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  • Protesters in Hong Kong
    Tibet Film Festival in Hong Kong disrupted by goons
    There has been chaos in Hong Kong as protesters demand full democratic reforms from Beijing. Tibetan interests have been hit hard in this mess. Phayul.com reported on Sept. 27, 2014 goons disrupted the Tibet Film Festival in Hong Kong.The three...
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    A Tibetan student has killed himself with fire
    It has been appearing for awhile as if the tragic series of self-immolations in protest of repressive Chinese rule in Tibet was coming to an end. However, another Tibetan has killed himself with fire to protest Chinese rule. Phayul.com reported on...
  • A meeting at the United Nations
    Tibet raised at the UN Human Rights Council
    Although China would clearly like to see the issue of Tibet dropped from attention internationally activists will not allow the plight of Tibet to be forgotten. Phayul.com reported on Sept. 19, 2014 that Tibet was raised at the 27th session of...
  • Yeru Bon Candles
    Discover the Unique Roots of Tibetan Buddhism in Minneapolis
    Yeru Bön Center is a lesser-known treasure in the Minneapolis/St. Paul meditation community. Located on East Lake St., the center offers weekly meditations on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., as well as events, retreats and regularly scheduled teachings.The...
  • Chinese president Xi Jinping may raise Tibet issue with India
    Chinese president Xi Jinping may raise Tibet issue with India
    There has been a tense situation between China and India for decades over the Tibet issue ever since His Holiness the Dalai fled China and settled in Dharamshala, India. According to a Tibet Sun report on Aug. 30, 2014 Chinese president Xi Jinping...
  • A vacation in the footsteps of Marco Polo
    A vacation in the footsteps of Marco Polo
    Attention world travelers: Act fast, and you can add Tsetang, Lhasa, Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse, Shigatse, Lanzhou, Dunhuang, Urumqi, Torpan and Kashgar to your “I (heart)” T-shirt collection.An 18-day trip to these exotic spots in China...
  • Buddha
    CTA remains committed to the middle way approach
    There appears to be no end in sight to the tensions between the Tibetans and the government of China. Nevertheless, on the third anniversary of a successful democratic transition the Central Tibetan Administration has reaffirmed its commitment to...
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    Mining protest by Tibetans leads to crackdown by Chinese police
    The situation in Tibet remains as usual tense. Most recently the Chinese police cracked down on Tibetans over a mining protest reported the Central Tibetan Administration on July 2, 2014. Sources have said several Tibetans in Martak Village in...
  • Tourists at the entrance to Denisova Cave, Russia.
    Denisovan DNA gives Tibetans a high-altitude advantage
    A single gene acquired when people from Africa mated with Denisovans on their migration to what is now China and Tibet is the reason most people in Tibet can live at such high altitudes. Rasmus Nielsen, University of California at Berkeley...
  • This is an artist's reconstruction of the Zanda fauna from the Pliocene about 5-2.5 million years ago. (Artist: Julie Selan)
    New discoveries show Tibet was the source of Ice Age fauna
    The high altitude environments of the Tibetan Plateau and other regions of the Himalayan Mountains may have been the evolutionary proving ground for adaptation of fauna that lived during the Ice Age. Fossils discovered by an international team of...
  •  BJP leader Narendra Modi visits his mother
    Modi may make a positive difference in Tibetan affairs
    With Narendra Modi the new prime minister of India there are signs he may institute radical positive reforms in dealing with the Tibet issue. Regarding the Tibet factor there is an interest in whether Modi will rewrite the rules of India-China...
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    China is heating up repression in Tibet during Saka Dawa
    Saka Dawa is said to be one of the most important holy months in Tibetan Buddhism. Sadly, China has been stepping up repression during the Saka Dawa religious festival in Tibet reported the Central Tibetan Administration on June 2, 2014.Reports...
  •  Gujarat CM Narendra Modi seen with the Dalai Lama
    Dalai Lama extends congratulations to Narendra Modi
    Tibetans have extended congratulations to Narendra Modi for his party’s decisive victory in the national elections in India. His Holiness the Dalai Lama has personally extended his congratulations to Modi reported the Central Tibetan...
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    Tibet and China have been tweeting each other
    There has been a great deal of chatter on the Internet about the situation in Tibet. Tibet sends tweets to China and China tweets back reported Phayul.com on May 3, 2014. Paradoxically as Tibetans share stories of hard lives under repressive...
  • Sikyong and Ganden Tri Rinpoche at the 25th Birth Anniversary of His Holiness the 11th Panchen Lama at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery
    Tibetans celebrate 25th birthday of Panchen Lama
    Although the XIth Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, is being held captive by the Chinese government he is remembered by Tibetans. Tibetans have marked the 25th birthday of Panchen Lama on Friday reported the Tibet Sun on April 25, 2014. Panchen...