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Spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Photo: TPI

86% of French public wants Hollande to meet Dalai Lama

Dharamshala — A new opinion poll finds 86% of French public wants President Francois Hollande and other top officials to meet the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama during his seven-day trip to France. Tibet Support Groups in the French National Assembly have made similar appeals to Mr Hollande, in favor of […]

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'State of Surveillance' with Edward Snowden and Shane Smith

‘State of Surveillance’ with Edward Snowden and Shane Smith

Published on 8 Jun 2016 by VICE When NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden leaked details of massive government surveillance programs in 2013, he ignited a raging debate over digital privacy and security. That debate came to a head this year, when Apple refused an FBI court order to access the iPhone of alleged San Bernardino Terrorist […]

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Palestinians Bid

Welcome to Palestine 2017 A legal Imperative by Clive Hambidge

Welcome to Palestine 2017 A legal Imperative Clive Hambidge “Those who have the privilege to know have the duty to act” (Albert Einstein) The ship carrying the precious cargo of a Palestinian Statehood Bid, intended for late 2017, navigates through the choppy waters of Israel’s polluted sea of propaganda, US obduracy and a forever abstaining […]

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Self-immolations in Tibet terms China worst violator of human rights. Photo: TPI

Self-immolation in Tibet terms China worst violator of human rights

The root causes of protest by Tibetans in Tibet against the Chinese communist regime, including self-immolations, stem from a wide range of factors such as, violent political repression, cultural assimilation, economic marginalisation, ethnic discrimination, nomadic displacement and environmental destruction. Everyone knows the China’s Communist government has and continues to implement such hardline and cruel policies […]

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Two Tibetan women casting their votes in the ballot box at the main Tibetan temple in McLeod Ganj, India, on October 18, 2015. Photo: TPI/Yeshe Choesang

We must vote, while keeping struggle for freedom of Tibet alive

Dharamshala — The 2016 Sikyong and members of the Tibetan Parliament election is one of the most important for the past many years. Not only the Kashag is in play but also the Parliament and, after the devolution of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s political responsibilities to the democratically elected Tibetan leadership, even the future […]

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Gaza, this Uninhabitable Planet

‘Gaza, this uninhabitable planet… I want to run away from this madness’ Latest word from mom of three trapped in the hell we created… There is little joy in writing about the plight of the Palestinians, as I have done for the last 10 years. But one of the rewards is that, occasionally, I receive […]

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Christendom Falls: Victory over Europe Day

The Battle of Berlin World War II, April 16th–May 2nd, 1945: The Battle of Berlin saw desperate German volunteers make a heroic last stand against the Jewish controlled Soviet Union, British Empire and the United States. Besieged, out-gunned and outnumbered 5:2, the Germans fought a bitter campaign in defence of their capital, before it eventually […]

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Right of Return or Safe Haven by Clive Hambidge

Right of Return or Safe Haven With No Derogation The Plight of Refugees   Clive Hambidge   When I speak of a foreign policy I have a contextual qualitative understanding of the natural order of things as put forth in John Locke’s Two Treaties Of Government, that “The natural liberty of man [humanity] is to […]

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Committee room 9 “Scotland and Palestine: Building Friendship and Solidarity”

Committee room 9 Houses of Parliament “Scotland and Palestine: Building Friendship and Solidarity” Clive Hambidge  Organised by the Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) and  the Council of European Palestinian Relations (CEPR) this vital seminar, which was held on the 17 November 2015, took on a more poignant atmosphere. Especially in light of the acts of violence […]

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