Tag Archive: tibetan woman profile

Mar 24 2013

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Today a Tibetan Women Self-immolated in Ngaba

Today a Tibetan women Self-immolated in Ngaba.

31 years old Kalkyi(Kelsang Kyi) from Yultso village in Dzamthang county self-immolated today around 3:30 pm (Tibet time).

Kalkyi set herself on fire near Zamthang Jonang Monastery in Dzamthang township in Golok Pema, Ngaba in Amdo region, eastern Tibet (Aba …

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Nov 14 2012

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TWA urges Chinese Government to resolve their repressive policies in Tibet

It is only half way through the month of November and there have been 10 self-immolation already. The intense situation inside Tibet is evident through the continuous increase in the number of self-immolation. The number now tolls to 72 and we are more afraid of how many more will …

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Sep 06 2011

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Tibetan writer Woeser honoured

Prominent Tibetan writer Woeser has been awarded a Prince Laus Award for her works of poetry, novels and blogs, on the Tibetan’s people plight and giving them a voice to the world.

The honour, named after the late husband of Queen Beatrix of Netherlands, is awarded to those whose …

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Jan 08 2009

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Woeser: A Silenced Writer Further Restricted

A beacon of truth casting light on Tibet’s dark history under Chinese tyranny, 40-year-old Woeser authors various kinds of literature, employing her extraordinary talent in Chinese, to praise her Tibetan heritage and correct China’s red interpretation of Tibet’s past, especially the 1966 to …

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Jul 20 2006

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Ngawang Sangdrol: A former prisoner

Ngawang Sangdrol, of Garu Nunnery was detained in 1992  and imprisoned for participating in a non–violent demonstration against the Chinese occupation of Tibet. Her prison term went from 3–years to a combined sentence of 23 years, for a several “crimes” within prison. Finally, she was released in 2002 for “good behaviour”.

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