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Tibetan monk self-immolates to mark crackdown anniversary

Tibetan monk self-immolates to mark crackdown anniversary

DHARAMSALA, Mar 16: A young Tibetan monk has set himself on fire in restive Ngaba County to protest Chinese occupation of Tibet.

China conducts joint military drill in Lhasa

China conducts joint military drill in Lhasa

DHARAMSALA, Mar 15: Chinese police, paramilitary forces and fire department conducted large-scale joint exercises in Lhasa, Tibet’s regional capital on Mar 9 and in the evening of Mar 13, according to a blog post in Chinese by Beijing based Tibetan writer and poet, Woeser.

Five Tibetans arrested in Sog County

DHARAMSALA, Mar 14: Chinese authorities have arrested five Tibetans including two monks of Drilda monastery in Sog County in Tibet Autonomous Region.

Tibetan man detained without trial in critical health

DHARAMSALA, Mar 12: A Tibetan man detained for more than a year without trial in eastern Tibet is said to be in extremely poor health.

10 Tibetans arrested in Nepal for anti-China protests

KATHMANDU, Mar 10: Ten Tibetans, including six women, were arrested in Nepal today for staging anti-China protests as Tibetan exiles marked the 55th anniversary of the failed uprising in their Himalayan homeland.

Secretary Kerry raises Tibet issue with Chinese leaders

DHARAMSALA, Feb 15: In his latest visit to China, US Secretary of State, John Kerry on Feb 14 raised concern over deteriorating human rights condition in Tibet and Xinjiang with senior Chinese leaders among other issues of US concern such as denuclearization of North Korea

Chinese activist Hu Jia remains under house arrest

DHARAMSALA, Jan 28: Within hours after prominent Chinese human rights lawyer, Xu Zhiyong was sentenced to four years jail term for “disruption of public order” on Jan 26,

Tibet House US Benefit Concert to be held on March 11th

DHARAMSALA, Jan 18: Eagle’s guitarist Joe Walsh, Iggy Pop, Patti Smith and English rock band New Order are all slated to perform at the 24th annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert.

International musicians call for Tibetan singers’ release

DHARAMSALA, Dec 17: Peter Gabriel, Thom Yorke and Ed O’Brien (Radiohead), Serj Tankian (System of a Down) and Tjinder Singh (Cornershop) were the first ones to sign a petition launched by Free Tibet

US Ambassador to China Gary Locke to step down early next year

DHARAMSALA, Nov 21: The American Ambassador to China, Gary Locke, the first Chinese-American to hold the post said Wednesday that he will step down in early 2014