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London witnesses protest by Tibetans on People's Republic of China's 72nd founding anniversary

London/IBNS: The Tibetan Community along with Hong Kongers and Uyghurs Friday hosted a big protest against the Chinese Community Party in central London on the day which marks the 72nd founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.

China enforces compulsory Mandarin Chinese learning for preschool children in Tibet

Beijing: A Chinese Ministry of Education (MoE) decree went into force this month to teach Mandarin Chinese to all preschool children, an extension of Xi Jinping’s belief in catching them young, noting the significance of language learning in the early years, and discounting the purpose of bilingual education of helping children ease into the school system.

Tibetan writer, who criticised China, dies after eight years suffering from illness since release from prison

A Tibetan writer, who was jailed for three years for criticising Chinese government policies in Tibet, died this week in Chengdu after he suffered from ill health for eight years since his release from prison, media reports said.

Two Tibetans detained for protesting against use of Chinese language

Police in  China’s Qinghai province have arrested two Tibetan youth for allegedly opposing the use of the Chinese language as the only medium of instruction in Tibetan schools, media reports said.

Horse racing: 110 Tibetans detained for images on phone

Payul:  As many as 110 Tibetans who attended a horse racing festival were detained in Janglam Village in Nyanrong County in Tibet on Aug 9, media reports said.

Chinese authorities forcing Tibetan school children to take military training

Chinese authorities are forcing Tibetan school students to engage themselves with a programme related to military training during summer vacation.

No news of release confirmed even after Tibetan teacher completes his prison term

Lhasa: A Tibet rights group has voiced its fear over the health condition of a Tibetan school teacher, who completed his jail term recently, but there has been no update regarding his release from the prison.

Chinese authorities in Tibet now demand information on relatives staying abroad

Beijing:  Chinese authorities in Tibet are ordering the residents to turn over the names and other personal information of relatives living in exile communities outside Tibet, threatening loss of state benefits such as land and housing for non-compliance, displaying yet another attempt by Beijing to oppress Tibetans.

Chinese Army starts training Tibetan troops to conduct special operations in high altitude

Beijing: The Chinese Army has started training Tibetan troops for conducting special operations in high altitude regions, media reports said.

Chinese authorities arrest Tibetans in Driru County for contacting people in exile

Beijing: Chinese authorities in April carried out several arrests in Driru County in Nagchu, a region which is considered to be part of the so-called Tibet Autonomous Region, as the citizens were in touch with fellow Tibetans in exile.

Tibetan Youth Congress members demonstrate in New Delhi against centenary celebrations of the Chinese Communist Party

New Delhi: Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) members on Thursday demonstrated outside the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi against the centenary celebrations of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Tibetans in Switzerland and Liechtenstein ask UN to hold China accountable for genocide in Tibet

Thimpu: The Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Liechtenstein recently submitted a five-point appeal to the UN which includes calls to end China’s cultural genocide in Tibet, its interference in Tibetan religious beliefs and traditions, among others, during their recent demonstration held  parallel to the ongoing 47th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council.

Canada: Regional Tibetan Youth Congress participates in 10-day protest march against China

Sunny Sonam, the vice president of the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress in Canada, participated in a  10-day march to protest against China’s occupation of Tibet, media reports said.

Either you transform China or China will transform you, warns outgoing Tibetan president-in-exile Lobsang Sangay

Lhasa: Outgoing Tibetan president-in-exile Lobsang Sangay has warned his people and the world against Chinese aggression in no uncertain terms.

US congratulates Penpa Tsering after he was elected as president of Tibetan govt in exile

Washington: The US has congratulated Penpa Tsering after he was elected as the next Sikyong/President of Dharamshala-based Central Tibetan Administration (CTA).