Saturday, June 24 2017

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Tibet, Taiwan and China – A Complex Nexus

Recent developments in cross-strait relations raise interesting questions for Tibet’s leadership in exile. November 24, 2015: The historic meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou is relevant to the Tibet issue in many ways. In 1979, when the post-Mao Chinese leadership decided to “solve old problems,” …

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Pelosi, Congressional Delegation Conclude Visit to China and Tibet

CAPTION: Leader Pelosi and Members of the Congressional Delegation in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa during their historic visit to Tibet earlier this week. Photo/Leader Nancy Pelosi’s Office PRESS RELEASE: November 13, 2015 Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George 202-226-7616 Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today issued …

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Tibet’s Plea: Fix the Roof of the World Before It’s Too Late

Tibet is the world’s highest and largest plateau.’ Photograph: Purbu Zhaxi/Xinhua Press/Corbis Dr. Lobsang Sangay, published on The Guardian, November 12 2015 The roof of the world. That is what Tibet has long been known as. The phrase conjures up images of summits, with their mountain peaks, glaciers, permafrost and …

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Congressional-Executive Committee on China Announce Release of 2015 Annual Report

Congressional-Executive Commission on China www.cecc.gov CECC Contact:  202-226-3777 October 8, 2015 The CECC Chairs see a disturbing deterioration in human rights and rule of law conditions that pose a direct challenge to U.S. national interests and U.S.-China relations.  In the report’s recommendations, the Chairs identify a need for a top-down …

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Leader Pelosi Leads Congressional Delegation to China

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George 202-226-7616 November 5, 2015 Pelosi Leads Congressional Delegation to China Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is leading a Congressional delegation trip to China, departing today and focusing on economic growth, national security and cyber security issues, human rights and the importance of bold action …

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We Are Deeply Saddened by Melissa Mathison’s passing

We are deeply saddened by the news of Melissa Mathison’s passing. Melissa was a close of friend of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan people. She wrote the screenplay for Martin Scorsese’s 1997 film Kundun. Melissa was also on the board of the International Campaign for Tibet since …

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Tibet Corps Service Opportunity

Tibet Corps invites Tibetan professionals and students residing in North America to contribute their expertise at Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala, India. A monthly stipend and housing will be provided by TibetCorps. The Office of Tibet will try to help acquire funds to cover the entire or portion of the round-trip airfare to …

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