February 2014

Tibetan Parliamentarian speaks at the prestigious 6th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with President Obama this morning at the White House. This was the third meeting between the Tibetan spiritual leader and the sitting American President. The earlier two meetings, also in the White House, took place on February 18th 2010 and July 16th 2011.

A Tibetan man sets himself on fire Thursday evening near the Kirti Monastery of Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan province.

In the first self-immolation protest to take place this year in Tibet or Tibetan regions, a 27 year old man named Phagmo Samdrub set fire to himself on Wednesday at 9:30 pm local time.