China censoring information on Jokhang fire raises concern over the extent of damage

Phayul - 24. Únor 2018 - 7:33
Following the fire at Tibet’s iconic Jokhang temple in Lhasa city on Feb. 17, Chinese government has resorted to clamp down on information online about the incident, prompting Tibetans and
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Tibetan singer Shawo Tashi released after serving 5 years in prison

Phayul - 24. Únor 2018 - 7:31
A Tibetan singer sentenced to five years for his alleged involvement in ‘conspiring with Tibetan self-immolator’ has been released last month from a Chinese prison in Siling city, capital of Qinghai
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Tibetans holding valid passports and visas denied entry in China

Phayul - 24. Únor 2018 - 7:21
Three Tibetans holding valid foreign passports and visas to visit China were detained and denied entry into the country at the Chengdu airport in Sichuan Province, reports Radio Free Asia (RFA).
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Repression severe in Tibetan populated areas: Amnesty International report

Phayul - 24. Únor 2018 - 7:16
Global rights watchdog, Amnesty International, in its annual report of 2017-18 released on Thursday said that repression carried out under ‘anti-separatism’ campaigns remained severe in Tibet
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UN experts call for Tashi Wangchuk’s immediate release, condemn criminalization of linguistic right advocacy

Phayul - 22. Únor 2018 - 3:56
A group of United Nation’s human rights experts expressing serious concern over court’s ruling in the case of Tibetan linguistic rights activist said that the charges of ‘incitement of separatism’ ag
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China ramping up air force on Tibetan plateau, fighter jets conduct exercise

Phayul - 22. Únor 2018 - 3:44
Chinese fighter jets conducted exercises in occupied Tibet’s western region bordering India, in what experts say, is a show of force to its neighbor which is also in the process of upgrading th
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Dalai Lama congratulates new SA Prez Ramaphosa

Phayul - 21. Únor 2018 - 4:37
Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama sent a congratulatory letter to the newly elected President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday. The Dalai Lama said he hopes that unde
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Universality of human rights under threat: Golog Jigme at Geneva Summit

Phayul - 21. Únor 2018 - 4:29
Former Tibetan political prisoner and activist Golog Jigme Gyatso said that the universality of human rights is under threat if the dire situation in Tibet is not addressed as soon as po
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Tibet issue is simply about truth and justice: former Tibetan PM

Phayul - 20. Únor 2018 - 2:07
Former Tibetan Prime Minister Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche on Tuesday said that the issue of Tibet need not be viewed from complicated political and ideological parameters, rather shou
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Former political prisoner sentenced to three years for ‘inciting separatism’

Phayul - 20. Únor 2018 - 2:05
A former Tibetan political prisoner arbitrarily detained in 2016 and kept incommunicado for over a year has been sentenced to three years’ imprisonment by the Tsojang Prefecture Intermediate
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“Tibet is an issue of morality,” Tibetan Prez Sangay in Japan

Phayul - 19. Únor 2018 - 8:28
The President of the exile Tibetan government known officially as the Central Tibetan Administration on Sunday at Reitaku University, Japan said that the Tibetan issue is intrinsically a mat
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India quashes Beijing's objection to Indian PM’s Arunachal Pradesh

Phayul - 19. Únor 2018 - 8:27
The Indian government in response to China’s objection to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the “disputed state” of Arunachal Pradesh has said that Indian leaders and its people have eve
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Iconic Jokhang temple safe, adjacent shrine gutted by fire

Phayul - 17. Únor 2018 - 5:17
Amid widespread speculations of the iconic Jhokang temple in Lhasa city in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR)being destroyed by fire, Phayul’s sources in Lhasa have confirmed that a nearby shrine has been destroyed by a fire earlier today and not the 7th Century
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Dhondup Wangchen testifies at US Congressional-Executive Commission on China

Phayul - 15. Únor 2018 - 2:57
Tibetan activist and filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen on Wednesday testified at a hearing of the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China, in the American capital in Washing
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Tibetans savour ‘united guthuk’ to bring in the New Year

Phayul - 15. Únor 2018 - 2:54
Tibetans here took part in a mass Guthuk on the 29th day of the 12th Tibetan month yesterday to kick-off Losar (Tibetan New Year) but with a bit of satire on the Tibetan society. The tradition of
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Mayors of Louisville and Anaheim to call on Dalai Lama

Phayul - 15. Únor 2018 - 2:43
Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville and Mayor Tom Tait of Anaheim, California, will be visiting Dharamshala to call on the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama as a part of t
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Dhondup Wangchen to testify at US congressional hearing

Phayul - 14. Únor 2018 - 3:23
Former Tibetan political prisoner who escaped Tibet in December is in Washington DC to spread awareness on the situation inside Tibet and recount his ordeal before the international commu
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Deputy Speaker launches book about Tibetan women writers

Phayul - 14. Únor 2018 - 3:21
Titled ‘Tibetan Women Writers’, Editor of the book Chonyi Sangpo at a launch event in Dharamshala expressed hopes the book would serve as a good reference to aspiring Tibetan women writers a
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Activist group celebrates ‘Tibetan Independence day’

Phayul - 13. Únor 2018 - 2:22
Prominent activist group Students for a Free Tibet today celebrated the ‘Tibetan Independence day’ here in the virtual capital of the exile Tibetan diaspora. Parallel activities will be carried out
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Escaped-Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen meets US officials

Phayul - 13. Únor 2018 - 2:13
The Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen who escaped to the United States last month from Tibet met with officials from the US government in Washington DC on Monday, sources
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