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"We stand by the Tibetan people, who have long been our unwavering friends," Senator Leahy said. "We also stand by the rights of Tibetan Buddhists, not just in Tibet but around the world, who should be able to determine their own religious leadership in accordance with their inalienable right to religious ...
In Karnataka, Tibetans can vote but won't ... A large number of Tibetans in exile in the three settlements at Bylakuppe and Hunsur in Karnataka would have had their first shot at exercising their right to vote in the 2018 State ... There is still hope for the struggle among a majority of the Tibetan people.” ...

The US Senate unanimously affirmed its support for the Tibetan people's fundamental human rights and freedoms, including their right to self-determination and protection of their distinct identity. It said the Tibetan Buddhist religious leaders should be determined solely within the Tibetan Buddhist ...
To remind the world of this political kidnaping by China, and to demand his release, over 200 Tibetans in Karnataka's Bylakuppe have attempted to break a Guinness world record. On 25 April 2018, on the Panchen Lama's 29th birthday, members of the Tibetan community in the Bylakuppe in Coorg lit more ...
Just a few years before the end of the Cold War, the film Seven Years in Tibet featuring Brad Pitt posited that Tibetans revere life so much that they refuse to ... Western media referred to the Dalai Lama as an apostle of world peace and happiness, and the idea that the Tibetan people are naturally peaceful ...
Throughout the trip, our time with Tibetans in leadership positions and those on the street embodied their Buddhist beliefs in active compassion. It is not enough to feel badly for someone, but to do something about it. Our group's first cup of tea together in India was with the president-in-exile of Tibet, Dr.

As a youngster growing up in Karnataka, Tenzin Righten, a Tibetan settler, was used to home-cooked Tibetan food. But he soon realised that this privilege of eating Tibetan fare was available only when he visited relatives and friends' homes in the community. Therefore, Righten decided to get into the food ...
STOCKHOLM — Swedish authorities said Thursday that they have charged a man with spying for China, on suspicion that he gathered information on Tibetans who had fled to Sweden. Dorjee Gyantsan, a 49-year old Tibetan who worked for the pro-Tibetan radio station ''Voice of Tibet,'' was charged with ...
A 49-year-old man has been charged in Sweden for spying on exiled Tibetans for the Chinese government. ... for the pro-Tibetan "Voice of Tibet" newspaper, is accused of supplying the Chinese government with information on where exiled Tibetans live, their family relationships, and their travel plans.
Swedish prosecutors on Wednesday charged a 49-year-old Chinese man with espionage for allegedly gathering intelligence on Tibetan refugees in Sweden and Norway for China. The man, identified in the charge sheet as Dorjee Gyantsan, is accused of infiltrating the Tibetan community to pass ...
Without the Tibetans in India there would be little of their global identity campaign that focuses on what they see as the cultural genocide in their lost homeland. The 6 million Tibetans in Tibet live under tight restrictions and have been overwhelmed by the deliberate controlled immigration inflow of as many ...
Addressing the event CTA President and PM-in-exile Lobsang Sangay described Tibetans as Made-in-India products and therefore the community's ... Apart from the exhibitions, film screening and performances by the Tibetans, the festival would also see panel discussion on "India and Tibet: Ancient Ties, ...
DHARMSALA, India (AP) — The prime minister of the self-declared Tibetan government-in-exile in India has urged his compatriots to strengthen efforts to make the return of the Dalai Lama to his native land a reality. Lobsang Sangay says Tibet has seen 60 years of destruction of its civilization, culture and ...
“We Tibetan people, with the support of people of India and abroad, should strengthen our efforts to make his return to his Potala palace a reality,” Sangay said. “Let us reunite the Dalai Lama with Tibetans inside Tibet, who have spent the last 60 years with a hope, with a dream to get a glimpse of the Dalai ...
Dalai Lama Calls on Tibetans to Remain United as India Drifts Toward China ... New Delhi, but was shifted to Dharamsala, a small town in the country's north where Tibetans run a government in exile, as India tries to avoid a confrontation with China, which views the Dalai Lama as a dangerous separatist.
New Delhi's missive to its ministers and officials, asking them to avoid events hosted by the Tibetan administration-in-exile marking their 60th year in exile with a series of 'Thank you, India' events has not deterred the refugee community. It was on March 31, 1959, when His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, ...
Amidst an escalating diplomatic and economic standoff between the United States and the Chinese communist regime, the U.S. Congress has approved a massive spending bill that includes $17 million that will be used to support Tibetans in and out of Tibet. This includes the Tibetan government-in-exile, ...

The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has embargoed all information related to the opening ceremony of the “Thank You India” campaign which is to start from 31 March at Dharamshala. The guest list of the dignitaries is being kept under wraps and will be revealed only a day before, said sources in the ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States Congress has approved aid for Tibetans totaling US$17 million (NT$496 million) to be handed out beginning in October, the Liberty Times reported Saturday. The initial report came from a Tibetan administrative website, which said the funds would be devoted ...
DHARAMSHALA, Mar. 21: A mountain considered sacred by Tibetans in Driru (in Chinese, Biru) county in the Nagchu prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region is set to be mined by Chinese authorities despite resistance by local Tibetans. A Tibetan man is reportedly detained after he refused to sign an ...
DHARAMSHALA: Amid worsening relations of Tibetan government in exile and India government, the former was facing protest from Tibetans itself. Indian government's recent move of asking its senior leaders and dignitaries had already scrapped various Tibetan events planned in Delhi. On Saturday ...
Now, Tibetans have come up with a major event planned by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) for March 17 this month which will mark the day when ... “Dalai Lama was not only the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people but is a global icon of peace and a beacon of hope for millions around the world.
Tibetans in Switzerland say Chinese spies have been photographing rallies organized by their community. ... Last Saturday, Tibetans in Switzerland, a group estimated to number some 7,500 people, celebrated the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising Day – a failed rebellion against Chinese ...
The death added to the 152 Tibetans, who self-immolated themselves, of which 130 succumbed to their burn injuries. In the 1959 uprising, Tibetans revolted against Chinese rule in Lhasa. It resulted in the deaths of thousands of innocent Tibetans. (This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff ...
In this October 2016 file photo, a group of people protest the demolition of Tibetan Buddhist academy Larung Gar by the Chinese government during a march on Main Street in Northampton. Local Tibetans will hold a daylong event in Northampton Saturday to mark the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan ...
Beijing - President of China, head of its Communist Party, commander-in-chief of the military and now living Buddhist deity - Xi Jinping has added another title to his growing collection, at least in the eyes of some ethnic Tibetans. Speaking on Wednesday on the sidelines of China's annual meeting of ...
Beijing - President of China, head of its Communist Party, commander-in-chief of the military and now living Buddhist deity - Xi Jinping has added another title to his growing collection, at least in the eyes of some ethnic Tibetans. Speaking on Wednesday on the sidelines of China's annual meeting of ...
NORTHAMPTON - Pioneer Valley Tibetans will come together in Northampton this weekend to commemorate the nation's 1959 uprising against China. The event will take place at the First Churches of Northampton on Saturday. The day's events will include a fast and prayer vigil. Organized by the Tibetan ...
Tibetan activists are detained by police during a protest in this March, 2017 file photo to mark the 58th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. NEW DELHI: India has banned Tibetans from holding a rally with the Dalai Lama in New Delhi to mark ...
Tsekho's protest occurred just days before the anniversary of the March 10, 1959, Tibetan Uprising Day, when thousands of Tibetans rose against China's military and declared Tibet's independence. Tibetan exile President Lobsang Sangay expressed his deep concern Wednesday at reports of yet another ...
The 54 year old known for her performances at Chinese political galas said that prejudice against Tibetans, even among the CCP cadres, emerged in the aftermath the 2008 unrest in Tibet. In 2008, prior to the Beijing Olympics, a pan-Tibet protest took place where ordinary Tibetans rose against Chinese ...
An army soprano with more than 20 years of service appealed to China's central government on Tuesday to stop treating ethnic Tibetans as if they were separatists. Speaking during a panel session at the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Guowa Jiamaoji, who was born in a ...
On a steep hillside outside the Rongwo Monastery in China's north-western province of Qinghai, an enormous thangka was unrolled in a splendour of rich pinks, greens and blues to the sound of firecrackers and the wail of conch shells. Scores of monks and men had earlier heaved the thangka – an image ...
Despite a few elbows to the face, Tsering pushed through the broil of Tibetan worshippers and lifted her bawling two-year-old over the mad crush, briefly pressing the girl's forehead to a passing sacred scroll. Scores of monks and men heaved the enormous thangka – an image of Buddha painted on silk, ...
XINING, March 2 (Xinhua) -- The day before an annual lamp festival, the Taer Monastery in northwest China's Qinghai Province was already full of pious believers and tourists eager to catch a glimpse of a dance ritual at one of the biggest events for Tibetans. The Butter Lamp Festival celebrates the ...
DHARAMSHALA, March 2: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama said that it is very important for every Tibetans belonging to the three provinces and the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon tradition to remain united and strong during the Jataka tales teaching at the courtyard of ...
At an elevation of 6,740 meters, Kawagarbo is the highest peak of the Meili Snow Mountains in northwestern Yunnan, a province in southwestern China. To many Tibetans, it is one of nine holy mountains scattered across the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. At the foot of Meili lie a smattering of traditional Tibetan ...
DHARAMSHALA, Feb. 27: Two Tibetan youths have been badly injured after a skirmish between Tibetan and Indian youth. The incident escalated when over 50 local Indian men on Monday morning entered the Tibetan refugee settlement in Satuan village in Sirmaur District, near the Poanta Sahib town ...
amnesty-international-annual-report-2018 Dharamshala — International human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, released their annual report for 2017-18 on February 22, claiming that Chinese enactment of extended laws under the guise of 'national security' continued to present an acute threat to ...
The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of more than six million Tibetans, most of whom live in China. A crackdown by the Chinese government against Tibetan resistance on March 10, 1959 — nine years after Chinese troops marched in and took control of Tibet — forced thousands into exile, including the ...
Some accounts shared on Chinese social media suggested the blaze had broken out in a side hall or annex, possibly a housing area, which was not a part of the main building that Tibetans think of as the heart of the Jokhang. The centerpiece of the temple is a glittering statue of the Shakyamuni Buddha, ...
LHASA, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- As Chinese celebrate traditional Lunar New Year, the most important festival of a year, Tibetans are even happier as the Tibetan New Year coincides with the Spring Festival this year. Both the Spring Festival and Tibetan New Year fall on Friday. On the eve of the double New ...
Dharamshala — “Tibetans have and will always admire the South African spirit and we are convinced that if South Africa can do it, then Tibetans can do it too," ... In his address, President Dr Sangay spoke about His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan people's reverence and admiration for Nelson ...
DHARAMSHALA, Mar. 21: A mountain considered sacred by Tibetans in Driru (in Chinese, Biru) county in the Nagchu prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region is set to be mined by Chinese authorities despite resistance by local Tibetans. A Tibetan man is reportedly detained after he refused to sign an ...
The Tibetan community in Switzerland has warned the Federal Council that the increasingly close relationship between Bern and Beijing is having a negative effect on the fundamental rights of Tibetans in Switzerland. In 2013, Switzerland and China signed a free-trade agreement which, according to a ...
"There are only about 140 Tibetans in Sweden. That the (Chinese government) is sending a spy for just .... Choedon said she was aware of the hacking risk, but said it was just one element in a broader intimidation campaign against Tibetans abroad. "Even though they are living in a free country, still they ...
Chinese authorities at Chengdu airport in Sichuan blocked three Tibetans holding foreign passports from entering China on Thursday, questioning them ... Chinese control of passports held by Tibetans living in China has meanwhile blocked travel by members of the ethnic group hoping to travel to India to ...
amnesty-international-annual-report-2018 Dharamshala — International human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, released their annual report for 2017-18 on February 22, claiming that Chinese enactment of extended laws under the guise of 'national security' continued to present an acute threat to ...
Shimla, Feb 26 (PTI) Tension grips Sataun village in Sirmaur district here following a clash between Tibetans and locals, leaving seven people injured, police said today. The problem started brewing late last night after some Tibetan youths allegedly thrashed two local boys and damaged their motorcycle ...
Chinese authorities at Chengdu airport in Sichuan blocked three Tibetans holding foreign passports from entering China on Thursday, questioning them ... Chinese control of passports held by Tibetans living in China has meanwhile blocked travel by members of the ethnic group hoping to travel to India to ...


 

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