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Forged letters, front organisations and money – How China is using soft power to influence Tibetans living abroad

Shortly after the Chinese national anthem played to a small Toronto audience, a panel took to the stage and praised China for the “support and help” it has given to Tibet.

Dharamshala — The deteriorating situation in Hong Kong sends a strong diplomatic signal to the international community that there's no future for people who worship the "one country, two systems" framework. Beijing has failed to adhere to the rule of law by denying ethno-religious minorities the rights and freedoms originally promised. Hong Kong people reacted with shock but little surprise to China's decision to bar a British activist and vocal critic of human-rights abuses in China.

Dharamshala — With a written history of more than 2000 years, Tibet had been remained an independent, sovereign State. However, The People's Republic of China (PRC) justifies its occupation by claiming that Tibet has been part of China for around 800 years. It's claim is not supported by facts.

Dharamshala, India — Tibet was considered terra incognita i.e. an unknown territory to the world for many years (Gupta, Ramachandran 2012). Donald Lopez quoted “Tibet seemed not to belong to our earth, a society left on the shelf, set in amber, preserved in the deep freeze, a land so close to the sky that the natural occupation of her people was to pray” (Oesel, 2015).

Dharamshala, India — The enough awareness have been made, and the enough campaign has been hosted all over the accessible countries of the world till now. We died and locked to seek justice.

Dharamshala, India — The isolated peace seeking country on highest altitude of world was once a place of million saints, who preached the solution of eternal happiness to the wide devoted Tibetans. A country which always stands on the peace method was now suffering tremendous under the policies of rising power country, the China.

Dharamshala, India — The Tibetan plateau is Tibet itself. So actually I didn’t know much about Tibet at first. I began my journey by getting a train from Bejing to Xining in the Qinghai province. Then I found out that Kumbum Monastery wasn’t far from it so I went there to learn more about Tibet, Liam Flag, a western tourist who recently traveled to Tibet and parts of China around last year. He recounts his experience visiting Tibet through a series of questions:-

London, UK — The way that Human Rights Watch researches Tibet has become more like its work on North Korea as Beijing has successfully moved to reduce the flow of information leaving the Himalayan country, said Sophie Richardson, the China Director for Human Rights Watch (HRW).

Bangalore — TPI Reporter Dawa Tsering has interviewed Thrinley Jigmey (3rd year tourism student at Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore) about Tibetan youth and education.