Mar 12 2012

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Tibetan Women to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of National Women’s Uprising Day

TWA honors 53 years of peaceful resistance by Tibetan women

Tomorrow on March 12, the Tibetan Women’s Association and its global network of chapters will mark the 53rd anniversary of the National Women’s Uprising Day in Lhasa, Tibet.

53 years ago, on this very day, the Tibetan women from all the three provinces …

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Mar 09 2012

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MARCH 12, 2012: 53 YEARS OF PEACEFUL RESISTANCE BY TIBETAN WOMEN

On March 12, 2012, on the momentous occasion of the 53rd anniversary of National Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day, and 53rd founding anniversary of Tibetan Women’s Association, let us honor our brave Tibetan heroines whose undying female spirit still perseveres in Tibetan women inside and outside Tibet.

Partake in the ‘March 12 …

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Mar 06 2012

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TWA mourns the self immolation deaths of two female protesters this past weekend

Dharamsala, March 5: The Tibetan Women’s Association and its global network of regional chapters organized a candle light vigil this evening to mourn and express sublime solidarity with the deaths of two Tibetan women over the weekend: Rinchen (33), and Tsering Kyi (19), in Amdo, eastern Tibet. Yesterday- Richen, a widowed mother of 4 children …

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Mar 05 2012

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Tibetan Mother of Four Dies in Self-immolation Protest

Delhi, March 5: On Sunday 4th March 2012, a mother of four known as Rinchen self-immolated outside a Chinese security office in Ngaba, Tibet.

At 6:30am local time, Rinchen self-immolated outside a security office at the Kirti monastery, Ngaba. In order to make her protest, Rinchen travelled to the Kirti monastery from her home outside …

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Feb 15 2012

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Self-Immolations: New heightened form of Non Violent protests in Tibet

TWA looks back at the aftermath and the undercurrents of the 53 years of Chinese rule in Tibet

On February 28, 2009, barely a year after the 2008 national protests in Tibet, a young monk from Kirti monastery, Tapey (20), staged a lone protest outside the monastery and then set himself alight. He was shot …

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