Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

Train station bombing kills three in East Turkistan

Train station bombing kills three in East Turkistan

DHARAMSALA, May 1: Three people were killed and 79 others were injured, in an attack on a railway station in Urumqi, the capital of East Turkistan (Ch: Xinjiang), as Chinese President, Xi Jinping wrapped up a four-day visit to the restive region.

Dalai Lama launches monastery in Mandi

MANDI, April 29: Tibetan spiritual guru the Dalai Lama was given a warm welcome by Tibetans and Buddhists along the 10km road from Ghatta area to Chauntra of Jogindernagar sub-division when he went there to inaugurate a monastery on Monday.

Hundreds rally to welcome Dalai Lama

Hundreds rally to welcome Dalai Lama

About 400 people rallied outside the parliament building in Oslo on Tuesday to show their support for the Dalai Lama’s visit in early May. Those gathered voiced their anger at the Norwegian government for cowing to the Chinese and refusing to meet the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader against the wishes of the Norwegian people.

In China, ‘Alternative Paths’ Are Often Illusory

In China, ‘Alternative Paths’ Are Often Illusory

By Heng He, Epoch Times | April 30, 2014 Why the Chinese Communist Party always makes wrong turns Every year when spring comes, the Chinese regime becomes nervous. That’s especially true this year, as the spring brings a number of “sensitive” days. According to the Chinese Communist Party’s tradition, any memorable event should be marked with a big celebration every […]

From left to right: Dorjee Tseten,  Bawa Kalsang Gyaltsen, Lobsang Tseten,  Dhardon Sharling, Matteo Mecacci and Yeshi Tenzin.

9th Interethnic / Interfaith Leadership Conference Concludes in Taiwan

TAIPEI, April 28: The 9th Interethnic / Interfaith Leadership Conference that brought together seventy participants from different nationalities, political communities and faiths, staging a struggle against the repressive Chinese Communist regime, concluded yesterday at Taipei.

His Holiness’ talk to tourists in Dharamsala

Lobsang Tenpa in an undated photo.

Young monk arrested after solitary protest in Ngaba County

DHARAMSALA, April 28: A young Tibetan monk was arrested in restive Ngaba County in the traditional Tibetan Province of Amdo for carrying out a solitary protest against Chinese rule in Tibet.

Tibet’s long road to peace with China has an end if suspicions are put aside

By Tenzin Norgay South China Morning Post | April 28, 2014 Tenzin Norgay says by doing so, a reconciliation process started 100 year ago could be completed Modern China has a wide range of problems. Hardly anyone doubts that Tibet is a historical and political problem for China. In the passionate debate about the status of Tibet, few realise that […]

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.