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On Monday, February 23, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appointed Randy Berry as the first ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Continue →

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Tibetan released in Derge

by Phayul Latest News on February 26, 2015

A Tibetan from Derge in Kardze has been released before the completion of prison sentence on Feb. 23, apparently for his good behavior while in prison. While the police were Continue →
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Kazakhstan: Journal Loses Shutdown Appeal

by Human Rights Watch on February 26, 2015

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The International Campaign for Tibet has urged China to release all Tibetan prisoners who have been detained for religious beliefs or practices, or peaceful expression of views in a report Continue →
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China: Citizens’ Rights in Congress Spotlight

by Human Rights Watch on February 26, 2015

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Sri Lanka: Press Ahead on Rights Reforms

by Human Rights Watch on February 26, 2015

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In 2014, Amnesty International recorded and investigated human rights abuses in 160 countries and territories worldwide*.

While progress is being made in some areas, the frightening facts and figures below Continue →

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UNASUR: Condemn Abuses in Venezuela

by Human Rights Watch on February 26, 2015

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Relief for Tibetans in forestland encroachment case

by Phayul Latest News on February 25, 2015

In what could bring some relief to the Tibetan families accused of encroachment of forest land the Himachal Pradesh government, which is against regularization of the encroached land, has decided Continue →
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Iraqi Kurdistan: Arabs Displaced, Cordoned Off, Detained

by Human Rights Watch on February 25, 2015

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China forcing monks under 19 to disrobe

by Phayul Latest News on February 25, 2015

Chinese authorities in Qinghai Province are preventing monks below 19 years who are on visit to their homes for the Tibetan New Year vacations from returning to their monasteries, the Continue →
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Olympics: New Alliance Calls for Rights-Respecting Bids

by Human Rights Watch on February 25, 2015

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Dicki Chhoyang, Kalon (minister) for Information and International Relations, reiterated her government’s commitment to the Middle Way Approach in resolving the issue of Tibet, and sought support from
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Syria: New Spate of Barrel Bomb Attacks

by Human Rights Watch on February 23, 2015

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US govt. celebrates Tibetan new year for the first time

by Phayul Latest News on February 23, 2015

The US government, for the first time ever, celebrated the Tibetan New Year 2142 by hosting an official reception which was attended by Tibetan Americans, diplomats, State Department officials and Continue →
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Libya/Egypt: Civilian Toll in Derna Air Strikes

by Human Rights Watch on February 23, 2015

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CTA to start new Office of Tibet for SA in Brazil

by Phayul Latest News on February 23, 2015

The Central Tibetan Administration has announced the appointment of Tsewang Phuntso, the current Liaison officer for Latin America, as the first Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to South Continue →
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Algeria: Crackdown on Labor Rights Defenders

by Human Rights Watch on February 23, 2015

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World Bank: Address Ethiopia Findings

by Human Rights Watch on February 23, 2015

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Dalai Lama tops Watkin’s Spiritual 100 list

by Phayul Latest News on February 22, 2015

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has topped the Watkins Spiritual 100 list for the second consecutive ye
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Azerbaijan/EU: Use Official Visit to Free Activists

by Human Rights Watch on February 22, 2015

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