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Tibetan monk makes appeal for niece

A Tibetan monk living in Australia is appealing for help in the search for his niece, who has been missing in his homeland for nearly a month. Geshe Sonam Thargye told SBS World News his niece, a nun, went missing…


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Fear and loathing in a devout land

A flower-adorned billboard outside Lhasa’s Potala Palace to celebrate the Beijing Olympics masks the troubled aftermath of anti-China protests held earlier this year. Photo: AP Mary-Anne Toy in Gansu | TASHI, 10, is bent over a low wooden table, writing…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 20 Jun 2008

18 June 2008: Karze (Ch: Ganzi) County, Karze “TAP”, Kham (incorporated into Chinese province of Sichuan) – Two nuns severely beaten and arrested for staging a peaceful protest Shitso, age 26, and Dhungtso, age around 20, both nuns from Gewa…


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Documentary, Tibet’s Cry For Freedom

The Tibet Project is the journey behind an independently produced documentary about Tibet. A broadcast version of the documentary, Tibet’s Cry For Freedom, Directed and Produced by Lara Damiani, is now ready and interest is being shown by broadcasters worldwide….


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China confirms one-day torch relay in Tibet

BEIJING (AFP): The Olympic torch will travel to Tibet this Saturday but only for a day, the organising committee behind the Beijing Games said, citing “adjustments” due to last month’s earthquake. “After the Sichuan earthquake on May 12, the Beijing…