Sunday 2015/08/02

Tibet

Rungye Adak: Arrested In Daylight, Released At Midnight

01.08.2015
Two weeks after the prison death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, one of Tibet’s most well-known political prisoners, another renowned political prisoner has been released after serving a sentence of 8 years. The Chinese authorities avoided his receiving a hero’s welcome home by driving him straight to his More

Audio Hepatitis B Challenges Tibetans Communities Worldwide

Tibetan communities around the world, including those in the West, suffer from ahigher than average rate of Hepatitis B. The problem is most serious inside Tibet due to the lack of proper system for vaccinations and poor child delivery practices. A doctor in Tibet had discovered that certain vaccine

Audio 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.

Video Another Tibetan Activist Dies in Chinese Detention

Death of environmental activist Lobsang Yeshi comes five days after well-known Tibetan political prisoner Tenzin Delek Rinpoche dies in Chinese prison

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

Video US Congressional Executive Committee Holds Hearing on Religious Freedom in Tibet and China

The Congressional Executive Committee on China held a hearing on ‘Religion With “Chinese Characteristics”: Persecution and Control in Xi Jinping’s China’ on Thursday that looks at the deteriorating state of religious freedom in China and Tibetan regions.

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 The Prison Death Of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

"Rinpoche's sister Dolkar Lhamo, and her daughter Nyima Lhamo were arrested by the authorities this morning, and hasn't been heard from since," says Geshe Nyima, a cousin of Tulku Tenzin Delek from Dharamsala.

Audio Tibetan Lama's Body Cremated Against Family's Wishes

Tenzin Delek died in prison while serving life sentence for what human rights groups say were false charges of financing, supporting a series of terrorist bombings, secession activities

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 High-profile Tibetan Monk Dies in Prison in China

US, EU and rights groups had called for release of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche who was serving a 20-year sentence on charges of 'crimes of terror and incitement of separatism'

Audio Tulku Tenzin Delek Dies in China Prison

The cause of death is unclear at present but it widely known that he was suffering from a heart condition amongst other things, and that he had been denied serious medical attention for several years by the Chinese authorities.

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 Tibetan Monk Self-Immolates in Kyegudo

The incident took place in Kyegudo Prefecture, located in northwest of China's Qinghai Province around 4pm local time today.

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 Gyaton Tenshug for the 80th Birth Year of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

A 4 hour live satellite television broadcast of the Tenshug offering and after ceremonies from the main temple of Tsuklag-khang in Dharamsala, Northern India.

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.

China's Panchen Lama Vows to Uphold National Unity

Gyaltsen Norbu tells President Xi Jinping he backed national unity and would strive to meet Communist Party's expectations

Audio China Warns Relief Aid Cut to Tibetan Villagers Refusing to Relocate

The villagers are reportedly living in tents that are set up on their barley fields, creating farther delay in barley planting.

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.

Audio I Will Not Accept Regent of Dalai Lama, Says Drukpa Rinpoche

He said that only the Dalai Lama has the authority to decide his reincarnation.

Audio Impact of Nepal Earthquake in Tibet Trivialized by Chinese Propaganda

News from the other side of the Mount Everest had to come exclusively through China’s state-run media outlet, since social networking websites such as facebook are restricted and foreign reporters aren't allowed inside Tibet.

Audio Dalai Lama Urges Suu Kyi to Act on Persecuted Rohingya Minority

“It’s very sad. In the Burmese case, I hope Aung San Suu Kyi, as a Nobel laureate, can do something,” he told the newspaper in an interview from his exiled seat in Dharamsala, northern India before his scheduled visit to Australia next week.

Audio Tibetan Mother Self-Immolates to Protest Repression

36 year old Sangye Tso, a mother of two, carried out her self-immolation around 4AM on May 27, in front of a Chinese security and re-education building located within the compound of Choparshing monastery.

Audio International Rangzen Conference Passes Four Point Resolution

Resolutions were on the Tibetan freedom struggle, critical situation inside Tibet, unity among Tibetans in exile, and on garnering international support.

Audio Father of Four Self-Immolates in Kham Tawu

Tenzin Gyatso, around 35 years of age, and a father of four, self immolated outside a government meeting hall in Khangsar town of Tawu county around 8pm local time.

Video 20th Anniversary of Panchen Lama’s State Sponsored Disappearance by PRC Government

Kunleng discusses the disappearance of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, whose abduction took place within days of being formally announced and recognized as reincarnation of the 10th Panchen Lama by the Dalai Lama.

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China’s evolving new direction under Xi Jinping.i
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31.07.2015
Kunleng discusses the emerging new direction of China’s development under Xi Jinping, and possible its implications for Chinese rule of Tibet
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Video China’s evolving new direction under Xi Jinping.

Kunleng discusses the emerging new direction of China’s development under Xi Jinping, and possible its implications for Chinese rule of Tibet
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Video Indian President Abdul Kalam and his Tibet connections

Kunleng invites Kasur Tempa Tsering, representative of the Dalai Lama in New Delhi to discuss the recently deceased Indian president Abdul Kalam and his connection to the Dalai Lama and Tibet.
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Video Interview with CTA Health Minister

Kunleng speaks with the CTA Health Minister Tsering Wangchuk on the recent Hepatitis B and other disease prevention campaign launched by the exile Central Tibetan Administration, and the general mission of the CTA Department of Health.
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Video Disease Prevention and Healthcare for Exile Tibetans

Kunleng speaks with Dr. Lobsang Tsering on the recent Hepatitis B and other disease prevention campaign launched by the exile Central Tibetan Administration.
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Video Activities and Challenges of the Offices of Tibet: Pretoria, South Africa

Kunleng discusses the roles and mission of the offices of Tibet, official agencies of the Dalai Lama and Central Tibetan Administration, its increased responsibilities since its establishment, and the challenges they overcome in maintaining relations and providing services to the Tibetan Diaspora community.
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CYBER TIBET

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24.07.2015
Cyber Tibet introduces the updated website of the Dalai Lama www.gyalwarinpoche.com, a new exile site for Utsang province, www.utsang.org , and the exile site of the Tehor Educational Society www.tehor.net, looks at a petition demanding justice for Tulku Tenzin Delek, speaks with poet and blogger Chen Yimo about the over hundred Tibetan netizens posts and articles in memory of Kawa Nyingchak, a young environmental activist ,blogger died
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Video Cyber Tibet Jul 24, 2015

Cyber Tibet introduces the updated website of the Dalai Lama www.gyalwarinpoche.com, a new exile site for Utsang province, www.utsang.org , and the exile site of the Tehor Educational Society www.tehor.net, looks at a petition demanding justice for Tulku Tenzin Delek, speaks with poet and blogger Chen Yimo about the over hundred Tibetan netizens posts and articles in memory of Kawa Nyingchak, a young environmental activist ,blogger died

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