Tibetan News

Thousands Gather for Winter Teaching

Monks have gathered in Rebgong county for the Jang Gunchoe, or Winter Teaching, which is being held in Rongwo monastery in Amdo from September 22. The nine-day teaching is the 24th to be held in the region and thousands of monks have travelled from monasteries across the province to attend. read more →

His Holiness Visits Europe

His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited four countries in Europe during a 20-day tour from September 9-27. The tour took him to Northern Ireland in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Latvia. Northern Ireland: His Holiness started his tour with a talk, Educating the Heart, at the Millennium Forum in read more →

Parliamentary Session Roundup

The Fourth Session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament in Exile (TPiE) saw the discussion of the annual reports of the seven departments of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). It also deliberated on the urgent situation prevailing inside Tibet and discussed burning issues within the Tibetan community in exile. Parliament opened read more →

Menri Trizin Rinpoche

Kyabje Menri Trizin Lungtok Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche, the 33rd abbot of Menri Bon monastery and the spiritual head of the Bon tradition, died on the evening of September 14 at Pal Shenten Menriling Monastery in Dolanji, Himachal Pradesh. He was aged 90. His monastery has released a note to say read more →

Democracy in Action

The results of a survey of the views of Tibetans with respect to democratic processes has been presented to Parliamentary representatives following a campaign to educate voters In July the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) and Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) organised a two-week campaign, Mangtso: Tibetan Democracy read more →

CTA President’s Visit to Mexico and United States

The President of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, visited Mexico and the United States of America during September 2017. His four-day visit to Mexico was covered by the media extensively. He was featured on the cover of the Spanish Newsweek magazine. The cover story included an interview read more →

Systematic Attempt to Subvert Human Rights System

The international advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a 96-page report, The cost of International Advocacy: China’s Interference in United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms, on September 5 in Geneva. The report starts with concerns about the apparent willingness of the United Nations to comply with China’s demands by restricting read more →

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Appeals to Aung San Suu Kyi

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has been entreated by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to act against the persecution of the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar. The Buddhist leader, who is a Nobel peace laureate himself, said that Suu Kyi must speak up on the sectarian crisis and read more →

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