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The Sun Behind the Clouds PDF Print E-mail
Tibet Society highly recommends The Sun Behind The Clouds; tracing events in 2008, a year that saw a seed change in Tibetans struggle for justice, this film gives a moving, compelling and frank appraisal of the complexities faced within the Tibet movement, the anguish of exile and the intensifying frustrations and resistance inside Tibet. The narrative weaves all the strands together with an unassuming but penetrating insight. Essential viewing for anyone with an interest in Tibet and human rights, and is also a thought provoking introduction to the issue of Tibet.
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Tibet Third Pole and Copenhagen summit PDF Print E-mail
[December 2009] Tibet Third Pole is a campaign that is working to raise awareness of the vital importance of Tibet within the issue of climate change, and advocating Tibetan stewardship of Tibets natural resources. Tibet is called the earth's Third Pole by scientists because only the North and South poles hold more glacially stored freshwater. As such it is the repository of vital water resources and currently supplies over one billion of the worlds population through six huge rivers that have their sources on the plateau to then flow through Tibet, China, India, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Burma, Thailand and Laos.
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Time is fast running out for Tibetan people PDF Print E-mail
[The Scotsman, 28 September 2009] Lord Steel is just back from leading the first all-party delegation to Tibet since last year's demonstrations. Here he reflects on the visit.
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama: His contribution to the world PDF Print E-mail
A tribute by Sogyal Rinpoche on the occasion of the Dalai Lama's 74th birthday.
Unfortunately, due to ill health,  Sogyal Rinpoche was unable to present this tribute in person, but it was read out at the event organized by The Tibetan Commemorative Committee in London to celebrate the Dalai Lama's birthday on 5th July 2009.

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Denied Justice: China and the rule of law in Tibet PDF Print E-mail
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[September 2009] In February 2008, a White Paper entitled Chinas Efforts and Achievements in Promoting the Rule of Law was issued by Chinas Information Office of the State Council, which lauded the perceived improvements in implementing legal rights for citizens. Just a month later the world saw the Chinese leadership make a mockery of their self-proclaimed progress with a brutal crackdown against Tibetans calling for genuine rights and justice. | For a pdf or hardcopy of our briefing supplement Denied Justice: China and the rule of law in Tibet please email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 020 7272 1414 |
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10th March 2009: Open letter to Gordon Brown PDF Print E-mail
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising - 10 March 2009 - a coalition of UK based Tibet support groups published an open letter to Prime Minister Gordon Brown addressing the urgent need for the UK government to act in light of the critical situation inside Tibet.
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