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

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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The Israeli Plot Against Egypt

TIMELINE (2011-2015) February 11th 2011: The Tahrir Square revolution ousts pro-Israeli dictator Hosni Mubarak. June 24th 2012: Muslim Brotherhood wins the general election. President Muhammad Morsi becomes Egypt’s first democratically elected leader. July 11th 2012: Remnants of the old regime lurk behind the scenes; Cairo maintains diplomatic relations with Tel Aviv whilst SCAF (Supreme Command […]

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UK election: What the parties say about Palestine

100-year betrayal of the Holy Land set to continue Britain’s ferocious warmongering in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya, and efforts to destabilise Syria, caused havoc in those countries and earned us a reputation for human misery making. This week our misbegotten chickens came home to roost in an unbearably distressing way as desperate refugee-migrants drowned at […]

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Military Crackdown in Ngaba, TIbet in 2008: China's tyranny violence against Tibetan people and monks after March Uprising. Photo: TPI file

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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Israeli Jews Being Themselves

Perhaps the title is not entirely accurate. Perhaps it should be Israeli Jews at Their Best, in view of the fact that the IDF soldiers carrying out this home invasion at 3:30 AM, aware of being filmed, were on their best behavior. The youtube comment under the video says, “Masked soldiers enter Palestinian homes in […]

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President Obama bows to H.H. the Dalai Lama at the National Prayer Breakfast, Feb. 5, 2015 (via CSPAN)

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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A map showing Tibet and Xijiang separate from China. Photo: Media File

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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What is Terrorist doing in Tibet?

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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Palestine is evocative

Palestine Clive Hambidge and Soraya Boyd Evocative Palestine. Just to think of Palestine is evocative. From the lush orange orchards to the laden olive groves, many examples could be provided to confirm the fact that prior to the creation of Israel,  Palestinian society thrived in all areas of human endeavour.  The splendour of Jaffa was […]

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Watch your language!

(even when speaking the undeniable truth) Poor Tim Willcox, now terrorised for doing a professional job at the Paris anti-terror march. In a live TV report the BBC’s Willcox was interviewing people in the crowd and talking to a Jewish woman about her fears of persecution. She said: “The situation is going back to the […]

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Wait, says Ross. No need for a UN resolution

Wait, says Ross. No need for a UN resolution And by the way, opening the ICC door will torpedo any chance of diplomacy and invite US financial countermeasures Dennis Ross, writing in The New York Times, criticises Mahmoud Abbas for using international institutions to put pressure on Israel. Abbas, after failing to obtain a UN […]

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