Thursday, January 18 2018


Head of the Panchen Lama’s Search Committee feared dead

  DHARAMSHALA, November 24: Jadrel Rinpoche Jampa Trinley, the former Abbot of Tashi Lhunpo monastery and the leader of the search party for the 11th Panchen Lama, is feared dead. The website of the Central Tibetan Administration reported that news about Jadrel Rinpoche’s suspected death was revealed in recently emerged …

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Stanford University Tibetan Student Wins Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Tenzin Seldon, a Tibetan student at Stanford University majoring in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, has become the first Tibetan-American to win the prestigious Rhodes scholarship.  Last year, she won another prestigious Truman Scholarship. Seldon is the second Tibetan to win the prestigious Rhodes scholarship.  In 1992, Tashi Rabgey, …

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Australian MP Urges China to Respect Religious Freedom in Tibet

  DHARAMSHALA: Echoing Australian government’s deep concern about reports of self-immolations by Tibetan monks and nuns in Tibet, Mr Michael Danby MP in the Australian Parliament has appealed to the Chinese authorities to respect the religious rights of Tibetan monks and to cease their repressive actions against those in the …

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Kalon Tripa Speaks at the National Press Club and Meets With Senator Leahy

  Thursday, November 3, 2011 Washington, DC. November 2, 2011–Day three of the Kalon Tripa’s visit to Washington, DC saw Dr. Sangay meeting with Representative Jim Sensenbrenner,  speaking at the National Press Club, meeting with Senator Patrick Leahy and his aide, Tim Rieser, and Representatives Andre Crenshaw and Jared Polis. …

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The Latin Americans and Tibet Solidarity Actions

November 3, 2011 This morning when I sat down to write this piece, I read about another case of self-immolation in Tibet today.  This time, a 35-year-old nun named Palden Choetso from Tawu town in eastern part of Tibet set herself on fire to protest against the on going Chinese …

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Kalon Tripa Meets with Senators Lieberman, McCain, Udall and Barrasso

    Wednesday, 2 November,2011 Washington, DC.: “Mr. Kalon Tripa, the Senator is now ready to receive you” called out the staff of Senator Joseph Lieberman as the Kalon Tripa, Dr. Lobsang Sangay and his team along with Senator John McCain waited at the reception area of Senator Lieberman’s office. …

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