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10november20091

“The basic issue is about the well-being of six million Tibetans.” His Holiness

His Holiness said his visit to Tawang was not political but religious and spiritual, urged China to honour the rights of six million Tibetans worldwide Buddhist devotees young and old waited for a glimpse of Tibetan spiritual and political leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama at a polo ground near the remote Tawang monastery in the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh yesterday. Over 30,000 people, some of whom had camped out for days beforehand, heard the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader’s call for compassion and peace around the world.
 

Jailed Tibetan filmmaker appeals for help

"My trial has started. There is no good news I can share with you. It is unclear what the sentence will be." So says Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen in a letter he recently wrote to his family in Chinese from his prison cell in the western city of Xining. A cousin who is a refugee in Switzerland has confirmed its authenticity. Passages have been erased in the accompanying copy because they refer to family matters. Last Updated on Thursday, 12 November 2009 16:33
 
10november20094

Obama to Raise Human Rights During Beijing Visit

US President Barack Obama is set to address human rights issues during his visit to Chinese capital Beijing. Speaking at a telephone press briefing yesterday, Jeffrey Bader of the US National Security Council told reporters that Mr Obama will raise human rights "directly" with Chinese President Hu Jintao. Last Updated on Thursday, 12 November 2009 15:40
 
09november20091

Over 30,000 devotees gather for His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Tawang visit

Tawang, India: His Holiness the Dalai Lama Yesterday began a week-long visit religious teaching at Tawang monastery, in the northeast Indian border state of Arunachal Pradesh. Over 30,000 monks, nuns and lay devotees-locals and Buddhists from Bhutan and Nepal-gathered to see the Tibetan spiritual leader during his "non-political" visit to this disputed region-despite the protests of China, which claims Arunachal as its own. Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 November 2009 12:10
 
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Sends Greetings to Sikkim

The Indian state of Sikkim's first Tibet Festival commenced yesterday, with a message of support from His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2009 17:56
 
6november20092

Force of Peace Growing" in the 21st Century: Says His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Naha, Japan: "We witnessed anti-war rallies from Australia to America before the Iraq invasion. Popular peaceful movements brought down the Berlin wall. Indeed, in the 21st century, the force of peace is growing," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, Thursday. Last Updated on Friday, 06 November 2009 15:13
 

Reports indicate crackdown in Tibet leading up to 19th Party Congress

Reports indicate crackdown in Tibet leading up to 19th Party Congress

Dharamshala — Reports from Tibet indicat...

Eastern Tibet struck with magnitude 7.0 earthquake, death toll rising

Eastern Tibet struck with magnitude 7.0 earthquake, death toll rising

Dharamshala — A 7.0 magnitude earthquake...

Senior Buddhist monk detained in eastern Tibet without explanation

Senior Buddhist monk detained in eastern Tibet without explanation

Dharamshala — Chinese police have report...

Monk who survived joint self-immolation in Tibet released

Monk who survived joint self-immolation in Tibet released

Dharamshala — A Tibetan monk who survive...

Locals in Tibet protest plans to change historic Kumbum Monastery

Locals in Tibet protest plans to change historic Kumbum Monastery

Dharamshala — Chinese authorities are pl...

Tibetan jailed over singing for Tibet released after 4 years in prison

Tibetan jailed over singing for Tibet released after 4 years in prison

Dharamshala — A popular Tibetan singer i...

Pink hearts cannot conceal repression in Tibet propaganda, says HRW

Pink hearts cannot conceal repression in Tibet propaganda, says HRW

New York— Campaigns for Tibetans' hearts...

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