Oct 28 2011

TWA speaks out in solidarity with Tibetan martyrs

Dharamsala, October 28: Yesterday evening TWA’s president Dolkar Lhamo Kirti attended a candlelight vigil organized by Mr. Phuntsok Tsering at Norbulingka in Dharamsala, where she spoke out in response to the recent spate of self-immolations in Tibet – so far a total of 10 in 2011 alone. The latest case occured Tuesday October 25 at …

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Oct 19 2011

TWA holds global solidarity actions in honor of Tibetan martyrs

Tibetan nun self-immolates in Ngaba, Tibet: below image shows charred body of nun Tenzin Wangmo, after seven minutes of acute burning. Fellow nuns from the nunnery rush to the scene in Amdo Ngaba. We thank Mr. Jonang Shangpo for entrusting TWA with this photo.

Dharamsala, October 19: Today the Tibetan Women’s Association and its …

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Oct 17 2011

The Other China: a mini film festival

October 20-24: Discover the China unseen in news headlines and propaganda 5.30pm Welfare Office Hall, entry free for all

Schedule in English below – view the poster with Tibetan and Chinese translations.

Organised by renowned Tibetan studies academic Gabriel Lafitte and Tibetan Women’s Association, this is a unique opportunity …

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Oct 12 2011

TWA completes week-long International Advocacy Campaign in Finland

Dharamsala, October 12: TWA’s Research and Media Officer Dhardon Sharling visited Helsinki on the invitation of Finnish Human Rights NGO KIOS, and successfully completed a weeklong international advocacy campaign in Finland’s capital city from October 3 to 9.

KIOS, along with indigenous people’s rights organization Siemenpu, organization for disabled people Abilis and the support of …

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Oct 09 2011

TWA condemns the ongoing crackdown in Ngaba, Tibet and calls for international action

Dharamsala, October 9: On Friday TWA Central joined the Tibetan in exile community in being left completely stunned at the terrible news of two more self-immolations in Tibet; this follows last week’s unfortunate incident and makes a total of 7 self-immolations in Tibet this year. Yesterday evening TWA organized jointly a candlelight prayer offering to …

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