Prominent Tibetan religious leader and Dalai Lama supporter Tenzin Delek Rinpoche died in July...
by Cindy | Apr 29, 2016
Indian authorities have denied that Chinese pressure lay behind a decision to deny or revoke visas...
by Cindy | Jul 21, 2014
At the New York Times, Ellen Barry spoke with Lobsang Sangay, head of the exiled Tibetan...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 21, 2013
In the week since news emerged of the 100th Tibetan self-immolation within China’s borders since 2009, four more cases have been reported. Most recently, according to Dharamsala-based Phayul.com, a pair of teenaged former...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 28, 2012
Dharamsala-based Phayul.com reports the 25th self-immolation case this month and news of one of the five Tibetans who set fire to themselves on November 7th, on the eve of China’s 18th Party Congress. The man is said to...
by Scott Greene | Oct 8, 2012
A Tibetan man set himself on fire and died in Gansu province on Saturday, according to Radio Free Asia, the third self-immolation in the past week: Sangay Gyatso, 27, self-immolated in a monastery compound near Tsoe (in Chinese,...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 9, 2012
Radio Free Asia reports that a 43rd Tibetan self-immolation protest took place just north of Lhasa on Saturday. It is not known whether the protester survived. The man, in his 20’s, shouted slogans in support of Tibet’s...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 15, 2009
China has reacted angrily to a meeting between Obama administration officials and the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India. From Xinhua: According to media reports, three top aides to U.S. President Barack Obama, met the Dalai Lama...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 17, 2009
Times Online has more about an effort by exiled Tibetans to communicate with their peers in China through the Internet: Sonam contacts about fifty or so people every day and says that half are willing to chat and five or six...
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