Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

A Merkel, a Map, a Message to China?

By Rachel Lu, Tea Leaf Nation | April 2, 2014
On March 28, German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping at a dinner

Writer Tsultrim Gyaltsen in an undated photo

Tibetan writer Tsultrim Gyaltsen and his friend Yougyal sentenced to 13 and 10 years’ jail term

DHARAMSALA, April 1: Tsultrim Gyaltsen, a young Tibetan writer who goes by the pen name, “Shogdril” and his friend Yougyal, a former policeman have been sentenced to 13 and 10 years’ imprisonment respectively by a people’s court in Tibet Autonomous Region.

Medicine Buddha Empowerment in the Theckchen Chöling Tsuglagkhang

[dalailama.com] DHARAMSALA, Mar 31: His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived promptly in the Theckchen Chöling Tsuglagkhang this morning to commence preparatory procedures for the Medicine Buddha

H H the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee
Photo courtesy: The Economic Times

I support Dalai Lama’s ‘middle-path approach’ for Tibet’s meaningful autonomy: Ogyen Trinley Dorjee

The Economic Times | March 29, 2014

The 17th Karmapa (head of the Karma Kagyu School, one of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism), Ogyen Trinley Dorjee, in exile in India since the age of 14 from 2000.

Tibetan national flag raised at Belgian school

Tibetan national flag raised at Belgian school

DHARAMSALA, Mar 29: In a unique show of solidarity with the Tibetan people, a Belgian primary school hoisted the Tibetan national flag during an event held on Mar 17 to educate students about Tibet and its culture.

MHA to challenge poll panel order on Tibetan votes

[The Asian Age] NEW DELHI, Mar 28: The Union home ministry has decided to challenge the Election Commission’s decision to give voting rights to the children of the Tibetan refugees after the security

Tibetan activist Ama Pema Jetsun feted at 13th GR8! Women Awards

[The Hindu] HYDERABAD, Mar 26: Women achievers, who had excelled in their respective fields despite odds, were befittingly honoured at the 13th GR8! Women Awards held in the city on Sunday.

Emory-Tibet Science Initiative receives $1 million grant from Dalai Lama Trust

By Elaine Justice, Emory University | March 25, 2014

Emory University has received a grant of $1 million from the Dalai Lama Trust to support the endowment fund of The Robert A. Paul Emory-Tibet Science Initiative (ETSI).

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.