Niece of Tibetan priest flees China, says he died of torture
[AP] DHARMSALA, India, July 28, 2016 — The niece of a prominent Tibetan religious leader has fled China and arrived in exile in northern India to reveal what her family says is the truth about the man’s death in a Chinese prison. Nyima Lhamo told The Associated Press late Wednesday that her family believes Tenzin […] more...
His Holiness arrives in Ladakh
[dalailama.com] Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India, 25 July 2016 – His Holiness left Dharamsala early this morning before sunrise for Jammu. He made a brief stop near Pathankot where a group of Ladakhi schoolchildren studying in a nearby boarding school greeted His Holiness with flowers and smiles. more...
Top Chinese General Receives Life Sentence for Corruption
Nash Jenkins, TIME | July 26, 2016 Guo's conviction is the latest in a sweeping anti-corruption campaign in China spearheaded by President Xi Jinping more...
Larung Gar: China ‘destroys buildings’ at Tibetan Buddhist academy
BBC | July 22, 2016 Campaign groups say China has started demolishing buildings at Larung Gar, one of the largest centres of Buddhist learning in Tibet. more...
Joshua Wong found guilty of unlawful assembly in Hong Kong
BBC | July 21, 2016 A court in Hong Kong has found student activist Joshua Wong guilty of taking part in an unlawful assembly. more...
9 people killed in avalanche in Tibet’s far west
[AP] BEIJING, July 17 — Authorities in Tibet say nine people were killed in an avalanche in the Himalayan region’s far west. more...
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