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Popular Tibetan Writer Barred from Receiving Award

  Voice of America | 01 March 2012 In a Skype interview, Tsering Woeser told VOA Tibetan that the Chinese police barred her from attending a low-key private ceremony where she was to receive the 2011 Prince Claus Fund award, presented annually to individuals, groups and organizations for their outstanding …

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Increased Religious Repression Forces Monks to Flee, Monasteries to Close

  Tibetan Center for Human Rights & Democracy February 29, 2012 Beginning October 2011, the ‘work teams’ instituted by the Chinese authorities have launched campaigns such as ‘Nine Must-Haves’ and ‘Harmonious Model Monastery’ inTibet. Monks and nuns are arrested for not complying with the restrictive activities organized by the work …

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Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay to receive Gold Medal

LONDON, 29 February: Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay will receive the Gold Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Public Discourse from the College Historical Society (CHS) of Trinity College, Dublin. Trinity College is the most prestigious university in Ireland and regarded as a sister college of Oxford and Cambridge in the …

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Tibetans Burn Selves for Freedom – by Ming Xia

  By Ming Xia | The Diplomat | February 7, 2012 News today that three Tibetan herders may have set themselves alight highlights the increasing frequency with which Tibetans (usually monks or nuns) have been turning to self-immolation, bringing to 19 the total that have done so in the past year. …

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Three Tibetans Self-Immolate

  Radio Free Asia, 04 February 2012 The fiery protests come as Chinese authorities widen crackdown. Three Tibetans have set themselves on fire in the troubled county of Serthar (in Chinese, Seda) in China’s Sichuan province, the latest in a series of self-immolations against Chinese rule, sources said Saturday. News …

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World Parliamentarians call for UN Fact-finding Mission to Tibet

  DHARAMSHALA: Expressing its deep concern over the reports of killing of Tibetans by the Chinese security forces in northeastern Tibet and the lockdown of Tibet, the International Parliamentarians has called for a UN-led fact-finding mission to observe the situation in Tibet. In a statement on 31 January, International Network …

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Interview: The Dalai Lama – by Anirudh Mathur

  By Anirudh Mathur |27 January 2012 The Dalai Lama spoke to Anirudh Mathur about Chinese protests, the future of the Tibetan movement, the stagnancy of capitalism, and his amazing vitality. The full interview can be found in Outlook Magazine,India: A Bodhissatva is an enlightened being; one who has postponed …

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