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Published: Sat, 05 Feb 2005 00:00:01 GMT

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Fleeing Tibetans Get Help From Indian Embassy

Thu, 17 Feb 2005 00:00:01 GMT

Tibetans fleeing their homeland to begin a new life abroad are finding their flight getting a little easier thanks to the Indian government. Since February 2002, the Indian mission here has been issuing them special entry permits to travel to India from Nepal. Though relations between Beijing and New Delhi have been improving, India continues to provide travel documents to Tibetan refugees in Nepal on humanitarian grounds.

Tenzin Delek Death Sentence Could Be Commuted

Thu, 17 Feb 2005 00:00:01 GMT

A death sentence handed to a Tibetan monk over a spate of bombings could be commuted to life in jail, the official Xinhua news agency said on December 30, 2004. Tenzin Delek Rinpoche was given a suspended death sentence in December 2002 for the blasts in a Tibetan-populated area in the southwest of China. Activists had feared Tenzin Delek might be executed this month. (Reuters | December 30, 2004)

Celebrating Exile II: Our Religion and the Struggle - Semshook

Sat, 05 Feb 2005 00:00:01 GMT

Seeking Buddhahood is one thing and freedom for a country is another. "Chosi-Sung-Drel", the dual policy of Tibet - a harmony of Spiritual and Temporal principles - may sound wonderful, but is it working? (Tibetan Review | February 2005)

Celebrating Exile I: Education and Outlook - Semshook

Sat, 05 Feb 2005 00:00:01 GMT

The fast forward journey we took into the modern world from 1959 - when we first emerged from behind the Himalayas - has brought us on a collision course with modernity. What we have learned from the new world, without losing our own traditional and cultural values, is for me a matter of great celebration. (Tibetan Review | January 2005)

Between the Dragon and the Elephant [5 jan]
Tibet-in-exile, in India and China, December 2004, by Tenzin Tsundue

Download TCHRD Reports [28 dec]
Annual Report 2003: Human Rights in Tibet, and Info for Travellers to Tibet. By Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD). PDF format.

Films [24 dec]
Films on Dalai Lama and the Issue of Tibet

Our Bond with India [1 dec]
Semshook essay in Tibetan Review, December 2004, by Tenzin Tsundue

Candlelight Procession for Leader's Release
As many as 150 members of the Tibetan Youth Congress, Tibetan Women's Association and Friends of Tibet (INDIA) today organised a peaceful candlelight procession from Shere-e-punjab to DC office for the release of Tulku Tenzin Delek Rinpopche.

Story of Two Liberations
A discussion-cum-film screening organised by Design and People in association with Friends of Tibet (India)

Why Tibet
Why the Tibet issue is important today; a short history of the Tibet/China issue.

My Kind of Exile
Essays by Tenzin Tsundue

Diplomacy and Deterrence
Semshook essay in Tibetan Review, November 2004, by Tenzin Tsundue

What We Stand For
A series of articles about Friends of Tibet (INDIA) and the Tibetan situation