Woeser dedicates ‘Courage’ award to Tibetan self-immolators

Beijing based Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser has dedicated her International Women’s Courage Award to Tibetan self-immolators, numbering over 100, who have set themselves on fire protesting China’s occupation. Writing to Phayul, Woeser, who is currently under house arrest

A packed year ahead for the Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who will be turning 78 this year, has a packed schedule ahead of him in 2013. According to his official website, the Dalai Lama, in the first nine months of the year will be traveling across three continents

China jail Tibetan self-immolator’s uncle

An uncle of a Tibetan self-immolator has been sentenced to 15 months in jail for his “crime” of carrying a photo of his nephew during the latter’s funeral procession in Rebkong, eastern Tibet. After a month-long detention