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Thousands of Monks, Nuns Evicted From Sichuan’s Yachen Gar Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Authorities in western China’s Sichuan province have recently forced nearly 3,500 monks and nuns from the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist Center located in Kardze prefecture’s Palyul county, Tibetan sources say. In a campaign beginning in May, the removals targeted mainly residents who had come..

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China Launches New Drive Against Dalai Lama Photos in Kardze Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Authorities in Tibetan-populated regions of western Chinese provinces have launched a new push against possession of photos of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, traveling to remote areas that had previously escaped police attention, Tibetan sources say. The campaign, which began at..

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Dalai Lama back in Dharamshala, says fully recovered now Saturday, April 27th, 2019

DHAMRMASALA, INDIA: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, who was admitted to a private hospital in New Delhi for treatment after being diagnosed with the chest infection, returned to Dharamshala on Friday. "Fully recovered. No problem. The illness was a little serious, but now I have fully..

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Dalai Lama discharged from hospital Friday, April 12th, 2019

New Delhi (AFP): The Dalai Lama was discharged from a New Delhi hospital on Friday, his personal spokesman said, three days after being admitted with what an aide called a "light cough". "He was discharged from the hospital at 8 o'clock in the morning," Tenzin Taklha told AFP. "He is doing very..

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Tibetan Man in Ngaba Stages Self-Immolation Protest Monday, December 10th, 2018

A young Tibetan man set himself on fire in Ngaba (in Chinese, Aba) county, a Tibetan region in the western Chinese province of Sichuan, on Dec. 8 in a protest aganst Chinese rule in Tibet, sources in the region said on Sunday. “A Tibetan youth self immolated on December 8 in the afternoon in..

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Tibetans Detained in Kardze Over Dalai Lama Photos Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Authorities in western China’s Sichuan province have detained two Tibetan businessmen found in possession of photos of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, amid a campaign begun earlier this year to combat "criminal gangs and bad elements” in the region, according to a Tibetan..

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Trump’s Faltering Middle East Coalition Monday, September 23rd, 2019

On October 2, it will be a year since the brutal murder in Istanbul of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In June this year, a United Nations report concluded that..

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