Tuesday 2014/09/02

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State of Tibetan Democracy in Exile: Challenges and Prospects

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02.09.2014
Since the establishment of democracy 54 years ago, Tibetans in exile were able to achieve numerous democratic milestones. More

Audio Delhi Tibetans Celebrate Tibetan Democracy Day

Chief guest of the function, Kalon Dolma Gyari cautioned the danger of Tibetan unity being destroyed by certain people in the name of religious freedom.

Audio Dharamsala Tibetans Mark 54th Democracy Day

The official function was presided over by Shri Ravi Thakur, the MLA of Himachal Pradesh and Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, head of the Central Tibetan Administration.

Audio Two Tibetans Arrested for Taking Pictures in Restive Denma

The contents of the pictures, the duration of the individual's arrest, or their whereabouts are currently unknown.

Audio Chinese-Tibetan Conference in Hamburg Seeks Common Ground

Over 70 participants from 15 different countries took part in this Sino Tibetan discussion held in Hamburg, Germany.

Audio China Arrests Tibetan Nun from Amdo Golog

Kunsang Lhamo, 30, received a call from the local authorities a day before her arrest, while she was attending a patient at Golog hospital asking her to report to the Gade county station.

Audio Tibetan Youth Congress Amends Aims and Objectives

A three point resolution for its eight regional chapters were passed at the last general body meeting, held in Gangtok, Capital of Indian State of Sikkim from August 11-16, 2014.

Audio China Detains Tibetan Writer from Yushul

Dawa Tsomo, a Tibetan writer originally from Chiza Sachen Village, Zatoe County of Yushul Prefecture was arrested by the Chinese officials on August 13, 2014.

Audio SFT New Board Discusses Outreach Efforts

"Besides working to educate and mobilize the student community to support Tibet, the group finds ways to counter the propaganda spread by the Chinese government." said Tsepa.

Audio Tibetan Schools Review Basic Education Policy

The meeting was attended by heads of 10 Sambhota Schools and TCV Jangthang, Ladakh.

Audio Dalai Lama Expresses Gratitude Towards German Tibet Supporters

He is scheduled to attend the Sino Tibetan Conference on “Finding the Common Ground” on Aug 27 where Lobsang Sangay, head of the Tibetan administration in exile is also expected to participate.

Audio Former Political Prisoner Smuggles List of Others Incarcerated in Deyang Prison

Trinley, originally from Karze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, was imprisoned for calling for the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet, unity among Tibetans of three provinces, and freedom for Tibetans on June 20, 2008.

Audio Tibetan Parliamentary Delegation Visits Australia

The parliamentary delegation were received upon their arrival at the Sydney airport by Lhakpa Tshoko, representative in Canberra, Australia and members of the Tibetan community in Australia on August 23, 2014.

Audio China Hands 9-year Prison Term to Driru Monastery Teacher

Geshe Nyandak, around 40 years of age, was arrested in December 2012 in Tibet's capital city of Lhasa, followed by his disappearance for over a year and seven months.

Audio Pregnant Teenage Wife Kills Self Following Husband's Death in Police Custody

Jampa's wife, whose name is currently unknown, was said to be around seven months pregnant at the time of her suicide.

Audio Tibetan Netizens Show Frustration Over China's Continuous Consumption of Endangered Species

This is an image of a Kyang, Tibet’s endangered species that the Chinese government has listed as a class 1 protected animal, which has now become a victim of China’s salacious elite society.

Audio Chinese Armed Forces Tighten Security During Shoton Festival in Lhasa

The festival mainly consists of three parts which includes the Great Buddha Thangka Display, Tibetan Opera Show, followed by the Horsemanship (Yak) race show.

Audio Dalai Lama Explains Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life in Germany

He talked about Shantideva, an 8th century Indian Buddhist monk, who was a scholar at Nalanda, and composed the two texts including the one that he explained to the audience today.

Audio SFT Presents Lhakar Award During Annual Longsho Event

The New York based student group honored Lhakar Awards to exceptional individuals and organizations who have worked diligently towards the Tibetan cause.

Audio TCHRD Organizes Seminar on Problems of Tibetan Refugees in Nepal

The two-day seminar dwelt mainly on causes of problems that Tibetan refugees are facing in Nepal, the change of Nepal’s soft policy toward Tibetan refugees, and its proximity with China.

Audio Talk to China on Tibet Plateau Not Border: Retired Army General

"Border issue is implanted on Indian minds by China to divert the real issues that concerns India the most."

Audio Dalai Lama Arrives in Hamburg Germany

He is scheduled for a talk tomorrow on 'Secular Ethics: Human Values in Our Lives'

Tibetan Deaths in Chinese Police Custody Draw International Scrutiny

International rights groups who contacted local eyewitnesses said police opened fire on demonstrators in Sichuan Province, and five died after being denied medical treatment

Audio Dharamsala Tibetans Hold Prayer and Candle Light Vigil in Solidarity with Denma

Jigme Dorjee, an Executive Member of Central Derge Association shared the details of the grave situation inside Denma, where peaceful protesters were shot down by local police brutality.

Audio Scholar Says Economic Development Structure in Tibet Destabilizes the Region

Dr. Fischer believes that China’s highly subsidized economy structure in Tibetan Autonomous Region and other Tibetan areas disempowers the Tibetans, while making the Chinese economic power holders in the region.

Audio Chinese Official Asks for Monastic Education System Reform

The opinion column contained the significance of letting Tibetans practice their century old tradition to achieve social and political stability along with ethnic harmony.

Audio China Used Machine Guns to Kill Tibetans During March 2008 Protest

Tsering Gyal, a researcher at TCHRD says that the documents clearly reveal the fact that there were no less than 101 Tibetans shot during the Lhasa protests.

Audio Tibetan Justice Commission Holds 4th General Meeting

The meeting held in Dharamsala, northern India is attended by over twenty justice commissioners and secretaries of the justice commission.

Audio China Releases Tibetan Political Prisoner

Tsekyab was arrested by the authorities on August 12, 2012, for allegedly distributing political literature as a member of “Anti-Communist Tibetan Youth Party.”

Audio Big Bone Disease, an Endemic in Many Tibetan Areas

The disease is most prevalence in rural areas under Lhasa City jurisdiction where a clinical prevalence survey suggests 11.4 percent people have symptoms of KBD (Drumbu Tsigchen in Tibetan)

Audio Three More Tibetans Die in Custody in Denma Township

The individuals that succumbed to injuries sustained during the police firing were Tsewang Gonpo, around 60, Yeshi, 42, and Jinpa Tharchin, aged 18.

Video China Releases Tibetan Political Prisoner

Chinese authorities released Tsekyab of Serta Yarlung County, Karze Prefecture on August 12, after completing a two-year prison term. “We welcome the hero of Tibetan freedom struggle, Tsekyab,” was written on a slogan when family members and local Tibetans welcomed him. Tsekyab was arrested by the Chinese authorities two years back on August 12 for allegedly distributing political literature as a member of “Anti-Communist Tibetan Youth Party.”

Audio Tibetan Man from Denma Township Kills Himself in an Apparent Protest

Lodoe Pasang's suicide incident occurred days after the authorities arrested their local chief, Wangdak last Tuesday, August 12, during which the local Tibetans held a peaceful protest to request for the chief's release.

Audio TIPA Conducts Special Artiste Recruitment After a Decade

The last major recruitment that took place in 2004 saw about 400 applicants, out of which more than 300 showed up for the auditions, but this year they received only 36.

Audio Center for Conflict Resolution Launches Third Trainer's Training

The educational organization was set up in 2001, and since then have given over 250 training and workshops on peaceful resolutions.

Audio Dharamsala Tibetans Greet India on 68th Independence Day

"This is the first year of Narendra Modi's Prime Ministership and on behalf of all the Tibetans, I wish Shri Modi and his team of cabinet a very successful term," said Lobsang Sangay, head of CTA.

Audio Sarah College Introduces Masters Degree in Tibetan History and Literature

The institution currently has 252 students from different nationalities taking part in its various programs.

Audio Tibetans in Denma Township Plead Local Authorities to Release Chief

Chief Wangdak, around 45, originally from Shugpa area of Denma Township, who was also the president of Demna Horse Race Festival was arrested around midnight on Monday.

Audio Tibet Supporters Celebrate Indian Festival in Delhi

"On this day, to defeat the demonic China, we will take strong commitment to do all the activities jointly," said Mr. Pankaj Goel, President of Indian Tibet Support Group.

Audio Sikyong Urges Kirti Graduates to Serve Tibetan Community

Venerable Lobsang Gyatso, Principle of the Kirti Tibetan Education Center, shared the aims and objectives of the institution and their teaching system.

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Chinese-Tibetan Conference in Hamburg Seeks Common Groundi
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Kunleng discusses Finding Common Ground, the just concluded Chinese-Tibetan conference that took place in Hamburg, Germany
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Video Chinese-Tibetan Conference in Hamburg Seeks Common Ground

Kunleng discusses Finding Common Ground, the just concluded Chinese-Tibetan conference that took place in Hamburg, Germany
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Video The Dalai Lama’s Germany Visit

Kunleng discusses the just concluded six day visit to Hamburg, Germany, where he spoke on Secular Ethics, delivered teachings by Shantideva and Thokme Sangpo on the path of the Bodhisattva, and addressed a Chinese-Tibetan conference
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Video Crackdown in Kham Denma

Kunleng discusses the ongoing crackdown, detentions and deaths in Kham Denma where security forces shot into crowds of unarmed Tibetans on August 12, leaving scores wounded and five dead due to deprivation of medical treatment and beatings in detention.
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Video The Smuggled List of Tibetan Prisoners in Deyang Prison

Speaks with the released political prisoner who recently smuggled out a list of the other Tibetan prisoners incarcerated with him, mainly for protests in 2008 and 2009.
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Video Tibet Film Series at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City

Kunleng discusses Lens On Tibet, a 12 film series currently under way at MOMA, which is part of ‘Gaton’, a celebration of contemporary Tibetan culture to mark Trace Foundation’s 20 years of work with Tibetan communities inside Tibet. Guests: Tenzin Gelek, staff, Trace Foundation, and Dorje Tsering Chenaktsang, Film Director and poet.
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Cyber Tibet Aug 22, 2014i
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22.08.2014
Cyber Tibet introduces tsamduk.com, a new music website, students in Tibet subtitling TED videos, netizen response to photo on Chinese social media showing a laughing Chinese man the cutting organs of a wild Tibetan donkey, Skype interviews Thupten on the growing anger against disrespectful Chinese tourists in Tibet, and shows two music and dance clips.
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Video Cyber Tibet Aug 22, 2014

Cyber Tibet introduces tsamduk.com, a new music website, students in Tibet subtitling TED videos, netizen response to photo on Chinese social media showing a laughing Chinese man the cutting organs of a wild Tibetan donkey, Skype interviews Thupten on the growing anger against disrespectful Chinese tourists in Tibet, and shows two music and dance clips.
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Video Cyber Tibet Aug 8, 2014

Cyber Tibet looks at the current online debate surfacing on weibo regarding Tibetan environmental issues, introduces a Tibetan women blog http://yimbe.net/, speaks with Pema Yoko, producer of the Tibetan Solution video and creator of the website http://tibetsolution.org/, and concludes with a selection of short humorous videos from Tibetans inside Tibet and in exile.

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