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Tibet House hosts conference in Delhi on Tibet’s contribution to global understanding

From 18-20 December, the Tibet House in New Delhi will host 36 scholars and institution builders from 13 countries during a three-day conference on the "Contribution of Tibetan Culture to Global Understanding".

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2009 17:57
 
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Tibetans In Taiwan Holding Hunger Strike for Refugee Status

Taipei: Because of refugee identification problems, many Tibetan refugees were unable to obtain the right of residence in Taiwan yesterday, 15 December. 27 Tibetans held a hunger strike in front of the Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission, requesting refugee status. Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2009 13:10

 

China's Huge Deployment Of Military in Lhasa on World Human Rights' Day?

Hundreds of police and armed Chinese military personnel were deployed in front of the main Tibetan temple, 'Jokhang,' in Tibet’s capital of Lhasa, on 10 December, which was both the 20th anniversary of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's reception of the Nobel Peace Prize, and World Human Rights Day. Last Updated on Friday, 18 December 2009 02:19

 
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US Secretary Of State Calls For Human Rights In Tibet and Eastern Turkistan

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday outlined a pragmatic stance toward human rights for ethnic minorities in Tibet, eastern Turkestan (Xinjiang), China and Russia, countries she calls key to boosting the world economy and strengthening non-proliferation efforts. Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 December 2009 13:30
 
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Tibetans and World Parliamentarians highlight Tibetans’ role in reducing climate change

Dharamsala: At this month's historic UN summit in Copenhagen, representatives of the world's nations have come together to discuss and collaborate on the issue of climate change-its causes and its effects in different regions, and potential solutions to the problem that affects us all. But while the issue of climate change is a truly global one, some parts of the world have been more seriously affected by global warming than others. Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 December 2009 12:57
 
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Climate Change in Tibet Will Affect all of Asia

Dharamshala: "The Impacts of Climate Change on the Himalayan Plateau of Tibet: A Synthesis of Recent Science And Tibetan Research" was released by the Environment and Development Desk of the Central Tibetan Administration on December 10, 2009, following the 2009 United Nations Convention on Climate Change, held in Copenhagen, Denmark. According to the executive summmary of the report, it is "the first by Tibetan scientitsts and social scientists to comprehensively survey the full range of scientific findings on all aspects of climate change on the Tibetan Plateau." Last Updated on Monday, 14 December 2009 17:42
 

A Buddhist monk jailed in secret trial while visiting family in Tibet

A Buddhist monk jailed in secret trial while visiting family in Tibet

Dharamshala, India — Emerging sources sa...

Missing Tibetan former prisoner found detained after solo protest

Missing Tibetan former prisoner found detained after solo protest

Dharamshala — Former political prisoner ...

Tibetan writer released from prison after 5 years

Tibetan writer released from prison after 5 years

Dharamshala — Sources from Tibet confirm...

Tibetan monk disabled by police freed from jail after 6 years of torture

Tibetan monk disabled by police freed from jail after 6 years of torture

Dharamshala, India — A Tibetan Buddhist ...

Tibetan nun dies after years of mistreatment in Chinese prison

Tibetan nun dies after years of mistreatment in Chinese prison

Dharamshala — A 51 year old Tibetan nun ...

Tibetan man who served two decades in prison disappears again

Tibetan man who served two decades in prison disappears again

Dharamshala, India — A Tibetan man relea...

Chinese takeover of Tibetan Buddhism 'unprecedented:' HRW

Chinese takeover of Tibetan Buddhism 'unprecedented:' HRW

Dharamshala —  “This administrative takeo...

Tibetan pilgrims in India ordered to return home immediately

Tibetan pilgrims in India ordered to return home immediately

Dharamshala — Chinese authorities have r...

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