March 2012

March 30, 2012 3:09 pmHis Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader whose long-standing engagement with multiple dimensions of science and with people far beyond his own religious traditions has made him an incomparable global voice for universal ethics, nonviolence, and harmony among world religions, has won the 2012 Templeton Prize.

March 30, 2012 3:09 pmHis Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader whose long-standing engagement with multiple dimensions of science and with people far beyond his own religious traditions has made him an incomparable global voice for universal ethics, nonviolence, and harmony among world religions, has won the 2012 Templeton Prize.

New Delhi, March 26: A Tibetan protester lit himself on fire at a demonstration Monday in the Indian capital ahead of a visit by China's president.

A workshop on Tibet was organized in Brig on the 16th of March 2012 by Nyima Rinzin, Berchtold Markus and Schmidhadlter. The workshop is a first in the southern Swiss city of Brig.

DHARAMSHALA: Australia’s Ambassador to China is seeking Beijing’s permission to visit Tibet to investigate why a growing number of Tibetans are setting themselves on fire, Australian Associated Press (AAP) reported.

During His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s two days teaching in Milan on 27-28 June 2012, Tibetans holding valid and updated green book can register on the discount on their tickets for the teachings. Kindly visit the website

Dharamshala, March 17: In the latest report of self-immolation protest coming from Tibet, a Tibetan man is said to have burned himself to death earlier today in an apparent anti-China protest.

The Tibet Express: Beijing, March 17: A 20-year-old Tibetan monk in western China has become the latest to set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule, Tibetan exiles said.

On the 53rd anniversary of Tibetan Women’s Uprising day, the Tibetan Women’s Association chapter of Switzerland organized a rally in the northern Swiss city of Zurich. Around 300 Tibetans and supporters took part part in the protest rally to highlight the dire situation in Tibet.

Around 2500 Tibetans and supporters of Tibet from Switzerland and Liechtenstein gathered in the Swiss city of Bern to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of Tibetan uprising day. Starting from Helvetia Platz in Bern

The 53rd anniversary of the 1959 10th March Tibetan National Uprising is being commemorated under the dark shadows of 25 Tibetans driven to self-immolation,

Today, on the 53rd anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day and the fourth anniversary of the 2008 mass protests in Tibet, I offer tribute to the brave people who have sacrificed so much for Tibet. Despite fifty-three years of occupation by the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the Tibetan spirit and identity inside Tibet remains unbroken.

"The human rights situation in Tibet is becoming critical. Since February 2011, twenty-six Tibetans – monks, students, and women – have set themselves on fire in protest of the on-going repressions and denial of the basic rights of the Tibetan people including freedom of religion", said Laima Andrikienė MEP who has been attending the 19th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

DHARAMSHALA, March 7: Chinese authorities in Machu, eastern Tibet have set a precondition for the release of Tsering Kyi’s body to her family according to sources in exile.Tsering Kyi‘s body has been lying in the custody of local police after she passed away

GENEVA, 6 March: The UN Special Rapporteur right to food Mr. Olivier De Schutter this afternoon challenged China’s forced resettlement policy in Tibet during the interactive debate at the UN Human Rights Council 19th Session in Geneva.

DUBLIN, 1 March: Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay, was awarded the Gold Medal of the College Historical Society of Trinity College Dublin for Outstanding Contribution to Public Discourse by the Auditor of the Society, Ms Ursula Ni Choill.

DUBLIN, 1 March: Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay, was awarded the Gold Medal of the College Historical Society of Trinity College Dublin for Outstanding Contribution to Public Discourse by the Auditor of the Society, Ms Ursula Ni Choill.

2 March, Geneva: Ms. Maria Otero, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights addressed the 19th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva this morning.Expressing US Government’s grave concern at the current situation in Tibet, Ms. Otero said,