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Tibet torch relay reckless: Human Rights Watch says

New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Lhasa, which will host the torch on Saturday, remains under a security and media lockdown after protests against Chinese rule in March. “The situation in Lhasa is anything but normal,” Sophie Richardson, HRW’s…


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Kalon Tripa Speaks on the Future Prospects for Tibet

Kalon Tripa Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche delivers a keynote address on the ‘Future Prospects for Tibet’ at the India International Centre in New Delhi on Monday, 16 June 2008/Photo: Tenzin Dasel, Phayul Online Website Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche, head of the…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 16 Jun 2008

20 May 2008: Lhasa – A girl shot dead for trying to meet her brother (a monk) at Tsuklakhang temple An unidentified Tibetan girl, who came from a village, was shot dead using a silencer gun by the People’s Armed…


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His Holiness meets Chinese People, Wraps Up Australian Visit

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama One of the highlights of His Holiness’s five-day visit to Australia was the Sunday meeting of some 300 Chinese people which included former officials from the Chinese embassy in Australia. The meeting was coordinated…


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Dalai Lama warns of inner ugliness

THE Dalai Lama captivated thousands in Sydney with his preachings on vanity, birth control and the imperative of truth and conviction as necessary means to stem global violence. His holiness joked and laughed about the modern-day habits of the western…