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Genocide in the 20th Century: Massacres in Tibet: 1966-76

Dharamshala — Anyone who regularly observes the topsy-turvy world of Chinese politics and policies in Tibet understands that the past, even the remote past, can exert a grief impact on the present and future. Recent major historical anniversaries — like that of the 1949 Occupation or the 1966 Cultural Revolution and its massacres or the […]

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Is China wittingly replacing temples in Tibet with propaganda centers?

Dharamshala— China’s tough new policy of abusing Tibetan people is sowing doubts and confusion in Tibet, where the authorities are trying to replace Buddhist temples and monasteries in Tibet with propaganda centers for the ruling Communist Party. China has dispatched government agents into every village in Tibet as part of an unprecedented surveillance and ‘political […]

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Our compassion needs to be active and involved: The 17th Karmapa of Tibet

Redlands, California, U.S. (March 115-17, 2015)– The 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje delivered a lecture on the theme of ‘Caring Connections: Compassion, Technology and the Environment after meeting with both students and faculty at Stanford campus as part of his two-day visit to the campus and his two-month tour of the United States. The […]

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Tibet and the global economy: is today’s China poisoning the West?

Dharamshala — The democratic ideals of freedom and liberty that the world enjoy today were won through a decades-long struggle. However, despite the values of respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and human rights, a popular future slogan may arise among the Western world who fought for these principles: “Today’s […]

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Tibetans and Chinese in Tibet: Who are the real terrorist?

Dharamshala: – The recent notice of “20 illegal activities related to the independence of Tibet” issued by Chinese authorities in Rebkong County, North-eastern Tibet a clearly shows all Tibetans inside Tibet were once again systematically deprived of all their basic rights and freedoms such as the right to life, equality before the law and freedom […]

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After long freedom struggle, Tibetans still seeking justice for Tibet

Dharamshala: – Over 1.2 million Tibetans died between 1949 and 1979. China still claims that what occurred during this period was the “peaceful liberation” of Tibet. But the whole world must know that there are so many unanswered questions about how these mass murders occurred and who is really responsible. Tibet known as the ‘roof […]

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Obama calls Dalai Lama a good friend and inspiration

Dharamshala: – U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday called the spiritual leader of Tibet “a good friend, His Holiness the Dalai Lama” and an inspiration for freedom and compassion, despite strong objections from Chinese government authorities. The two leaders exchanged greetings but did not meet directly, according to media reports. As the event commenced, President […]

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China engages in political purge in the name of anti-corruption drive in Tibet

Articles written by Tsering Tsomo (Ms), Executive Director of the Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy, on  February 2, 2015. Dharamshala: – In January, official government-run media in the People’s Republic of China (prc) announced the first prosecutions of officials under the anti-corruption campaign in the Tibet Autonomous Region. The announcement specifically highlighted the […]

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China, Tibet and Xinjiang: Political repression at a high mark: HRW 2015 report

Dharamshala: – “China remains an authoritarian state, one that systematically curbs fundamental rights, including freedom of expression, association, assembly, and religion, when their exercise is perceived to threaten one-party rule,” Human Rights Watch (HRW)said in its World Report 2015. Under president Xi Jinping, China has unleashed the harshest campaign of politically motivated investigations, detentions, and […]

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Chinese colonisation: How many will China transfer to Tibet?

Dharamshala: – There was further disappointment for Tibetans and supporters across the world at the beginning of 2015 to see China’s announcement of planning to increase the Han-Chinese population into Tibet by 30 percent by 2020 — a total of approximately 280,000 new arrivals, strengthening China’s rule of terror and worsening the cultural genocide. The […]

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Xi Jinping must change China’s repressive policies to end Tibet crisis

Dharamshala – The U.S. based Freedom House, an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom around the world has published its latest report on China, including Tibet and Xinjiang and states that there is an increase in repression under the new leadership of Chinese President Xi Jinping. The report also shows strong suppression […]

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China should use a humane wisdom in its policies to Tibet

Dharamshala: –China’s Communist regime is a powerful one with every kind of modern weaponry—except one to counter the Tibetans who are leading a peaceful and non-violent freedom struggle, including self-immolations, in protest against the present repressive policies of the regime towards the Tibetan people. There is no weapon that can stop the non-violent freedom struggle […]

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A new book on Tibet, “Voice of An Exiled Tibetan” released

Dharamshala: – On 10 December Yeshe Choesang, editor-in-chief of the Tibet Post International (TPI), released his book “Voice of An Exiled Tibetan” at the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Dalai Lama’s receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize and the 66th International Human Rights Day. The book is primarily a compilation of articles related to the […]

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Everyday is Human Rights Day: A new hope for Tibetans in Tibet?

Dharamshala: – International Human Rights Day passed few days ago with a very meaningful message of the United Nations for the whole world, whole year, and specially for those who never had the opportunity to enjoy the real human rights. This year’s official slogan is “Human Rights 365,” which underscores the ne w idea with […]

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A popular singer in Tibet jailed for four years for political songs

Dharamshala: – A popular Tibetan singer convicted and sentenced by the Intermediate People’s Court in Chengdu City in Sichuan Province, over his songs calling for unity among Tibetans and speak their language. ‘Kalsang Yarphel is 39 years old and was sentenced to four years in prison after taking part in concerts encouraging Tibetans speak their […]

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Expanding the “Severe Punishments” in Tibet is a China’s Style

Dharamshala: – Mr Chen Quanguo, the Chinese party chief in Tibet, recently claimed the government’s new “anti-separatism campaign”would not make a big difference to Tibet and its people, but expanding crime and severe punishment in Tibet has become the government’s style. Mr Chen claimed “the anti-separatism campaign should be strengthened and will severely punish those […]

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