Tag Archives: Tibet

  • 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. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Pen warriors can liberate Tibet from China’s vice-like grip

    Pen warriors launching an opinion campaign on Tibet's cause will truly be acting in the Buddhist tradition and way of life, in a peaceful, proactive manner. ...

  • Can McMahon Line dispute be resolved?

    More than a century after the McMahon Line was drawn at the tripartite Simla Convention of 1913-1914 between British India, Tibet and China, uncertainty over the Indo-China boundary in the Northeast remains a festering sore. ...

  • US wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession: envoy

    The US wants the UN to take up the Dalai Lama's succession in an intensifying bid to stop China from trying to handpick his successor, an envoy said after meeting the Tibetan leader. ...