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China sentences ten Tibetans to varying prison terms in Tibet

Dharamshala — A Chinese court on 06 December 2016 in Barkham, Ngaba region of north-eastern Tibet reportedly sentenced six Tibetans to varying prison sentences, for peaceful protest against Chinese repressive rule in Tibet.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 13:37
 
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Tibetan woman freed from prison in poor health after 3yr sentence

Dharamshala — A Tibetan woman jailed in Sichuan Province for allegedly attempting to rescue a self-immolation protester from police has reportedly been released in poor health after serving a three-year term, sources say.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 15:13
 
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Travel restrictions tightened for Tibetans before Kalachakra

Dharamshala — In anticipation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Kalachakra Initiation in Bodh Gaya, India, the Chinese authorities have apparently tightened controls on Tibetans, in some areas going from house to house to confiscate people’s passports.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 15:11
 
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China cancels annual Larung Gar Festival as demolition continues

Dharamshala — Authorities overseeing the destruction of Larung Gar Buddhist Academy have apparently canceled an annual religious assembly, forbidding public gatherings and leaving the center’s remaining monks and nuns to pray privately in their rooms, according to several sources.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 December 2016 19:22
 
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Two women stage protest in Tibet, call for "long life of the Dalai Lama"

Dharamshala — Holding up portraits of spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, two young Tibetan women staged a protest in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) town on November 15, 2016, against Chinese repressive rule in Tibet.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 November 2016 11:57
 
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China’s new cybersecurity laws could have chilling effect on Tibet

London — The Chinese government is to further restrict Internet use by adopting a new law that may have serious consequences for Tibetans who try to communicate with the outside world.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 November 2016 12:37
 

Sikyong Inaugurates First Tibetan 'Women’s Empowerment Conference'

Sikyong Inaugurates First Tibetan 'Women’s Empowerment Conference'

Dharamshala — The political leader of Ti...

Niece of late Tibetan monk meets German Human Rights Commissioner

Niece of late Tibetan monk meets German Human Rights Commissioner

Berlin — Nyima Lhamo, niece of respected...

Tibetan leader lays foundation stone of new ethics center in Hyderabad

Tibetan leader lays foundation stone of new ethics center in Hyderabad

Hyderabad — “The Center is named after t...

'Thank you for protecting me since 1959: His Holiness to Indian police

'Thank you for protecting me since 1959: His Holiness to Indian police

Hyderabad    “And I’d like to e...

Don't let China interfere with US academic freedom: Advocacy group

Don't let China interfere with US academic freedom:  Advocacy group

Washington, DC — The International Campa...

Cyclists demonstrate in Taiwan ahead of the 60th Tibet uprising day

Cyclists demonstrate in Taiwan ahead of the 60th Tibet uprising day

Taipei, Taiwan — Cyclists flying the nat...

China objects to Tibetan PM's presence at US Ambassador's dinner

China objects to Tibetan PM's presence at US Ambassador's dinner

Dharamshala — Following a dinner hosted ...

Tibetan govt to highlight the the human rights violations in Tibet at UN

Tibetan govt to highlight the the human rights violations in Tibet at UN

Geneva — Officials said the Central Tibe...