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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Concludes Teachings in Sarnath

  Sarnath, Varanasi, India 10 January 2013–The weather was milder and the sky was blue for the first time in the morning since he arrived in Sarnath, as His Holiness the Dalai Lama made his way early to the teaching pavilion. He spent an hour performing the preparatory rites for …

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UN Urges China to Urgently Address Longstanding Grievances of Tibetans

  GENEVA (2 November 2012) – United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Friday urged Chinese authorities to promptly address the longstanding grievances that have led to an alarming escalation in desperate forms of protest, including self-immolations, in Tibetan areas. The UN human rights chief said she …

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China powerless to prevent rising tide of Tibetan self-immolations

  By Simon Denyer The Washington Post October 30, 2012 NEW DELHI — As China’s Communist Party prepares for its leadership transition, a wave of self-immolations has spread and accelerated across Tibet, in the most sustained protests against Beijing’s rule there in five decades. Most of those who have set …

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Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay wraps up successful US visit

October 20, 2012 BOSTON: Sikyong Lobsang Sangay visited North America from 6 to 19 October. He arrived at Logan Airport, Boston on 6 October, where the members of Tibetan Association of Boston warmly received him. On invitation from the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Sikyong delivered a talk titled “Tibet …

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Tibet again off-limits to foreign tourists

  By Michelle Baran www.travelweekly.com September 13, 2012 China has once again stopped issuing travel permits for foreign visitors to Tibet, according to several tour operators. “Right now, China is not allowing anybody in,” said Will Weber, co-founder and co-director of Journeys International, which has been bringing travelers to Tibet …

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