Spain amends law to abolish court’s universal justice power

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(, Mar14, 2014) – As in the lower house in Feb 2014, an amendment of the law to severely curtail the power of the judiciary to try crimes against humanity cases no matter where they are committed was passed by the Spanish Senate on Mar 12 with votes only of […]

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Spanish socialists to appeal constitutional validity of curtailing court’s universal justice power

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(, Mar09, 2014) – The ruling conservative Popular Party may have got the law it seeks under intense pressure from China to annul the ongoing two Tibet genocide lawsuits being heard by the country’s National Court after it fast-tracked the legislative procedure for the purpose. However, the opposition Socialist Party […]

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US Report: Rights violation in Tibet severe throughout 2013

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(, Mar02, 2014) – The US State Department said Feb 27 that Chinese repression in Tibet was severe throughout 2013, six days after President Barack Obama welcomed Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in the White House. The finding is contained in a special Tibet section of the department’s […]

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China criticizes US appointment of Tibet coordinator

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(, Feb25, 2014) – China said Feb 24 that it will never recognize the appointment of Dr Sarah Sewall as the new US coordinator for Tibetan issues. Her appointment to this post came with her appointment as the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights. “We have never […]

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Penguin India releases first non-fiction by a Tibetan poet

May 20, 2014 1:12 pm0 comments

(, Sep11, 2013) Penguin India on Sep 9 launched in New Delhi a book by an exile Tibetan writer in English, Ms Tsering Wangmo Dhompa. The book, “A Home in Tibet”, tells the writer’s personal story; it is also a tribute to her mother and homeland. Tsering has previously written […]

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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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