Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

US support to Tibet cause: Congressional committees approve $ 17 mn aid

[PTI] Washington, Sep 12: As part of its support to the Tibetan cause, two key Congressional committees of US have approved at least USD 17 million to help the Tibetan government in exile to preserve its culture, help its refugees and develop institutions to promote its growth.

Tibetan asylum seeker in Switzerland commits suicide on railway track

Tibetan asylum seeker in Switzerland commits suicide on railway track

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, September 12: A Tibetan man has committed suicide by lying down on a railway track in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Image- OHHDL/Jeremy Russell

Dalai Lama calls for peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

By Lobsang Tenchoe

September 11: His Holiness the Dalai Lama has expressed his concern over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar and urged Aung San Suu Kyi to find a peaceful solution to the crisis.

Chinese poet detained by police for trying to commemorate Lui Xiaobo

Chinese poet detained by police for trying to commemorate Lui Xiaobo

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Sep 7: Chinese police have detained a celebrated poet from the southern province of Guangdong for aiding to produce an anthology of poems commemorating Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died in Chinese custody.

Tibetan athletes win medals at China’s 13th National Games

Tibetan athletes win medals at China’s 13th National Games

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, September 6: Three Tibetan athletes have won medals in the China’s 13th National Games underway in Tianjin, a port city in north-eastern China.

American teen arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Tibetan teen in US

American teen arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Tibetan teen in US

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Sep 6: Police have arrested Jonathan Perry, a teenage fugitive in connection with last week’s fatal shooting of a 16-year-old Tibetan teen in Somerville, United States.

Manipur invites His Holiness to attend international peace conference

Manipur invites His Holiness to attend international peace conference

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, September 5: The speaker of Manipur Assembly, Yunnan Khemchand, has invited His Holiness the Dalai Lama to visit Manipur to attend international peace conference in October.

Tibetans in Dharamsala mark 57th Tibetan Democracy Day

Tibetans in Dharamsala mark 57th Tibetan Democracy Day

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, September 2: Thousands of Tibetans and supporters gathered at the courtyard of Tsug-lag-khang, the main temple in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala today to participate in the official celebrations of the 57th Tibetan Democracy day.

Elderly Tibetan political prisoner released after serving 12-yr sentence

Elderly Tibetan political prisoner released after serving 12-yr sentence

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, September 2: An elderly Tibetan political prisoner was released by the Chinese authorities after serving a twelve-year sentence in Chinese prison.

Tibetan NGOs calls for action after awareness campaign on Tibetan democracy

Tibetan NGOs calls for action after awareness campaign on Tibetan democracy

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, September 1: A day ahead of the 56th anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) and Tibetan Women’s Association(TWA) jointly launched a campaign to improve and strengthen Tibetan democracy.