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In reversal, Cambridge University Press restores articles after China censorship row.

The Cambridge University Press faced academic outrage after agreeing to remove articles about Tibet, Tiananmen Square and China's Cultural Revolution.

- Washington Post - US

President Sangay expresses condolences over Barcelona terror attack.

The Central Tibetan Administration has expressed it 'profound sympathy' for the victims of the terror attack in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain, which have resulted in 14 deaths and more th

- Phayul.com - IN

Lhasa festival celebrates Tibetan culture.

LHASA, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, began celebrating the annual Shoton Festival yesterday.

- Shanghai Daily - CN

China-India border dispute spills over into Australian university.

An IT lecturer at the University of Sydney has apologised for using an out-of-date map that showed a region of Tibet as being Indian territory. The image upset some Chinese students after it was used by Khimji Vaghjiani during a course titled “Professional Practice in IT”. The mistake was spotted by The ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

PLA conducts military drills amid Doklam tensions.

,August 21 : The People's Liberation Army's Western Theatre Command has conducted military exercises involving armoured forces and aviation units amid the military standoff with Indian troops at Doklam, near the Sikkim-Tibet-Bhutan trijunction.The Western Theatre Command covers Tibet, Xinjiang, Ningxia, Qinghai, Sichuan and ...

- Sify - IN

PLA conducts military drills amid Doklam tensions.

Beijing: The People's Liberation Army's Western Theatre Command has conducted military exercises involving armoured forces and aviation units amid the military standoff with Indian troops at Doklam, near the Sikkim-Tibet-Bhutan trijunction.The Western Theatre Command covers Tibet, Xinjiang, Ningxia, Qinghai, Sichuan and ...

- Sify - IN

Scholars urge publisher not to bow to China on censorship of academic papers.

Scholars are using an online petition to urge Cambridge University Press to restore more than 300 politically sensitive articles removed from its website in China after a request from authorities. The publisher said on Friday that it had complied with a request to block certain articles from The China Quarterly within ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Cambridge University Press faces backlash after bowing to China censorship pressure.

Under Chinese pressure, the CUP removed articles about Tibet, Tiananmen Square and the Cultural Revolution.

- Washington Post - US

Solution to Doklam stand-off to be found soon: Rajnath.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said a solution to the ongoing stand-off between India and China at Doklam would be found soon and hoped that Beijing would make a positive move in this regard.He was speaking at a a function of the Indo Tibetan Border Police here."There will be a solution soon and I am sure China will make ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Following damage caused by economic rise, China tackles ambitious conservation experiment.

More than 2,700 miles before the Mekong River drains into the South China Sea, before it winds past the ancient Khmer temple of Vat Phou and the poppy fields of the Golden Triangle, it begins on the Tibetan Plateau in western China. At the same time, China is working to set up a series of other trial national parks around ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Doklam then and now: from British to Chinese interests, follow the money.

On February 16, 1768, the Court of Directors of the East India Company in London wrote to Warren Hastings: “we desire you to obtain the best intelligence you can whether cloth and other European commodities may not find their way to Tibet, Lhasa and the Western parts of China.” This spurred the British ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

China's interference in religious practices in Tibet widespread: US Report

Placing China as one of the worst rights abusers, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom in its latest annual report says that Chinese authorities have 'engage

- Phayul.com - IN

ITN condemns sentencing of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement activists

Following the sentencing of the faces of Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement', International Tibet Networks , a coalition of the international groups for Tibet, has expressed 'deep outrage' and cond

- Phayul.com - IN

Japan backs India on Doklam issue

, August 18 : Japan came out in full support for India in its protracted military stand-off with China at Doklam, near the Sikkim-Tibet-Bhutan trijunction, saying no country should use unilateral forces to change the status quo on the ground.Acknowledging the situation at the Doklam Plateau, Japanese Ambassador to India ...

- Sify - IN

Chinese Australians organized car rally in Sydney against India on Doklam issue

, August 18 : With India-China stand-off at Doklam, near the Sikkim-Tibet-Bhutan tri-junction still continuing, Chinese Australians, in their flashy supercars, organized a car rally in Sydney, Australia, to protest against India on its 71st Independence Day.Chinese Australians deliberately chose India's Independence Day for ...

- Sify - IN

CM Khandu announces adoption of Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy in Arunachal Pradesh

The state of Arunachal Pradesh has officially adopted the Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy Act, an Act introduced in 2014 by the government of India to assist in the welfare of the Tibetan refugees r

- Phayul.com - IN

Monk arrested for Dalai Lama's photo released after two-year prison term

A Tibetan political prisoner sentenced to two-years of imprisonment for possession of Dalai Lama's photo has been released from a Chinese prison in Qinghai province with 'restrictions place

- Phayul.com - IN

PLA Air force ramps up fighter activities in Tibet

The Peoples Liberation Army's Air Force has reportedly increased the number of fighter jets as well as fighter exercises in Tibet. The rise in the Air Force movements is seen as Beijing's preparedness

- Phayul.com - IN

Indian Army divisions move to Sikkim-Tibet border

The operational alert allows troops to get acclimatised to high altitudes, renovate the bunkers and trenches from which they would fight, break out ammunition, and carry out the coordination needed to fight an integrated defensive battle.

- Rediff.com - IN

Japan backs India on Doklam standoff

In a significant act of support for India in its protracted military standoff with China at Doklam, near the Sikkim-Tibet-Bhutan trijunction, Japan has said there should be no attempt to change the status quo on the ground by force.

- Times Of India - IN

Doklam row: Japan says no country should change status quo by force

In a significant act of support for India in its protracted military standoff with China at Doklam, near the Sikkim-Tibet-Bhutan trijunction, Japan has said there should be no attempt to change the status quo on the ground by force.

- Times Of India - IN

Doklam stand-off: Japan backs India

In a significant act of support for India in its protracted military standoff with China at Doklam, near the Sikkim-Tibet-Bhutan trijunction, Japan has said there should be no attempt to change the status quo on the ground by force.

- Times Of India - IN

Doklam dispute: China preparing for war, shifts blood bank to Tibet

Since faceoff began in Doklam between Indian Army and Chinese troops, China is warning India of war. In a latest development, state owned-Global Times reported that China is moving toward war and it started preparing for arm battle with India.

- Yahoo! News - US

Third edition of 'young Tibetan research scholars' conference' commences

The third edition of annual conference for budding Tibetan academics organized by the exile Tibetan government's think-tank Tibet

- Phayul.com - IN

Dalai Lama would like to see NATO HQ in Moscow

The Dalai Lama says he dreams about NATO headquarters being relocated to Moscow, as this would bring Russian and US citizens closer. Sputnik is reporting this citing Dalai Lama's interview for the Kommerasant daily, while the Moscow Times noted in its report that the Tibetan spiritual leader himself is unable to visit ...

- B92 - SK

Taiwan calls time on Mongolia and Tibet affairs commission

After almost 90 years and a history that has mirrored many of the dramatic changes in the political landscape of contemporary China, Taiwan’s Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission is set to close its doors. Taiwanese officials confirmed on Tuesday that the commission, which promotes Mongolian and Tibetan culture ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Tibetan Caregivers Gave My Father Peace During His Last Days

What he lost in mobility he gained in spirituality.

- Yahoo! News - US

India can combine modern education, technology with peace of mind: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama greeted India on the occasion of its 71st Independence Day and said the country can combine modern education, technology, and material development and at the same time bring peace of mind. Speaking to ANI, the spiritual leader said India has thousands years of knowledge of tackling ...

- Yahoo! News - US

President Sangay wishes India on its 71st Independence Day

The President of the Central Tibetan Administration Dr. Lobsang Sangay greeted the people and government of India on its 71st Independence Day at an official ceremony to mark the day at Ga

- Phayul.com - IN

Dalai Lama returns to Dharamshala to recuperate after two months' schedule

Following a schedule that expanded over two continents in the last two months, the Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama this morning touched down at Kangra Airport, just a short driv

- Phayul.com - IN

China tightens cybersecurity in Tibet ahead of 19th Party Congress

In the buildup to China's all-important 19th Party Congress, the Communist party has been tightening security allover China and in the so-called Tibet Autonomous Region to a

- Phayul.com - IN

Religion as a source of conflict unthinkable, says Dalai Lama

The exiled Tibetan leader who attended an interfaith meet in the Indian city of Mumbai on Sunday said that religion as a source of conflict and trigger for disharmony is unthinkable. Th

- Phayul.com - IN

Dalai Lama's Botswana visit cancelled due to exhaustion

His Holiness the Dalai Lama, currently in Mumbai, has cancelled his impending visit to Botswana due to exhaustion, a statement posted on the Tibetan leader's official website

- Phayul.com - IN

The Hidden History Behind the Doklam Standoff: Superhighways of Tibetan Trade

How does a controversy over a trading post in Chumbi Valley in the 1950s inform the current China-India stand-off?

- The Diplomat - US

Why Is China's Government 'Demolishing' a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery?

The Chinese government claims that Larung Gar suffers from overcrowding, fire hazards, and lack of infrastructure.

- The Diplomat - US

China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky

China is demolishing homes and evicting thousands from Larung Gar, the world's largest Tibetan Buddhist institution.

- The Diplomat - US

12 Regions of China: The Tibetan Plateau

The roof of the world' spans not only the Tibetan Autonomous Region but parts of Qinghai, Sichuan, and Yunnan.

- The Diplomat - US

Testimony on Tibet: Freedom of Religion

TestimoniesTestimony on Tibet: Freedom of ReligionJuly 14, 2017Testimony for the Record Submitted by Sarah Cook, Senior Research Analyst for East Asia

- Freedom House - US

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