July 2012

The flame of truth relay organised by the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (TPiE) reached Dharamsala yesterday.

On the weekend of July 14th/15th, 2012 the Tibetan community section Glarus organized the yearly Geschön Drelam Event in Linthal.

Lobsang Lozin, 18, set himself on fire at around 12 noon near his monastery’s main prayer hall and began walking towards the local Chinese office in flames before falling down.

Among other guests, Minister for the Department of Religion and Culture of Central Tibetan Administration, Mr. Pema chhinjor la participated in the festivity. Mr. Balthasar Glatti, Swiss Parliamentarian and Mr Mario Fehr, member of Swiss Regional Government also addressed the celebration.

On the occasion of the 77th birthday of the 14th Dalai Lama, the Tibetan Community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein organized as every year the birthday event in the Rikon monastery.