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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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Tibetan capital Lhasa placed under lockdown during Pelosi visit

Tibetan capital Lhasa placed under lock-down during Pelosi visit

Dharamshala —Sources coming out of Tibet say that repressive measures undertaken by the Chinese government to silence Tibetan voices and obfuscate the real situation inside Tibet ahead of the US Congressional Delegation’s visit which concluded recently. The Capital city of Tibet, “Lhasa was placed under a severe lock-down in late October and early November,” the […]

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After China trip, U.S. delegation sees hope for common ground on Tibet

After China trip, U.S. delegation sees hope for common ground on Tibet

Washington, D.C. — After meeting with top Chinese government officials in China and Tibet, the delegation of US Congressional Democrats led by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday an opportunity exists to find “common ground” with Chinese authorities on Tibet. The Democratic Minority leader of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, […]

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Who Started This “Terrorist” War? When?

After the latest tragedy in Paris, the outpouring of heartfelt sympathy from ordinary human beings and cynical posturing from political leadership, it is time for people to stop, think and take democratic action before it gets much worse. And in the short run it will get worse. The Islamic State is a reaction to what […]

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Look who’s in charge of UK government cybersecurity

A chilling remark from a House of Lords debate just caught my eye. Hansard 4 Nov 2015 : Column GC355 Lord Mendelsohn: We welcome the appointment of the former British ambassador to Israel, Matthew Gould, who will have a key role in cybersecurity inside the Cabinet Office — a very useful and important position. Sure […]

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Washington Accuses Putin. Russian Airstrikes are Targeting “Our Guys” in Syria: CIA Operatives, Military Advisers, Mercenaries, Special Forces, … Instead of ISIS Terrorists

Washington Accuses Putin. Russian Airstrikes are Targeting “Our Guys” in Syria: CIA Operatives, Military Advisers, Mercenaries, Special Forces, … Instead of ISIS Terrorists

Russian Airstrikes are Targeting “Our Guys”:  The Western media quoting US officials has reported that the Russian Air Force is not really targeting ISIS terrorists. They are targeting CIA sponsored operatives inside Syria.  According to a US official in an interview with Fox News: ‘Putin is deliberately targeting our forces. Our guys are fighting for their lives.’ Moscow […]

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Foreign observers: Tibetan democracy is a moral example to the world

Foreign observers: Tibetan democracy is a moral example to the world

Dharamshala — Representatives of foreign delegations observed ‘Exile Tibetan Primary Elections’ stressed Sunday that the voting process in Tibetan elections offers lessons for the Future and marked by high turnout. They said that “Tibetans in Exile will further strengthen the moral example they display to the world.” A four-delegates representing the Asia Democracy Network (ADN), […]

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Yes, Bibi, get with the programme

….Which, in case you’ve forgotten, is to remove your gunslingers and squatters from the West Bank and East Jerusalem (including the Old City), lift the illegal blockade of Gaza, ensure free movement of goods and people between the Palestinian territories, end interference with the Palestinians’ right to trade with and travel to the outside world, […]

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Israel And Our Discontents:Anti-Philo-Pseudo Semitism

Once again, an explosion of violence in Israel, which always means far more Palestinians than Israelis winding up dead, while U.S. politicians and media act as though tragedy only strikes the Israelis. The entire Middle East is being torn apart by warfare and all of it is related, directly or not, to the colonial establishment […]

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The previous election of Tibetans in exile which was conducted in 2011. Photo: TPI/file

Tibetan election is a victory for democracy and change

Dharamshala — The upcoming Tibetan elections are a significant milestone for democracy in Tibetan community, as the second Tibetan general election after the complete development of His Holiness the Dalai Lama from his political role is fast approaching. The primary election for Sikyong (prime minister) and Chithue (members of parliament) of the Tibetan-Government-in Exile is […]

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Cameron shows ‘bad form’ hurling insults at Corbyn

British politics hit a new low last week at the UK Conservative Party conference when David Cameron made an unseemly personal attack on Jeremy Corbyn, the Leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition. Here he is in full prime ministerial flow: “And on the subject of protecting our country from terrorism, let me just say this: Thousands […]

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