Archivio per aprile, 2011

Lobsang Sangay to succeed Samdhong Rinpoche as the next Tibetan PM

apr 29, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet Lobsang Sangay, a research fellow at the Harvard Law School, will be the next Kalon Tripa of the Tibetan government in exile. The Chief Election Commissioner Jamphel Chosang today declared Lobsang’s victory, making him the third directly-elected Tibetan Prime Minister in exile since the direct elections were held for the first time in 2001 […]

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Tibetan PM congratulates Lobsang Sangay on his victory

apr 29, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet The incumbent Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile, Samdhong Rinpoche, on Wednesday congratulated his successor Lobsang Sangay, a media report said. “I very heartily congratulate him. I wish a great success for his tenure,” Rinpoche was quoted as saying by ANI. In 2001, Prof Samdhong Rinpoche became the first directly elected prime minister after the Dalai Lama, […]

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TWA delegation meets Sichuan Governor, urges end to Ngaba crackdown

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Tweet Dharamsala, April 28: A delegation of the second largest non governmental organization of the Tibetan Diaspora Tuesday met with the visiting Chinese governor of the province where 3 people have died since March 16, and hundreds have been detained or gone missing. Dolkar Lhamo Kirti, the president of the Tibetan Women’s Association, and Samten […]

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SFT India lobbies Indian legislators for Ngaba impasse

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Tweet In the light of the recent crackdown on monks of Kirti monastery in Tibet’s Ngaba County, Students for a Free Tibet (SFT) – India has spearheaded a campaign to lobby support from Indian legislators. SFT India’s National Director Tenzin Choedon and Project Director Tenzin Jigdal are on a visit here to deliver appeal letters […]

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Dalai Lama leaves for Japan, US

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Tweet His Holiness the Dalai Lama Wednesday left here for the United States where the Tibetan spiritual leader is scheduled to hold a series of public talks, lectures and discussions at various venues in California, Minnesotta, Arizona and New York. The Tibetan leader will have a brief stopover in Tokyo, Japan, to pray on Friday […]

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New Tibetan Prime Minister elected by exile diaspora

apr 29, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet The International Campaign for Tibet applauds all the candidates and campaigners who participated in the Tibetan exile elections, and congratulates all the winners, especially Kalon Tripa-elect Dr. Lobsang Sangay. Lobsang Sangay was born in 1968 in a Tibetan settlement in Darjeeling, India. He is a Tibetan legal scholar, an expert in international human rights […]

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China’s trucker strike highlights worries for government

apr 26, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet SHANGHAI, Tue Apr 26: Fan is unskilled, uneducated and unhappy. He also frightens the Chinese government. The 28-year-old was among the roughly 2,000 truck drivers who went on strike last week in Shanghai to complain about ever rising costs, the issue that China’s leaders have openly acknowledged as the top concern of the world’s […]

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China has several interests in Nepal: US Congressional report

apr 26, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet China has significantly increased its activities in Nepal where it has “several key interests,” ranging from the Tibetan refugees to part of its strategic objective to encircle India, a US Congressional report has said. “China has several key interests in Nepal. China has an interest in keeping Nepal from becoming a location from which […]

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100 Tibetan monks embark on peace march to “Save Kirti Monastery”

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Tweet To draw international community‘s attention to the acute crisis facing monks of Kirti Monastery in Tibet, 100 Tibetan Buddhist monks on Tuesday embarked on an ambitious peace march from Dharamsala to the Indian capital of New Delhi. The “All Monk Peace March from Dharamsala to Delhi”, by monks belonging to the Kirti Jeypa Monastery […]

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Dalai Lama leads mass prayer service for Kirti monks

apr 26, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama Tuesday led a mass prayer service for the victims of China’s ongoing violent crackdown on the monks of Kirti Monastery and local Tibetans in Ngaba County (Ch: Aba Xian) in Tibet’s north-eastern Amdo province. This is the first major prayer service after Chinese security forces launched […]

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