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Chinese painter portrays Tibet self-immolators – AP

  By GILLIAN WONG Associated Press BEIJING — Beijing-based artist Liu Yi is working on a series of black-and-white portraits he knows will never be shown in a Chinese gallery. His varied subjects – men and women, young and old, smiling and pensive – have one thing in common: They …

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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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Into Tibet – Marry Kissel in the WSJ

  By MARY KISSEL THE WALL STREET JOURNAL | POLITICAL DIARY October 18, 2012 The State Department has rightly taken a beating for its mishandling of the Benghazi terrorist attack last month that killed four Americans. But as the media scrambles to cover that mess, another important—and positive—diplomatic story that’s …

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Tibet And The Pursuit Of Happiness – Analysis

By Bhavna Singh September 7, 2012 In a most unabashed mockery of the abysmal state of people in Tibet, China Central Television (CCTV) recently announced in its ‘Economic Survey list of China’s happiest cities’ that Lhasa bags this honour with highest claims. More surprisingly, this is not the first time …

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