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Tibet Weekly Update – December 2, 2016

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   Dalai Lama’s visit to Mongolia draws enormous crowds His Holiness the Dalai Lama spent four days in Mongolia in late November, prompting huge crowds at his public events. The Dalai Lama gave religious teachings, participated in a Buddhism and […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – September 23, 2016

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   EU, Parliament officials ignore China pressure to welcome Dalai Lama The Dalai Lama called on Europe to engage in ‘constructive criticism’ of China after being welcomed by the President of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on September 15 following […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – May 27, 2016

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   New Report Highlights High Rate of Detentions of Tibetans by Chinese Government’s Suppression Campaign The New York-based Human Rights Watch published a new report on May 22, 2016 that says the “Chinese government’s campaign to suppress peaceful dissent in […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – May 13, 2016

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   Tibetan woman reportedly dies following self-immolation protest in northern Tibet Via Radio Free Asia: A Tibetan mother of five has burned herself to death in southwestern China’s Sichuan province in a challenge to Beijing’s rule in the second such […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – May 6, 2016

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   The ‘poisonous fruit’ of China’s religious policy in Tibet As China publishes its online database of Communist Party approved Tibetan Buddhist reincarnations, a vibrant online debate among Chinese and Tibetan netizens emerged following a scathing critique of China’s religious […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – April 22, 2016

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   Venerable Golog Jigme testifies before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China Speaking about the pervasive use of torture in China, Golog Jigme told the Commission his story during a hearing earlier this month: I was never formally arrested. I was […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – April 1, 2016

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   Call to action: ICT launches 2016 presidential campaign action Right now you have a great opportunity to put Tibet on the national stage. As the candidates campaign throughout the country and meet with voters in a variety of venues, […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – March 25, 2016

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   Unprecedented diplomatic action in Geneva on China’s human rights record The international community has sent a strong message to China with an unprecedented diplomatic action, including the first collective statement at the U.N. Human Rights Council, a rare joint […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – March 11, 2016

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   “U.S. should speak out for Tibet” – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi & Rep. Jim McGovern Following their historic visit to Tibet as part of a US congressional delegation last November, Democratic Leader Pelosi and Representative Jim McGovern have published […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – February 5, 2016

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   Dalai Lama shares Tibetan New Year (Losar) greetings Speaking from Rochester in Minnesota where he is undergoing treatment, the Dalai Lama offers Losar (New Year) greetings to Tibetans, both in Tibet and in exile, as well as non-Tibetan friends […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – January 15, 2016

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   ICT questions American presidential candidates on Tibet As a service to our members, the Tibetan-American community and American Tibet supporters, we are asking the candidates in the 2016 US presidential race to describe their positions on Tibet, the Dalai […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – December 18, 2015

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   New ICT report reveals global significance of Tibet, earth’s Third Pole, and challenges China’s policies As the world’s leaders met in Paris earlier this month for critical climate change talks, new findings by the International Campaign for Tibet revealed […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – November 20, 2015

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   UN-Committee against Torture underlines urgency of situation in Tibet The United Nations’ Committee against Torture concluded its sessions on China earlier this week, with the Chinese delegation having to reply to numerous questions raised by Committee members this week […]

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Melissa Mathison with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Tibet Weekly Update – November 6, 2015

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   Statement by the International Campaign for Tibet on the passing away of Board Member Melissa Mathison The Board of Directors and staff of the International Campaign for Tibet are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend and fellow […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – October 30, 2015

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   Prestigious Liberty Medal awarded to His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Philadelphia ceremony His Holiness the Dalai Lama was awarded the 2015 Liberty Medal earlier this week in recognition of the Tibetan spiritual leader’s pursuit of the ideals of […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – October 23, 2015

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   Tibetan writer released from prison after ten years Dolma Kyab was released from Chushur Prison in Lhasa on Thursday and taken back to his home town in the Tibetan area of Amdo, where he was welcomed by family and […]

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Tibet Weekly Update – October 2, 2015

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   Dalai Lama confers blessings on Minneapolis-area Tibetans while checking out of Mayo Clinic Reporter Hannah Yang from the Post Bulletin was present in Rochester, MN as His Holiness left the clinic: The Dalai Lama stepped outside, surrounded by security […]

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Tibet Weekly Update – September 11, 2015

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.   Tough warnings on ‘anti-separatism’ from Party leaders at political anniversary in Tibet The Chinese leadership marked the anniversary of its establishment of the Tibet Autonomous Region in Lhasa with tough warnings of its resolve to crack down on the […]

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