• ZHU WEIQUN: YOU ARE NOT WHO YOU SAY YOU ARE

      By Thubten Samphel (Director of the Tibetan Policy Institute based in Dharamsala, India) June 20, 2014 What’s happening to our man in Beijing? Zhu Weiqun is on the warpath again. His ramblings on the Middle-Way Policy are getting even more frenzied by the day. Whenever he is in the mood, it seems he consults […]

  • Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay visits Scandinavian countries

      Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay visited Denmark and Norway from May 18th to 23rd. He was accompanied during the tour by Mr Thubten Samdup, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Central Tibetan Administration for Northern Europe. During his first three-day stopover in the Danish capital Copenhagen from May 18th to 20th, Dr Sangay […]

  • Meeting with Members of the Dutch Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee and Friends of Tibet

      Rotterdam, Holland 12 May 2014 Meeting with groups of people interested in Buddhism and the cause of Tibet at his hotel this morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama began by telling them: “There are several aspects of the Tibetan question, among which I’d like to talk to you about the damage being done to […]

  • Dalai Lama Urges Outside Inquiry Into Spate of Self-Immolations Among Tibetans

      By Rick Gladstone and Henrik Pryser Libell The New York Times May 10, 2014 The Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader in exile, on Friday called for an outside inquiry into the self-immolations of more than 130 Tibetans in anti-China demonstrations over the past five years, and he suggested that in some cases, such acts […]

  • Dalai Lama’s visit ends with cheers, Norwegian Newspaper reports

      Views and News from Norway May 9, 2014 The Dalai Lama bid farewell to Oslo on Friday after three days of being met with cheering crowds, packed receptions, rapt audiences and lots of laughter. Several of Norway’s political party leaders defied the government to welcome the exiled leader of Tibet to the Norwegian Parliament, […]

  • Commentaries & Opinions

  • ZHU WEIQUN: YOU ARE NOT WHO YOU SAY YOU ARE

      By Thubten Samphel (Director of the Tibetan Policy Institute based in Dharamsala, India) June 20, 2014 What’s happening to our man in Beijing? Zhu Weiqun is on the warpath again. His ramblings on the Middle-Way Policy are getting even more frenzied by the day. Whenever he is in the mood, it seems he consults […]

    21 Jun 2014 | read more

  • Does China Plan to Do Away with Its Minorities?

      By Thubten Samphel The Huffington Post May 20, 2014 During a visit this week to the Tibetan countryside of Dechen in Yunnan, Yu Zhengsheng, a member of the standing committee of the Politburo of the Chinese Communist Party and chairman of China’s top advisory body, assured Tibetan Buddhist leaders that the party would fully […]

    21 May 2014 | read more

  • The Dorje Shugden Conflict: An Interview with Tibetologist Thierry Dodin

     May 14, 20 [Source: info-buddhism.com] What is the Dorje Shugden conflict actually about?  This conflict arose in the 17th century and since then has played out on many levels. In essence, the question is whether the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism, – Nyingmapa, Sakyapa, Kagyupa and Gelugpa – are equal or whether one of […]

    18 May 2014 | read more

  • Tibet Tweets to China and China Tweets Back

      By Thubten Samphel, The Huffington Post April 29, 2014 Official Chinese view of the Dalai Lama is well known. Successive party officials have called the Tibetan leader a “wolf in monk’s robes” or “a devil with a human face, but with a heart of a beast.” On the other hand, the Chinese Communist Party […]

    30 Apr 2014 | read more

  • Other Recent Articles

  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama Congratulates Narendra Modi

      May 18, 2014 Dharamsala, HP, India, 17 May 2014 – His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulated Narendra Modi in his party’s decisive victory in the national elections. In a letter to the Prime Minister-elect, His Holiness stated that India was the world’s largest democratic nation and the most stable in South Asia with a […]

    18 May 2014 | read more

  • Statement of the Kashag on the occasion of International Solidarity Day for Tibet on 17 May 2014

    May 17, 2014 Tibetans and their supporters across the world observe the International Solidarity Day to express their solidarity with the Tibetan people inside Tibet on 17 May. It is a day to renew our efforts and dedication to show our support for their struggle for freedom and justice. The number of Tibetans who have […]

    17 May 2014 | read more

  • Revisiting 1914 Shimla convention, scholars explore Tibet’s role for better China-India relations

      tibet.net May 14, 2014 DHARAMSHALA: The Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) in coordination with the Tibet Policy Institute of the Central Tibetan Administration brought together scholars to revisit the Shimla convention of 1914 to explore Tibet’s role for better relations between India and China. Speaking at the one-day conference in Shimla on 12 May, HPU […]

    15 May 2014 | read more