Chinese officials release over 100 detainees, hold 3 in custody

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Oct. 13: Chinese officials who had detained about 121 Tibetans in the last two months have reportedly released all except three Tibetans who still remain in custody after the mass arrests in Dza Wonpo. Local authorities released over 100 detainees between Sept. 23 to Sept. 27 after ordering them to strictly […]

Opinion: The Tibetan love affair with football

By Tenzing Dhamdul There are a few phenomena and events that galvanises the Tibetan community and Tibetans, bringing out personal opinions, and making them go beyond being a sheep. The Dalai Lama is one. Tibet and China relations is another. The Tibetan election is what we have been witnessing for the past year. And lo […]

Sikyong withdraws pending nomination for Cabinet, parliament concludes session

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Oct. 13: The first session of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (TPiE) that went on for two days concluded on Tuesday after four months of internal rift that prevented two consecutive sessions. The Kashag’s attempt to secure seats for the remaining members of the cabinet was stalled as 19 MPs staged a walk-out […]