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Immolations are just one sign of tension over Communist rule

The Times | August 23, 2015

By the point Dongtuk arrived, the physique was gone. A pack of matches lay on the bottom, the one signal of the horror that had taken place. Dongtuk picked them up and fingered them.

An ethnic group dances in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region in March. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese hackers spying on Tibetan groups in India for years, experts say

James Griffiths, South China Morning Post | August 21, 2015

Chinese hackers are believed to have targeted Tibetan exile groups in India that Beijing views as a threat for at least four years, despite China denying any official involvement in hacking.

Tibet under new crackdown campaign ahead of 50th founding anniversary celebrations of TAR

DHARAMSALA, Aug 20: The preparations for the celebration of 50th founding anniversary of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) have worsened an already deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet, a Tibetan rights group based in Daharamsala said in a release, adding that with the anniversary celebrations, China is hoping to hoodwink the international community, which has begun to pay more attention to Tibet since the 2008 mass uprising.

Unidentified Tibetan youth arrested for lone protest against Chinese government in eastern Tibet

Unidentified Tibetan youth arrested for lone protest against Chinese government in eastern Tibet

DHARAMSALA, Aug 18: An unidentified Tibetan youth was arrested by Chinese police in the morning today in eastern Tibet for staging a lone protest calling for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and freedom for Tibetans.

An undated photo of Woekar Kyi with her son.

Tibetan nomad mother arrested for solitary protest

DHARAMSALA, Aug 18: A Tibetan nomad mother was arrested after staging a solitary protest against the Chinese government in restive Ngaba county in eastern Tibet.

Tibetans congratulate and thank India on Independence Day

Tibetans congratulate and thank India on Independence Day

DHARAMSALA, Aug 17: The elected political head of the Tibetan people, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay expressed his congratulations to the government and people of India on its 69 Independence Day on Aug 15 at a brief ceremony held at the Kashag Secretariat here in Dharamsala.

Senator Ben Cardin

US senators urge Obama to raise human rights and Tibet issue during Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit to US in september

DHARAMSALA, Aug 14: Ten US Senators have urged President Obama to raise the deteriorating situation of human rights during Chinese President Xi Jinjing’s visit to the US next month and emphasize to Xi that China should refrain from interfering in the centuries-old system of recognizing reincarnate Tibetan Buddhist lamas.

Sikong (middle) releasing new DVD on Middle Way Approach.

Sikyong Sangay to contest for another term, video on MWA and new mobile app launched

DHARAMSALA, Aug 13: The incumbent Sikyong or the elected political head of the Tibetan people, Dr Lobsang Sangay announced that he will contest for the Sikyong 2016 elections but stated that he’ll formally announce his candidacy Sep 2 which coincides with Tibetan Democracy day.

Cyberspace abuzz ahead of polls to the Tibetan parliament-in-exile

[IANS] DHARAMSALA, AUG 12: Cyberspace is abuzz with activity ahead of the primaries to shortlist candidates for the Tibetan parliament-in-exile.

Tibetan parents should act as role model for their children: Sikyong Sangay

Tibetan parents should act as role model for their children: Sikyong Sangay

DHARAMSALA, Aug 12: The first conference of Tibetan school children’s parents stressing on significance of parents involvement in the upbringing and education of Tibetan children is being held at Lower TCV School, Dharamsala.