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Report-Satellite Images Show Huge Scale of Damage to Tibetan Buddhist Site Larung Gar

FreeTibet.org, 19 October 2017 Read story here  A new joint report by Free Tibet and Tibet Watch captures the scale of destruction caused to Tibet’s Larung Gar Buddhist Academy. “Destroying Heaven: China’s campaign of destruction at Larung Gar”, is being … Continued

Tibetan Narrative on Tawang – A Historical Approach

By Tsewang Dorji* – Tibetpolicy.net Tawang is one of the most important districts of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. It also has a geostrategic significance to India. China claims it as south Tibet. Hence, this dispute of territorial demarcation … Continued

Ancient Tibetan manuscripts may be shifted from Dharamsala to Ramanagara

By Seetha Lakshmi, Times Of India City, Read Original story here. BENGALURU: Concerned over the safety of nearly 80,000 ancient Buddhist manuscripts and artefacts, the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA), one of the most important libraries and institutions … Continued

US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China

BBC, 19 October 2017 Read story here US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the US wants to deepen co-operation with India in the face of growing Chinese influence in Asia. He described India as a “partner” in a … Continued

Dalai Lama appeals for EU-style world unity to end violence

Hindustan Times, 19 October 2017 Read story here The Dalai Lama on Wednesday pitched for a European Union-style unity to end violence in the world. Tibetan spiritual leader said people should think “more broadly” and work towards “common interest” so … Continued

Dalai Lama Wins Heart With Unity, Non-Violence Call

Sangal Express, 19 October 2017 Read story here  IMPHAL, Oct 18 : While taking due note of the insurgency movements seen in the North East region as seen elsewhere in different parts of the world, Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama … Continued

ICT Statement on 10th Anniversary of Congressional Gold Medal to the Dalai Lama

International Campaign for Tibet – 17 OCTOBER 2017 October 17, 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the historic bestowal of the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor of the United States, to the Dalai Lama. The award ceremony was participated … Continued

Dalai Lama arrives in Manipur for three-day visit

PTI, 17 October 2017 Read original story here  Imphal, Oct 17: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived in Manipur’s capital Imphal on his maiden visit to participate in an international peace conference. This is his second visit to the … Continued

Dalai Lama arrives in Manipur for three-day visit

PTI, 17 October 2017 Read original story here  Imphal, Oct 17: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived in Manipur’s capital Imphal on his maiden visit to participate in an international peace conference. This is his second visit to the … Continued

China’s ‘stability maintenance’ agents move to silence critics before party congress

By Tom Philliop, The Guardian. Read original story here. As Xi Jinping prepares for major speech, security agents have fanned out across the country to quell any hint of dissent. They came for Yu Wensheng last Tuesday. Their message: stay … Continued

China’s ‘stability maintenance’ agents move to silence critics before party congress

By Tom Philliop, The Guardian. Read original story here. As Xi Jinping prepares for major speech, security agents have fanned out across the country to quell any hint of dissent. They came for Yu Wensheng last Tuesday. Their message: stay … Continued

Dalai Lama’s sister, ‘Mother of Tibet,’ coming to Utah

 By Bob Mims, The Salt Lake Tribune. Read original story here. The sister of the Dalai Lama will be the keynote speaker Friday at a ceremony marking the completion of the Utah Tibetan Community Center. Ama Jetsun Pema, 77, revered … Continued

Dalai Lama’s sister, ‘Mother of Tibet,’ coming to Utah

 By Bob Mims, The Salt Lake Tribune. Read original story here. The sister of the Dalai Lama will be the keynote speaker Friday at a ceremony marking the completion of the Utah Tibetan Community Center. Ama Jetsun Pema, 77, revered … Continued

Communist Party to add Xi philosophy to constitution

Nikkei Asian Review, 17 October 2017 Read original story here  BEIJING — The Chinese Communist Party will amend its constitution to include the political thought and philosophy of President Xi Jinping in a move that further strengthens his hold on power. A proposal … Continued

China expansionist, says Tibetan Govt-in-Exile leader

Deccan Herald, 16 October 2017 Read original story here  Beijing’s recent muscle-flexing in Doklam Plateau in western Bhutan was “a manifestation” of its “expansionist” policy and decades-old strategy of “encircling” India, Lobsang Sangay, head of Tibetan Government-in-Exile, said. Sangay told … Continued

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