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Tibetan children separated from mothers in Chinese Colonial Boarding Schools, activists protest in NY

Lhasa: Tibetan rights groups National Congress, US-Tibet Committee, Students for Free Tibet (SFT), Chushi Gangdruk NYNJ, and other non-governmental organisations recently participated in a rally at the New York Chinese Consulate to protest against China’s colonial boarding school system in occupied Tibet which has separated nearly 1 million Tibetan children aged 6 and 18 from their mothers, media reports said.

Treatment of women in Tibet: CEDAW questions China

Lhasa: The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) has voiced its concern over the condition of women in Tibet.

China imposes new rules for foreigners visiting Tibet from Nepal

Beijing: The Chinese government has imposed new rules for tourists who wish to visit the Tibet Autonomous Region.

China: 'Vocational training' programmes for Tibetans carry risk of forced labour

New York: So-called “labour transfer” and “vocational training” programmes in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, threaten Tibetan cultural identity and could lead to forced labour conditions, UN independent human rights experts warned on Thursday. 

Dalai Lama 'tongue sucking' video: Exiled Tibetan Parliament calls out Chinese propaganda

Dharmashala: Sending a strong message to China and its machinations to disgrace the Dalai Lama, exiled Tibetan Parliament members have described the video showing the 87-year-old Nobel Peace laureate asking an Indian boy to 'suck' his tongue playfully in a live event in February as 'Chinese propaganda' blown out of proportion to discredit their supreme spiritual leader.

Tibetan exile leader urges China not to choose new Dalai Lama

Lhasa: The president of the Tibetan government-in-exile has warned China that it should not interfere in selecting the successor to spiritual leader Dalai Lama.

Tibetans mark 64th anniversary of National Uprising in Rome

Rome: A large section of Tibetans marked the 64th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising in Rome recently.

Tibetans protest in Vienna to mark National Uprising Day

Vienna: Tibetans marked the National Uprising Day in Vienna city of Austria on Friday by protesting  in front of Chinese Embassy against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), media reports said on Saturday.

International webinar discusses hopes and possibilities for a Free Tibet in present global scenario

New Delhi: To mark the 64th anniversary of Tibetan People’s Uprising, the Centre for Himalayan Asia Studies and Engagement (CHASE) and Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) jointly organized an international webinar on “Hopes and Possibilities for a Free Tibet in the Present International Scenario.”

China: Tibetan children forced to assimilate, independent rights experts fear

New York: Roughly one million Tibetan minority children in China have been separated from their families and placed into Government-run boarding schools, forcing their assimilation into the dominant culture, three independent UN human rights experts said on Monday.

Chinese authority detain Tibetan writer for contacting people in exile: Report

Lasha: Chinese authorities in Tibet have detained a Tibetan writer and former teacher for allegedly contacting exiles outside the country, media reports said on Saturday.

Trouble with India: China builds new dam in Tibet which might hit flows downstream

Beijing: China, which has been engaged in conflict with India in recent years, is building a new dam in Tibet on a tributary of the Ganga, close to the tri-junction of its borders with India and Nepal, media reports said.

Death toll from snow avalanche in Tibet increases to 13: Reports

Beijing: The death toll from a snow avalanche in the district of Nyingchi in the Tibet Autonomous Region in western China has increased to 13 people, Chinese state media reported on Friday.

China opposes Dalai Lama's likely visit to Sri Lanka; warns of negative impact on bilateral ties

Colombo: China on Tuesday expressed its disapproval over a suggested visit of the Dalai Lama to Sri Lanka as it warned the island nation the trip could adversely affect the bilateral ties, media reported.

China accused of depriving Tibetans of their own language, education

Beijing/Lhasa: China's move of conducting "re-education" centers in Xinjiang, with an aim to target Uyghur Muslims, was first tested in Tibet, media reports said on Wednesday.