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European Parliament Hosts Seminar on Self-Immolations in Tibet
BRUSSELS: Two MEPs, Mr Edward McMillan-Scott, Vice-President of the European Parliament responsible for human rights and Democracy and Ms Kristiina Ojuland hosted the second annual seminar on Tibet entitled “Tibet in Flames : the unfolding personal and collective tragedy of the Tibetan people” highlighting the spate of self-immolations in the European... Continue Reading
EU, France, United Kingdom, Germany, Czech and US raised the Tibetan issue at UN
GENEVA, 14 March: EU and four other countries yesterday raised human rights in Tibet at the UN Human Rights Council 19th Session in Geneva. During the three minutes oral statement under the item 4: Human Rights situations that requires the Council’s attention; EU, France, United Kingdom, Germany, Czech and USA expressed... Continue Reading
Memorandum on the Call for an EU Special Coordinator for Tibetan Affairs
The Tibetan struggle: A case of exemplary non-violent struggle for freedom For over five decades, under the leadership of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan freedom struggle has remained strictly non-violent.  After the devolution of his political authority to the democratically elected leaders of the Central Tibetan Administration, the... Continue Reading
10 maart 2012 : 53ste Herdenking van de Tibetaanse Volksopstand
Tibetanen en Tibet groepen wereldwijd herdenken zaterdag 10 maart de Tibetaanse volksopstand van 1959 en vragen hierbij aandacht voor het toenemende Chinese geweld in Tibet. Met de vredesmars wil de International Campaign for Tibet, de Tibet Support Groep en de Tibetaanse gemeenschap aandacht vragen voor de toenemende schendingen van de... Continue Reading
Tibetan community holds worldwide vigil A protest has been held in Amsterdam to call attention to a spate of self-immolations in Tibet. The demonstration drew about hundred Tibetan supporters. Despite freezing temperatures, they gathered at Dam Square in the centre of the city to light ritual fires and chant prayers before marching to Central... Continue Reading
Another Wave of Self-Immolation Amidst Increased Police Presence
FEBRUARY 6, 2012, — The Central Tibetan Administration is deeply concerned and alarmed over the recent news of three more self-immolations having taken place in Serthar (Sichuan) on Friday, February 3, 2012. Unconfirmed reports state that three Tibetans were involved, two of them aged in their 60s and 30s respectively.... Continue Reading
Wereldwijde wake tegen Chinees geweld in Tibet , 8 februari
In Nederland: 8 februari van 17:00-19:00 uur op de Dam in Amsterdam Tibet groepen wereldwijd houden op woensdag 8 februari een wake uit solidariteit met het Tibetaanse volk. In Amsterdam, Tilburg en Breda komen Tibetanen en Tibet supporters samen om de slachtoffers van de zelfverbrandingen te herdenken en aandacht te... Continue Reading
Disturbing images of Tibet protests reach exile
DHARAMSHALA, February 3: More disturbing images of Chinese brutality in Tibet have reached exile. The photos are from the January 24 protests that engulfed Serthar in eastern Tibet where a large crowd of Tibetans gathered in the central town and started raising slogans calling for Tibet’s independence. Over 600 Chinese... Continue Reading
Parliamentarians to fast on Losar, Announce solidarity campaigns
DHARAMSHALA, January 28: In solidarity with the ongoing crisis in Tibet, members of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (TPiE) will sit on a hunger fast on the first day of Tibetan new year ‘Losar’ on February 22. Speaker Penpa Tsering and Deputy Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel announced a series of other solidarity... Continue Reading
Another Tibetan Shot Dead, Chinese Authorities Urged to Excercise Restraint
DHARAMSHALA: A 20-year-old Tibetan has been reportedly shot dead and several Tibetans wounded after the Chinese police opened fire on Tibetan protesters in Ngaba in northeastern Tibet, while the Human Rights Watch called on the Chinese government to refrain from using force against the Tibetans. “The Chinese government should immediately... Continue Reading
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