US lawmakers to introduce Tibetan Refugee Act

Phayul - 28. Červen 2017 - 7:05
During a reception to celebrate the 82nd birthday of the Dalai Lama, the US lawmakers Representative Jim Sensenbrenner and Representative Zoe Lofgren said that they are going to introduce Tibetan Refugee Act in the House tomorrow.
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Surplus funds from the Kalachakra to be used for welfare initiatives

Phayul - 28. Červen 2017 - 6:48
The organizing committee of the 34th Kalachakra today announced that the surplus funds of INR 3,09,48,435 from the religious events held last early this year would be used for welfare initiatives.
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Tibetan rights group calls for immediate release of arbitrarily detained monks

Phayul - 28. Červen 2017 - 6:36
The Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has called on the Chinese authorities to release Gendun Dakpa and Lobsang Sherab who were ‘arbitrarily detained’ and sentenced earlier this month for alleged ‘inciting separatism’ and ‘sharing information with outsiders’.
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Gu Chu Sum Movement condemns China’s ‘social stability’ policy in Tibet

Phayul - 27. Červen 2017 - 6:36
With the situation inside Tibet deteriorating and the number of political prisoners increasing since Xi Jinping took over as China's president, the Gu Chu Sum Movement said it condemn China for its harsh policies while marking the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
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Exile Tibetans mark International Day against Drug abuse

Phayul - 27. Červen 2017 - 6:21
The Department of Health of the exile Tibetan administration in association with Kunphen Center and Dharamshala Tibetan Settlement Office organized an open marathon to raise awareness against growing number of drug abuse in the exile Tibetan community.
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Nobel Committee welcomes Liu Xiaobo’s release

Phayul - 27. Červen 2017 - 5:35
The Norwegian Nobel Committee welcomed release of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, who is out on medical parole to receive treatment for liver cancer.
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Dalai Lama appoints new Gaden Tripa

Phayul - 25. Červen 2017 - 6:24
The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has appointed the new Ganden Tripa or the Holder of Ganden Throne, the highest spiritual leader of the Geluk school of Tibetan Buddhism.
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Senator Feinstein asks China's Global Times to retract its threat to UC San Diego over Dalai Lama invitation

Phayul - 23. Červen 2017 - 5:05
The prominent and influential US Senator from California, Dianne Feinstein, has asked the Chinese government mouthpiece Global Times to retract its editorial threatening the University of Ca
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Forfeit settlement homes and CTA benefits for Indian passport: MEA to Tibetans

Phayul - 23. Červen 2017 - 5:02
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the authority issuing passports in India has mandated Tibetans seeking Indian passports under the Citizen Act of 1955 to forfeit any benefits fro
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Tibetan slits his throat calling for freedom in Tibet's capital

Phayul - 23. Červen 2017 - 4:39
A Tibetan has reportedly died after slitting open his throat near the Jhokhang temple in Lhasa earlier today calling out slogans such as ‘Tibetans don’t have rights and freedom’ and ‘we want freed
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Authorities demolish more dwellings than they agreed at Larung Gar

Phayul - 23. Červen 2017 - 4:27
The Chinese authorities in Serta County have demolished more dwellings at the world’s largest Buddhist Center, Larung Gar, where demolitions have been going on since July last year, the Rad
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Host of Tibet Women Soccer team’s Vancouver trip face unusual scrutiny

Phayul - 23. Červen 2017 - 4:09
After making headlines following their US Visa snub, the invitation from the Vancouver International Soccer Festival seemed like the light at the end of the tunnel. However, the planned trip now seems to be in limbo as the organizer of the festival in which the Tibetan women are to partici
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Tibetan activist Sherab Tsedor passes away

Phayul - 22. Červen 2017 - 14:50
Tibetan activist who had attempted self immolation outside the Chinese Embassy six years ago had breathed his last on Wednesday after suffering a cardiac arre
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Dalai Lama arrives in Minnesota to take part in Starkey’s panel discussion

Phayul - 22. Červen 2017 - 14:47
His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Minnesota yesterday to attend a panel discussion organized by Eden Prairie-based Starkey Hearing Technologies on June 23
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37 US Congressmen urge Trump to appoint special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues

Phayul - 22. Červen 2017 - 3:26
A group of US Congressmen have urged the US President Donald Trump to urgently fill the position of special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues at the US Department of State. “Mr. President, th
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International rights groups call on EU to cancel human rights dialogue with China

Phayul - 21. Červen 2017 - 14:54
A group of seven international rights organization has called on the European Union (EU) to cancel the upcoming human rights dialogue with China on June 22 and 23, urging to suspend the excha
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DoE brings comic figure ‘forgetful uncle pig’ to life for children

Phayul - 21. Červen 2017 - 7:56
The Department of Education (DoE) today launched an animation series of the well-known comic character ‘the forgetful uncle pig’ from the Tibetan children’s literature with a goal to improv
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Dalai Lama arrives in Orange County, meets with members of YPO

Phayul - 20. Červen 2017 - 14:47
The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived at Newport Beach in Orange County, California yesterday. Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and a group of Tibetans with a traditional wel
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China using opaque policy terms to tighten repression in Tibet: HRW

Phayul - 20. Červen 2017 - 14:40
International rights watchdog, Human Rights Watch (HRW) in a report titled ‘Tibet: A Glossary of Repression’ highlights how China is using ‘opaque policy terms’ to tighten repression in
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Dalai Lama assures Tibetans of his ‘excellent health’

Phayul - 19. Červen 2017 - 14:39
The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has assured of his "excellent health" at a special audience he graced for around 700 Tibetans who had gathered in San Diego from various parts of Cali
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