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Tibet Lobby 2012 PDF Print E-mail
The 2012 Tibet Lobby, on Wednesday 7 March, is an important opportunity to build on the success of previous  lobbies and to stand up, speak out and advocate for Tibet on a key date in the Tibetan calendar. The Tibet Lobby is organised by a coalition of UK-based Tibet support groups and is timed to coincide with the anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising that took place in Lhasa on 10 March 1959.
UK must back up statement with practical measures PDF Print E-mail
[26 January] In response to the British government's statement yesterday, voicing concern over the situation in eastern Tibet, Tibet Society has issued a statement calling on the UK to follow up its concern with practical measures. Tibet supporters can take action by writing to the Foreign Minister and to the Chinese Ambassador.
Jigme Guri arrested; whereabouts unknown PDF Print E-mail
[25 August 2011] On 20 August 2011, Jigme Guri, a monk who in 2008 bravely gave video testimony about China's occupation of Tibet, was arrested by Chinese officials in Tsoe city, Gansu province. This is the fourth time Jigme has been seized and detained, the first being in 2006 after travelling to India for Kalachakra initiations given by the Dalai Lama. The next two instances were in 2008, the second of which followed a broadcast by Voice of America of his video evidence.
Tibet's longest serving political prisoner in critical condition PDF Print E-mail
[7 September] Lobsang Tenzin, the longest serving Tibetan political prisoner, is reported to be in a critical health condition. According to the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) Lobsang's health has seriously deteriorated, with complications arising from his diabetic condition. His eyesight has weakened causing intermittent blindness. He also suffers from with damaged kidneys and has extreme difficulty in standing.
ACTION: Kirti monastery PDF Print E-mail
[ONGOING] Kirti monastery in Tibet is currently subject to a military lockdown, imposed by the Chinese authorities in response to protests that began on 16 March. Two Tibetans were killed on 21 April and many arrested. Over 300 monks have been removed from the monastery and at least seven Kirti monks have received prison sentences. Please take action now!
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