WEEKLY TIBET NEWS DIGEST 14 DECEMBER 2015

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INSIDE TIBET

  1. China’s Database of ‘Living Buddhas’ Is the Latest Attempt to Control Tibetan Affairs by Hannah Beech, TIME, 11 December 2015
  2. China calls on its Panchen to shun the Dalai Lama Tibetan Review, 11 December 2015
  3. KFC to Launch First Store in Tibet WSJ, 10 December 2015
  4. Tibetan Woman Freed From Prison After Serving Three-Year Term RFA, 09 December 2015

IN EXILE

  1. Long Life Offering at Gyumey and Departure for Sera Lachi Dalailama.com, 13 December 2015
  2. Karnataka State Leaders Join His Holiness at Nobel Peace Prize Celebration at Hunsur CTA, 11 December 2015
  3. European Parliamentarians Highlight Deteriorating Rights Situation in Tibet on Human Rights Day CTA, 11 December 2015
  4. Kangra ADM and Sikyong Inaugurate 20th International Himalayan Festival CTA, 11 December 2015

COLUMN

  1. Tibet is the canary in the coal mine by Richard Gere, Aljazeera, 10 December 2015
  2. I Am Telling The Story of The Invisible Tibet by Tsering Woeser, RFA, 09 December 2015
  3. Fake Lamas, Communist Lamas by Claude Arpi, 09 December 2015
  4. China Warns Against Meddling in Tibet by Jayadeva Ranade, New Indian Express, 09 December 2015
  5. Empowering digital Tibet: An interview with activist Lhadon Tethong Big News Network, 09 December 2015

STATEMENTS

  1. 10 December Statement of the Kashag CTA, 10 December 2015
  2.  10 December Statement of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile CTA, 10 December 2015
  3. TCHRD Statement on of Human Rights Day TCHRD, 10 December 2015

BOOK REVIEW

Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China’s Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands Review by Thubten Samphel, CTA, 08 December 2015

RELEASE

China’s failed environment policies exacerbate human rights abuses ITN, 08 December 2015

REPORT

New report reveals global significance of Tibet, earth’s Third Pole, and challenges China’s policies ICT, 08 December 2015

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