Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

Tibetan students paint to observe International Day for Victims of Torture

Tibetan students paint to observe International Day for Victims of Torture

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA June 26: Gu-Chu- Sum Movement of Tibet, an organization of former Tibetan political prisoners, marked the International Day for the Victims of Torture by organizing an art competition for the Tibetan students at TCV day school at Mcleod Ganj.

Dharamsala Tibetans observe International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with open marathon

Dharamsala Tibetans observe International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with open marathon

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 26: Central Tibetan Administration’s (CTA) Department of Health in collaboration with Tibetan Settlement Office of Dharamsala and Kunphen Center for substance dependence and HIV/Aids organized an open marathon today to observe the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

Liu Xiaobo, Jailed Chinese Nobel Laureate, Is Moved From Prison for Cancer Treatment

Liu Xiaobo, Jailed Chinese Nobel Laureate, Is Moved From Prison for Cancer Treatment

Chris Buckley and Austin Ramzy, The New York Times | June 26, 2017

BEIJING — Liu Xiaobo, the jailed Chinese dissident who received the Nobel Peace Prize for his writings promoting democracy, has been moved from prison to be treated for late-stage cancer, one of his lawyers said on Monday.

Image - Reuters  The Dalai Lama and Pradeep K Khosla, UC San Diego Chancellor.

Senior US senator demands apology from Chinese paper for threatening UC San Diego Chancellor

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 23: A senior US senator has condemned a Chinese state-run tabloid for threatening University of California, San Diego and its chancellor for hosting His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Image: Tibet Sun

Tibetans should forgo homes at settlements and CTA benefits to get Indian passport, says MEA

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 23: Tibetans applying for Indian Passport will have to forego their homes at Tibetan Refugee Settlements and do away with Central Tibetan Administration’s benefits, according to a report on Tibet Sun that cited new rules issued by the Indian Government’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Young Tibetan activist passes away due to cardiac arrest

Young Tibetan activist passes away due to cardiac arrest

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 22: Sherab Tsedor, also known as Migmar, a prominent Tibetan activist has passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest at Dharamsala yesterday.

CTA’s Education Department launches maiden animated film for children in Tibetan

CTA’s Education Department launches maiden animated film for children in Tibetan

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 22: The Education Department of the Central Tibetan Administration launched its first ever animated short film for children in Tibetan language titled ‘The forgetful Aku Phagpa’ yesterday at Gangchen Kyishong, Dharamsala.

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First batch of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra crosses into Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jun 21: India’s first batch of Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims for the year 2017 has crossed into Tibet from Lipulekh pass in Uttarkhand yesterday.

China: Tibet Propaganda Masks Repression

China: Tibet Propaganda Masks Repression

New York – Chinese authorities are increasingly using opaque policy terms in official media to tighten repression in Tibet, Human Rights Watch said in an illustrated glossary released today.

Image: UC San Diego

Very purpose of our life is happiness, Dalai Lama says at UC San Diego

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 17: Too much emphasis on differences is the root cause of all our problems, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said in his public address at the University of California, San Diego.