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‘Free Tibet’ LED Banner in Beijing
Wednesday, Aug 20, 2008 – 4:20 pm | No Comment
‘Free Tibet’ LED Banner in Beijing

Pro-Tibet activists put up an LED Banner saying ‘Free Tibet’ in Beijing during the Olympic Games.
Originally posted by FT08tv on

Jamyang Norbu Speaks
Saturday, Aug 2, 2008 – 4:00 am | No Comment
Jamyang Norbu Speaks

Jamyang Norbu, the uncompromising Tibetan intellectual and activist speaks to Tibetans in Toronto on subject of Tibet issue.
Originally posted by Tashi on

Tibet poet speaks out
Thursday, Jul 24, 2008 – 6:36 pm | No Comment
Tibet poet speaks out

[AlJazeera] With Beijing in the world spotlight for the Olympic games, China is leaving no stone unturned to ensure things run smoothly.
Only days out from the opening of the games, one woman has dared to …

Tibetan Envoys Press Conference
Wednesday, Jul 9, 2008 – 8:42 pm | No Comment
Tibetan Envoys Press Conference
Tibetan Envoys Return
Wednesday, May 14, 2008 – 9:29 pm | No Comment
Tibetan Envoys Return

Tibetan envoys Lodi Gyari and Kelsang Gyaltsen return to India after unfruitful talk with Chinese Government in May 2008.

Tibet envoys press conference, May 2008
Thursday, May 8, 2008 – 6:19 pm | No Comment
Tibet envoys press conference, May 2008

The press briefing by the envoys of the Dalai Lama given upon their return from their first talks with their Chinese counterparts since the recent unrest and crackdown in Tibet. Filmed for …

Jamyang Norbu Race for Tibet 08
Tuesday, Apr 22, 2008 – 8:31 pm | No Comment
Jamyang Norbu Race for Tibet 08

On April 8, 2008, Team Tibet organized a mass mobilization of Tibet supporters from all over the US in the San Francisco Bay Area. Thousands gathered at the SF United Nations Plaza to protest the …

Tibetan Envoy Requests Diplomatic Presence
Tuesday, Apr 8, 2008 – 9:04 pm | No Comment
Tibetan Envoy Requests Diplomatic Presence

[VOA] The special envoy for Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, says that the situation in Tibet is “grim” following China’s crackdown on anti-government protests in Lhasa, Tibet’s capital. Lodi Gyari also says China …

Future of the Dalai Lamas and Tibetan Democracy
Monday, Feb 4, 2008 – 7:58 pm | No Comment

Originally published on Phayul, Monday, February 4, 2008
Dharamsala, February 4: A seminar on “The Future of Dalai Lamas and Tibetan Democracy” is to be held on Sunday, February 10, 2008 at Tibet House, 22 W …

Conference for an Independent Tibet
Monday, Jun 25, 2007 – 1:38 am | No Comment
Conference for an Independent Tibet

June 23-24, 2007, New Delhi
Key Speakers
Rajiv Vora, Jamyang Norbu, Vijay Crishna, Lhasang Tsering, Iqbal Hadi Rizvi, Raghav Mittal, Radha Bhatt, Tenzin Tsundue, Vijay Kranti, Claude Arpi, Lawrence Liang, Niru Vora, Phuntsok Wangchuk
Conference website
The Conference …