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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 12 April 2008

8 April 2008: Tibetans being forced to return home from Lhasa Around 40 Tibetans who were in Lhasa for reasons such as pilgrimage and business have been turned back by the concerned office (under Chinese Government) to their hometowns in…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 11 April 2008

11 April 2008: Tight restrictions continue in Lhasa. Tight restrictions continue to be imposed in Lhasa, including in monasteries such as Tsuglag-khang (Jokhang) temple. All monks remain detained within their monastery compounds. Lay people are not being allowed to visit…


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tibet.net website hacked

New Delhi: The official website of the Tibetan government-in-exile in India crashed on Friday 11 April due to hackers. Tibet.net, built eight years ago is the online platform of the exile Tibetan government’s press releases, and official news reports. Tibetan…


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Public opinion on Tibet important – Rudd

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says the world has to be mindful of public opinion on the issue of Tibet. Mr Rudd said that as well as his public remarks on the issue, he had spent a lot of time in…


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China sticks to its guns as Rudd carries torch for Tibet

China has ignored Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s appeal to address human-rights abuses in Tibet, responding with a warning to foreign governments to keep out of its internal affairs. Mr Rudd raised Tibet and the Olympics during a meeting with Chinese…