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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. 
50 years of Tibetan democracy in exile. PDF Print E-mail
[2 September 2010] Tibet Society joined with Tibetans around the world to commemorate the 50th Tibetan Democracy Day on 2 September, which marks the anniversary of the first session of the Tibetan Government in Exile. In a letter sent to Tibetan Prime Minister, Professor Samdhong Rinpoche, Tibet Society expressed, "its respect and high regard for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in his commitment in founding and progressing democracy for the Tibetan people in exile". A letter of congratulation was also sent by Fabian Hamilton MP on behalf of The All Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet.
The Dalai Lama's 75th birthday: Tibet Festival in the Park PDF Print E-mail
[London] Over 2,000 people joined in and celebrated the Dalai Lama's 75th birthday at the inaugural Tibet Festival in the Park on Saturday 3 July 2010.
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