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NEW YORK – Tibetans and local supporters – gathered en masse to call for the immediate and unconditional release of Tibetan shopkeeper and language advocate Tashi Wangchuk, who has been sentenced to five years in prison by Chinese authorities. Tashi stood trial...

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After over two years of arbitrary detention by Chinese authorities for his language advocacy, Tibetan shopkeeper Tashi Wangchuk has received a verdict of five years of imprisonment on trumped-up charges of “inciting separatism.” This kind of heavy-handed response is typical of an...

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30 Tibetans were detained and in early April after opposing plans to mine Sebtra Zagyen, a sacred mountain in Shakchu (Ch: Shaqu) Town in Diru (Ch: Biru) County, Nagchu (Ch: Naqu) Prefecture. According to reports by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights...

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On the 29th birthday of the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet – Gendun Choekyi Nyima – Students For a Free Tibet and the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery are attempting to set a new Guinness World Record for “The Most Candles Lit on a...

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Tibet campaigners received news today of the release of high-profile political prisoner Shokjang (Druklo). [1] In February 2016, Shokjang was wrongfully sentenced to three years in prison on charges  of “inciting separatism” and “disturbing social stability” [2] following his arrest on 19 March...

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