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His Holiness the Dalai Lama presents Light of Truth Awards in Washington, DC

On behalf of the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), His Holiness the Dalai Lama yesterday presented the Light of Truth award to two recipients, the late Julia Taft, who was appointed Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues in 1999 as well as serving on the board of ICT from 2002; and to Wang Lixiong, the Chinese […]

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Julia Taft (1943-2008)

Former Special Coordinator on Tibetan Issues Julia Taft passed away on March 15. After her appointment as Special Coordinator at the State Department, she worked at several different organizations. She joined the Board of Directors at the International Campaign for Tibet in 2004 and continued to be an active Board member right up until her […]

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Julia Taft joins International Campaign for Tibet’s Board

Julia Taft, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State and Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, has joined the Board of Directors of the International Campaign for Tibet in July 2005. “I know from my work with Julia that she has both knowledge and tremendous energy to contribute to ICT. I very much look forward to her […]

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Taft steps down as Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues

In an anticipated move as part of the transition from the Clinton Administration to the Bush Administration, Julia Taft has resigned her post as Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration. Her resignation also means that she will no longer carry out her duties as the Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, an appointment […]

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Tibetans struggle with rights in Nepal

In Kathmandu yesterday, December 10, more than 2,000 Tibetan school children, monks, nuns, and laity gathered at the Boudanath Stupa to celebrate the anniversary of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Nobel Peace Prize. Under the watchful eye of Nepali police, some in riot gear with batons, the Tibetans chanted, sang, and danced for more than […]

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