Supporters of the 83-year-old peace icon chanted and prayed at the Buddhist shrine in mountainous Dharamsala, where the Dalai Lama established a government-in-exile
after fleeing a deadly Chinese crackdown in Tibet in 1959.
Summary: Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Jan 29 (ANI): The Tibetan government-in-exile
has demanded the unconditional release of Tibetan activist Tashi Wangchuk, who is reportedly in a jail in China for the last three years.
A Tibetan woman in western China's Sichuan Province has burned herself to death in protest against Chinese rule in Tibet, the Tibetan government-in-exile
Lobsang Sangay, who was elected head of Tibet's government-in-exile
last month, will take the place of the Dalai Lama as "head of state," said Lobsang Choedak.
THE Dalai Lama is to step down as the political leader of Tibet's government-in-exile
New Delhi, March 11 -- As the Dalai Lama announced his intention to retire from active politics, the Tibetan government-in-exile
on Thursday said the spiritual leader's decision could undermine its legitimacy and indicated that the transition process cannot take place immediately.
THE Tibetan government-in-exile
has asked for a temporary halt to protests against China as the country grapples with the aftermath of an earthquake that has killed 40,000 and left millions homeless.
Several members of Congress, including Tom Lantos (D-Calif.) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), want to provide material assistance and support for the MEK as a presumptive government-in-exile
for a liberated Iran.
"If nuclear weapons were to be deployed in Tibetan Autonomous Region, it could irritate (neighboring) India," Ishihara said after meeting with the foreign minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile
, Tsewang Choegya Tethong.
A few days later, a statement was issued by the Tibetan government-in-exile
strictly forbidding departments and monasteries under government control from propitiating Shugden.
The conference took place in Dharamsala, India, the headquarters of the Dalai Lama and his Tibetan Government-in-Exile
. The story surrounding the selection of the Panchen Lama is a fascinating one--full of political intrigue, mystical ritual omens, visions, chants, dreams, divinations, and claims by the People's Republic of China (PRC) that it is more "religiously correct" and faithful to Tibetan Buddhism than is the Dalai Lama.
For the past many years the Tibetan government-in-exile
and the Tibetan people have been celebrating the Democracy day for the past 53 years.