Tibet: Berlin protest sheds light on Tibetan plight – Deutsche Welle de

Tibet Initiative Deutschland talks with DW about the growing number of Tibetan self-immolations and its demonstration in Berlin ahead of German Chancellor Merkel’s trip to Beijing for inter-governmental consultations. DW: What can you tell us about the Tibet Initiative Deutschland’s demonstration in Berlin? Nadine Baumann: We staged a protest in front of the chancellor’s office…

UK: His Holiness the Dalai Lama receives the Templeton Prize for 2012

May 15th 2012 London, UK, 14 May 2012 – His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s first engagement of the day was an interview with Sarah Montague of the BBC which will be broadcast later today and tomorrow. Among the topics they discussed were what His Holiness felt when he heard he’d won the Templeton Prize and…

New Tibetan PM Vows to Continue Pressing China on Autonomy – VOA News

Photo: AP Newly elected PM Lobsang Sangay, left, and outgoing PM Samdhong Rinpoche, center, walk out of the prayer hall at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala, India, August 3, 2011 The newly-elected Tibetan prime minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, says he will use his tenure in office to continue pressing China for negotiations aimed at resolving the…

Dalai Lama Rejects Ceremonial Head of State Role – Voice of America News

Kurt Achin | New Delhi  May 25, 2011 Photo: Reuters Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, gestures to members of the public during his visit to St Brigid’s Church in Kildare, Ireland April 13, 2011   Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has categorically rejected a role as ceremonial head of state for the…