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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,

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.

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

In China, Michelle Obama calls for universal rights

BEIJING, Mar 21: First lady Michelle Obama called on China Saturday to respect universal rights including freedom of expression and religion, and open access to information.

Chinese authorities arrest four Tibetans in Sog County

DHARAMSALA, Mar 17: Continuing with its repressive rule in Tibet, Chinese authorities have arrested four Tibetans, including two monks of Drilda monastery in Sog County on Mar 13-14.

Tibetan monk self-immolates to mark crackdown anniversary

Tibetan monk self-immolates to mark crackdown anniversary

DHARAMSALA, Mar 16: A young Tibetan monk has set himself on fire in restive Ngaba County to protest Chinese occupation of Tibet.