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"On my part, I remain committed to the process of dialogue. It is my firm belief that dialogue and a willingness to look with honesty and clarity at the reality of Tibet can lead us to a viable solution."

Jamia University Media Students visited Dharamsala

October 21, 2008

October 20, 2008

October 20-22 Post Graduate students from AJK Mass Communication
Research Centre of Jamia Millia Islamia University along with 2
technical staffs, a lecturer and a Professor successfully completed
their media tour to Dharamsala from 14-18 October 2008. This 'Media
Students Program' was organized with the Jamia Millia Islamia
University for the first time by India-Tibet Coordination Office,
based in New Delhi.

The students undertaking Master in broadcast, online and Photo
Journalism visited Dharamsala for three days to know the first hand
information about Tibetan issues. Three briefings on Tibet were
earlier presented by Kalon Tempa Tsering, Representative of His
Holiness the Dalai Lama, Mr. Vijay Kranti, journalist and a long time
Tibet supporter and Mr. Tenzin Lekshay, Coordinator of India-Tibet
Coordination Office at the university.

In Dharamsala, students comprising of TV, Radio and Photo Journalism
took specific topic for their project and had extensively interviewed
many CTA officials, school administrations, TIPA artists, monks and
common people on various issues like education, cultures and Tibetan
freedom struggle.

Mr. Moonis, a student complimented after the tour that 'I along with
everyone had a great learning experience'. Some of the students'
project in Dharamsala plan to show in the National TV and also in the
University for the general students.

This 'Media Students Program' organized by India-Tibet Coordination
Office aims to create awareness about Tibetan issues to the Indian
media students who are joining the mainstream media.

Report prepared by India-Tibet Coordination Office (ITCO).
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