» 07/06/2010, 00.00
TIBET – INDIA – CHINA
Dalai Lama’s birthday amid celebrations and repression
The Buddhist spiritual leader is 75-year-old today. Contrary to rumours that said he was ill, the Dalai Lama met the faithful gathered in front of his monastery. Speaking to AsiaNews, Tibet’s prime minister-in-exile calls on Pope Benedict to pray for his people, adding that Beijing fears the Dalai Lama, which is why it is oppressing Tibet.
09/04/2008 TIBET – INDIA – CHINA
Tibetan exiles’ “return march’ reaches New Delhi
The march had been stopped by Indian police who held marchers for days. In the Indian capital they are now waiting for the Olympic torch scheduled to arrive on 17 April so that they can take the world’s conscience by storm with their peaceful protests.
21/03/2016 18:38:00 TIBET – INDIA – CHINA
Tibetan elections in exile go off with some hitches
The Tibetan diaspora voted for a new parliament and head of government. Two were running for the top government job, including the incumbent and a former parliamentary speaker. Almost 90,000 Tibetans took part in the process in more than ten countries. However, some have criticised the process, and the exclusion of those who "have no money to spend." Mystery still surrounds the vote of Tibetans in Chinese provinces.
07/08/2008 INDIA – TIBET – CHINA
Tibetans involved in non-stop protests but Dalai Lama sends his best wishes for Olympics
Thousands meet for a series of initiatives. Many are still concerned that nothing may change. Indian police detain 56 Tibetans who wanted to cross the border. Dalai Lama sends his prayers and wishes for the success of the Olympics, a great event for China.
17/03/2008 TIBET – CHINA – INDIA
“Helpless” in the face of Chinese aggression
This is how the Dalai Lama describes himself and his people. At midnight tonight (Lhasa time), Beijing’s ultimatum expires. A pro-Tibet activist talks about the grave situation. He appeals to the international community. India shows excessive prudence.
21/04/2008 INDIA – TIBET
Amid threats from Delhi and Kathmandu, the ‘Return March to Tibet’ is back on the road
More than 250 Tibetans in exile are marching towards the Tibetan border despite threats by Nepal that it would shoot at anyone who jeopardised the torch relay in the Himalaya. A Tibetan activist warns Nepal that it might end up like Tibet.
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