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Chinese Tourists Crowd Lhasa Holy Sites, Tibetans Barred From Entry

Chinese tourists are pouring into Tibet’s regional capital Lhasa in large numbers, crowding religious sites barred to many Tibetans as the city opens to outside visitors after the easing of coronavirus prevention restrictions, sources in Lhasa say

Arrivals from China have quadrupled since fears have eased over the spread of COVID-19

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Tibetan Resistance Fighter Ama Adhe Dies in Dharamsala

Former Tibetan resistance fighter Ama Adhe, who spent more than a quarter century as a political prisoner for her role in fighting off Chinese invaders in eastern Tibet has died in Dharamsala, India, at the age of 88, Tibetan sources say.

Born Adhe Tapontsang in 1932 in Nyagrong, a Tibetan-populated county in western China’s Sichuan

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Tibetan Monasteries Closed to Outside Visitors on Dalai Lama’s Birthday

Chinese authorities fanned out across Tibetan areas of China over the weekend, warning Tibetan monasteries not to host “outside visitors” during the 85th birthday on July 6 of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, a source in exile said.

Areas covered by the prohibition included monasteries in western China’s Sichuan and Qinghai provinces, and parts of the Kanlho

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China Imposes Harsh Controls on Anniversary of Revered Lama’s Death

Authorities in western China’s Sichuan province have imposed tight controls on the movements of Tibetans in Lithang, hometown of revered lama Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, five years after the well-loved religious teacher’s death under suspicious circumstances in a Chinese prison, Tibetan sources say.

Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, 65, died on July 12, 2015 while serving a life sentence following what rights groups

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Tibetan Land Protesters Get Lengthy Jail Terms in Action Against Gansu Slaughterhouse

Ten Tibetans drew stiff prison terms at the end of June in China’s Gansu province after attempting to block construction of a slaughterhouse and demanding compensation for confiscated land in protests that Chinese authorities said had “disturbed social order,” .

Convicted at the end of a two-day trial held from June 28 to 29 in Gansu’s Sangchu (in Chinese, Xiahe) county, the men were sentenced

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Tibetan Former Political Prisoner Dies After Years of Ill Health Following Release

A Tibetan protester named Trinley Choeden, also called Samdrub, died in a hospital in Tibet’s regional capital Lhasa earlier this year after suffering years of bad health following two terms in prison.

News of Samdrub’s death in February was delayed in reaching outside contacts due to information clampdowns imposed

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两名藏人赞美达赖喇嘛被判刑

青海泽库县两名藏人通过歌曲赞美达赖喇嘛而在去年遭到拘捕,本月初分别被判处七个月和三年有期徒刑。

一位青海泽库籍藏人本周一向本台表示,青海黄南州泽库县多禾茂乡的藏人康卓才丹和才果因创作和演唱颂扬西藏精神领袖达赖喇嘛的歌曲而遭到拘捕,近日均被判刑。

这位消息人士因考虑到泽库县家乡亲友的安全而不愿录音和具名。消息人士说:“康卓才丹是一位词曲创作人。

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Nepal’s Close Ties With China Weaken Tibetans’ Human Rights Protections: Report

Nepal’s close political ties with China have left Tibetan refugees in the Himalayan country uncertain of their status, vulnerable to abuses of their rights, and restricted in their freedoms of movement and expression, rights groups said this week.

Nepal, which shares a long border with Tibet, is home to at least 20,000 exiles who began arriving in 1959

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Tibetan Exile Leaders, World Lawmakers Call on China to Free Panchen Lama

Tibet’s India-based exile government and supporters in the United States called on Beijing on Monday to free Tibet’s second-best-known religious leader the Panchen Lama, who disappeared as a young boy into Chinese custody on 25 years ago on May 17 and is believed to be languishing under house arrest in an undisclosed location.

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Tibetan Man Dies After Years of Ill Health Following Torture in Prison

A former Tibetan political prisoner has died after suffering years of poor health following his release from a prison term served for challenging Chinese rule in Tibetan areas, Tibetan sources say.

Tsering Bakdro, 51, died on April 26 at his home in Maldro Gongkar (in Chinese, Mozhugongka)

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Tibetan Political Prisoner Dies at Home After Being Refused Medical Help

A former Tibetan political prisoner died at his home in China’s Sichuan province on Thursday after authorities repeatedly denied his requests to seek medical treatment for failing health resulting from harsh treatment in prison, Tibetan sources said.

Choekyi, who was also a monk, had served a four-year term

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西藏人权团体要求公平复审藏人森卓

西藏人权团体要求中国政府允许对被判刑的西藏社区领袖森卓进行公平的复审,纠正以前的判决错误。

国际西藏网络(International Tibet Network)等西藏人权团体23日提出以上呼吁和要求。他们介绍说,森卓(A-Nya Sengdra)是西藏牧民和社区领袖

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