Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

Tibetan monk rescues German teenager from the streets of Cardiff

By Emma Sisk, Wales Online | Mar 23, 2014

A teenage runaway from Germany has been rescued from the streets of Cardiff and reunited with his family thanks to the kindness of a Tibetan monk.

The long wait for Tibetan freedom

By Robert Barnett, Aljazeera America | March 24, 2014

On March 17, 1959, the Dalai Lama and his government fled Tibet into exile, after a 12-day uprising against Chinese rule in Lhasa, Tibet’s capital.

‘Tibetan parliament issues resolution against Dorjee Shugden’

By Yogesh Puri [Mizo News]

DHARAMSALA, Mar 21: Tibetan sect, followers of ‘Dorjee Shugden’ also known as Dolgyal, opposing Dalai Lama from last long time had also protested publically demanding religious freedom.

Secretary Kerry raises Tibet issue with Chinese leaders

DHARAMSALA, Feb 15: In his latest visit to China, US Secretary of State, John Kerry on Feb 14 raised concern over deteriorating human rights condition in Tibet and Xinjiang with senior Chinese leaders among other issues of US concern such as denuclearization of North Korea

Chinese activist Hu Jia remains under house arrest

DHARAMSALA, Jan 28: Within hours after prominent Chinese human rights lawyer, Xu Zhiyong was sentenced to four years jail term for “disruption of public order” on Jan 26,

Tibet House US Benefit Concert to be held on March 11th

DHARAMSALA, Jan 18: Eagle’s guitarist Joe Walsh, Iggy Pop, Patti Smith and English rock band New Order are all slated to perform at the 24th annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert.

International musicians call for Tibetan singers’ release

DHARAMSALA, Dec 17: Peter Gabriel, Thom Yorke and Ed O’Brien (Radiohead), Serj Tankian (System of a Down) and Tjinder Singh (Cornershop) were the first ones to sign a petition launched by Free Tibet

US Ambassador to China Gary Locke to step down early next year

DHARAMSALA, Nov 21: The American Ambassador to China, Gary Locke, the first Chinese-American to hold the post said Wednesday that he will step down in early 2014

Sharon Stone gets Nobel Peace Summit Award from His Holiness

DHARAMSALA, Oct 25: Hollywood actress, Sharon Stone of the 1992 thriller, Basic Instinct fame was presented with the Nobel Peace Summit award by the Tibetan Spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama