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  • New cases of Tibetan writers being arrested, attacked in Tibet

    12 June 2010, by TW

    Reporters Without Borders condemns two new serious cases of detention and use of violence against Tibetan journalists and writers in the past few days. Two magazine editors were arrested by police in Chengdu on 5 June and were mistreated all night before being released, while a writer and monk was arrested without a warrant for the second time in 13 months on 24 May in Ngaba, in eastern Tibet, and has been held ever since without being able to see his family. “The Chinese authorities are (...)

  • The Struggle for the Spirit: Being Tibetan in Beijing

    6 November 2009, by TW

    TibetWrites & Students For a Free Tibet present DECHEN’S China EXPERIENCE The Struggle for the Spirit: Being Tibetan in Beijing Date: Friday, 06 November 2009 Time: 17:15 - 18:30 Venue: LHAKPA TSERING MEMORIAL HALL, DIIR, GANCHEN KYISHONG Dechen Pemba moved to Beijing in September 2006 to learn Chinese, and to see for herself what life in China was like. This talk & slideshow present an overview of her experiences in nearly two-year stay in Beijing, during the run-up to the (...)

  • Call for contribution

    22 June 2009, by TW

    The Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His Holiness The Dalai Lama invites contributions for a book TIBET: VOICES IN EXILE to be published by a major international publisher We are looking for personal narratives and perspectives from Tibetans in exile in India and overseas. These could cover any concern, issue, reflection, memory or dreams exploring experiences, or predicaments that are personal, social or political. Authors can explore the past, the present or the future – both (...)

  • 81-year-old Tibetan to Receive Jeri Laber International Freedom to Publish Award

    17 April 2009, by TW

    Paljor Norbu, an eighty-one-year-old Tibetan printer and publisher from Lhasa, has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the Jeri Laber International Freedom to Publish Award, the International Freedom to Publish Committee (IFTPC) announced Thursday. Paljor Norbu was arrested by Chinese police from his home in Tibet’s capital Lhasa on 31 October last year, for allegedly printing “prohibited material,” including the banned Tibetan flag. He was tried in secret in November and sentenced to (...)

  • Tibet Update, April 29

    1 May 2008, by TW

    The group of journalists consisting of those from Reuters, CNN and the Japanese newspaper and the official Chinese journalists, has already arrived at the base camp at Mt. Everest, and are planning to interview the Beijing Olympic torch relay. Lhasa is displaying a false appearance of harmony with dazzling red. CONTINUE

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