Tag: Dalai Lama

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 »

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 »

Growing backlash as China turns soft power into sharp tool

     

Australia has launched a scathing attack on China’s efforts to build influence in the Pacific, accusing Beijing of currying favor with the region’s smaller nations by funneling cash into little-used… 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 »

Dalai Lama’s White House highlights China’s ‘insecurity’

     

President Obama met with the Dalai Lama as scheduled on Wednesday, despite objections from the Chinese government. Obama met the Dalai Lama when the latter visited Washington in 2014 and… Read more »

Dalai Lama urges Suu Kyi to address Rohingya tensions

     

  The horrific violence in the Middle East, which in the case of Syria has led to the greatest refugee crisis in a generation, and appalling terrorist attacks — as we were sadly… Read more »