Tibetan News

His Holiness Teaches in Mexico and New York

His Holiness the Dalai Lama delivered five days of teachings in Mexico, with a further three days in the United States. 42,000 people attended His Holiness’ Mexican talks, with several thousand present for a speech at Universidad Pontificia de México, a Mexican university established by the Vatican Holy See.  His read more →

The Chinese Government: Concern about Infiltration, or Reform?

The Communist Party has recently held a series of meetings around China, with senior Party leaders issuing warnings in a memo referred to as “Document No. 9”.  This document outlines seven key issues that require immediate attention to eradicate “subversive currents coursing through Chinese society”.  These include:  Western constitutional democracy; read more →

Tibetans from Nagchu under 24-hour Surveillance

The county of Driru has now been placed under additional Chinese surveillance. A new notification to various “convenience police posts” in Lhasa and Nagchu has asked officers to monitor the whereabouts of all Nagchu Tibetans. According to Human Rights Watch, there are 676 “convenience police check points” in the Tibetan read more →

Athletes Unable to Compete in China

Two young archers from Arunachal Pradesh, Maselo Mihu and Sorang Yumi, have been prevented from competing in the Youth World Archery Championships in Wuxi, China.  They were unable to board their China-bound flight from Delhi Airport on October 10 because immigration officials refused to give them clearance due to their read more →

Former Chinese President Faces Human Rights Charge

Former Chinese president Hu Jintao faces charges in Spain over alleged genocide and human rights abuses in Tibet. The claim, brought to Spain’s National Court (Audiencia Nacional) by the Non Government Organisation Comite de Apoyo al Tibet, was originally rejected before the decision was overturned in the court of appeals read more →

Continuing Crackdown in Driru

The county of Driru has now been placed under additional Chinese surveillance. A new notification to various “convenience police posts” in Lhasa and Nagchu has asked officers to monitor the whereabouts of all Nagchu Tibetans. According to Human Rights Watch, there are 676 “convenience police check points” in the Tibetan read more →

10,000 People Gather to Hear His Holiness Speak in Atlanta

His Holiness the Dalai Lama graced Atlanta, Georgia with his presence during a three day trip from October 8 – 10. He gave a discourse on the topic Pillars of Responsible Citizenship in the 21st Century Global Village and spoke about the tragic wars and bloodshed of the 20th century. read more →

Teachings in McLeod Ganj

His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave a four day public address at Tsuglakhang, the main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, starting September 30. The teachings were given at the request of Taiwanese followers and 900 people came from Taiwan to hear him, together with over 5,200 people who had travelled from read more →

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