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Family Of Tibetan Self-Immolation Protestor Denies Chinese Allegations

AP | DIDI TANG and ISOLDA MORILLO | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

GANNAN PREFECTURE, China -- GANNAN PREFECTURE, China (AP) — Soon after Sangay Gyatso lit himself on fire and burned to death in one of China's ethni...

Tibet: Tensions High As Uprising Anniversary Approaches

AP | ANITA CHANG and DIKKY SINN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — Tensions are high in Tibet's capital and paramilitary police are out in force, Hong Kong tourists reported Friday, while Chinese autho...

Wanna Check out Buddhism? Top 10 Buddhist Teachers Living in America.

Waylon Lewis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Waylon Lewis

Get thee to an eco meditation cushion, if only for a few minutes each morning before the day's madness ensues, and if you need a jump-start of inspiration or a little training, check out one of these Buddhist teachers.

Arrested in Tibet: A Young American's Journey of Fear

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Novick

In a Tibetan stall, Wen asked the price of something in Chinese. The shopkeeper ignored her, and then muttered bitterly in English, "No good Chinese." She wanted to find out what lay at the root of that sentiment.

Guilty of Being Tibetan: Scenes from a Lhasa Prison

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Novick

"Before, this was the best place, but now it's like a prison." This is how one young Tibetan man describes life in Lhasa these days in an interview that was smuggled out of Tibet.

Leaking State Secrets: Beijing Finds Nothing Noble in Speaking Out on Human Rights

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Novick

Tenzin Norgay has been following reports of human rights violations coming out of Tibet for over six years now. The hardest part, he says, is the unrealistic hopes of those helping: "Everybody expects things to change overnight."

Tibetan Monks Sealed in Monastery in Sichuan Request Permission to Pray for Chinese Quake Victims

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Novick

Since March, the monks of Kirti have not been allowed to conduct their usual Buddhist rituals, but on May 15th, they received special permission to make an exception.