Shakabpa’s Passport Recovered

With a great sense of achievement and elation, Friends of Tibet (INDIA) releases the information that the passport used by Tsepon Shakabpa Wangchuk Dedhen during independent Tibet, has been recovered after many years of missing

Tibet’s nowhere people battle tough life in India

Jampa Norgay is 10 years old, an age at which he should be in school. But the curly-haired boy has just spent a month trekking through treacherous snowy mountains and thick forests to escape from Tibet.

Illiteracy in Tibet “horrendous” says UN Expert

Ms. Katarina Tomasevski, the UN expert on education told the 60th session of the UN Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR), that the illiteracy situation in Tibet was “horrendous” and lacking far behind in comparison with the situation in China.

Democracy Dalai-Style, at Dharamsala

While the Parliament of India is dissolved, another Parliament in the north of the country is busy with its budget session. Located in a one-storey building in McLeodganj, this is the 46-member Tibetan Parliament-in-exile (Assembly of Tibetan People’s Deputies).

Human rights in the People’s Republic of China

Mr. Chairman, I am delivering this statement on behalf of the Society for Threatened Peoples. China has been trying to compromise the issue of human rights with the international community by releasing a few

In being a Tibetan

Forty-four years since….. the Tibetan community survives as best it can without actually giving in to outside cultural influences, argues Keith Fernandes as he glances through the lenses of Tenzin Choklay’s documentary

Tibetan magician

The Tibetan Alliance of Chicago is pleased to announce that we have a professional Tibetan magician in our community in Chicago. The name of the magician is Mr. Tashi Gyatso, from Amdo region of Tibet.

Awakening to the Medicine Buddha

A story, a meditation practice and a way of understanding healing, the Medicine Buddha has been used for centuries by Tibetan physicians to maintain their own health and aid healing in others.