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Translation of Karma Chophel’s intervention at Parliament
Friday, Jun 7, 2013 – 2:36 am | One Comment
Translation of Karma Chophel’s intervention at Parliament

In 1991, I was elected, for the first time, as a member of Tibetan parliament. On 29 May 1991, I took my oath and responsibility [as MP]. Since then until today, for almost twenty-two years, …

Rohrabacher Warns: Tibetan Political Interference in Radio Free Asia Not Acceptable, Erodes Congressional Support
Press Release
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 – 4:04 am | One Comment
Rohrabacher Warns: Tibetan Political Interference in Radio Free Asia Not Acceptable, Erodes Congressional Support

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 19, 2012
Contact: Tara Setmayer
202-225-2415
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA-46) sent a letter to Lobsang Sangay, the Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government-In-Exile to express outrage that he and other …

Rohrabacher Concerned about Censorship in Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia
Press Release
Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 – 8:22 am | No Comment
Rohrabacher Concerned about Censorship in Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 16, 2012
Contact: Tara Setmayer
202-225-2415
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA-46) wrote to Radio Free Asia President Libby Liu yesterday inquiring about the abrupt dismissal of long time Tibet Service Director, Jigme Ngapo. …

Shapale’s rap
Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 – 9:01 am | No Comment
Shapale’s rap

Tibetan Rap, Lhasa Street-Style

2011 March for Tibet’s Independence
Thursday, Mar 10, 2011 – 9:28 pm | No Comment

FISHERS, Ind. – On this 52nd Anniversary of China’s illegal and brutal occupation of Tibet, the International Tibet Independence Movement (ITIM) announces it will once again lead a 90+ mile “March for Tibet’s Independence” beginning …

Jigme K Norbu killed in horror crash as he walked along Florida highway at night
Tuesday, Feb 15, 2011 – 10:27 pm | No Comment
Jigme K Norbu killed in horror crash as he walked along Florida highway at night

Daily Mail Reporter, 15th February 2011 |  The Dalai Lama’s nephew was killed last night as he walked along a Florida highway.
Jigme K Norbu was on one of his long treks to bring awareness to …

Harry Wu Wins Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom
Wednesday, Nov 10, 2010 – 11:47 pm | No Comment
Harry Wu Wins Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom

Laogai Research Foundation’s press release
WASHINGTON, DC, November 10, 2010.  Laogai Research Foundation (LRF) Founder and Executive Director Harry Wu, along with distinguished scholar Robert Conquest and Lithuanian politician and activist Emanuelis Zingeris, received the Truman-Reagan …

China’s marks 60th anniversary of invading eastern Tibet
Friday, Oct 22, 2010 – 9:23 am | No Comment

(TibetanReview.net, Oct20, 2010)  China on Oct 19 marked the 60th anniversary of its annexation of Chamdo, the capital of eastern Tibet, with among other things, an exhibition visited by about 1000 people …

Filming for Tibet announces Second Tibet Film Festival
Sunday, Sep 19, 2010 – 5:44 am | No Comment
Filming for Tibet announces Second Tibet Film Festival

Filming for Tibet has launched today a website announcing the second Tibet Film Festival to take place in Zurich, Switzerland, on 29 and 30 October 2010.
The festival is committed to follow its idea to present …

Rangzen Memorandum presented to the Indian Foreign Secretary
Monday, Jul 12, 2010 – 11:07 pm | No Comment
Rangzen Memorandum presented to the Indian Foreign Secretary

A group of young Tibetan artists, intellectuals, writers, translators and activists living in Dharamshala submitted on Saturday July 10th, 2010, a memorandum to the Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao during her visit to the Tibetan …