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Youth Speak: Tibetan Students at Jawaharlal Nehru University (J.N.U.) Discuss Tibetan Election 2016

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) presents footages of Tibetan students at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) 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 and the exile Tibetan …

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TCHRD hosts seminar on Nepal, China and Tibet at JNU

On 22 and 23 August, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), working with the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Tibetan Students Forum, hosted a seminar on the Nepal-Tibet Relations and the Sino-Tibet Conflict. The two-day seminar gave the 100 attendees an opportunity to hear from and discuss with Indian and Tibetan government officials, academics, and students. According to Tsering Tsomo, the executive director of TCHRD, the idea behind this seminar was to bring together students, academics, and practitioners to draw attention to some of the important, but frequently overlooked, issues regarding the Tibetan community. “The aim for the …

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