Tibet Brief – Edition 02

The Tibet Brief is an ICT publication for policy-makers, providing concise information and perspectives on the political, economic and human rights situation in Tibet. In this edition: New religion regulations increase pressure on Tibetan Buddhism – New ICT report Three year prison sentence to Tibetan businessman for possessing Dalai Lama CDs Dalai Lama specifies location …

The Communist Party as Living Buddha

The boy recognised by the Dalai Lama as the Panchen Lama, one of Tibet’s most important religious leaders, marked his 18th birthday and coming of age on April 25, 2007, after more than a decade in Chinese custody. The Panchen Lama’s plight has come to symbolize the crisis facing the survival of Tibet’s religious culture. …

Tibet Brief – Edition 01

The Tibet Brief is an ICT publication for policy-makers, providing concise information and perspectives on the political, economic and human rights situation in Tibet. In this edition: Dalai Lama: Struggle ‘sacred duty’ of all Tibetans European Parliament wants greater EU role in Dialogue Rail access to Tibet’s natural resources sparks ‘gold rush mentality’ New report …

Religious Repression Continues

To provide context to the current crackdown and life inside Tibet, ICT created a series of briefings on topics ranging from the spring uprising to the crucial nature of Tibet’s environment. These briefing papers are intended to provide insight into several key areas that affect life on the plateau which has shaped its past and …