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Tibetan Govt in exile- elections to 16th Parliament

Tibetan Govt in exile- elections to 16th Parliament

Dharamshala — The Tibetan Election Commission (EC) Tuesday announced the dates for the preliminary and final election of Sikyong of the 15th Kashag and members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile.…

On Dalai Lama birthday, Tibet traumatised!

On Dalai Lama birthday, Tibet traumatised!

Chinese authorities in Tibet are tightening restrictions across the region as the birthday of the exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama (July 6) approaches, according to Radio Free Asia. Displays…

Tibetan Bloggger goes missing after arrest

Tibetan Bloggger goes missing after arrest

Chinese authorities within Tibet are cracking down on writers and bloggers, say sources in Dharamshala, India.  Tibetan writer and blogger Shokjang and his brother in law have been arrested by…

Dalai Lama and the Shoton Festival

Dalai Lama and the Shoton Festival

Dharamshala — Why not visit Dharamshala over the Easter weekend and immerse yourself in something colourful and unique? The 20th Tibetan Shoton Festival is officially underway. It lasts until April…

Tibetan language learning is on despite Chinese ‘ban’

Tibetan language learning is on despite Chinese ‘ban’

Dharamshala (India):  Reports say that China is consistently discouraging people from learning the Tibetan language.  Even so,  community gatherings are held in order to study the Tibetan language and religion, …

Tibetans should realize that language is also political power

Tibetans should realize that language is also political power

This article by Ngawang Choechen published in  Phayul magazine is our pick-of-the-week and will be serialised. Can Tibetan language be a soft political power? Recently, serious questions have been raised…

Boycott Chinese Goods to set Tibet Free

Boycott Chinese Goods to set Tibet Free

Vikram Mahajan has proposed that Indians and Tibetans boycott Chinese goods in order to free Tibet. Except for the Tibetans, and those who support their cause, most people feel it’s…

Manmohan Singh, support human rights for Tibetan people!

Manmohan Singh, support human rights for Tibetan people!

ITANAGAR, [Arunachal Pradesh]–  India should display with the people of Tibet, that’s what the Arunachal people say. An amicable solution to the Tibet problem within China, especially on the thorny…

Tibetans in exile discuss China-Tibet ties

Tibetans in exile discuss China-Tibet ties

Dharmashala: A three-day meeting of Task Force of Exiled Tibetans on Sino-Tibetan negotiation ended  today at Kashag Conference Hall, Gangchen Kyishong, in Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh). This was the 26th Task…

Next Dalai Lama: a woman?

Next Dalai Lama: a woman?

Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has waded into Australia’s bitter gender debate raging around Premier Julia Gillard by stating that his successor might be a woman as…

NE India lauds Tibetans -in-Exile

NE India lauds Tibetans -in-Exile

Dharamshala: There is widespread support in North East India for the cause of the Tibetan Government in exile, according to Tibetan sources. In fact the Arunachal Pradesh  Chief Minister reportedly…

More self-immolations in Tibet

More self-immolations in Tibet

Two young Tibetan monks set themselves ablaze and died in China’s Sichuan Province. About a hundred Tibetans have so far practiced ‘self-immolation’ in protest against the Chinese occupation of Tibet,…

Tibet: China controlled copper mine disaster

Tibet: China controlled copper mine disaster

The Gyama mine in Tibet, controlled by China, is causing environmental damage. The avalanche of rock and mud that buried 83 miners is also set to be a man-made disaster.…

China frees Tibet Monk after 17 years

China frees Tibet Monk after 17 years

A Tibetan political prisoner has been released after 17 years in a Chinese jail and is reported to be in poor health, an overseas Tibetan spokesman and a US a…

China builds three dams over Tibet’s Brahmaputra

China builds three dams over Tibet’s Brahmaputra

While India’s ruling combine and opposition quibble,  Bangladesh is busy dousing internal riots, and the media add to the cacophony, China is busy constructing three dams over the Brahmaputra. Hello?  BEIJING, China— Come…

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