Dec 12 2013

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TWA observes the 65th annual United Nations’ Human Rights Day

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2013 marks the 65th annual United Nations’ Human Rights Day and 64th year of Chinese occupation of Tibet, since 1949. Even after more than six decades of China’s violation of human rights in Tibet, this year, China has made it to the 47-seat United Nations Human Rights Council. Either the governments have elected China …

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Dec 12 2013

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Appeals to the international bodies on Dec 10, 2013

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In marking the 65th annual United Nations’ Human Rights Day, Central Tibetan Women’s Association earnestly requests the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Committee Against Torture, UN Women, Amnesty International, International Court of Justice and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to support for the release of Tulku Tenzin Delek in order …

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Nov 19 2013

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TWA received acknowledgment letter from Shri Salman Khurshid

Tibetan Women’s Association received an acknowledgment letter from the honorable External Affairs Minister of India, Shri Salman Khurshid. The letter was a response to an appeal letter submitted by TWA on 15th October. In the appeal letter, we urged for his Excellency’s intervention to stop Chinese authorities from shooting and injuring unarmed Tibetans …

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Oct 28 2013

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TWA attended ‘Asia Democracy Network’ held in Seoul, Korea

Tibetan Women’s Association’s Research and Media Officer, Tenzin Dekyi and International Tibet Network’s Asia Coordinator Lobsang Tseten attended the Founding Assembly of the ‘Asia Democracy Network’ and the ‘3rd Seoul Democracy Forum’ held in Seoul, Korea from 21 – 24 October 2013. The meeting was attended by the over 80 civic leaders, …

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Oct 07 2013

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TWA Intern’s Testimony – Tenzin Tsagong

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Establishing My Own Tibetan identity

 

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What does it mean to be Tibetan? This was the question that was posed to us young Tibetan students in upstate New York seven years ago in a retreat coordinated by the Tibetan school and Students for a Free Tibet. Are proficiency and knowledge in …

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