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The Rights of Tibetans

To the Editor The New York Times: I do not wish to respond to the entirety of Nicholas D. Kristof’s Aug. 7 column, “An Olive Branch From the Dalai Lama.” Mr. Kristof himself says that both sides will surely flinch…


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Maoists’ allegation baseless

This refers to a press report of August 2, 2008 in the online version of Times of India citing a report in the Nepal’s Maoists’ mouthpiece Janadisha Daily accusing His Holiness the Dalai Lama of brainwashing Nepalese children. The Maoists,…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 7 August 2008

26 July 2008: Nangchen (Ch: Nangqian) County, Yushul “TAP”, Kham Province (incorporated into the Chinese province of Qinghai) – Four arbitrarily arrested for shouting freedom slogans One person from each household in Drogshog township, Nangchen county, was forced by the…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 1 August 2008

Karze (Ch: Ganzi) County, Karze “TAP”, Kham Province (incorporated into the Chinese province of Sichuan) – A series of peaceful protests still being staged by the youth at the county government office On 17 July, Yonten Gyatso, a 19-year-old nun…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 31 July 2008

June 2008: Lhasa – Some arrested protestors from Lhundup county given sentences Some of the people, who were arrested for participating in protests on 15-16 March at Phenpo Lhundup (Ch: Lingzhi) county, were given arbitrary sentences by the concerned court…