Special Interview with the President of Tibet’s government-in-exile

A special interview with Honourable Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay, President of the Central Tibetan Administration in India. Dr Sangay was re-elected during the recent election and he is currently serving his second five-year term in the office. During his six-day official visit to the UK from 29th October to 3rd November 2016, the Londonney Tibetan… Continue reading Special Interview with the President of Tibet’s government-in-exile

General Election 2015: How do immigrants from Britain’s smallest minorities feel about one of the hottest issues affecting the polls?

The immigration debate has fixated on hotspots such as Eastern Europe. So how do new arrivals from Tibet, Tristan da Cunha and other countries feel when they land on these shores? Simon Hemelryk Saturday 2 May 2015 20:00 Tsering Passang, Tibetan Charity sponsorship co-ordinator, 39. Now in Bexley, Passang has lived in Britain since 1996… Continue reading General Election 2015: How do immigrants from Britain’s smallest minorities feel about one of the hottest issues affecting the polls?

‘Tibetans Helping Tibetans’ Initiative Launched at London Imperial Hotel

The Tibetan Refugee Charitable Trust was founded by a small dedicated members and supporters of Tibetan community in Britain in 1986. Ever since its founding, the Tibetan Refugee Charitable Trust has been focussing its work primarily in the field of education for Tibetan refugees. The Trust is being managed by successive elected members of Tibetan… Continue reading ‘Tibetans Helping Tibetans’ Initiative Launched at London Imperial Hotel

Briton Radio Broadcaster Remembered for Service in Tibet

Briton Radio Broadcaster Remembered for Service in Tibet (28 September 2013, London) Sir Robert Ford, who was serving the Tibetan Government when Communist Chinese forces began their invasion, died in London on 20th September 2013 at the age of 90. The Englishman was working as a radio officer in Kham for the government of Tibet… Continue reading Briton Radio Broadcaster Remembered for Service in Tibet

OBITUARY: ROBERT FORD (1923-2013)

OBITUARY: ROBERT FORD (1923-2013) By Tenzin Zega (UK) The only Inji to serve as an employee of an independent Tibetan government, we Tibetans owe an immense sense of gratitude to Robert Ford (or “Phodo” as he was called in Tibet) who died on Friday morning, the 20th of September, at the age of 90. He was… Continue reading OBITUARY: ROBERT FORD (1923-2013)

Yak brings Tibet message to London on his bike

Yak brings Tibet message to London on his bike A Tibetan nomad completes his solo cycling tour of 13 European countries – covering over 5000 miles, and then leaves for Japan to further his mission to highlight China’s abuse of human rights in his homelands. London, 13 August 2013: He is 42, father of two young teenagers.… Continue reading Yak brings Tibet message to London on his bike

Signs of the Dalai Lama: Is China’s Tibet Policy Changing?

By Hannah Beech @TIMEWorldJuly 02, 2013Can he be seen or not? Last week, different organizations that follow Tibet, including Radio Free Asia, reported that in certain Tibetan regions, local authorities appeared to be allowing images of the Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, to be openly venerated for religious purposes. The seeming policy shift in parts of Sichuan and Qinghai… Continue reading Signs of the Dalai Lama: Is China’s Tibet Policy Changing?

British MP condemns China’s human rights abuses in Tibet

Teresa condemns China's human rights abuses in Tibet  and raises concerns about the Panchen Lama on his 24th Birthday April 25, 2013 by Teresa Pearce MP Teresa yesterday met with Tsering Passang, a member of Tibetan Community in Britain, to discuss his concerns about China’s continued human rights abuses in Tibet. Mr Passang explained that the situation in Tibet… Continue reading British MP condemns China’s human rights abuses in Tibet