Category Archives: News You Witness

  • New Tibetan orphanage home inaugurated in Delhi

    A new home for orphans and destitute Tibetan refugee children built by International Maitreya Foundation has been inaugurated in New Delhi today. ...

  • Thousands join Tibetan Uprising day protest in New York

    Tibetans and supporters marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to the United Nations to mark the 55th anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day and the fifth anniversary of the self-immolation protests in Tibet. ...

  • Karmapa performs Tse Chu Cham in Bodh Gaya

    On this day the 17th Karmapa will be the lead dancer performing in 3 of the 20 dances in an all-day Lama Dance called the Garchen Tse Chu. ...

  • Production of Tibetan film Losar launched in Darjeeling

    An inaugural function for the new Tibetan film Losar took place on 22nd November 2013 in Darjeeling, West Bengal. ...

  • Tibet facing greatest human rights violations, say Indian politicians

    Honourable Deputy Chief Minister of Goa, Shri Francisco D'Souza, while meeting the delegation of the Tibetan Parliament in exile affirmed that "There is no greater human rights violation in the world than in Tibet and the world is not doing justice to the Tibetans." ...

  • Hundreds gather in Delhi to support Tibet

    Over 1,000 Tibetans and Tibet supporters from many Asian countries gathered at New Delhi on Monday to express solidarity with the sufferings of Tibetans inside Tibet. ...

  • Zamling Chisang commemorated in Gangtok for first time

    Zamling Chisang [འཛམ་གླིང་སྤྱི་བསང་] (Universal Prayer Day) was commemorated, perhaps for the first time in Gangtok, Sikkim, on Sunday at Chol-kha Sum Hall. ...

  • Sogyal Rinpoche teaches Himalayan youth in New York

    Sogyal Rinpoche, the founder of Rigpa, gave a teaching to the younger generation on Sunday at the newly-inaugurated Sherpa Community Hall in Queens, New York. ...

  • Will Tibet figure in French president’s visit to China?

    As the French President François Hollande prepares for his first state visit to China later this month, there is a growing call from French lawmakers to include Tibet on the agenda in the discussion with Xi Jinping. ...

  • Seminar on leadership transition in China at Nehru University

    The Tibet forum, JNU, organised a seminar on "Leadership Transition on China and its Impacts on India, Tibet and China" at Jawaharlal Nehru University on 18 March. ...