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Seven more arrests in Tibetan Capital, “No religious freedom in Tibet”

Dharamshala: Unnamed for fear of persecution, a source from inside Tibet said that there is no religious freedom in Tibet and provided the following account of arrests on 9 June that attests to that fact. The situation in Tibet is tense at the beginning of the Tibetan religious festival, thousands of Chinese armed military personnel were deployed to every corner of Lhasa and Jokhang temple was closed on 7 June. Last Updated on Thursday, 11 June 2009 16:01
 
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Empty monasteries and empty fields; evidence of Tibetan resistance

Dharamshala: A resource from Tibet, across eastern Tibet fields are left abandoned as a form of peaceful protest against the Chinese brutal crackdown. In Nguldharuwa village in Jodha County unplanned fields have lead to unwarranted violence against villagers as Chinese authorities force local Tibetans to till their fields. Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 June 2009 15:31

 
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Chinese violence on holy day in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet: 6 arrested

Dharamshala: A resource from Tibet said, a Tibetan religious festival (Sagadawa) was celebrated in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet on 7th June,  on this day Lord Buddha Sakyamuni was born, reached enlightenment, and died.  On this day of 2009  His Holiness the Dalai Lama receive citizenship to  the French capital Paris, yet another coincidence that proved to much to take for Chinese security forces.  Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2009 13:35

 
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Tibetans in Jodha county, eastern Tibet continue to refuse to plant crops

Dharamshala: The people of Jodha county in Chamdo, eastern Tibet still refuse to plant crops, preferring instead to go hungry as a form of peaceful demonstration against violence enacted by the Chinese throughout Tibet since March of 2008. On the 30 of May 60 trucks carrying Chinese soldiers arrived in Jodha county, soldiers conducted a lottery and determined that Nguldharuwa village in Trankang region would be responsible for planting crops. Monks and old people from nearby monasteries and villages attempted to broker a peace, but Chinese police forces persecuted the holy men also. Last Updated on Monday, 08 June 2009 22:47

 
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China's luxurious structures for the sole benefit of the Chinese in Tibet: Jampa Tashi

Dharamshala: Jampa Tashi is an ex-political prisoner of 12 years and a member of the Gu-Chu-Sum Ex-Political Prisoners' Association in Dharamsala, India. "I was born in the Kham region of Tibet. I was a farmer and had no access to educational opportunities. This motivated me to become involved in political issues. Before that time I had no idea that a world existed outside of Tibet. I only looked after sheep and cows. In either 1986 or 1987, when I was 17 years old, I joined a Monastery in eastern Tibet. The facility had been destroyed by the Chinese government; the 25 monks lived in small houses instead. Last Updated on Friday, 05 June 2009 10:23
 
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A wounded Tibetan appealing to world media; tears for the unbearable suffering endured by the Tibetan people

Dharamsala: The Department of Information and International Relations, Tibetan government in exile, organized a press conference today featuring 4 newly-arrived Tibetan refugees who partook in the March 2008 peaceful protests in Karze county, eastern Tibet. About 30 representatives of the international press were present. Tsewang Dhondup shared his experiences at the conference. He joined the 24 March 2008 peaceful protests against the Chinese government because he was unable to accept China’s claim of having liberated Tibet or its efforts to indoctrinate Tibetans, including young children, to denounce His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  “During the Cultural Revolution period, my grandfather Dampa was arrested and detained for 8 months on the charge of displaying a photograph of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in his home. Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2009 19:31

 

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