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2017 World Press Freedom Index–tipping point: World media watchdog

Paris, France — The 2017 World Press Freedom Index compiled by the Paris based World Media Watchdog, "Reporters Without Borders" (RSF) reflects a world in which attacks on the media have become commonplace and strongmen are on the rise.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 April 2017 09:59
 
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Tibetan NGOs commemorate Panchen Lama's birthday, call for release

Dharamshala — In commemoration of the 11th Panchen Lama's birthday on April 25th, several Tibetan nonprofits jointly called on world leaders to demand China for his release.

 
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Actor Richard Gere reveals how supporting Tibet turned his career

Dharamshala — In 1993, when Richard Gere made his infamous Oscars speech calling for Tibetan independence, he could not have known how speaking up in defense of Tibet would later cost his career, but he is now revealing the Chinese-made roadblocks that have prevented him from starring in Hollywood films.

 
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India reaffirms Tibet policies, China ties after leader's trip to Arunachal

Dharamshala — Following His Holiness the Dalai Lama's trip to the contested territory, Arunachal Pradesh, and accusations from China that India has violated its commitments and put border dispute settlements at risk, the Indian government has made assertions that there is no change in policy regarding the Tibet Autonomous Region or border disputes with China.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 April 2017 18:59
 
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China executes more people than the whole world combined: Amnesty

Dharamshala — “China wants to be a leader on the world stage, but when it comes to the death penalty it is leading in the worst possible way - executing more people annually than any other country in the world,” said Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International in their recent report that called China the ‘world’s biggest executioner.’

Last Updated on Friday, 14 April 2017 17:37
 
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First Tibet, Hong Kong and Taiwan conference on democracy convened

Taipei, Taiwan — For the first time, a roundtable conference brought together 30 prominent Tibetan, Hong Konger and Taiwanese leaders and activists to ally themselves in a movement for freedom, democracy and self-determination.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 April 2017 13:53
 

Pink hearts cannot conceal repression in Tibet propaganda, says HRW

Pink hearts cannot conceal repression in Tibet propaganda, says HRW

New York— Campaigns for Tibetans' hearts...

Chinese puppets call on Japan to properly handle "Tibet-related issues"

Chinese puppets call on Japan to properly handle

Tokyo — A group of the Chinese Communist...

Tibetans confront authorities in battle over water rights, injuring 40

Tibetans confront authorities in battle over water rights, injuring 40

Dharamshala — Protests in northeastern T...

Beijing limiting freedoms, prohibits observance of holy month in Tibet

Beijing limiting freedoms, prohibits observance of holy month in Tibet

Dharamshala — Sources in Tibet have repo...

Tibetan monk dies after self-Immolation to protest China's rule in Tibet

Tibetan monk dies after self-Immolation to protest China's rule in Tibet

Dharamshala — A Tibetan monk reportedly ...

CCP now compelling polygraph test to unite 'anti-separatist work'

CCP now compelling polygraph test to unite 'anti-separatist work'

Dharamshala — Officials in eastern Tibet...

Tibetan self-immolation survivor freed after 5 years in prison

Tibetan self-immolation survivor freed after 5 years in prison

Dharamshala — A Tibetan who survived a s...

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