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  1. News - China - TIBET

    Police raid Tibetan monastery after self-immolations

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 02:39pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing A US broadcaster said on Wednesday hundreds of Chinese police raided a Tibetan monastery in northwestern China near where two Tibetans set themselves on fire in June to protest what activists say is Beijing’s heavy-handed rule. Radio Free Asia reported that security forces took away five monks during Saturday’s raid at the Zilkar monastery in Yushu ...

  2. News - China - TIBET

    Dalai Lama 'in informal talks' for pilgrimage to China's sacred Mt Wutai

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 04:14am by AFP, Minnie Chan

    ... in Beijing Dalai lama 'in talks' for China pilgrimage The Dalai Lama signalled yesterday that he was in informal talks with Beijing to make a historic pilgrimage to China after more than ... for Tibetan areas. But Lian Xiangmin, a research fellow at the China Tibetology Research Centre, said he did not see the possibility of a breakthrough on the issue because Beijing did not want ...

  3. News - China - TIBET

    Tibetan student burns to death in first self-immolation since April

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 11:25am by James Griffiths

    ... The Dalai Lama, in June last year, warned that self-immolations were having little effect on China’s policies in Tibet while he urged Beijing to look harder at the causes of the protests. “It’s ...

  4. News - China - TIBET

    Two killed in Tibet after police open fire on protesters, rights groups say

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 02:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Rights groups say crowd was angry over detention of a local leader in Tibetan area 2 dead after 'police fire on protest' in Sichuan Two people died ... Beijing suppresses religious freedom and culture in Tibet. Beijing rejects the allegations, saying its rule ended serfdom and brought development to a backward, poverty-stricken region. More than ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TIBET

    Nowhere to Call Home- The tale of a Tibetan migrant worker in Beijing

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:52pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... living in Beijing, many of them migrant workers that have moved to the Chinese capital from impoverished regions where the illiteracy rate lies at about 45 per cent.  With many migrants lacking language skills and facing discrimination, their chances for work are limited- particularly in areas predominently filled with Han Chinese. Nowhere to Call Home: A Tibetan in Beijing is a new ...

  6. News - China - TIBET

    Tibetan filmmaker freed from Chinese prison after serving six years for separatism

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 02:46pm

    ... Swiss film production company announces release of Dhondup Wangchen, held in China for six years for his work on 2008 documentary detailing Tibetan dissatisfaction with Beijing's rule ... just ahead of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Anti-government riots had broken out across Tibetan regions shortly before the Beijing games, leading to harsh punishments and a tightening ...

  7. News - China - TIBET

    Beijing has 'no intention' of departing from 'correct policies' in Tibet

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 02:47pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing and Geneva Beijing will stay with 'correct policies' in Tibet China has no intention of altering its "correct" policies in Tibet as they have brought ... in the remote and mountainous region, which Beijing says suffered from dire poverty, brutal exploitation of serfs and economic stagnation until 1950, when Communist troops "peacefully ...

  8. News - China - TIBET

    Beijing media attacks Dalai Lama over self-immolations

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Spiritual leader denounced as a pawn of US and India- just weeks before the start of 'the International Year of Tibet Independence' Beijing media attacks Dalai Lama Beijing is ramping up the rhetoric against the Dalai Lama before 2013, which has been declared "International Year of Tibet Independence" ...

  9. News - China Insider - TIBET

    Founder of Tibet’s Communist Party makes a final plea for Dalai Lama’s return

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 04:44pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... to release Bapa Phuntso Wangye’s autobiography A Long Way to Equality and Unity on Friday. In it, the 92-year-old, also known as Phunwang, asks the Beijing government to compromise with Tibet’s exile ... ignored.  The publication coincides with the first annual plenum of the National People’s Congress in Beijing under Xi Jinping's presidency and follows a knife attack by Xinjiang separatists ...

  10. News - Asia - TIBET

    Exiled Tibet chief calls for support against Beijing

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dharamshala Exiled PM calls on international community to stand up for human rights in his homeland Tibet chief seeks world support against Beijing The prime minister of Tibet's government-in-exile yesterday called on the international community to resist growing pressure from China and stand up for human rights in his homeland. Lobsang Sangay, who ...




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