Self-Immolations: New heightened form of Non Violent protests in Tibet

TWA looks back at the aftermath and the undercurrents of the 52 years of Chinese rule in Tibet

On February 28, 2009, barely a year after the 2008 national protests in Tibet, a young monk from Kirti monastery, Tapey (20), staged a lone protest outside the monastery and then set himself alight. He was shot …

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Post COP17 report

Two members of TWA: Tenzin Woebum, head of Women’s Environment and Development Desk (WEDD) and Tenzin Dolma, Joint secretary, who represent Tibet Third Pole (T3P), took part in the two-week Conference of Parties (COP-17) meeting (November 28 – December 9, 2011), an undertaking of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

The Tibetan …

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Observational Report on Stitches of Tibet

Economic Empowerment of Tibetan Women

Observational Report on STITCHES OF TIBET

October 2011 to January 2012

Since October 2011, with major funding support from Horizon Foundation, Stitches of Tibet (SOT) has been running successfully with a new separate class room for English, Math, Tibetan language …

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Tibet the Third Pole and its Impact on Asia’s Future

POST CONFERENCE REPORT

Tibet the Third Pole and its Impact on Asia’s Future

A Tibetan Women’s Association undertaking during the 32nd Kalachakra Initiation at Bodhgaya, January 2012

 

TWA has a primary focus on achieving international advocacy and tangible support for Tibet’s environment.  Thus during the two-week 32nd Kalachakra initiation TWA launched a global climate …

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Report from TWA’s 10-day Advanced Leadership Training in Delhi, November 2011

Full report from 2011′s Advanced Tibetan Women’s Leadership Training now available

The Empowerment through Action Desk (ETA) of TWA, organized a 10 – day Advanced Leadership Training (November 21st to 30th), second in the series  and held in Delhi. The training was led by 3 core trainers – Vicki Robinson from …

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Global Tibet Movement Condemns China’s Escalating Crackdown

Global Tibet Movement Condemns China’s Escalating Crackdown after Tibetans shot and beaten in eastern Tibet

Vows to Intensify Efforts for Multilateral Pressure on China as Tibetans continue to Self-immolate for Freedom

January 23, 2012: The 185 Tibet advocacy organizations that form the International Tibet Network (1) strongly condemn China’s policies and continued crackdown in Tibet …

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Tibet the Third Pole Conference

Conference on TIBET THE THIRD POLE and ITS IMPACT ON ASIA’S FUTURE

Time, Day and Date: 6 pm – 8 pm (120 minutes), Monday, 9 January 2012.

Venue: TWA tent, in- front of Namgyal Monastery Guest House, opposite Gate number one, Bodhgaya.

Featuring a panel of experts:

  • Michael Buckley, Traveller Writer and Filmmaker on …

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Release Tibetan singer Hortsang Lhalung Tso

Delhi, January 5: There are still no confirmed reports regarding the status of popular Tibetan singer Hortsang Lhalung Tso, who was detained on August 11th last year by Chinese Authorities. Alongside her, an outspoken Buddhist monk, Jigme ‘Guri’, was also apprehended by the Public Security Bureau.

Tso is currently studying at a music school in …

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TWA actions during the 32nd Kalachakra prayers for world peace

Advocacy for Homeland and Action in Exile stand as the bottomline

Bodhgaya, January 2, 2012: The Tibetan Women’s Association and its globalnetwork of regional chapters are organizing a series of actions during the32nd Kalachakra initiation by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Keeping Tibetans inside Tibet as the key audience, TWA has organized for aseries …

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Nomads for Planetary Third Pole petition

Dharamsala, January 2: Tibetan Women’s Association and Tibet Third Pole have launched a petition to the Ministry of Environment Protection of The People’s Republic of China. The petition appeals to the PRC to halt the forced removal of nomads from Tibet’s pastureland since this is not a climate mitigation measure …

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Jan
03
2012

Nomads for Planetary Third Pole petition

Categories:
  • Campaigns,
  • Environment

by TWA

Dharamsala, January 2: Tibetan Women’s Association and Tibet Third Pole have launched a petition to the Ministry of Environment Protection of The People’s Republic of China. The petition appeals to the PRC to halt the forced removal of nomads from Tibet’s pastureland since this is not a climate mitigation measure …

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Tags: china, china environment, climate change, environment, environment policy, nomads, third pole, tibet, tibet environment, tibetan nomads, wedd, women's environment and development desk

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Feb
15
2012

Self-Immolations: New heightened form of Non Violent protests in Tibet

Categories:
  • Tibet news

by TWA

TWA looks back at the aftermath and the undercurrents of the 52 years of Chinese rule in Tibet

On February 28, 2009, barely a year after the 2008 national protests in Tibet, a young monk from Kirti monastery, Tapey (20), staged a lone protest outside the monastery and then set himself alight. He was shot …

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Tags: china, human rights, series of Self-immolations in Tibet, Shri mani shankar aiyer, Sonia Gandhi, sushma swaraj, tibet, Tibetan, TWA actions

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Feb
13
2012

Post COP17 report

Categories:
  • Environment,
  • International presence

by TWA

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