A detained Tibetan contested right to keep Dalai Lama picture in Tibet. The Tibetan youth living in northwest China’s Qinghai province was held by police for two weeks for the having kept the photo of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The young Tibetan is reported to have defended his right to possess the picture of his spiritual leader.Read more
Tibetans all over the world staged protests in major world cities marking the anniversary of the Chinese occupation of Tibet last week. The anniversary also coincided with the annual news conference of Tibet’s delegation to China.
The Chinese government vowed to tackle any Anti-China and separatist sentiments with a greater resolve than before and said that it will take a clear stand against those who incite ‘anti-national’ feelings and that anything that is deemed to be fanning separatist sentiments.
Tibetans do not identify China appointed Panchen Lama when they were asked about him says The Washington Post bureau Chief in Beijing. He told that Tibetans only identified the six year old Panchen Lama recognised by the Dalai Lama. They did not relate to the Chinese appointed Panchen; Gyaltsen Norbu despite Chinese propaganda.Read more
China’s highest priority is to eliminate the influence of the Dalai Lama roots according to the new top China’s Communist Party leader in Tibet. The party head clearly informed that they will work at countering the Dalai Lama’s influence at the highest priority on its ethnic affairs in Tibet according to Tibet daily.Read more
A Tibetan writer Gangkye Drubpa Kyab, a political prisoner at the Sichuan’s Minyak Rangakha prison was freed by the Chinese authorities on September 16. The writer was sentenced to prison term of five and half year. Surprisingly, the authorities released the writer after serving four years, one and half years earlier than the sentence, urging the writer to ‘change his thoughts’ according to RFA. However the Tibetan political prisoner was arrested back a day following the release.Read more
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang met in New York on 21st September. Following this the Pakistan media reported the Chinese premier’s assurance that China supports Pakistan which explains that China endorses Pakistan’s stance on Kashmir and it will continue to support Pakistan on this.Read more
A report in the yahoo news titled as Tibet becoming China’s playground was published today where in the author explains how the Chinese are exploiting the economic opportunities in the field of tourism in Tibet. The booming tourism business in Tibet that is generating on an average a revenue of $2.9 billion.Read more
According to reports from the Reuters the newly appointed China’s party chief in Tibet has called for a stronger denunciation of Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
The newly appointed party chief Wu Yingjie who was named for the post last Sunday immediately put out the reasons for the reshuffle by showing their hardline roots of Beijing.
The local Chinese authorities in Ngaba county in the South Western Chinese province Sichuan has issued a handbook in a red cover to the local Tibetan monks of the Kirti monastery whose title was targeted as a book of law for monastery according to Central Tibetan Administraion. The book primarily declares any form of peaceful protest as well as sharing of information about inside Tibet to outside the country as a serious crime prosecutable by law.Read more
The US Congressman McGovern leading 72 US lawmakers has written a letter to the President of United States, Barack Obama which instructs the out-going president to prioritize the issue of Tibet during his last few months at the office on Wednesday. The letter comes as result of no progress in the view of finding a solution to the issue of the Tibetan people led by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.Read more