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Tibet / Tibetan Regions

China Publishes 'Verified Living Buddha' List

However, the spiritual cataloguing scheme has already been criticized as a means of further controlling Tibetan affairs. "This living Buddha database and the whole policy toward reincarnation is clearly a pre-emptive move by the government to control what happens after this Dalai Lama," Amnesty More

Audio China: Subsidized Tibetan “Middle Class Society” Would Stabilize Region

Andrew Fischer, an economist who has done extensive studies on the development in Tibet, says that the way China carries out development in Tibet is through government subsidies, not with a goal of self-sustainability.

Audio Climate Change and Human Health in Tibet

The report said that the mosquitoes found in Lhasa included “pure mosquitoes” and “hybrids”, some of which are the types that carry diseases such as Japanese encephalitis, meningitis, and urticaria.

Video Tibetan Lone Protestor Arrested in Kardze

The footage surfacing the net shows Sangye throwing small prayer leaflets in the air and calling for the Dalai Lama’s long life.

Researchers: Tibetan Glacial Melt Threatens Billions

Chinese scientists say Tibetan Plateau, the 'roof of the world,' may soon lose most of its glacier and permafrost, dramatically affecting Asia's water supply

Video US Lawmakers Wary of Progress After Tibet Visit

Rep. Jim McGovern said he and fellow lawmakers 'too often' heard characterizations of Tibet and the Dalai Lama that reflected old.

Audio After Tibet Visit, US Lawmakers Air Concerns

The lawmakers expressed concerns regarding "freedom of religion and expression for the Tibetan people; the preservation of Tibet’s unique cultural, religious and linguistic heritage; and diplomatic and public access to Tibet."

Audio Senior US Lawmaker Visits Tibet, Holds Talks in Beijing

Nancy Pelosi met with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, after a tour of Tibet.

Audio Democratic Leader Pelosi Heads Rare US Delegation to Tibet

Few details are known about Pelosi's trip, which was not announced beforehand; China's Foreign Ministry describes visit as part of 'normal exchange' between the two countries

Audio Wave of Solo Peaceful Protests in Ngaba: Causes and Impacts

Despite the fact that Ngaba has been one of the most repressive places in Tibet today, there has been a wave of solo protests against China's repressive policies towards Tibetans.

Audio Leaked Chinese Document Target Lamas and Monasteries

Dharamsala based Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) today released official Chinese documents that they say expose “the scale and depth of state-sanctioned repression in Diru,” an area in the ‘Tibet Autonomous Region’, that has seen continuous crackdowns on monasteries and civil

China’s Corruption Fight Targets Tibetans Who “Secret Believe”

Tibet’s ethnic Chinese party boss Chen Quanguo vowed to crack down on officials who “profess no religious belief but secretly believe” and promised to go after officials who revere the Dalai Lama, listen to his sermons, and send their children to exile Tibetan schools in India.

Video Thousands Gather in Bathang Temple Opening

Ba Chode Gompa, the main monastery in Batang County, Western Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, located in today's Sichuan Province installed a historical statue of buddha Shakyamuni.

Audio Chinese Authorities Demolish Tibetan Nunnery in Driru

106 nuns from a well-known Tibetan nunnery that has often been a subject to crackdown have been expelled from their homes, which was later destroyed.

Audio China Arrests Latest Tibetan Lone Protestor in Ngapa

Holding up a picture of the Dalai Lama, Tashi, 31, took to a crowded street in Ngapa County and shouted, “Tibetans want freedom, and let the Dalai Lama return to Tibet.”

Audio Tourist Garbage Chokes Tibet's Wetland

As China often imposes restrictions to foreign tourists to visit Tibet, the majority of the tourists TAR and Tibetan areas, like Qinghai Lake, receive are from China.

Audio Tibetans in Machu Petition Fair Price For Meat and Dairy Products

Tibetan nomads holding a banner as seen in pictures surfacing the net, had previously raised their concern about the unfairly low price provided by the authorities for their sheep and goat, but their requests had repeatedly been ignored.

Audio China’s Campaign to Stabilize Tibet Moved to Private Homes of Authorities

Critics say that it is the latest attempt of the Chinese government to gain the hearts and minds of Tibetans that is doomed to fail.

Audio China’s Tibetan Language Media Censored and Distorted Obama’s Remark with Xi

What the Chinese media did not mention was that Obama urged Xi Jinping to preserve the Tibetan religion and culture and engage with the Dalai Lama or his representatives.

Audio China Completes Tibet's Biggest Hydropower Plant

Zangmu facility will supply 2.5 billion kilowatt-hours of power annually, or enough to meet the needs of more than 600,000 residents

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