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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 27 Jun 2008

22 June 2008: Amdo (incorporated into Chinese province of Qinghai) -A monk of Drepung monastery died from torture in a prison Jigme Phuntsok, a 22-year monk from Drepung monastery, died from torture in a prison located in Amdo on June…



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What Tibetans Want

by Tsering Topgyal On April 25, China offered to hold “contact and consultation with Dalai Lama’s private representative.” Western governments heaved a collective sigh of relief. The 2008 U.S.-EU Summit declaration, for instance, welcomed China’s gesture, calling for a “results-orientated…


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Tibetans mark Birthday of His Eminence Gyalwang Karmapa

Gyalwang Karmapa at 24th Kagyu Monlam in Bodhgaya Thursday 26 June: Tibetan Buddhists living in Dharamshala celebrated the 23rd birthday of His Eminence the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, head of the Karma Kagyud tradition. Karma Kagyud is one…