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Tibetan youth sets himself on fire to protest against the China's rule in Tibet

A 24-year old Tibetan man named Pema Gyaltsen self-immolated in Karze, Kham, eastern Tibet. Photo: TPIIn reports coming out of Tibet, a young Tibetan man set himself on fire Saturday in the Kham region of eastern Tibet in continued protest against China's occupation of Tibet.

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All the Buddhist countries should learn from Japan and support the issue of Tibet: Sikyong

Dr Lobsang Sangay having interactive conversation with Ms Yoshiko Sakurai, a veteran journalist and head of think tank, Japan Institute of National Fundamentals. Photo: Office of Tibet in TokyoTokyo, Japan — Tibetan political leader Dr Lobsang Sangay says "All the Buddhist countries should learn from how Japan has created space to support the issue of Tibet."

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Chinese surveillance grid to permanently monitor Tibetans

Human Rights Watch terms it Since 1958, when Tibetan-inhabited areas erupted in armed revolt against Chinese repressive rule,

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Tibet-China relationship explored in presentations

National Geographic writer and University of Wyoming writer-in-residence Mark JenkinsNational Geographic writer and University of Wyoming writer-in-residence Mark Jenkins will present a talk titled "Tea Trade, and Tyranny: Tibet and China over Time," on March 4.

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HRW report: Villagers in Tibet under intensive government surveillance

A surveillance camera near Potala Palace in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. (file photo)Dharamshala — An intensive government surveillance program that was due to end in 2014 appears to have been extended indefinitely, a move that Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said "signals authorities' intention to suppress any signs of dissent or criticism among Tibetans".

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2,000 Tibetans from Tibet attend Kalchakra teachings in Bodhgaya

Kalachakra teachings by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, in Bodhgaya, Bihar State of India. Photo: FileBodhgaya - The ongoing 34th Kalchakra initiation has a distinct element of resistance against Chinese occupation of Tibet.

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China seeks hearts and minds with Tibetan resettlements

China rejects criticism that it has repressed Tibetan religious freedom and culture (Reuters photo)It’s a positive image China wants the world to see, one aspect of a controversial programme to resettle into permanent homes Tibetan herders who have wandered these parts for centuries.

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Commentary: How China misjudged the mood in Tibet

Tibetan Buddhist believers pray at Ramoche Temple in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, May 7, 2016. Photo: XinhuaIn 1979, Beijing agreed to allow the Dalai Lama to send a series of small delegations to Tibet.

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The golden urn: The Economist

The golden urn. Photo: The EconomistEven China accepts that only the Dalai Lama can legitimise its rule in Tibet

WHEN the 13th Dalai Lama died in 1933, the body of Tibet’s spiritual leader was placed in state on a throne at the Norbulingka, his summer palace in the capital, Lhasa.

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Buying peace? Chinese money brings Tibet growth, apathy

A girl plays on a souvenir vendor's car in the regional capital of Lhasa, in China's Tibet autonomous region, on Sept. 9. | AFP-JIJITIBET, CHINA – Traditional teahouses and fashion boutiques have sprung up in Bayi, one of the liveliest districts of Lhasa, and are owned and patronized by both Tibetans and Han Chinese. But some say increasing prosperity is just Beijing buying peace.

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China’s Reckless Destruction: Dam projects harming river Brahmputra

China to build more dams on BrahmaputraNew Delhi: China is planning at least 20 large dams for the Tsangpo (Brahmaputra) and its tributaries within Tibet.

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Revisiting the “Cultural Revolution” in Tibet

Two monks with a banner lead a group of monks with a giant portrait of Mao Zedong and flags to celebrate the foundation of the so-called “Tibet Autonomous Region” on September 9, 1965. Less than a year later, the monks and nuns became the target of the wrath of violent Red Guards during the Cultural Revolution. Photo: Tibet MuseumThe ten-year-long Cultural Revolution is generally considered to have begun in China in 1966, when the Politburo of the Communist Party of China adopted Mao Zedong’s so-called May 16th Notice.[1]

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Self-Immolations. Threats From Beijing. Playing Politics With the Dalai Lama

 Video grab image of nun Palden Choetso on fire on 3 November 2011. All in a day’s work for Lobsang Sangay, the Harvard-educated prime minister of the quixotic Tibetan movement in exile.

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Outspoken Tibetan monk Jigme Guri freed after 5-year term

Outspoken Tibetan Buddhist monk Jigme Guri, also known as Labrang Jigmereleased from prison after 5-year term. Photo: TPI A respected scholar monk known as Labrang Jigme returned home Wednesday after being released two months after his five-year prison sentence expired.

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Beijing’s New Point Woman for Tibet Affairs

Sun Chunlan, head of the United Front Work Department. Photo: Media FileIn the last few years, usage of the mobile messaging app WeChat (Weixin), developed by Chinese corporation Tencent, has skyrocketed not only inside China but also around the world.

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UK Members of Parliament call for an end to demolition of Tibetan institutes

All-Party Parliamentary Groups for Tibet; Chair: Tim Loughton, Vice-Chairs: Lord Alton of Liverpool, Nic Dakin (Lab, Kate Hoey, Mark Pritchard, and Lord Steel of Aikwood. Photo: TPI/fileLondon — Members of Parliament in the UK are calling on China to halt its crackdown on Buddhist institutes in eastern Tibet and have urged the British government to raise these concerns directly.

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Overseas Publicity Strengthened to Mitigate Negative Reports on Tibet

Lobsang Gyaltsen with the President of NepalAs the mainstream foreign opinion regarding Tibet has been largely negative, China has strived to reverse this trend and win over supporters.

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s words of wisdom on the 81st birthday

Members of the local community offering His Holiness the Dalai Lama gifts during celebrations honoring his 81st birthday at Drepung Monastery in Mundgod, Karnataka, India on July 6, 2016. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL Dharamshala — On the joyous occasion of His holiness the Dalai Lama's 81st birthday, His Holiness gave out some precious pearls of wisdom addressing the listeners as His Holiness' friends and emphasising on interdependence and non-violence in the present day.

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Canada-China ties worry Tibetan Prime Minister Sangay

Lobsang Sangay, pictured in 2013, was in Ottawa Tuesday to promote his ‘middle way’ approach, seeking autonomy within a Chinese framework. (Dave Chan For The Globe and Mail)Ottawa, Canada: - The leader of Tibet’s exiled administration says he is concerned Canada’s push to boost economic ties with China could lead to investments that don’t respect Tibetan culture or spirituality.

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UK Human Rights Commission slams UK government's relationship with China


The UK government's Human Rights Commission has publicly released a report on human rights abuses in China since 2013, with one member of parliament describing the situation in Tibet as "deeply troubling" and "never been worse".

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It took barley for humans to climb the mountains of Tibet

A modern-day barley harvest at 9800 feet above sea level. (Professor Martin Jones, University of Cambridge). Photo: Washington PostWhen the first humans made their homes at high altitude, they may have had barley to thank.

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