Archivio per novembre, 2011

Swiss Foreign Ministry “very worried” over situation in Tibet

nov 25, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet DHARAMSHALA, November 22: Senior government officials in Switzerland, including the Swiss Foreign Ministry have expressed concerns over the “desperate situation” inside Tibet following the spate of self-immolations by Tibetans in Tibet as well as in India and Nepal. According to the official website of the Dharamshala based Central Tibetan Administration, the Swiss Foreign Ministry […]

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A Chinese writer’s cry for change

nov 25, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet DHARAMSHALA, November 23: In a powerful article, popular Chinese novelist Hao Qun, writing under his penname Murong Xuecun, has taken a critically intellectual and thought provoking assessment of the reality of today’s China; its social, economical, and judicial systems and the sufferings of its people under the present regime. Titled “Caging a Monster”, Murong […]

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Darsi fuoco per il Tibet: il grido di dolore e l’indifferenza del mondo

nov 25, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet I video dei monaci buddisti che si sono auto-immolati con il fuoco per protestare contro la dominazione cinese in Tibet riaprono il dibattito su questa forma di manifestazione. Il Dalai Lama esprime dubbi (anche se prega per le anime dei vivi e dei morti), mentre una fonte tibetana dice ad AsiaNews: “L’Occidente si parla […]

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Public display of the Dalai Lama’s portrait in Tibet

nov 25, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet DHARAMSHALA, November 22: A large portrait of His Holiness the Dalai Lama along with two Tibetan national flags were seen displayed on the roof top of the Ragya monastery in Amdo Golok, eastern Tibet Sunday. While speaking to Phayul, Gadhen, a Tibetan monk at Sera monastery in south India, who was a former monk […]

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Tibetan student wins Rhodes Scholarship

nov 25, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet DHARAMSHALA, November 21: Tenzin Seldon, a Tibetan senior at Stanford University majoring in comparative studies in race and ethnicity has been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Announcing the names of the 32 US based recipients of one of the world’s most celebrated academic honours, the Rhodes Trust yesterday in a statement noted Tenzin’s passion […]

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Palden Choetso’s self-immolation video surfaces in exile

nov 25, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet DHARAMSHALA, November 21: Powerful new footages of Tibetan nun Palden Choetso’s self-immolation on November 3 in Tawu, eastern Tibet and protests by thousands of Tibetans following her death have been smuggled out of Tibet. One of the clips shows Palden Choetso, the 35-year-old nun from Geden Choeling Nunnery in Tawu, standing upright near a […]

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Scomparso da venti giorni un contadino tibetano

nov 25, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet Il 1mo novembre scorso Lhaten, 44 anni, ha ricevuto una telefonata dalla scuola elementare del figlio. Va a prenderlo, ma trova diversi poliziotti in borghese che lo portano via su un’auto nera. Era sospettato di aver legami con Dhondup Wangchen, il regista tibetano arrestato per il suo documentario su Pechino 2008. Lhaten, un contadino […]

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Dopo le armi, il denaro: la nuova strategia cinese per soffocare il Tibet

nov 25, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet Il nuovo governatore della provincia autonoma presenta un piano da 60 milioni di euro per “aiutare” monaci e religiosi del buddismo tibetano. Ma lancia anche i “monasteri modello”, una sorta di ghetto dorato per spezzare l’influenza che altri luoghi di culto hanno sulla popolazione locale. Una fonte di AsiaNews: “È una trappola”. Pensioni “di […]

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The Dalai Lama to visit Czech Republic

nov 23, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet DHARAMSHALA, November 23: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has accepted an invitation to visit Czech Republic in December, Phayul has learned. During his short visit to Dharamshala, the exile seat of the Tibetan administration last week, Miloslov Stasek, the Czech Republic Ambassador to India, in person extended the four-day invitation to […]

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The Dalai Lama expresses concern over Thailand floods, Supports relief work

nov 22, 2011 No Commenti da

Tweet DHARAMSHALA, November 22: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in a letter to the Prime Minister of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra last week expressed his “sadness and concern” over the recent floods which have inundated many parts of the Buddhist nation for several months now. “His Holiness expressed his sadness and concern about […]

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