is an article published by Phayul: The four-day Tibet solidarity campaign began on a high political note in the Indian capital on the 30th of January with top Indian leaders from both sides of...

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Jan 30, 2013

Tibet: Senior Monks Disappeared

Below is an article published by Phayul.com: In an alarming development, Chinese authorities in central Tibet have reportedly detained some of the senior most monks, including abbots and chant masters...

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Jan 29, 2013

Tibet: MPs Meet Senior Leaders In India

Below is an article published by Phayul.com : A Tibetan parliamentary delegation on a lobbying tour of south India met with eminent personalities in the state of Tamil Nadu and spoke at leading educational...

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Jan 24, 2013

Tibet: MEP Urges China To Allow Mission To Tibet...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com: A senior member of the European Parliament has challenged China’s ambassador to the European Union to facilitate a fact-finding visit to Tibet by members...

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Jan 24, 2013

Religious Persecution By China: A Horror Stor...

Please find below UNPO's press release on the hearing:   Landmark Hearing Urges the European Union to Act Upon Religious Persecution By China   European Parliament Hearing brings evidence...

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Jan 22, 2013

Tibet: “Leaving Fear Behind” Filmmaker Is...

Below is an article published by Filming for Tibet:   In an unusual move, it has been learned by Filming for Tibet that filmmaker and political prisoner Dhondup Wangchen has been transferred from...

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Jan 18, 2013

Tibet: Human Rights Reach ‘New Low’

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Tibetan human rights have plunged to “a new low,” an exile group said in a report Thursday [17 January 2013], urging Chinese authorities to...

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Jan 17, 2013

Tibet: India Senior Minister Pledges To Raise...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com:   A senior minister in India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, has pledged to raise the issue of Tibet in the Indian Parliament. Shivpal Singh...

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Jan 16, 2013

Tibet: Parliamentarians Set To Commence Second...

Below is an article published by Phayul:   Tibetan Parliamentarians on an all-India lobbying campaign for global intervention in the crisis in Tibet have met with the Honourable Governor of Odhisha...

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Jan 15, 2013

Tibet: Arrested For Sharing Information

Below you can find an article published by Dossier Tibet:   Chinese authorities have arrested eight Tibetans, including a family member of a self-immolator, for sharing information with outsiders...

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Jan 10, 2013

Tibet: 27 Monks Expelled From Monastery

Below is the article published by The Tibet Post: Twenty seven monks were expelled from a Tibetan monastery in eastern Tibet in one day after refusing to comply with new controls on their religious practice. According...

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Jan 09, 2013

Tibet: Parliamentary Delegation Garners Support...

Below is an article published by Phayul:   A Tibetan parliamentary delegation leading a month-long lobbying campaign seeking support for international intervention in the ongoing crisis in Tibet...

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Jan 04, 2013

Tibet: China Dialogue Stalled Under Hu Jintao

Below is an article published by Phayul.com:   Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari, the former Special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, said the stalled dialogue process with China failed to make much progress...

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Jan 03, 2013

Tibet: Nonviolence should be of paramount importance...

  Below is an article published by Zee News: Dharamsala: The solution to the Tibet conflict should be based on dialogue and nonviolence, Tibetan PM-in-exile Lobsang Sangay has said. "The Tibetan...

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Dec 28, 2012

China’s New Leadership: Challenges For Human...

Below is a Press Release from the World Uyghur Congress:   The World Uyghur Congress is pleased to announce that it will be holding a conference in collaboration with the Society for Threatened...

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Dec 28, 2012

Tibet: Preparing The Younger Generation To Continue...

Below is an article published by the Central Tibetan Administration:   Tibetan Parliament Speaker Penpa Tsering has said the younger generation of Tibet would have to take the responsibility to...

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Dec 21, 2012

Tibet: US Congress Urges Obama To Take Action...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com:     A letter to U.S. President Barack Obama urging him to exercise greater international leadership in improving the human rights situation in...

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Dec 20, 2012

Tibet: UK Urges China To Respect Human Rights

  Below is an article published by ZeeNews.com: Britain has asked China to hold "meaningful dialogue" with Tibetan communities over the human rights situation, including the self-immolations in...

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Dec 19, 2012

Tibet: Aid Programs Not Fulfilling Aims

  Below is an article from Caixin Online: Central government programs aimed at promoting economic development in the Tibet Autonomous region have had a disappointing effect on the local economy,...

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Dec 17, 2012

Tibet: Special EU Coordinator For Tibet

Below you can find an article published by Phayul: In further boost to calls for establishing a special European Union coordinator for Tibet, a Member of the European Parliament on Thursday [December...

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Dec 14, 2012

Tibet: Letter Of Concern To Xi Jinping

Below is an article published by Phayul An authoritative group of Tibet experts submitted a letter to China’s president in waiting, Xi Jinping, expressing their “deep concern” about...

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Dec 12, 2012

Tibet: Monks Arrested For Supporting Student ...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com:     Chinese authorities in eastern Tibet have arrested three Tibetan monks for their reported role in sending...

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Dec 11, 2012

Tibet: Global Call For Rights And Action

Below you can find an article published by The Tibet Post International:   December 10 [2012], International Human Rights Day, celebrated the 64th Anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of...

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Dec 07, 2012

Tibet: Imprisoned Writer Receives Prize For Defending...

The following article was published by Phayul:   A Tibetan writer serving a ten and half year term has been awarded the ‘Liu Xiaobo Courage to Write Award 2012’ by the Independent Chinese...

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Dec 07, 2012

Demand For Global Solidarity With Tibet

Today, on the 10th of December 2012 Human Rights Day is celebrated on the occasion of the 64th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted...

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Dec 06, 2012

Tibet : Head of Tibetan Administration Appeals...

Below is an article published by Phayul: The Dharamshala based Central Tibetan Administration today launched a barrage of new initiatives as a precursor to the 2013 ‘Solidarity with Tibet Campaign’...

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Dec 05, 2012

Tibet: OS X Malwares Occur On Websites Supporting...

Below is an article published by V3:   A new OS X malware sample has been spotted by researchers on sites claiming to support of the Dalai Lama.   Researchers from both Intego and F-Secure...

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Nov 29, 2012

Tibet: Dalai Lama Urges Commitment To Non-Violence...

Below is an article published in The Times of India: The Dalai Lama is now Prof Dalai Lama, thanks to Tumkur University which conferred honorary professorship on the 77-year-old spiritual leader on Tuesday. Within...

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Nov 26, 2012

Tibet: China Should Allow UN Visit

Below is an article published by DNA:   The newly appointed Chinese leaders should accept the requests for official visits to Tibet by the UN nominees and implement recommendations made by...

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Nov 23, 2012

Tibet: Education Opportunities For Tibetan Se...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International: On November 23 [2012], the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) launched the Tibet Education Project (TEP), a two-year programme funded by...

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Nov 22, 2012

Tibet: Chime Youngdung Presents Tibetan Social...

Below is an article published by Tibetan Social Service: Mr. Chime Youngdung, currently Director of Tibetan Social Service (TSS) with its main office in Dharamsala (India), has started his European tour...

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Nov 16, 2012

Tibet: Impact Of China Leadership Change

Below is an article published by Avaaz.org: China's Communist party just wrapped up its 18th Congress with elaborate declarations of national unity and social harmony, and the announcement of their wholly...

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Nov 14, 2012

Tibet: Second Meeting International Tibetan Support...

Below is an article published by Phayul: Around two hundred members of Tibetan Support Groups from 43 countries will attend the Special International Tibet Support Groups Meeting from November 16 to 18...

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Nov 13, 2012

Tibet: Dalai Lama Urges Japanese MPs To Visit...

Below is an article published by The Telegraph:   The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader was addressing around 130 parliamentarians including Shinzo Abe, a former premier who is seen as a favourite...

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Nov 12, 2012

Tibet: Students Demonstrate For Freedom

Below is an article published by Voice of America:   Hundreds of students have taken to the streets in eastern Tibet to demonstrate support for protestors who are demanding greater freedoms under...

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Nov 08, 2012

Tibet: Appeal To 18th Congress

Below is an article published on Phayul:   On the eve of China’s once-a-decade leadership change, the exile Tibetan Parliament today [8 November 2012] urged China’s new leaders to accept...

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Nov 06, 2012

Tibet: Free Journalist Dhondup Wangchen

  Below is an article published by The Guardian: Press freedom watchdog, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), is asking people to sign a petition aimed at freeing Tibetan journalist Dhondup...

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Nov 05, 2012

Tibet: China Objects Navi Pillay’s Critique

Below is an article published by The Washington Post:   China strongly objected Monday [5 November 2012] to a U.N. critique that it must better address grievances in Tibetan areas where there have...

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Nov 02, 2012

Tibet: "China must urgently address deep-rooted...

Below is an article published by: the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Friday [2 November 2012] urged Chinese authorities...

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Oct 31, 2012

Tibet: Report Released On Enforced Disappeara...

Below is an article published by Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy:   Imagine a close loved one being taken into custody, held incommunicado for days, weeks, or even years, without any...

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Oct 23, 2012

Tibet: Advocating For Genuine Autonomy

Below is an article published by Prague Daily Monitor:   Prague, Oct 22 (CTK) - Tibet's government-in-exile "seeks genuine autonomy within China" for Tibet and it wants China's written laws to be...

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Oct 22, 2012

Tibet: China Asked To Address Legitimate Grie...

Below is an article published by Two Circles:   The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Sunday [October 21, 2012] expressed concern over the prevailing tense situation in Tibet and asked the Chinese...

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Oct 19, 2012

Tibet: Chinese Ban On Pictures Of Dalai Lama ...

Below is an article published by Phayul:  Ahead of China’s once in a decade leadership change next month, Chinese authorities in eastern Tibet have issued fresh notices reinforcing the ban...

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Oct 18, 2012

Tibet: US Ambassador To China Confirms Earlier...

Below is an article published by The New York Times: The United States ambassador to China made a recent visit to a mountainous region of western China, where dozens of Tibetans disaffected with Chinese...

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Oct 10, 2012

Tibet: Historic Change To Monastic’s Philosophy...

Below is an article published by Phayul:   In what is being termed as a “historic change” to the age old Geluk Gyuktoe Chenmo (Gelukpa University Examination), science studies have been...

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Oct 08, 2012

Tibet: Representative Accentuates Current Sit...

Below is an article published by EER News: The symbolic flame is being carried through 22 European countries by a delegation led by member of Tibet's exile parliament Thupten Wangchen. A demonstration...

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Oct 03, 2012

Tibet: China Imprisons Youths For Up To 11 Ye...

Below is an article published by TibetanReview.net; Chinese courts in two counties of Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) Prefecture in Sichuan Province have recently imposed jail sentences of up to 11-years on four...

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Sep 27, 2012

Tibet: Strong Words At Opening Tibetan Leadership...

The article below has been published by the Hong Kong Standard:  The speaker of Tibet's parliament-in-exile accused Beijing of turning the Himalayan region into a giant prison camp as he opened the...

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Sep 26, 2012

Tibet: Meeting To Highlight Religious And Spiritual...

Below is an article published by the Washington Post:   Tibetan exiles from around the world met in India on Tuesday to discuss how to respond to dozens of self-immolations by Tibetans and find...

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Sep 24, 2012

Tibet: Second Parliament General Meeting

Below is an article published by Zeenews:   The second Special General meeting of Tibetans would be held at Dharamsala from September 25 to 28 to discuss the critical issues of self-immolations...

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Sep 21, 2012

Tibet: Alleged Case Of Enforced Disappearance...

Below is an article by Radio Free Asia: A popular Tibetan businessman and supporter of traditional Tibetan culture is believed to have been detained by Chinese authorities after his home was demolished...

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Sep 19, 2012

Tibet: Flame Of Truth Relay Arrives In Belgiu...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International:   The Tibetan flame of truth torch relay led Ven. Thupten Wangchen, member of Tibetan Parliament, reached Brussels from London yesterday....

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Sep 17, 2012

Tibet: Cyber Attacks Linked To Chinese Govern...

Below is an article published by Phayul:   Security software company AlienVault has made rare revelations linking the long-running malware assault on Tibetan groups with a Chinese programmer connected...

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Sep 14, 2012

Tibet: Dalai Lama Calls For Apolitical Succes...

Below is an article published by Bikyamasr: Tibet’s spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said in a speech on Wednesday [12 September 2012]  that his successor would only be the spiritual leader...

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Sep 13, 2012

Tibet: RTYC Demonstration At Chinese Embassy In...

Below is a press release written by By Dennis Barbion (RTYC): Due to the continuing repression in Tibet and the crackdown on the Tibetans by the Chinese government, the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress...

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Sep 12, 2012

Tibet: Former Political Prisoner In Poor Health...

Below is an article published by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy: A Tibetan political prisoner who was released last year after serving a three-year sentence is in poor health with multiple...

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Sep 12, 2012

UNPO President Ngawang Choephel Speaks Out Against...

On 11th of September 2012 the third Meeting of the Human Rights Council’s 21st Regular Session was held in the Palais des Nations, Geneva. UNPO President Ngawang Choephel attended the session and...

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Sep 10, 2012

Tibet: Teenage Girl Sentenced To Jail For Pro...

Below is an article published by the Phayul: A Chinese court in eastern Tibet has sentenced a teenaged-Tibetan girl to three years in prison for carrying out a protest demanding the return of the Dalai...

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Sep 04, 2012

Tibet: Appeal For International Intervention

Below is an article published by Phayul: Three executive members of the Tibetan Youth Congress, the largest pro-independence group in exile, today began an indefinite hunger strike in New Delhi in “solidarity...

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Sep 03, 2012

Tibet: NGOs Call On Clinton To Put Pressure On...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Chinese authorities have tightened security around a Tibetan monastery in Sichuan province's Ngaba (in Chinese, Aba) prefecture which has become...

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Aug 31, 2012

Tibet: Protest to Protect Sacred Mountain

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Tibetan nomads have driven Chinese gold miners away from a sacred mountain in China’s Qinghai province, vowing to give up their lives if necessary...

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Aug 30, 2012

Tibet: Signs of Changing Attitudes in China?

Below is an article published by Reuters: There are encouraging signs that attitudes towards Tibet are shifting in China, the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday [29 August 2012] , adding that the exiled Tibetan...

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Aug 29, 2012

Tibet: Respected Scholar Monk Is Denied Lawyer...

Below is an article published by International Campaign for Tibet: Two Chinese lawyers have been prevented from representing a respected Tibetan scholar monk known as Labrang Jigme, who was imprisoned...

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Aug 28, 2012

Tibet: Increasingly Worrying Isolation

Below is an article published by Phayul: The global press freedom group, Reporters Without Borders, has called China’s complete isolation of Tibet from international media and outside reporters...

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Aug 27, 2012

Tibet: Goans Asked To Support Tibet’s Struggle...

Below is an article published by The Times of India:   Karma Yeshi, member of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile, appealed to Goans on Saturday to support the cause of Tibetan independence and to...

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Aug 27, 2012

Merkel Asked To Raise Issue Of Press Freedom On...

Below is an article published by the Hindustan Times:   On Sunday, German journalists based in China wrote to Merkel, asking her to raise the issue of deteriorating conditions for reporters here...

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Aug 23, 2012

Tibet: Crackdown on Expressions of Identity

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Chinese authorities have detained more than 1,000 residents of a restive Tibetan county since March [2012], targeting mainly educated youth involved...

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Aug 21, 2012

Tibet: Arbitrary Detention Of Young Monks

Below is an article published by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy: Five young monks were detained during night-time raids at Gyalrong Tsodun Monastery in Barkham (Chinese: Ma'erkang)...

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Aug 17, 2012

Tibet: Issue of the Missing Emerges in CCP Transition...

Below is an article published by The Huffington Post: A key question about the Chinese government's leadership transition later this year [2012] is whether as a rising power China can achieve internationally...

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Aug 15, 2012

Tibet: Police Beating Following Two Self-immolations...

Below is a press release published by the Central Tibetan Administration:   Fresh reports coming out of Tibet say a Tibetan man was beaten to death by the police after two more Tibetans self-immolated...

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Aug 13, 2012

Tibet: U.S. Congressmen Encourage Involvement...

Below is an article published by The Central Tibetan Administration: Two US congressmen have strongly urged Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to undertake stronger, more coordinated, visible international...

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Aug 02, 2012

Tibet: Increased Pressure on Religious Commun...

Below is an article published by Deseret News: Religious minorities throughout the world continue to suffer severe restrictions of their rights to religious liberty, according to a new U.S. State Department...

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Jul 31, 2012

Tibet: Festival To Help Hundreds Of Displaced...

Below is an article published by the Tibet Post International: An aannual Tibet festival of Vancouver will focus on hundreds of displaced Tibetans from India and the upcoming event will be used as a new...

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Jul 30, 2012

Tibet: Worldwide Solidarity Vigil

Below is an article published by the Tibet Post International: A press statement issued by the Kashag, the executive body of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), said that a worldwide vigil for Tibet...

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Jul 25, 2012

Tibet: Prime Minister Highlights Tibet’s Importance...

Below is an article published by The Cable: China's oppression of Tibetans and their culture is preventing China from becoming a modern, pluralistic, free, and democratic nation, according to Lobsang...

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Jul 23, 2012

Tibet: Flame Of Truth Reaches Exile Settlemen...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: July 20 2012, thousands of Tibetans and supporters welcome "Flame of Truth" Torch Relay in the Biggest exile Tibetan Settlement of Bylakuppe. The "Flame...

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Jul 19, 2012

Tibet: Theme Park Sparks Controversy

Below is an article published by The Daily Telegraph: Plans to build the theme park on the outskirts of Lhasa, the capital of the Tibetan Autonomous Region, were unveiled last week and are part of a...

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Jul 18, 2012

UNPO Urges Ban Ki-moon to Speak Up for the Rights...

18 July, The Hague – Upon learning that UN Secretary-General will be on a visit to the People's Republic of China this week, the UNPO Presidency is urging Mr. Ban Ki-moon to raise concern on the...

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Jul 18, 2012

Tibet: Teenager Dies in Self-Immolation

Below is an article published by CNN: An 18-year-old Tibetan monk set himself on fire in a monastery in China's Sichuan province, according to advocacy organizations and the Tibetan government in exile. The...

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Jul 17, 2012

Tibet: Monk Perishes At Hands Of Chinese Auth...

Below is an article published by the Examiner: News of continued tensions in Tibet and the associated tragic series of self-immolations by protesting Tibetans has been causing a great deal of...

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Jul 12, 2012

Tibet: Call for Youth Ambassadors

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Kalon Pema Chhinjor called on the youth to be responsible Tibetan ambassadors in his addresses to the Tibetans in Austria and Germany. He urged all Tibetans...

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Jul 11, 2012

Commemorating Urumqi massacre and celebrating...

On Thursday 5 July the East Turkestan Uyghur Association in the Netherlands organized a demonstration in The Hague to commemorate the July 2009 Urumqi massacre, in which hundreds of Uyghurs were killed...

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Jul 06, 2012

Tibet: Celebrations for Dalai Lama’s Birthd...

Below is an article published by Associated Press: Thousands of Tibetans have waved banners and lit incense in celebration of the Dalai Lama's 77th birthday at his headquarters in northern India. Buddhist...

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Jul 05, 2012

Tibet: China Closes in on Tibetan Border Regi...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com:  China has tightened security in Tibetan areas bordering India and Nepal as a measure to block Tibetans from fleeing into exile after taking part in public...

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Jul 04, 2012

Tibet: Facing Cultural, Social, Religious And...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International: The major topics up for discussion on July 3, at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva were racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia...

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Jul 03, 2012

Tibet: Rally Against President Hu In Hong Kon...

Below is an article published by Phayul: Tibet activists and supporters joined 400,000 people in the streets of Hong Kong yesterday in a protest rally against Hu Jintao, who was visiting the business...

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Jul 02, 2012

Tibet: High Level Meeting With Taiwanese MPs

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Kalon Dicki Chhoyang told members of the Taiwanese parliament and local NGO's concerned with human rights inside Tibet that the current situation within...

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Jul 02, 2012

East Turkestan: Activists Targeted By Malware

Below is an article published by TechWeekEurope: Researchers at Kaspersky Lab say Mac malware is being used in an advanced persistent attack targeting people supporting human rights for the...

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Jun 28, 2012

Tibet: American Appointed Abbot of Tibetan Mo...

Below is an article published by The Washington Post: The Dalai Lama has given Nicholas Vreeland, director of The Tibet Center in New York, a daunting new assignment. On July 6 [2012], Vreeland will be...

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Jun 26, 2012

Tibet: Sangay on First Official Visit to Aust...

Below is an article published by ABC News: The Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile is in Melbourne, and he will use his first official Australian visit to seek support for his plan for a...

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Jun 26, 2012

Tibet: Promotion And Preservation Of Tibetan Language...

Below is an article published by International Campaign for Tibet: At a recent meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, the Chinese representatives have been adamantly refuting claims that...

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Jun 25, 2012

Tibet: Dalai Lama Criticizes Chinese Censorsh...

Below is an article published by First Post: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has criticised the Chinese government’s censorship policy as morally wrong and said 1.3 billion people of China...

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Jun 22, 2012

Tibet: Beijing Unmoved as Protests Continue

Below is an article published by BBC Two Tibetans set themselves on fire on Wednesday [20 June 2012] in Qinghai province, activist groups and Chinese state media said. One man died and the other was...

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Jun 21, 2012

Tibet: Dalai Lama Meets Burmese Activist

Below is an article published by the Economist: This week two Nobel-peace-prize laureates, both international figures of inspiration, find themselves visiting Britain: the leader of Myanmar’s (i.e....

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Jun 18, 2012

Tibet: Monk Arrested After Peaceful Protest

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Chinese police have detained a Tibetan monk and tightened surveillance of his monastery after he staged a solitary protest in front of government...

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Jun 15, 2012

Tibet: Human Rights Situation Deteriorating

Below is an article published by Voice of America   “In China, the human rights situation deteriorated, particularly the freedoms of expression, assembly, and association,” according...

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Jun 13, 2012

Tibet: EU Calls For China-Tibet Dialogue

Below is an article published by RTTnews: The European Union has called upon the Chinese authorities to ensure that human rights of the Tibetan people are respected, including their right to freedom of...

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Jun 12, 2012

Tibet: Prominent Singer Detained

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Authorities in China’s southwestern Sichuan province have ordered the detention of a handicapped Tibetan singer accused of recording songs praising...

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Jun 11, 2012

Tibet: Report Denounces Imposed Isolation

Below is an article published by the Examiner: Bad news from Tibet has become an anticipated event on a daily basis for Buddhists. And so recent reports that Beijing has cut Tibet off from the...

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Jun 08, 2012

Tibet: China Closes Access to Tourists

Below is an article published by ABC News:  In a matter of days, the number of expected foreign visitors to Tibet has gone from millions to zero. Chinese authorities alerted foreign travel agencies...

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Jun 07, 2012

Tibet: Teachers Removed from Positions

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Two educators and a school official have been removed from their posts following widespread language-rights protests earlier this year [2012] by Tibetan...

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Jun 05, 2012

Tibet: Peaceful Rally By Tibetan Students

Below is an article published by Examiner: It was a relief for Buddhists today to receive news of a peaceful rally by Tibetan students to protest repressive Chinese rule. Tendar Tsering has reported...

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Jun 04, 2012

Tibet: Dalai Lama Meets Indian Media

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Nearly 50 reporters of India's major news agency, Press Trust of India, today [3 June 2012] received a special audience with His Holiness the Dalai Lama...

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Jun 01, 2012

Tibet: Latest Fateful Protest

Below is an article published by The Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/feedarticle/10266585 A mother of three is the latest Tibetan to self-immolate to protest Chinese rule, reports said Thursday...

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May 30, 2012

Tibet: Crack Down After Self-Immolations

Below is an article published by Voice of America News: Reports from Chinese-ruled Tibet say government forces have clamped tight controls on community life in Lhasa, after two young men set themselves...

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May 24, 2012

Tibet: ‘White Wednesdays’ Mark Occupation...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Today, the 23rd of May 2012, marks 61 years of Chinese occupation of Tibet. Since 2008, Wednesday is also the day of Lhakar Movement- a home grown cultural...

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May 22, 2012

Tibet: Dalai Lama Meets Tibetans In Austria

The article below is published by The Tibet Post: Arriving early Saturday morning at the Klagenfurt Hall in Salzburg, Austria, His Holiness addressed the community of approximately 350 Tibetans, mostly...

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May 18, 2012

Tibet: Dalai Lama Embarks on Visit to Austria...

Below is an article published by Associated Press: The Dalai Lama arrived in Austria Thursday [17 May 2012] for a visit that will include a meeting with Chancellor Werner Faymann and is likely to irritate...

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May 16, 2012

Tibet: UK Stands By Dalai Lama Meeting

Below is an article published by the Associated Free Press: Britain said Tuesday [15 May 2012] that Prime Minister David Cameron is free to meet with anyone he chooses, after China said the premier's...

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May 14, 2012

Tibet: Dalai Lama Receives Templeton Prize for...

The article below is published by Daily Mail: The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader will be handed the accolade at St Paul’s Cathedral in front of an audience of more than 2,000,...

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May 07, 2012

Tibet: Tense Situation Following Security Crackdown...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Chinese authorities have beefed up security in a troubled Tibetan-populated township in Sichuan province about two weeks after massive protests against...

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May 04, 2012

Tibet: Fresh Restrictions on Detainees

Below is an article published by Tibetan Review: The Chinese authorities in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) had imposed tough new restrictions on Tibetan prisoners and detainees, banning all visits from...

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May 02, 2012

Tibet: Beijing Seizes Land For Chinese Migran...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Chinese authorities have forcibly grabbed land from five Tibetan nomadic villages in Qinghai province expected to be given to tens of thousands of new...

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May 01, 2012

Tibet: Protester Sentenced To Life Imprisonment...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: A court in China’s southwestern Sichuan province has sentenced a Tibetan who participated in a January [2012] protest against Chinese rule to life...

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Apr 27, 2012

Tibet: Elimination of Culture Focus of New Re...

Below is an article published by Asia News: Chinese authorities "are committing cultural genocide" in Tibet through policies that are laying the foundation for comprehensive, systematic destruction of...

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Apr 24, 2012

Tibet: Government Shuts Down Peaceful Organiz...

Below is an article published by Mainichi: A Tibetan organization that promotes unity among ethnic Tibetans in western China's Sichuan Province was shut down last week, prompting a two-day clash between...

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Apr 23, 2012

Tibet: Dalai Lama Speaks About Peace In Troubled...

Below is an article published by the Official Website of the Dalai Lama: On his last full day in Long Beach [California] during this visit, His Holiness bestowed the Yamantaka Initiations, addressed a...

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Apr 20, 2012

Tibet: School Shut Down for Promoting Languag...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Chinese authorities in Sichuan province have closed a school linked to the promotion and teaching of the Tibetan language, detaining two of the school’s...

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Apr 19, 2012

Tibet: Book Fair Omits Influential Writers

Below is an article published by the International Campaign for Tibet. Delegates to the London Book Fair today [17 April 2012] entered a hall adorned with five red Chinese flags and a picture of a Chinese...

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Apr 18, 2012

Tibet: Dalai Lama To Visit US

Below is an article published by Voice of America: Following a year in which more than 30 Tibetans set themselves on fire to protest Chinese rule in Tibet, the Dalai Lama is to begin a four-day visit...

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Apr 17, 2012

Tibet: China’s ‘Totalitarian’ Policies Sparked...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has blamed Beijing's "totalitarian" and "unrealistic" policies for the wave of self-immolations among Tibetans,...

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Apr 13, 2012

Tibet: Dalai Lama to Meet Hawaiian Leaders

Below is an article published by the Republican: The Dalai Lama will talk to students and participate in a panel discussion with Native Hawaiian leaders during a visit to Honolulu this weekend. The Tibetan...

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Apr 12, 2012

Tibet: Prominent Members of Community Detaine...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Chinese authorities have detained three locally well-known Tibetans from a county in Nagchu prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), a source...

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Apr 11, 2012

Tibet: Hundreds Of Tibetans Still Detained

Below is an article published by the New York Times: Hundreds of Tibetans who attended an important Buddhist ceremony in January in India have been detained without charge by Chinese security officers...

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Apr 10, 2012

Tibet: Intimidation Of Monks Follows Self-Immolation...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:  A Tibetan monk has died a week after self-immolating in protest against Chinese rule in troubled Sichuan province, exile sources said Saturday [07...

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Apr 05, 2012

Tibet: Reflecting on Two Decades of Protest

Below is an article published by Voice of America: Much has changed under Chinese rule over the last two decades in Tibet. Over the past 25 years in Tibet, repression has grown. But so has resistance. More...

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Apr 04, 2012

Tibet: Nobel Laureates Urge China To Talk To ...

Below is an article published by The New Age: Twelve Nobel laureates including Archbishop Desmond Tutu have written to China's president urging him to open talks with the Dalai Lama after a series of...

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Apr 03, 2012

Tibet: Self-Immolations Among History’s Largest...

Below is an article published by The Washington Post: Dozens of Tibetans have set themselves on fire over the past year to protest Chinese rule, sometimes drinking kerosene to make the flames explode...

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Apr 02, 2012

Tibet: Criticism Over Resettlement Program

Below is an article published by Asia One: Tibetan herder Gatou used to live a nomadic life on the grasslands of the Tibetan plateau before he was rehoused under a controversial Chinese government scheme. Now...

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Mar 28, 2012

Tibet: U.S. Bill Calls For Easing Restriction...

Below is an article published by The Asian Age: A US Senate committee on Tuesday approved a bill that would call on China to ease restrictions in Tibetan areas and free prisoners after a wave of self-immolations...

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Mar 27, 2012

Tibet: Self-Immolation In New Delhi Precedes Visit...

Below is an article published by CNN:  A Tibetan protester set himself alight in New Delhi on Monday [26 March 2012] ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India this week, police said. New...

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Mar 23, 2012

Tibet: China Tightens Hold

Below is an article published by the New York Times: Like many children of Tibetan nomads, Tsering Kyi started school relatively late, at age 10, but by all accounts she made up for lost time by studying...

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Mar 22, 2012

Tibet: Lawyers Must Swear Allegiance to CCP

Below is an article published by the BBC: The Justice Ministry in China says lawyers are now required to swear allegiance to the ruling Communist Party for the first time. All lawyers obtaining or renewing...

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Mar 20, 2012

Tibet: Diplomat Attempts To Visit Tibet

Below is an article published by BBC News:   Australia's ambassador to China is seeking permission to visit Tibet following a number of self-immolations, said Foreign Minister Bob Carr. Ambassador...

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Mar 19, 2012

Tibet: Qinghai Self-Immolation Prompts Mass G...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:  A farmer became the 30th Tibetan to self-immolate in protest over Chinese rule on Saturday [17 March 2012] as he set himself ablaze and died in...

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Mar 19, 2012

UNPO Highlights Successes and Failures in Implementation...

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a process established by the United Nations Human Rights Council wherein states, UN agencies, and civil society can come together and comment on a wide range of human...

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Mar 16, 2012

Tibet: Government to Direct Monasteries

Below is an article published by Human Rights Watch: The Chinese government has ended a key policy of allowing Tibetan monasteries to be run by monks who comply with government regulations and have instead...

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Mar 15, 2012

Tibet: Silence Within China Must Be Broken

Below is an article published by Foreign Policy: Twenty-seven Tibetans have set fire to themselves since 2009 in protest against Chinese rule. Since this January alone, 14 people have done so. A total...

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Mar 14, 2012

Tibet: Protesters Asked To Surrender

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Authorities have warned Tibetans who participated in mass protests in China's northwestern Qinghai province to surrender or face “severe”...

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Mar 14, 2012

Rights Of China’s Unrepresented Peoples Discussed...

(UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré)   Tuesday, 13 March 2012.   At a parallel event on the Human Rights Situation in Tibet, UNPO President Ngawang Choephel chaired a panel on Tuesday, 13 March...

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Mar 13, 2012

Tibet: Anniversary Uprising Day Brings New S...

Below is an article published by the Washington Post:   A teenage Tibetan monk set himself on fire in protest on the 53rd anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, an overseas...

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Mar 12, 2012

East Turkestan, Tibet: Outbursts Of State Violence...

Below is an article published by The New York Times: Two outbursts of violence involving fatal shootings by security forces took place last week in areas of China where ethnic tensions are running...

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Mar 09, 2012

Tibet: Writer Calls for End to Self-Immolatio...

Below is an published article by Radio Free Asia: A well-known Tibetan writer is leading a call for an end to self-immolations by Tibetans, saying the burnings have already sent a clear message to Beijing...

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Mar 07, 2012

Tibet: 18-Year Old Dies In Self-Immolation

Below is an article published by The Guardian: A Tibetan youth has burned himself to death in south western China, the third self-immolation in three days, in what overseas Tibetan rights groups said...

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Mar 06, 2012

Tibet: Self-immolations Show Changing Role Women...

Below is an article  published by Radio Free Asia:   Tibetan women are at the forefront of long-running resistance against Chinese rule, with five women having burned themselves to death in...

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Mar 02, 2012

Tibet: Writer Under House Arrest In Beijing

Below is an article published by the New York Times: A prominent Tibetan writer living here in Beijing said on Thursday [1 March 2012] that the police had placed her under house arrest to prevent her...

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Mar 01, 2012

Tibet: Tighter Control Ahead Of Parliamentary...

Below is an article published by BBC News: Chen Quanguo, the Communist Party secretary in Tibet, urged officials to maintain comprehensive management over mobile phones and the internet. Officials are...

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Feb 29, 2012

Tibet: Reporters Voice Concern On Media Black...

Below is a report published by Reporters Without Borders:   Reporters Without Borders is alarmed at the blackout imposed by Chinese authorities on the provinces of Sichuan and Qinghai, as well...

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Feb 28, 2012

Tibet: Detainees Start Hunger Strike

The following article was published by the Himalayan Times: Thirteen Tibetans, detained last week for protesting against China in front of the United Nations office in Nepal, started an indefinite hunger...

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Feb 27, 2012

Tibet: Chinese Official Questions Tibet’s Minority...

Below is an article published by The Times of India:  An influential Communist Party leader in China is asking for completely erasing the legal identity and minority status for Tibetans as a means...

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Feb 24, 2012

Tibet: New Year Marked by Protests

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Tibetans in China’s troubled southwestern Sichuan province ushered in the new year on Wednesday [22 February 2012] by protesting Chinese rule amid...

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Feb 22, 2012

Tibet: Commemorative Hunger Strike At New Yea...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Tibetan New Year, Losar, in a low-key way on Wednesday [22 February 2012] in memory of protesters who have lost their lives challenging Chinese rule,...

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Feb 21, 2012

Tibet: Teenage Monk Latest Victim Of Self-Imm...

Below is an article published by the Washington Post:  A young Tibetan Buddhist monk set himself on fire to protest Chinese rule, becoming at least the 21st to do so in the past year, and more than...

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Feb 20, 2012

Tibet: Prominent Writer Detained For Dissent

Below is an article published by The Guardian: Chinese police have detained a Tibetan writer in a western county where there have been anti-government protests, an overseas Tibetan news service has reported,...

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Feb 17, 2012

Tibet: Political Re-education Meted Out by Authorities...

Below is an article by the Daily Telegraph: Several hundred Tibetans, who returned from India after attending teaching sessions overseen by the Dalai Lama, have been detained by the Chinese government...

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Feb 16, 2012

Tibet: Beijing Strengthens Control Over Monasteries...

Below is an article by Times of India: The Chinese government is establishing management committees in every monastery in Tibet to strengthen its controls, amid a spate of suicides by Buddhist...

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Feb 15, 2012

East Turkestan: Minorities Constitute Majority...

Below is an article published by NTCTV: The Committee to Protect Journalists recently posted an online report revealing that over half of the 27 documented imprisoned journalists in China are ethnic Uyghurs...

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Feb 15, 2012

Tibet: Exile Leaders Warn Of Chinese Clampdown...

Below is article published by the Associated Press: Upcoming Tibetan New Year's celebrations appear poised to bring more bloodshed to the troubled Himalayan region, the head of Tibet's exile government...

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Feb 14, 2012

Tibet: Another Teenage Self-immolation

The following article was published by the Associated Press:  A Tibetan monk set himself on fire in western China and was beaten by security forces as they put out the flames, a rights group said,...

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Feb 13, 2012

Tibet: Teenage Nun Is Newest Victim

Below is an article published by The Guardian: An 18-year-old Tibetan nun has set herself on fire in western China in the latest protest against Beijing's handling of the Tibetan regions it...

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Feb 10, 2012

Tibet: Strict Security Measures a Problem

Below is an article published by the BBC: From the air, the snow-capped mountains of China's Sichuan province push through the clouds in dramatic formations. But it is not easy to see them from the ground:...

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Feb 09, 2012

Tibet: A New Victim, but No Change from Beiji...

Below is an article published by the BBC: A Tibetan is reported to have set himself on fire in south-west China, the 20th such case in the past year. The man, believed to be a monk, set himself on fire...

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Feb 08, 2012

Tibet: Protester’s Desperation Causes Chinese...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia Tibetan protesters have pulled down a Chinese flag, put up posters calling for freedom, and shouted slogans at police in western China, defying a security...

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Feb 06, 2012

Tibet: Three More People Set Themselves On Fi...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Three Tibetans have set themselves on fire in the troubled county of Serthar (in Chinese, Seda) in China's Sichuan province, the latest in a series...

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Feb 03, 2012

Tibet: Rally in Canada for Human Rights

Below is an article published by the Epoch Times: Tibetans gathered for a rally on the front steps of Parliament Hill Thursday [2 February 2012] as Canada’s largest China rights group called on...

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Feb 02, 2012

Tibet: Detained Pilgrims Freighted to Unknown...

Below is an article published by the Tibetan Review: The administration cited a report from Tibet as saying Chinese security forces brought them to the Lhasa Railway station at around 10 am (Beijing Time)...

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Feb 01, 2012

Tibet: Monks And Nuns Flee Monasteries

Below is an article  published by Radio Free Asia: Monks and nuns have abandoned their monasteries in a Central Tibetan county, preferring to leave rather than submit to “intrusive” new...

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Jan 30, 2012

Tibet: Chinese Restrictions Continue To Incre...

Below is an article published by CNN Thousands of Chinese security forces have flooded into an ethnically Tibetan area of southwestern China following large protests that led to violent, sometimes deadly,...

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Jan 25, 2012

Tibet: More Protesters Arrested As Tension Flares...

Below is an  article published by Voice of America: Chinese security forces have detained 7 laymen and a monk in a protest consisting of hundreds of Tibetans Tuesday afternoon [24 January 2012] in...

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Jan 24, 2012

Tibet: Monk Leaves Prison Paralyzed

Below is an article published by Phayul Torture and indiscriminate beatings by Chinese prison guards has maimed the body of a Tibetan monk, causing waist-down paralysis. Lobsang Khedup, 39, a monk from...

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Jan 23, 2012

Tibet: Tibetan Protester Killed By Security O...

The following press release has been published by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy   One Tibetan layman, identified as Yonten, has died of gunshot after security officials clamped...

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Jan 20, 2012

Tibet: Possible Ban on Foreigners Entering Ti...

Below is an article published by ABC News: For a fifth straight year, China plans to close Tibet to foreign travelers during a sensitive period starting in mid-February, travel agents said Thursday [19...

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Jan 19, 2012

Tibet: Language Activism Led to State Intimid...

Below is an article by Phayul: Details are finally emerging of the Tibetan man whose self-immolation on January 14 in the besieged Ngaba region of eastern Tibet led to public demonstrations and police...

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Jan 18, 2012

Tibet: Disappeared Tibetan Reappears in Mianyang...

Below is an article published by the Tibetan Review: A 42-year-old Tibetan man detained and rendered disappeared after a protest in Ngaba Town of Sichuan Province in Mar[ch] 2011 following Chinese police...

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Jan 17, 2012

Tibet: Protesters Hold Portrait Of The Dalai ...

Below is an  article published by Seattle Pi: Dozens of Tibetans, including monks, held up a portrait of the Dalai Lama in a community in southwestern China in an act of defiance days after other...

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Jan 16, 2012

Tibet: Protester Killed By Gunfire

Below is an article published by Hindustan Times Chinese security forces on Saturday fired into a crowd of Tibetans in Sichuan Province as they tried to take away the body of a Tibetan man who died after...

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Jan 13, 2012

Tibet: Deadly Torture Of Political Protesters...

Below is an article published by Voice of America Norlha Ashagtsang, 49, succumbed to the after effects of torture on 27 December 2011, in Lhasa, Tibet. Ashagtsang was from Pemashang, Joda County, TAR,...

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Jan 10, 2012

Tibet: Protests After Self-Immolation

Below is an article published by CNN Thousands of Tibetans took to the streets in western China early this week to commemorate a monk who died Sunday after setting himself on fire, local residents and...

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Jan 09, 2012

Tibet: Another Self-Immolation Brings Total Number...

  The following article was published by AFP:   A Tibetan died after he and another man set themselves on fire in southwest China, statemedia said Sunday, taking the total number of such acts...

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Jan 04, 2012

Tibet: Fears For Chinese Spies Infiltrating Teachings...

This article has been published by the Indian Times: With thousands of Tibetans having crossed the Himalayan borders of Nepal and China to attend the Kalchakra teachings at Bodhgya, the Central...

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Dec 30, 2011

Tibet: Beijing Will not Change Tibetan Policy

Below is an article published by AlertNet: Twelve Tibetans have set themselves on fire so far this year, all but one in a heavily Tibetan part of the southwestern province of Sichuan, which is historically...

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Dec 29, 2011

Tibet: Indian Social Worker Receives Price For...

The following article was published by Phayul.com   DHARAMSHALA, December 26: An Indian social worker, fondly known as Aunty Aasha Reddy in the exile Tibetan community, was honoured with the inaugural...

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Dec 28, 2011

Tibet: Tourism Rises, But At What Cost?

Below is an article published by Tibet Review: The regional tourism bureau has said Chinese tourists accounted for 8.18 million tourists this year, a 28.1 percent year on year increase, while overseas...

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Dec 26, 2011

Tibet: Prominent Peaceful Protester Sentenced...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International: A Chinese Intermediate People's Court sentenced a leading Tibetan protester from Ngaba region of eastern Tibet to five years imprison...

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Dec 20, 2011

Tibet: New Website Launched To Boost Outreach

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: The American Consulate announced the launch of a new website for the Virtual Presence Post (VPP) in Lhasa, Tibet, earlier this month. The US Consular...

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Dec 16, 2011

Tibet: Chinese Police Brutality Resurfaces

Below is an article by Phayul: Chinese police have beaten to death a young Tibetan man in Labrang in Amdo region of eastern Tibet. The incident occurred on December 9 [2011], when Chonjor, a Tibetan...

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Dec 15, 2011

Tibet: MEPs Lambasted by Beijing

Below is an article published by The Parliament:   The verbal attack by Zhu Weiqun, China's vice-minister with responsibility for Tibet, comes in the wake of a recent appearance before the European...

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Dec 14, 2011

Tibet: Dalai Lama Urges EU Envoy to Tibet

Below is an article published by EU Observer: The Dalai Lama has urged foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton to keep asking China for EU diplomats to visit Tibet. "The situation in Tibet is very desperate....

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Dec 14, 2011

DROI Hearing on Human Rights in China

  Barbara Lochbihler MEP, chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights opened the session by reporting that since the last meetings in December 2010 and July 2011 the human rights situation has deteriorated...

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Dec 13, 2011

East Turkestan, Inner Mongolia And Tibet: Draft...

Below is an article published by The Wall Street Journal: Before the end of this month, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress will review the second draft of a proposal for comprehensive...

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Dec 09, 2011

Tibet: Video Shows Extent of Harsh Police Cra...

Below is an article by the Taipei Times: Recently leaked footage of a crackdown by Chinese security forces in Tibet indicates that the level of repression against Tibetans appears to be much more serious...

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Dec 07, 2011

Tibet: Women Urge International Focus on Environmental...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Two members of Tibetan Women's Association Tenzin Woebum, Head of Women's Environment and Development Desk and Tenzin Dolma, Joint Secretary of TWA, who...

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Dec 06, 2011

Tibet: Exhibition In Austria Commemorating Dalai...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post  The 22nd anniversary of the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama's receiving of the Nobel Peace Prize was commemorated in the...

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Dec 05, 2011

Tibet: Self-Immolation Attempt Inside Tibet

Below is an article  published by the Sydney Morning Herald:   A FORMER Tibetan monk who set fire to himself as an anti-China political protest in Tibet's Chamdo township has survived, according...

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Dec 01, 2011

Tibet: EU Envoy Gyaltsen Addresses European P...

Below is a statement by Kelsang Gyaltsen, Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama First of all let me express my deep appreciation and gratitude to the Tibet Intergroup of the European Parliament for organizing...

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Nov 30, 2011

Tibet: Global Buddhist Conference to Hear Dalai...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Despite strong objections from China, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet, left Dharamshala today [29 November 2011] to address...

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Nov 25, 2011

Tibet: Suspicious Death of Panchen Lama Search...

Below is an article by the Central Tibetan Administration: Jadrel Jampa Thinley Rinpoche, the president of the 11th Panchen Lama's search committee, who remained missing after serving a six-year imprisonment...

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Nov 23, 2011

Tibet: Stanford Senior Receives Rhodes Schola...

Below is an article published by Voice of America: Tenzin Seldon, a senior at Stanford University has been named a Rhodes Scholar. The 22-year-old Tibetan student is one of the 32 Americans awarded with...

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Nov 22, 2011

Tibet: Farmer Linked To Controversial Short Film...

Below is a press released published by Phayul:   Even as Lhamo Tso, the wife of jailed Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen is touring the UK, calling for her husband’s release, another Tibetan...

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Nov 18, 2011

UNPO And Members Lobby Dutch Government On Relationship...

         On November 16 2011, the Foreign Affairs Committee of Dutch Parliament held a general meeting concerning China and Dutch-Chinese relations. As part of its Dutch lobbying...

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Nov 17, 2011

Tibet: Abbot Blasts Beijing’s Repressive Po...

Below is an article published by the BBC: Kyabje Kirti Rinpoche, 70, said Beijing had responded to the immolations with tougher repression of Tibetan monks.  But he said the authorities could put...

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Nov 14, 2011

Tibet: Monks To Get Chinese Welfare

Below is an article published by BBC Monks can expect pensions, medical insurance and living allowances. The announcement came at a gathering of the Tibetan branch of the Chinese Communist Party. It...

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Nov 11, 2011

Tibet: Officials Threaten Monks With Gunfire

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Chinese authorities in Tibet are forcing the return of monks and nuns to a monastery abandoned following a bomb attack on a government...

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Nov 08, 2011

Tibet: Party Reasserts Reincarnation 'Ru...

Below is an article published by RFA But the Dalai Lama has said that Beijing will have no say in who will succeed him if he decides the tradition should continue.   China's ruling Communist Party,...

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Nov 04, 2011

Tibet: Self-immolation Claims 11th Tibetan

Below is an article published by the Central Tibetan Administration: Yet another Tibetan nun self-immolated in Kham Tawu, eastern Tibet at around 12 noon today [3 November 2011]. She is the 11th Tibetan...

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Nov 02, 2011

Tibet: UN Experts Warn Of Severe Human Rights...

Below is an article published by OHCHR   A group of United Nations independent experts voiced grave concern over reports of heavy security measures, in and around the area of the Tibetan Buddhist...

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Nov 01, 2011

Tibet: Estonia Publicly Reaffirms Decades-Old...

  Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International:   On October 25 [2011] The Voice of Tibet, newspaper of the Central Tibetan Administration, was published in Estonia that includes...

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Oct 31, 2011

Tibet: 'Ruthless Policy' Result Of Monk...

Below is an article published by The Times of India. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate called on Beijing to change its approach to ruling over the Himalayan region. "For their own interest, not just the...

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Oct 27, 2011

European Plenary Session Adopts Emergency Resolution...

Below is an article published by UNPO: Beijing’s new security campaign in Tibet has created a crisis situation in the region, forcing desperate Buddhist adherents and ethnic Tibetans to extreme...

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Oct 27, 2011

European Plenary Session Adopts Emergency Resolution...

Below is an article published by UNPO: Beijing’s new security campaign in Tibet has created a crisis situation in the region, forcing desperate Buddhist adherents and ethnic Tibetans to extreme...

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Oct 26, 2011

Tibet: Ninth Monk Commits Self-Immolation

Below is an article published by Reuters: The Free Tibet group said the latest self-immolation happened outside a monastery in Ganzi in Sichuan province, about 150 km (95 miles) south of Aba, the site...

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Oct 25, 2011

Tibet: Students Storm Chinese Embassy In Indi...

Below is an article published by Phayul The Indian capital city of New Delhi continued to remain a hectic scene of Tibet campaigns for the seventh consecutive day. Earlier today [24 October 2011], a...

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Oct 24, 2011

Tibet: Chinese Soldiers Pour Into Lhasa

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia Chinese security forces in large numbers have moved into Tibet’s regional capital Lhasa in an apparent bid to discourage local protests against rule...

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Oct 21, 2011

Tibet: Monks Fear Retribution After Immolatio...

Below is an article published by Agence France Presse: A Tibetan lama in southwest China dodges questions about a wave of self-immolations in the region, saying his monks are forbidden even to speak...

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Oct 20, 2011

Tibet: Kirti Besieged By Chinese Military And...

Below is an article published by Agence France Presse: Police in full riot gear carrying automatic rifles and iron bars stand guard outside a huge Tibetan monastery in southwest China, the scene of a...

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Oct 19, 2011

Tibet: Spread of Self-Immolation Raise Fears of...

Below is an article by Independent Online: Tibetan Buddhist monks in China say a wave of self-immolations is linked to Beijing's refusal to engage with the Dalai Lama, and fear the protests will make...

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Oct 19, 2011

UNPO Stresses Resilience of Tibetan Community...

Below is an article by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich: Lobsang Sangay assumed the office of prime minister of the Central Tibetan Administration (also known as Tibetan Government in...

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Oct 18, 2011

Tibet: Chinese Police Brutality Continues

Below is a article published by Reuters The self-immolation and the protests signal that anger is swelling in Aba county, a mainly ethnic Tibetan part of Sichuan province that has been the centre of defiance...

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Oct 17, 2011

UNPO Alarmed by Self-Immolation Deaths in Tibet,...

  Below is a statement from the UNPO Presidency:   The Presidency of Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO) is alarmed by the recent wave of self-immolation protests carried,...

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Oct 17, 2011

UNPO Alarmed by Self-Immolation Deaths in Tibet,...

  Below is a statement from the UNPO Presidency:   The Presidency of Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO) is alarmed by the recent wave of self-immolation protests carried,...

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Oct 17, 2011

Tibet: Another Self-Immolation at Kirti Monas...

Below is an article published by the Inquirer A former monk set himself on fire near a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in southwest China, rights groups said Sunday, in the latest protest against perceived...

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Oct 13, 2011

Tibet: China Urged To End Monastery Crackdown...

Below is an article published by Human Rights Watch: The Chinese government should immediately end excessive restrictions on Kirti monastery in the Aba (“Ngawa” in Tibetan) prefecture of Sichuan...

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Oct 12, 2011

Tibet: Ngaba Mourns Through Protest

Below is an article published by the Radio Free Asia: A town in southwestern Sichuan province which has become the focus of Tibetan self-immolation protests was at a near standstill as people mourned...

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Oct 10, 2011

Tibet: Dalai Lama Expresses Gratitude for DPP...

Below is an article published by Taipei Times:   “Thank you for your recent letter of August 2011 highlighting my recent decision to strengthen the democratic system of the Tibetan community...

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Oct 07, 2011

Tibet: New Incidence of Self-Immolation in Central...

Below is an article by Phayul: Reports coming out of Tibet confirm that two more Tibetans set themselves on fire today [7 October 2011] in an apparent anti-China protest. One is feared dead while the...

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Oct 06, 2011

Tibet: Dalai Lama’s Reforms Put Beijing on Back...

Below is an article published by the New York Times: When the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader-in-exile, suggested at the end of September [2011] that for the first time in 600 years his successor...

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Oct 05, 2011

Tibet: Tutu Expresses Fury at Pretoria Over Dalai...

Below is an article by The Guardian: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, visibly shaking with anger, compared the South African government unfavourably with the apartheid regime and threatened to pray for the downfall...

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Oct 04, 2011

Tibet: Dalai Lama’s Trip Cancelled As South...

Below is an article published by the BBC The Tibetan spiritual leader's office said the South African government had failed to grant him a visa on time. He was due to take part in Friday's celebrations...

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Oct 03, 2011

Tibet: Students For a Free Tibet UK Demonstrate...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post   London: October the 1st marked the 62nd anniversary of the formation of the People's Republic of China. To mark the event, and highlight the appalling...

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Sep 29, 2011

Tibet: US Calls on Beijing to “Respect Tibetan...

Below is an article published by BBC: They were apparently protesting at the lack of religious freedom. The incident happened at the Kirti monastery in Sichuan Province - the scene of a number of recent...

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Sep 28, 2011

Tibet: Self-Immolations Lead to New Media Bla...

Below is an article published by Agence France Presse: Police have cut Internet services and blocked roads near a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in southwest China where two monks set themselves alight in...

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Sep 26, 2011

Tibet: Desperate Self Immolation Continues in...

Below is an article published by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy News just came from Tibet that this morning around 10:30 (Tibet local time) two more monks of Kirti Monastery, Ngaba...

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Sep 23, 2011

Tibet: Refugee Group In Nepal Released To UNH...

Below is an article published by The International Campaign for Tibet: Today [22 Sept. 2011], Nepalese authorities turned over a group of 23 Tibetan refugees who had been held by the Department of Immigration...

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Sep 22, 2011

Tibet: Refugees’ Prolonged Detention Prompts...

Below is an article published by International Campaign for Tibet:   Human rights monitors and foreign diplomats in Nepal who monitor the situation for Tibetan refugees transiting from Tibet...

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Sep 20, 2011

Tibet: Chinese Mining Officials Open Fire on Tibetan...

Below is an article published by Phayul Mining in Chatreng began four years back, the Tibetan said. "Tibetan workers and their Chinese bosses initially had an argument over a wage payment issue," he said....

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Sep 16, 2011

Tibet: Beating Costs Monk His Life

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: A monk in Tibet has died after suffering beatings and enduring hard labor during his 10-year prison sentence for campaigning for freedom, a source said. News...

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Sep 15, 2011

Tibet: TPPRC Announces Seminar As New Government...

Below is an article published by The Times of India:     The New Delhi-based Tibetan parliamentary and policy research centre (TPPRC) has organized a five-day orientation course on Tuesday...

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Sep 13, 2011

Tibet: Beijing Cancels Estonia’s Diplomatic...

Below is an article published by The Baltic Times: China has cancelled the official visit of an Estonian minister later this month, in response to "an incident in Mid-August". A visit to China by Agriculture...

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Sep 12, 2011

Tibet: New Study Center Opens at Indira Gandhi...

Below is an article by The Times of India: At a function held recently in the Capital, The Dalai Lama inaugurated the Centre for Tibetan Studies at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou)....

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Sep 09, 2011

Tibet: Violence Increases Against Monks

Below is an article published by IBN Live. Freedom for Tibet from Chinese clutches was the only slogan that filled the air as students from Tibet and eleven monks from Gaden Jangtse Monastery in Karnataka...

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Sep 08, 2011

Tibet: Incarceration Follows Peaceful Protest

Below is an article published by Tibet Post International:    The so called Intermediate People's Court sentenced a 23 year old young Tibetan man from Karze county, Kham region of eastern...

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Sep 06, 2011

Tibet: Viruses Preempt Dalai Lama’s Canadian...

Below is an article published by The Inquirer: The Canadian Tibetan Committee was targeted in an email attack that tried to infect its computers with a trojan as the Dalai Lama was on his way to Montreal. The...

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Sep 06, 2011

Rights Activists’ Voices Grow in Tandem with...

Below is an article published by The New York Times: Last Jan. 27 [2010], an Inner Mongolian rights activist, Govruud Huuchinhuu, suddenly vanished after leaving a hospital where she had undergone treatment...

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Sep 05, 2011

Tibet: Government in Exile Warns of Dire Environmental...

Below is an article by ZeeNews. The Tibetan plateau is staring at ecological destruction due to extensive mineral extraction, deforestation and unscientific construction of highways and railways by the...

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Aug 31, 2011

Tibet: China Arrests Monks After Self-Immolation...

Below is an article published by BBC News Chinese authorities say the man, Rigzin Phuntsog of the Kirti monastery, immolated himself on 16 March. Tsering Tenzin and Tenchum will be jailed for 13 and...

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Aug 30, 2011

Tibet: Monk Sentenced To 11 Years In Prison

Below is an article published by RTT News. A court in China on Monday sentenced a Tibetan monk to 11 years in prison for hiding a fellow monk who in an apparent protest against Beijing's rule in Tibet...

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Aug 29, 2011

Tibet: Repression in Aftermath of Fatal Suici...

Below is an article published by Tibet Post: Tibetans and supporters across the world are strongly concerned over the current tense situation at the Nyatso Monastery of Tawu county in eastern Tibet. China...

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Aug 29, 2011

Tibet: Trials in Chinese Monk Self-immolation...

BEIJING (AP) — The first trial opened Monday in the cases of three Tibetan Buddhist monks charged with murder in western China over the self-immolation death of a colleague in what was described...

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Aug 26, 2011

Tibet: ‘China Lacks Will To Resolve Tibet Issue,’...

Below is an article by Phayul.com DHARAMSHALA, August 25: “It seems that China lacks will to resolve the Tibetan issue,” said His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Germany’s Hesse state, Wednesday.   The...

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Aug 25, 2011

Tibet: Repression in Aftermath of Fatal Suici...

Below is an article published by Tibet Post: Tibetans and supporters across the world are strongly concerned over the current tense situation at the Nyatso Monastery of Tawu county in eastern Tibet. China...

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Aug 23, 2011

Tibet: “Beijing’s” Panchen Lama Praises...

Below is an article published by The Washington Post:    A Tibetan spiritual leader installed by China’s communist government against the Dalai Lama’s wishes has finished a trip...

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Aug 22, 2011

Tibet: Forced From Homes

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia.  Chinese authorities are driving Tibetan villagers from their homes near the city of Shigatse to make way for government housing and a parade ground,...

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Aug 19, 2011

Tibet: Mining Set to Intensify

Below is an article published by Phayul:  In May, 2010 local Tibetans in the U Yuk Sogchen sub-district of Namling Shigatse protested environmentally destructive gold mining activities after repeated...

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Aug 18, 2011

Tibet: Tawu Lockdown Following Monk’s Self-...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Local Tibetan and exile sources said security forces have converged on Nyitso monastery in a Tibetan region of southwestern Sichuan province...

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Aug 17, 2011

Tibet: Dalai Lama Visits Estonia

Below is an article posted by the Estonian Free Press:  The Tibetan spiritual leader is due to meet president Toomas Hendrik later today [August 17, 2011] and discuss how the country can make...

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Aug 16, 2011

Tibet: Beijing Claims Lawyer Forgot His Way H...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Outspoken Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng remains missing despite the end on Sunday of a five-year period of “probation,” and his wife...

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Aug 15, 2011

Tibet: Hungarian LMP Party Asks An Official Inquiry...

The LMP party in Hungary (Lehet Más a Politika, or Politics Can Be Different) is expecting a prosecutor’s inquiry in connection with the actions against the Tibetans during the visit of the...

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Aug 09, 2011

Tibet: Lopsang Sangay Renews Spirit of Number...

Below is an article published by the BBC: Harvard-trained academic Lobsang Sangay has vowed to fight Chinese "colonialism" at his swearing-in as the Tibetan exiles' new political chief. As elected head...

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Aug 08, 2011

Tibet: Exiles Swear in New Political Leader S...

Below is an article published by the BBC. As elected head of the government-in-exile, he is assuming the political role of the Dalai Lama who, at 76, remains the exiles' spiritual leader. The Dalai Lama...

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Aug 02, 2011

Tibet: Mining Pollutes Qinghai Water Supply

Below is an article published by the International Campaign for Tibet: Urgent appeals have been posted online in Qinghai about lead poisoning in the local water-supply due to named mining and smelting...

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Jul 28, 2011

Tibet: Authorities Defied As Tibetans Promote...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Defying orders from Chinese authorities, more than 5,000 Tibetan monks, nuns, and laypeople gathered last week at a monastery in southwestern Sichuan...

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Jul 21, 2011

Tibet: Teenage Girls Arrested, Beaten And Refused...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Chinese police have severely beaten and detained two teenage Tibetan girls after they staged a peaceful protest against Chinese rule in a Tibetan-majority...

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Jul 19, 2011

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Deny School Girls Treatment...

Below is an article published by Phayul: Two Tibetan girls, both in their teens, are being described in serious condition after they were severely beaten and arrested by Chinese security personnel for...

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Jul 15, 2011

Tibet: Award Winning Writer Pema Rinchen Arrested...

Below is an article published by Phayul A month after jailed Tibetan writer Tashi Rabten (pen-name Theurang) was sentenced to a 4-year prison term, another young Tibetan writer was severely beaten and...

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Jul 13, 2011

Tibet: Status Quo on Tibet will not remain for...

Below is an article published by moneycontrol.com Initial source: Press Trust of India  The Dalai Lama has expressed hope that status quo on Tibet will not remain for long as Chinese people on the...

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Jul 11, 2011

Tibet: Dalai Lama Leads 2011 Kalachakra for World...

Below is an article published by The Washington Post: A crowd of thousands gathered Saturday morning [insert date] on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol to hear the Dalai Lama give a talk on the importance...

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Jul 08, 2011

Tibet: Writer Hospitalised After Criticising Beijing...

Below is an article published by Central Tibetan Administration: A 25-year-old Tibetan writer has been severely beaten and arrested for launching stinging attack on the Chinese government's wrong policies...

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Jul 06, 2011

Tibet: Nepal Bans Dalai Lama Celebrations After...

Below is an article published by Associated Press: Nepalese authorities prevented exiled Tibetans from celebrating their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's birthday on Wednesday [6 July 2011] over concerns...

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Jul 05, 2011

Tibet: Chinese Authorities Throw Tibetan Editor...

Below is an article published by The New York Times: A Tibetan writer and magazine editor, Tashi Rabten, has been sentenced to four years in prison for what Chinese authorities call separatist activities...

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Jul 05, 2011

Formation of the European Council of Mongolia...

Below is the invitation by the Chinese-Tibetan Friendship Society Europe for the events in English,Tibetan and Chinese. Demonstration on the 5th of July in front of the Chinese embassy in Brussels to...

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Jul 04, 2011

Tibet: Leaks Reveal State Policy of Information...

Below is an article published by Spero News: Step up censorship, immediately jail anyone who spreads damaging news for the government, widespread checks on all citizens from an early age and even denounce...

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Jun 28, 2011

Tibet: Security Forces Imposed Upon Kirti Mon...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:  Three months after a Tibetan monk's self-immolation death to protest Chinese rule, Kirti monastery is swamped by Chinese security. Tibetan monks...

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Jun 27, 2011

Tibet: Repression Spreads to Neighboring Coun...

Below is an article published by the International Campaign for Tibet: The Tibetan community in Kathmandu had organized a week of prayers for the long life of the Dalai Lama, who turns 76 on July 6, and...

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Jun 21, 2011

Tibet: New Arrests as Protests Continue

Below is an article published by the Tibet Post: Chinese authorities arrested two monks of Khangmar monastery in Kardze in eastern Tibet on last Friday (17th June) after staging a peaceful demonstration...

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Jun 17, 2011

Tibet: Monks Say No To Chinese “Propaganda”...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:  Tibetan monks at a restive monastery in southwestern China’s Sichuan province refused to take part in a religious rite on Wednesday [15 June...

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Jun 15, 2011

Tibet: Increased Tension as Monks and Nuns Take...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:The security situation in Kardze, a Tibetan-majority region of China, was tense Monday [13 June 2011] after more Tibetan monks and nuns took to the streets...

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Jun 10, 2011

Tibet: Monks Being Taught To Forget As 300 Remain...

Below is an article published by the Washington Post: China rejected pressure from a U.N. human rights panel about more than 300 Tibetan monks and said Thursday [9 June 2011] that local authorities are...

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Jun 08, 2011

Tibet: Chinese Plans of Diverting the Brahmaputra...

Below is an article published by 2point6billion.com: Faced with severe challenges brought by reduced water resources and a severe drought that has affected a large portion of the country, China has started...

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Jun 06, 2011

Tibet: Commemorating the Tienanmen Square While...

Below is an article published by the Tibet Post: The 22nd anniversary of the Tienanmen square massacre was marked by Canadian author Joann Dionne and Tibetan political activist Tenzin Tsundue in Dharamshala...

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Jun 04, 2011

Nationalities Join to Mark Tiananmen

  Below is an article published by UNPO:   Located within the grounds of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel lies a monument to the students and activists that lost their lives to the crackdown...

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Jun 03, 2011

Tibet: Saka Dawa Nyung Ne Prohibited at Drepung...

Below is an article published by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy: According to reliable information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), the Chinese...

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May 30, 2011

Tibet: Facing On-going Forced Detentions

Below is an article published by Phayul.com: Chinese authorities in Tibet's Ngaba County have arrested a 27 year old Tibetan monk of Kirti monastery on May 19, a Tibetan source living here said. Lobsang...

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May 30, 2011

UNPO General Secretary Commends Devolution of...

Brussels, 30 May 2011 – The passing of amendments tabled on 29 May 2011 transferring executive powers to elected deputies represent the latest stage in Tibet’s maturing democracy that was most...

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May 26, 2011

Tibet: Tibetans Urge His Holiness To Assume The...

  Below is an article published by Central Tibetan Administration:The 4-day meeting attended by Tibetans from across the world deliberated the draft amendments to the charter on the devolution of...

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May 25, 2011

Tibet: Dalai Lama Urged to Assume Role of Ceremonial...

Below is an article published by the Central Tibetan Administration:  The landmark Tibetan National General Meeting which was successfully concluded today [24 May 2011] unanimously approved a proposal...

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May 23, 2011

Tibet: US Senators Return, But Maybe Without The...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia and translated by High Peaks Pure Earth: A report based on the visit of a delegation of representatives of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee to...

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May 19, 2011

Tibet: Kirti Monastery Facing A Great Disaste...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia and translated by High Peak Pure Earth:On March 16, after the young monk Phuntsog died from self-immolation, over a thousand military police armed...

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May 16, 2011

Tibet: The Dalai Lama on Addressing Challenges...

Below is an article published by DalaiLama.com: […] Talking about his first commitment of promotion of human values, His Holiness said that we are all the same human beings; we all want a happy...

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May 13, 2011

Tibet: PM Visits Kirti Hunger Strikers

Below is an article published by IndiaRealTime Lobsang Sangay, the newly-elected prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Thursday [12 May 2011] met with three Tibetan political activists who...

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May 12, 2011

Tibet: Liberals Call on Ashton to Pressure Chinese...

Below is an article published by ALDE:  Guy Verhofstadt (ALDE group leader) and Edward McMillan-Scott (Lib Dem, UK) today called on Catherine Ashton, the EU foreign policy chief, to address ongoing...

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May 11, 2011

Tibet: His Holiness The Dalai Lama Meets Former...

  Below is an article published by The Tibet Post:Dallas, Texas, USA, 10 May 2011 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama began his day on 10 May with a meeting with former US Special Coordinator for Tibetan...

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May 10, 2011

Tibet: Developments In The Ngaba Protest Crac...

  Below is an article published by: International Campaign for Tibet. New information has emerged about the current crackdown in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (TAP),...

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May 06, 2011

Tibet: March Calls on China for Immediate End...

Below is an article published by Tibet Post International The 250-mile walk will end at the Chinese Embassy in Washington, DC on May 8, 2011 with a rally by hundreds of Tibetan-Americans and supporters.  ...

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May 04, 2011

Tibet: Monks Sentenced for Wanting to Preserve...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Express:  Two Tibetan monks from Jophu Monastery in Jomda County, Chamdo Prefecture, “Tibet Autonomous Region” (TAR) were sentenced to varying...

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May 03, 2011

Tibet: Crackdown Continues At Kirti As Chinese...

  Below is an article published by: International Campaign for Tibet.The Chinese state media released a statement today acknowledging that a Tibetan woman died but saying that claims that they were...

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May 02, 2011

UNPO General Secretary Welcomes Election of Dr....

      Brussels, 2 May 2011 – With the results of the 20 March 2011 Kalon Tripa elections to the Tibetan Parliament in Exile confirmed, the UNPO extends to Dr. Lobsang Sangay its...

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Apr 27, 2011

Tibet: Dalai Lama Steps Down as PM, Successor...

Below is an article published by CNN:  A Harvard-educated legal expert was elected head of Tibet's government-in-exile on Wednesday, filling the shoes of the Dalai Lama who said last month [March...

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Apr 20, 2011

Tibet: China Blankly Denies Monastery Lockdow...

Below is an article published by BBC News:  China says the situation is "normal" at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in south-west China which campaigners say has been sealed off by police.  A...

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Apr 19, 2011

Tibet: China Police Blockading Tibetan Monast...

  Below is an article published by: The Guardian.Chinese state media have confirmed reports of clashes between monks and police at a Tibetan monastery in Sichuan province, but deny it has been blockaded.The...

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Apr 13, 2011

Tibet: Clamp Down on Monastry

Below is an article published by Tibet Custom:  Kirti Monastery in northeastern Amdo Province in Tibet where a monk killed himself in protest against the Chinese government's repression last month...

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Apr 11, 2011

Tibet: Peaceful Demonstrations Honor Political...

Below is an article published by the Tibet Post: Approximately 200 people on April 6 [2011] held a candlelight vigil at the main Tibetan Temple in Dharamshala to pay their homage to the late Jamyang Jinpa,...

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Apr 08, 2011

Tibet: European Parliament Condemns Nepalise Election...

  Below is the resolution issued by the European Parliament:    PE459.800   The European Parliament, –    having regard to its resolution of 17 June 2010...

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Apr 07, 2011

Tibet: Death Of Second Tibetan Monk Tortured

  Below is an article published by International Campaign for Tibet:   Jinpa was detained following a protest in front of foreign journalists at Labrang monastery on April 9, 2008.  Labrang...

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Apr 06, 2011

Tibet: Protest Against Land Grab

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:  Chinese security forces last week [28 March – 3 April 2011] broke up a mass protest by Tibetans over the seizure of their land for redevelopment...

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Apr 04, 2011

Tibet: Sought for Asking for Freedom

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia Security forces in a western region of China have detained and fined family members of three young Tibetans who have gone into hiding after putting...

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Apr 01, 2011

Tibet: U.S Senators Express Concern for the State...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Headway is being made between Washington and Beijing as a rare Senate staff mission to Tibet led to recommendations that the United States works closer...

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Mar 28, 2011

Tibet: Restricted Movement when China puts Pressure...

Below is an article published by Republica: Chinese officials have requested Nepal to ensure blockage in the movement of Tibetans through the border. Chinese officials put forward the request during...

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Mar 24, 2011

Tibet: Chinese Government Takes Offline More Minority...

Below is an article published by the Committee to Protect Journalists: Information authorities in China should restore access to a Tibetan news and blog site whose founder reports has been shuttered without...

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Mar 22, 2011

Tibet: Exiled Tibetans Vote For Leader To Replace...

  Below is a press release published by: The China Post.Thousands of Tibetans worldwide voted on Sunday the 20th of March 2011, for a new political leader who hopes to become a fresh face of their...

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Mar 21, 2011

Tibet: International Observers Praise Tibetan...

Below is a press statement by International Network of Parliamentarians for Tibet: International Parliamentarians Praise Tibetan Elections: Calls upon the International Community to support Tibetan democratic...

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Mar 16, 2011

Tibet: Teenage Political Prisoner Tells Her S...

  Below is an article published by MercuryNews:   Before the era of Twitter and Facebook, political prisoners such as Ngawang Sangdrol-la recorded songs on tape cassettes to document the inhumane...

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Mar 15, 2011

Tibet: Tibetan Women’s Association Dedicates...

  Below is an article published by: Phayul.The Tibetan Women’s Association dedicated the 52nd anniversary of the National Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day to honor the indomitable literary...

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Mar 11, 2011

Statement of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the...

Today marks the 52nd anniversary of the Tibetan people’s peaceful uprising of 1959 against Communist China’s repression in the Tibetan capital Lhasa, and the third anniversary of the non-violent...

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Mar 11, 2011

Tibet: Dalai Lama’s Resignation Means Change...

Below is an article published by The Economic Times: The movement seeking "genuine autonomy" to Tibet Autonomous Region from China will neither end nor disappear after spiritual leader the Dalai Lama...

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Mar 10, 2011

Tibet: Spiritual Leader Transfers Political Responsibilities...

Below is an article published by BBC:   The Dalai Lama said he would begin the formal process of stepping down at a meeting of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile next Monday. He said the move would...

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Feb 25, 2011

Tibet: CCP Continues Fruitless Vilification of...

Below is an article publish by BBC News   The comments were made by Jia Qinglin, who sits on the standing committee of the Chinese Communist Party's powerful politburo. He said China also needed...

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Feb 23, 2011

Tibet: Killed Activist's Brother and Sons...

Below is an article published by The Associated Press:  A brother and two sons of the Dalai Lama's nephew say they'll complete his walk to bring attention to the campaign for freedom in Chinese-controlled...

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Feb 21, 2011

Tibet: Non-Violence Core Belief for Tibetans

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: The Tibetan prime minister Professor Samdhong Rinpoche on February 17th, 2011 - Thursday, voiced his deep concern for the current situation in Tibet: "The...

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Feb 18, 2011

Tibet: An Abusive Exploitation of Natural Re...

Below an article published by the Tibet Post International.   The one-sided policy has robbed the Tibetans of their basis for cultural identity; causing the loss of their language in their homeland...

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Feb 14, 2011

Tibet: The Dalai Lama Seeks Lasting Solution

Below is an article published by Sify News:   Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said he is not seeking a 'greater Tibet' as alleged by China, but reiterated that he...

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Feb 08, 2011

Tibet: China Increases Exploitation of Natural...

Below is an article published by The Indian Express   China plans to develop three major mineral bases in Tibet in the coming five years amid reports that 102 types of deposits with an estimated...

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Feb 01, 2011

Tibet: Dalai Lama Welcomed To Ireland

Below is an article published by The Irish Times   The Tibetan spiritual and political leader the Dalai Lama is to make his third visit to the Republic this April [2011]. The Nobel Peace Laureate...

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Jan 31, 2011

Tibet: Beijing Dismisses Outspoken Journalist,...

Below is an article published by: Tibetan Review   Prominent newspaper columnist Chang (or Zhang) Ping, 42, who writes on politically sensitive topics, including Tibet, has been dismissed from his...

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Jan 28, 2011

Tibet: Nepal Urged Not to Return Refugees to China....

Below is an article published by the International Campaign from Tibet.     As the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review mechanism scrutinized Nepal's human rights record on...

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Jan 27, 2011

Tibet: Resistance of Sentenced Writers

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Three essayists in Tibet refuse to appeal a judgment which, according to sources, came from 'higher authorities.' Three Tibetan writers, who were ordered...

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Jan 21, 2011

Tibet: President Obama Urges China To Engage With...

  Below is an article published by the Central Tibetan Administration:   US President Barack Obama took the opportunity of a joint press conference with Chinese President Hu Jintao on 19 January...

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Jan 19, 2011

Tibet: Preserving Unique Culture and Arts in New...

  Below is an article published by The Huffington Post:   For over twenty years, the Tibet House has operated with the function of preserving Tibetan art and culture. Prior to Tibet's illegal...

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Jan 18, 2011

Tibet: Nepal's King Traded Refugees For...

  Below is a press release  published by The Economic Times:   After ordering the closure of the Dalai Lama's envoy's office in Kathmandu and taking over absolute power with a military-backed...

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Jan 17, 2011

Tibet: Misuse of Refugee Question As Political...

Below is an article published by The Economic Times: After ordering the closure of the Dalai Lama's envoy's office in Kathmandu and taking over absolute power with a military-backed bloodless coup in...

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Jan 17, 2011

Taiwanese, Tibetans, Uyghurs Unite to Protest...

Below is an article published by the Washington Post: Chinese President Hu Jintao's state visit to the United States may not go as smoothly as the Obama administration may have hoped. At least 17 Taiwanese-American...

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Jan 14, 2011

Tibet: Human Rights Situation Worsened

  Below is an article published by One India: "The Chinese government laid policies to enforce asystematic crackdown on influential Tibetans like singers,writers and environmentalists," Ugen Tenzin,...

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Jan 12, 2011

Tibet: Dalai Lama Teachings to Be Landmarks for...

Below is an article published by the Official Website of Central Tibetan Administration:   Inspired by the teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on compassion and interdependence, a diverse...

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Jan 11, 2011

Tibet: Famous Writer Arrested by Chinese Auth...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post: Tenpa Lodoe, pseudonym Gang-ga Champo, a well-known Tibetan writer and the editor of 'Walk-Forward' (Dhunkyod) was arrested recently by Chinese Security...

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Jan 06, 2011

Tibet: The World’s Greatest ‘Soft’ Powe...

Below is an article published by Open Democracy Many Tibetans these days are rightfully feeling dismayed, believing that their culture and identity is increasingly being eclipsed and their hopes for...

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Jan 04, 2011

Tibet: Political Prisoner In Critical Conditi...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post International: A Tibetan political prisoner named Jigme Gyatso serving a 17-year long prison sentence in Chushul prison near Tibet's capital Lhasa is in...

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Dec 16, 2010

Tibet: Government Says, Address Tibet Issue to...

Below is an article published by Daily News & Analyses: The Tibetan government-in-exile today said the border dispute between India and China cannot be resolved until the issue of Tibet is addressed...

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Dec 15, 2010

Tibet: Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, Steadfast...

Below is an article published by The International Campaign for Tibet: The International Campaign for Tibet joins people around the world in offering heartfelt condolences to the family of Ambassador...

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Dec 14, 2010

Tibet: Exiled Musicians to Raise Awareness for...

Below is an article published by The Tibet Post Tibetan classical musician Techung and the non-profit Built On Respect are working with other musicians and NGOs to raise awareness for two Tibetan artists...

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Dec 13, 2010

Tibet: Activist Launches Political Walk

Below is an article published by Taipei Times: Surrounded by dozens of friends, Tibetan activists and curious onlookers, the Dalai Lama’s nephew Jigme Norbu launched his 400km-plus walk from Taipei...

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Dec 02, 2010

Tibet: Protestors plan Demonstration in Brussels...

  Below is an article published by The Tibet Post:   The demonstration will be led by a coalition of United Nations for a Free Tibet, the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress Belgium and the Free...

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Nov 30, 2010

Tibet: After Two Years, Lhasa Protester Finds...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia   A Tibetan man sought by Chinese police for more than two years for taking part in protests against Chinese rule has evaded his pursuers and crossed...

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Nov 29, 2010

Tibet: Nun Released After Severe Torture

Below is an article published by Tibetan Review   The authorities in Kandze (or Karze, Chinese: Ganzi) County in Sichuan Province have released on November 19 a nun in serious health conditions...

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Nov 26, 2010

Human rights: Burma, Iraq, Tibet

  Below is a press release  published by the European Parliament:   Burma MEPs welcome the recent release of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi but are concerned about her safety...

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Nov 25, 2010

Tibet: Clampdown in Tibetan Schools

  Below is a press release published by Radio Free Asia:   Authorities in the remote western Chinese province of Gansu have stepped up surveillance of Tibetan high schools following a small-scale...

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Nov 23, 2010

Tibet: Dalai Lama to Visit Denmark in 2011

  Below is an article published by The Copenhagen Post Online Tibetan leader Dali Lama has been invited to visit Denmark by humanitarian organisation Tibet Charity as well as seven other Danish...

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Nov 19, 2010

Tibet: US Encourages Chinese Government to Respect...

  Below is an article published by Tibetan UN Advocacy:   Dharamshala: The report documented comprehensive accounts of restrictions on religious freedom, abuse of religious freedom, forced religious...

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Nov 18, 2010

Tibet: Release of the US Governmental Report on...

  Below is an article published by Central Tibetan Administration: The report documented comprehensive accounts of restrictions on religious freedom, abuse of religious freedom, forced religious...

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Nov 17, 2010

Tibet: Laureates Urge Chinese Protesters for Understanding...

  Below is an article published by Central Tibetan Administration:   "Why did they run away the minute we came to talk to them? We did not came here for confrontation. Shirin Ebadi and we...

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Nov 16, 2010

Tibet: New Language Policy to Threat Cultural...

Below is an article published by University World News   Recent protests by students against the downgrading of the Tibetan language as a medium of instruction in schools and colleges were backed...

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Nov 15, 2010

Tibet: Dalai Lama Welcomes Release of Aung San...

Below is the statement published by the Dalai Lama: I welcome the release of fellow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and extend my appreciation to the military regime in Burma. I extend my full support...

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Nov 09, 2010

Tibet: Outcome of the Sixth International Conference...

Below is an article published by Central Tibetan Administration: Statement The Sixth International Conference of Tibet Support Groups was held at Surajkund in the north Indian state of Haryana from 5...

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Nov 02, 2010

Tibet: Disconcertment Over New Religious Regu...

Below is an article published by the Central Tibetan Administration: The heads of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism and the Central Tibetan Administration's Department of Religion and Culture today [27...

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Oct 26, 2010

Tibet: The Question Of Linguistic Autonomy

  Below is an article published by the Huffington Post:   Some summers ago when I was in Lhasa, I noticed that the sun rose surprisingly late and daylight diffused quite a long while into...

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Oct 25, 2010

Tibet: Protests Sparked by Chinese Linguistic...

  Below is an article published by the Associated Press: Chinese officials tried to defuse discontent following days of student protests in ethnically Tibetan areas, saying a plan to teach classes...

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Oct 22, 2010

Tibet: Student Protests Spread

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Thousands of Tibetan students pressed ahead with protests for the second day running amid fears they will be forced to adopt a Chinese-language-only...

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Oct 22, 2010

Tibet: Student Protests Spread

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Thousands of Tibetan students pressed ahead with protests for the second day running amid fears they will be forced to adopt a Chinese-language-only...

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Oct 21, 2010

Tibet: Students Protest Forced Language Chang...

  Below is a press release  published by Radio Free Asia:   Find here a video clip on the protest: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cy6Cso_KzfM   Thousands of Tibetan students in...

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Oct 20, 2010

Tibet: Tibetans Protest Exploitation Of Natural...

  Below is an article published by Phayul:   Local Tibetans and supporters in Vancouver held a protest Saturday, 16 October 2010, against the acquisition of the Gyama (Ch. Jiama) mine by the...

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Oct 19, 2010

Tibet: Congress Calls for Substantive China-Tibet...

Below is an article published by the Central Tibetan Administration   The US government urges the Chinese government to hold substantive dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama or his representatives...

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Oct 18, 2010

Tibet: Protesters against Exploitation of Natural...

Below is an article published by VMC   Local Tibetans and supporters protested the acquisition of the Gyama (Ch. Jiama) mine by the Vancouver company China Gold International Resources (CGG). The...

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Oct 18, 2010

Tibet: Protesters against Exploitation of Natural...

Below is an article published by VMC   Local Tibetans and supporters protested the acquisition of the Gyama (Ch. Jiama) mine by the Vancouver company China Gold International Resources (CGG). The...

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Oct 15, 2010

Tibet: Protest Students Jailed

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Chinese authorities in the remote western province of Gansu have sentenced two Tibetan students to two-year jail terms in connection...

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Oct 14, 2010

Tibet & East Turkestan: Chinese Veteran Politicians...

  Below is an article published by BBC News:   A group of 23 Communist Party elders in China has written a letter calling for an end to the country's restrictions on freedom of speech. The...

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Oct 13, 2010

Tibet: China’s Theft Of Ballots Threatens Democracy...

  Below is an article published by the Huffington Post:   Last Sunday on October 3rd, thousands of Tibetans went to the polls to vote for the Prime Minister and MPs of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile....

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Oct 12, 2010

Tibet: China to Tighten Control over Buddhist...

Below is an article published by Phayul   China plans to tighten control over Tibetan Buddhist monasteries to reduce the influence of the exiled Dalai Lama and other 'internal and external separatist...

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Oct 07, 2010

Tibet: Beijing’s Disruption of Vote Brings...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   The Dalai Lama's special envoy has expressed concern over Nepal's police action to block voting by Tibetan refugees for the spiritual...

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Oct 05, 2010

UNPO General Secretary Condemns Nepal’s Interference...

    Below is a statement issued by the Office of the General Secretary of the UNPO: The Hague, 5 October 2010 – The news that Nepalese officials and police have removed ballots containing...

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Sep 27, 2010

Tibet: Human Rights Watch Statement On Tibet At...

  Below is a press release by Human Rights Watch:   Human Rights Watch is concerned about the situation of the Tibetan minority nationality in the People’s Republic of China as they...

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Sep 23, 2010

Tibet: Are 'Minority' Languages Saf...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   We “ethnic minorities” took notice of thousands of Cantonese people recently taking to the streets fighting for their language,...

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Sep 21, 2010

Journal Article on China building a Dam on the...

  Senge H. Sering (2010): China Builds Dam on Indus near Ladakh, Journal of Defence Studies, Vol. 4, No. 2, page 136.  Abstract: "The tail-end of Indus receives so little water that today...

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Sep 20, 2010

South African Parliament Discusses Tibet

  Below is an article published by the Central Tibetan Administration:   Marking 50 years of Tibetan Democracy in-exile,  South African MPs from opposition parties delivered four statements...

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Sep 10, 2010

Tibet: Nepal Detaining Tibetan Refugees, Handing...

  Below is an article published by The Times of India:   In yet another sign of increasing Chinese influence in India's neighbourhood, Nepal is detaining refugees from China's Tibet Autonomous...

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Sep 09, 2010

Tibet: Nepal Detaining Refugees, Handing Them...

  Below is an article published by the Times of India:   In yet another sign of increasing Chinese influence in India's neighbourhood, Nepal is detaining refugees from China's Tibet Autonomous...

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Sep 07, 2010

INPaT urges China to Negotiate for Tibet’s Autonomy...

On the occasion of Tibetan Democracy Day, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Tibetan Democracy, the International Network for Parliamentarians on Tibet (INPaT) urged the People’s Republic of China...

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Sep 02, 2010

Tibet: British Ballet Dedicated To People Of Tibet...

  Below is an article published by The Guardian:   A British composer says he is "deeply disappointed and dismayed" by the British Council's decision to cancel a performance of his ballet...

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Sep 02, 2010

Tibet: Exile Tibetans Celebrate 50th Democracy...

  Below is an article published by Phayul:   The 50th anniversary celebrations of Tibetan democracy was commemorated today in Bylakuppe, the largest Tibetan settlement in India where the...

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Aug 30, 2010

Tibet: Reports of Deaths After Peaceful Prote...

Below is an article published by Tibetan Review:   Chinese police in Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) County of Karze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture in Sichuan Province have on Aug 17 [2010] opened fire on...

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Aug 27, 2010

Tibet: US Government Encourages Substantive Talks...

  Below is an article published by The Central Tibetan Administration:   The US State Department has submitted its annual report on Tibet negotiations to the Congress, encouraging substantive...

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Aug 20, 2010

Tibet: US Timidity on China Risking Its Own P...

Below is an article published by The Wall Street Journal: Over the past few years, Beijing's repressive policies have increasingly alienated Tibetans. One indication was the March 2008 uprising and...

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Aug 19, 2010

Tibet: Karmapa Photos Reported Seized

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Chinese authorities in Tibet have restricted the display of photos of the Karmapa Lama, confiscating them from monks and warning drivers...

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Aug 16, 2010

Tibet: Dalai Lama Prays For Flood Victims

  Below is an article published by the Central Tibet Administration: I have been deeply saddened by the loss of many lives and the destruction of property caused by the floods in Pakistan and India....

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Aug 13, 2010

Tibet: Trial Delayed For Writer Imprisoned For...

  Below is an article published by the International Campaign for Tibet:   Tragyal was detained on April 23, 2010 from his home in Xining following the publication of his now-banned book,...

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Aug 12, 2010

Tibet: New Landslide Devastation Claims Over 700...

  Below is an article published by the International Campaign for Tibet:   The death toll has risen to 702 after an avalanche of mud and rock swept through Drugchu, a Tibetan area of Gansu...

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Aug 04, 2010

Tibet: Protest against Compensation for Earthquake...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Tibetan farmers and nomads in China's remote western province of Qinghai are camping out on what's left of their homes following April's devastating...

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Aug 03, 2010

Tibet: His Holiness The Dalai Lama Tweets With...

  Below is an article published by the Central Tibetan Administration: The responses were released on the Chinese-language website of the Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on 19 July 2010.   Question...

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Jul 23, 2010

Tibet: Witnesses Lift Veil On Abuses By Security...

  Below is an article published by Human Rights Watch :(New York) - Eyewitness accounts confirm that Chinese security forces used disproportionate force and acted with deliberate brutality during...

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Jul 22, 2010

Tibet: Witnesses Lift Veil On Abuses By Security...

 Below is an article published by Human Rights Watch: Eyewitness accounts confirm that Chinese security forces used disproportionate force and acted with deliberate brutality during and after unprecedented...

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Jul 14, 2010

Tibet: Dalai Lama’s Birthday Marked in Brus...

Below is an article published by UNPO: The Concert Noble played host a celebration of the 75th birthday of H.H. the Dalai Lama on 13 July 2010 with UNPO joining guests representing European Union institutions,...

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Jul 14, 2010

Tibet: Language at Threat

Below is an article published by the Washington Post Teenager Dawan Dunjhu is Tibetan and lives in Tibet, but says that if his friends and classmates can't master Mandarin Chinese, they have little...

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Jul 13, 2010

Tibet: New President of ICT

 Below is an article published by Zeenews:  "Throughout our experiences together- whether in the field or the halls of political power - she has remained a skillful navigator whose commitment...

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Jul 12, 2010

Tibet: Chinese Police Imprisoned, Tortured and...

  Below is an article published by Spero News: In less than a year, Chinese police arrested, tortured and sentenced to prison or to "re-education-through-labour" three brothers and...

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Jul 06, 2010

Tibet: Holds Mock Elections

Below is an article published by Press Trust of IndiaExiled Tibetans will take part in a 'mock election' today, July 6th, to elect their Prime Minister on the eve of 75th birth anniversary of Tibetan...

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Jul 01, 2010

Tibet: Top Political Advisor Stresses Protection...

  Below is an article published by Xinhuanet News: "The preservation and development of Tibetan culture bears on the inheritance of the centuries-old Tibetan history, the advancement of...

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Jul 01, 2010

Tibet: Top Political Advisor Stresses Protection...

  Below is an article published by Xinhuanet News: "The preservation and development of Tibetan culture bears on the inheritance of the centuries-old Tibetan history, the advancement of...

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Jun 28, 2010

Tibet: Denied the Freedom of Expression and C...

Below is an article published by the bbc.co.ukThe lyrics of the song are not exactly subtle: "The occupation and denial of freedom of Tibetans/This is torture without trace."Another sounds a...

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Jun 24, 2010

Tibet: World Parliamentarians' Group Urge G20...

  Below is an article published by Phayul: International Network of Parliamentarians on Tibet (INPaT) was convened last November in Rome during the Fifth World Parliamentarians’ Convention...

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Jun 21, 2010

Tibet: It's Time To Put Tibet On G8 Agenda

Below is an article published by Strait.com: Next week's G8 summit in Huntsville, Ontario, is a unique opportunityfor world leaders to speak with a single, resolute voice in support ofthe Dalai Lama's...

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Jun 15, 2010

Tibet:Tibet's Watershed Challenge

Below is an article published by The Washington Post: While Tibet raises a number of controversial questions, one dimension will assume increasing political significance: its water resources. The Tibetan...

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Jun 14, 2010

Tibet: Exiled Tibetans To Elect PM, Parliamen...

  Below is an article published by Sify News:A new prime minister and parliament of the Tibetan government-in-exile based in this northern Indian hill town will be held in March next year, an...

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Jun 11, 2010

Tibet: Election Commission Declares Voting Dates...

   Below is an article published by the Central Tibet Administration:Election Commissioner of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) declared the dates for voting the next members of the...

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Jun 10, 2010

Tibet: Advanced Leadership Training to Empower...

  Below is an article published by Phayul: Mrs Rinchen Khando, former minister of the Tibetan exile government, speaks at the opening day function of advanced leadership training for Tibetan...

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Jun 09, 2010

Tibet: Chinese Handpicked Lama on PR Tour

    Below is an article published by The Canadian Press : The young man enthroned by Beijing as the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism is visiting major religious sites in Tibet,...

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Jun 08, 2010

Tibet: Writer Arrested for Quake Relief Criti...

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:   Authorities in the western Chinese province of Qinghai have now formally arrested a Tibetan writer who signed an open letter...

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Jun 01, 2010

Tibet: Surveillance in Lhasa Hotels

   Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia : Hotels in the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, are being forced to install electronic surveillance equipment amid an ongoing security clampdown...

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May 31, 2010

Tibet: Condemnation For China's Death Penalty...

  Below is an article published by Sify News:'The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) is deeply concerned that the Chinese government has once again handed down a death sentence to one Tibetan...

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May 21, 2010

Tibet: New Photocopy Rules Introduced

 Below is an article published by: BBCCity shopkeepers say the authorities are particularly concerned about material printed in Tibetan. This appears to be an attempt to prevent ordinary people from...

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May 20, 2010

Tibet: China Must Acknowledge Tibet's Problem...

    Below is an article published by Tibet.net: The interview was conducted by its chairman, Mr. Yu Pinhai, who had flown to Cedar Falls from Hong Kong, for the purpose. His Holiness responded...

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May 14, 2010

Tibet: China, US To Renew Human Rights Talks

  Below is an article published by stlToday.com: This week's resumption of U.S.-China human rights talks after two years will spotlight what critics say is a deterioration in Beijing's...

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May 10, 2010

Tibet: The Quake Critic Still Held

 Below is an article published by: Radio Free Asia  “It is now one week since he was detained,” Yeshi Tsomo, daughter of the Tibetan writer Tagyal, said in an interview. “I...

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May 05, 2010

Tibet: Appeal to China to Release Jailed Jour...

Below an article published by One India: Tibetan journalists in-exile in Dharamshala have urged China to release all journalists jailed in Tibet and allow the international media to...

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May 04, 2010

Tibet: Taiwan’s President Announces Support...

Below is an article published by Tibetan Review: Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jou said April 30 [2010] in an interview with the CNN that he supports autonomy for Tibet and the Dalai...

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Apr 28, 2010

Tibet: China Arrests Tibetan Writer Over Critical...

  Below is an article published by The Peninsula :A leading Tibetan writer who worked for a Chinese state publishing house has been taken into custody after criticising the government’s...

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Apr 23, 2010

Tibet: The Fight To Keep Nu River Flowing

  Below is an article published by globalpost:On a drizzling afternoon in this village in northwest Yunnan province, a Chinese New Year party is underway at He Bao Shang’s earth-walled...

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Apr 22, 2010

Tibet: Tibetans in exile help earthquake victims...

  Below is an article published by Orissadiary: The Cabinet of Tibetan Ministers of government in exile, the executive body of Central Tibetan Administration, through a circular today [20...

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Apr 20, 2010

Tibet: Quake-Hit Residents See Light In Dalai...

Below is an article published by AFP: Lhamo Yongsuo's black dress matches the mood in China's northwest quake-hit region where nearly 1,500 have died, but upon seeing the Dalai...

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Apr 19, 2010

Tibet: Dalai Lama asks China to let him visit...

   Below is an article published by AFP : DHARAMSHALA, India — The Dalai Lama appealed to Beijing Saturday [17 April 2010] to allow him to visit the province in China where he...

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Apr 16, 2010

Tibet: Tibetans monks join earthquake relief efforts...

   Below is an article published by: Radio Free Asia The 7.1 magnitude quake, which rocked the Yushu Tibetan region of Qinghai province Wednesday, has claimed at least 760 lives, according...

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Apr 15, 2010

Tibet: Earthquake Kills More Than 400 and Leaves...

Below is an article published by FreeTibet.org : An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 hit Tibet at 0749 local time today [14 April].Official Chinese news sources have reported that more than 400 people have...

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Apr 12, 2010

Tibet: Tibetan Students Staged Peaceful Protest...

 Below is an article published by Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy :Tibetan students in Machu County, Kanlho “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture” (‘TAP’) in Gansu Province...

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Apr 08, 2010

Tibet: Short-term Solution on Tibet Unlikely,...

  Below is an article published by The Times of India : "Things are hopeful in the long run, very hopeful, but in the short term, (it is) very difficult," the Tibetan spiritual...

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Apr 01, 2010

Tibet: Nominees for Tibetan Parliament in-exile...

 Below is an article published by: One IndiaThe decision was taken at the two-day general body meeting attended by NDPT functionaries at Dharamsala."We decided 15 candidates for the Members of...

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Mar 26, 2010

Tibet: Rivers Strangled by Dams

   Below is an article published by The Epoch Times:"I have been back and forth to Tibet a number of times and I never noticed the dams were there-but they are hidden, they are down...

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Mar 18, 2010

Tibet: The detainees in Nepal Start Hunger St...

 Below is an article published by: AFPThe detainees have been in police custody since March 10 -- the anniversary of a failed uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet -- under a law that allows authorities...

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Mar 17, 2010

Tibet: Swiss Refusal to Meet Dalai Lama Draws...

Below is an article published by Khabrein: The Swiss Tibetan friendship organization criticizes on Tuesday [16 March 2010] the position of the Swiss federal council, refusing a meeting with Dalai Lama...

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Mar 11, 2010

Tibet: Dalai Lama Voices Support For Uyghurs

  Below is an article published by Reuters :   Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama voiced his support on Wednesday for an ethnic minority in China's troubled...

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Mar 08, 2010

Tibet: First Symposium On Tibetan Women Empow...

  Below is an article published by Tibetan News and Culture Online: A two-day deliberation on how to facilitate and empower Tibetan women to take full and active participation in social, political...

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Mar 04, 2010

Tibet: China Launches “Strike Hard” Campaign...

 Below is an article published by: PhayulA report in the official newspaper Lhasa Evening News (Ch: Lasa wen Bao) yesterday (Tuesday, 2 March 2010)in  the Lhasa City government had ordered...

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Mar 04, 2010

Tibet: Meet Chinese Youths For Bridge Conference...

 Below is an article published by Tibet.net:So they came up with a fresh idea called “The Bridge Conference” to interact with each other informally to explore the causes and sentiments...

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Mar 03, 2010

Tibet: Tibetans Mark Anniversary of 1959 Upri...

 Below is an article published by Sify News: The Tibetan government-in-exile in Dharamsala held special prayers to mark the anniversary of the Tibetan...

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Mar 02, 2010

Tibet: Dalai Lama Returns to Dharamsala after...

Below is an article published by One India:Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, returned to Dharamsala on Saturday after his visit to the United States, where he met President Barack Obama....

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Feb 25, 2010

Tibet: Dalai Lama - China Denies Problem in Tibet...

 Below is an article published by: CNN  In his first interview since his recent controversial meeting with President Obama, the spiritual leader of Tibet told CNN's "Larry King...

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Feb 23, 2010

Tibet: Dalai Lama doesn't Fault Obama for Low-Key...

   Below is an article published by News10 :The Dalai Lama said he wasn't offended by the low-key reception he received at the White House this week and understands that President Barack...

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Feb 23, 2010

Tibet: Dalai Lama doesn't Fault Obama for Low-Key...

   Below is an article published by News10 :The Dalai Lama said he wasn't offended by the low-key reception he received at the White House this week and understands that President Barack...

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Feb 22, 2010

Tibet: Tibetans Protest Detentions

    Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Hundreds of Tibetans staged a rare public protest in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan during the lunar new year holiday,...

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Feb 19, 2010

Dalai Lama Meets President Obama in Washingto...

On his arrival at the White House, His Holiness was received by Ambassador Capricia Marshall, the Chief of Protocol of the United States Government and was led to the Map Room. His Holiness was accompanied...

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Feb 18, 2010

Tibet: Promoting Democracy in Exile

Below is an article published by The Washington Post : Now that the White House has announced that President Obama will receive the Dalai Lama, it is important that he be welcomed not only as a moral...

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Feb 17, 2010

Tibet: As the World Watches, Dalai Lama will Meet...

 Below is an article published by: The Washington PostPresident Obama's failure to meet the Dalai Lama last year set back the Tibetan cause, but a new meeting at the White House this week is a...

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Feb 15, 2010

Tibet: Dalai Lama Urges Tibetans Not to Celebrate...

Below is an article published by Reuters:The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, who greeted thousands of Tibetans in the main Buddhist temple in the north Indian town of Dharamsala at the start of what would...

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Feb 11, 2010

Tibet: Beijing Cuts Off Canadian University After...

 Below is an article published by The Epoch TimesThe university, which has about 600 students from mainland China and Hong Kong, confirmed last week that it had been removed from the Chinese Ministry...

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Feb 10, 2010

Tibet: Living in Exile

Below is an article published by One India: The Regional Tibetan Youth Congress (RTYC), a global forum of the Tibetan community has urged upon fellow Tibetans around the world not to celebrate Losar, their...

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Feb 05, 2010

Tibet: Dalai Lama Firm on Obama Meeting

  Below is an article published by Asia Times:The Dalai Lama's envoys in Beijing have refused to bow to pressure from China to steer the Tibetan spiritual leader away from meeting US President...

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Feb 04, 2010

Tibet: China Opposed to Obama-Dalai Lama Meeting...

 Below is an article published by: The New York Times It was the second successive day that China has spoken out against the meeting, and comes after Beijing said ties had been harmed by a U.S....

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Feb 03, 2010

Tibet: Will There Be Concessions Over Tibet?

Below is an article published by The Epoch Times: Representatives of the Tibetan government in exile returned to India with nothing on Feb. 1, as they concluded the ninth round of talks with Chinese Communist...

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Feb 02, 2010

Tibet: China Warns Obama Not to Meet Dalai Lama...

   Below is an article published by the BBC : Chinese Communist Party official Zhu Weiqun said there would be "corresponding action" if the meeting went ahead. The White House...

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Feb 01, 2010

Tibet: More Detentions in Tibet

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia : The mother of two Tibetans detained for more than a month by Chinese security forces says she’s concerned over the fate of her sons,...

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Jan 28, 2010

Tibet: China Resumes Talks

  Below is an article published by Philadelphia Inquirer: BEIJING - Two envoys of the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of the Tibetans, arrived in China yesterday to resume a long-running...

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Jan 27, 2010

Tibet: Envoys of Tibet's Dalai Lama in New China...

 Below is an article published by: BBCDiscussions broke down in acrimony in 2008, with Beijing saying that no progress had been made. One of the Dalai Lama's representatives told the BBC he thought...

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Jan 26, 2010

Tibet: Sino-Tibetan Talks to Resume

  Below is an article published by The Official Website of Central Tibetan Administartion:His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Special Envoy Lodi G. Gyari and Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen will arrive...

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Jan 22, 2010

Tibet: Seek a way out of impasse

   Below is an article published by Asia Times: Beijing, stung by rioting in Tibet, hardened it stance against the Dalai Lama last year, convincing United States President Barack Obama and...

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Jan 22, 2010

Tibet: Hu’s “New Deal” with Tibet: Chinese...

   Below is a statement issued by Jamestown Foundation:The Hu Jintao administration has significantly tightened policy over Tibet in an apparent attempt to ensure the proverbial Chinese...

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Jan 20, 2010

Tibet: Nepal Hands Over Detained Tibetans to ...

Below is article published by phayul.com: Ten Tibetans arrested in Nepal after escaping Chinese-occupied Tibet have been handed over to the United Nations and not deported back to Tibet, media reports...

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Jan 19, 2010

Tibet: Nepal Likely to Deport 10 Migrants

   Below is an article published by Kyodo News Agency: Nepali authorities have arrested 10 Tibetan nationals who entered Nepal illegally and may face deportation to China, government...

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Jan 18, 2010

Tibet: Nepal Police Arrest Tibetans for Illegal...

   Below is an article published by AFP:  Nepalese police said on Sunday [January 17, 2010] they have arrested a group of Tibetans for crossing the border into the Himalayan nation...

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Jan 15, 2010

Tibet: Tibetan Activist among Google Hacking ...

 Below is an article published by Phayul.com: It is not just human rights activist in China whose GMail accounts were hacked, according to a New York Times report which said a Tibetan student of Stanford...

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Jan 11, 2010

Tibet: China Jails Filmmaker for Six Years

Below is an article published by the Tibetan Review: China on Dec 28 [2009] sentenced self-taught video-maker Dhondup Wangchen to a six-year jail term for filming interviews with Tibetans on their...

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Jan 11, 2010

Tibet: Foreigners Urged to See Myth of Religious...

Below is an article published by Press Trust of India :The Dalai Lama today [11 January] alleged that Tibet has no religious independence and appealed to foreigners, who assembled here to listen to his...

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Jan 08, 2010

Tibet: Filmmaker Sentenced to 6 Years in Pris...

   Below is an article published by Buffalo News: A Tibetan filmmaker who made a documentary that was highly critical of the Chinese government's policies in Tibet has been sentenced...

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Jan 07, 2010

Tibet: The Realist Case for Tibetan Autonomy

 Below is an article published by the Wall Street Journal:When President Obama didn't meet with the Dalai Lama during his October [2009] trip to Washington, it gave many the impression that human-rights...

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Jan 04, 2010

Tibet: Kalon Tripa Impressed By 'Education for...

 Below is an article published by Tibet.net:The day-long national seminar titled "Education for Peace: Issues and Challenges", organised by the local Dronacharaya College on Sunday witnessed...

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Dec 30, 2009

Tibet: Tributes Paid To Lhundrup Choekyi Gyal...

Below is an article published by Phayul: The exiled Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama today joined thousands of Tibetan exiles in a ceremonial function commemorating the 20th death anniversary...

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Dec 28, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama Inaugurates 5th Tibetan General...

 Below is an article published by Phayul:Over 238 participants consisting of directors, principals, headmasters and senior teachers, from 85 Tibetan schools, including three higher studies centres,...

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Dec 16, 2009

Tibet: Parliamentarians Call for Global Action...

  Below is an article published by International Parliamentary Network on Tibet: Tibet, the world's largest and highest plateau, is the 'world's third pole' because it contains...

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Dec 14, 2009

Tibet: Express concern on climate change in Dharamsala,...

 Below is an article published by Phayul.comAs leaders of 192 countries discuss ways to save the earth from climate change at the UN Climate Action meet in Danish capital Copenhagen, the exile Tibetans...

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Dec 11, 2009

Tibet: Dozens of Tibetan Protesters Arrested

  Below is an article published by VOA News: Sources in China's Sichuan province say dozens have been arrested after protests over the detention of a Buddhist monk jailed for a series of...

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Dec 08, 2009

Tibet: Nun Succumbs to Torture Over Peaceful ...

 Below is an article published by the Central Tibetan Administration:Yangkyi Dolma, aged 33. who belonged to Lamdak monastery in Karze, Tibet, died around 2 pm on Saturday, 5 December 2009. ...

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Dec 08, 2009

Tibet: Protest Over Monk

   Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: The exact number of Tibetans detained on Dec. 5 [2009] was unclear, but one exiled source who has been in contact with witnesses said...

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Dec 04, 2009

Tibet: Australia Welcomes Parliament of World...

 Below is an article published by Voice of America:One of the world's largest inter-faith festivals has opened in Australia. Up to 8,000 people are expected at the Parliament of the World's...

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Dec 03, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama Encouraged by Upcoming Summ...

  Below is an article published by Environment News Service:Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama said Monday (30 November) that the world's leaders must give the highest priority...

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Dec 02, 2009

Tibet: Chinese immigrants to Boost Tibet's Urban...

Below is an article published by The Tibetan Review:The permanent population of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) will reach 3.4 million over the next 11 years, with 1.46 million living in urban areas, reported...

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Dec 01, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama Says Climate Change Needs Global...

   Below is an article published by Reuters: Australia's government is struggling to have its key climate change policy, a carbon emissions trading scheme (ETS), passed by a hostile...

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Nov 30, 2009

Tibet: His Holiness the Dalai Lama says UN's Climate...

 Below is an article published by the Official Website of the Central Tibetan Administration :   His Holiness the Dalai Lama is in Australia for a series of lectures on universal responsibility...

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Nov 24, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama Says Obama Not Soft on Chin...

   Below is an article published by the Associated Press:Obama made his first trip to China as president last week and has faced criticism that he didn't do enough to press Beijing on...

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Nov 23, 2009

Tibet: Tibetan Exiles to Attend Meet on Envir...

 Below is an article published by Thaindian News:  The department of religion and culture of the Central Tibetan Administration has been organising the conference. “Around 85 Buddhist...

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Nov 20, 2009

Tibet: Trial Detailed

 Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Court documents relating to one of three Tibetans believed to have been executed by Chinese authorities for their part in the Lhasa unrest of March...

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Nov 20, 2009

Tibet: Tibetan Website Founder Sentenced to 15...

 Below is an article published by NDTV:The court found 39-year-old Kunchok Tsephel guilty of so-called “divulging state secrets.” It’s a vague charge Chinese authorities often use...

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Nov 19, 2009

Tibet: Obama Calls for Tibet Talks

 Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: U.S. President Barack Obama began wrapping up a three-day state visit to China on Wednesday with a call on Beijing to start talks with the exiled...

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Nov 17, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama Reaches Rome to Attend Convention...

   Below is an article published by Samay Live: "His Holiness the Dalai Lama this (Monday 16 November 2009) afternoon reached Rome to attend the fifth World Parliamentarians' Convention...

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Nov 17, 2009

Tibet: Obama Supports Resumption of Dialogue

  Below is an article published by The Times of India:  "We did note that while we recognise that Tibet is part of the People's Republic of China, the United States supports the...

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Nov 13, 2009

Tibet: Response to China's White Paper

 Below is an article published by Tibet Custom:On 27 September 2009, the Chinese government issued a white paper on its nationalities policy. This is the third white paper on the minority nationalities....

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Nov 11, 2009

Tibet: Obama to Raise Human Rights with China's...

  Below is an article published by AFP: Obama, who leaves the United States for his debut Asian tour as president on Thursday, [12 November 2009] will talk about religious freedom, the plight...

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Nov 10, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama Visits Indian Town

  Below is an article published by LA Times:  Ignoring Chinese protests, the Dalai Lama traveled Sunday to a remote town in northeastern India near China's Tibetan border where thousands...

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Nov 09, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama in Tibet Border Visit

  Below is an article published by BBC News:  The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader is in Tawang in India's state of Arunachal Pradesh, itself a source of dispute between Beijing...

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Nov 04, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama Refutes “Splittism” Once...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com:  On his arrival at the provincial capital of Matsuyama early morning today [3 November 2009],His Holiness the Dalai Lama interacted with the local media...

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Nov 03, 2009

Tibet: Police Prevent Photo Exhibition

   Below is an article published by BDNews 24:The exhibition was organised by 'Students for a Free Tibet', and includes some very rare photos of the Dalai Lama's journey into...

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Nov 02, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama Accuses China of Misleading...

  Below is an article published by VOA News :  The Dalai Lama came to Japan to take part in panel discussions with scientists but the exiled Tibetan leader did not shy away from the...

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Oct 28, 2009

Tibet: China Confirms Tibetan Executions

Below is an article published by BBC News: They are thought to be the first executions in relation to the unrest, which left at least 22 people dead. There are reports that two more Tibetans have been...

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Oct 27, 2009

Tibet: India to China: Dalai Lama an 'Honored...

 Below is an article published by AP :   However, the two Asian giants have agreed not to let border tensions erupt into violence, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said after meeting with...

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Oct 23, 2009

Tibet: Dissident Detained in Mongolia

 Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Batzangaa, 35, a Chinese national and ethnic Mongolian who developed a network of traditional Mongolian-Tibetan medical practitioners around the...

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Oct 20, 2009

Tibet: Struggle for Tibet Will Remain Non-Violent:...

 Below is an article published by the Times of India :  The world had seen the great fall of the Berlin Wall and the disintegration of powerful Soviet Union into independent nations, so...

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Oct 19, 2009

Tibet: EU Lauds Dalai Lama’s ‘Middle Way...

   Below is an article published by Trak News: The Dalai Lama’s “Middle Way” approach abandoned the dream of an independent Tibet in favour of seeking greater autonomy...

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Oct 16, 2009

Tibet: Celebrates Dalai Lama, Culture At Norwich...

 Below is an article published by Norwich Bulletin: Thursday night [15 October 2009], about 200 Tibetans, most from Montville and Norwich, but some from as far as Boston and New York, held a dinner...

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Oct 12, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama Receives Rights Award

   Below is an article published by CBS:   Powerful U.S. lawmakers honored the Dalai Lama with a human rights award Tuesday [6 October] even as President Barack Obama faced harsh...

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Oct 08, 2009

Tibet: Woman from Tibet Gets 15-Year Jail Term,...

  Below is an article published by Tibet Custom :   According to reliable information received on 5 October 2009, a 54-year-old retired Tibetan doctor named Yeshi Choedon was given...

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Oct 07, 2009

Tibet: Critics Protest Gap in Dalai Lama’s Schedule...

  Below is an article published by New York Times:  But one appointment not on the calendar of the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, is a meeting with the president of the United...

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Oct 02, 2009

Tibet: China Tightens Screws On October 1st

Below is an article published by: International Campaign for TibetChina tightens screws on Tibet for October 1st 60th anniversary: New details of ongoing protests and political prisonersAs people throughout...

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Oct 01, 2009

Tibet: Silence On China's 60th Anniversary

Below is an article published by: The Christian Science MonitorTibetans are hoping the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China will pass uneventfully, and Chinese police and military in...

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Sep 29, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama's Visit Highlights Tibet

   Below is an article published by UPI :   The Dalai Lama has arrived in Canada to co-host the 2009 Vancouver Peace Summit, supporters say. About 100 people, mostly Tibetan-Canadians...

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Sep 24, 2009

Tibet: Tibetans Protest Hu in NY

   Below is an article published by Phayul : The Dag Hammerskjold Plaza opposite the United Nations building in New York was filled with angry protesters yesterday as Chinese president...

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Sep 21, 2009

Tibet: Obama to Meet With Dalai Lama After China...

  Below is an article published by Bloomberg:  President Barack Obama will meet with the Dalai Lama after the president’s first visit to China in November, a White House official...

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Sep 18, 2009

Tibet: "China Is Failing To Protect Tibetan, Uyghur...

   Below is an article published by the Tibetan Review :   The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Navanethem (Navi) Pillay, has cited “discrimination and the failure...

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Sep 18, 2009

Tibet: Detainee Whereabouts Still Unknown

  Below is an article published by Local Independent Media :    Saga Dawa Festival, which falls on April 15 in the Tibetan lunar calender, is celebrated as the day of Buddha...

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Sep 17, 2009

Tibet: India Rejects China’s Opposition to Dalai...

  Below is an article published by Bloomberg: India rejects China’s opposition to a plan by the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled leader, to visit a northeastern Indian state claimed...

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Sep 17, 2009

Tibet: India Rejects China’s Opposition to Dalai...

  Below is an article published by Bloomberg: India rejects China’s opposition to a plan by the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled leader, to visit a northeastern Indian state claimed...

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Sep 16, 2009

Tibet: Canada China Business Council Challenged...

 Below is an article published by Canada Tibet Committee:  Canada Tibet Committee (CTC) supporters will stage an information picket this afternoon (15 September) at the Canada China Business...

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Sep 14, 2009

Tibet: Obama aides at Dalai Lama headquarters...

  Below is an article published by: AFP  Senior officials from US President Barack Obama's government held talks Sunday with the premier of the Tibetan government in exile ahead of...

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Sep 11, 2009

Tibet: China to "Strike Hard" in Tibet Ahead of...

  Below is an article published by Phayul : China will launch a renewed “Strike Hard” campaign in Tibet ahead of the 60th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China...

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Sep 03, 2009

Tibet: Nepal Police Arrest Tibetan Protesters

  Below is an article published by the Associated Free Press:  Nepalese riot police on Wednesday arrested 10 Tibetans as they tried to protest in front of a visiting high-level Chinese delegation,...

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Sep 02, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama Disputes China’s Claims

  Below is an article published by CNN.com:  The Dalai Lama, on a visit to Taiwan that includes prayers for recent typhoon victims, has rebutted China's claims that he is there for political...

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Aug 31, 2009

UNCERD Reports on Tibet and East Turkestan

Below is an article published by Human Rights in China :A United Nations expert body said today [28 August 2009] that China must “carefully consider the root causes” of inter-ethnic tensions...

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Aug 26, 2009

Tibet: ‘Web Surfer’ Detained

 Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:Chinese authorities have detained a Tibetan youth in the regional capital, Lhasa, for viewing restricted political information online, according to...

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Aug 25, 2009

Tibet: Japanese Supporters Pray for World Peace...

 Below is an article published by Tibet Custom:Tibetans living in Japan and their Japanese supporters made a pilgrimage up Mount Fuji on Saturday [22 August 2009] to pray for world peace, AFPnews...

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Aug 18, 2009

Tibet: Fears For Another Missing Tibetan Writer...

Below is an article published by Save Tibet : Tibetan bloggers have reported the disappearance of a young Tibetan writer and university student, Tashi Rabten (pen-name Te’urang), the editor...

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Aug 17, 2009

Tibet: China Issues Prison Sentences

  Below is an article published by Global Justice: According to a confirmed information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), a Chinese court on 13 August...

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Aug 14, 2009

Tibet: U.S Congressional Staff Visit

 Below is an article published by International Campaign for Tibet:For the first time since the protests across Tibet began in March, 2008, Chinese authorities will allow United States Congress personnel...

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Aug 10, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama to Receive International Freedom...

  Below is an article published by IANS: The National Civil Rights Museum in the US will confer the International Freedom Award on the Dalai Lama for his "steadfast commitment to protecting...

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Aug 06, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama Welcomes Chinese Support

  Below is an article published by Swiss.info.ch: The Dalai Lama says he is encouraged by what he called growing solidarity and support shown by Chinese people and intellectuals for the Tibetan...

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Jul 30, 2009

Tibet: New Dangers for Tibetans in Nepal

   Below is an article published by the International Campaign for Tibet: Two new ICT reports document the dangers for Tibetans in Nepal due to the Chinese government's focus on Tibetan...

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Jul 28, 2009

Tibet: Academic Dialogue with China

Below there is the Press Release of the Tibetan UN Advocacy:   PRESS RELEASE  OVER 100 CHINESE AND TIBETAN SCHOLARS, WRITERS, JOURNALISTS, ADVOCATES TOGATHER IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND Switzerland,...

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Jul 16, 2009

Tibet: Two Tibetans Face Torture

  Below is an article published by Phayul.com:Two Tibetan youths returning to Tibet from exile have been brutally tortured by Chinese police after their arrest at the border near Nepal in April...

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Jul 08, 2009

Tibet: His Holiness Promotes Secular Values

 Below is an article published by Tibet.net: His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, on his 74th birthday celebration on Monday [July 6] said he is promoting secular values and...

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Jul 06, 2009

Tibet: Nepalese Government Bans Protests

 Below is an article published by Nepal News: The government on Sunday [5July 2009] issued prohibitory orders on all kinds of demonstration in the country that is targeted against the Chinese rule...

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Jul 02, 2009

Tibet: Students Expelled for Protesting

 Below is an article published by Phayul:Students staged a demonstration in Labrang, Gansu Province Dharamsala, July 1 [2009] Chinese authorities on June 19 [2009] expelled two Tibetan students of...

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Jun 29, 2009

Tibet: 34 Demonstrators arrested in Nepal

   Below is an article published by AFP:Nepalese police on Friday [26 June 2009] arrested 34 Tibetan exiles who tried to stage a demonstration near the Chinese border, witnesses said. The...

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Jun 26, 2009

Tibet: Protest in Front of Mining Company

   Below is an article published by CTV British Columbia: Tibetan supporters wrapped themselves in Tibetan flags and played dead outside a shareholders meeting of a Vancouver mining...

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Jun 24, 2009

Tibet: Protests Over China's Mining Project in...

  Below is an article published by Tibet.net : At least 3 Tibetans were seriously wounded after clashes broke over attempts by Chinese authorities to divert the Gyama river to a mining site,...

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Jun 23, 2009

Tibet: How to Break Impasse with China

   Below is an article published by Sindh Today: The Tibetan government-in-exile in this Himachal Pradesh town is deliberating upon ways to break the impasse with the Chinese for restarting...

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Jun 16, 2009

Tibet: China Bans Speech

   Below is an article published by Tibetan Review: The Chinese government had banned the original Mandarin text of the Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's speech delivered to Beijing...

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Jun 15, 2009

Tibet: NGOs Inform UN about Human Rights Situation...

 Below is an article published by Tibet Custom:Two Tibetan non governmental organisations have expressed their concern over the deprivation of rights to the Tibetan children to study their history...

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Jun 12, 2009

Tibet: China Faces UN Human Rights Council

  Below is an article published by Human Right’s Watch: Commitments to Uphold Human Rights Ignored China has made a mockery of its commitment to the UN Human Rights Council's Universal...

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Jun 08, 2009

Tibet: Report Deems Grievances Valid

   Below is an article published by The New York Times: Dharamsala, India — A group of prominent Chinese lawyers and legal scholars have released a research report arguing that the...

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Jun 03, 2009

Tibet: Exiles Plan Solidarity Campaign

   Below is an article published by Phayul: Only three days remaining for the 20th anniversary of the infamous Tiananmen Square massacre, exile Tibetans say they will organise a number...

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May 28, 2009

Tibet: Chinese Police Shoot 6 Protesters

  Below is an article published by M&C Asia-Pacific News: Armed police in a Tibetan area of south-western China opened fire on protestors who opposed resettlement for a new dam, seriously...

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May 27, 2009

Tibet: Government Policies Sparked Riots

 Below is an article published by Time: A new report from a group of Chinese scholars has for the first time challenged China's official explanation that the deadly riots that broke out across...

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May 26, 2009

Tibet: Standoff at Gold Mine

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Hundreds of villagers in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) of western China are facing off against armed security forces at the site of a planned...

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May 22, 2009

Tibet: Ready to Resume Peace Talks

   Below is an article published by Voice of America: An envoy for the Dalai Lama says Tibet is ready to resume peace talks with China. Kelsang Gyaltsen's speech to foreign correspondents...

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May 18, 2009

Tibet: Dutch Prime Minister Criticized for Snubbing...

  Below is an article published by Radio Netherlands :The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) has criticised Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende's refusal to meet the Dalai Lama...

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May 14, 2009

Tibet: Protest Monks Escape

   Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia: Five Tibetan monks who took part in widely publicized 2008 protests against Chinese rule have arrived safely in the Indian capital after...

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May 12, 2009

Tibet: China Should Not Re-Enter UN Rights Bo...

  Below is an article published by Phayul: The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy based here [Dharamsala] said that China is attempting to ‘whitewash’ its tainted human...

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May 07, 2009

Tibet: Climate Change Threat

   Below is an article published by BBC News: Rising temperatures in Tibet are threatening droughts and floods, which could endanger millions of people, China's top weather official...

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May 05, 2009

Tibet: World Press Freedom Day Observed

  Below is an article published by Phayul: Some 50 Indian and Tibetan journalists, including a handful of Tibetan analysts, participated in an interactive function this morning [Sunday May 3rd]...

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Apr 27, 2009

Tibet: Jail Sentences Condemned

   Below is an article published by Phayul: Tibet’s Government in exile has strongly condemned the latest harsh sentences being handed down by Chinese court on three young Tibetan...

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Apr 24, 2009

Tibet: China Opposes US Meeting Dalai Lama

  Below is an article published by The Washington Post :China said Thursday [23 April 2009] that President Barack Obama should not meet the Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, when...

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Apr 22, 2009

Tibet: Discrimination at Durban Conference

   Below is an article published by Asia News : The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has protested for its exclusion from the United Nations Review Conference on Racism...

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Apr 21, 2009

Tibet: China Arrests Writer

  Below is an article published by: Tibetcustom.com A Tibetan monk from Ngaba Gomang Monastery was arrested in the beginning of this month [April 2009] for alleged anti government writings, according...

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Apr 20, 2009

UNPO Presidency Member to Speak at the UN Durban...

     UNPO Presidency Member and representative for Tibet, Mr. Ngwang Choephel, will be speaking at an event at the United Nations Durban Review Conference, which is currently being...

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Apr 09, 2009

Tibet: Double Death Sentence

 Below is an article published by Reuters : Two Tibetans have been sentenced to death for their role in riots in Tibet's regional capital of Lhasa last year [2008], China's official Xinhua...

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Apr 08, 2009

Tibet: A US Senate Urges Diplomatic Recogniti...

   Below is an article published by: The Times of India An American state Senate has adopted a resolution asking the Obama Administration and the US Congress to give "diplomatic recognition"...

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Apr 06, 2009

Tibet: Chinese Police Torture Tibetan Monk to...

  Below is an article published by:  TibetCustom.com The Public Security Bureau officials (PSB) and armed military personnel tortured a Tibetan to death for protesting against Chinese authorities...

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Apr 02, 2009

Tibet: PRC Criticized by MEP for No-Show

  Below is an article published by The Parliament: MEP attacks China over 'lost opportunity' on Tibet A parliamentary hearing has been told that the fight for Tibetan autonomy...

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Mar 31, 2009

Tibet: Tibetans Stage Farm Boycott

   Below is an article published by: Radio Free Asia Authorities in China’s southwestern province of Sichuan have forced Tibetan farmers into their fields in a bid to end a farming...

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Mar 31, 2009

Tibet: Reopened For Tourists

   Below is an article published by: The New York Times The Chinese government will reopen Tibet to foreign tourists on April 5 [2009] after a nearly six-week ban, according to the state-run...

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Mar 31, 2009

Tibet: Politically Explosive Cyber-Network Re...

   Below is an article published by: Globe and Mail Against the backdrop of humming computers in the underground lab in Toronto's Munk Centre for International Studies, a screen flickered,...

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Mar 27, 2009

Tibet: Expression of Gratitude to India

   Below is an article published by: www.tibet.net As an expression of their gratitude to the government and people of India for their generosity and hospitality in the last 50 years...

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Mar 26, 2009

Tibet: Special EU Hearing

Below is an article published by : EU Politics NewsWednesday's [25 March 2009]news comes in the wake of new video footage allegedly showing Chinese security personnel violently beating Tibetans.The...

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Mar 23, 2009

Tibet: Video Exposes Chinese Brutality

   Below is an article published by: Telegraph Video footage from Tibet is extremely rare. The film, which shows violent scenes from the March 2008 riots, is the clearest evidence yet that...

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Mar 23, 2009

Tibet: South Africa Bans Dalai Lama Trip

   Below is an article published the: BBC News  South Africa has denied the Dalai Lama a visa to attend a peace conference linked to the 2010 Football World Cup, which the country...

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Mar 19, 2009

Tibet: U.S. Firm with China

  Below is an article published by: Politico House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was in a familiar position last week [March 2009], rising in the well of the House to denounce China’s human rights...

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Mar 18, 2009

Tibet: Human Rights Council Discussion

  Below is an article published by: Tibet Custom The UN Human Rights Council currently in third-week of its 10th session in Geneva where numerous international NGOs raised issues concerning...

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Mar 18, 2009

Tibet: Archbishop Desmond Tutu Statement

  Below is a statement published on thecommunity.com  Archbishop Desmond Tutu: Statement on Tibet, China and the Dalai Lama"We the undersigned Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, human...

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Mar 17, 2009

Tibet: Monks Taken Away

  Below is an article published by: Straits Times Authorities in north-west China have taken more than 100 Tibetan monks away from their monastery for political re-education after they held a...

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Mar 16, 2009

Tibet: Cautious Welcome To China Talks

   Below is a statement issued  by: Voice of America Tibet's government in exile is expressing cautious optimism about the Chinese premier's statement on his willingness for...

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Mar 16, 2009

Tibet: China Lays ‘Siege’ to Rebgong

   Below is an article published by: Tibet Custom An unprecedented large number of Chinese troops have been deployed in Rebgong (Chinese:Tongren) in Malho Tibet Autonomous Prefecture in...

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Mar 13, 2009

Tibet: EU Parliament Adopts Tibet Resolution

 Below is a resolution adopted  by: The European Parliament The European Parliament ,-   having regard to its previous resolutions on China and Tibet, in particular its resolutions...

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Mar 12, 2009

Tibet: U.S. Passes Commemorative Resolution

 In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising, the United States House of Representatives has issued a formal Resolution calling for renewed and strengthened engagement on issues...

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Mar 12, 2009

UNPO Rep. Highlights Tibet at UN

Tensions remain high in Tibet as Tibetans commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the foreign occupation of their homeland and the Dalai Lama’s flight from Tibet to India in March 1959. The anniversary...

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Mar 11, 2009

Tibet: Anniversary Marked By Rallies

    Below is an article published by: Associated Press Tibetans and their supporters rallied across the Asia-Pacific region on Tuesday [10 March 2009] demanding an end to Chinese rule...

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Mar 10, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama Issues Statement on 50th Anniversary...

   Below is a statement of HH the Dalai Lama:Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the Tibetan people's peaceful uprising against Communist China's repression in Tibet. Since last...

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Mar 09, 2009

Tibet: Women Detained After Protest

   Below is an article published by: Associated Press Authorities detained a nun and another woman protesting in a Tibetan area of western China to demand religious freedom and the return...

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Mar 05, 2009

Tibet: Its Past Provides Hope For Its Future

  Below is an article published by: Australia In the nearly sixty-year occupation of Tibet, China's position has never been better or stronger, writes Thubten Samphel, the spokesperson of...

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Mar 02, 2009

Tibet: Monk Sets Himself on Fire

   Below is an article published by: Times of India A monk set himself on fire to protest against the Chinese government at a Tibetan Buddhism monastery on Friday [27 February 2009]. The...

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Mar 02, 2009

Tibet: Monks Given 48 Hours to Surrender

    Below is an article published by: International Campaign For Tibet Around 100 monks staged a candle-lit vigil and protest outside the government headquarters in Mangra (Chinese: Guinan)...

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Feb 26, 2009

Tibet: “There is no Losar”

Below is an article published by: The New York Times TONGREN, China — Snow fell across this mountain valley as red-robed monks in a prayer hall beat drums and chanted in tantric harmony, a seemingly...

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Feb 23, 2009

Tibet: Shock at Clinton’s Stance on China

    Below is an article published by: AFP Amnesty International and a pro-Tibet group voiced shock Friday [20 February 2009] after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton vowed not to let...

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Feb 20, 2009

Tibet: No Party Participation.

  Below is an article published by: The Huffington Post "Chinese political circles get very worried about anniversaries." So says Professor Perry Link, an expert on Chinese human rights...

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Feb 19, 2009

Tibet: China Increases Security

 Below is an article published by: The New York Times written by Edward WongBEIJING — Chinese officials have significantly increased security forces across Tibet in the face of a grass-roots...

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Feb 16, 2009

Tibet: 15 Arrested After Peaceful Protest

   Below is an article published by: Northern Voices Online   Following yesterday’s [15 February 2009] solo protest by Lobsang Lhundup, a monk of Nekhor Monastery in Lithang...

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Feb 12, 2009

Tibet: 76 sentenced over Lhasa “Riot”

  Below is an article published by Phayul.com:  China has handed down court sentences to 76 people over anti-China unrest last year [2008] in the Tibetan capital Lhasa, Chinese state media...

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Feb 12, 2009

Tibet: Situation "Very Tense"

  Below is an article published by AFP: The Dalai Lama warned Wednesday [11 February 2009] of a fresh uprising in Tibet in the "very tense" run-up to the 50th anniversary of the failed...

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Feb 10, 2009

Tibet: Recognition of the Government in Exile

     Below is an article published by: Phayul.com Fifty European Tibet Support Groups have launched a campaign for the implementation of the European parliament’s resolution...

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Feb 05, 2009

Tibet: Dalai Lama to Visit Europe

   Below is an article published by Central Tibetan Administration: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will arrive in Rome, the capital ofItaly on 8 February 2009 in the first leg of his visit...

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Feb 04, 2009

Tibet: Tibetans Sentenced for Sharing Information...

 Below is an article published by: CECC A Communist Party-run newspaper has provided the first detailed information about Tibetans convicted and sentenced to terms of imprisonment for nonviolent activity...

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Jan 30, 2009

Tibet: China’s Action Sparks Plea

   Below is an article published by: BBC Eighty-one people have been detained and nearly 6,000 questioned in the past 11 days [January 2009], Chinese state media reported. The Tibetan Daily...

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Jan 29, 2009

Tibet: Monks Cycle across India for Freedom

Below is an article published by Thaindian News: Imbued with commitment to reversing the fate of the Tibetan community-in-exile, a group of nine young monks has set out cycling through India to raise awareness...

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Jan 26, 2009

Tibet: End To The Use Of Force

   Below is an article published by: Tibet Custom Calling for an immediate end to the use of force against the Tibetan people by China, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said "stability cannot...

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Jan 23, 2009

Tibet: Protestors Beaten And Detained

   Below is an article published by: Radio Free Asia Three Tibetans protesting Chinese rule in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) have been beaten and detained by police amid rising tensions...

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Jan 19, 2009

Tibet: No Response for Autonomy

  Below is an article published by: International Herald Tribune The Tibetan government-in-exile said Saturday [17 January 2009] it has yet to receive a Chinese response to its request for autonomy...

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Jan 15, 2009

Freedom House Report Shows Setbacks in Global...

 The annual report written by Freedom House that details the level of political and civil liberty enjoyed by people across the world has noted a decline in human rights for the third consecutive year....

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Jan 14, 2009

Tibet: China /France Relations Remain Strained...

   Below is an article published by ETaiwanNews.com :China warned Tuesday that the future of its ties with France depends on whether Paris can "correct its wrongdoing" over Tibet.French...

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Jan 12, 2009

Tibet: China to Mark Defeat of Uprising

  Below is an article published by the Associated Press: Chinese-backed Tibetan leaders will soon set a date for what they call "Serf Liberation Day" to mark the defeat 50 years ago...

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Jan 06, 2009

Tibet: 300,000 relocated in 2008

 Below is an article published by Phayul.com:Chinese government has moved some 300,000 Tibetan farmers and herders from 57,800 families into permanent brick houses in Tibet this year [2008], under...

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Dec 22, 2008

Tibet: Seven Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

  Below is an article published by Punjab Newsline: The sentences of indicted range between 8 years to life imprisonment, according to the confirmed information received by the Dharmshala based...

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Dec 17, 2008

Tibet: Dialogue Still Possible

  Below is an article published by AFP: China said on Tuesday [16 December 2008] it was still open to dialogue with representatives of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, after the...

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Dec 11, 2008

Tibet: 19th Anniversary of Peace Prize

   Below is an article published by Newspost Online :[Yesterday, 10 December 2008], Tibetans living-in-exile in Dharamsala celebrated the19th anniversary of the Dalai Lama receiving the...

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Dec 10, 2008

Tibet: Dalai Lama Thanks Sarkozy for ‘Genuine...

  Below is an article published by tibetcustom.com:Speaking to a group of journalists on Sunday [8 December 2008] afternoon, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said that President Nicolas Sarkozy of...

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Dec 09, 2008

Tibet: France-China Spar Gets Serious

  Below is an article published by AFP:China's state-controlled press warned Monday [8 December 2008] that French President Nicolas Sarkozy's meeting with the Dalai Lama could have a...

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Dec 08, 2008

Tibet: Dalai Lama says Democracy Could Resolve...

  Below is an article published by AFP:The Dalai Lama said Friday [5 December 2008] the issue of Tibet could be resolved quickly if China fully embraces democracy, as he arrived in Poland as...

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Dec 03, 2008

Tibet: China Targets Sarkozy

   Below is an article published by Time:In much of the world, President Nicolas Sarkozy enjoys a reputation for being something of a diplomatic dynamo. In China, the energetic French leader...

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Dec 01, 2008

Tibet: UPDATE: Sarkozy-Dalai Lama Meeting

  Below is an article published by the Associated Press:Business ties with France will likely suffer if French President Nicolas Sarkozy goes ahead with a planned meeting with the Dalai Lama,...

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Nov 28, 2008

Tibet: China Plays ‘Diplomatic Hardball’ with...

   Below is an article published by AFP: China's unprecedented decision to cancel a summit with the European Union over Tibet shows an increasing willingness for Beijing to flex...

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Nov 25, 2008

Tibet: UN Report Assails China

 The article below was published by the International Herald Tribune: China reacted angrily Monday [24 November 2008] to a United Nations report that says the government tortures political and...

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Nov 17, 2008

Tibet: Exiles Gather to Discuss Future

  Below is an article published by AFP: Leading Tibetan exiles gathered in India on Sunday [16 November 2008]  ahead of a week of discussions that could transform how the movement pursues...

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Nov 14, 2008

Tibet: An Overview of the ‘Middle Way’

   Below is an article published by Rediff News: For the first time since the Tibetans took refuge in India in 1959, the Dalai Lama has called a special meeting to decide the future...

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Nov 13, 2008

Tibet: UN Panel Presses China

  The article below was published by Tibet Custom:  A United Nations (UN) watchdog investigating torture allegations on Monday [10 November 2008] pressed China to provide details of Tibetans...

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Nov 10, 2008

Tibet: China Talks Make no Progress

 Below is an article published by BBC News:Talks between China and Tibetan exiles on the future of the Himalayan region have failed to make any progress. Chinese officials blame the failure on the...

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Nov 07, 2008

UNPO Urges Committee Against Torture For Additional...

Below is the statement by UNPO, ICT, FTC and TCHRD, which can also be viewed as a pdf document.   COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE Forty-first SessionChina’s Fourth Periodic Report (NGO Statements)7 November...

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Nov 04, 2008

Tibet: Chinese Scholars Meet Dalai Lama

  Below is an article published by Tibet.net:A group of Chinese scholars have expressed their wish for His Holiness the Dalai Lama to be in Beijing and to speak with the Chinese leadership on...

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Oct 31, 2008

Tibet Presents Case to Torture Committee

  Since the Pan-Tibetan Uprisings that took place this spring - Chinese authorities have been increasingly infringing upon Tibetan civil liberties and human rights.  TCHRD have registered...

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Oct 29, 2008

Tibet: Dalai Lama Calls Special Meeting

 Below is an article published by The International Herald Tribune:The Dalai Lama has called a special meeting of Tibetan exiles to discuss the future of their struggle as talks with China have foundered,...

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Oct 28, 2008

Tibet: Dalai Lama Looses Hope in China

 Below is an article published by savetibet.org: The Dalai Lama has made an important statement about his role and Tibet's future in which he admits that his faith in the present Chinese...

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Oct 21, 2008

Tibet: Australian Senate Urges for Successful...

The Australian Parliament unanimously passed a motion tabled by Senator Bob Brown, leader of the Australian Greens, “wishing both the Chinese government and the envoys of His Holiness the Dalai Lama...

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Oct 20, 2008

Tibet: Film- Maker Monk Released

   Below is an article published by Reuters: A Tibetan monk who was imprisoned after helping make a film about the Olympics and Tibet has been released but was severely tortured while...

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Oct 17, 2008

Tibet: Dalai Lama Recovers From Surgery

  Below is an article published by the Associated Press: The Dalai Lama left a hospital in the Indian capital on Thursday [16 October 2008], six days after undergoing surgery to remove gallstones,...

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Oct 15, 2008

Tibet: China Plans String of Dams

    Below is an article published by The Guardian:China is planning to build a string of new dams in southern Tibet to boost its electricity supply, the region's chief of water...

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Oct 13, 2008

Tibet: Dalai Lama Hospitalized

   Below is an article published by the Associated Press:  The Dalai Lama was hospitalized in New Delhi, his spokesman said early Thursday [9 October 2008], just two days after...

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Oct 07, 2008

Tibet: Earthquakes Kill Dozens

Below is an article published by BBC News: The earthquakes struck about 16km (10 miles) and 15 minutes apart in a sparsely populated area about 84km (50 miles) west of Tibet's capital, Lhasa. The US...

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Oct 06, 2008

Tibet: The Dalai Lama to Have Medical Check

Below is an article published by Reuters India:  The Dalai Lama will have a medical check next week, a senior aide said on Saturday [4 October 2008], calling it a routine follow-up after he was admitted...

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Oct 03, 2008

Tibet: Non-violence: the key to resolve “Tibet...

Below is an article published by The Thaindian News :Tibetan Prime Minister in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche has said that the Tibetans issue shall be resolved through the non-violent Gandhian principles.Rinpoche...

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Oct 01, 2008

Be the Change You Want to See

On the 2nd of October 2008, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) marks the International day of Nonviolence. This international day was introduced by the United Nations when it adopted...

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Sep 30, 2008

Tibet: Five Monks Missing Since April Raid

 Below is an article published by The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy:The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) expresses its deepest concern over the fate of former...

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Sep 30, 2008

Tibet: Chinese Milk Scandal Spreads

 Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:As China reels under the impact of a widening scandal over contaminated baby milk formula, with tens of thousands of infants believed affected, adults...

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Sep 27, 2008

Tibet: 50 Monks Beaten by Chinese Police

Chinese police in the mountainous region of Tibet beat up to 50 monks who had tried to complain about the beating of one of their colleagues, a rights group said.  Four of the monks had to...

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Sep 26, 2008

Tibet: China Slams the Dalai Lama

 Below is an article published by The Associated Press: China issued a government report Thursday [25 September 2008] praising its rule over Tibet and accusing the Dalai Lama of wanting to restore...

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Sep 25, 2008

Tibet: Bush Hosts Democracy Activists

Below is an article published by TibetNet:US President George W Bush and first lady Laura Bush on Tuesday [23 September 2008] hosted a lunch for democracy activists from around the world to discuss how...

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Sep 24, 2008

Tibet: Taskforce Focuses on Solution to Tibet...

Below is an article published by Expressindia:A three-day meeting of the Task Force on Negotiations (TFN), set up by the Dalai Lama, began in Dharamshala on Monday [22 September 2008]. The taskforce will...

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Sep 22, 2008

Tibet: UNPO Seminar on Population Transfer

Below is an article published by Phayul.com:The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), together with the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) and the Institute for the Rights of People...

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Sep 22, 2008

Tibet: China Criticizes U.S. Over Tibet Resol...

 Below is an article published by The International Herald Tribune:China has rejected a Senate resolution urging Beijing to hold serious talks with supporters of the Dalai Lama, saying the move shows...

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Sep 18, 2008

Tibet: Joint NGO Statement at Human Rights Co...

   Human Rights CouncilNinth SessionItem 4HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATIONS REQUIRE THE COUNCIL'S ATTENTIONJoint Statement delivered by Tenzin S. KAYTA on behalf of Society for Threatened Peoples,...

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Sep 17, 2008

Tibet: Authorities Admit to Migration Policy ...

Below is an article published by the International Campaign for Tibet :At a government conference in Lhasa on September 2 [2008], the TAR Deputy Party Secretary Zhang Yijiong acknowledged that there had...

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Sep 16, 2008

Tibet: Special General Meeting to be Convened...

Below is an article published by Reuters:  The Dalai Lama has called a special meeting of Tibetan exiles in November or December [2008] to discuss political unrest in Tibet this year and the future...

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Sep 15, 2008

Tibet: Monk in Hiding Tells of Interrogation and...

Below is an article published by Bay News :  Jigme, a Tibetan Buddhist monk, says he had just finished having a pair of shoes mended when four uniformed guards jumped from a white van and dragged...

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Sep 12, 2008

Tibet: China Attempts to Stifle NGO Statement...

Below is an article published by Phayul.com :Ambassador Martin Ihoeghian Uhomohbhi of Nigeria, the President of the UN Human Rights Council, this morning [11 September 2008] overruled an attempt by a Chinese...

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Sep 10, 2008

Tibet: Refugees Resume Protests in Nepal

Below is an article published by Reuters: Nepali police detained 72 Tibetan exiles […] in Kathmandu on Tuesday [9 September 2008], resuming anti-Beijing protests after a brief lull.Refugees got...

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Sep 08, 2008

Tibet: Dalai Lama's Brother Dies In Indiana At...

Below is an article published by The Canadian Press: Taktser Rinpoche, the oldest brother of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, has died in his home in Indiana [USA] after a prolonged illness....

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Sep 05, 2008

Tibet: Chinalco To Explore For Minerals.

Below is an article published by Reuters.Chinese aluminium and copper giant Aluminum Corp of China, or Chinalco, has set up a unit to explore for minerals in Tibet, the company said on its website.The...

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Sep 04, 2008

Tibet: Monks Released from Arbitrary Detentio...

A group of Tibetan monks, originally from Tibetan-populated regions of China's southwest Sichuan province, has been released from detention in Qinghai province and returned to their home areas, according...

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Sep 03, 2008

Tibet: Celebrates Democracy Day and Suspends Protest...

Below is an article published by Thaindian News Tibetans celebrated their 48th “Democracy Day” Tuesday [2 September 2008] and suspended protest demonstrations that were going on in the Indian...

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Sep 02, 2008

Tibet: Dalai Lama Discharged From Hospital

Below is an article published by AFP :The Dalai Lama was discharged from a Mumbai hospital on Monday [01 September 2008], four days after the Tibetan spiritual leader was admitted with stomach pain, but...

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Sep 01, 2008

Tibet: Dalai Lama is 'stable'

Below is an article published by the AFP : Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is in a stable condition and there is no cause for concern over his health, the private Indian hospital to...

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Aug 29, 2008

China: Call for Release of Chinese Lawyer Gao...

Below is an article published by Human Rights Without Frontier:                                     ...

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Aug 29, 2008

Tibet: Monks Still Held in Qinghai

Below is an article published by Radio Free Asia:Hundreds of Tibetan monks detained after widespread protests against Chinese rule earlier this year [2008] were deported from the Tibetan capital Lhasa...

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Aug 28, 2008

Symbolic 12-Hour Fast for Tibet - Saturday 30...

The Hague, 28 August 2008: The past months have seen increasing repression of and violence against Tibetan activists and their supporters. This Saturday 30 August 2008, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will...

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Aug 27, 2008

Tibet: Famous Blogger, Woeser, Detained

Below is an article published by the Timesonline: Tibet’s most famous woman writer and blogger was accused of taking photographs of military installations and arrested by police after she returned...

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Aug 25, 2008

China: Olympics Paid a High Price in Human Rights...

Below is an article published by Human Rights in China:On Sunday [24 August 2008] evening, Beijing concluded the 29th Olympiad that had opened 16 days ago with a ceremony that awed and mesmerized spectators...

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Aug 18, 2008

Tibet: American Demonstrator Arrested then De...

Below is an article published by The Boston Globe:Kurt Langer says he was followed by undercover police officers for more than a day, then arrested by Chinese authorities and interrogated before he was...

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Aug 15, 2008

China: More Tibet Activists Detained

Below is an article published by Aljazeera :Five foreign activists have been detained in Beijing after they unfurled a "Free Tibet" banner at the new headquarters of state-run China Central Television.The...

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Aug 13, 2008

Tibet: Dalai Lama Reaffirms Olympic Support

Below is an article published by Associated Press:The Dalai Lama sent China a message of good will for the Olympics and skirted the contentious issue of Tibet at the start of his 12-day visit to France...

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Aug 12, 2008

China: The Reality Behind China's Olympic Image...

Below is an article published by The Guardian:By Edward McMillan-Scott, Vice-President of the European ParliamentThe opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics [8 August 2008] will inevitably be an occasion...

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Aug 07, 2008

Tibet: Spain to Hear Tibet Lawsuite Against Chinese...

Below is an article published by AFP: The suit was filed on July 9 [2008] against seven Chinese leaders, including Defence Minister Liang Guanglie, by the Tibet Support Committee and two other Tibetan...

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Aug 05, 2008

Demonstrate For One World of Peace, One Dream...

"China ga voor Goud! Geef de mensenrechten na Beijing 2008 een kans!" "China Go For Gold! Give Human Rights in Beijing A Chance!" Demonstration in Dam Square, Amsterdam 08/08/2008   ...

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Jul 29, 2008

China: Which China?

Below is an article published by The Guardian :  "What is not clear," Simon Jenkins wrote last Friday [25 July 2008] of the Beijing Olympics, "is who will win, China or its critics"....

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Jul 29, 2008

Tibet: Don't Print the Knowledge Book

Below is an article published by Tibet UN Advocacy: Melbourne publisher Hardie Grant thought editing was done on The Knowledge Book until it ran up against the Olympics, the Dalai Lama and Mao Zedong.After...

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Jul 28, 2008

Tibet: China plans sweeping purge of monaster...

Below is an article published by The Telegraph: Monks with "attitude problems", or who refuse to change their thinking in line with official demands, will be dismissed or jailed. Abbots and other...

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Jul 25, 2008

Tibet: McCain to meet Dalai Lama

Below is an article published by AFP :Republican presidential candidate John McCain said Thursday [24 July 2008] that he would hold talks on Friday [25 July 2008] with the Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled...

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Jul 24, 2008

Tibet: A rare Tibetan critic sues China's gov...

Below is an article published by AP :The poet Woeser has long been a rarity — a Tibetan living in China who doesn't flinch from publicly criticizing the Chinese government. Now the activist is...

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Jul 22, 2008

Tibet: Exiled Tibetans to go on hunger strike...

Below is an article published by Thaindian News : Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), July 21 (ANI): The Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) will go on a hunger strike from July 28 [2008] in New Delhi against the...

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Jul 18, 2008

Tibet: China Blackout Monk Deaths

Below is an article published by The Times : Two monks at a monastery in western China were killed in a clash with paramilitary police last weekend [12 July 2008], three Tibetan sources have told The...

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Jul 17, 2008

Tibet: Envoy Sees No Purpose in More Talks With...

Below is an article published by Bloomberg :An envoy to the Dalai Lama said Tibetans see no purpose in holding further talks with China because the government in Beijing lacks seriousness, Agence France-Presse...

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Jul 11, 2008

China: European Parliament: No Substantial Achievements...

   Below is a resolution adopted by the European Parliament:    European Parliament resolution of 10 July 2008 on the situation in China after the earthquake and before...

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Jul 10, 2008

STATEMENT by the Alliance of Liberal and Democrats...

Following today's announcement by French and incumbent EU President Nicolas Sarkozy that, in agreement with all the EU Heads of Government, he is to participate to the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony...

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Jul 10, 2008

Tibet: No boycott: Sarkozy to attend Olympics...

 Below is an article published by The Associated Press: RUSUTSU, Japan (AP) — French President Nicolas Sarkozy will attend the Beijing Olympics' opening ceremony next month [August],...

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Jul 09, 2008

Tibet: Obama Boycotts Olympics

Taking a dig at President George W Bush's decision to attend the opening ceremonies of the Olympics, Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has said he would make no such commitment unless China...

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Jul 08, 2008

Tibet: The Forbidden Olympics

Below is an article published by The Wall Street Journal:It was business as usual for the foreign correspondents covering the June 18 2008 Olympic torch relay through the city of Kashgar in China's...

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Jul 07, 2008

Tibet: Tibetan 'freedom torch' reaches peak of...

Below is an article published by: The International Herald Tribune  TAIPEI, Taiwan: Tibetan and Taiwanese activists carried a "freedom torch" to the summit of Taiwan's tallest mountain...

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Jul 04, 2008

Tibet: More Talks Planned

Below is an article published by the New York Times: China agreed Thursday [3 July 2008] to hold another round of discussions with envoys of the Dalai Lama before the end of the year, but officials...

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Jul 03, 2008

Tibet: “Critical” Time for Tibet: Dalai L...

  Below is an article published by Press Trust of India: Pressing the international community to speak up for the Tibetan people at this "critical" stage, the Dalai Lama today [3 July...

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Jul 02, 2008

Tibet: Chinese party boss’ latest attacks on...

Below is an article published by : The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China's Communist Party boss in Tibet delivered a fresh attack on the Dalai Lama Wednesday [2 July 2008], even as envoys...

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Jul 01, 2008

Tibet: Second Round of Talks Begin

Below is an article published by the Chicago Tribune: Secrecy surrounded the start of talks between envoys of the Dalai Lama and the Chinese government on Tuesday [1 July 2008] aimed at easing tensions...

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Jun 26, 2008

Maori: Historic Deal with New Zealand Governm...

The meaningful and substantial acts of reconciliation and compensation undertaken by the New Zealand government as part of a process being undertaken to redress the grievances of the indigenous Maoris...

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Jun 26, 2008

Tibet: Tourists Allowed to Return

Below is an article published by Telegraph.co.uk: Three and a half months after Lhasa and other Tibetan areas were riven by protests and riots, a group from Sweden became the first foreign tourists...

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Jun 23, 2008

Tibet: Where are the Monks?

The pilgrims returned to the Potala Palace yesterday [22 June 2008], spinning their prayer wheels and prostrating themselves in front of the Dalai Lama's ancient palace on a mountaintop in Lhasa. For...

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Jun 16, 2008

China: Detentions of Human Rights Activists ...

Human Rights in China (HRIC) has received information that police in Chengdu confirm the detention of Huang Qi, a leading Internet human rights activist, who was reported taken away in a car by unidentified...

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Jun 14, 2008

Tibet: Australian Senator Meets Dalai Lama

Australia's acting leader Senator Chris Evans met with the Dalai Lama, ignoring requests from China to avoid showing support for the Tibetan spiritual leader who it accuses of fomenting unrest in the...

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Jun 12, 2008

Tibet: Talks to Resume in July

The Dalai Lama hopes postponed talks between China and his envoys will resume next month [July 2008], he said on Thursday [12 June 2008], adding he supported China's desire for stability but that it...

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Jun 10, 2008

Tibet: EU and US Want Results

Below is an article published by AFP: The United States and the European Union will call on China Tuesday [10 June 2008] to have "results-orientated" talks on Tibet with the Dalai Lama's...

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Jun 07, 2008

Tibet: China Talks Postponed after Quake

  Talks between Tibetan envoys and Chinese officials set for June 11 have been postponed due to last month's earthquake, an aide to the Dalai Lama said on Friday [6 June 2008], adding he...

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Jun 05, 2008

Tibet: UNPO General Assembly Member Resolutio...

Below is a Member Resolution as presented and adopted before the IX UNPO General Assembly held during 16-17 May 2008 in Brussels, Belgium:   IX UNPO General Assembly16 - 17 May 2008, Brussels...

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May 30, 2008

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May 27, 2008

Tibet: India Fears China Embarrassment

Below is an article published by Associated Press: More than 300 Tibetan exiles have been stopped by authorities in northern India from marching to Tibet, an official said Monday [26 May 2008]. ...

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May 26, 2008

Tibet: Economic Roots of Disenfranchisement

Below is an article written by John Garnaut and published in the Sydney Morning Herald: Australian officials were recently stunned to hear a senior Chinese policy maker give an honest diagnosis of...

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May 22, 2008

Tibet: H.H. Dalai Lama’s Tour Continues To ...

Below is an article published by the BBC: The Dalai Lama has told the BBC he believes China is changing and that this could lead to a "more transparent" attitude over Tibet. In an interview...

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May 21, 2008

Tibet: China’s Ascendancy Spells Dalai Lama...

Below is an article published by the International Herald Tribune: The Dalai Lama arrived in London on Tuesday [20 May 2008] as part of a protracted foreign tour, highlighting efforts by European governments...

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May 19, 2008

Tibet: Dalai Lama Attends Demonstration in Be...

A pro Tibet demonstration, attended by Dalai Lama, will take place today, Monday 19 May 2008, in Berlin. Below is an article published by Berlinista : In attendance of the Dalai Lama a huge pro...

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May 13, 2008

Tibet: H.H. Dalai Lama Urges China to Open to...

Below is an article published by Agence France-Presse: The Dalai Lama urged China and the international community to facilitate an international media presence in Tibet, in an interview with Polish...

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May 12, 2008

Tibet: Nepal Puts China Relationship Above Human...

Below is an article published by CNN: Police in Nepal arrested more than 500 Tibetan protesters, nearly all of them women, on Sunday [11 May 2008] before what was to be the first all-female rally...

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May 08, 2008

Tibet: Putting China’s “Catastrophic” Record...

Below is an article published by Human Rights Without Frontiers: On 6 May, Ms Kesang Yangkyi Takla, the minister for information and international relations of the Tibetan government in exile was...

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May 08, 2008

Photo News: Envoy to H.H. the Dalai Lama Arrives...

 Below is an article reported by Reuters and published by Phayul:   Lodi Gyari (L), an envoy of the Dalai Lama, waves to members of the press as he leaves for a flight to India, at Hong...

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May 07, 2008

Tibet: China Will Not Listen To Dissenting Vo...

Below is an article published by Reuters: A renowned Chinese columnist has lost his job at a magazine over commentaries on unrest in Tibet which did not conform with the official line, a watchdog...

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May 06, 2008

Tibet: Second Round of China Talks Planned

Below is an extract from an article published by Associated Press: China's official Xinhua News Agency is reporting that the Dalai Lama's envoys and Chinese officials plan a second round of...

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May 03, 2008

Tibet: Meetings Set to Start - But Is China Ready...

Below is an article published by Associated Press: The Tibetan government-in-exile says talks between Chinese officials and envoys of the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader are planned for Sunday [4...

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Apr 29, 2008

Tibet: Beijing Offers Talks – Continues Pro...

Below is an article published by Reuters: Chinese media kept up its tough language on the Dalai Lama on Saturday [26 April 2008], a day after a surprise offer of talks with his envoys, as analysts expressed...

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Apr 28, 2008

China: Sarkozy Urged to Stand Firm to Beijing

Below is an article edited by Kandy Ringer and published by BBSNews: Before confirming attendance at the Beijing Olympics opening ceremonies, French President Nicolas Sarkozy should insist on specific...

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Apr 23, 2008

Tibet: Beijing ‘Educates’ Patriots in Tib...

  Below is an article published by The Australian: Beijing has launched a vast re-education campaign in Tibet to promote Chinese patriotism and counter the "Dalai clique".  ...

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Apr 22, 2008

Tibet: EC’s Barroso To Speak Out During China...

Below is an article written by Christopher Bodeen and published by Associated Press: The European Commission's president plans to discuss concerns over Tibet on a visit to Beijing, the latest...

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Apr 17, 2008

Tibet: New Delhi Hosts Parallel Torch Relay

Below is an article published by the Sunday Morning Herald: About 1000 protesters kicked off a rival torch relay in New Delhi today [17 April 2007], hours before the Olympic flame was set to be taken...

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Apr 17, 2008

Tibet: China’s Confused Realpolitik

Below is an article published by the Christian Science Monitor: By refusing to talk to Tibet's Dalai Lama, China has set itself up for yet another protest of the Olympic torch run, this time in...

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Apr 16, 2008

Tibet: Moon Joins Leaders in Shunning Ceremon...

Below is an article published by CNN: The United Nations secretary general has joined a growing list of high-profile leaders who have indicated they will not attend the Olympic Games' opening...

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Apr 16, 2008

Tibet: Arrests Have Already Begun

Below is an article published by Independent Online: Police in the Indian capital detained more than a dozen pro-Tibet demonstrators on Tuesday in an area that will be sealed off for the Olympic torch...

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Apr 14, 2008

Tibet: Dutch PM Justifies Games Attendance

Below is an article published by: Radio Netherlands Worldwide: Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende says he believes that the discussion about human rights in China is focusing too much on the...

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Apr 13, 2008

The Question of China Demands a United Stance

Below is an article written by Steven Erlanger and published by the International Herald Tribune: As the Dalai Lama begins a contentious two-week visit to the United States and the Olympic torch continues...

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Apr 12, 2008

China: Olympic Athletes Pre-warned

Below is an article written by Ashling O’Connor and published by The Times: Athletes who display Tibetan flags at Olympic venues — including in their own rooms — could be expelled...

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Apr 11, 2008

Tibet: China Blocks ‘Inconvenient’ UNHRC ...

Below is an article written by Stephanie Nebehay and published by The Guardian: China has turned down a request by U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour to visit Tibet this month [April...

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Apr 10, 2008

Tibet: Again Monks Brave Chinese Authorities to...

Below is an article written by Jim Yardley and Jake Hooker and published by the International Herald Tribune: China suffered another unexpected public relations setback on Wednesday [9 April 2008]...

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Apr 09, 2008

Tibet: China Marshals Education In Its Campai...

Below is an article written by Barbara Dernick and published by the Los Angeles Times: In an effort to quell unrest, Communist Party officials are ordering Tibetans back to school. Buddhist monks,...

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Apr 07, 2008

Tibet: UNHRC Remains Deaf to Special Session ...

Below is an article published by FORUM-ASIA: FORUM-ASIA deplores the failure of the UN Human Rights Council to address the gross human rights violations occurring in Tibetan regions of China. ...

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Apr 05, 2008

Tibet: New Violence Reported in Tibet

Below is an article written by Christopher Boden and published by the Associated Press: New violence has broken out in a volatile Tibetan region of western China, leaving eight people dead, an overseas...

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Apr 04, 2008

Tibet: Now Is The Time For Policy Change

Below is an article written by Lodi Gyaltsen Ghari and published by the International Herald Tribune: In the last few weeks, we have witnessed an uprising against the Chinese authorities' repressive...

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Apr 03, 2008

Tibet: Diplomats Shown Tibet on Short Leash

Below is an article written by Geoffrey York and published by the Globe & Mail: A group of diplomats making their first visit to Lhasa since the wave of Tibetan protests were prohibited by China...

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Apr 02, 2008

Tibet: EP Condemns China & Stands by Dalai La...

Below is a press release issued by the European Parliament: In an introductory statement, European Parliament Hans-Gert Pöttering told the House "the events in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet,...

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Apr 01, 2008

Tibet: China has Much More to Do

Below is an article written by François Godement, published by the European Council on Foreign Relations: The risks involved are deadly. Just as they did in 1989, the Chinese authorities have...

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Apr 01, 2008

Nepal: Respect Tibetan Rights

Below is a press release issued by Human Rights Watch: The Nepali police’s recent abuses of and threats to deport Tibetan protestors in Kathmandu betray the government’s own record of restoring...

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Apr 01, 2008

A Heart of Darkness In The Himalayas

The words penned by Conrad stand as succinct and relevant monikers for the photo essay reproduced here, which summarizes Chinese actions in Tibet between 2002 and 2008.   "The dreams...

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Apr 01, 2008

The EU Acts on Tibet - But Too Little, Too La...

Below is an article issued by Agence France-Presse and published by the Times of India: The European Union will invite the Dalai Lama for talks to Brussels, French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said...

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Mar 31, 2008

Tibet: Clampdowns Spread Across China

 Below is an article published by Hindustan Times:Hundreds of people have been arrested across Tibet in a crackdown by Chinese authorities following  […] [unrest] in the region and neighbouring...

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Mar 29, 2008

Tibet: Demographic Aggression Continues

Below is an article published by the Associated Press: A Chinese government policy of "demographic aggression" is threatening Tibetan culture as increasing numbers of non-Tibetan Chinese...

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Mar 28, 2008

HH Dalai Lama Urges Return To Peace & Dialogu...

An Appeal to the Chinese People from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama  Today, I extend heartfelt greetings to my Chinese brothers and sisters round the world, particularly to those in the...

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Mar 27, 2008

Tibet: EU Lawmakers Back Dalai Lama

Below is an article published by M&C: European Parliament lawmakers on Wednesday [26 March 2008] threw their weight behind exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama, urging China to begin constructive...

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Mar 26, 2008

China: Olympic Torch Run Inflames Protesters

Below is an article written by Anthee Carasava and published by the International Herald Tribune: Activists angered by the Chinese crackdown in Tibet disrupted the Olympic flame-lighting ceremony...

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Mar 25, 2008

China: Beijing Extends Its Offensive to Cyber...

Below is an article published by F-Secure.com: There's unrest on the streets of Tibet - clashes between Tibetans and the Chinese military. […] However, there's unrest also on the...

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Mar 10, 2008

Tibet: HH Dalai Lama Urges Meaningful Progres...

Below is a statement made by His Holiness the Dalai Lama: On the occasion of the 49th anniversary of the Tibetan people's peaceful uprising in Lhasa on 10 March 1959, I offer my prayers and pay...

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Oct 26, 2006

Tibet: Chirac in China Highlights Human Rights...

BEIJING - French President Jacques Chirac singled out China's attitude on human rights as a particular area of concern for the country's leaders as they look ahead to hosting the 2008 Olympics. He said...

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Oct 25, 2006

Tibet: Official Says Water Diversion Not Fea...

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A controversial scheme to channel water from Tibet to the parched Yellow River in western China is unnecessary and anyway not feasible, China's top water resources minister said on...

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Oct 24, 2006

Tibet: On European Parliament Agenda

Geneva, October 23 - According to the website of the European Parliament, the legislative body of the 25 Member countries of the European Union, the situation in Tibet will be taken up in the agenda of...

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Oct 19, 2006

Tibet: Canada Condemns Chinese Soldier Killing...

OTTAWA - Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay "strongly" condemned the killing of an unarmed Tibetan fleeing into Nepal and wounding of another by Chinese troops, captured on video. "Canada...

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Oct 19, 2006

Tibet: New Images of Aftermath of Nangpa Pass...

A new set of images received by ICT depicts a group of Chinese police at the scene of the shooting of the young Tibetan nun on the Nangpa Pass near the border of Nepal on September 30. The images depict...

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Oct 19, 2006

Tibet: Canada Condemns Chinese Soldier Killing...

OTTAWA - Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay "strongly" condemned the killing of an unarmed Tibetan fleeing into Nepal and wounding of another by Chinese troops, captured on video. "Canada...

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Oct 13, 2006

Tibet: China Calls Himalaya Border Shooting ...

Reuters[Thursday, October 12, 2006 20:36] BEIJING - Chinese troops fired on about 70 people near the country's mountain frontier with Nepal, and one of them died, Chinese state media said on Thursday,...

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Oct 13, 2006

Tibet: Czech Political Chairman Stands on Human...

Bursik said that economic pragmatism has prevailed over pushing through the integrity and inalienability of human rights in the world, Greens spokeswoman Eva Roleckova told CTK. The Dalai Lama took part...

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Oct 11, 2006

Tibet: China Tries to Gag Climbers Who Saw K...

Chinese diplomats in the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu are tracking down and trying to silence hundreds of Western climbers and Sherpas who witnessed the killing of Tibetan refugees on the Nangpa La mountain...

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Oct 06, 2006

Tibet: Nun Shot Dead, Others Feared Killed

A Tibetan nun in her mid twenties was shot dead by Chinese border patrols and at least one other Tibetan may have been killed while on their way into exile in Nepal on the Nangpa pass five days ago, according...

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Oct 03, 2006

Tibet: Report of Shootings at Nangpa La Pass

A reliable source close to ExplorersWeb who wishes to be undisclosed until he gets out of China, reported alarming news this morning in the middle of the Cho Oyu massive summit push. A group of Tibetans...

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Sep 26, 2006

Tibet: Chinese Government Criticizes Report by...

A new report on human rights conditions and the development of the rule of law in China by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China states that the future of Tibetans and their religion, language...

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Sep 20, 2006

Tibet: National Democratic Party of Tibet’s...

Dharamsala: Wednesday, September 20 2006: Mr. Karma Choephel, who was recently elected by the exile Tibetan Assembly its new Chairman for the first half of the Five years’ term of the 14th ATPD (Assembly...

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Sep 18, 2006

Tibet: US Report Upholds China's ‘Poor' Rating...

China's respect for religious freedom remains "poor," with people being thrown in jail and reportedly facing death due to torture for practicing their faiths, an annual US report on international...

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Sep 14, 2006

Tibet: The Dalai Lama to be Awarded the US Congressional...

The US House of Representatives today passed a bill to award the Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled leader, the Congressional Gold Medal, the nation's highest civilian honor. The award is in recognition of the...

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Sep 12, 2006

Tibet: China's Premier Visit to London Shouldn’t...

London - The Tibet issue and China's dire human rights record must be raised with Chinese Premier, Wen Jiabao, during his visit to London next week. Precise details of the visit, for annual talks held...

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Sep 08, 2006

Tibet: European Parliament Adopts Critical China...

Brussels: The European Parliament has adopted a report strongly criticizing the human rights situation in China, including Tibet. The report was approved by 351 votes for and 48 against, with 160 abstentions...

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Sep 07, 2006

Tibet: China Detains Tibetan Abbot in Sichua...

Authorities in the Tibetan region of Karze in southwestern China's Sichuan province have detained the abbot of a major monastery, possibly in connection with the appearance of posters supporting Tibetan...

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Aug 31, 2006

Tibet: Time Running Out Say French Senators

Time is running out to reach an agreement on Tibet's future which, if not sorted out by 2008, could become a blemish on the Beijing Olympics, a French parliamentary delegation said on Wednesday 30 August...

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Aug 30, 2006

Tibet: US Congressmen Reconfirms Resettlement...

The US delegation headed by Jim Kolbe (R-Arizona) reconfirmed that the US will resettle about 5000 Tibetans from Nepal in the USA, in a press conference before wrapping up his four-day visit. "We have...

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Aug 29, 2006

Tibet: Second Political Discussion Forum titled...

Saturday 26 August the EU Coordination Office organised the second political discussion forum titled Middle-Way Approach of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for Tibetans in Belgium at Nalanda Institute and...

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Aug 29, 2006

Tibet: Dalai Lama to Speak Publicly for First...

In his very first visit to a U.S. law school conference, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama will publicly share for the first time his thoughts on how religion, particularly Buddhism, can influence law and...

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Aug 28, 2006

Tibet: China to Extend New Railway to China-Nepal...

China on assured Nepal that it will extend the newly-built Qinghai-Tibet railway to the Sino-Nepalese border for enhancing trade and economic exchanges. "Tibet is a remote place that is looking forward...

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Aug 25, 2006

Tibet: New Railway Changing Lives

The spectacular Qinghai-Tibet railway is the world's highest and crosses the fabled "Roof of the World" as it snakes its way from southwest China to Lhasa. At the Tangulla pass, it reaches an astonishing...

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Aug 23, 2006

Tibet: Dalai Lama Begins Visits in Mongolia

The Dalai Lama met with worshippers in Mongolia on Tuesday, and the Chinese Embassy said it had no plans to protest his visit following assurances he wouldn't take part in political activities. The exiled...

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Aug 22, 2006

Google: Tibet Who?

Ever heard of a little place called Tibet? You know, that disputed region that has circulated through our culture to the point that it's even been mentioned on "The Simpsons" numerous times. Well, Google...

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Aug 22, 2006

Tibet: China Warns Mongolia over Dalai Lama's...

China warned again Tuesday it was opposed to any country offering the Dalai Lama a political stage, after the Tibetan spiritual leader began his seventh visit to neighboring Mongolia. "The Dalai Lama is...

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Aug 21, 2006

Tibet: China Detains Teenage Girl for Writing...

Authorities in the Tibetan region of Karze (Ganzi, in Chinese) in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan have detained a 16-year-old girl in connection with a crackdown on pro-independence leafleting...

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Aug 21, 2006

Tibet: TYC Members Released from Tihar Jail

Thirty Tibetan Youth Congress members who were detained at the Parliament Police station Under Section 107/151 Cr.Pc. for protesting against the visit of Chinese delegations were released on 19th august...

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Aug 18, 2006

Tibet: China Denies Jailing Tibetan Teacher for...

China on Thursday 17 August denied that it had jailed a Tibetan history teacher on charges overseas pro-Tibet independence groups said were related to spying or leaking state secrets. Dolma Kyab, 29,...

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Aug 17, 2006

Tibet Vs China: the Human Rights Showdown

Earlier this year an historic lawsuit opened, charging the Chinese authorities with genocide and other crimes in Tibet. Below is a press release of openDemocracyinterviewing Tenzin Tsundue, one of the...

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Aug 16, 2006

Tibet: Re-Elected Leader to Make More Efforts...

Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche, who was re-elected to a second term as the Chairman of the Cabinet of the Central Tibetan Administration, said that he will make more efforts towards dialogue with the Chinese...

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Aug 16, 2006

Tibet: Beijing Pledges

Chinas new top official in Tibet has embarked on a fierce campaign to crush loyalty to the exiled Dalai Lama and to extinguish religious beliefs among government officials. Zhang Qingli was appointed...

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Aug 15, 2006

Tibet: Interview with His Holiness the Dalai...

The Dalai Lama feels he has made sincere and consistent efforts with an open mind to achieve autonomy for Tibet. This, he believes, is the only way to happiness for both Tibetan and Chinese people. Talking...

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Aug 15, 2006

Tibet: Former Political Prisoner Addresses UN...

August 14th, 2006 Human Rights Council Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights Fifty-eighth session, Agenda Item 2 Oral Statement by Ms. Phuntsog Nyidron, Society for Threatened...

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Aug 14, 2006

Tibet: A Tibetan College in Bangalore Soon To...

The former president of TCV and presently the Chairman of the Executive Council of Tibetan Childrens Villages (TCV), Mrs. Jetsun Pema, today expressed complete hope that a Tibetan College in the Indian...

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Aug 09, 2006

Tibetan Scholar Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison...

A young Tibetan writer and teacher has smuggled out a letter from prison saying he is serving a ten-year sentence linked to his unpublished book. Twenty-nine year old Dolma Kyab, who is known among his...

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Aug 08, 2006

Tibet: Dalai Lama Committed to Dialogue Process...

The Dalai Lama has said that he is committed to reaching on a solution to the Tibetan issue based on his Middle Way Approach and that he is not disturbed by the latest Chinese tirade against him. In...

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Aug 08, 2006

Tibet: Olympics Must Be Catalyst for Change

Today the International Campaign for Tibet [ICT] officially launched its 2008 Olympics Campaign under the banner "Beijing 2008: Race for Tibet". The launch marks the start of the two-year countdown...

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Aug 07, 2006

Tibet: China Tightening Control over the Reg...

China's Communist Party has been tightening its grip on Tibet in recent months, resorting to language and measures not seen since the repression of the late 1990s, according to sources with knowledge of...

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Aug 07, 2006

Tibet Raising Women's Voice at the International...

As Dr. B. Tsering was on her way to New York to represent Tibetan Womens Association (TWA), at the UN Conference on Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), due...

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Aug 04, 2006

Tibet : Tibet Web TV Launched by Central Tibetan...

This online Web TV will now enable general people and Tibetans around the world in particular an easy access to televised video news related to Tibetan Government in Exile and Tibetan issues. In today's...

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Aug 02, 2006

Tibet: China to Divert Tibet's Waters to Parched...

BEIJING, Aug 1 (Reuters) - China's quest to rewrite its future through vast engineering feats could test new limits as Beijing prepares a controversial scheme to divert water from Tibet to the parched...

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Jul 27, 2006

Tibet: Dalai Lama Award & China - Canada Tie...

China said on Wednesday that Canada's decision to bestow honorary citizenship on the Dalai Lama could hurt commercial relations between the two countries, which have been steadily growing stronger. The...

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Jul 26, 2006

Tibet: Nepal Police Arrest and Detain 21 Tibetans...

Nepal Police of Dolakha District on Friday arrested 21 Tibetans including a 16-year-old girl from Dolakha Bazaar for illegally entering Nepal without any valid travel document. Most of them are young men...

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Jul 25, 2006

Tibet: Nepal Immigration Deports 5 Tibetan Monks...

Nepal Police of Thankot Police Check Post on the edge of Kathmandu Valley at around 5 AM today arrested 5 Tibetans monks who were traveling from India to Nepal without carrying any valid travel document....

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Jul 24, 2006

Tibet: EU Delegation Says Tibet Will Not Be ...

The seven members of the European Parliament Delegation including their leader Neena Gill and Thomas Mann visited the Tibetan Refugee Transit Center in Kathmandu on 21 July. The members of the delegation...

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Jul 21, 2006

Tibetan Monk Still Being Held in Kandze

A lay boy and three monks of Kandze County of Sichuan Province were arrested in October 2005 at a bridge between Shigatse and Sakya in Tibet while trying to escape to India. They were taken back to Kandze...

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Jul 19, 2006

Tibet: EP President Remains Concerned About Tibet...

The President of the European Parliament, Josep Borrell, has concluded his 7 day visit to China, including Tibet, in which he raised his continued concern over the situation in Tibet. Borrell visited Beijing,...

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Jul 17, 2006

Tibet: Tibetan Monk Faces Eight Years for Se...

A Tibetan monk in China's southwestern Sichuan province is facing up to eight years in jail for allegedly painting separatist slogans on government property and circulating pro-independence posters, according...

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Jul 17, 2006

Tibet: Gyatso School Teacher Nyima Choedron Released...

Nyima Choedron, the former teacher at a Lhasa school serving ten years in prison for 'splittism', has been released from prison a year before the end of her sentence, according to official confirmation...

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Jul 17, 2006

Tibet: Team Tibet to Play in All Nations Cup

For the first time ever, Tibet will be represented at a North American Soccer tournament. Team Tibet is one of the 37 nations competing in the All Nations Cup Qualifiers Festival Weekend from July 14 ...

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Jul 11, 2006

Tibet: Detained Tibetan Activists Released from...

The members of Tibetan Youth Congress who were detained in Delhi's Tihar Jail since June 26 were released in the evening of July 7 after 12 days of detention. They were detained for protesting in and...

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Jul 10, 2006

Tibet: President of European Parliament to visit...

The President of the European Parliament, Josep Borrell, will be visiting Beijing, Lhasa and Shanghai from 8 to 14 July 2006 on his first official visit to China. Borrell has stated that he "intends to...

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Jul 07, 2006

Tibet: Activists Protest New Tibet Railway

A group of Tibet activists in Taipei on Thursday protested the opening of the world's highest railway that links China and Tibet, calling it a "second invasion of Tibet." Khedroob Thondup, a member of...

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Jul 07, 2006

Tibet: First Rail Line into Tibet Opens With...

With the opening of the new railway line through the Tibetan Plateau on Saturday, and the increased number of travelers expected to visit the area as a result, WWF and its wildlife trafficking monitoring...

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Jul 03, 2006

Tibet: Political Repression Intensifies as Tibet...

The world's highest railway across the Tibetan plateau opens Saturday (1 July) in Lhasa in an increasingly repressive political climate. Security is tight in Lhasa this week as the government steps up...

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Jun 30, 2006

Tibet: Tibets Last-Known Female Political Prisoner...

Tibets last-known female political prisoner has been freed but her husband remains incarcerated for splittism, a San Francisco-based human rights watchdog said on Thursday. Nyima Choedron was released...

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Apr 19, 2006

Tibet: Dalai Lama: Tibet Wants Autonomy, Not ...

The Dalai Lama's schedule is usually set seven years in advance, but the Tibetan spiritual leader made a rare change to his plans in order to attend a San Francisco conference convened...

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Apr 18, 2006

Tibet: Activists Dismiss First International Buddhist...

Activists campaigning for a free Tibet have dismissed the first international Buddhist forum being held in China as an eyewash perpetrated ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao's US visit to persuade...

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Apr 11, 2006

Tibet: No Protest Against Hu Jintao Out of Respect...

Samdhong Rinpoche, head of the Tibetan government in exile, has urged Tibetans and Tibet support groups based in the United States and Canada, not to protest during the forthcoming visit of Chinese President...

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Apr 10, 2006

Tibet: A Request to Remember Gedhun Choekyi N...

It was on the 14th May 1995 that His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet proclaimed Gedhun Choekyi Nyima as the 11th Panchen Lama. Within days of the announcement, Chinese police forcibly removed...

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Apr 07, 2006

Tibet: China Says Dalai Lama's Visit Can Be D...

China has said that it could discuss a possible visit by the Dalai Lama and that the visit was not impossible for consideration. The official China Daily reports on April 3, 2006 that a senior...

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Apr 07, 2006

Lodi Gyari on China and the Tibet Factor

Untitled Document Mr. Lodi Gyari Rinpoche is currently the Dalai Lama's chief negotiator, Special Envoy in Washington and Executive Chairman of the Board of the International Campaign for...

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Apr 06, 2006

Tibet: Leon: 'Tibet Is a Scar on the Conscience...

The situation in Tibet was a scar on the conscience of the world, Democratic Alliance leader Tony Leon said on Sunday. He was speaking after meeting the Dalai Lama -- spiritual leader of the...

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Apr 04, 2006

Tibet: Exiled Tibetan Students Plan to Use Studies...

To Tashi Wangla and Tenzin Chokden, earning scholarships to study at Nova Southeastern University was the equivalent of winning a lottery. The 20-year-old Tibetan students came here last fall...

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Apr 03, 2006

Tibet: Secrecy Clouds Envoy's Trip to Tibet

For the first time in nine years, Canada is quietly sending an ambassador on a tour of Tibet, armed with an agenda that seems to give business a higher priority than human rights. The...

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Mar 31, 2006

Tibet: No Change in India's Tibet Policy: Shyam...

India on Friday said there was no change in its Tibet policy, maintaining that New Delhi has taken a consistent position that it was an autonomous region of China. During an interaction at the...

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Mar 29, 2006

Tibet: Stony-Faced Mao to Loom Over Tibet

Late Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong is set to cast a huge shadow over Tibet once again with a giant stone statue of the Great Helmsman on its way to the Himalayan region, a newspaper...

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Mar 24, 2006

Tibet: UN Envoy Urges China to End Prisoner "...

The United Nations investigator on torture has called on China to abolish its "re-education through labour" system, charging that it treated political prisoners in an inhumane and degrading...

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Mar 22, 2006

Tibet: UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Condemns...

The UN's Special Rapporteur on Torture, Dr Manfred Nowak, stated that 'torture remains widespread' in Tibet and China after he spoke directly to Tibetan political prisoners during visits...

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Mar 21, 2006

Tibet: Tibetans Hope the 2008 Summer Olympics...

China is preparing to present its best face to the world as host of the 2008 Summer Olympics. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports that Tibetans see it as an opportunity to push for more...

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Mar 17, 2006

Tibet: Phuntsog Nyidrol, Last of the 'Drapchi...

Phuntsog Nyidrol arrives at Dulles airport in Washington DC on March 15, 2006 Phuntsog Nyidrol, a Tibetan nun who was imprisoned for 15 years after peaceful protests in 1989, arrived...

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Mar 15, 2006

Tibet: US Backs Call by Dalai Lama to Visit C...

The Bush administration on Tuesday backed a call by the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual Tibetan leader, to be allowed to make a pilgrimage to religious sites in China as part of a process of...

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Mar 13, 2006

Tibet: Gathering Held in Union Square

The Tibetans have had a hard 50 years. Invaded by the Chinese Communist regime's army in 1949, and then again in 1959, a combined total of over 100,000 Tibetans killed. Bringing the land...

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Mar 10, 2006

Tibet: Free Tibet Concert to Mark 47th Year of...

The 47th commemoration of the national uprising of Tibet will be marked by various activities. Apart from the official function where His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Kalon Tripa and ATPD Chairperson...

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Mar 09, 2006

Tibet: Protest Debut at Tiananmen Square

A Tibetan activist challenged Chinese authorities yesterday by unfurling a provocative banner opposite the Great Hall of the People at Tiananmen Square, where China’s parliament is currently...

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Mar 08, 2006

Tibet: China Says No Progress in Talks with Dalai...

The governor of Tibet said on Monday five rounds of talks between envoys of the Dalai Lama and the Chinese government had not yet resulted in substantive negotiations, but added the door was open...

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Mar 06, 2006

Tibet: EU Parliamentarians Meet Dalai Lama

A delegation of the Tibet Intergroup of the European Parliament met Tibetans in exile in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh yesterday. The delegation comprises members from eight European countries,...

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Mar 03, 2006

Tibet: Spanish Court Looks at Tibetan Genocide...

When Thubten Wangchen was 4 years old, his mother died in a Chinese work camp. She was pregnant at the time, and according to Mr. Wangchen, the Chinese were rounding up pregnant women and working...

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Mar 02, 2006

Tibet: Kalon Tripa Meets MPs, Tibet Groups in...

Kalon Tripa Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche visited Australia from 15 to 21 February 2006 at the invitation of Mr. Michael Danby, MP of the Labour Party and chairman of the All Party Parliamentary...

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Mar 01, 2006

Tibet: Tibetan Youth Congress Calls off Indefinite...

Living up to its own commitment the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on February 25 held a press conference at the site of the TYC Indefinite Hunger Strike as a mark of its acceptance of the...

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Feb 27, 2006

Tibet: Dalai Lama's India-Based Representatives...

Tibetan and Chinese officials met this month in southern China and, while fundamental differences persist, there is a growing understanding between the two sides, the Dalai Lama's special envoy...

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Feb 24, 2006

Tibet: Exile Tibetans Burn Animal Skins for Wildlife...

Bonfire at the main square in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala, India where animal skins and clothes made from hides were burnt on February 20 2006. This follows a drive which began in Tibet, after the...

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Feb 23, 2006

Tibet: Dalai Lama Visits Israel

By Dan Izenberg Special to The Epoch Times Feb 22, 2006 Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama salutes as he readies to give a press conference in Jerusalem 15 February 2006. (Menahem...

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Feb 22, 2006

Tibet: Tibetan Youth Council on Indefinite Hunger...

Physicians mumbled inaudible words into each other’s ears and exchanged reports as they warmly smiled to a relaxed Ven. Palden Gyatso who along with his compatriots were into their seventh...

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Feb 21, 2006

Tibet: "No Olympics in China Until Tibet is F...

In an unforeseen ‘last’ interview, Thupten Ngodup, one of the volunteers listed to sit in the Tibetan Youth Congress led ‘Hunger Strike Unto Death’ at Delhi in 1998 when...

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Feb 16, 2006

Tibet: Start of Talks in Beijing

The fifth round of talks between the Chinese authorities and the envoys of exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama started in Beijing even as Tibetan supporters began a hunger strike in Italy. Lodi...

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Feb 15, 2006

Tibet: Dalai Lama Envoys Land in China for Secretive...

Envoys of Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, arrived in China on Wednesday for secretive talks on allowing more autonomy for the Buddhist region, Tibet's government-in-exile said. It was...

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Feb 14, 2006

Tibet: Google Loses Internet Users over Tibet

Google lost hundreds of [customers] who broke off with the web search engine in outrage over the censoring of information related to Tibet to placate China. Over 2,000 people from all over the...

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Feb 08, 2006

Tibet: Olympics Protesters Imprisoned More Protests...

Untitled Document News has emerged from Tibet of the confirmed arrest and imprisonment of three Buddhist nuns and two monks following calls for no Beijing Olympic Games until the...

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Feb 08, 2006

Tibet: Peaceful Protests Planned During Olymp...

Statement by the International Tibet Support Network (ITSN) on the occasion of the start of the XXth Winter Olympic Games and the 118th IOC Session in Turin   International Olympic Committee...

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Feb 07, 2006

Tibet: New Inter-Parliamentary Group for Tibet...

Dharamshala, February 6 - South African parliamentarians have formed a South Africa Inter-Parliamentary Group for Tibet (SAIPGT) and it will be inaugurated tomorrow at the South African Parliament...

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Feb 02, 2006

Tibet: The Largest Group at the French National...

Paris (TibetNet): Mr. Lionnel LUCA, President of the Tibet Group at the French National Assembly, announced that the Tibet Group is now the largest group at the Lower House of the national parliament,...

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Jan 31, 2006

Tibet: WTI Campaign at Amravati Kalachakra

New Delhi January 31 - The Tibetan Conservation Awareness Campaign was formally launched by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in April 2005.The campaign was initiated by Wildlife Trust of India (WTI)...

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Jan 27, 2006

Tibet: Activists Deplore Google Censorship

Free Tibet Campaign deplores the announcement by Google that it is to capitulate to political pressure from China and provide a web-based search engine for the Chinese market that will prohibit...

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Jan 25, 2006

Tibet: No Tibet or Tiananmen on Google's New Chinese...

GOOGLE will today cave in to pressure from the Chinese Government by launching a local website that strips out information not approved by the Communist authorities. The company, whose motto...

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Jan 19, 2006

Tibet: "Chinese Re-education Campaign Aimed at...

The New York-based Human Rights Watch says the Chinese authorities are conducting re-education campaign in Tibet centered on opposition to the Dalai Lama. In its press statement releasing the World...

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Jan 11, 2006

Tibet: Court to rule on Tibetan Genocide

Spain's High Court will investigate whether seven former Chinese leaders committed genocide in Tibet, after Madrid's top court ruled Spanish courts could try genocide cases even if they did not...

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Jan 06, 2006

Tibet: Suffering Repression in Swipe at China:...

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, said Tibetans in his homeland are still suffering from "repression forces" in a swipe at China, a newspaper report said. "The...

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Jan 03, 2006

Tibet: The Fear of Extinction

Tibetans have reason to be afraid: A rail link from China could swamp their dwindling numbers with Han Chinese and, as the Dalai Lama puts it, 'My death would be a serious setback.' 'We are facing...

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Dec 30, 2005

Tibet: Torture and Rights Abuse the Norm in T...

The Dalai Lama has rejected a depiction of Tibet as open and happy by the most senior Buddhist in Tibet, the Beijing-sanctioned 16-year-old Panchen Lama. The Dalai Lama said on Wednesday the...

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Dec 23, 2005

Tibet: Lowest Level of Freedom According to Freedom...

The US-based Freedom House has announced that Tibet is among the two “worst-rated territories” for the 2004-2005 period, in terms of respect for political rights and civil liberties. In...

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Dec 22, 2005

Tibet: China Arrests Monks and Nuns for Dalai...

Chinese authorities in a Tibetan region of Gansu province have arrested a number of monks and nuns for putting up a poster calling on Beijing to start a dialogue with their exiled spiritual leader,...

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Dec 20, 2005

Tibet: Issue Supported by Latvian MPs

Dharamshala: The Latvian Parliamentary Support Group for Tibet sent a letter to support the democratic process in China and to express their concern for the crackdown on the Drepung Monastery...

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Dec 19, 2005

Tibet: High on EU Agenda Together With China

In a statement on behalf of Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner, released on December 15, 2005 Günter Verheugen, Vice-President of the European Commission, said, “we...

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Dec 15, 2005

Tibet: Dutch Parliament Calls for Action on Human...

At the initiative of members of two of the ruling parties (Democrats D66 and Liberal Democrats VVD), the Dutch parliament unanimously passed a motion last week on human rights violations in Tibet...

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Dec 12, 2005

Tibetans Celebrate 16th Anniversary of Dalai Lama's...

DHARAMSHALA: Tibetans living in exile in India celebrated the 16th anniversary of conferment of Nobel peace Prize to the Dalai Lama on Saturday. A large number of Tibetans including ministers...

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Dec 12, 2005

Tibet: Statement on International Human Rights...

Today marks the 57th year since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was proclaimed. Although many countries in the world today observe the principles set forth in the UDHR, regrettably...

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Dec 09, 2005

Tibet: Australian MP tables a Motion in Parli...

Dharamshala: Mr. Michael Danby, MP from the Labour Party who attended the 4th World Parliamentarians' Convention on Tibet (WPCT) in Edinburgh, tabled a motion to support the cause of Tibet in the...

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Dec 02, 2005

Tibet: China Cracks Down on Tibet Monks After...

Several Tibetan monks have been detained for their opposition to a Chinese political campaign they were forced to participate in, leading to a rare mass protest, two advocacy groups said on Thursday....

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Nov 18, 2005

Tibet: His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Attend the...

Untitled Document His Holiness the Dalai Lama to visit Edinburgh, Belfast. The London-based Office of Tibet, the official agency of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for Northern...

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Nov 09, 2005

Tibet: Monk Found Dead After Patriotic Education...

Press Release   8 November 2005, A young monk dies under mysterious circumstances following the “patriotic education” campaign in Drepung monastery Ngawang Jangchub, 28 years...

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Oct 28, 2005

Tibet's Future Depends on Solution Within China:...

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today said he had no regrets on his handling of the Tibet issue and its future now depended on a solution within China. "I am not saying independence...

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Oct 20, 2005

Tibet: China Tightens Stranglehold on Tibet's...

Kathmandu: In a fresh bid to tighten its strong control over Tibet's monasteries, Beijing has started imparting "patriotic education" to Tibetan monks and nuns, a report said, quoting...

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Oct 07, 2005

Tibet: Fourth World Parliamentarians' Convention...

Fourth World Parliamentarians' Convention on Tibet (WPCT) will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland from 18-19 November. His Holiness the Dalai Lama will attend this meeting on 19 November as a guest...

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Oct 03, 2005

Tibet: UN Child Rights Body Increases Pressure...

The 40th session of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) this morning called upon the Chinese authorities to allow an independent body to verify the fate of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the...

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Sep 30, 2005

Tibet: World Forum for Democratization in Asia...

The recently concluded first conference of World Forum for Democratization in Asia (WFDA) held in Taipei from 15-17 September 2005 called for participating countries to support the "middle...

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Sep 27, 2005

Tibet: Dalai Lama Sees Hopeful Signs in China...

The Dalai Lama, exiled from Tibet since 1959, said Monday that he sees hopeful signs in China, where some are beginning to take an interest in Tibetan culture. "This is not only in Tibetan...

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Sep 19, 2005

Tibet Activists Confront Bombardier Over its Support...

Manchester G-Mex Centre, September 15 - Activists from Free Tibet Campaign and Students for a Free Tibet UK today protested against Bombardier's support of cultural genocide (note 1) in Tibet at...

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Sep 13, 2005

Tibet Activist Arrested in Toronto

Untitled Document A student activist, calling for Tibet’s independence, locked down and was arrested inside the Metro Toronto Convention Center today, disrupting a gala dinner...

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Sep 12, 2005

Tibet: Dalai Lama Visiting Alaska Discusses Conservation...

Untitled Document The Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, spent his first visit to Alaska discussing wildlife conservation and Native concerns Friday with state leaders. Gov....

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Sep 09, 2005

Tibet: US Proposes Sanctuary for Tibetan Refugees...

Untitled Document Tibetan refugees from Nepal will be provided sanctuary and resettled in the US under a new programme proposed by the George W. Bush administration and slated to...

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Sep 08, 2005

Tibet: UN Envoy Cautious on China Rights

The United Nation's human rights chief, Louise Arbour, has said she is "guardedly optimistic" that China is making progress on human rights. But she questioned Beijing's widespread...

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Sep 08, 2005

Tibet: Democracy Day Celebrated In New York

Coinciding China’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of the so-called “ Tibet Autonomous Region”, the Tibetans in exile on September 2nd celebrated the 45th anniversary of the...

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Sep 01, 2005

Tibet: China Vows to Maintain Grip on the " Roof...

China marked the 40th anniversary of Tibet's "autonomy" today with a parade of goose-stepping soldiers and singing and dancing Tibetans as well as a pledge to maintain stability and its...

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Aug 12, 2005

Tibet-Taiwan Forum calls for More Exchanges between...

Untitled Document Tibet and Taiwan, which have both suffered because of China's military expansionism, should identify with each other's experiences and step up exchanges and cooperation,...

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Aug 12, 2005

March for Tibet's Independence to reach New Y...

The final day of the 220+ mile “March for Tibet's Independence,” from Boston to New York City will occur this Saturday, August 13. The core group of walkers are mostly young Tibetans....

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Aug 10, 2005

Tibet: Exiled Demonstrate for Freedom

Hundreds of exiled Tibetans in India took to streets today demanding China to quit the Tibet. The protest by the Council for Tibet Freedom marks the anniversary of Quit India movement against...

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Jul 18, 2005

Tibet Represented in the 20th International Cultures...

Untitled Document Coordinated by the Regional Tibetan Women's Association of New York and New Jersey (RTWA, NY & NJ) with support of Tibetan Association of NY &NJ and Regional...

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Jul 08, 2005

Tibet: Dalai Lama Pleased with Tibet-China Talks...

Untitled Document Dharamshala 7 July 2005 Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen and I, accompanied by three senior assistants, Sonam N. Dagpo, Ngapa Tsegyam, and Bhuchung K. Tsering, met...

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Jul 03, 2005

Tibet: Spanish Lawsuit Against Chinese Author...

Untitled Document On 28 June 2005 the first known criminal lawsuit was filed against Jiang Zemin (former President of China), Li Peng (former Primer Minister of China) and five other...

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Jul 01, 2005

Tibet Delegation Starts New Round of Talks with...

Untitled Document Press statement released by the office of the Secretary of HH the Dalai Lama Mr. Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari, accompanied by Mr. Kelsang Gyaltsen and three...

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Jun 16, 2005

Tibet: Dalai Lama in Germany to Honour Tibet ...

Untitled Document The Dalai Lama began a visit to Germany on 16 June to present an award to prominent supporters of the Tibetan people and meet with German politicians. The Tibetan...

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Jun 15, 2005

Tibet: Dalai Lama Meets Norway's Prime Minist...

Untitled Document Taking a principled stand as opposed to bowing down to China's pressure, on 15 June the Prime Minister of Norway, Mr. Kjell Magne Bondevik, met His Holiness the...

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Jun 03, 2005

Tibet: UN Concerned over the Closure of Tibetan...

Untitled Document Geneva, 03 June - The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child today expressed concern over the closure of the Tibetan Refugee Centre and on refoulement of Tibetan...

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May 18, 2005

Tibet's Missing Spiritual Guide

Untitled Document A decade ago, a six-year-old boy was named by the Dalai Lama as a spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism. Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was nominated as the reincarnation of...

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May 12, 2005

Tibet: Farmers Appeal against Compensation for...

Untitled Document Tibetan farmers along the route of China's much-vaunted Qinghai-Tibet railway are appealing against eviction from their homes and the amount of compensation offered...

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Mar 26, 2005

Tibet: Protest March Against China

Hundreds of Tibetans living-in-exile staged a protest here against the Chinese occupation of Tibet. Around 150 activists of Tibetan Women's Organisation, holding banners and flags, also participated...

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Mar 22, 2005

Tibet: US Asked Respect of Religious Freedom

Untitled Document The United States on Monday asked China's Communist Party leadership to talk to the Dalai Lama's representatives on the vexed Tibet issue and allow religious and...

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Mar 11, 2005

Tibet: The Statement of His Holiness, Dalai Lama,...

On the occasion of the 46th anniversary of the Tibetan People's Uprising, I convey my warm greetings to my fellow Tibetans in Tibet and in exile and to our friends around the world. ...

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Mar 11, 2005

Tibet: The Dalai Lama Remains Committed to the...

The Dalai Lama, seen by Beijing as a symbol of Tibetan separatism, said today he and his followers were ready to accept that the region remains a part of China. "I once again want to reassure...

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Mar 09, 2005

Tibet: Trojan Horse Gallops from Beijing, Disguised...

As the Tibetan people wait for His Holiness the Dalai Lama's national address of 10 March, hackers in Beijing are working overtime to sabotage the cyber world of Tibet movement. Offices of the...

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Mar 07, 2005

Tibet: President Promotes Scientific Development...

Chinese President Hu Jintao underlined the scientific concept of development and called for efforts to concretely serve people's interests while joining a panel discussion of National People's Congress...

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Mar 02, 2005

Tibet: United States Annual Human Rights Report...

The U.S. State Department said today that China's human rights record in Tibetan areas of China "remained poor", but that there had been "positive developments" in terms of...

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Feb 22, 2005

Tibet: Dalai Lama and the Muslims

Tibet had pockets of Muslims entrenched within its borders, although there is no documentary evidence on how they first came to settle there. In fact, information on Tibetan Muslims is scarce....

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Feb 11, 2005

Tibet: Status of Tibetan Refugees in Nepal Remains...

Tibetans in Nepal are pushing to have their refugee offices reopened - two weeks after the government ordered them closed. The welfare center and the representative office of the Dalai Lama - Tibet's...

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Feb 08, 2005

Tibet: The Annual Report 2004 on Human Rights...

Untitled Document The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) released its Annual Report: Human Rights Situation in Tibet, 2004. The Annual report details the current...

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Jan 27, 2005

China spares Tibetan monk

Tenzin Deleg Rinpoche's sentencing in 2002 sparked international concern, after rights groups said the case against him was seriously flawed. China accused him of being a terrorist, and found him...

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Jan 27, 2005

Tibet: Monk Leaves Prison a Broken Man

(Kangding in Chinese), the prefectural capital of the Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan province. In the years leading up to both men's arrests, Tashi Phuntsog was instrumental in...

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Jan 26, 2005

Tibet: China Tells Tibet Monks to Support Panchen...

Chinese authorities have told senior religious leaders in a Tibetan area to urge the faithful to show more support for a top monk anointed by Beijing and on whom the future of the restive region...

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Jan 21, 2005

Tibet: International Campaign for Tibet Honored...

The International Campaign for Tibet will be awarded the prestigious Geuzen Medal 2005, the Dutch Geuzenverzet 1940-1945 Foundation announced today. Established in memory of the “de Geuzen”...

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Jan 20, 2005

Tibet: Briefing on Human Rights Concerns - Jack...

As UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw prepares to visit China, Amnesty International issued the following briefing on its human rights concerns in the country. EU Arms Embargo The EU imposed an...

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Jan 18, 2005

Tibet: Martin, Canadian PM, negotiates on Tibet...

On the eve of Paul Martin’s first visit to China as Prime Minister of Canada, the Canada Tibet Committee (CTC) is urging the PM to raise the issue of Tibet with the Chinese leadership and...

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Jan 15, 2005

Tibet: European Parliament Resoulution

The European parliament has asked China to step up the ongoing process of dialogue with the representatives of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This was one of the calls made by the EP on China in...

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Jan 14, 2005

Tibet: Monk Arrested, Security Tightened After...

Untitled Document Chinese authorities have arrested a Tibetan monk and tightened security in a traditionally Tibetan part of Sichuan Province after a fire they suspect was the work of separatists...

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Dec 29, 2004

Tibet: China Warns Japan Not to Issue a Visa to...

Untitled Document China sent a warning to Japan not to issue a visa to Tibet's exiled leader the Dalai Lama, who is planning to visit Japan in April, China's Foreign Ministry spokesman...

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Dec 20, 2004

Tibet: European Parliament Supports Non-Violent...

The re-establishment of the Tibet Intergroup has been confirmed. This is a great success for Tibetan people and the engagement for their cultural and religious rights in the European Parliament",...

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Dec 15, 2004

Tibet: Re-establishment of the European Parliament...

Untitled Document The re-establishment of the Tibet Intergroup has been confirmed. This is a great success for Tibetan people and the engagement for their cultural and religious...

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Dec 13, 2004

Tibet: Dalai Lama says Tibetan cause now on global...

Untitled Document Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, says 45 years of struggle for Tibetan rights have catapulted the cause of the Tibetan people into the global spotlight....

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Dec 10, 2004

Tibet: Tibetans and Uighurs join to demonstrate...

Untitled Document On December 10th, International Human Rights Day, Tibetans and Uighurs will demonstrate together at the Chinese Consulate in Toronto, from 1pm – 5pm, to raise...

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Dec 03, 2004

Tibet: Dalai Lama hopeful China will spare death...

Untitled Document Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama appealed to Chinese authorities not to execute Tibetan monk Tensin Deleg Rinpoche, whose death sentence was ...

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Nov 25, 2004

Tibet: Dalai in culture sermon to China

Untitled Document The Dalai Lama has urged China to recognise Tibet’s cultural identity in the wake of Beijing’s apparent desire to get him to publicly accept both his...

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Nov 24, 2004

Tibetans and supporters walk from Indianapolis...

Untitled Document The International Tibet Independence Movement (ITIM) is once again coordinating a "March for Tibet’s Independence." This is the eighth major...

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Nov 19, 2004

Tibet: MEPs Oppose Lifting the EU's China Arms...

Untitled Document The European Parliament has voted strongly in favour of the EU retaining its 15-year ban on arms sales to China. In session in Strasbourg, the Parliamentarians...

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Nov 17, 2004

Tibet: Wall of Hope tour for Tenzin Delek Rinpoche...

Untitled Document The 'Wall of Hope' has been growing city by city as members of the public have been signing a message of support for Tenzin Delek Rinpoche and adding it to ...

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Nov 08, 2004

Tibet: Indian Government worried about Tibet's...

Untitled Document The government has expressed serious concern about nuclear neighbor China’s military buildup in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) bordering India. The Defense...

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Nov 02, 2004

Tibet: China releases Tibetan Activist after Five...

Untitled Document Chinese authorities have released a Tibetan monk after he completed a five-year prison term, a human rights group in this headquarters of the Tibetan government-in-exile...

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Oct 28, 2004

Tibet: China persecuting Tibetan Writer for Pro-Dalai...

Untitled Document An outspoken Tibetan writer in Beijing, Wei Se (Tibetan: Oser or Woeser), has faced persecution, including the loss of her job and freedom of movement, ...

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Oct 22, 2004

Tibet: German Greens adopt Tibet Resolution

Untitled Document According to a belated information reaching here, the German Green Party Congress adopted a Tibet resolution on October 3, calling on the Chinese government to...

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Oct 20, 2004

Tibet: Tibetan Envoy says Talks with China were...

Untitled Document A senior envoy for the Dalai Lama back from a visit to China says talks between the exiled Tibetan leader’s delegates and the Chinese government are now “on...

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Oct 20, 2004

Tibet: Time talks with the Tibetan Spiritual ...

When China invaded Tibet in 1950, it promised to bring modernity to the isolated feudal kingdom. Instead, it brought a reign of religious and cultural repression that drove the Tibetan government...

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Oct 18, 2004

Tibet: Dalai Lama supports Cultural Preservation...

Untitled Document Seemingly reconciled to Tibet's status as a province of China, the Dalai Lama has said the region would get "greater benefit" if it remained within the...

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Oct 11, 2004

Tibet: Swiss Interior Minister visits Tibet

Untitled Document Officially, Couchepin is travelling to Lhasa to lend his support to a Unesco project. Switzerland is contributing SFr200,000 towards the restoration of the Ramoche...

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Oct 10, 2004

Major Differences remain in China-Tibet Dialo...

Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen and I, accompanied by two senior assistants, Sonam N. Dagpo and Bhuchung K. Tsering,visited China from September 12 to 29, 2004. This is the third trip of the delegation...

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Oct 04, 2004

Tibet: Statement by Working Group on arbitrary...

The Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, Leïla Zerrougui, issued the following statement today: "The...

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Oct 03, 2004

Tibet: Dalai Lama says Talks with China are moving...

Talks with China over the Tibet issue are making only slow progress, hindered by Beijing's fears of Tibetan independence, the Dalai Lama said on Monday. "So far, our main effort is to build...

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Sep 28, 2004

Tibet: Tibetans protest seeking Release of political...

Untitled Document The Tibetans living-in-exile today took to streets to observe the 17th anniversary of the first mass demonstration in Tibetan capital Lhasa its takeover by China....

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