First Lodi Gyari Fellows Begin Internships at US Congressional Offices

Two young Tibetan girls are the first Lodi Gyari Fellows who has begun their prestigious internship opportunities at US Congressional offices in Washington D.C. The two young Tibetan-Americans have begun their prized eight week internships at House Foreign Affairs Committee and office of Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.).

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Historic Building Once Home to Dalai Lama’s Parents Demolished

Yabshi Takser, the historic building close to the Potala Palace in Lhasa once home to the parents of Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been demolished according to sources. The building was razed ahead of weeks of discussion of Lhasa protection at the annual meeting of the world’s leading heritage body, UNESCO from June 24.

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