Tibet

Tibetan President Penpa Tsering: priority is to restart talks with China

Penpa Tsering, sikyong (chairman) of the Tibetan Central Administration (CTA) based in Dharamshala, intends to denounce China’s growing belligerence along the Indian border. The hawkish leader of the Tibetan government in exile has ordered his Ministry of State Security to prepare a report on the activities of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on the Tibetan plateau, which he intends to …

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1,809 Tibetan political prisoners known in Chinese prisons: TCHRD

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMHALA, December 10: The Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), based in Dharamshala, has launched a new online database containing information on 5,518 Tibetan political prisoners compiled since 1990. The initiative is in collaboration with HURIDOCS the application (information and documentation systems on human rights) based in Geneva. Uwazi. Researcher Tenzin Dawa said 3,067 prisoners …

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23 positive Covid tests in a Tibetan colonization camp in Karnataka

As many as 23 people have tested positive for Covid-19 at Bylakuppe Tibetan Llamas Camp in Mysuru District in the past 24 hours. The residential camp has been sealed and all Covid-positive patients have been isolated. Health officer Dr Sharath visited the Tibetan camp to take stock of the situation. Instructions have been given for colony agents to take further …

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How many countries will follow the US boycott of the Beijing Olympics?

SEOUL – Neither President Biden nor other U.S. officials are going, but the Russian leader could. New Zealand says it decided months ago that its diplomats would not be attending. Political leaders of other nations should also bow out, whether or not they state an explicit reason. In less than two months, China will open the 24th Winter Olympics in …

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This film temporarily banned Martin Scorsese from China

In short, Shanghai Disneyland has arrived. As part of a 2012 agreement to build a theme park in China, Disney had to officially apologize to the Chinese government for the release of “Kundun”. China not only accepted the apology, but also agreed to start releasing Disney movies again. The deal saw a massive influx of Disney products (and, by extension, …

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Endangered cloudy leopards spotted in Tibet (southwest China)

01:43 A biodiversity study at Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon National Nature Reserve in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region completed its first-year work in November, in which the rare clouded leopard ( once on the verge of extinction) has been spotted. Supported by the State Forestry and Grassland Administration and the Tibetan Forestry and Grassland Regional Office, the first stage of …

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New Tibetan Bilingual Website Claims to “Decode the CCP and Explain the Chinese Government’s Hidden Agenda”

Tibetan flag. | Wikimedia Commons Text size: A- A + New Delhi: The Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has launched a new bilingual (English and Tibetan) website – CCP decoding – Thursday, which claims to explain and decipher the meaning and connotations of official jargon and key slogans used by the Chinese Communist Party in present-day China. …

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Chinese authorities restrict what Tibetan children learn about the Dalai Lama

Authorities in northwest China’s Qinghai Province have stepped up efforts to vilify the Dalai Lama, now interviewing Tibetan children to find out what their parents told them about the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, sources say. In the region. The new push expands efforts from 2017 to ban the display of photos of the Dalai Lama in private homes in Qinghai, …

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Tea Time – Chinadaily.com.cn

A woman of the De’ang ethnic group and her son from Yunnan province prepare traditional suancha, a fermented sweet and sour tea.[Photo provided to China Daily] Li Qiang, caretaker of a 120-year-old teahouse in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, considers his workplace to be home. For the deceased regulars, he always reserves a place, with a lit cigarette and a …

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When art started out as a game

A distant day of an undetermined year, but still between 169,000 and 226,000 years ago, in Tibet, two children, perhaps as a toy, left their handprints, and even some of their feet, on the surface of a still modern limestone. They finished the work when the composition seemed to them satisfactory. They could not have imagined that in the future …

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