Archivio per giugno, 2013

Meeting the Media and Public Talk in Palmerston, Darwin

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Tweet Darwin, Australia, 22 June 2013 – It was still raining and the sky was overcast as His Holiness the Dalai Lama left his Adelaide hotel this morning. However, at the airport there were long lines of beaming-faced friends and well-wishers who had come to see him off. During the flight to Darwin, the pilot […]

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Sikyong Sangay addresses NGX programme workshop for Tibetan teachers

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Tweet Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay, the elected head of the Tibetan people, today addressed a workshop for teachers from five different Tibetan schools at the College for Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarah. The two-day workshop is being organised by the Department of Education, in collaboration with National Geographic Explorer (NGX) Programme fonte phayul.com

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Nepal urged to respect rights of Tibetan refugees

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Tweet Coinciding with World Refugee Day, Tibet campaigners in Germany on Thursday called on Nepal to respect the fundamental rights of Tibetan refugees living in the Himalayan country. A 5000 strong petition urging Kathmandu to “respect the right to freedom of expression of Tibetans in Nepal, stop deportation of escaping Tibetans fonte phayul.com

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CTA calls China’s propaganda delegation ‘futile exercise,’ Rejects allegations

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Tweet The exile Tibetan administration on Friday dismissed allegations made by a delegation of communist party leaders from the so-called Tibet Autonomous Region during its recent visit to the United States of America. Members of China’s rubberstamp National People’s Congress from TAR, led by Padma Choling fonte phayul.com

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Speaks on Community and Well-Being and the Quest for Happiness in Adelaide

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Tweet Adelaide, Australia, 21 June 2013 – As the Winter Solstice dawned over Adelaide today, the sky was dark with benign rain. His Holiness the Dalai Lama was received on arrival at Adelaide Town Hall by Senator Sarah Hanson-Young and Bob Brown, who escorted him to a private meeting the focus of which was a […]

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Lhasa is not a luxury tourist destination, activists tell InterContinental

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Tweet Tibet campaigners carried out a demonstration outside the InterContinental Hotels Group’s “Future of Local” event in their Times Square hotel in New York on Thursday, demanding the company to ditch its plans of opening a luxury hotel in Lhasa, Tibet’s ancient capital. Calling Tibet “one of the most repressed regions of the world,” demonstrators […]

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China again puts Tibetan writer Woeser under house arrest

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Tweet Award winning Tibetan writer and poet Tsering Woeser has once again been placed under house arrest in Beijing by Chinese authorities ahead of a rare state-sponsored trip to Tibet by foreign journalists. Writing on her blog, Woeser said the latest move is intended to prevent her from speaking the truth about Tibet fonte phayul.com

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Panel Discussion as Part of the Forum ‘Happiness and Its Causes’ and a Meeting with Chinese Scholars and Friends in Melbourne

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Tweet Adelaide, Australia, 20 June 2013 – Before leaving his hotel to begin his public program this morning, His Holiness was interviewed by Mark Davis for Dateline on SBS Television. He asked if His Holiness had more time and energy for spiritual matters since retiring from political responsibilities. fonte dalailama.com

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Teachings on the ‘Heart Sutra’ and ‘Eight Verses for Training the Mind’ at Quang Minh Temple

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Tweet Melbourne, Australia, 19 June 2013 – This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove about 12 kilometres out of Melbourne to the Quang Minh Temple, a centre for the Vietnamese Buddhist community, overlooking the Maribyrnong River. He was invited by Geshe Sonam Thargye, Director of the Drol Kar Buddhist Centre, to give an explanation […]

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Rights group blasts China’s ‘Benefit the Masses’ campaign in Tibet

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Tweet One of China’s hallmark campaigns in Tibet, aimed at “benefitting the masses,” is in fact leading “an intrusive surveillance of people, carrying out widespread political re-education, and establishing partisan security units,” a rights group has found out. Human Rights Watch on Wednesday said fonte phayul.com

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