Tibetan Monks

  • China policy caused monk immolations: Dalai Lama 29-10-2011 05:14 PM

    Tokyo: Tibet's exiled Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, pointed to what he called China's "ruthless policy" as prompting the recent deaths of Tibetan monks who set themselves on fire in protest. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate called on Beijing to change its approach to ruling over the Himalayan region. "For...
  • UN asks China to report on missing Tibetan monks 08-06-2011 11:15 PM

    Geneva: A UN human rights panel on Wednesday asked China to disclose the fate and whereabouts of more than 300 Tibetan monks who disappeared after being arrested by the security forces in April. More than 300 monks of the Ngaba Kirti Monastery, located in Ngaba County, Sichuan Province, were allegedly...
  • Tibetan monks studying science in US college 30-12-2010 03:33 PM

    Atlanta: Munching on pizza. Posting on Facebook. Hanging out with friends on weekends. Some of the newest students at Emory University's student body may act like typical college kids, but there's a key difference: They're Tibetan monks sent by the Dalai Lama to the United States to learn science. Wearing...