After President Xi Jinping last week gave himself the constitutional power to rule indefinitely, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) points out that more than 50 journalists and bloggers are currently jailed in China – some serving life sentences – and that ten of them could die prematurely as a result of the conditions in which they are held.
Event remembering Tibetan leader's 60 years in exile postponed
Dharamshala — Due to scheduling issues, the event "Remembering March 17, 1959- FROM HOME TO EXILE", has officially been postponed until further notice according the a Central Tibet Administration announcement.
‘Mandala’, a newly launched app dedicated to bringing Buddhist wisdom
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India — Before His Holiness the Dalai Lama went out Monday morning, filmmaker Bharath Subbarao and his wife Soumya introduced him to ‘Mandala’, a newly launched app dedicated to bringing Buddhist wisdom and the best insights of psychology together in a clear and accessible way so that people may apply them in their everyday lives.
Trump ignores human rights issues on maiden visit to China
Dharamshala — On his maiden voyage through Asia, President Trump failed to mention human rights even once, a marked change from years past and indicative to a change in American priorities under Trump.
US state of Wisconsin adopts Tibetan as official minority language
Dharamshala — According to reports from the United States, Tibetan has been officially adopted as a minority language in the state of Wisconsin.
Tibetan Youth in Europe mark Imprisoned Writers Day
Dharamshala - In accordance with Imprisoned Writers Day celebrated internationally on November 15, the Tibetan Youth Association in Europe and the Students Network Tibet held a joint event called Forbidden Words - Jailed Writers in Tibet at the University of Zurich in Switzerland.
Tibetan spiritual leader announces new teachings for 2018
Dharamshala — The office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama has announced a new schedule for January 2018, including two teachings in Bodhgaya, India after the new year.