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Statement by The Australian All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet

Dharamshala: Friday, 3rd July 2009-Statement by The Australian All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet on the Occasion of the First Australian Parliamentary Delegation to Dharamsala. We, the representatives of the Australian All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet, offer our sincere thanks to His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Prime Minister Samdhong Rinpoche, Speaker Penpa Tsering, Deputy Speaker Gyari Dolma, the Kashag (Tibetan Cabinet) and the Tibetan Parliament for this opportunity to visit Dharamsala and learn first hand about the challenges facing the Tibetan people today. Last Updated on Saturday, 04 July 2009 17:47
 

Students Expelled From School in Kanlho, eastern Tibet

Dharamshala: Two students of Kanlho Tibetan Middle School were expelled from their school on 19 June 2009 for their involvement in peaceful protest on 24 April 2009  according to confirm information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD). Last Updated on Thursday, 02 July 2009 10:33
 
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China jails Tibetan for three years over messages about unrest: rights group

Dharamshala: A Tibetan from Dechen Tibet Autonomous Prefecture (incorporated into China Yunnan Province) was sentenced to three years in prison by a court for his role in "inciting separatism" by sending email and text messages about the peaceful protests among Tibetans in March 2008, German news agency DPA reported Tuesday citing a US-based rights group. Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 June 2009 16:01
 

Reporters Without Borders urges China to "Free Dhondup Wangchen!"

Paris: Reporters Without Borders is launching a petition for the release of Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen, who was arrested by the Chinese authorities on 23 March 2008 while making a documentary in Tibet. “Without a major campaign on behalf of this courageous man, who took the risk of returning to his country to interview other Tibetans, the Chinese courts could give him a jail sentence,” Reporters Without Borders said. Last Updated on Saturday, 20 June 2009 10:16
 
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Two Monks disappeared after raid in Labrang Monastery

Dharamshala: The Chinese security forces arrested two monks from Labrang Monastery on 14 May 2009 during a raid in their residences. The whereabouts of the arrestees remain unknown to their family members till date. This is the fourth time they were arrested by the Chinese authorities since last year’s protests in Labrang which saw one of the biggest and most sustained protests, according to information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD). Last Updated on Friday, 05 June 2009 16:11
 
Tibetan nomad family near Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. Photo: TPI/Alicja

Chinese court sentences six monks in Chamdo, eastern Tibet

Dharamshala: 27 May 2009: According to reliable information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), Chinese authority in Chamdo sentenced six Tibetan monks to varying prison terms on 22 May 2009. Last Updated on Saturday, 20 June 2009 10:15
 

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