The International Campaign for Tibet’s Chinese Outreach program was created to enhance the Chinese people’s knowledge and understanding of Tibet and to put the spotlight on China on the issues of freedom, democracy and human rights for the Tibetan people. The program builds awareness of Tibetan issues in the Chinese community, particularly among scholars in China and works to serve as a bridge for better understanding between Chinese and Tibetan people.

Xizang Xinwen – January 29, 2015

  • Tsewang, a monk from Drilda Monastery in Kham (present day Sok County, Nagchu Prefecture) was sentenced for 10 years in prison recently. He was arrested in March, 2014 with three other monks from the same monastery for “involving in Tibet independent related activities”.
  • Deceptive Fraud by PAZU Shou Baibai PAZU Shou Baibai, the author, is a Chinese who traveled many times to Tibet. According to the author, these days, there are a number of Chinese who pretend to be Tibetans and deceive Chinese and foreign tourists in Tibet. The author describes how they cheat people.
  • Lobsang Nima is the Chinese liaison officer at Office of Tibet in Switzerland. Nima tells Radio Free Asia about the progress on exchanges and contacts between Chinese and Tibetan people overseas in recent years.
  • A Tibetan language that the Kyegu Monastery in Kham (present day Yushul Prefecture) has been holding for students during their vacation was forced to be closed by Chinese authorities on January 8. The monastery had been organizing such classes for more than 20 years for local Tibetan students during their winter and summer vacations. The abrupt closure forced around 100 students to leave their classes.
  • On January 21st, Tibetan families were evicted from their houses by authorities in Kyegudo, Kham (present day Yulshul Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture), followed official demands for payment and hundreds of police deployed into government-built housing projects.

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Xizang Xinwen – January 21, 2015

  • ICT launches a petition to Facebook, calling CEO Mark Zuckerberg to account after a video of a Tibetan self-immolation by a prominent Tibet writer, Tsering Woeser, was deleted by Facebook
  • A book signing and conversation with Award Winning author Eliot Pattison at ICT – Eliot Pattison discussed his latest book “The Soul of Fire,” a thriller that navigates the explosive political and religious landscape of Tibet, and the Tibetan self-immolations
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama calls on the Missionaries of Charities and visits Mother Teresa’s tomb in Kolkata, India
  • Kalon Dolma Gyari, of the Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Immigration, Ms. Shannon Fraser, in the Canadian High Commission Office in New Delhi
  • Mr. Richard Gere, Chairman of the Board of the ICT, meets with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi

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Xizang Xinwen – January 6, 2015


  • China Needs H.H. the Dalai Lama by Chen Pokong

The Dalai Lama:

  • H.H. the Dalai Lama sends New Year greet to all people around the world while teaching in South India

Inside Tibet:

  • Four Tibetan farmers in Dzamthang County, Ngaba Prefecture are beaten by police for refusing to sell their farming fields to local police
  • Topgyal, a 23 year old Tibetan youth arrested by Chinese authorities in Lhasa

Tibetan-Chinese Dialogue:

  • The 27th meeting of the Tibetan Task Force on Negotiations was held in Dharamsala from January 5 to 6, 2015

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Xizang Xinwen – December 16, 2014

  • Statement of the Kashag on the 25th Anniversary of the Conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet
  • Messages from Chinese Intellectuals in North America on the 25th Anniversary of Nobel Prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama attends 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Rome
  • Tibetans in exile celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Conferment of the Nobel Prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • Tibetans in Dharamsala, India celebrate 25th Anniversary of the Conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. (Photo News)
  • Tibetan issue raised on International Human Rights Day

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Xizang Xinwen – December 9, 2014

  • Tibet’s Struggle to save its language and culture under the brutal rule of Communist Imperialism by Sangye Gyal
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama gives teachings to Buddhists from Mongolia in Dharamsala, India
  • Tibetan Center for Conflict Resolution hosts a meeting called “Coexisting and Flourishing” in Dharamsala to educate local Tibetans and Indians on environmental issues
  • The Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament visits Tibetan refugee settlements in northeast India
  • The Kalon (Minister) for Department of Information and International Relations of the CTA, received by the Mayor and Member of French Parliament at the Town Hall of Begles, France

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Xizang Xinwen – December 2, 2014

  • H.H. the Dalai Lama speaks at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi and meets high rank officials from the Indian government.
  • A Tibetan monk arrested in Sershu County, Kham, for holding a photo of H.H. the Dalai Lama and protesting against Chinese Tibet policy.
  • Was Xi Zhongxun (the father of Xi Jinping) a supporter of Freedom (for Tibet)? By Liu Dong
  • From the hydroelectricity plant on Yarlung Tsangpo to see ecological crisis faced by Tibet – by VOA Mandarin
  • When the ancient Thangka, the ancient art, has been facing Today, an impetuous world by Woeser

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Xizang Xinwen – November 25, 2014

  • 26 Nuns expelled from Nunnery in Driru County, Tibet
  • Over 300 people from different religions and communities joined for ACTIVE PEACE – One World One Humanity Event held at Sherab Ling Monastery in Northern India
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama attended World Hindu Congress in New Delhi and accepted an Honorary Award
  • The Impact of Communist Chinese Policy on Tibetan Culture and Language (An interview with Namlo Yak by Voice of Tibet’s Chinese Language Service)
  • Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay participated at “Halifax International Security Forum” in Canada and called on the International Community to strengthen focus on the current situation in Tibet

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Xizang Xinwen – November 18, 2014

  • Article by Qin Weiping on attending the Dalai Lama’s teaching in New York
  • President Obama raises Human Rights in Tibet with Chairman Xi Jinping
  • Xi Haiming calls for European countries to raise issue of Tibetan, Mongolian and Uyghur political prisoners
  • Article by Chun Yuyan related to rumors of the return of His Holiness to his homeland

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Issue #56: Tibet under the Rule of the Chinese Communist Party

  • Ten long years of “Cultural Revolution” and Catastrophe in the Land of Snow
  • The Post “Cultural Revolution” and the Tibetan Issue
  • A Relatively More Relaxed Period
  • A Shift of Political Climate in Tibet
  • The Situation in Tibet Worsens: 1989 – A Year of Many Events
  • Chinese “Development” and “Maintenance of Stability” Policies in Tibet
  • Chinese Propagation of Tibetan Culture and the Wave of Animal Fur Burning Movement
  • Nine Rounds of Formal Talks between Tibetan Government in Exile and Chinese Government
  • “Qinghai-Tibet Railway”
  • The Great Protests of 2008 in Tibet

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Issue #55: Chinese Communist Party and Tibet

  • The perception of Chinese Communist Party on other nationalities in its early days
  • The initial contact between Chinese Communist Party and Tibetans
  • Tibetan Communist Movement and Phuntsok Wangyal
  • The Political Background to the Chinese Communist Party’s invasion of Tibet
  • Mao sends CCP Troops to Tibet and Stalin Signs Agreements
  • “17 Agreements” between Tibet and Communist China
  • Communist China takes Over Tibet
  • “Reforms” in East Tibet and Serious Political Situation in Tibet
  • Bombing of Lhasa and Tibetan Government’s flight into Exile
  • Communist Government of PRC Strengthens it’s Power in Tibet

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