Tibet’s environment is in jeopardy due to mining and hydropower operations, but despite increasing damage, many are afraid to speak up due to the sensitive nature of Tibet-related topics. Even for Southern Weekly, one of the...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 30, 2012
Amid a stream of mostly bad news out of Tibet, including more than 50 self-immolations by protesting Tibetans, the Dalai Lama has now offered a ray of hope for Tibetans seeking more autonomy in their homeland. From Reuters:...
by Mengyu Dong | Jun 3, 2012
The Hindu reports that the Dalai Lama’s representatives resigned over the dialogue with Chinese government. The two envoys “expressed their utter frustration over the lack of positive response from the Chinese side” Since 2002,...
by Sophie Beach | May 7, 2010
AP reports from Dharamsala: In an hour-long interview with The Associated Press, the Buddhist leader criticized Beijing for its policies in his Himalayan homeland while he held out the possibility that some type of accord could...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 15, 2009
The International Herald Tribune reports on cautious moves to restart negotiations between Beijing and the Tibetan government-in-exile: The Tibetan government-in-exile over the weekend welcomed China’s stated willingness to hold...
by Japhet Weeks | Nov 23, 2008
From The Washington Post: The Dalai Lama said it might be premature to cut off ties with China, which was one proposal at a week-long meeting of 600 of his countrymen at the headquarters of his government-in-exile in this north...
by Liu Yong | Nov 3, 2008
From Telegraph: As envoys of the Dalai Lama this week prepared to stage fence-mending talks in China, the exiled spiritual leader urged Tibetans to be open to all possible options in relation to finding a resolution. Speaking in...
by Liu Yong | Oct 29, 2008
From Reuters: Envoys of the Dalai Lama fly to Beijing on Thursday for closed-door, fence-mending talks, two sources with knowledge of the meeting said, days after he expressed dismay at China’s attitude about Tibet’s...
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