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Dalai Lama 2008 Visit Report

The Dalai Lama’s visit to Sydney last week came at a politically more significant time than any of his five previous visits to Australia- less than two months before the Beijing Olympics and following a period of unprecedented unrest across…


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Tibet Leg of Torch Relay Postponed

Chinese officials have today (Monday) announced further changes to the controversial Tibet leg of the Olympic Torch Relay. In the latest official announcement, reported in the China Daily this morning, organizers confirmed that the torch will pass through Xinjang (East…


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Amnesty wants answers on Tibet detainees

More than 1,000 protesters detained during anti-government riots in Tibet three months ago have not been accounted for, a human rights group said Wednesday. Amnesty International said a quarter of about 4,000 people detained by police during the riots in…


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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…