Tibet

Governments Voice Strong Concern Over Situation in Tibet

  • Tue, 06/21/2011 - 12:00

Various governments on Thursday, 16th June expressed their deep concern about the current situation in Kirti Monastery in Ngaba county of Eastern Tibet.

China Defends Tibetan Development Plan

  • Thu, 05/19/2011 - 12:00

China is defending its economic plan in Tibet by saying development has brought prosperity to all people living in the region. At the same time, Tibetan activists outside of the country denounce what they see as Beijing's broader plan to wipe out their culture and religion.

UPDATE 3-China bank bomb wounds 49, suspect caught

  • Fri, 05/13/2011 - 12:00

A petrol bomb set off on Friday by a disgruntled former employee at a rural bank in a Tibetan region of northwestern China's Gansu province wounded 49 people, Xinhua news agency and the local government said.

China 'will not talk' to new Tibetan leader

  • Fri, 05/13/2011 - 12:00

A top Chinese official dealing with Tibetan contacts said Beijing would only meet with representatives of the Dalai Lama.

China bans foreigners from restive Tibetan areas

  • Fri, 04/22/2011 - 12:00

China has banned foreigners from some restive, heavily Tibetan parts of southwestern Sichuan province, travel agents said on Friday, in an apparent attempt to close off a region shaken by recent clashes with the police.

China police blockading Tibetan monastery, say exiles

  • Mon, 04/18/2011 - 12:00

2,500 monks under house arrest at Kirti Buddhist monastery in Sichuan province, according to reports relayed from scene

China says settling down nomads good for stability, unity

  • Mon, 04/04/2011 - 12:00

The political purpose underlying China's forced settling down of Tibetan and Uighur nomads in the name of preserving and protecting the environment was made clear by Premier Wen Jiabao on Mar 30.

Dalai Lama Asks to Hand His Political Role to Tibetan Government-in-Exile

  • Thu, 03/10/2011 - 11:00

The Dalai Lama told Tibetans he wants to end his role as the political head of their government- in-exile.

Dalai Lama proclaims success of Tibetan democracy, hands over government duties to elected Tibetan leader

  • Thu, 03/10/2011 - 11:00

Amidst the Tibetan people's annual commemoration of the 1959 Tibetan National Uprising against the Chinese Communist occupation of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has proclaimed a victory for Tibetan democracy by announcing his desire for the full devolution of his responsibilities in the Tibetan exile government to the elected Tibetan leader or Kalon Tripa.

UK groups urge Cameron for robust approach on human rights dialogue with China

  • Fri, 03/04/2011 - 11:00

Thirteen organizations based in the United Kingdom have issued a joint statement on the UK-China Human Rights Dialogue held on January 13 – 14. The organizations which include 6 Tibet related groups called for the UK government to review ways in which the dialogue can meaningfully make progress and sought the UK government’s attention to “deep-seated concerns held on the 19th round of annual UK-China Human Rights Dialogue.

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