Archivio per luglio, 2011

China rakes visa issue with India

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Tweet In a move that is set to strain diplomatic ties between the two Asian giants, China has once again issued stapled visas to a group of Indian sportspersons. Three karatekas and an official from India’s north eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh were issued stapled visas by the Chinese Embassy in Delhi preventing them from […]

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Offers His Condolences to Those Affected by the Violence in Norway

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Tweet Dharamsala, HP, India, 23 July 2011 (OHHDL) – In a letter sent to the Prime Minister of Norway, H.E. Jens Stoltenberg on 23 July 2011, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sadness and shock on learning of the tragedy that has befallen Norway with a bomb blast in the centre of Oslo as […]

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H.H. the Dalai Lama Offers His Condolences to Those Affected by the Violence in Norway

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Tweet Dharamsala, HP, India, 23 July 2011 (OHHDL) – In a letter sent to the Prime Minister of Norway, H.E. Jens Stoltenberg on 23 July 2011, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sadness and shock on learning of the tragedy that has befallen Norway with a bomb blast in the centre of Oslo as […]

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No respite for Kirti as another monk sentenced to 3 years

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Tweet Days after Xi Jinping exhorted monks in Tibet to “fight against separatist activities”, latest information coming out of Kirti Monastery in Ngaba, eastern Tibet, confirm that monks at the monastery are being forced to denunciate the Dalai Lama as the ongoing siege on the monastery by Chinese officials and security personnel continues. Sources in […]

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U.S. consulate in Lhasa first, then Chinese consulates in America, US resolves

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Tweet In an ultimatum of sorts, the US House Foreign Affairs Committee in an Act July 20 has directed the Secretary of State to forbid additional Chinese consulates in the United States until China allows a US consulate in Lhasa, Tibet. The House panel in its Foreign Relations Authorization Act Fiscal Year 2012 while amending […]

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International Rangzen meet concludes in Europe

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Tweet A strategic meeting to reassert the “essential aims and goals of restoring independence of Tibet” concluded in Zurich July 24. The two-day meeting organised by the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the largest pro-independence group in exile was hosted by the Swiss based Tibetan Youth Association Europe(TYAE). Prominent freedom fighters and former political prisoners including […]

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Tibet Airlines Company operates first flight

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Tweet Chinese owned Tibet Airlines Co Ltd (TAC) operated its maiden flight from Lhasa Gonggar Airport to Ngari Ali Khunsa Airport yesterday. Earlier reports had suggested that TAC, the only carrier based in Lhasa, would begin operations with an inaugural direct flight connecting Beijing and Lhasa. State-owned Tibet Investment Co. holds 51 percent of the […]

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Pechino condanna un monaco tibetano a tre anni di prigione

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Tweet Dhonyoe Dorjee è del monastero di Kirti, come altri monaci condannati nelle scorse settimane perché si oppongono al regime di occupazione. Il monastero è sorvegliato all’interno e all’esterno dalla polizia e dalle forze speciali. Un altro monaco del monastero di Kirti, Dhonyoe Dorjee, nella contea di Ngaba, è stato condannato a tre anni di […]

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Thousands enthrone the Dalai Lama’s portrait in Tibet

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Tweet A religious gathering of over 5000 people in eastern Tibet violated Chinese government orders and publicly enthroned a portrait of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama with full religious ceremonial gaiety. The enthronement of the portraits of the Dalai Lama and the 10th Panchen Lama took place at the Kham Lithang Gonchen during the […]

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Obama administration urges China to pursue substantive dialogue with the Dalai Lama

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Tweet A high-ranking official in the Obama administration expressed regret at the Chinese government’s failure to engage in substantive dialogue with the Tibetans and warned China that its ‘counterproductive policies’ in Tibet will undermine efforts to maintain current social and economic development, July 13. Speaking in the US capital, Maria Otero, Under Secretary for Democracy […]

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