2015

Coinciding with the International Human Rights Day, on the 10th of December, the Tibetan Community of Switzerland & Liechtenstein (TCSL) led a peace march in Geneva and staged a peaceful demonstration in front of the UN offices in Geneva to protest over poor human rights situation in Tibet.

The sources here said that on October 30 at about 11.30 pm, Tibetan youth Tsultrim Chokden, was going home along with his girl friend after having dinner at a hotel in McLeodganj. The couple was walking down the lane on the McLeodganj-Bhagsunag road when three local youth

Tibet needs to be on the agenda at the upcoming United Nations Climate talks (COP21) according to the Central Tibetan Administration. In the lead up to COP21, the Central Tibetan Administration is calling on world leaders to take urgent action on climate change starting with a strong global climate agreement in Paris.

The Society for Threatened People and Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, NGO-ECOSOC status for the UN, yesterday, jointly sponsored and organised a side event on “Tibetan Political Prisoners and Deaths in Custody” with three panelists.

The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has flayed the claims of the Chinese government that Tibet has entered its "golden age." In press release issued here today, the CTA has maintained that on September 6, the People’s Republic of China

China vowed to fight the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, at a grand ceremony on Tuesday (Sept. 8) celebrating the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Tibet Autonomous Region.

05.09.2015:Over 500 Tibetans and friends gathered at the Rikon School Hall to mark the 55th anniversary of the Tibetan Democracy Day. On this occasion 55 years ago, first elected Tibetan people’s representatives took their oath of office, forming for the first time Tibetan democratic government in exile

A Tibetan woman died early Friday, a day after she set herself ablaze in northwest China’s Gansu province in an apparent protest against the demolition of her home by police and officials, sources inside and outside the region said.

In few places are the tensions so palpable, or the resistance so stubborn, as in Aba, known as Ngaba in Tibetan. With only 65,000 people, Aba has been an outsized source of trouble for the Chinese Communist Party for almost as long as the party has

Police in southwestern China’s Sichuan province detained a young Tibetan man this week after he launched a brief protest in a public square, calling out for Tibetan freedom and the return of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, sources said.

New Delhi — Addressing a conference in New Delhi, focusing the rivers that flow into the sub-continent from Tibet, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay said "the lives of billions of people living in Asia are at risk as China builds large scale damming of the rivers in Tibet" which provide fresh water to downstream Asian nations.

tibetswiss.ch, 01.08.2015 - Organized by the Tibetan Community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein (TGSL) on 31.07.2015 in the Tibet Institute the celebrations for the 30th anniversary of the Kalachakra in 1985 in Rikon in 1985, took place.

tibetswiss.ch, 01.08.2015 - Organised by the TGSL, VTJE and TFOS, a rally was held on 07.31.2015 with over 350 participants in Geneva at the UN headquarters.

Yesterday, on 17th July, About 800 people in Switzerland staged a protest in front of the Chinese consulate.

As the the 14th Dalai Lama, who has been in exile in India since 1959, marked his 80th birthday on July 6, Tibet’s future looks more uncertain than ever. During his reign, the current Dalai Lama has seen his homeland — the world’s largest and highest plateau — lose its independence to China. Once he dies, China is likely to instal a puppet as his successor, potentially eroding the institution. source: gulfnews.com

On 7th July, the final day of official celebrations of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday in Orange County, California, representatives of the Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama (OHHDL) invited the International Shugden Community (ISC) to meet and explain what they are accusing His Holiness of lying about.

The cause of death was not clear, Geshe Nyima said, adding that authorities had notified Tenzin Delek's sisters on Sunday but did not elaborate on the circumstances of his death.

A Buddhist monk reportedly set himself alight on Thursday, July 9, in the Kyegudo county of eastern Tibet, according to exile sources.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday expressed deep concern about the human rights implications of a new Law on National Security adopted by China on 1 July.

DHARAMSHALA: Thousands of Tibetans, local Indians and foreigners touched by the message of peace and compassion that His Holiness espouses assembled at Tsuklakhang, the main Tibetan temple in Mcleod Ganj, to join the official celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday.

On July 6th, Tibetan Community in Switzerland & Liechtenstein (TCSL) organized a religious ceremony on the occasion of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday at Rikon Tibet Institute.

Tibetan Community in Switzerland & Liechtenstein celebrated His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s 80th Birthday.

On 23 June, a new video has surfaced on internet in which a former senior member of Shugden gives details of its links with Chinese government agents. This explains the easy access to fund to organize protests against the Dalai Lama across different continents.

The fifteenth lunar day of Saka Dawa (the holiest day of Buddhism) saw arround 200 people gather for a religious ceremony organized by the Tibetan Community in Switzerland & Liechtenstein (TCSL) at Rikon Tibet Institute. 

A prayer service held at Rikon organized together by section Rikon, section Turbenthal and Mani-Tsokpa. The service was presided over by Thupten Legmon, the abbot of Rikon Tibet institute.

DHARAMSHALA: Showing no respite in the spate of self-immolation protests against the Chinese government, a 36-year-old Tibetan woman died after setting herself on fire on Wednesday, 27 May.

Over 200 Tibetans and Swiss held a peaceful protest outside the Chinese  consulate in Zürich responding to a special call from the Central Tibetan Administration for a immediate release of Penchen Lama

This time prayer also aimed for the victims of recent tragic disaster in Nepal, Tibet & India. To all sentient beings who lost life due to series of earthquake and to those who are sufferings as a result of it. Also to all Tibetans who has sacrificed their lives for the cause of Tibet.

The handing over of the responsibilities of the outgoing executive members of the 15th STLS to the newly appointed members on 11.04.2015

He was the second Tibetan to self-immolate this month, becoming the 138th Tibetan since 2009 to self immolate in protest against the Chinese government’s repressive polices and intensive grip over Tibet.

The Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Liechtenstein (TCSL) commemorated the 56th anniversary of the Tibetan peoples uprising day in Zurich city

On 21st February 2015, the Tibetan community in Lausanne has organized a cultural program with traditional food. The objective of this activity is to create awareness about Tibet and Tibetan to the European people.

The second day of teachings began at 8 a.m with the teachings on the text of the Buddha of Compassion follwed by Avalokiteshvara Initiation ( Chenresig Jigten Wangchuk Wang)

Undeterred by the freezing minus winter temperature, Thousands of Tibetans, non-Tibetans from all walks of life flocked to the venue of His Holiness, First day teaching’s program at St. Jakobshalle.

At the invitation of the Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Liechtenstein, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama arrived this morning at 08.00am at the Zürich airport.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the seventh most admired man in the world, according to a new poll conducted by YouGov, an international Internet based market research firm.

Following an invitation by the Tibetan Community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein (TCSL), His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit Basle from February 7-8, 2015.