Monday 2014/07/28

Tibet / Tibetan Regions

Beijing: Tibetan Population Actually over 7 Million

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19.06.2014
The Chinese government first conducted the census in Tibet in 1953, but experts believe the results were inaccurate, since it reported that there were only 2.7 million Tibetans. More

Audio China Releases Two Tibetan Prisoners

Ngawang Lobsang of Kardze monastery and Gepe, a popular singer from Amdo Ngaba were arrested for calling for the return of the Dalai Lama, and composing Patriotic Tibetan songs.

Audio Tibetan Filmmaker Released from Prison

The self-taught cameraman and video-activist was arrested in 2008 after travelling across Tibet with his assistant to film the documentary "Leaving Fear Behind"

Audio China Arrests Popular Tibetan Singer

He was arrested by the Barkham County Public Security Bureau after a concert that was aimed at creating awareness among the Tibetan youth about the significance of preserving Tibetan language and culture.

Audio China Expands Direct Control Tibetan Monasteries

Tsering Tsomo, director of the center told VOA that Chinese officials visiting the Kyegudo area had ordered Tibetan monasteries in Trindu (Ch: Chenduo) County to replace all the monastic staff and management committee members with government and party appointees by 7 June 2014.

Golog Jigme Gyatso Arrives In Dharamsala

Golog Jigme Gyatso, who was imprisoned by Chinese authorities for his role in making a film in 2008 and has been on the run since his release two years ago, arrived in Dharamsala, India on May 18th.

Audio Supporters Show Excitement and Apprehension Ahead of Dhondup Wangchen's Release

Tibetan filmmaker and activist who has been detained by Chinese authorities since March 2008 on charges related to a 25-minute documentary titled “Leaving Fear Behind” is scheduled to be released from prison on June 5, 2014 after over six years of imprisonment.

Audio China Arrests Tibetan Monk for Critical China Poem

Authorities alleged that Choeying Kalden, 20 of Tsandan Monastery, Sog county wrote a poem critical of China’s policy towards Tibetans.

Audio Leaked Police Guideline Reveals Racial Discrimination Against Tibetans in Tibet

Guideline distributed to the hotels in Lhasa shows the Tibetans from Chamdo Prefecture, Nagchu Prefecture, Qinghai, Gansu, Yunan, and Sichuan provinces require police approval to stay in the hotels.

Audio Tibetan Man Self-immolates in Kham Tawu

Thinley Namgyal, aged 32 set himself ablaze around 12 noon local time in Tawu County of Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture on April 15, 2014.

Tibetan Youth Stages Solo Protest in Manigango

According a video surfacing the internet, the man walked through the streets throwing prayer flies, while repeatedly calling for the long live of the Dalai Lama.

Bawa Phuntsok Wangyal Dies at Age 92

According to sources close to the family, Phunwang had requested that he be cremated and that his ashes be taken to holy sites in Tibet such as Mount Kailash. Soon after he died, his family in Beijing had requested a Tibetan lama to conduct Phowa,

Audio Tibetan Nun Self-Immolates In Kham Bathang

This brings the number of Tibetan self-immolations in Tibet and Tibetan regions to 130 since this form of political protest by Tibetans started in February 2009.

Audio Campaign Gets Personal for Tibet Party Chief

Party chief in Tibetan Autonomous Region, Chen Quanguo, has begun meeting and exchanging friendly letters with monks from restive areas

Audio ICT Urges First Lady to Address Bilingual Education of Tibetans

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, and mother Marian Robinson, arrive at the Capital International Airport in Beijing, China, Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Two Tibetan Monks Self-immolate

Since 2009, more than 120 Tibetans have set themselves on fire demanding the return of Tibetan leader Dalai Lama and self-rule

Audio Two Tibetan Monks Carry Out Self-Immolation Protests

Losang Palden, in his 20s, and belonging to Kirti Monastery in Ngaba prefecture, Sichuan province, set himself ablaze around 11:40 AM local time. Kanyag Tsering, spokesperson for the India-based Kirti Monastery, told VOA that Palden’s immolation was in protest of the continuing crackdown and repres

Audio China Releases Political Prisoner in Critical Condition

Goshul Lobsang was arrested by the Chinese officials on May 5, 2010 with the allegation that he lead the 2008 Machu Protest.

Audio Awareness Of The Effects Of Junk Food Growing In Tibet

It is not known whether the causes for the health problems are due to hazardous ingredients in food products such as packaged meat snacks and sodas made in under regulated factories, or through contaminated food being sold long after the manufacturer’s expiration dates.

Audio Tibetan Man Self-immolates in Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture

This is the second self-immolation this year, making the total number of known self-immolators in Tibet since February 2009 to 127 Tibetans from various parts of Tibet.

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