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Deadline Nears in County in China’s Sichuan For Surrender of Dalai Lama Photos

Deadline Nears in County in China’s Sichuan For Surrender of Dalai Lama Photos

UPDATED at 10:15 a.m. EST on 02-02-2016 Shopkeepers in a Tibetan-populated county in western China’s Sichuan province have been ordered by authorities to hand over all stocks of photos of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, with “severe punishment” threatened for those who fail to comply by Feb. 2. The order, which was issued on Jan. 31 by three government […]

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Clash Between Rebel Groups in Myanmar’s Shan State Forces Villagers From Homes

Clash Between Rebel Groups in Myanmar’s Shan State Forces Villagers From Homes

Fighting that erupted between two rival armed ethnic groups in a village in Myanmar’s restive Shan state three days ago has injured one resident and forced nearly all of the 1,500 others to flee their homes, a village administrative official said Wednesday. Shelling between soldiers of the Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army-South (RCSS/SSA-S) and Ta’ang National Liberation Army […]

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Taiwan Blocks Leader of Uyghur Organization From Attending Conference

Taiwan Blocks Leader of Uyghur Organization From Attending Conference

Taiwanese authorities have prevented the executive chairman of an international Uyghur organization from participating in a human rights conference to be held in Taiwan later this month, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) said Friday. Dolkun Isa, WUC’s executive chairman, will not be able to attend the Asia Pacific Religious Freedom Forum on Feb. 18-21 because of likely pressure from Chinese […]

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