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Nepal: Increased Pressure from China Threatens Tibetans

[Human Rights Watch] KATHMANDU, April 1: Nepal has imposed increasing restrictions on Tibetans living in the country as a result of strong pressure from China,

A Merkel, a Map, a Message to China?

By Rachel Lu, Tea Leaf Nation | April 2, 2014
On March 28, German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping at a dinner

Medicine Buddha Empowerment in the Theckchen Chöling Tsuglagkhang

[dalailama.com] DHARAMSALA, Mar 31: His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived promptly in the Theckchen Chöling Tsuglagkhang this morning to commence preparatory procedures for the Medicine Buddha

MHA to challenge poll panel order on Tibetan votes

[The Asian Age] NEW DELHI, Mar 28: The Union home ministry has decided to challenge the Election Commission’s decision to give voting rights to the children of the Tibetan refugees after the security

Tibetan activist Ama Pema Jetsun feted at 13th GR8! Women Awards

[The Hindu] HYDERABAD, Mar 26: Women achievers, who had excelled in their respective fields despite odds, were befittingly honoured at the 13th GR8! Women Awards held in the city on Sunday.

Emory-Tibet Science Initiative receives $1 million grant from Dalai Lama Trust

By Elaine Justice, Emory University | March 25, 2014

Emory University has received a grant of $1 million from the Dalai Lama Trust to support the endowment fund of The Robert A. Paul Emory-Tibet Science Initiative (ETSI).

Tibetan monk rescues German teenager from the streets of Cardiff

By Emma Sisk, Wales Online | Mar 23, 2014

A teenage runaway from Germany has been rescued from the streets of Cardiff and reunited with his family thanks to the kindness of a Tibetan monk.

The long wait for Tibetan freedom

By Robert Barnett, Aljazeera America | March 24, 2014

On March 17, 1959, the Dalai Lama and his government fled Tibet into exile, after a 12-day uprising against Chinese rule in Lhasa, Tibet’s capital.

‘Tibetan parliament issues resolution against Dorjee Shugden’

By Yogesh Puri [Mizo News]

DHARAMSALA, Mar 21: Tibetan sect, followers of ‘Dorjee Shugden’ also known as Dolgyal, opposing Dalai Lama from last long time had also protested publically demanding religious freedom.

Tibet’s exiled footballers battling to make international headway

By Richard Padula BBC World Service Sport | 4 May, 2013

Living in exile and playing for a team unrecognised by Fifa and opposed by the Chinese, means life isn’t always easy for Tibet’s footballers.