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The Art of Nonviolence: Winning China Over to Tibet’s Story

  Thubten Samphel, Tibet Policy Institute March 13, 2012 With the possible exception of the island nation of Taiwan, never in its more than 5,000 years of history has China’s imperial throne met a match like that of Tibet. The Mongols, on whose mighty imperial enterprise communist China lays its …

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Losing Tibet Forever

Beijing has only a narrow window of opportunity to convince Tibetans they have a stake in China. By Thupten Jinpa The Wall Street Journal | Opinion Asia March 8, 2012 This year’s anniversary of the Mar. 10, 1959 uprising in Tibet and the escape into exile of the Dalai Lama …

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Memorandum on the Call for an EU Special Coordinator for Tibetan Affairs

by Kelsang Gyaltsen, Envoy of H. H. the Dalai Lama, February 2012 The Tibetan struggle: A case of exemplary non-violent struggle for freedom For over five decades, under the leadership of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan freedom struggle has remained strictly non-violent.  After the devolution of his political …

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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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