Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

Tibet Documentation launches Exile: A Photo Journal 1959 – 1989

Tibet Documentation launches Exile: A Photo Journal 1959 – 1989

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 17: Documenting the first thirty years of Tibetans in exile, the Tibet Documentation today launched a photo journal titled “Exile” at Hotel Norbu House in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala.

‘Tibet is part of China’, India tells Beijing to mend ties

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 15: New Delhi reverses from assertive to appeasement policy towards China on Tibet after defying Chinese objections over His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh.

Tibetan activist sues Swiss authorities

Tibetan activist sues Swiss authorities

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 14: A Tibetan activist in Switzerland has filed a law suit against Bern’s cantonal police and the capital’s security director over unfair treatment have meted out to the Tibetan demonstrators during the Chinese President’s visit to the country earlier in January.

Tibet Museum opens its maiden joint exhibition with international museum

Tibet Museum opens its maiden joint exhibition with international museum

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 14: The Tibet Museum of the Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR), Central Tibetan Administration located near Tsug-lag-Khang, the main temple in McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala today held its first joint exhibition with an international museum.

China executed most people in 2016: Amnesty International

China executed most people in 2016: Amnesty International

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 12: China has executed more people than the rest of the world put together last year, says the human rights group Amnesty International.

Dalai Lama factor in Sino-Indian relations

Shashi Tharoor, The Korean Herald | April 12, 2017

Relations between India and China haven’t been particularly warm in recent months.

On Atsok’s Poem and Chinese Propaganda

By Choenyi Woser | April 12, 2017

(Translated from the original in Tibetan by Kalsang Dhondup, edited by Tenzin Gaphel)

Recently in the exile Tibetan society, a poem written and posted on Facebook by prominent Tibetan independence activist Atsok Lukar Jam became the subject of heated debates and discussions.

Tibet, Hong Kong and Taiwan hold first round table conference in Taipei

Tibet, Hong Kong and Taiwan hold first round table conference in Taipei

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 10: To form a stronger alliance and coordination within the activist communities of Tibet, Hong Kong and Taiwan to develop a long-term vision among the movements to strive for human rights, freedom, democracy, and the right to self-determination, Tibet, Hong Kong and Taiwan held its first round table conference in Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan.

23rd GCM Gold Cup football tournament kicks off in Kollegal

23rd GCM Gold Cup football tournament kicks off in Kollegal

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Apr 10: The 23rd edition of Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup (GCMGC/GCM) football tournament, the biggest sporting event in the Tibetan Community, kicked off at Dhondenling Tibetan settlement in Kollegal on April 8.

Tibetan self-immolator released with amputated leg

Tibetan self-immolator released with amputated leg

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 6: One of the two Tibetan monks who self-immolated in eastern Tibet in 2011 has been released with an amputated leg.