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The Communist Party as Living Buddha

The Communist Party as Living Buddha

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT » The boy recognized by the Dalai Lama as the Panchen Lama, one of Tibet’s most important religious leaders, marked his 18th birthday and coming of age April 25, 2007, after more than a decade in Chinese custody. The Panchen Lama’s plight has come to symbolize the crisis facing the survival of […]

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Tibet Press Watch – Spring 2007

Download the full edition » IN THIS ISSUE – Congressional Gold Medal: America Celebrates the Dalai Lama – New Website: DalaiLamaDC.org! – U.S. House Hearing on Tibet – Dalai Lama U.S. Schedule – Tibet in the News  

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Tibet Brief – March 2007 (ed. 01)

Download the full edition » 1. Dalai Lama: Struggle ‘sacred duty’ of all Tibetans 2. European Parliament wants greater EU role in Dialogue 3. Rail access to Tibet’s natural resources sparks ‘gold rush mentality’ 4. New report on ethnic groups in China  

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Dangerous Crossing 2006

Refugee Report: Dangerous Crossing – 2006 Update

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT » Around 2,500 to 3,500 Tibetans make the dangerous crossing through the Himalayas into exile in Nepal, and from there to India, each year. In 2006, fewer traveled into Nepal compared to 2004 and 2005, with less than 2,600 registering at theTibetan Refugee Reception Center in Kathmandu. For many, the main or […]

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UN Special Rapporteur on Torture’s 2005 China Mission Report: Excerpts on Tibet (Tibetan)

“Breaking the Will: The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture’s 2005 China Mission Report” is a compilation of information from the UN report on the use of Torture in China, including in Tibet. The PDF report is available in two versions. This version includes only the Tibetan language.

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UN Special Rapporteur on Torture’s 2005 China Mission Report: Excerpts on Tibet

“Breaking the Will: The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture’s 2005 China Mission Report” is a compilation of information from the UN report on the use of Torture in China, including in Tibet.

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Dangerous Crossing 2005

Refugee Report: Dangerous Crossing – 2005 Update

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT » Political developments linked to the increasing influence of China on Nepal and shifts in the balance of power in the Himalayan kingdom transformed the situation for Tibetan refugees in 2005. The risks for Tibetans transiting through Nepal increased dramatically over the year with the notice to close the office of the […]

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Political repression intensifies as Tibet railway opens

Political repression intensifies as Tibet railway opens

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT » This report gives new information on intensified political repression in Tibet coinciding with the opening of the railroad, with Tibet’s Party chief emphasising a “fight to the death struggle” against the Dalai Lama and his supporters. The report also details the tight security in Lhasa and beyond this week, with military […]

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Dangerous Crossing 2004

Refugee Report: Dangerous Crossing – 2004 Update

Dangerous Crossing, ICT’s latest report on Tibetan refugees, reveals that dangers for Tibetans escaping from Tibet into exile through Nepal, and those resident in Nepal, have intensified over the past year, as Beijing strengthens its relations with Nepal and the Maoist insurgency and political turmoil in Nepal continues.

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Incomparable Warriors: Non-violent Resistance in Contemporary Tibet

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT » This new book giving a compelling 21st century perspective on the non-violent struggle for freedom in Tibet is launched in the Netherlands by ICT’s Chair, Richard Gere, as part of a week of events in the Netherlands on the 46th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising on 10 March 1959. The […]

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2005 ICT Alternative Report for the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

This Alternative Report evaluates the compliance of the government of China with the Convention on the Rights of the Child with respect to Tibetan children living in the Tibetan Autonomous Region.

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Goldmud-Lhasa Railway Booklet

Goldmud-Lhasa Railway Booklet

One of the greatest development concerns in Tibet is the construction of a railway to connect Tibet’s capitol, Lhasa, with China’s extensive railway system.

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Dangerous Crossing 2003

Refugee Report: Dangerous Crossing – 2003 Update

Dangerous Crossing: 2003 Update chronicles the international community’s response to the May 2003 refoulement and the resulting moves by the Nepalese government to mitigate international outrage at the collusion between the Nepalese and Chinese governments.

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When the Sky Fell to Earth

When the Sky Fell to Earth: The New Crackdown on Buddhism in Tibet

This compelling and authoritative report outlines the impact of official Chinese policy on contemporary Tibetan Buddhist culture through previously unpublished internal government documents and eyewitness reportage.

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Excerpts from the Sourcebook of Current Chinese Documents on Religious Policy

DOWNLOAD THE DOCUMENT » This Sourcebook of Current Chinese Documents on Religious Policy provides governments, human rights organizations and academics extensive evidence of changes in religious policy.

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Crossing the Line

Crossing the Line: China’s Railway to Lhasa Tibet

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT » This 70-page study analyzes the economics of transportation, interviews with transportation experts and satellite imagery to demonstrate that the primary purpose of the railway China is constructing across the Tibetan Plateau to Lhasa is to serve the Chinese government’s stated goal of increasing political control over Tibet.

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Dangerous Crossing 2002

2002 Refugee Report: Dangerous Crossing – 2002 Update

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT » In its second annual report on Tibetan refugees, Dangerous Crossing 2002, the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) finds that the increased border presence of Chinese police and China’s political influence were significant obstacles for Tibetans refugees in transit through and residing in Nepal last year. While approximately 2,500 Tibetans flee their […]

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2001 Refugee Report: Dangerous Crossing – Conditions Impacting the Flight of Tibetan Refugees

“Dangerous Crossing, Conditions Impacting the Flight of Tibetan Refugees in 2001,” is the first of what will become an annual report on Tibetan refugees and their flight out of Tibet.

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