Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

Tibetan school children performing cultural dance.

Tibetans in Dharamsala celebrate 25th birth anniversary of 11th Panchen Lama

DHARAMSALA, April 25: The Central Tibetan Administration headquartered here in Dharamsala today organized an official function at the courtyard of Tsug-lag-khang, the main temple in the town to celebrate the 25th birth anniversary of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedun Choekyi Nyima.

China detains four Tibetans for refusing to sell land

DHARAMSALA, April 25: Chinese authorities have detained four Tibetans in Palyul County in eastern Tibet for refusing to sell their land for Chinese mining activities.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama accepts the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989

China warns Norway over Dalai Lama visit

DHARAMSALA, April 24: China has resolutely opposed to an upcoming visit by the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Norway and warned Norwegian leaders against meeting with the Tibetan leader.

Until a favorable solution is reached

By Choenyi Woser It has been close to 63 years since the infamous 17-point Agreement was signed under duress between Tibet and China and 55 years since the Tibetan National Uprising in Lhasa. However, Chinese repression in Tibet still continues in the form of extrajudicial killings, arbitrary detentions, torture and lengthy jail terms. For more than half a century, Tibetans […]

Election Commission announces candidates for Domey election; Lukar Jam questions its legitimacy

Election Commission announces candidates for Domey election; Lukar Jam questions its legitimacy

DHARAMSALA, April 22: The Tibetan Election Commission on April 21 announced the candidates for the final round of the by-election for a Member of Parliament from Domey constituency.

His Holiness expresses sadness over South Korean ferry tragedy

DHARAMSALA, April 21: Immediately upon his arrival in Dharamsala after a successful teaching tour of Japan, the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote a letter to the President of Republic of South Korea, Ms Park Geun-hye

Chinese spies keep eye on leading universities

By John Garnaut, The Sydney Morning Herald | April 21, 2014

China is building large covert spy networks inside Australia’s leading universities, prompting Australia to strengthen its counter-intelligence capabilities.

Indian minister slams China’s demand to exclude Arunachali youth from Indian delegation

Indian minister slams China’s demand to exclude Arunachali youth from Indian delegation

DHARAMSALA, April 21: A senior Indian government official has expressed his anger in protest against Beijing’s demand not to include youth from Arunachal Pradesh in the annual youth exchange delegation next month.

Avalanche kills 12 Sherpa guides in worst disaster on Mount Everest

Avalanche kills 12 Sherpa guides in worst disaster on Mount Everest

DHARAMSALA, April 19: An avalanche on Friday killed at least 12 Sherpa guides and left several others missing in the single deadliest accident so far on Mount Everest, Nepali officials said.

“I was only planned to go to the Tibet protest at Minnewaterpark” – an interview with Lobsang Khedup.

“I was only planned to go to the Tibet protest at Minnewaterpark” – an interview with Lobsang Khedup.

On April 1st, 2014, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the city of Bruges in Belgium. Just before the arrival of the President, Lobsang Khedup jumped over the fences on the market and called a number of slogans in Chinese and English, about the human rights violations in Tibet. Dennis Barbion (Karma Dondub), President of Tibetan-Flemish Circle of Friends did an […]