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Nepal braces for Dalai Lama’s birthday celebrations


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) Almost four dozen Tibetans have been taken in custody as Nepal Police intensified a crackdown on the diaspora in Kathmandu to prevent any public celebration of ... Read more...

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Two Tibetans killed by Chinese officers during monastery raids


April 24th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 24 (ANI): Two Tibetans have been killed by Chinese paramilitary officers during a raid on a monastery in Sichuan Province to detain rebellious monks, a Tibet advocacy group based outside ... Read more...

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Activists say two killed in Tibetan monastery crackdown


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- Two elderly Tibetans were killed after Chinese police raided a Buddhist monastery located in the Ngaba area of the country's southwestern province of Sichuan, activists said Saturday.The US-based ... Read more...

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Clash at China’s Tibetan monastery could turn ‘explosive’: Dalai Lama


April 17th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has said that a stand-off between police and Tibetans at a monastery in China could turn "explosive".Dalai Lama also urged the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to honour Tibetan movement’s Scot hero


March 20th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Mar.20 (ANI): George Patterson, a 90-year-old Scot, will receive a prestigious award from Dalai Lama for his work in the Tibetan movement.In 1949, under increasing pressure from Chinese forces and with ... Read more...

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Nepal cracks down on Tibet war veterans welfare group


February 17th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 17 (IANS) The Nepal police has cracked down on an organisation looking after Tibetan resistance fighters, who fought a long guerrilla war against the Chinese invasion and annexation ... Read more...

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International Campaign for Tibet members to meet Dalai Lama


November 4th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Nov 4 (ANI): Members of the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) will meet the Dalai Lama here today."We are here to meet His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, to discuss ways where ... Read more...

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China pressures Nepal to disrupt Tibetan polls


October 4th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 4 (IANS) Nepal's giant northern neighbour China pressured the Himalayan republic into disrupting the 15th general election held by Tibetan refugees to choose a new prime minister and ... Read more...

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Tibet’s ‘Sound of Music’ nun scripts a sequel


September 21st, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) A brave and moving story of loyalty and unquenchable spirit that began in Tibet nearly two decades ago has now got a sequel with one of ... Read more...

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China jails Tibetan fugitives deported by Nepal


July 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) Seven years after triggering international condemnation by violating a "gentlemen's agreement" and handing over a group of fleeing Tibetan refugees to China, Nepal has again deported ... Read more...

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Fear overshadows Tibetan mindset as Samdrup’s trial awaits justice


June 24th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York June 24 (ANI): The ongoing controversy of Tibetan award-winning conservationist and philanthropist Karma Samdrup being tortured by the Chinese captors has evoked fear in the minds of the Tibetans as ... Read more...

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Tibetan refugees dying ‘by a thousand cuts’ in Nepal


June 19th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) Hunted down by armed Chinese security forces inside Nepal's territory and threatened with bullets by Nepal's police, thousands of Tibetan refugees in Nepal, including women and ... Read more...

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China cuts Tibet-Nepal links ahead of uprising anniversary


March 9th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 9 (IANS) Determined to prevent anti-China demonstrations in Tibet Wednesday, the 51st anniversary of a failed Tibetan uprising against Chinese annexation, Beijing has snapped most links between the ... Read more...

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`Tibet remains serious issue of global importance’


February 19th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 19 (IANS) As China Friday expressed anger at the meeting between US President Barack Obama and exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, Hollywood icon Richard Gere's organisation devoted ... Read more...

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USA Won’t Entertain Chinese Pressure To Cancel Dalai Lama And President Obama Meeting


February 14th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Feb 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a move that might escalate the tension between USA and China, the White House has decided not to cancel the meeting between President Barack ... Read more...

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Obama-Dalai meet advocates Tibetans’ cause: Rights group


February 14th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 14 (IANS) The scheduled meeting between Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and US President Barack Obama advocates the cause of Tibetans, says a US-based rights group that hopes ... Read more...

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Tibet, China officials to meet for first time in 15 months (Lead)


January 26th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/Washington, Jan 26 (DPA) Envoys of the Dalai Lama travelled to Beijing Tuesday for a meeting with Chinese government officials, the first since a November 2008 round of talks ended in mutual ... Read more...

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Obama urges China to discuss Tibet with the Dalai Lama (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 17 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Tuesday urged his Chinese counterpart to hold talks with the Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader who is denounced as a separatist ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama reaches Rome to attend convention on Tibet


November 16th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 16 (IANS) After a weeklong visit to Arunachal Pradesh, exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday reached Rome to attend a convention of parliamentarians on Tibet, an aide said. "His ... Read more...

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Nepal arrests Tibetan leaders under Beijing pressure (Lead)


October 1st, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) Nepal police Thursday arrested Tibetans from different parts of the capital as authorities began a crackdown on refugee leaders under pressure from Beijing to prevent protests coinciding with ... Read more...

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China tightens screws on Nepal for 60th anniversary


October 1st, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) Under pressure from Beijing to prevent protests by Tibetan refugees on China's 60th anniversary celebrations, Nepal Thursday began rounding up Tibetans here and sending them to detention centres. As ... Read more...

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Tibetans mourn Kennedy’s demise


August 28th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IBNS
By Tanya GhoshAug 28 (IBNS) Tibetans residing in the US have mourned the death of Senator Edward Kennedy.They remembered him as a long standing and faithful friend of Tibet in the US ... Read more...

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Tibetan protest in 2008, the result of genuine grievances against China: Report


June 6th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 6 (ANI): The Tibetan riots and protests of March 2008 were the result of genuine grievances brought about by failed Chinese Government policies, and not through a plot of ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles protest against Panchen Lama’s detention


May 17th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Regional Tibetan Women Association (RTWA) organised a peaceful protest march here on Sunday for the detention of eleventh Panchen Lama, who they allege has been held ... Read more...

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Pro-Tibet speech called off after Beijing complains


March 18th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, March 18 (DPA) A speech in Hong Kong by a campaigner for Tibetan self-determination was postponed after Beijing officials complained about the event, organisers said Wednesday. Kate Saunders, communications director of ... Read more...

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West’s Shangri-la fantasy creates China’s `Virtual Tibet’


March 11th, 2009 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
By Bill Smith Beijing, March 11 (DPA) When Herge's "Adventures of Tintin" spread from Belgium across Europe in the 1960s, Tintin's fictional travels in Tibet featured in one of the most popular strip-cartoon ... Read more...

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China’s repression in Tibet worst for 30 years: Report


March 9th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (DPA) China's repression of Tibetans' political, civil and religious rights in response to last year's unrest has reached levels last seen in the 1970s, the International Campaign for Tibet ... Read more...

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‘Writings in blood’ emerge from Tibet ahead of revolt anniversary


March 8th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) Tibetan writings about the revolts against Chinese rule and their suppression have evaded tight censorship to reach the outside world ahead of the 50th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Two Tibetan women arrested after protests


March 7th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (DPA) Two Tibetan women were arrested for staging separate protests that were critical of China in the Chinese province of Sichuan, an advocacy group for Tibet said Saturday. A nun ... Read more...

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Tibet campaigners pin hope on Obama


November 6th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) Campaigners for greater rights and religious freedom for Tibetans under Chinese rule have hailed the victory in US presidential polls of Barack Obama, saying that they hoped for ... Read more...

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Pro-Tibet activists urge Merkel to raise rights issues


October 23rd, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 23 (DPA) International activist groups urged German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday to raise the issue of Tibet during her visit to China."At this critical juncture in relations between Europe and ... Read more...

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Tibetan children face punishment for studying in India


September 23rd, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan children and their families face stiff punishment at the hands of the Chinese government for enrolling in schools in India run by the Tibetan government ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s eldest brother dead, Tibetans mourn (Lead)


September 6th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 6 (IANS) Taktser Rinpoche, the eldest brother of the Dalai Lama and the exiled Tibetan leader's intermediary for dialogues with Chinese officials and later with Americans, died in the US ... Read more...

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Over 40 Olympic athletes download Tibet album: Rights group


August 19th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (DPA) More than 40 Olympic athletes have downloaded a Tibet album called "Songs for Tibet" to show solidarity with the Himalayan people's struggle for more freedom, according to a ... Read more...

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China deports British woman for having links with Tibetan youth congress


July 11th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): The Chinese Foreign Ministry has confirmed the recent deportation of a British citizen, and said that the case was not necessarily linked to Olympic-related changes to ... Read more...

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