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Abhishek Madhukar

Dalai Lama calls on Tibetans to remain united as India drifts towards China

31 Mar 2018

DHARAMSALA, INDIA The Dalai Lama called on his people to remain united as the Tibetan community gathered on Saturday in a small hill town to mark 60 years of political asylum in India - although just one federal minister appeared at the event.

Sixty years after fleeing Tibet, refugees in India get passports, not property

22 Jun 2017

DHARAMSALA/NEW DELHI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Event organizer Lobsang Wangyal has to travel overseas often, but as a Tibetan refugee born in India, he did not have a passport and sometimes had to wait days to get the mandatory permits every time he went abroad.

Tibetan monk who died was tortured, says niece who fled China

29 Jul 2016

DHARAMSALA, India The niece of a leading Buddhist monk who died in a Chinese jail has fled to India to tell the world she suspects he was a victim of torture, and disbelieves the official version that he died of a heart attack.

Dalai Lama urges Tibetan unity as political leader sworn in

27 May 2016

DHARAMSALA, India The Dalai Lama urged Tibetans to remain united on Friday, telling an audience gathered for the swearing-in of his exiled people's new leader that they must avoid the schisms that had damaged other religions.

Exiled Tibetans re-elect leader who vows to revive autonomy push

27 Apr 2016

DHARAMSALA, India The political leader of Tibetans in exile, Lobsang Sangay, vowed after being re-elected on Wednesday to convince the international community to renew its interest in his people's plight and back his campaign for China to grant Tibet autonomy.

Exiled Tibetans to elect leader to sustain struggle against China

20 Mar 2016

DHARAMSALA, India Exiled Tibetans across India and overseas started voting on Sunday to elect a political leader for the next five years, in a bid to help sustain their struggle to secure complete autonomy for Chinese-ruled Tibet.

Exiled Tibetans to elect leader to sustain Dalai Lama legacy

18 Mar 2016

DHARAMSALA/NEW DELHI Tens of thousands of exiled Tibetans across India and overseas will vote on Sunday to elect a political leader, hoping the democratic exercise will help sustain their struggle to secure complete autonomy for Chinese-ruled Tibet.

Tibetans say homeland under Chinese occupation, call for autonomy

01 Sep 2015

DHARAMSALA, India Tibet's leadership in exile said on Tuesday its mountain homeland was occupied by China and called for more autonomy, days after Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed an unceasing fight against "separatism" by the Dalai Lama and his followers.

Tibetans say homeland under Chinese occupation, call for autonomy

01 Sep 2015

DHARAMSALA, India Tibet's leadership in exile said on Tuesday its mountain homeland was occupied by China and called for more autonomy, days after Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed an unceasing fight against "separatism" by the Dalai Lama and his followers.

Tibetans say homeland under Chinese occupation, call for autonomy

01 Sep 2015

DHARAMSALA, India, Sept 1 Tibet's leadership in exile said on Tuesday its mountain homeland was occupied by China and called for more autonomy, days after Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed an unceasing fight against "separatism" by the Dalai Lama and his followers.

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