Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

Tenzin Choeying’s body reaches Dharamsala

Tenzin Choeying’s body reaches Dharamsala

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 25: Hundreds of Tibetans and supporters gathered today at the main square in Mcleod Ganj to receive the body of the latest Tibetan self-immolator Tenzin Choeying, as his casket was brought to Dharamsala for final rites and cremation.

Tibetan teen self-immolator succumbs to burn injuries

Tibetan teen self-immolator succumbs to burn injuries

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 23: Tenzin Choeying, the 19-yr-old Tibetan student of Central University of Tibetan Studies (CUTS) at Sarnath, Varanasi who set himself on fire for the cause of Tibetan people, has passed away.

Congressional committee moves to restore US aid for Tibet

[PTI] WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017: Reversing the Trump administration’s move to slash aid to Tibetans to zero, a key congressional committee has approved a bill to maintain the US policy of providing funds for Tibet and support “democracy and human rights programmes” in the Chinese-ruled region.

India should support Tibet’s independence, says former Indian Defense Minister

India should support Tibet’s independence, says former Indian Defense Minister

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 19: Former defense minister of India has called on the Indian government to reverse its stand on the Tibet issue and support its independence.

Men-Tsee-Khang urges public to exercise extreme caution over counterfeit pills

Men-Tsee-Khang urges public to exercise extreme caution over counterfeit pills

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 19: Men-Tsee-Khang, the Tibetan Medical and Astro. Institute based in Dharamsala, has urged the general public to exercise extreme caution as counterfeit pills claiming to be manufactured by the institute are being sold in the market.

Image of the institute for representation only.

Patlikul’s religious instructor commits suicide by hanging

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 17: The religious instructor of Vocational Training Centre (VTC), Patlikuhl has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in the institute’s hall.

19-yr-old Tibetan student self-immolates while President Lobsang Sangay was giving talk to students at CUTS

19-yr-old Tibetan student self-immolates while President Lobsang Sangay was giving talk to students at CUTS

DHARAMSALA, July 14: A 19-yr-old Tibetan student of Central University of Tibetan Studies (CUTS) at Sarnath, Varanasi has set himself on fire today for the cause of the Tibetan people.

World corners China over Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo’s death

World corners China over Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo’s death

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 14: China’s lone Noble Peace Prize laureate and human rights campaigner has passed away at a hospital yesterday after losing his battle with terminal cancer.

Tibetans bat for Liu Xioabo’s freedom to choose his medical treatment

Tibetans bat for Liu Xioabo’s freedom to choose his medical treatment

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 12: Gu-Chu-Sum Movement Association of Tibet and Students for a Free Tibet (SFT)- India condemned China for the treatment it meted out to the country’s only Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Liu Xiaobo.

Two Tibetans arrested for sex racket in US

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 12: Two Tibetan men were charged for their involvement in a sex trafficking operation that preys on Chinese women in the United States.