All posts by: Mandie McKeown

Khenpo Kartse Released

Respected Tibetan monk Khenpo Kartse released from prison at end of sentence Report byInternational Campaign For Tibet ON JULY 18, 2016 Khenpo Kartse, the popular and respected religious teacher whose detention in 2013 sparked peaceful protests and a silent prayer...
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Chinese officials disrupt prayer for Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

Orignal post by Phayul, 7 June 2014 Chinese authorities in Lithang have prevented local Tibetans from holding a prayer for the long life and welfare of jailed Tibetan spiritual leader Tulku Tenzin Delek on June 2. Tibetans including monks and laypeople...
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China Balks at Foreign Calls to Release Prisoners

Beijing Turns Away Foreign Governments’ Appeals to Free High-Profile Detainees A report by Wall Street Journal – See original post BEIJING—When European and Chinese diplomats met last year for their annual, often fraught discussion on human rights, the European Union side...
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Dhondup Wangchen Released

Dhondup Wangchen, after six years in prison, thanks his family, friends and supporters for their tireless efforts and hopes to see them soon. Reproduced Press Release originally posted by Filming For Tibet Dharamsala | Zurich | San Francisco, June 5,...
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Dhondup Wangchen’s wife launches campaign for Jigme Gyatso

Research By Filming for Tibet Concludes That Charges Against Jigme Gyatso Are Baseless Filming for Tibet research, collected with the help of Lhamo Tso, clearly indicates that the charges of manslaughter against Tibetan monk Jigme Gyatso (aka “Golog Jigme”) are baseless....
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The Impromptu Speech: Runggye Adak The Hero

by Tenzin Jigme, 1 August 2012 Today in 2007 a Tibetan nomad who was attending a famous horse race festival made an impromptu speech that resonated deeply with ordinary Tibetans while rattling the Chinese official nerves at the same time....
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My Tribute to Lobsang Tenzin by Tsering Choedup

Lobsang Tenzin, a courageous born-leader languishing in a Chinese prison since 1988,  has continued to fight a lone battle against the might of China’s iron-fist rule in Tibet; today, after nearly quarter of a century in captivity, his body is...
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Courage of a Tibetan monk and his Chinese lawyer by Kate Saunders

There is still no news of the Tibetan scholar monk Jigme Guri, who was detained on 20 August in Tsoe, a Tibetan area of Gansu province, by the Chinese police. Jigme Guri, also known as Labrang Jigme (from the name...
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