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‘The Tibetan Cause Is Not Hopeless’

November 30, 2012


The cause of Tibetan independence is not hopeless, Lobsang Sangay, leader of the Tibetan government-in-exile, said in an interview Thursday. “There is hope, primarily because of the Tibetan spirit and their continuing assertion of identity, and the sense of unity and solidarity inside and outside of Tibet has never been stronger,” Mr. Sangay said. Mr. […]

Tibetan PM-in-Exile ‘Ready to Engage’ in China Talks

October 6, 2012


Rising tensions, including an ongoing Chinese crackdown on dissent, will not stop Tibet’s government-in-exile from seeking talks with Beijing. Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay told reporters Friday in New Delhi that the next step is up to China. “We are ready to engage in dialogue with the Chinese government anytime, anywhere, this is where we stand. […]

Security at Kirti Tightened

September 2, 2012


Chinese police set up permanent armed posts around the troubled Tibetan monastery. Chinese authorities have tightened security around a Tibetan monastery in Sichuan province’s Ngaba (in Chinese, Aba) prefecture which has become the epicenter of self-immolation protests against Beijing’s rule in Tibetan-populated areas, according to sources. They have also detained a monk from the Kirti […]