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.
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
The Beastie Boys, a hip-hop group with a message of Tibetan independence. (PHOTO: TAIWAN ROCK ALLIANCE)
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.
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.
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This afternoon, Takna Jigme Sangpo, a Tibetan who spend 37 years of imprisonment under Chinese rule in Tibet, testified at the 59th session of the UN Coommission on Human Rights, when the meeting was discussing human rights sitautions around the world.
One of the Tibet’s most defiant and prominent political prisoners, Ngawang Sangdrol, says that she is lucky to be released from the Drapche prison in Lhasa, Tibet’s capital, and to arrive in the Untied States, a land of freedom. She says, “I really feel free now.”
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
His Holiness the Dalai Lama with Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan