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Dalai Lama to meet acting prime minister in Australia

SYDNEY (AFP): The Dalai Lama arrived in Australia Wednesday on the second leg of a five-country world tour which has brought protests from Beijing, but he will not be met by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, officials said. Rudd is on…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 7 Jun 2008

1 June 2008: Ngaba (Ch: Aba) County, Ngaba “TAP”, Amdo (incorporated into Chinese province of Sichuan) – Kirti monastery in danger of not having any monks Since June 1, monks of Kirti monastery, in Ngaba County, started leaving their monastery…


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Dalai Lama’s Advice Concerning Dolgyal (Shugden)

Following long and careful investigations, His Holiness the Dalai Lama strongly discourages Tibetan Buddhists from propitiating the fierce spirit known as Dolgyal (Shugden). Although he once practised Dolgyal propitiation himself, His Holiness renounced the practice in 1975 after discovering the…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 3 Jun 2008

24 May 2008: Lhasa – Three youths shouted pro-independence slogans Pro-independence slogans were shouted by three Tibetan youths at Tromsik-khang market, in Lhasa, in the afternoon of 24 May. Three Tibetan youths arrived at Tromsik-khang market and had short argument…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 2 Jun 2008

24 May 2008: Serthar (Ch: Seda) County, Karze “TAP”,(incorporated into Chinese Province of Sichuan) – People involved in protests in March are being arrested Sungkyab, resident of Tse-shey village, Khenleb Sub-district, Serthar County, was arrested by County Public Security Bureau…