WEEKLY TIBET NEWS DIGEST 23 AUGUST 2016

Weekly Tibet News Digest 23 August 2016 (Click here for pdf version)

INSIDE TIBET

  1. China issues new manual criminalizing self-immolation, solo protest Phayul.com, 22 August 2016
  2. The Tibetan nomad traditions defying the modern world BBC, 18 August 2016
  3. Tibetan Prisoner Released After Serving Eight-Year Term RFA, 17 August 2016
  4. Tibetans evicted from their land for Chinese tourist complex Tibetan Review, 18 August 2016
  5. Larung Gar Monks, Nuns Forced to Return to Their Family Homes RFA, 11 August 2016
  6. Tibetan Political Prisoner Who Opposed ‘Patriotic Reeducation Campaign’ Dies RFA, 09 August 2016

IN EXILE

  1. Support Dalai Lama for return to Tibet: Lawmakers to Barack Obama The Indian Express, PTI, 19 August 2016
  2. Tibet’s exiles in India confront an uncertain future Nikkei Asian Review, 18 August 2016
  3. Ladakh Hill Development Council Hosts a Lunch in His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Honour Dalailama.com, 16 August 2016
  4. CTA Greets India on 70th Independence Day Tibet.net, 15 August 2016

INTERVIEW

  1. A Writer’s Quest to Unearth the Roots of Tibet’s Unrest By Luo Siling, The New York Times, 14 August 2016

COLUMN

  1. The slow creep and chilling effect of China’s censorship  by Nithin Coca, dailydot.com, 20 August 2016

PRESS RELEASE

  1. McGovern Leads 72 Lawmakers in Call for President Obama to Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office 18 August 2016

BOOK REVIEW

  1. Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature: The Inescapable Nation Review by Jonathan Mirsky

READING LIST

  1. High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2016 Reading List-books on all aspects on Tibet