Tag Archives: Tibet

  • Obituary: Jamyang Choegyal Kashopa in three different worlds

    Our dear friend Jamyang Choegyal Kashopa was taken from us in the night on Tuesday, becoming the second Tibetan elder to succumb to the Coronavirus. Jamchoe la's destiny had unfolded in three different worlds. ...

  • Tibetans call on China to change its hardline policy in Tibet

    Despite the coronavirus scare, Tibetans gathered together in McLeod Ganj for the most important annual Tibetan event, marking the Tibetan uprising of 10 March 1959 against the invading Chinese. ...

  • Exiled Dalai Lama marks 80 years as Tibet’s spiritual leader

    The Dalai Lama on Saturday marked the 80th anniversary of his enthronement as the spiritual leader of Tibet, a position held almost entirely in exile and as a target of constant vilification by the Chinese state. ...

  • Protesters for a Free Tibet call on Queens Public Library to shut down Elmhurst exhibit

    More than 150 people took part in a demonstration outside the Elmhurst library Saturday to protest an exhibition on display about the life and customs of Tibet. ...

  • US House votes to warn China against meddling in Dalai Lama succession

    The US House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to authorize sanctions against Chinese officials who interfere in the process of determining the Dalai Lama's successor, raising pressure as the Tibetan leader approaches 85. ...

  • The 97 kms between China and mastery of the Mekong

    Ninety-seven km of rocks in Thai waters stand between Beijing and dominance over the Mekong, a mighty river that feeds millions as it threads south from Tibet through five countries before emptying into the South China Sea. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Reflection on the decade gone; thoughts for the new one

    “If you think you live in a free country, ask if your politicians feel free to meet the Dalai Lama. If the answer is no, then you are part of the Chinese empire — you just haven’t realised it yet.” ...

  • China says US defence act ‘blatantly interfered’ in its affairs

    Beijing Saturday slammed a new US defence act, which includes measures to strengthen Washington's ties with Taiwan and support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protestors, saying it "blatantly interfered" in China's internal affairs. ...

  • Nepal needs to change its policy towards Tibetans: Gopal Krishna Siwakoti

    Interview with Gopal Krishna Siwakoti, President of the International Institute for Human Rights, Environment, and Development, in Kathmandu, who has been working for the rights of all refugees, including Tibetans. ...

  • Tibetan dies in self-immolation protest in Amdo Ngawa

    42 of 150 self-immolation protests in Tibet since 2009 have occurred in Ngawa. The protestors all called for China to allow the Dalai Lama back to Tibet, and for freedom in Tibet; some that Tibet regain its independence. ...