Explaining ‘The Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’
[dalailama.com] Hamburg, Germany, 24 August 2014 - Emerging from his hotel into the sunlight falling through the trees, His Holiness the Dalai Lama took time to greet Tibetans and other well-wishers who had gathered to express their respect and support. more...
Tibetan Nurse Gangraped at Oberoi Hotel
[The New Indian Express] NEW DELHI, Aug 19: A nurse, 25, who hails from Tibet, was gangraped on Independence Day night, inside a top hotel here by two members of the hotel director’s personal staff, police said. The rape survivor was tending to the ailing wife of one of the directors of The Oberoi Hotel. more...
China promotes mixed marriages in Tibet as way to achieve ‘unity’
By William Wan and Xu Yangjingjing, The Washington Post|August 16, 2014 During their controversial six-decade-rule of Tibet, China’s Communist Party leaders have been accused by human rights groups of trying to tame the restive region by imprisoning Tibetan political prisoners, keeping in exile their leader the Dalai Lama and repressing Tibetan religion and culture. more...
New Zealand politician rejects pro-China Tibet document
John Sudworth, BBC | August 15, 2014 The former mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand, Sir Bob Parker, says he is not happy to be associated with the document which China is calling the 'Lhasa Consensus.' more...
Rights group says Chinese police open fire on Tibetan protesters
[Reuters] BEIJING, Aug 14: Chinese police have opened fire on Tibetan demonstrators in southwestern China, wounding 10 people, after the Tibetans protested against the detention of a respected village leader, a Tibetan rights group said. more...
44 Dead in Tour Bus Crash in Tibet
[The New York Times] BEIJING, Aug 10: A tour bus careened off a highway in Tibet in a crash that killed 44 people and injured 11, China’s state news media reported on Sunday. more...
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