Exile

The President of Norway’s Parliament (Stortinget), Olemic Thommessen, on a recent visit to South Africa. PHOTO: Hetty Zantman/Stortinget

Norway’s Parliamentary President avoids Dalai Lama

DHARAMSALA, April 15: Norway’s Parliamentary President and a long-time supporter of Tibet, Olemic Thommessen said he would not meet the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama when he travels to Oslo next month to mark 25 years since he was awarded the coveted Nobel Peace Prize, reported newsinenglish.no April 9. He has said meeting the Tibetan leader was […]

Dharamsala Tibetans demand Trulku Tenzin Delek’s release

Dharamsala Tibetans demand Trulku Tenzin Delek’s release

DHARAMSALA, April 8: Tibetans in Dharamsala on April 7 marked the 12th anniversary of the arrest of Trulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, a renowned Buddhist teacher sentenced to life imprisonment by the Chinese government.

“Buddha” seeks Dalai Lama’s blessings

“Buddha” seeks Dalai Lama’s blessings

DHARAMSALA, Apr 3: After completing 30 episodes chronicling the early life of Buddha from his birth to relinquishing the princely life to living an ascetic life practising self-mortification in pursuit of contemplative ideals, Siddharth, the prince of Kapilavastu transforms into Buddha,

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.

Tibetan Parliament concludes budget session

DHARAMSALA, Mar 22: The seventh session of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile concluded today after finalising the budget allocation for the fiscal year 2014-2015.

Dalai Lama regales Delhi students with teachings on compassion

[PTI] NEW DELHI, Mar 22: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has exhorted students to practise genuine compassion and a sense of respect for others in order to create a peaceful world which shuns war and violence.

World Organisation Against Torture and TCHRD delivers joint statement at HRC’s 25th session

DHARAMSALA, Mar 21: In a joint oral statement delivered at the 25th session of the Human Rights Council, the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) condemned China