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China Propaganda Machine Defends Role of Government in Death of Tibetan Monk

AFP

Access to Tibetan regions is tightly controlled by the Chinese government and local media are barred from investigating issues the government deems sensitive

BEIJING (AFP) – Chinese state-run media has defended the government’s treatment of a revered Tibetan monk who died in prison last week, after rights groups and his family slammed the handling of his death.Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, 65, was 13 years into a life sentence for terrorism and separatism, imposed following a trial which observers said was deeply flawed, when authorities announced news of his death at the weekend. 404 more words

China Says Tibetan Buddhist leader died in prison of a heart attack -- but refused to allow medical parole, an independent medical evaluation and then cremated the body

The Associated Press
July 19, 2015 

FILE – In this April 7, 2014 file photo, exile Tibetans hold a banner to demand the release of a Tibetan Buddhist leader Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, who has been in a Chinese prison since 2002, during a protest in Dharmsala, India. 518 more words

So 'white Buddhists' are to blame for the Shugden cult now?

After reading graduate student, Ben Joffe’s recent Tricycle blog on Shugden, am seriously beginning to wonder if the Tibetology department at the University of Colorado is a breeding ground for pseudo intellectual, post colonial nonsense of the worst kind. 470 more words

"Tibet is burning."

The three words formed an impermanent and yet unforgettable demurral. The sentence was impermanent in that it was written in white chalk, however, it was also permanent in its message about the current situation in Tibet.  204 more words

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Students for a Free Tibet and Hungry Eyes Series Part 1: Sutherland

In this edition of News Now on June 17th 2013:

York Connect: Myles Marcus spoke with Rinchen Dolma from Students for a Free Tibet at York University about the self immolations happening as a form of protest. 65 more words

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Students for a Free Tibet - Reflection by Claudia Artiles

by Claudia Artiles

original found at ISL: Dharamsala‘s page

Students for a Free Tibet (SFT) is an organization that brings together students, community members, and advocates from all nationalities and walks of life to fight for a free, independent Tibet and for democracy in China. 557 more words

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2013: One Hundred Years Since Tibet’s Proclamation of Independence

100 years ago, His Holiness the 13th Dalai Lama issued the Tibetan Proclamation of Independence

In 1949, China invaded Tibet. In 1959, the Dalai Lama fled Tibet for safety in India. 161 more words

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