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US Tibet Coordinator arrives with Bush in Beijing

Washington, DC – President Bush underscored the commitment he made to the Dalai Lama last year at the White House to raise Tibet with President Jiang Zemin by including Undersecretary of State Paula Dobriansky, the U.S. Tibet Coordinator, in his official delegation to Beijing. Dobriansky also accompanied President Bush to the October Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation […]

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ICT Director talks Tibet on Wyoming radio show

Bhuchung Tsering, Director of the International Campaign for Tibet participates in a live radio call-in show, KROE Radio’s Public Pulse, this morning. Please tune into KROE Radio’s Public Pulse program (930 AM in WY) on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 9 a.m. (11am Eastern) or shortly thereafter. The program will feature ICT Director, Bhuchung K. Tsering, whose […]

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Mobilization for Tibet

Heads of prominent Tibet groups engage in civil disobedience as Bush leaves for China

Washington, DC – In the culmination of a week of activism known as the “Mobilization for Tibet,” the heads of the International Campaign for Tibet, Students for a Free Tibet and the U.S. Tibet Committee will engage in civil disobedience today at the Chinese Embassy in Washington, DC, the same day that President Bush leaves […]

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Tibet raised and debated in UN General Assembly for first time since 1965

The accreditation of a Tibetan NGO to a UN conference became the focus of full General Assembly vote in New York today for the first time since 1965. China objected to the UN’s recommendation of accrediting the International Campaign for Tibet, but the matter went for a General Assembly vote when the European Union refused […]

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Sustainable Development Summit NGOs urge International Campaign for Tibet’s accreditation

United Nations, New York – Representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) attending the second Preparatory Committee (Prepcom II) of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in New York have called for the accreditation of the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT). Although the Summit Secretariat recommended ICT’s accreditation in UN document E/CN.17/2002/PC.2/16 after evaluating ICT’s application, […]

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ICT Chairman Richard Gere invited to address German Parliament on Tibet

Washington, D.C. (ICT) Prominent Tibet supporter and Chairman of ICT’s Board of Directors, Richard Gere, has been invited to address the German Parliament on Tibet in April. The German Parliament’s Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid announced on February 3, 2002 that Gere has been invited to testify at a hearing on Tibet in […]

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ICT announces participants in 2002 Tibetan Youth Leadership program

The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) has selected 15 participants for a weeklong leadership training scheduled for March 2002 in Washington, D.C. Out of the many applications that ICT has received for this year’s program, the following applicants were chosen based upon their timely applications and the essays that they submitted: Dawa Lokitsang, MA Dekey […]

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ICT makes case for accreditation to UN Summit on Sustainable Development

China tries to block ICT’s accreditation based on politics rather than merits. The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) has applied to participate in the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg, and in preparatory meetings leading up to the summit. ICT works to promote sustainable development in Tibet. Our work over the last 13 […]

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Obituary: Gyaltsen Gyaltag

ICT-Europe Board Member Gyaltsen Gyaltag passed away in Switzerland on January 25, 2002 around 6 pm. after prolonged illness. He was born in Lhasa on March 8, 1949 to Ngawang Gyaltsen Gyaltag and Kelsang Drolkar. The entire ICT family offer our heartfelt condolences to the Gyaltag family. On October 2, 1960, he was sent from […]

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ICT-Europe congratulates new European Parliament President

Amsterdam. The International Campaign for Tibet-Europe sent a message to Mr. Patrick Cox congratulating on his election as the President of the European Parliament. In the January 21, 2002, message ICT-Europe Director Tsering Jampa said, “Over the years, the European Parliament has consistently demonstrated its support for Tibet by adopting significant resolutions including one last […]

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ICT urges President Bush to raise Tibet during China visit

The International Campaign for Tibet is urging President Bush to strongly raise the issue of negotiations on Tibet when he visits China in February this year. The White House announced on January 11 that President Bush would visit China from February 21 to 22 as part of a three-nation trip, which was postponed following the […]

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Condolence message on the death of Wang Ruowang

Washington, D.C., December 28, 2001 The International Campaign for Tibet has sent a message of condolence on the death of Wang Ruowang, a prominent Chinese intellectual. Wang died in New York on December 19 after a brief illness. He was 83. A memorial meeting for Wang Ruowang is being held in New York on December […]

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ICT sponsors second annual Tibetan Youth Leadership program

The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) invites young Tibetans in the United States to apply for weeklong leadership training scheduled for March 2002 in Washington, D.C. ICT will provide travel expenses to and from Washington, D.C. as well as arrange for accommodation and food during the training period. The first such leadership program was held […]

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European Parliament hosts Dalai Lama: message of peace and tolerance among nations

Amsterdam – On October 24, the European Parliament will host a first-ever address by the Dalai Lama to its plenary meeting. The Nobel Peace Laureate and Tibetan leader is expected to urge peaceful reconciliation among nations. In this context, the Dalai Lama is also expected to ask for continued European support for his efforts to […]

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International Campaign for Tibet statement on terrorist attacks

The International Campaign for Tibet condemns the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, which took thousands of innocent lives. We extend our deepest sympathies to the families of the victims as well as their friends and colleagues. The greatest honor the United States could bestow upon the victims and upon our scarred society, is to […]

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ICT report refutes Beijing’s denial of racism in China

The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) will release a report at the U.N. World Conference Against Racism (WCAR) documenting the origin and nature of racism against Tibetans and how the Chinese government perpetuates racist attitudes and policies. The 110-page report, entitled “Jampa: The Story of Racism in Tibet,” describes how racist language and concepts permeate […]

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Tibetan Policy Act of 2001 passes Senate Committee

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has passed the Tibetan Policy Act of 2001 as part of the 2002 Foreign Relations Authorization Act. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has passed the Tibetan Policy Act of 2001 as part of the 2002 Foreign Relations Authorization Act. The Tibetan Policy Act has more than 100 co-sponsors in the […]

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ICT praises Senate bill prohibiting Chinese State-owned enterprises access to US capital markets

The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), part of a coalition that cost Chinese oil company PetroChina as much as $7 billion last year because of its poor record in Tibet, has endorsed the “China Free Enterprise Act,” introduced today by Senators Jesse Helms (R-NC) and Jon Kyl (R-AZ). “Lacking the bluntness of trade sanctions, capital […]

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