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Everyday Heroes: Kusho Pedor la from New York City

Photo/ Lhasa on the Hudson

[ There are amongst us those that toil away for the good of the community, but often away from the limelight and without much recognition. You won’t see these individuals much on the stage, in front of the camera, or on social networking sites. Yet, their work and service speak …

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Tibet, Taiwan and China – A Complex Nexus

A pro-Tibet rally in Taipei

Image Credit: REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

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

Congressional Delegation to Tibet 2015 November

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

Himalayas

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 the nomads who live on the land. But a roof is also symbolic …

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

Congressional Executive Committee on China

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 the news of Melissa Mathison’s passing

Melissa Matthison

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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