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    Tibetan languages face heavy government pressure whilst modernity threatens neglected dialects
    March 5, 2017
     
    The Loatian Irrawaddy Dolphin, the Hawaiian Crow and the Taiwanese language of Pazeh all share something in common: they are now extinct. Just a week since UNESCO’s Global Mother Language Day, the spotlight has fallen upon struggling languages which – like their counterparts in the animal world – are collapsing. More
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    Dalai Lama’s representative to raise Tibetan flag at the Guildhall in Northampton
    February 28, 2014
     
    [Northampton Newspaper] Written by NICHOLAS BIEBER The Dalai Lama’s representative will be in Northampton next week to raise the Tibetan flag. Thubten Samdup will join Mayor Les Marriott and Mayoress Lisa Marriott for the event at the Guildhall on Tuesday at midday. More
  • Propaganda and Journalism in Tibet
    September 9, 2011
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    By Mark Johnston [Friday, 9 September 2011, 1:20 p.m.] 1.  Introduction The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) control informational flows through an intricate system that censors sensitive information and restricts the spread of dissident ideas, replacing them with propaganda that run in accordance with party ideology. More
  • What’s Next
    December 30, 2009
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                                             What's Next?                                                                   by Bhuchung D. Sonam "What happened in Tibet last year and the terrible Chinese crackdowns have left me angry and frustrated. I want to do something. More
  • Interview with Kalon Tripa, Prof Samdhong Rinpoche
    July 25, 2008
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    Interview with Kalon Tripa, Prof Samdhong Rinpoche Friday, 25 July 2008, 10:43 a.m. by Claude Arpi Lobsang Tenzin, better known as Professor Samdhong Rinpoche, the Kalon Tripa, or Prime Minister of the Tibetan government in exile, lights a candle after inaugurating a Tibetan Library in South India. More
  • Restriction Fear Grips Nepal-Office of Tibet
    June 2, 2004
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    Restriction Fear Grips Nepal-Office of Tibet New York, 2 June: Tibetans in Nepal and their Nepalese sympathisers fear that the government of Nepal may find itself forced to mount new restrictions on the activities of the Tibetan Representative Office and Reception Center in Kathmandu. More
  • Tibetans, supporters brave English weather to mark Tibet Day
    March 8, 2004
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    TibetNet- News Flash Tibetans, supporters brave English weather to mark Tibet Day LONDON: A few hundred Tibetans and supporters gathered yesterday morning outside the Chinese Embassy here amid cold wind and sporadic rain to mark the 45th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising day that falls on 10th March- a day commemorated by Tibetans and supporters all over the world to pay homage to the d More
  • NGOs slam political apathy by EU on China
    April 11, 2002
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    NGOs slam political apathy by EU on China Geneva, 10 April: Three Tibet NGOs issued a robust criticism of the European Union for its failure to act on the continued abuses of human rights inflicted by China on its citizens and on the people of occupied Tibet. More
  • China, IOC try to shut out human rights concerns, Tibetans continue opposition despite restrictions
    July 13, 2001
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: China, IOC try to shut out human rights concerns, Tibetans continue opposition despite restrictions 13 July, 2001: (Moscow) Two human rights advocates were briefly detained by police this afternoon for passing out leaflets listing questions for the IOC to consider regarding Beijing's controversial bid to host the 2008 Olympic Games. More
  • Eight Tibetans arrested in Moscow
    July 12, 2001
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    Eight Arrested as Tibetans Demonstrate Opposition to Beijing's Olympics Bid July 11, 2001 (Moscow): Five Tibetans and a Swiss supporter were arrested outside the Hotel Ukraine in Moscow when they attempted to unfurl a banner declaring opposition to Beijing's bid to host the 2008 Olympic Games. Two journalists were apparently also arrested at the time. More
  • BP’s inclusion in FTSE4Good index “inappropriate”
    July 11, 2001
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      BP's inclusion in FTSE4Good index "inappropriate" 11 July, 2001: Tibet campaigners have expressed their disappointment that BP, a company with investments in the exploitation of Tibetan natural resources, is listed in the ethical index, FTSE4Good, which announced its constituents earlier today. More