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A Raging Storm

A ‘Raging Storm’: The Crackdown on Tibetan Writers and Artists after Tibet’s Spring 2008 Protests

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT » The detention of the influential Tibetan writer Shogdung from his office in Xining on April 23 signals a deepening crackdown on Tibetan writers, artists and educators since protests against the Chinese state began in March, 2008. Shogdung (‘Morning Conch’), is the pen name of Tragyal, the most high-profile of some 31 […]

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Tibetan singer Tashi Dhondup detained

Tashi Dhondup, a popular Tibetan singer from the eastern Tibetan region of Amdo, was detained on December 3, 2009. Tashi Dhondup is being held in a police station in Xining according to a report from Tibetan exiles. He had issued an album of songs called ‘Torture Without Wounds’ containing lyrics that express his pain over […]

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