Tibet

Unrest in Tibet continues as human rights violations escalate

  • Tue, 03/10/2009 - 12:00

Tuesday marks the 50th anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising in 1959, which led the Tibetan leader, the Dalai Lama, to flee to India.

China says Tibetan "protest" was celebration

  • Tue, 03/03/2009 - 11:00

Monks who gathered outside a Tibetan monastery on Sunday were celebrating their new administrator, not protesting, a top official was quoted saying on Tuesday, rejecting foreign reports of the incident.

West 'uses Tibet to attack China'

  • Mon, 03/02/2009 - 11:00

China has published a paper praising its rule in Tibet and accusing the West of trying to inflame tensions there.

China: Tibet Closed to Foreign Tourists

  • Wed, 02/25/2009 - 11:00

The Chinese government has quietly barred foreign tourists from entering Tibet before the 50th anniversary of a rebellion against Chinese rule, according to news reports confirmed by a Tibetan human-rights activist.

Dalai Lama Visits Italy, Germany as UN Reviews Rights in China

  • Fri, 02/06/2009 - 11:00

The Dalai Lama, Tibet’s Buddhist spiritual leader, will visit Italy and France next week to receive awards, at the same time as the United Nations reviews human rights in China.

United Nations Review of China: Beijing's Tibet Gag Lobby

  • Mon, 02/02/2009 - 11:00

As China come under the examination by the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism of the UN Human Rights Council, several sources say that the Chinese Mission to the United Nations in Geneva is trying a gag UN Members, especially Western countries from raising questions on Tibet.

Tibet Bureau Compiles UN Recommendations for China on Human Rights in Tibet

  • Mon, 01/12/2009 - 11:00

The Tibet Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama based in Geneva has compiled a document containing all the recommendations and procedures passed by the United Nations for China to improve human rights situation in Tibet.

China calls Tibet youth group 'worse than bin Laden'

  • Sat, 11/29/2008 - 11:00

A rundown two-story building in this Himalayan hill station might hardly seem to be the command center of a subversive group jangling the nerves of neighboring China. Monkeys clamber over the rooftop, and any stranger may walk through its front door.

The folly of spurning the Dalai Lama

  • Mon, 11/24/2008 - 11:00

It is easy to call on the world's freedom movements to seek the path of negotiation over the way of violence. But what happens if it gets you nowhere? That was the bleak question asked by Tibetan exiles at a meeting in Dharmsala in India that ended at the weekend.

Tibetan exiles back Dalai Lama, challenge talks with China

  • Mon, 11/24/2008 - 11:00

The Special Meeting called by the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India closed today with a strong endorsement of the 'Middle Way' approach, which seeks a genuine autonomy within the framework of the People's Republic of China (PRC), but also clearly stated that exile Tibetans might take a position seeking independence if results of engagement were not evident "in the near future".

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