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Uprising Anniversary 2011: Letter to Chinese Ambassador PDF Print E-mail
On 12 March 2011, a coalition of UK-based based Tibet support groups, including Tibet Society, sent an open letter to Liu Xiaoming, the Chinese Ambassador to the UK. The coalition attempted to hand-deliver the letter to the Embassy during the Tibetan Freedom, however officials refused to answer the door. The letter, to mark the 52nd anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising, has since been posted.
Uprising Anniversary 2011: Letter to David Cameron PDF Print E-mail
On 12 March 2011, a coalition of UK-based based Tibet support groups, including Tibet Society, sent an open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron. The letter was hand-delivered to Downing Street by representatives of the coalition during the Tibetan Freedom March, which marked the 52nd anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising.
Bearing Witness: New realities in reporting on Tibet today PDF Print E-mail
On 20 January 2011, at The Frontline Club, in association with Tibet Society and Students for a Free Tibet, award-winning journalist and author of Murder in the High Himalaya, Jonathan Green, will screen eyewitness footage on the killing of a young Tibetan nun by Chinese border guards (the first visual documentation of China's treatment of Tibetans in its border areas) and discuss the issue of bearing witness to human rights abuses in China, and reporting on Tibet.
Lhamo Tso Biography PDF Print E-mail
Lhamo Tso is the wife of Tibetan film-maker and political prisoner Dhondup Wangchen, who is currently serving a 6 year prison sentence for his part in making a documentary film about Tibetans in Tibet.
Arjia Rinpoche Biography PDF Print E-mail
Arjia Rinpoche is one of the most senior Tibetan lamas to escape into exile from Tibet. He was the abbot of Kumbum Monastery, one of Tibet's six major monasteries, and was due to become the tutor to the Chinese-appointed Panchen Lama, but his conscience demanded he flee Tibet.
British Council disavows freedom of expression PDF Print E-mail
In an act of pre-emptive captitulation the British Council disavowed the principles of freedom of expression, opinion, thought and conscience when they cancelled the premiere of a ballet that was to have been performed on September 8, UK National Day at the Shanghai Expo. In a statement, the British Council said the ballet had become a political vehicle. This is apparently due to a personal dedication to the Tibetan people written on the music score by composer Pete Wyer a score that was not going to be in Shanghai, because the dancers were performing to a recording of the music. 
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