Tag Archives: Australia

  • Australian police arrest Tibetan protesters at Chinese consulate

    Australian police arrested eight Tibetan protesters who stormed the Chinese consulate in Sydney, including one who scaled a flagpole to pull down the Chinese flag. ...

  • Australian ambassador raised human rights concerns with China

    Australia's top diplomat in Beijing, Frances Adamson, has used a landmark visit to Tibet to "directly convey" the federal government's human rights concerns in the politically-sensitive region. ...

  • Australian diplomat granted rare visit to Tibet

    The Australian ambassador to China, Frances Adamson, had a rare visit to Tibet last week, after seeking permission for the two years since she took up the post. ...

  • Dalai Lama – Soldier of Peace: photo exhibition concluded in Sydney

    Vijay Kranti's photo exhibition "Dalai Lama — The Soldier of Peace" concluded in Sydney after being a major sideshow during the Dalai Lama's teachings there. ...

  • Dalai Lama promotes peace and pop in Melbourne

    The Dalai Lama was in Melbourne yesterday promoting peace — and a pop song, speaking at the Melbourne Convention Centre to a crowd of about 6000 devotees. ...

  • Dalai Lama arrives in Christchurch

    A small hushed crowd welcomed the Dalai Lama to Christchurch, New Zealand, this afternoon. People waited for him at the gates with white scarves called a khata ...

  • Australia university accused of bowing to China by barring Dalai Lama

    One of Australia's most exclusive universities has called off a talk to students by the Dalai Lama, prompting accusations it is bowing to China which has branded the Tibetan spiritual leader a separatist. ...

  • China blocks Aussie official’s Tibet visit

    Ambassador Frances Adamson sought to travel to Tibet to look into why a growing number of Tibetans were setting themselves on fire. ...

  • Australia bracing for ‘worst ever’ fire danger

    Australians were bracing on Monday for what officials warned could be the worst fire danger day ever seen, as police searched for some 100 people still missing in ravaged Tasmania. ...

  • Tibetan girl to represent Australia at Chess Olympiad

    17-year-old college student Emma Dolma Yuthok has been selected as one of five on the women's team to represent Australia at the Chess Olympiad to be held in Turkey in August this year. ...