Category Archive: Tibet news

Jun 07 2014

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TWA appeals Mr Modi to discuss Tibet issue with Chinese Foreign Minister

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Central Tibetan Women’s Association writes an appeal letter to the Prime Minister of India to discuss Tibet issue during his meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. TWA would also like to contest the recent statement made by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hong Lei “The door for contact is open but …

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May 17 2014

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TWA persistently demands the Chinese government to declare the 11th Panchen Lama’s status by 25th April, 2015

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It has been 19 years since the abduction of the 11th Panchen Lama Gendun Choekyi Nyima. On 17th May, 1995, 6 year old Gendun Choekyi Nyima was imprisoned for no crime and for purely political reasons. Then he was the world youngest political prisoner.

There isn’t a bit …

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Mar 11 2014

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Statement of TWA on the 55th Anniversary of the Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day

Today, Tibetans inside and outside Tibet commemorate the 55th anniversary of Tibetan Women’s Uprising. On 12th March 1959, thousands of Tibetan women from all the three provinces of Tibet stood up against the Chinese forces thereby triggering a peaceful resistance that continue even today.

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Jan 28 2014

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TWA to organize a symposium on Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile

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Brief introduction to the Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile Project- 2013-2014.

 

Beginning last year (2013), the Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) carried out a special year-long project titled ‘The Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile (LETWIE).’ The project received financial …

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Dec 12 2013

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TWA urges the UN Delegation visiting China to heed to status of Tibetan Women in Tibet

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The Tibetan Women’s Association [i] is pleased to learn that an experts team representing ‘United Nations Working Group on Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice’ will undertake its first visit to the People’s Republic of China [ii] from 12 to 19 December …

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