Tag Archives: Dalai Lama

  • German media accuse Dalai Lama of hyprocrisy

    The German media cast increasing doubts and queries over the so-called "neutral atitude" by the Dalai Lama towards the frenetic self-immolation by fire. ...

  • Indo-Tibetans of Kashmir

    The Tibetan Muslims living in Kashmir are now a mixed identity. They were ecstatic at seeing the Dalai Lama, their king, visit them in Srinagar recently. ...

  • Dalai Lama’s way out requires compassion

    Describing self-immolation as "very, very delicate political issue," the 14th Dalai Lama has said he will "remain neutral" on the topic in order to avoid offending the relatives of the self-immolators. ...

  • Dalai Lama visits Kashmir, a disputed land like Tibet

    After a gap of 24 years, the Dalai Lama is visiting the Kashmir Valley – a region, as with the Tibetan spiritual leader's homeland, where many yearn for independence. ...

  • My Take: Dalai Lama should condemn Tibetan self-immolations

    Tibet is witnessing an epidemic of self-immolations. In fact, since 16 March 2011, more than 40 Tibetans have followed Thich Quang Duc's lead, setting themselves on fire to protest the Chinese occupat ...

  • Peter Hartcher Dreams of a leader of a land he has never seen

    Any political leader feeling unhappy with their lot might consider the situation of Lobsang Sangay. He is the Prime Minister of a government that doesn't exist, representing a land he has never visited. ...

  • Italian city pulls back from making Dalai Lama an honorary citizen

    Milan has backed away from plans to give the Dalai Lama honorary citizenship because of concerns about upsetting China, although officials in Venice and Rome have already honored the Tibetan spiritual leader. ...

  • Dibyesh Anand India’s Tibet problem

    India should not forget that Chinese-controlled Tibet is its neighbour. The current Indian leadership's ignorance of Tibetans goes against principles of justice, humanity and ignores historic Indo-Tibetan relations. ...

  • Julian Baggini Why it’s not the Dalai Lama’s job to break the silence on Tibet

    Disappointment in the Dalai Lama tells us more about the unrealistic expectations of the critics than it does the failings of the man himself. ...

  • After 76 years (and 13 reincarnations) the Dalai Lama still draws a crowd

    In a world which saw a new crisis emerge "nearly every month", he said there remained "genuine" support for the plight of Tibet and that politicians' reservations in dealing with Beijing were "understandable". ...