• The Flame in Delhi Paid Member

    Remember that Tibetans tried to storm the Chinese embassy here in March. Security will be tight. India's relations with China are fragile enough already. More »
  • Burma Peace Walk; Donna Karan's Urban Zen Paid Member

    Here's a collection of links on the recent Burma Peace Walk and other Buddhist activities in the Bay Area, courtesy of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship: ABC7 Local Network Coverage: Monks march through Golden Gate KRON 4 NEWS Video: Burmese Monks and Supporters Walk Across Golden Gate Bridge htt More »
  • Tibet Links, April 14, 2008 Paid Member

    Nine monks arrested for allegedly planting a bomb: China has arrested nine monks for a bomb attack on a government building in Tibet last month, an official said yesterday. Tibetan support groups warned that it was impossible to verify the claims because the authorities do not allow independent observers into the region. The state-run Xinhua news agency alleged that the monks from the Tongxia monastery - around 850 miles east of Lhasa - fled after their homemade bomb exploded in Gyanbe township but later confessed to planting it. More »
  • More on, what else? The torch Paid Member

    The U.S. has hurt China's feelings again: An indignant China said Friday the U.S. "seriously hurt the feelings of the Chinese people" when Congress passed a resolution calling on Beijing to stop cracking down on Tibetan dissent and talk to the Dalai Lama. Athletes who show support for Tibet may be expelled from the Olympics for engaging in "propaganda", according to the Times of London. More »
  • The Games Must Go On - DL Paid Member

    The Dalai Lama on the '08 Games: The Dalai Lama said Thursday that he supported Beijing’s hosting of the Summer Olympics, but he insisted that pro-Tibet demonstrators had the right to voice their opinions during the international torch relay as long as they refrained from violence. Tomorrow morning he'll speak to Ann Curry on NBC's Today Show. [Photo: Dai Kurokawa/European Pressphoto Agency] More »
  • More connections with 1936 Paid Member

    Every day brings more bad news for the beleaguered torch. Now they're saying the first torch relay was in -- you guessed it -- 1936. Gordon Brown, Britain's Prime Minister, won't attend the opening ceremonies, and Bush is said to be weighing the same thing. More »