User: norgay Topic: Tibet
Category: Human Rights
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Tibetans celebrate 29th year of Nobel peace prize conferment 10.12.2018
Tibetans in Dharamshala braved the dipping temperature to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the conferment of Nobel Peace Prize upon His Holiness the Dalai Lama in
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Bill promoting access to Tibet gets support from US State Department 6.12.2018
A bill that promotes access for United States’ politicians and members of the civil society has received the support of one of the country’s key organs that represents the cou
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German human rights commissioner to visit Tibet after years of prohibition 5.12.2018
After years of ban on international governments and civil society representatives to visit occupied Tibet, a German official for human rights is set to visit the region on Wednes
Remembering The Indomitable Palden Gyatso (1933-2018): By Bhuchung D Sonam 30.11.2018
In the summer of 2005, the Indian writer Pankaj Mishra and a few of us went to see monk Palden Gyatso at his room near Kirti Monastery in Dharamsala. Pankaj was writing a piece on Tibet for th
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TCHRD launches a Tibetan website on the UDHR's 30th year in Tibetan 30.11.2018
The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy organized a public event at hotel Tibet, Dharamshala this morning to mark the 30th year since the sentencing of the “Group of Ten” Drepung monks for translating, printing and distributing Universal Declaration of Hu
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Former Political Prisoner Palden Gyatso dies 30.11.2018
Former political prisoner and well known spokesperson for torture practices by China in occupied Tibet, Palden Gyatso, is in poor health. The 87 year old Tibetan monk breath
China exporting mass surveillance tech perfected in Tibet, Xinjiang 28.11.2018
As panelists from international tech giants at the 7th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights discussed incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI) in technologies to improve and
Former political prisoner Palden Gyatso in frail health 15.11.2018
Former Tibetan political prisoner and well known spokesperson for torture practices by China in occupied Tibet, Palden Gyatso, is in poor health. The 85 year old Tibetan monk, curren
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Nepal applauds China at UPR for its work in Tibet 9.11.2018
While it is definitely disappointing for Tibetans, it didn’t come as a surprise per se. Nepal, since the abolition of its Monarchy in 2008 has been consistently absorbed by China’s power, wor
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The Tibet strand of the US midterm election 8.11.2018
The recent US midterm election saw the Democrats winning the house of representatives after eight years but failing to dismantle the Republican’s stronghold in the Sena
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UN says it must respect the “sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity” of China 7.11.2018
In the wake of the 3rd Cycle of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the People’s Republic of China held on November 6, it came as a disappointment to many civil groups after UN removed
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CTA holds forum to expose grim human rights scene ahead of China’s UN review 5.11.2018
The Central Tibetan Administration’s information and international relations wing held a forum at Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday ahead of China’s third human rights situation review by the
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China forcing Tibetan monastics to act as propagandists for the party 3.11.2018
Tibetan monks and nuns are being forced to act as propagandists for the Chinese government and the ruling communist party in occupied Tibet, a leading rights group said
Around 35 TYC activists detained after protests against Chinese delegation in Delhi 23.10.2018
Activists from the largest Tibetan NGO of the exile diaspora today came out in numbers to protest a visiting Chinese delegation led by China’s Minister of Public Security
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Tibetans, Mongolians, Uyghurs protest China at ASEM summit in Brussels 19.10.2018
Tibetan, Southern Mongolian and Uyghur protestors gathered in numbers on the opening day of the 12th ASEM (Asian and European Meeting) on Wednesday in Bru
Repression on multiple fronts in Tibet, says report by US Commission on China 11.10.2018
The 2018 report of a United State’s independent agency, the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), published Wednesday, said there is a growing repression on multiple fronts in Tibet. The report shows deteriorating freedom of religio
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Retention of the two-phase election a victory to Tibetan people’s voice: TCHRD 5.10.2018
Lauding the decision of the Tibetan parliament to retain the two-phase election system of the exile Tibetan government, a prominent Dharamshala based rights group said that the development is a v
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Former political prisoner dies of torture-related injuries, rights group demand probe 2.10.2018
Shonu Palden, 41, died on the way to the hospital September 30, after prolonged treatment for torture-related injuries in Machu County, Kanlho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province, in
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Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act passed in US House of Representatives 26.9.2018
The bill that promotes access to Tibet for U.S. officials, journalists, and average citizens was approved by the United States House of Representatives on Tuesday in Washingto
Three monks from Ngaba held incommunicado after separate solo protests 25.9.2018
Three monks from the Ngaba monastery in the restive region by the same name in eastern Tibet’s Ngaba county, Sichuan Province, have been detained by Chinese police in separate incid
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