Sweater Sellers Meet

As announced in Tibet Times and Chitsog Melong, the representatives of the various Tibetan sweater sellers’ communities in India have gathered for a meeting in Ludhiana, the north Indian town famous for hosiery goods, after the hike in sales tax last year.

The Beastie Boys to play Taipei, and bring a message

No, we’re not kidding, the Beastie Boys are really coming to Taipei. This month. And Tibetans get in free. The world’s most famous hip-hop trio will perform outdoors in Taipei on Sunday, April 20 in a 12,000 seat capacity arena at the Sungshan Cigarette Factory

Candlelights For Peace

Wrapped in a crimson robe, his smooth face glowing from a candle, the venerable Tenzin Gephel and three other Tibetan monks led a crowd of about 250 on a peace walk through the University of Connecticut campus Thursday night.

Candlelights For Peace

The venerable Tenzin Gephel, left, Lobsang Gyaltsen, center, and Lobsang Sopa, lead a candlelight walk and vigil on the campus of the University of Connecticut Thursday evening. The three monks are from the Namgyal Monastery in Ithaca, N.Y. Students and peace activists said they were not pro- or anti-war, just pro-peace.

Senator Moynihan: “Great Friend of the Tibetan People”

With the death on March 26, 2003, of former U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan at age 76, the Tibetan people lost a good and steadfast friend. “Senator Moynihan was a great friend of the Tibetan people and during his tenure on the Foreign Relations Committee expressed his support