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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…


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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…