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[20 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

Three Tibetan writers identified as Jangtse Donkho, Buddha and Kalsang Jinpa were tried (Oct.28) by the Aba Intermediate People’s Court in Sichuan province on charges of inciting activities to split the  nation.  All three were detained earlier in July, 2010 by Chinese authorities on charges of writing articles in a local newsletter Shar Dungri (Eastern Snow Mountain) about the 2008 unrest.
All three, along with their lawyers and some family members, were present in the court during the trial which lasted half a day.  They denied the charges and pleaded not …

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[21 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

Tightening its grip over Tibet, Chinese authorities have promulgated new regulations that are designed to snap any possible links between Tibet based monks and India based Dalai Lama. Effective from November 1, 2010, the decree will affect recognition of reincarnations inside Tibet as all the major leaders of four sects of Tibetan Buddhism are presently in India.
China is building a dam  on the Salween River
near a site considered as sacred by local Tibetans
Promulgated shortly after running into trouble over construction of a dam near the foothills of the Lhachen Naglha …