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Tibet Brief – October 2007 (ed. 06)

Download the full edition » 1. Merkel receives Dalai Lama despite Chinese threats 2. Lithang crackdown continues: news of execution, new arrests and intensified ‘Patriotic Education’ 3. EP Conference on Tibet, Brussels, 8 November 4. Children detained and severely beaten for alleged political graffiti in Gansu Province  

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Tibet Brief – September 2007 (ed. 05)

Download the full edition » 1. CCP to take control of ‘Living Buddhas’ via new rules on reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism 2. ICT cautious on reports linking PLA General’s retirement with Nangpa shooting 3. Sinopec establishes exploration base in Tibet 4. Outbreak of unrest in Lithang during August reveals underlying tensions  

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Tibet Brief – August 2007 (ed. 04)

Download the full edition » 1. The sixth round of the Sino-Tibetan dialogue has taken place in Shanghai and Nanjing 2. Senior Chinese Communist Party officials debate a return of the Dalai Lama 3. European Parliamentarians visit Tibet 4. New accounts of Chushur Prison emerge from former political prisoner 5. Der Spiegel: Germans inspired by […]

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Tibet Brief – June 2007 (ed. 03)

Download the full edition » 1. Party Secretary of the TAR attacks the Dalai Lama and ‘international hostile forces’ in a speech to the Party 2. Dalai Lama visit cancelled as Belgium bows to Chinese pressure 3. ICT delivers Tibetan recommendations to Portuguese EU Presidency 4. Demolition of giant Buddha statue confirmed by Chinese authorities […]

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Tibet Brief – May 2007 (ed. 02)

Download the full edition » 1. New religion regulations increase pressure on Tibetan Buddhism – New ICT report; 2. Three year prison sentence to Tibetan businessman for possessing Dalai Lama CDs; 3. Dalai Lama specifies location for China pilgrimage; 4. Update on international political pressure for progress in Sino-Tibetan dialogue  

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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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