i Weekly Tibet News Digest 28 September 2015 | Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Weekly Tibet News Digest 28 September 2015

WEEKLY DIGEST 28 Sept 15 (Click here for pdf version)


  1. Tibet rakes in $3 billion from tourism PTI, The Times of India, September 27, 2015
  2. Hundreds of Tibetan Monks Attend Annual Gathering in Golog RFA, September 25, 2015
  3. A Dozen Tibetans Detained in Sichuan After Reoccupying Grabbed Land RFA, September 24, 2015


  1. Engage in Dialogue with the Dalai Lama, President Obama Urges Chinese President Xi Jinping CTA, September 26, 2015
  2.  His Holiness the Dalai Lama Cancels October U.S. Visit Dalailama.com, September 25, 2015
  3.  10th Session of 15th Tibetan Parliament Concludes CTA, September 25, 2015
  4.  NGO coalition rally at White House to highlight China’s human rights abuses ICT, September 24, 2015
  5.  China’s Human Rights Violation Criticised at UNHRC Session CTA, September 23, 2015


  1. Starbucks and disneyfication of Tibetan culture in Amdo TCHRD, September 26, 2015
  2.  Timid on Tibet by Ellen Bork, World Affairs, September 24, 2015
  3.  EDITORIAL: China needs to grant genuine autonomy to Tibetan people The Asahi Shimbun, September 23, 2015
  4.  Why Tibet Could Be the Best Opportunity for Xi Jinping by Matteo Mecacci, The Huffington Post, September 22, 2015


  1. We are willing to die for Tibet TYC, September 27, 2015


  1.  Written statement submitted by Society for Threatened Peoples, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status
  2.  Oral Statement on Death in detention by Dr. Dawa Tsultrim, Society for Threatened Peoples


  1. The Tibetan Nonviolent Struggle: A Strategic and Historical Analysis by Tenzin Dorjee, published by International Center on Nonviolent Conflict. ISBN is 978-1-943271-02-3.