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Weekly Tibet News Digest 24 August 2015

WEEKLY DIGEST 24 August 15


Inside Tibet:
       Foreign Media Tours in Tibet
a.    Beijing’s billions turning Tibet into a modern metropolis
b.    Legacy of Dalai Lama fades in new Tibet

1.    Preparation for mining operation in Zoege leaves Tibetans worried
2.    China tightens security ahead of 50th TAR anniversary
3.    New crackdown campaign introduced in Tibet ahead of sensitive anniversary celebrations
4.    Tibetan Prisoner Prisoner Linked to 2012 Self-Immolation is Moved to Hospital in Qinghai
5.    Tibetan Youth Detained after Staging Solo Protest in Lithang
6.    Chinese Police Beat Tibetan Women, Elderly Over Dam Protest

In Exile:
1.    Restore Tibetan Palteau’s Guardianship to Tibetans, says Sikyong
2.    Home Kalon Dolma Gyari visits Shri George Fernandes in Delhi
3.    Chinese hackers spying on Tibetan groups in India for years, experts say
4.    US Urge China to Reduce Tensions in Tibet at 19th US-China Human Rights Dialogue

1.    Immolations are just one sign of tension over Communist rule
2.    China’s Focus on Military Activities in Tibet
3.    More grasslands in Tibet could bring climate improvements
4.    The 13th Dalai Lama’s diplomatic parleys in Peking in 1908
5.    Scaling China’s Great Firewall

1.    The Dalai Lama at 80