Wednesday 2015/07/29

Tibet / Exile Tibet

Working Committee Meeting of Tibetan Youth Congress Begins in Delhi

Tenzing Jigme, president of the of TYC’s Central Executive Committee raised the issue of recent frictions between the center and the regional chapters of New York / New Jersey and previously with eight regional chapters in India. More

Rights Groups Criticize Both 2022 Winter Olympic Bids

Watchdog groups take aim at human rights records of China and Kazakhstan, just over a week before IOC picks host country

Digital Solution Helps Shield Online Activists

'Tails' aims to put robust Internet privacy and circumvention in reach of nearly everyone, and is being championed by growing number of journalists, advocacy groups

Audio Tibetans and Supporters Organize Global Solidarity Campaign for Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

Chinese authorities cremated the body of Delek Rinpoche in a prison Thursday against the wishes of his family, who had wanted to perform Buddhist funeral rites on the body in his hometown.

Audio US Congress Outraged Over Death of Tibetan Dissident

Congressman James McGovern said Congress should send a bipartisan delegation to Tibet before Chinese president Xi’s visit to the US in September

Audio Tibetans Celebrate Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday

Music, dance mark vibrant cultural display in honor of Tibetan spiritual leader's birthday in Dharamsala, India

Audio US House Resolution Urges China to Improve Human Rights in Tibet

The resolution called on the US government to establish an office in Lhasa, Tibet to monitor political, economic and cultural developments

Video Tibetan, Chinese Women’s Soccer Teams Make History With First Encounter

In the best traditions of sports diplomacy, players came together at a women’s seven-aside soccer tournament in Berlin, Germany this past weekend

Audio Dalai Lama's Contributions to Humanity: Panel Discussion

The bureau of the Dalai Lama and Tibetan community in Delhi, in collaboration with the India International Center organized a panel discussion on Tibet's revered leader's contributions to humanity.

Audio Tibetans in Dharamsala Honor Dalai Lama's Birthday

Five thousand Tibetans residing in Dharamsala joined the official function of the Central Tibetan Administration to honor the birthday of their beloved leader.

Audio Indian Tibet Support Group Celebrates Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday

Bharat Tibbat Sahayog Manch organized a function at the Chinmaya Mission Center, New Delhi on July 5, 2015.

Audio Photo Exhibition on Dalai Lama's Life Held in New Delhi

The exhibition recalling the most important phases of the Dalai Lama's life dedicated to the promotion of non-violence, inter-religious harmony, and message of dialogue were displaced at India International Center.

Audio Former US President Invites Dalai Lama to Bush Center in Texas

The public event is jointly hosted by the George W. Bush Presidential Center and SMU in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth.

Audio VOA Tibetan Offers Millions Of Viewers Rare Glimpse Of Dalai Lama’s ‘Long Life Ceremony’

It was the first time since the Chinese takeover in 1959, that the elaborate tradition of the so-called “Long Life Ceremony” (Tenshung) was televised for millions to see inside and outside Tibet.

Audio Dharamsala Holds First International Gelug Conference

Three hundreds representatives of the Gelugpa Sect of Tibetan Buddhism from 97 Gelug monasteries and nunneries gathered in Dharamsala, Northern India for their first international conference.

Audio CTA Launches Video Message for Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday

Lobsang Sangay, head of the Tibetan administration in exile, launched the videos during a press conference held at the Lhakpa Tsering Hall of Upper TCV School in Dharamsala.

Audio Tibetan Protesters in Switzerland Disrupt Beijing’s Bid to 2022 Winter Olympic

China's foreign ministry condemned Wednesday's protest in Switzerland calling it, 'provocative'.

Audio Team Mundgod Takes 21st GCM Championship

Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial is an annual soccer tournament, also considered the biggest sporting event within the diaspora Tibetan community with participants from over 28 teams.

Audio Tibetans of Mixed Parentage Annual Gathering Concludes in Zurich

The gatherings provide an opportunity for Tibetans of mixed heritage to meet, share experiences, and engage in conversation about their identity and culture.

Audio Tibetan Center for Human Rights Issues New Report on Tibetan Nomads

The new report was compiled by Gabriel Lafitte, an Australian environmentalist, and published jointly by TCHRD and League for Pastoral Peoples, a German non-profit organization.

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