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Media Release from His Holiness the Dalai Lama

I am deeply saddened by the loss of many lives and many more who have been injured in the catastrophic earthquake that struck Sichuan province of China. I would like to extend my deep sympathy and heartfelt condolences to those…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 12 May 2008

7 May 2008: Ngapa (Ch: Aba) County, Ngapa “TAP”, Amdo (incorporated into Chinese province of Sichuan) – Thousands of PAP raided Labrang monastery and arrested 149 monks Few thousands of People’s Armed Police (PAP) arrived, without any notice, at the…



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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 9 May 2008

16 April 2008: Chushul (Ch: Chushui) County, Lhasa municipality – Fifty monks arrested after PAP conducts raid at 4 am in the morning Around 4 am on 16 April, huge numbers of People’s Armed Police (PAP) surrounded Ratoe monastery, in…


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China-Tibet talks held in frank and candid manner

Kasur Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari, special envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen addressing media persons, in Dharamshala, 8 May 2008. (Photo: Sangjey Kep/TibetNet) Envoys of His Holiness the Dalai Lama said recent crisis in Tibet is…