Monthly Archives: June 2018

  • Has Tibet finally lost out to China?

    Beijing’s pressure on world leaders to ignore Tibet is now overwhelming. Even No. 10 declares: ‘We have turned the page on the Dalai Lama’ ...

  • China holds drill in Tibet for military-civilian integration

    Chinese military stationed in Tibet has carried out a drill to test their logistics, armament support capabilities, and military-civilian integration in the remote Himalayan region. ...

  • From Jerusalem, leader in exile says ‘Next year in Tibet’

    Like the Jews while waiting to return to Israel, the Tibetans have also struggled to maintain their identity and culture in their diaspora, Lobsang Sangay said. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Need for global migrant policy

    Whether initiated by a government or due to ethnic conflicts, political unrest, or civil wars, people have been forced to flee their country and enter another region as illegal migrants. ...

  • Buddhist leader sexually assaulted students, report finds

    In a letter to Shambhala members on Monday, Sakyong Mipham acknowledged what he called “relationships” with women in the organization, but stopped short of admitting any sexual misconduct. ...

  •  Mila Rangzen Separating Tibetan families: Protected Area Permit for settlements

    If Tibetans with foreign passports do not pose a threat to Indian security nor to Tibetan culture in the settlements, why didn't CTA review the PAP requirement with the Govt of India? ...

  • Xi says China must lead way in reform of global governance

    China must lead the way in reforming global governance, the foreign ministry on Saturday cited President Xi Jinping as saying, as Beijing looks to increase its world influence. ...

  • Paul Grogan Buddhism and ecologically-sustainable living

    Tibetan Buddhism provides a very powerful over-arching framework for us to address the ecological crisis and achieve more sustainable living for our society. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Will Modi succeed in making India a Hindu Nation?

    The debate relating to Bill 2016 asks if it is only a ploy to safeguard Hindu refugees from neighbouring countries, or a plan by Hindu-centric forces to make India a Hindu Nation. ...

  • World Refugee Day: 68.5 million people uprooted from home every year

    UNHCR said the refugee figures debunked the perception that a refugee crisis has affected developed countries in the North: 85% are in developing countries, many of them "desperately poor". ...