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Tibet’s Tense New Reality

Jokhang, the holiest place for the Buddhist in Lhasa City, is under constant surveillance

  Checkpoints with fire extinguishers, pincer-wielding police officers, and spies disguised as monks—welcome to daily life in Lhasa. Anastasia Corell The Atlantic Dec 13 2013 From nearly any point in Lhasa, capital of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, you can see at least two police checkpoints. At each one, police officers …

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Canadian MPs meet with His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Representative

Conservative MP David Sweet sits with His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s new representative for North America, Kaydor Aukatsang, before a meeting about Tibet on Parliament Hill Dec. 4, 2013. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

  DHARAMSHALA: Canadian MPs met with His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s new representative for North America, Mr Kaydor Aukatsang, on Parliament Hill on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing repression in Tibet, Epoch Times reported. Speaking about the meeting in the House of Commons in the afternoon, Conservative MP David Sweet …

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International Relations’ Kalon Testifies before Italian Senate

Kalon Dicki Chhoyang of the Central Tibetan Administration before the Italian Senate’s Extraordinary Commission for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in Rome on 5 December 2013.

  DHARAMSHALA: Kalon Dicki Chhoyang of the Department of Information and International Relations, Central Tibetan Administration, today testified before the Italian Senate’s Extraordinary Commission for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights. Kalon Dicki Chhoyang requested the Italian Senate to urge the Chinese government to engage in dialogue with His …

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Tibet’s quiet militarization rings a loud bell across Asia

Chinese paramilitary police march during a flag raising ceremony near Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of Tibet/AP Photo.

  OMER AZIZ The Globe and Mail (Canada) Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 For the past two years, the Asia-Pacific region has been central to both the Obama administration and the Harper government’s Asia strategies. The multiplicity of states, increasing economic potential, and a general shift of power eastward have made …

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Desperation in Tibet – NYT Editorial

Tibetans keeping their spiritual leader's photo secretly

  By THE EDITORIAL BOARD The New YOrk Times November 29, 2013 On Nov. 11, Tsering Gyal, a 20-year-old Tibetan Buddhist monk, set himself on fire in China’s Qinghai Province. Mr. Gyal’s death brings the number of Tibetans who have self-immolated since 2009 to 123. Letters some have left and …

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Iceland parliamentarians urge Beijing to resume dialogues with the Dalai Lama’s representatives

Iceland’s parliament (the althing). Photograph: Brynjar Gauti/AP

  DHARAMSHALA: Denouncing the atrocities perpetrated against Tibetans in Tibet, a group of MPs from all Icelandic political parties except Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson’s Progressive Party have submitted a parliamentary resolution encouraging the Chinese government to resume peace talks with His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s representatives, ruv.is and Iceland …

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