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‘Tibetans must have a say on developments projects in their country’

The president of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Lobsang SangayThe president of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, on Friday said the international community must ensure that Tibetans have a say on any development project undertaken in the ecologically fragile plateau, which is also known as ‘water tower’ of Asia.

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12 Regions of China: The Tibetan Plateau

Image Credit: John LeeThe “roof of the world” spans not only the Tibetan Autonomous Region but parts of Qinghai, Sichuan, and Yunnan.

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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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No holds barred: Canada attacks Israeli wines while exploiting occupied Tibet

Tibetan activist Lhakpa Tsering poses with monk Thubten Wangchen upon arriving at the House of Tibet in Barcelona in 2010. Photo: ReutersLast week, the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), a crown corporation with monopoly rights to the sale of alcohol in Ontario, sent a letter to all of its vendors forbidding them to sell wines from two leading Israeli vintners, the Psagot and Shilo Wineries.

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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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China Tests New Tank in Tibet

Image Credit: China Defense BlogA new Chinese light main battle tank has purportedly been tested on the Tibetan Plateau.

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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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Congressman calls for new US policy on Tibet, urging US to raise Human rights

Congressman Jim McGovern addressing Tibetans and supporters in Dharamshala, India. Photo: Outlook TibetWashington DC — Congressman Jim McGovern is calling for a new U.S. policy on Tibet, saying “the status quo isn’t working” and urging U.S. businesses to raise the issue of human rights in Tibet with Chinese business partners.

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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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Buddhist monk dies after self-Immolation to protest China's rule in Tibet

Undated image of Jamyang Losel, a monk who self-Immolated in protest of Chinese rule in Tibet. Photo: TPIA Tibetan monk reportedly died after setting himself ablaze in Chengtsa County of North-eastern Tibet on Thursday, demanding the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama from exile and protesting against Chinese rule over the Himalayan nation.

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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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President of Tibet in New Zealand to drum up support for 'Middle Way' with China

President of Tibet, Dr Lobsang Sangay in Dharamshala, India. Photo: TPIDr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration, photographed at NZME on Monday. 01 May 2017. New Zealand Herald photograph by Nick Reed.

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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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China plans world’s biggest national park on Tibetan plateau

Yak and sheep graze on the Tibetan plateau in Qinghai province. Photo: AFPSurvey to help draw boundary of 2.5 million sq km park scheduled for this summer.

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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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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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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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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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