Chinese Court Postpones Judgment on Tibetan Living Buddha

A Chinese court has unexpectedly delayed the sentencing of living Buddha Phurbu Tsering Rinpoche, arrested March 18 during the 2008 Lhasa riots for possession of illegal weapons and seizing government land, possibly due to...

Tibetan Lama on Trial for Weapons Charge in China

Respected Tibetan abbot Phurbu Tsering Rinpoche is on trial for weapons charges and will face prison if convicted. From the Associated Press: The 52-year-old monk could be imprisoned for up to 15 years if found guilty, Li said,...

Bomb Lobbed at Police Station in China’s West

AP has a few more details on the bomb thrown at a police station in Ganzi, a Tibetan region of Sichuan. The station was apparently unoccupied at the time: The explosion shattered windows at the newly built station in Bogexi, a...



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