Tibetan New Year gatherings banned in Lhasa to check Coronavirus spread

By Tenzin Dharpo   DHARAMSHALA, Feb. 11: Celebrations of the Tibetan new year or Losar will have to be curtailed after Chinese authorities said “large-scale traditional religious activities” will be banned in occupied Tibet’s Tibetan Autonomous Region’s (TAR) capital Lhasa to check the outbreak of the Novel CoronaVirus (nCoV-2019).   Chinese state media Xinhua on February […]

Tibetan monk released after two years of imprisonment

By Choekyi Lhamo   DHARAMSHALA, FEB 10: A Tibetan monk Choechok from the Dza Wonpo Gaden Shedrub Dhargyaling monastery from Kardze has been released after two years of imprisonment on Thursday, reported Tibet Express. A source in exile has confirmed that the former prisoner was released by the Chinese authorities. Choechok was arrested on Dec […]