Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Thu 23, May 2019 04:58 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
No meeting was agreed upon between the Dalai Lama and Xi-Jinping in 2014: Dalai Lama's Office
India may have exercised legitimate concern in preventing Dalai Lama-Xi Jinping meet: Ex intelligence official
Video: Day two of His Holiness' interaction with Vietnamese group
CTA staff top the 2020 TSP final selection
Video: Day one of His Holiness' meeting with Vietnamese Group
No takers for 2019 Miss Tibet crown
US Ambassador to China visits Tibet after four years
His Holiness reiterates confidence to live past 110 years
Terror attacks possible on Buddha Purnima, warns Indian intelligence
Xi Jinping agreed to meet the Dalai Lama, reveals book by noted Indian journalist
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is being escorted to the teaching site at Tsuglakhang temple, May 13, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
More than a thousand Tibetans, Uyghurs and supporters protest in Paris to denounce China's repression in Tibet. Xi Jinping will be on an official visit to France from Monday. Under a canopy of flags with snow lions, protesters marched from the Trocadero Human Rights Square to the Peace Wall at the other end of the Champ de Mars. 25 March 2019. Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal
His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives at Theckchen Choeling temple on the second day of his teachings, McLeod Ganj, Feb. 20, 2019 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
Dalai Lama recieves award in Germany
Phayul[Wednesday, February 11, 2009 11:50]
Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama (C), is congratulated by Karlheinz Koegel (L), chief of German Media Research Group, and Hesse state Premier Roland Koch (R) after he was honoured with the 2008 German media award during a ceremony in Baden Baden February 10, 2009.REUTERS/Vincent Kessler (GERMANY)
Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama (C), is congratulated by Karlheinz Koegel (L), chief of German Media Research Group, and Hesse state Premier Roland Koch (R) after he was honoured with the 2008 German media award during a ceremony in Baden Baden February 10, 2009.REUTERS/Vincent Kessler (GERMANY)
Dharamsala, Feb. 11, 2009 - "When narrow-minded Chinese officials portray Tibetan beliefs and our cultural heritage as a threat, the Tibetan people hear a death sentence," 73 year old Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama said yesterday. His Holiness, who is on his first trip abroad this year, was speaking in the German city of Baden Baden where he received the German Media award.

The award is presented by German audience research company, Media Control.

The Tibetan leader reiterated that the Tibetans were not seeking separation from China but a genuine autonomy for the Himalayan region.

"We are not a threat, but an asset to China," he said at the award ceremony attended by 600 German business and media celebrities.

Roland Koch, premier of the German state of Hesse and a supporter of the Dalai Lama, said, "One of the biggest mistakes of the Chinese government is to believe that the death of the Dalai Lama will provide an opportunity to pacify the Tibetan people.

"The exact opposite is true," he said.

Karlheinz Koegel, Media Control's chief, said the German Media Prize was awarded to the Dalai Lama for winning worldwide awareness.

China routinely brands the Dalai Lama as a "splittist", or separatist, seeking separation of Tibet from “mainland” China. The Dalai Lama regularly says he is only seeking greater autonomy, not outright independence for the Himalayan region.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Situation "very tense", unrest possible in Tibet: Dalai Lama
Economics 'masking China rights record'
76 sentenced over Lhasa “riot”: China report
China blames Dalai Lama for anticipated unrest
Dalai Lama recieves award in Germany
Venice honours Dalai Lama
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2019 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement