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YOUTH SPEAK: Students at TCV Suja School Discuss 2016 Election

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) presents footages from Suja, near Dharamsala where students at Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV) school discussed issues and candidates related to the 2016 elections for Sikyong and Tibetan parliament in exile. The discussion was facilitated by TCHRD senior researcher Mr Tenzin Nyinjey and information officer Ms Sonam Dolkar. The video series are part of TCHRD’s ‘Youth Speak: Tibetan Election 2016’ campaign. The campaign is aimed at informing and involving the exile Tibetan youth voters in roundtable discussions, informal interactions, and short one-on-one interviews on the 2016 election to the post of Sikyong …

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China detains 15-yr-old solo Tibetan protester, details on previously detained protesters emerge

Chinese security forces have arbitrarily detained another Tibetan monk from Kirti Monastery in Ngaba County in Ngaba (Ch: Aba) Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in the Tibetan province of Amdo. Lobsang Jamyang, age 15, was detained around 4 pm local time on 23 September 2015 while he was staging a peaceful solo protest along the main road in Ngaba County town. “Lobsang Jamyang shouted slogans calling for freedom in Tibet and return of Dalai Lama as he walked from Pawo Sranglam [‘Martyrs’ Road’] to the main road of Ngaba county town,” a source with close contacts in Ngaba …

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Youth Speak: Tibetan Youths in Delhi Discuss 2016 Tibetan Election

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) presents the first footages from Delhi where students at Tibetan Youth Hostel discussed issues and candidates related to the 2016 elections for Sikyong and Tibetan parliament in exile. The discussion was facilitated by TCHRD senior researcher Mr Tenzin Nyinjey and information officer Ms Sonam Dolkar.

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