Archivio per febbraio, 2013

Mass arrest of Tibetans in connection with self-immolations

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Tweet In a first of its kind mass arrest in connection with the ongoing wave of self-immolation protests in Tibet, Chinese authorities have arrested 70 Tibetans in eastern Tibet. Chinese state media Xinhua on Thursday cited police in the Malho region as saying that the “criminal suspects” were captured fonte phayul.com

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TIBET – CINA – Qinghai, 13 anni di carcere per un’auto-immolazione mai avvenuta

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Tweet Prosegue la stretta di Pechino contro la popolazione tibetana: dopo i 70 arresti “in relazione ai suicidi”, un tribunale condanna un uomo per aver spinto un monaco al suicidio. Anche se il suicidio poi non si è verificato. Il regime comunista avverte: “Questa sarà la sorte di tutti i colpevoli”. fonte asianews.it

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US broadcaster denies China’s allegations of “encouraging” Tibet immolations

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Tweet A major US based broadcaster, which has a widely followed Tibetan language section, has denied Chinese allegations of their involvement in encouraging Tibetan protesters to set themselves on fire. fonte phayul.com

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Enhance combat preparedness: Xi tells military

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Tweet In growing war overtures, Chinese leader Xi Jinping has called for “expanding and deepening” the Chinese military’s combat preparedness. This comes days after Japan lodged a protest against China after a Chinese vessel pointed a type of radar normally used to help guide missiles at a Japanese navy ship fonte phayul.com

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Three Tibetan films to feature at human rights film festival

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Tweet A film festival on the state of global human rights, currently underway in Oslo, Norway will be focusing on Tibet with the screening of three prominent Tibetan documentaries. The Human Rights Human Wrongs Documentary Film Festival from February 5-10, will feature “exceptional films, talks and debates about fonte phayul.com

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CTA offers tenshug to the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Rinpoche

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Tweet The Department of Religion and Culture of the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamshala offered a long life prayer ceremony (Tenshug) to Gyalwa Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, Monday. The tenshug offering was held at the Gyuto monastery near the exile Tibetan headquarters fonte phayul.com

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Tibetan dies months after Chinese police used explosives on peaceful protest

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Tweet A Tibetan man has succumbed to his injuries, nine months after he sustained severe injuries in a violent police crackdown on peaceful protest in Ba Dzong region of eastern Tibet. During the same protest on March 18, 2012, a Tibetan minor was killed and several others were injured after Chinese police used tear gas […]

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HRW censures China over poor rights record

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Tweet A global right group has censured China over its human rights record noting that the world’s most populous country made “minimal progress on political, civil, socio-economic or cultural rights” in 2012. New York based Human Rights Watch, in its World Report 2013 said China’s human rights record “remained poor” throughout last year. fonte phayul.com

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China is playing with innocent Tibetan lives: Kirti Rinpoche

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Tweet On the sidelines of the just concluded Tibetan People’s Solidarity Campaign in the Indian capital, Kyabje Kirti Rinpoche called for the release of eight Tibetans sentenced in connection with Tibet self-immolations. Kyabje Kirti Rinpoche, the head lama of Kirti monasteries, where more than 30 of the 99 self-immolations have occurred fonte phayul.com

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Calls grow for release of Tibetans convicted in self-immolation cases

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Tweet Calls for the release of eight Tibetans who have been sentenced to lengthy jail terms, including one sentenced to death with a two year reprieve, in connection with Tibet self-immolations has grown over the past week. On January 31, Chinese courts in eastern Tibet sentenced Lobsang Kunchok to death fonte phayul.com

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