WEEKLY TIBET NEWS DIGEST 19 JANUARY 2016

WEEKLY DIGEST 19 Jan 16 (Click for pdf version)

INSIDE TIBET

  1. Global warming could begin melting China’s costly rail, oil lines in Tibet in 2020 Tibetan Review, 19 January 2016
  2.  China: No End to Tibet Surveillance Program HRW, 18 January 2016
  3.  China Publishes List of ‘Verified Buddhas’ VOA, 18 January 2016
  4.  Tibetan political prisoner released after 7 year jail term Phayul, 15 Januar y 2016
  5.  Hotel restaurant closed down by authorities after staff threatened with fine for speaking Tibetan ICT, 14 January 2016
  6.  Tibetan Language Made Equal With Chinese in County in China’s Qinghai RFA, 13 January 2016
  7.  Former Tibetan Prisoner in ‘Critical’ Condition Following Alleged Torture in Detention RFA, 12 January 2016
  8.  China to double tourism revenue in Tibet’s capital by 2020 Tibetan Review, 12 January 2016
  9.  China to build 20 showcase towns in Tibet in next 3 years Tibetan Review, 11 January 2016

 

IN EXILE

  1. His Holiness to undergo prostate treatment Dalailama.com, 19 January 2016
  2. His Holiness the Dalai Lama Congratulates Taiwanese President-Elect Dalailama.com. 17 January 2016
  3. US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Sarah Sewall Visits Dharamshala Tibet.net, 15 January 2016

 

COLUMN

  1. Searching for Rinpoches… by Claude Arpi, 19 January 2016
  2. Trouble in Tibet by Jane Qiu, Nature, 13 January 2016
  3. Tibetan herders fight fences and floods by Jane Qiu, SciDevNet, 13 January 2016
  4. Why Are Tibetans Setting Themselves on Fire? by Tsering Woeser, The NY Review of Books, 11 January 2016
  5. Notes from My Return Home by Khawa Nangchak, Translated by Sertso Kyi and Tsepak Namgyal, 06 January 2016