Tag Archives: Barack Obama

  • US Presidents: Meeting the Dalai Lama, and statements on Tibet

    Since the first meeting of US President George HW Bush with the Dalai Lama in 1991, presidents Bill Clinton, George W Bush, and Barack Obama have met with the Dalai Lama on a number of occasions to show their support for the Tibetan cause. ...

  • Obama endorses Indian-Tibetan Aftab Pureval for November Congressional polls

    Barack Obama has endorsed Aftab Pureval, an American of Indian-Tibetan descent, for the Congressional elections in November. ...

  • Dalai Lama, Barack Obama discuss promotion of oneness among people

    The Dalai Lama flew out from Dharamshala earlier in the morning and returned after meeting Obama for about an hour. The meeting took place at the request of the Dalai Lama. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Obama’s sectarian appeal to African-Americans

    Does he think that African-Americans living in the US would not think for themselves about the policies and programmes of the Presidential candidates before exercising their franchise? ...

  • Support Dalai Lama for return to Tibet: Lawmakers to Barack Obama

    A group of 72 American lawmakers have asked US President Barack Obama to publicly support the right of the Dalai Lama to return to Tibet and call for an immediate release of all Tibetan political prisoners. ...

  • Tibetans thank Barack Obama for hosting Dalai Lama

    Speaker of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile said the Tibetan people were grateful to the US for encouraging dialogue between the Dalai Lama and Chinese authorities to lower tensions and resolve differences. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Why would President Obama receive the Dalai Lama through the back door?

    It is surprising that the President of the USA, which claims to be the torchbearer of freedom and the pledged supporter of liberty and human dignity, does not have the courage to stand up to China. ...

  • Obama meets Dalai Lama behind closed doors

    US President Barack Obama hosted the Dalai Lama at the White House -- a now familiar ritual that took place off-camera and out of the public eye to avoid irking China. ...

  • Obama to meet Dalai Lama at White House, defying Beijing

    China on Wednesday warned US President Barack Obama against meeting with the Dalai Lama at the White House, saying that hosting the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader could damage mutual trust. ...

  • Obama raises the issue of Tibet with Xi Jinping

    United States President Barack Obama raised the issue of Tibet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a joint press conference on Friday. ...