Archivio per giugno, 2011

Obituary – “George” Dundul Namgyal Tsarong

giu 24, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet “George” Dundul Namgyal Tsarong, 91, died 3:30 pm, June 18th 2011 in a hospital in Dehra Dun, India. Dundul Namgyal was born in 1920 in Lhasa as the eldest son of DASANG DAMDUL TSARONG, the commander-in-chief of the Tibetan army. His family sent him to study at St. Joseph’s College in India, after which […]

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Richard Gere criticizes China over abuse in Tibet ‎

giu 24, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet An avid Buddhist and supporter of the Dalai Lama, the Hollywood actor spoke out on the sufferings of Tibetans under Chinese occupation in Seoul, Wednesday. “No one wanted to ask a political question so I will answer one anyhow,” Gere told the local press ahead of the opening of an exhibition at Seoul Arts […]

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EU-China Dialogue on Human Rights

giu 24, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet On 16 June 2011 the European Union and the People’s Republic of China held the 30th round of the EU-China Dialogue on Human Rights in Beijing.

 The EU delegation was led by Jim Moran, Director for Asia at the European External Action Service of the EU. The Chinese delegation was led by Chen Xu, […]

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Implement international human rights standards: EU raps China

giu 24, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet In a dialogue on human rights said to have been conducted in a “free and frank atmosphere”, the European Union (EU) expressed concerns over the implementation of international human rights standards in China and how to translate them into domestic practice. The dialogue was held under the aegis of the EU-China Dialogue on Human […]

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ICT annual refugee report finds Tibetans at risk in Nepal

giu 24, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet A new ICT report for release on June 20, U.N. World Refugee Day, documents dangers for Tibetan refugees transiting Nepal and for Nepal’s long-staying Tibetan refugee community. The report attributes these dangers to inadequate protections provided to Tibetans by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the government of Nepal, and to significant pressure […]

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La Cina chiude il Tibet ai turisti stranieri fino alla fine di luglio

giu 24, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet Cancellate migliaia di prenotazioni, anche i viaggi di gruppo. Un colpo all’economia della regione, ma anche una mossa preventiva nel timore che avvengano rivolte il 1°luglio, anniversario della fondazione del partito comunista cinese. Penpa Tsering: Non vogliono che la reale situazione sia vista da occhi indipendenti. Fino alla fine di luglio a tutti gli […]

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Documentary film by former Tibetan political prisoner premieres in Dharamsala

giu 22, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet Dharamsala, June 22 – The India premiere of ‘Tibet in Song’, a film by a former political prisoner and musicologist Ngawang Choephel was held in Dharamsala yesterday. Ngawang traveled to Tibet in 1995 to record musical footage for a project inside Tibet. He was arrested by the Chinese government on charges of espionage and […]

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His Holiness’ Australian tour concludes with “Songs for the Dalai Lama” concert

giu 19, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet Perth, Australia, 19 June 2011 (By Tsering Kyinzom Dhongdue) – His Holiness addressed a sell-out crowd of 14,500 people at the Burswood Dome in West Australian capital Perth this morning. He spoke on “Spirituality in the Modern World” at his last “public conversation” as part of the 2011 Australian tour. “The world has made […]

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His Holiness in Perth for the last leg of Australian tour

giu 18, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet Perth, Australia, 18 June 2011 (By Tsering Kyinzom Dhongdue) – His Holiness touched down in Perth this afternoon for the final leg of his Australian tour. After a five-hour flight from Brisbane, His Holiness headed straight to Freemantle Town Hall for a public reception hosted by Senator Scott Ludlam, Member of Parliament Melissa Parke […]

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Fears for future of Kirti monastery; UN seeks answers

giu 17, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet According to new information received by ICT, monks have been leaving Kirti monastery in recent months due to the presence of troops blockading the monastery, the risks of disappearance, torture and detention due to the security crackdown combined with a patriotic education campaign that is making religious practice difficult or impossible. According to some […]

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