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  1. News - China - TIBET

    'Let's finish with a popular Dalai Lama': Tibetan spiritual leader says no need for successor

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:21am by Agence France-Presse and Patrick Boehler

    ... The Dalai Lama fled across the Himalayas to India after a failed uprising against Chinese rule in 1959. He continued his political claim to power in Tibet with a government-in-exile in Dharamsala ... of the exile movement. On the question of whether he may ever be able to return to Tibet, he said in the interview: “Yes, I am sure of that. China can no longer isolate itself, it must follow ...

  2. News - China

    Dalai Lama urges Japan lawmakers to visit Tibet

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 03:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... The Dalai Lama urged Japanese lawmakers on Tuesday to visit Tibet to find out the reasons for a spate of self-immolations, after Beijing accused him of instigating the deadly protests ... opposition. “I request some parliamentary groups, ‘Visit Tibet,’” including areas where Tibetans have died in “very sad” self-immolations, the Dalai Lama told the meeting in Japan’s diet, ...

  3. News - World - NORWAY

    Norway's constitution anniversary clouded by snub of Dalai Lama

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:27am by AFP

    ... independence from Sweden only in 1905. The Dalai Lama is a symbol for the autonomy of the region of Tibet and considered a "separatist" by Beijing. Since dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded ... of the cross-parliamentary committee for Tibet, which includes the governing right-wing parties. But the meeting was held in a screening room, rather than an official reception room. ...

  4. Scholars condemn Beijing over Tibet

    Posted Mar 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Kwan Intellectuals say official rhetoric on unrest smacks of Cultural Revolution Beijing should open talks with the Dalai Lama, allow foreign media and UN investigators into Tibet ... writer Wang Lixiong, a respected author on Tibet, dissident writer Liu Xiaobo, novelist Yu Jie, human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang and Ding Zilin of the Tiananmen Mothers group, which represents ...

  5. News - China - TIBET

    Tibetans in India launch drive against China

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 11:49pm by AFP

    ... rule in Tibet. Of that number, the government-in-exile says 83 have died.  “Instead of trying to address the main causes as to why self-immolations are taking place, as to why Tibetans are protesting in various other forms, the Chinese government has resorted to a blame game,” Sangay said. “They blame us for the tragedy in Tibet which is absolutely baseless because Tibet has been under ...

  6. News - China

    Reports say six Tibetans hurt in shooting incident

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 09:21pm by AP

    ... Campaign for Tibet said it confirmed the shooting, in which one monk suffered a serious head wound. They both said police fired guns and tear gas at about 500 Tibetans attempting to hold commemorations by scaling a hillside to burn incense and hang prayer flags calling for good health for the 78-year-old Dalai Lama, Tibet’s traditional Buddhist leader who has been denounced ...

  7. News - World

    British government 'banned two ministers from meeting Dalai Lama'

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Baker, who both have long-standing ties to Tibet, were barred from attending a private lunch in June with the Tibetan spiritual leader in the London apartment of House of Commons speaker John ... surrounding Tibet and China did not justify a "blanket prohibition on a minister meeting a religious leader in private in a non-ministerial capacity, and we think this crossed a line", ...

  8. Dalai Lama retirement 'a wave in a swim pool'

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for Tibet if the Dalai Lama concentrated on religious affairs. 'I dare say that it will surely have some effect and cannot say it has no effect,' he said when asked what the Dalai Lama's political exit would mean for Tibet's social stability. But he said such effects were comparable to 'a wave in a swimming pool'. 'If the Dalai Lama really has retired ...

  9. Tibetan survives fiery protest

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com A former Buddhist monk set himself on fire in Tibet on Thursday but has survived, the Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet group said. His protest ... forces crackdown- would be the 12th self-immolation by Tibetans to protest against what they see as repressive Chinese rule. It would also be the first self-immolation to occur in the Tibet ...

  10. News - China - TIBET

    Beijing media attacks Dalai Lama over self-immolations

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Spiritual leader denounced as a pawn of US and India- just weeks before the start of 'the International Year of Tibet Independence' Beijing media attacks Dalai Lama Beijing is ramping up the rhetoric against the Dalai Lama before 2013, which has been declared "International Year of Tibet Independence" ...




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