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Tibetan Man Burns Himself To Death In Front Of Makeshift Altar

Tibetan Man Burns Himself To Death In Front Of Makeshift Alter

17.04.2015
Ngaba county, once part of the Tibetan province of Amdo, but located today in the Chinese province of Sichuan, is the epicenter of the Tibetan self-immolation protests which started there in 2009 and has since witnessed the most number of such protests. More

In Australia, New Tibetan Migrants Learn to Swim

Swimming is an important safety skill for those living near the ocean and a way to adapt to Australian culture

Audio Interview With His Holiness The Sakya Trizin

The current throne holder of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism whose spiritual masters became teachers to Kublai Khan and later Mongol rulers, and who ruled Tibet in the 13th and 14th centuries,discusses the revolutionary new system of leadership transition announced in the Fall of 2014.

Audio Tibetan Nun Self-immolates to Protest Chinese Rule in Karze

Yegha, 47, a native of Draksur Village in Tsogo Township of Drago County circumambulated the Karze monastery before setting herself on fire at Kubumshab.

Audio SFT India Campaigns Tulku Tenzin Delek’s Medical Parole

"The campaign will highlight the Chinese law on medical parole through signature campaign, submitting appeals to foreign missions including the European Union," says the Grassroots Campaign Coordinator of SFT-India.

Audio Tibetan Writer Shokjung Arrested in Rebkong

Shokjung is the pen name of Druklo, a prolific young writer from Gengya, a township within the Labrang district in Amdo, who writes heartfelt prose and poetry that look at life in Tibet today.

China 'Appreciates' Sri Lanka's Stance on Dalai Lama Invitation

Sri Lankan Buddhist monks have invited the Dalai Lama to visit the island, but an official said Colombo was unlikely to allow it.

Audio Tibet Supporters Call for Release of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche on Medical Parole

A highly respected lama in Lithang county, Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture was arrested in April 2002.

Audio Shoton Festival and the Different Traditions of Tibetan Opera

The Shoton (Yogurt) festival celebrates the Tibetan heritage of Opera, Ache Lhamo.

Audio Thoughts and Contributions of Gandhi and Dalai Lama Seminar in New Delhi

The two day seminar was inaugurated by Mr. Ashok Sajjanhar, former Ambassador of India, and presently the Secretary of the National Foundation for Communal Harmony, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

Audio Dalai Lama Graces 20th Shoton Festival

The Shoton festival celebrates the Tibetan heritage of Opera (Ache Lhamo) which is considered the most popular form of theater in Tibet.

Audio University of Redlands Award Karmapa Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree

"His leadership has shaped lives, not only for those of our students and faculty he taught, but for millions worldwide," said University's President, Ralph W. Kuncl.

Audio Mongolian University Confers Honorary Doctorate Degree to Dalai Lama

"I have received many degrees from so many academic institutions, but it holds a special meaning to receive one from Mongolia," said the Dalai Lama during the acceptance address.

Tibetan Protest Marks 2008 Massacre

One monk reportedly detained at solo rally marking anniversary of crackdown at which some 20 people were killed, hundreds wounded

Audio Tibetan Protest Marks the ‘Massacre of March 16, 2008'

Lobsang Kalsang, a 19 year old monk from Kirti monastery is reported to have walked for several minutes holding a portrait of the Dalai Lama in one hand and throwing paper prayer flags into the air with the other.

Audio China Arrest Seven Monks in Sog County

The reason for their arrest was not provided by the authorities.

Audio Europe Stands With Tibet Rally

Sources approximate that over 7,000 people participated in the day long event where marchers called for freedom in Tibet and demanded that China resume dialogue to resolve the Tibetan issue.

Audio Tibetan Parliament in Exile Begins Budget Session

Speaker of the Tibetan Administration in Exile talked about the parliament's deliberation on the situation inside Tibet to mitigate the sufferings of Tibetans inside Tibet.

Audio Bharat Tibbat Sahayog Manch Observes Tibetan Women's National Uprising Day

The Bharat Tibbat Sahayog Manch (BTSM) Women's Wing took part in a function to observe the 56th anniversary of Tibetan Women's National Uprising Day in Delhi.

Audio Tibetans Across the World Marked 56th Anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising

On this day in 1959, hundreds of Tibetans risked their lives and poured into the streets of Lhasa city and protested against the presence of the Peoples’ Republic of China in Tibet.

Audio Nuns In Tibet Say No To Bribe Gifts

The nuns told the Chinese officials that their problem was the lack of religious freedom, and not the lack of shoes to put on their feet.

Audio Indian Police Detain Tibetan Protesters

Demonstrations mark 56th anniversary of uprising that led to Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader, fleeing to India and establishing Tibetan administration in exile.

Photogallery 56th Tibetan Uprising Day Commemorated Around the World

56th Tibetan Uprising Day Commemorated Around the World

China: Dalai Lama 'Profanes' Buddhism by Doubting his Reincarnation

Chinese-appointed governor of Tibet says spiritual leader contradicts traditional beliefs when he says he will not be reincarnated when he dies

Tibetan Self-immolates in Ngaba

Free Tibet organization said the woman, Norchuk, was in her forties; authorities took her remains and cremated her before her family could carry out a funeral

Audio Self-Immolation To Death Protest In Security Heavy Ngaba

A mother of three carried out her protest on Thursday night in a small village, which explains why local Tibetans were able to conduct prayers and cremate her properly on Friday morning before her remains could have been seized by the Chinese security.

Audio Police Arrest Lone Monk Protester in Ngaba

Genduk Phuntsok shouted slogans calling for the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet, and demanded equality and freedom for Tibetans.

Audio A Show of Force At Tibetan Prayer Festival

Photos and videos are showing up on Chinese social media of the heavy security presence at the annual Monlam Prayer Festival at Kumbum monastery, located in present day Qinghai province of the People’s Republic of China.

Audio International Campaign for Tibet Organizes Tibet Lobby Day 2015

Over 80 Tibetan-Americans and friends of Tibet from 20 states participated in this year’s campaign to meet with U.S. Senators and Congressmen to apprise them of the current situation inside Tibet.

Audio DIIR Kalon Addresses Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy

Foreign Minister of the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala addressed the United Nations Summit in Geneva, Switzerland on February 23, 2015.

Video Historic Tibetan New Year Celebration at the US State Department

The first time ever celebration of Losar, the Tibetan New Year at the U.S. State Department, was attended by almost a hundred dignitaries, officials, and staff from various government and private organizations based in Washington, DC.

Audio Amnye Machen in Dharamsala Honors Tibetologist Sperling

Eliot Sperling is an Associate Professor of Central Eurasian Studies at the Indiana University, who also is an expert on the history of Tibet and Tibetan-Chinese relations.

Video Losar Greetings

Kunleng looks at Tibetan New Year greetings from exile Tibetan religious and secular leaders, and invites viewers to share their video and call in greetings.

Audio Tibetans in Australia Focus on Tradition During New Year Celebrations

Local Tibetan leaders say there are at least 1,200 Tibetans living in Australia

Video Smuggled Video Shows The Dalai Lama’s 80th Birth Year Celebrations In Tibet

The practice of celebrating people when they reach the age of 80 is called Kyarton, and is a commonly practiced tradition in the Amdo region of historical Tibet.

Video China Security Buildup Seen in Tibetan Video

Footage given to VOA's Tibetan service shows long line of troop transport vehicles entering town in western Sichuan province

Audio  LTWA Initiates Six-year Tibetan Language and Buddhism Program

"Through this program we aim to offer students the chance to study in depth Tibetan language and Buddhist philosophy in a Tibetan environment," says Geshe Lhakdor la, the Director of LTWA.

Audio Security Build up for Losar in Amdo Ngaba

Video shot on Wednesday, February 11, eight days before Losar, the Tibetan Royal New Year, show troops from what appears to be both the PLA and Security Police arriving in Ngaba Township.

Audio Kalon Dicki Chhoyang Concludes U.S. Visit

Chhoyang visited the Tibetan communities of Portland, Seattle, and San Franciso where she briefed the Tibetans on some of the major policies and stances of the Central Tibetan Administration.

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An Interview with Dr. Andrew M. Fischer, author of The Disempowered Development of Tibet in China.
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Video Economy & Development in Central Tibet:

An Interview with Dr. Andrew M. Fischer, author of The Disempowered Development of Tibet in China.
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Video Dalai Lama’s Japan Visit

Kunleng discusses the Dalai Lama’s just concluded two-week Japan visit, where he met with religious leaders and members of the Junior Chamber International, a non-profit international organization of young active citizens engaged and committed towards creating impact in their respective communities.
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Video Tibet Policy Institute : The CTA Think Tank

Kunleng discusses the work of the Tibet Policy Institute, the exile Central Tibetan Administration’s policy analysis and think tank based in Dharamsala, India. Guests : Thupten Samphel, Director TPI, and Lobsang, Advisor TPI
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Video Turning Temples Into Propaganda Centers

Kunleng discusses Communist Party boss of Tibet’s idea of making Tibetan temples and monasteries into propaganda centers for the Chinese Communist Party.
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Video World Health Day in Dharamsala

Kunleng discusses the observance of the World Health Day in Dharamsala and the statement by the Exile Central Tibetan Administration’s Health Minister on food safety
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CYBER TIBET

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Cyber Tibet looks at the online petition urging google to join the worldwide celebrations that will be held in honor of the Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday, release of Time magazine’s annual list of 100 most influential, Tibetan netizens expressing their support of a monastery planting trees, video surfacing the net showing nomadic community in Thankor Township speaking against county government's forced acquisition of land five years ago....
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Video Cyber Tibet April 17, 2015

Cyber Tibet looks at the online petition urging google to join the worldwide celebrations that will be held in honor of the Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday, release of Time magazine’s annual list of 100 most influential, Tibetan netizens expressing their support of a monastery planting trees, video surfacing the net showing nomadic community in Thankor Township speaking against county government's forced acquisition of land five years ago....
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Video Cyber Tibet April 3, 2015

An open letter by a teacher who protested and quit job for not allowing promotion of Tibetan language within a private school inside Tibet, Tibetan netizens expressing their support over seeing pictures and posts of Tibetan student’s project on Tibetan environmental issues, a Tibetan ecology website, speaks with Chopa Thar on his Khadak campaign on social media, and plays a monk comedian’s video with over 1000 shares on facebook.

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