Hey isn’t that… Actor Richard Gere dining with the team from the International Campaign for Tibet at Rasika in Penn Quarter on Tuesday night? Chairman of the nonprofit group since 1995, Gere is one of Hollywood’s most recognizable Buddhists (a celebuddhist?). The actor’s had a prime spot in the Dalai Lama’s entourage (yes, he has one) since […]
The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) just released breaking news on its Facebook page that President Barack Obama will meet with His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Friday, February 21 at 10am in the White House map room. The ICT summarized the positive elements of the White House statement, that it “expresses support for the […]
- Richard Gere at Rasika Tuesday night. Gere, chairman of the International Campaign for Tibet, was in town for the nonprofit’s dinner at the Penn Quarter restaurant. The group sampled a variety of dishes, including chicken biryani, tandoori lamb chops, black cod, palak chat, malai palak and the dal makhani. More Hey, isn’t that.. […]
The International Campaign for Tibet reports that "Two Tibetan monks were shot in the head and several others seriously injured after Chinese police opened fire at a crowd gathered to peacefully celebrate the 78th birthday of the Dalai Lama in Nyitso, Tawu, eastern Tibet, on Saturday (July 6)."
Eventually, all campaigns and cultures seem to converge on the same South Korean music video hit. International Tibet NetworkandStudents for a Free Tibetexplain this Gangnam Style parody, which is apparently laced with references to Tibet's effort to achieve independence from China. Show More Summary
You’ve probably heard that Marvin Hamlisch, a Broadway and film composer best known for musicals like A Chorus Line, died earlier this week. But did you know that Hamlisch was also a dedicated advocate for Tibet? Hamlisch served on the board of directors for the International Campaign for Tibet from 1995 to 2005, and on [...]
According to two Tibetan advocacy groups, Chinese security forces opened fire on a Tibetan protest group, killing at least one man and injuring dozens more. Free Tibet and the International Campaign for Tibet, two groups that campaign for an independent Tibet, reported a clash between Chinese security forces and Tibetan protesters Monday. Read full article >>
Tibet has had a longstanding effort in Washington to lobby the U.S. government for support in the form of the International Campaign for Tibet. The group, which spent $160,000 on lobbying in 2009 and $145,000 in 2010, advocates for assistance to Tibet on a number of different issues.
A Tibetan writer, Tashi Rabten, is reported to have been sentenced to four years in jail in south-west China. The International Campaign for Tibet, a US-based campaign group, says he was convicted of editing a banned magazine. Eastern Snow Mountain … Continue reading ?
This from the International Campaign for Tibet: Send your message of commitment to Tibet and Peace to His Holiness the Dalai Lama Thank you for helping us honor the Dalai Lama’s inspiring commitment to the promotion of human values, respect for all faith traditions, and a peaceful solution for Tibet. Please send your message by [...]
Mary Beth Markey, President of The International Campaign for Tibet, considers the possibility in an editorial for The Wall Street Journal today. Check it out.
Following up on my recent post about the situation at Kirti Monastery in Tibet: Reports Saturday that Chinese police killed two Tibetan villagers during a raid on the monastery. The US-based International Campaign for Tibet say two monks were beaten to death Thursday after they tried to prevent police from detaining hundreds of other monks. [...]
The International Campaign for Tibet reports that Chinese security forces have removed more than 300 Buddhist monks from Kirti monastery in Sichuan Province, China. The report also says that two Tibetans in their 60s who were trying to protect the monks were beaten to death.... Read Full Post
Voice of America has released a video they’ve obtained, writing: Activists say video obtained by VOA of unrest at a Tibetan monastery where a monk burned himself to death refutes Chinese government claims that conditions at the facility are normal. The video, which the rights group “International Campaign for Tibet” said was shot at great [...]
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A handy explanation of what His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s recent comments mean can be found at the International Campaign for Tibet’s blog. Check it out.
Brothers Rinchen Samdrup, Jigme Namgyal, and Karma Samdrup (clockwise from top left) are now all in jail. Photos via the International Campaign for Tibet Picking up trash and planting trees sounds about as uncontroversial as activism...Show More Summary