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  • US senator slams Chinese paper for ‘threatening’ Indian-origin

    By PTI, DNA, A top US senator has slammed a Chinese newspaper for “threatening” a University in California and its Indian-origin chancellor for hosting the Dalai Lama. The Tibetan spiritual leader delivered the commencement address at University California, San Diego on June 17. “I find it unconscionable that a reporter for the Global Times, a […]

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  • Trump urged to appoint special coordinator for Tibet

    By PTI, DNA, More than 35 US Congressmen have urged President Donald Trump to appoint a special coordinator for Tibet, a post that has been laying vacant for long. “As members of the United States Congress, we write to urge you to appoint the position of Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues at the US Department […]

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  • In China’s far west the ‘perfect police state’ is emerging

    Read the original story here. The Guardian, 23 June 2017 It was Friday, the Islamic day of assembly, but outside Kashgar’s Id Kah mosque on Liberation Avenue it was the growl of diesel engines that filled the air not a muezzin’s wistful cry. One by one armoured personnel carriers, some with machine guns poking from […]

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  • Chushi Gangdrug Begins 21st National Conference in Delhi

    The 3-day gathering of Dhokham Chushi Gangdrug’s 21st National Conference and 47th General Body Meeting was inaugurated by Tulku Urgyen Topgyal at the Samyeling Tibetan Colony, Majnu ka Tilla in Delhi on June 22, 2017. Delegates from 25 chapters and around 13 members of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile belonging to the traditional Kham province of […]

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  • Decades After Fleeing Tibet, Refugees Still Have Limits on Rights in India

    Event organizer Lobsang Wangyal has to travel overseas often, but as a Tibetan refugee born in India, he did not have a passport and sometimes had to wait days to get the mandatory permits every time he went abroad. So Wangyal, whose parents fled Tibet as teenagers, went to court to demand his right to […]

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  • European Union Fails to Question China at the UN Human Rights Council Session

    Dharamshala: For the first time in a decade the European Union failed to express its concern over human right violations in China, including Tibet, at the ongoing 35th session of UN Human Rights Council. EU’s proposed statement on China failed to win the necessary agreement from all the 28 EU states. On Sunday the 11th of […]

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