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U.S. Senators urge Tibet agenda for Secretary Kerry visit to China

Read the letter » Twenty one United States Senators have written to Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to “make Tibet an integral issue” during his first visit to China as Secretary on April 13. The bipartisan letter, authored by Senators Mark Udall (D-CO), Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), calls for Secretary […]

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Women of Courage Award to Tsering Woeser affirms US commitment to Tibet

WASHINGTON, DC, March 8: In a formal ceremony in the US State Department today, First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry presented the 2013 International Women of Courage Award in absentia to Tsering Woeser, the Tibetan writer, blogger and activist. Tencho Gyatso, representing the International Campaign for Tibet at the award ceremony, […]

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Women of Courage Award to Tsering Woeser affirms US commitment to Tibet

In a formal ceremony in the US State Department today, First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry presented the 2013 International Women of Courage Award in absentia to Tsering Woeser, the Tibetan writer, blogger and activist. Tencho Gyatso, representing the International Campaign for Tibet at the award ceremony, said, “This award is […]

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The United States recognizes Tibetan writer and activist Tsering Woeser with prestigious International Women of Courage Award

The U.S. State Department announced today that Tibetan writer and blogger Tsering Woeser is a winner of the 2013 International Women of Courage Award. Presenting this year’s award at the March 8 ceremony will be Secretary of State John Kerry and special guest First Lady Michelle Obama. The International Women of Courage Award recognizes women […]

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Senator Kerry to face confirmation tomorrow

President Obama’s second term starts with many new members on his national security team, including Senator John Kerry as Secretary of State (nominated). Kerry’s confirmation hearing is Thursday, January 24, and may provide some insight on his views on China and Tibet. Senator Kerry has a long exposure on the Tibet issue, serving on the […]

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Kerry Resolution honors work of Special Envoy to Dalai Lama

Published online September 13, 2012 by United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Please read the full article here. WASHINGTON, DC – Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today introduced a resolution to honor the contributions of Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari as Special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and […]

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US Senators have expressed concern to Secretary Rice about China’s detention of protestors and media black out in Tibet

US Senators Gordon Smith (R-OR), John Kerry (D-MA), and Russell Feingold (D-WI) have written to Secretary Condoleezza Rice expressing their concern over China’s recent detention of hundreds of peaceful protestors and the media black out in Tibet. In particular, the letter cited the case of Ms. Jamyang Kyi, a popular Tibetan singer and TV announcer […]

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US senators ask White House for action plan on Tibet

On May 9, U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Joe Biden (D-DE), Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and John Kerry (D-MA) wrote to President Bush asking the Administration to take a number of concrete steps to addresses the ongoing crisis in Tibet. The letter is a follow-up to a April 23 Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee hearing on Tibet […]

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