Italian city hosts conference on Tibet tragedy

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(, Jul09, 2013) – An international conference on “scenarios and perspectives for the future of Tibet” was held Jul 5 in the Italian city of Turin. The speakers included Mr Valerio Cattaneo, chairman of the Board of the Piedmont Region, and Mr Penpa Tsering, Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament in […]

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India-wide Tibet campaign group discusses 2013 plans

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(, Apr11, 2013) – Bharat Tibbat Sahyog Manch (BTSM), a nationwide group in India campaigning for Tibet, held its national executive meeting in New Delhi on April 9. Ninety-five executive members representing BTSM units in 19 states took part in the meeting to review and reinvigorate the functioning of the […]

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European Parliament conference to discuss Tibet tragedy

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(, Apr09, 2013) – A conference on Tibet is to be held at the European Parliament in Brussels on Apr 10 with focus on issues concerned with the ongoing spate of self-immolation protests in Chinese ruled Tibet. The conference is being hosted by MEPs belonging to the Alliance of Liberals […]

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Tibetan representative in Europe meets with senior US official in Paris

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(, Oct22, 2012) The exile Tibetan administration’s Special Representative to Europe Mr Kelsang Gyaltsen on Oct 19 met with the US Under Secretary Ms Mario Otero who is also the US State Department’s Special Coordinator for Tibetan issues. The meeting took place in Paris, with the two being joined by […]

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Three Tibetan protesters held as China’s Defence minister visits India

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(, Sep04, 2012) Police in the Indian capital New Delhi arrested on Sep 2 afternoon three Tibetan youths who tried to stage a protest outside the Chinese embassy as China’s Defence Minister Mr Liang Guanglie arrived in Mumbai for a five-day official visit to the country. The activists of the […]

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Exile administration concerned by misuse of Tibet photo in Myanmar conflict coverage

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(, Aug16, 2012) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamsala has on Aug 14 expressed deep disturbance over the fact that a photo of Tibetan monks were being misused in a section of the online media in the news coverage of the recent violence in Myanmar involving Buddhist citizens and […]

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Tibet a core issue for China with the world

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(, Aug14, 2012) With preserving sovereignty over Tibet as one of its most fundamental ‘core interests’ – on a par with its commitment to defending its claimed sovereignty over Taiwan – China views Tibet among the most sensitive issues in its relations with the US and other countries, according to […]

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Mongolia enthrones its spiritual head

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(, Dec07, 2011) Mongolia has in Oct 2011 enthroned its equivalent of the Dalai Lama of Tibet, although now with only spiritual authority. He was presented with the ancient and traditional golden seal of religion and confirmation papers as the 9th Bogd Jebttsundamba Khutughtus, said a commentary by Chris Devonshire-Ellis […]

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Monks complete cross-India march for Tibet

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(, Sep29, 2011) Eleven monks of Gaden Jhangtse monastery at the Tibetan settlement of Mundgod, south India, completed at Dharamsala on Sep 23 a 20-day march from the city of Pune. They passed through six major Indian cities, in each of which they staged hunger-strikes to highlight the tragic human […]

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China promises more aid to Nepal, assured check on Tibetans

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(, Aug18, 2011) With Tibet high on agenda and reportedly invited by Nepal’s government, a delegation of 60 Chinese leaders led by Politburo Standing Committee member Mr Zhou Yongkang landed on Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Aug 16. At least five ministers, security experts and top officials assigned to look after […]

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