Mongolia enthrones its spiritual head

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(, Dec07, 2011) Mongolia has in Oct 2011 enthroned its equivalent of the Dalai Lama of Tibet, although now with only spiritual authority. He was presented with the ancient and traditional golden seal of religion and confirmation papers as the 9th Bogd Jebttsundamba Khutughtus, said a commentary by Chris Devonshire-Ellis […]

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Monks complete cross-India march for Tibet

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(, Sep29, 2011) Eleven monks of Gaden Jhangtse monastery at the Tibetan settlement of Mundgod, south India, completed at Dharamsala on Sep 23 a 20-day march from the city of Pune. They passed through six major Indian cities, in each of which they staged hunger-strikes to highlight the tragic human […]

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China promises more aid to Nepal, assured check on Tibetans

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(, Aug18, 2011) With Tibet high on agenda and reportedly invited by Nepal’s government, a delegation of 60 Chinese leaders led by Politburo Standing Committee member Mr Zhou Yongkang landed on Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Aug 16. At least five ministers, security experts and top officials assigned to look after […]

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Tibetan independence advocates meet in Zurich

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(, Jul28, 2011) A meeting on the “essential aims and goals of restoring independence of Tibet” was held in Zurich on Jul 23-24, organized by the Tibetan Youth Congress and hosted by the Swiss-based Tibetan Youth Association Europe. It was meant to be part of a series of preliminary conferences […]

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Tibetan Dy Speaker attends Italian party meet

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(, Jul28, 2011) Deputy Speaker Ven Khenpo Sonam Tenphel of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile joined top Italian politicians in a meeting of the country’s Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty General Council, which was held in Tunis from Jul 22 to 24. The 82 delegates discussed issues of democracy, non-violence and […]

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Tibet highlighted at Moscow event Jun 19-26

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(, Jun29, 2011) With the participation of seven monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery in South India, the Moscow State Museum organized Tibet Days from Jun 19 to 26. The event featured talks, including by the Dalai Lama’s Representative to Russia & CIS, Mr Nawang Rabgyal, on Buddhism, art and culture; […]

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Gere promotes Tibetan cause with photo exhibition in Seoul

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(, Jun24, 2011) Hollywood star Richard Gere on Jun 22 expressed concern at the torture and killing in Tibet during a visit to South Korea to promote an exhibition of photos he had taken in the Chinese occupied Himalayan territory, according to agency reports Jun 22. “I think it’s impossible […]

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Exile Tibetan administration head visiting Denmark, Norway

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(, May20, 2014) – The head of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamsala, India, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, is visiting Denmark and Norway over May 18-23 to meet with government officials, lawmakers and others, according to an official statement May 19. In Denmark’s capital Copenhagen from May 18 to 20, the […]

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Exile administration condemns controversial Tibetan spirit worshippers for baseless canard

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(, May10, 2014) – The exile Tibetan administration at Dharamsala, India, on May 8 rejected the allegations of persecution being made by the mostly Western followers of a controversial 17th century Tibetan spirit called Dolgyal, or Dorje Shugden, as entirely untrue and accused them of working in tandem with the […]

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Tibetans mark 25th birthday of Chinese-disappeared religious leader

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(, Apr27, 2014) – The Tibetan administration in exile at Dharamsala, India, on Apr 25 marked the 25th birthday of the Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Niyma, Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure, who has remained disappeared ever since the Chinese government kidnapped him and his family on May 17, 1995. […]

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