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Dhondup Wangchen released, thanks supporters

Phayul[Thursday, June 05, 2014 16:15]

DHARAMSHALA, JUNE 5: The jailed Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen has been released this morning after serving six years’ imprisonment sentence, said Gyaljong Tsetrin, Dhondup’s cousin who lives in Switzerland.

He was driven by the police to Khotse, (about two hours drive away from Xining) where he reached his sister's home around 15.00hrs local time.

Statement of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery on the Panchen Lama's 25th Birthday

Here are statements by Tashi Lhunpo Monastery on the the occasion of the Panchen Lama's 25th birthday in English and Tibet.

Ask Senator Boxer to sign the Udall Rubio Feinstein letter on Tibet

Senators Mark Udall (CO), Marco Rubio (FL) and Dianne Feinstein (CA) have circulated a “Dear Colleague” letter asking their fellow senators to sign their letter.

Please contact your senators to urge them to sign the Udall-Rubio-Feinstein letter on Tibet.

Note that we have a quick turnaround, as the deadline is April 8 for senators’ signatures, so that it gets to Secretary Kerry before he departs for his trip.

Dhondup Wangchen Transferred to Another Chinese Prison

Press Release: Dhondup Wangchen Transferred to Another Chinese Prison
January 21, 2013

Zurich, January 21, 2013: In an unusual move, it has been learned by Filming for Tibet that filmmaker and political prisoner Dhondup Wangchen has been transferred from Xichuan labour camp to Qinghai Provincial Women’s Prison, the main prison for women in China’s Qinghai province [1].

Urgent Action: Tibetans Sentenced for "Inciting Self-Immolation"

From: bayareafriendsoftibet [] On Behalf Of
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2013 9:09 AM
Subject: [BAFoT] [FWD: Urgent: Tibetans Sentenced for "inciting self-immolations"]

Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay Appeal to Tibetans Not to Celebrate Losar

Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay Appeal to Tibetans Not to Celebrate Losar

Press Release
24 January 2013

With profound grief, I report that the number of Tibetans who have set themselves on fire to protest against repression in Tibet is now reaching 100. In 2012 alone, 83 Tibetans self-immolated, and twenty-eight of these occurred within the single month of November.

Join the Rangzen Walk around the Bay Area March 23--30

Dear Friends,

Please join with me, Tibetans, and Americans to for a Freedom - Rangzen Walk - any step along the way of 108 miles that will be undertaken to highlight Tibetan rights.

Rangzen: International Tibet Independence Movement will be leading a March for Tibet's Independence in 2013, from March 23 to 30 in the Bay Area. March co-sponsors include Bay Area Friends of Tibet, Tibetan Association of Northern California, San Francisco Students for a Free Tibet, and San Francisco Regional Tibetan Youth Congress.

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