Dalai Lama says his demonization by China 'childish'

  • Sun, 07/24/2011 - 12:00

The Dalai Lama said that Chinese leaders show through their strident denunciations of him that they are "childish" and lack their full brains, but voiced hope that China will change in time.

China set to defend Tibet unity

  • Tue, 07/19/2011 - 12:00

The Chinese Vice-President, Xi Jinping, has vowed to crush any attempt to undermine stability in Tibet in a speech marking 60 years since China cemented control over the region.

Defying China, Obama to meet Dalai Lama

  • Fri, 07/15/2011 - 12:00

US President Barack Obama will meet Saturday with Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, defying warnings from China after calls built at home to welcome the monk, officials said.

Kalachakra attendees mark Global Day of Action in Washington DC

  • Fri, 07/15/2011 - 12:00

Adding voice to the global call to protest the official celebrations of what China claims the 60th anniversary of Tibet’s peaceful liberation, Tibetans and Tibet supporters protested in front of the Chinese Embassy in the nation’s capital Wednesday.

China's white paper 'nothing but a white wash'

  • Tue, 07/12/2011 - 12:00

Spokesperson of the Dharamshala based Central Tibetan Administration, Mr Thubten Samphel told phayul.com today that China’s latest white paper on Tibet is ‘nothing but a white wash to cover up their disastrous mismanagement in Tibet’.

Another cold welcome for the Dalai Lama

  • Fri, 07/08/2011 - 12:00

Two recent items highlight the connection between religious freedom and broader political trends in China.  First, our former NSC colleague Elliott Abrams points out over at his blog Pressure Points that the Dalai Lama is visiting Washington this week and next week.

Tibetan magazine editor given four-year jail term

  • Thu, 07/07/2011 - 12:00

The closed-door sentencing of a Tibetan magazine editor jailed without charge for over a year is another disturbing indicator of the lack of due process allowed to ethnic minority journalists in China, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

China Cautions US Against Official Meeting with Dalai Lama

  • Thu, 07/07/2011 - 12:00

China has warned the United States not to hold official meetings with the Dalai Lama, who is in Washington as part of an 11-day meditation ritual.

Dalai Lama says China has no role in picking heir

  • Mon, 07/04/2011 - 12:00

The Dalai Lama said Friday that China's Communist leadership can play no role in deciding who succeeds him as the leader of Tibetan Buddhism upon his death and called Beijing's meddling in the issue "a disgrace."

A candle light vigil for Tibet

  • Mon, 07/04/2011 - 12:00

This week, Tibetan support groups across the globe will be seen celebrating World Tibet Day as spiritual leader Dalai Lama celebrates his 76th birthday on July 6.