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Tibetan Justice Commission Holds 4th General Meeting

Tibetan Justice Commission Holds 4th General Meeting

21.08.2014
The meeting held in Dharamsala, northern India is attended by over twenty justice commissioners and secretaries of the justice commission. More

Audio China Releases Tibetan Political Prisoner

Tsekyab was arrested by the authorities on August 12, 2012, for allegedly distributing political literature as a member of “Anti-Communist Tibetan Youth Party.”

Audio Big Bone Disease, an Endemic in Many Tibetan Areas

The disease is most prevalence in rural areas under Lhasa City jurisdiction where a clinical prevalence survey suggests 11.4 percent people have symptoms of KBD (Drumbu Tsigchen in Tibetan)

Audio Three More Tibetans Die in Custody in Denma Township

The individuals that succumbed to injuries sustained during the police firing were Tsewang Gonpo, around 60, Yeshi, 42, and Jinpa Tharchin, aged 18.

Video China Releases Tibetan Political Prisoner

Chinese authorities released Tsekyab of Serta Yarlung County, Karze Prefecture on August 12, after completing a two-year prison term. “We welcome the hero of Tibetan freedom struggle, Tsekyab,” was written on a slogan when family members and local Tibetans welcomed him. Tsekyab was arrested by the Chinese authorities two years back on August 12 for allegedly distributing political literature as a member of “Anti-Communist Tibetan Youth Party.”

Audio Tibetan Man from Denma Township Kills Himself in an Apparent Protest

Lodoe Pasang's suicide incident occurred days after the authorities arrested their local chief, Wangdak last Tuesday, August 12, during which the local Tibetans held a peaceful protest to request for the chief's release.

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.

Audio Tibetans in Denma Township Plead Local Authorities to Release Chief

Chief Wangdak, around 45, originally from Shugpa area of Denma Township, who was also the president of Demna Horse Race Festival was arrested around midnight on Monday.

Audio Tibet Supporters Celebrate Indian Festival in Delhi

"On this day, to defeat the demonic China, we will take strong commitment to do all the activities jointly," said Mr. Pankaj Goel, President of Indian Tibet Support Group.

Audio Sikyong Urges Kirti Graduates to Serve Tibetan Community

Venerable Lobsang Gyatso, Principle of the Kirti Tibetan Education Center, shared the aims and objectives of the institution and their teaching system.

Audio Politics is Not the Only Issue of Tibet, Says Karmapa

The talk took place during his visit to the TCV Youth Hostel in Rohini, Delhi which was attended by over 300 college going Tibetan students on August 9, 2014.

Audio Tibetan Leaders Vow to Fight Drug Abuse

The panel discussion was attended by family members of drug and alcohol addicts along with NGOs and community leaders.

Audio Karmapa Inaugurates Calligraphy Exhibition in Delhi

Organized by the International Buddhist Confederation, the exhibition will be for public view between August 9 to 16, 2014.

Audio Tibetans to Observe Every Wednesday as Vegetarian Day in Delhi

There are over 100 restaurants and guest houses situated at the Samyeling Tibetan Colony based in Majnu-Ka- Tila, Delhi, India.

Audio LTWA Director Says Secular Ethics is Based on Reality Not Religion

Based in the capital city of India, "Empowering the Vision Project" headed by Augatsang Youdon, a member of Tibetan Parliament in Exile was founded in 2007.

Audio Tibetan Poet-Activist Meets Chinese and Indian Poets

The meeting of the poets were organized by Empowering the Vision and the Raed Leaf Poetry-India.

Audio RTYC Organizes 8th Tibetan Educational and Cultural Debate

The inaugural ceremony was attended by over a hundred Tibetans including Tenzing Jigme, President of Tibetan Youth Congress; Tashi Tsering Director of Amnye Machen Institute; Jamphel Dhakpa, Principal of College of Higher Tibetan Studies Sarah; Sonam Gyaltsen, Tibetan MP among others.

Audio TWA Organizes Workshop on Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile

The training will cover vital areas such as-the practical aspects of understanding gender, patriarchy, gender socialization, tackling dilemmas, and stereotypes.

Free Tibet: Fake Twitter Accounts Spread Chinese Propaganda

Rights group says accounts posted English-language articles that attacked Dalai Lama, portrayed Tibet as a 'contented and idyllic Chinese province'

Audio SFT Stages Street Theatre to Educate Mass on Rungye Adak

"We wanted to recreate the protest and educate mass his eight years sentencing for merely citing faith in the Dalai Lama, speaking about freedom of expression," said Tenzin Tselha, SFT India Director

Audio TMAI Launches Awareness Campaign to Mark World Hepatitis Day

Tibet Charity has set up a free Hepatitis B blood test booth, where walk ins were encouraged and assisted with diagnosis of the Hep B Virus.

Audio CTA Offers Life Long Prayer for Kundun's 80th Birthday

Due to his pre-scheduled programs in United States, the long life prayer ceremony will be conducted on June 21, 2015 which falls on his lunar calender birthday.

Audio Department of Education Organizes Art and Craft Exhibition

Mrs Dolkar Lhamo, head of the counseling section spoke about the aims and objectives of introducing art and crafts in Tibetan schools.

Audio  Former Speaker of Tibetan Parliament Releases Book on Tibet

The book containing 519 pages is a compilation of articles on various issues including the Sino Tibetan Dialogue, Dalai Lama's Reincarnation, Middle Way Approach, Education Policies, and the Exile Tibetan Community among many others.

Audio China to Extend Rail Line from Tibet to India, Nepal

Tibet is highly sensitive region, not just because of continued opposition to Chinese control, but because of its strategic position next to India, Nepal, Myanmar

Audio SFT Organizes Panel Discussion on Simla Convention

The Speakers were Dr. Dibyesh Anand, Tibetologist and Professor at Westminster College in London, Lobsang Yeshi, an Exile Parliamentarian, and Tenzin Tsundue, a Tibetan Poet and Activist.

Audio Rumors of the Dalai lama’s Ill Health Unfounded

After his tour of Italy and Ladakh for the last six weeks, he finally returns to his exile seat in northern India on July 21, 2014.

Audio Sarah Initiates Program for Tibetan Students Living Abroad

The one month program aims to give intensive training in Tibetan language, Meditation, Culture, Civilization, Buddhist Philosophy, and Practice.

Audio Dalai Lama Visits Central Institute of Buddhist Studies Ladakh

He talked about the decline of studies in the Tibetan monastic institutions in India.

Audio TMAI Inaugurates Chinese Section Under Cultural Department

Choelo Thar, director of the new section, gave a brief introduction in Chinese and Tibetan at the gathering, and shared their future plans.

Audio Dalai Lama Inaugurates New Assembly Hall of Ruthok Monastery

Ruthok monastery in Tibet was founded in 1337 C.E. and during the time of 7th Dalai Lama, it was put under Sera Je monastery in central Tibet.

Audio Tibetan Campaigners Urges BRIS Leaders to Press China About Tibet

At a press conference in Dharamsala moderated by the International Tibet Network, Guchusum Freedom Movement for Tibet, Student for a Free Tibet, and Tibetan Women's Association jointly issued a statement.

Audio Dalai Lama Completes 12-Day Kalachakra Initiations in Leh Ladakh

He urged the monastic institutions not to indulge in politics, and the local people to learn Tibetan language if they want to study the words of Buddha [Kangyur] and treatises written by Indian Pandits.

Audio Deputy Speaker of Tibetan Parliament Releases Two Books

Scores of Tibetans writers and lawmakers gathered in the conference hall of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives for the book launch gathering.

Audio Tashi Dhondup Sworn in as New MP from Domey

He replaces Kirti Dolkar Lhamo, who submitted her resignation last November citing personal reasons.

Audio CTA Sets Medical Camps and Exhibitions at Kalachakra Site

The Center for Human Rights and Democracy screened films on Central Tibetan Administration and the human rights situation inside Tibet.

Audio TMAI Holds Music and Poetry Evening to Celebrate Dalai Lama's Birthday

The program featured poetry and songs in praise of the Dalai Lama to take part in the Central Tibetan Administration's '2014 year of Dalai Lama.'

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