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Responding to the Massive Earthquake In Nepal

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On Saturday, a massive earthquake of 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal with devastating force close to the capital, Kathmandu. The death toll from the earthquake has already passed 4,000, and many more people living in remote regions are feared dead and injured. 371 more words

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Update Twitter Restores @tibettruth Account

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Twitter has emailed us and confirmed that our Twitter account is now restored, seems it was an error caused by their automated system… 42 more words

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Historic Fairfax photo archive trapped in Arkansas

Historic Fairfax photos trapped in Arkansas.

An interesting article recounting how Fairfax Media has lost control of its historical photo archive after the US-based company contracted to digitise the photos went into receivership leaving no clear indication as to where the photos are or if they can be retrieved. 58 more words


SWWJ and the ESU

As Chair of New Eastbourne Writers, I had the pleasure of being invited along to the Open Meeting of the SWWJ, the Society of Women Writers and Journalists, held at Eastbourne Library. 270 more words

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Tibetan Self-Immolates In Amdo Region Of Tibet

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April 15, 2015 a Tibetan man, reported as Nei Kyab from Soruma village, Chojema town in Ngaba in Amdo Region of occupied Tibet sacrificed his life in a self-immolation protest against China’s violent and illegal occupation of Tibet. 13 more words

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A 'Middle Way' Is Not Possible With China's Tyrannical Regime!

Graphic via @tibettruth

How many times must China forcefully reject any prospect of negotiations regarding the proposal of improved or genuine autonomy for Tibet before the advocates of that policy awake from their self-induced delusion that compromise and reason is possible from the Chinese regime? 232 more words

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Hillary 'goes to' Harvard

Did Hillary really need to bring a Harvard professor to her campaign headquarters in New York to tell her that…

“…children who grow up in parts of the country with less segregation, less income inequality, stronger schools, more social capital, and stable families are more likely to improve their social standing as adults.” 39 more words

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