» 01/23/2012, 00.00
TIBET – CHINA
Buddhist monk dies from police torture
Geshi Tsultrim Gyatso, 51, dies after six months in detention in a Qinghai prison. Police does not deny occurrence but claims it is “not responsible” for his death outside of prison. Chinese repression in Tibet continues unabated.
20/05/2011 TIBET – CHINA
Chinese Communist Party fears religious freedom and democracy, says Tibetan leader
Samdhong Rinpoche, the former prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, slams China for its “continuous and repetitive insults against the Dalai Lama and our political system,” which “shows how scared Beijing is about democracy”.
04/08/2015 TIBET – CHINA
China’s Communist Party will pick the “next Dalai Lama, period!”
The party’s politburo met in Beijing chaired by President Xi Jinping to settle the “Tibetan question” once and for all. No unauthorised reincarnations will be allowed. China’s Communist government wants to interfere in purely religious matters, exploiting traditions that precede the People’s Republic by centuries. For Tibetan lawmaker, this “is ridiculous at best”.
16/03/2009 TIBET – CHINA
Panchen Lama praises Beijing as arrests continue in Tibet
Appointed by Beijing 15 years ago in lieu of the Panchen Lama recognised by the Dalai Lama, Gyancain Norbu sees everything as rosy. But in China’s Tibetan regions the list of the arrested gets longer by the day.
30/01/2013 TIBET - INDIA - CHINA
Tibetan People's Solidarity Campaign launched in Dharamsala
Between 30 January and 2 February, a series of events and meetings will be held in New Delhi on Chinese repression in Tibet. The international community "must act now and condemn what is happening in this land," Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said. Although he is opposed to self-immolations, he believes they are sign of Tibetans' desperation and determination.
08/10/2013 TIBET - CHINA
Forty Tibetans arrested for protesting against China's red flag
Diru County is again the scene of clashes between Communist authorities and residents. In Mowa village, locals revolt against the obligation of raising the Chinese flag where normally prayer flags stand. This is followed by police crackdown. Students go on strike against the expulsion of fellow students whose parents participated in anti-government protest.
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