Washington: In a strong assertion of support for Tibet, the US Congress has advanced legislation that provides millions of dollars for Tibet programs. The funding is provided in the State-Foreign Operations Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2010. The House of Representatives passed it version of the bill on July 9 by a vote on 318-106; the Senate Appropriations Committee approved its version on the same day.
Taipei: Thousands of Tibet supporters gathered in Taipei yesterday for a marathon concert organized by civic groups as part of a series of activities to commemorate the 1959 uprising in Tibet. Chanting "Free Tibet" and "Long live H.H the Dalai Lama," the crowd waved banners and Tibetan national flags.
The bloody riots in China controled Muslim far west are a disturbing reminder of anti-Chinese violence in another troubled region — Tibet — and show how heavy-handed rule and radical resistance are pushing unrest to new heights.
Dharamshala: The Indo-Tibetan Friendship Society in south India will host the World Conscience Day on Monday (6 July) to commemorate the 74th birthday of Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the online edition of The Times of India reported on 2 June.
Dharamshala: In a statement issued Wednesday (8 July), His Holiness the Dalai Lama said: "I am deeply saddened and concerned with the worsening situation in East Turkestan (Xinjiang), especially with the tragic loss of lives."
Dharamshala: Over three thousand Tibetans and their Indian and foreign supporters gathered in Dharamshala today to celebrate the 74th birth anniversary of Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Likewise, the anniversary also commemorated by other Tibetan communities which scattered all around world by offering long life prayers, presenting traditional dance and culture shows.
Dharamshala: A delegation of six parliamentary members representing the Australian All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet presently on a visit to Dharamshala, met the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama yesterday. During today's press conference, the delegation expressed its intention to learn more about the challenges facing the Tibetan people today.