WEEKLY TIBET NEWS DIGEST 20 APRIL 2016

WEEKLY DIGEST 20 April 16 (Click here for Pdf version)

INSIDE TIBET

  1. Tibetan Protest Monk Released From Prison in Uncertain Health RFA, 19 April 2016
  2. China’s ill-advised development policy led to protest by Tibetan graduates TCHRD, 12 April 2016
  3. Tibetans Sentenced For Attempt to Retake Community Land RFA, 11 April 2016
  4. Tibetan Monk Released From Prison After Being Held Incommunicado For Years RFA, 08 April 2016
  5. Revoke discriminatory, unjust verdict against Tibetan writer Shokjang TCHRD, 07 April 2016
  6. No home but the hills for Tibet’s nomad Gulf News, AFP, 01 April 2016

 

IN EXILE

  1. His Holiness the Dalai Lama joins 270 Religious Leaders to Sign Interfaith Climate Statement Tibet.net, 20 April 2016
  2. US Congress Holds Hearing on China’s Pervasive Use of Torture, Golog Jigme Testifies Tibet.net, 18 April 2016
  3. His Holiness the Dalai Lama Expresses Sympathy and Support for the Victims of Earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador Dalailama.com, 18 April 2016
  4. US State Department Releases 2015 Annual Human Rights Report, Mentions Severe Repression and Human Rights Abuses in Tibet Tibet.net, 15 April 2016
  5. His Holiness the Dalai Lama Expresses Condolences over Kerala Temple Fire Dalailama.com. 12 April 2016

 

INTERVIEW

The Dalai Lama Speaks Exclusively To NDTV NDTV, 7 April 2016

 

COLUMN

  1. The Plan for a Chengdu to Lhasa Railway Gabriel Lafitte, Rukor.org, 20 April 2016
  2. Water War: This River Could Sink China-India Relations by Joel Wuthnow, The National Interest, 19 April 2016
  3.  Xi Jinping in quandary over Panama Papers by Tenzin Tseten, TPI, 13 April 2016
  4. China signals policy shift on Dalai Lama by Jayadeva Ranade, Hindustan Times, 05 April 2016

 

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BOOK REVIEW

Voice of sanity: Why the Tibetan cause is a deeper search for self  by Thubten Samphel, Hindustan Times, 02 April 2016