Category: Tibet

Maintaining the legacy of an ‘extraordinary champion’ for ‘Tibet

     

Lodi Gyari, the Dalai Lama’s right-hand diplomat who led rare negotiations with China that proved frustrating and fruitless, was effectively a foreign minister for the Tibetan spiritual leader and became… Read more »

Lodi Gyari Rinpoche, Dalai Lama’s former Special Envoy, passes away

     

Lodi Gyari Rinpoche, the former special envoy for His Holiness the Dalai Lama, passed away in the early hours of Monday morning in San Francisco at the age of 69…. Read more »

Tibet ‘From All Angles’

     

Tibet remains one of the most sensitive issues in U.S.-China relations, according to the Congressional-Executive Commission on China: Inside Tibet and Tibetan autonomous areas, Chinese officials have increased restrictions on… Read more »

China’s ‘sharp power’ obscures ‘cultural genocide’ in Tibet

     

China’s growing power projection in the fields of media, education, and political values and ideas is sometimes called soft-power. But a study of rising authoritarian influence, released today by the… Read more »

Richard Gere ‘blacklisted’ in Hollywood because Free Tibet views offend China

     

Richard Gere says he’s become untouchable among Hollywood’s big studio projects, because his pro-Tibet views threaten a film’s success in the ever-lucrative Chinese market, reports suggest: A prominent advocate for… Read more »

Havel’s legacy is timeless, Dalai Lama tells Forum 2000

     

About 1000 people, some of them carrying Tibetan flags or posters reading Free Tibet, came to Prague’s Hradcany Square to welcome the Dalai Lama, who arrived to attend the 20th… Read more »

China’s Lhasa Consensus ‘can’t hide the rot underneath’

     

  China last week held a two-day Tibet Development Forum in Lhasa attended by 130 people from 30 countries and organized by the Communist Party’s Propaganda Department, VOA’s Yeshi Dorje… Read more »