Archivio per luglio, 2013

Protests in Canada over forced resettlement of Tibetan nomads

lug 26, 2013 No Commenti da

Tweet Tibetans and supporters in Canada carried out a protest on Wednesday against the forced resettlement of nomads in Tibet and signed petitions urging the Chinese government to halt the “destructive policy.” The protest led by Students for a Free Tibet, Canada took place in front of City Hall in Calgary. fonte phayul.com

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China cancels Kalachakra teachings, Devotees forced to return

lug 26, 2013 No Commenti da

Tweet Chinese authorities in Gepasumdo region of eastern Tibet cancelled a major Buddhist ceremony last week and ordered thousands of disciples to return, days after several Tibetans were critically injured in police firing on an unarmed crowd of Tibetans gathered to offer prayers on the birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama fonte phayul.com

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Antwerp to host Third European Tibetan Youth Parliament

lug 26, 2013 No Commenti da

Tweet Young Tibetans from all over Europe will be coming together in Antwerp, Belgium for the Third Tibetan Youth Parliament to be held from August 30 to September 1, under the slogan, “We are United.” The Youth Parliament, a unique forum designed to actively engage young people fonte phayul.com

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Dharamshala pays homage to Tibetan self-immolator Kunchok Sonam

lug 26, 2013 No Commenti da

Tweet A mass prayer service was held today in the exile Tibetan headquarters of Dharamshala in honour of Kunchok Sonam, a young Tibetan monk, who set himself ablaze in protest against China’s continued occupation of Tibet on July 20 in Zoege region of eastern Tibet. fonte phayul.com

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Men-Tsee-Khang opens Therapy Centre in McLeod Ganj

lug 26, 2013 No Commenti da

Tweet Men-Tsee-khang opened a new Tibetan traditional therapy centre aimed at alleviating diseases and promoting health through herbal medicine in McLeod Ganj town on Monday. The institute had earlier announced plans of commemorating 100 years of Lhasa Men-Tsee-khang fonte phayul.com

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Top Tibetan legislator calls on Swiss Speaker Graf

lug 23, 2013 No Commenti da

Tweet The speaker of the Dharamshala based Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile Penpa Tsering met with Speaker Maya Graf of the Swiss Parliament in Zurich on Monday. Speaker Tsering, who is on an official visit to Switzerland, met Speaker Graf “informally” over lunch fonte phayul.com

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Sikyong congratulates Tobgay for landslide victory in Bhutan elections

lug 23, 2013 No Commenti da

Tweet Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay, the elected head of the Tibetan people, has congratulated Tshering Tobgay, chief of the victorious People’s Democratic Party in the recently held parliamentary elections in Bhutan. Tobgay, 47, who led his party to a landslide victory fonte phayul.com

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama sets off from Hunsur

lug 23, 2013 No Commenti da

Tweet Hunsur, Karnataka, India, 16 July 2013 (Tenzin Desal, The Tibet Post International) – His Holiness the Dalai Lama concluded his visit to the Tibetan settlements in Bylakuppe and Hunsur, in the Indian state of Karnataka after celebrating his birthday and a giving a series of teachings. fonte dalailama.com

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More Tibetans shot, savagely beaten in Tawu firings

lug 23, 2013 No Commenti da

Tweet Even as communication channels in Tawu, the site of Chinese police firings on unarmed Tibetans earlier this month in eastern Tibet remain erratic, more details about the tragic incident and those injured have reached exile. fonte phayul.com

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Sikyong Sangay visits Bodhgaya, Urges for calm

lug 23, 2013 No Commenti da

Tweet Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay visited the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, target of the recent terror attacks and met with the two monks injured in the bomb blasts. He visited all the sites of the serial bomb blasts in Bodh Gaya and offered prayers at the Mahabodhi Temple for peace and calm. fonte phayul.com

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