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Weekly Tibet News Digest 21 September 2015

WEEKLY DIGEST 21 Sept 15 (Click here for pdf version)


  1. Glimpse of life in Tibet under China’s rule AP, September 19, 2015
  2. Thousands Gather in China’s Qinghai For Tibetan Buddhist Ceremony RFA, September 18, 2015
  3. Tibetan protesters detained less than a month ago identified TCHRD, September 17, 2015
  4. Restored 2,000-year-old Ashoka Stupa unveiled in Tibet by Ananth Krishnan, Daily Mail, September 17, 2015
  5. Tibetan Woman is Detained in Fifth Solo Protest in Ngaba County RFA, September 13, 2015



  1. 42 Scottish Members of Parliament Sign Tibet Petition CTA, September 21, 2015
  2. His Holiness the Dalai Lama Greets Tibetans, Tibet Supporters and Addresses the Public at the O2 Arena Dalailama.com, September 20, 2015
  3. Tibetans in Switzerland Hold Rally on 30th UN Human Rights Council Meeting CTA, September 19, 2015
  4. Gandhi Peace Foundation Reaffirms its Support for Tibet Cause CTA, September 18, 2015
  5. Tibetan Parliament Discuss Recommendations on Basic Education Policy for Tibetan Exiles CTA, September 18, 2015
  6. Ai Weiwei: To improve Tibet situation ‘system must change’ Tibet Society, September 18, 2015
  7. Visible signs of frailty as TYC hunger strikers enter first week of fasting Phayul.com, September 17, 2015



  1. China is bringing sophisticated censorship to the US for president Xi’s state visit by Sophie Richardson, HRW, September 18, 2015
  2. Yu’s Claim of Stability in Tibet is Skin Deep, Says Rights Groups VOA, September 18, 2015
  3. More Infrastructure on the Tibetan Plateau by Claude Arpi, September 16, 2015
  4. The Tibet Question and Rise of China by Jigme Yeshe Lama, IndraStra, September 15, 2015



  1. Tibetans, Uighurs, and Chinese call on Obama to confront Xi on Rights during U.S. – China Summit SFT, September 16, 2015



  1. Statement by Geshe Jamyang Nyima at the briefing for Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission September 17, 2015 (Text available in Weekly Tibet News Digest)