Tuesday 2014/09/02

Tibet / Exile Tibet

State of Tibetan Democracy in Exile: Challenges and Prospects

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02.09.2014
Since the establishment of democracy 54 years ago, Tibetans in exile were able to achieve numerous democratic milestones. More

Audio Delhi Tibetans Celebrate Tibetan Democracy Day

Chief guest of the function, Kalon Dolma Gyari cautioned the danger of Tibetan unity being destroyed by certain people in the name of religious freedom.

Audio Dharamsala Tibetans Mark 54th Democracy Day

The official function was presided over by Shri Ravi Thakur, the MLA of Himachal Pradesh and Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, head of the Central Tibetan Administration.

Audio Chinese-Tibetan Conference in Hamburg Seeks Common Ground

Over 70 participants from 15 different countries took part in this Sino Tibetan discussion held in Hamburg, Germany.

Audio Tibetan Youth Congress Amends Aims and Objectives

A three point resolution for its eight regional chapters were passed at the last general body meeting, held in Gangtok, Capital of Indian State of Sikkim from August 11-16, 2014.

Audio SFT New Board Discusses Outreach Efforts

"Besides working to educate and mobilize the student community to support Tibet, the group finds ways to counter the propaganda spread by the Chinese government." said Tsepa.

Audio Tibetan Schools Review Basic Education Policy

The meeting was attended by heads of 10 Sambhota Schools and TCV Jangthang, Ladakh.

Audio Dalai Lama Expresses Gratitude Towards German Tibet Supporters

He is scheduled to attend the Sino Tibetan Conference on “Finding the Common Ground” on Aug 27 where Lobsang Sangay, head of the Tibetan administration in exile is also expected to participate.

Audio Tibetan Parliamentary Delegation Visits Australia

The parliamentary delegation were received upon their arrival at the Sydney airport by Lhakpa Tshoko, representative in Canberra, Australia and members of the Tibetan community in Australia on August 23, 2014.

Audio Dalai Lama Explains Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life in Germany

He talked about Shantideva, an 8th century Indian Buddhist monk, who was a scholar at Nalanda, and composed the two texts including the one that he explained to the audience today.

Audio SFT Presents Lhakar Award During Annual Longsho Event

The New York based student group honored Lhakar Awards to exceptional individuals and organizations who have worked diligently towards the Tibetan cause.

Audio TCHRD Organizes Seminar on Problems of Tibetan Refugees in Nepal

The two-day seminar dwelt mainly on causes of problems that Tibetan refugees are facing in Nepal, the change of Nepal’s soft policy toward Tibetan refugees, and its proximity with China.

Audio Talk to China on Tibet Plateau Not Border: Retired Army General

"Border issue is implanted on Indian minds by China to divert the real issues that concerns India the most."

Audio Dalai Lama Arrives in Hamburg Germany

He is scheduled for a talk tomorrow on 'Secular Ethics: Human Values in Our Lives'

Audio Dharamsala Tibetans Hold Prayer and Candle Light Vigil in Solidarity with Denma

Jigme Dorjee, an Executive Member of Central Derge Association shared the details of the grave situation inside Denma, where peaceful protesters were shot down by local police brutality.

Audio Tibetan Justice Commission Holds 4th General Meeting

The meeting held in Dharamsala, northern India is attended by over twenty justice commissioners and secretaries of the justice commission.

Audio TIPA Conducts Special Artiste Recruitment After a Decade

The last major recruitment that took place in 2004 saw about 400 applicants, out of which more than 300 showed up for the auditions, but this year they received only 36.

Audio Center for Conflict Resolution Launches Third Trainer's Training

The educational organization was set up in 2001, and since then have given over 250 training and workshops on peaceful resolutions.

Audio Dharamsala Tibetans Greet India on 68th Independence Day

"This is the first year of Narendra Modi's Prime Ministership and on behalf of all the Tibetans, I wish Shri Modi and his team of cabinet a very successful term," said Lobsang Sangay, head of CTA.

Audio Sarah College Introduces Masters Degree in Tibetan History and Literature

The institution currently has 252 students from different nationalities taking part in its various programs.

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02.09.2014
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