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Is it the End of Tibetan-American Relations?

Is it the End of Tibetan-American Relations?

The Administration of United States President Donald Trump has proposed zero aid toward Tibet in 2018, marking another major turn in the roller-coaster like trajectory of American-Tibetan relations. Some analysts believe this is merely another mark in the changing face of international relations and geopolitics, as China emerges on the world stage, and the United […]

Over 30,000 Tibetans Sneak Back Home

Over 30,000 Tibetans Sneak Back Home

More than 30,000 monks educated in India have snuck back into the Himalayan region to revive their culture under Chinese suppression, according to the Tibetan government in exile. Lobsang Sangay, the president of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), said the invasion and occupation of Tibet has failed because the Chinese thought they would defeat Tibetans […]

Latest Tibetan Self Immolation Brings Toll to 149

Latest Tibetan Self Immolation Brings Toll to 149

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been in exile for decades. But on Thursday, a Tibetan monk reportedly died after burning himself alive in Chengtsa County of North-eastern Tibet. Like many who have made the same sacrifice, he was protesting Chinese rule over the Himalayan nation. He was the fourth to do so since […]

Pelosi Visits Dalai Lama

Pelosi Visits Dalai Lama

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi traveled to India with a bi-partisan delegation to visit the spiritual leader The Dalai Lama and to shed light on the alleged human rights abuse of Tibetans. “As we visit His Holiness the Dalai Lama, our bipartisan delegation comes in his spirit of faith and peace. We come on this […]

Tibetan Protesters Detained Following Self Immolation

Tibetan Protesters Detained Following Self Immolation

Bystanders near the scene in Tibet where Pema Gyaltsen performed a self-immolation protest have been detained and have had their possessions confiscated, according to Tibet Watch. The 24-year-old farmer was protesting near a scene of bystanders before Chinese authorities detained them. Some of them were beaten, according to reports. Although a number have since been released, […]

Panchen Lama Blames Commercialism for Destroying Chinese Buddhism

Panchen Lama Blames Commercialism for Destroying Chinese Buddhism

Tibet’s second-in-command spiritual leader the Panchen Lama believes Tibetan culture has one true enemy. Not the Communist leaders in Beijing. But greed. Speaking at the annual meeting of the advisory Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Beijing on Saturday, he said that “as the retail economy grows, Buddhism has come under attack from commercialization. “Some […]

Tibetan Women’s Soccer Team Allegedly Had U.S. Visas Revoked

Tibetan Women’s Soccer Team Allegedly Had U.S. Visas Revoked

The Tibetan Women’s Soccer team was to take part in the opening ceremony of American soccer tournament, but all of had their Visa applications denied by the U.S. embassy in New Delhi, according to the team organizer. Cassie Childers says that a year ago, she got a call from English soccer player Gordon Jago, who […]

China’s Pick for 11th Panchen Lama Promises to Uphold “Glorious Tradition” of Patriotism

China’s Pick for 11th Panchen Lama Promises to Uphold “Glorious Tradition” of Patriotism

His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a highly revered man across the globe. His admiration and teachings stretch far beyond his Tibetan Buddhist followers. His Holiness is not only the highest spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, but he often comes out on the world stage as an advocate for international human rights, nonviolence, and harmony […]

Chinese Students in California Seek Safe Space from Dali Lama

Chinese Students in California Seek Safe Space from Dali Lama

The “safe space” movement that’s been sweeping the American campus is now rubbing off on international students well, beginning in California. The University of California at San Diego announced it was welcoming the Tibetan spiritual leader Dali Lama to speak at commencement, causing Chinese students who view him as a dangerous separatist – a popular […]

China Enforces New Tibetan Border Regulations

China Enforces New Tibetan Border Regulations

Beijing has begun to enforce new border regulations aimed at curbing terrorism and separation, according to the state-run newspaper Global Times. On the other side of the border, however, Tibetans tell a different story. Tibetan exile media is reporting that the Chinese government is moving to limit border crossings ahead of the Dalai Lama’s trip […]

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