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Press Release from the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

As the countdown for the Opening of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games began, the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, on 28th July, 2008, sent request letters to the head of the States, participating in the Opening; their Excellencies the President of United States, the…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 28 July 2008

5, 6, 15 July 2008: Serthar (Ch: Seda) County, Karze (Ch: Ganzi) “TAP” (incorporated into the Chinese province of Sichuan) – Three people arbitrarily arrested for their involvement in March protests The county’s concerned Chinese authorities arrested Lhagyal from Gochok…


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Tibet faces monastery purge

Tibetan monks from an Indian monastery attend a gong music festival in Spain. Photo: Reuters CHINA is planning a sweeping purge of Tibetan monasteries, including banning all worship at those it deems to be centres of subversion. Monks with “attitude…


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China pressuring Nepal over Tibet: rights group

A Nepali policeman tries to hit fleeing Tibetan monks during a crackdown in Kathmandu in March. (Liam Cochrane) ABC Radio Australia: China has rejected accusations that it has put pressure on authorities in Nepal to use excessive force and arbitrary…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 21 July 2008

10 July 2008: Ngaba (Ch: Aba) County, Ngaba “TAP”, Amdo (incorporated into the Chinese province of Sichuan) – Three given arbitrary sentences On around 10 July, three people, who allegedly participated in a protest held in Ngaba county on 16…