Tibet

Rallies in India mark 60 years of Tibet uprising

Dalai Lama supporters gather at Dharamsala temple and in New Delhi to commemorate 1959 rebellion against Chinese rule.

Rallies in India mark 60 years of Tibet uprising

Weather

Blizzards in Tibet kill thousands of livestock

Local authorities sent vets, medicine and animal feed to the hard-hit areas in Qinghai Province on the Tibetan Plateau.

Blizzards in Tibet kill thousands of livestock

Tibet

China vows easier foreign tourist entry to Tibet amid US pressure

US passed law in December banning entry to Chinese officials deemed responsible for restricting Tibet access.

China vows easier foreign tourist entry to Tibet amid US pressure

Religion

Life inside one of the world's biggest Buddhist monasteries

Yarchen Gar is home to over 10,000 devotees, making it one of the largest congregation of monks and nuns.

Life inside one of the world's biggest Buddhist monasteries

War & Conflict

How do you build peace? A conversation with Dalai Lama

The Stream is joined by the Tibetan spiritual leader for a very special show to discuss building peace in times of conflict.

How do you build peace? A conversation with Dalai Lama

Human Rights

UNESCO declares Chinese plateau a World Heritage Site

Tibetan activists fear World Heritage Site status for Hoh Xil may lead to displacement of Tibetan population.

UNESCO declares Chinese plateau a World Heritage Site

Asia

Tibetan student self-immolates in India

Young man in Varanasi city survives but suffers 50 percent burns after setting himself on fire shouting 'freedom'.

Tibetan student self-immolates in India

Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama has 'no worries' about Trump presidency

Tibetan spiritual leader says he hopes to meet US president-elect Donald Trump.

Dalai Lama has 'no worries' about Trump presidency

Asia

Teenage Tibetan in India dies after self-immolation

After protesting at Chinese rule, young Tibetan in New Delhi succumbs to burn injuries in second such death this year.

Teenage Tibetan in India dies after self-immolation

China

China builds 'living Buddha' database to stop impostors

Register contains details of 870 people considered incarnations of Buddha, a move Beijing hopes will stop fraud.

China builds 'living Buddha' database to stop impostors

Environment

'Roof of the world' cries for climate action

Tibet plateau's 46,000 glaciers, supplying water to more than one billion people, at risk from rising temperatures.

'Roof of the world' cries for climate action

Tibet

India's disappearing nomads

Tibetan pastoralists living on the Changthang Plateau fear their way of life may soon no longer be tenable.

India's disappearing nomads

Asia Pacific

Tibetans vote in preliminary polls for new leader

More than 80,000 Tibetans worldwide vote to choose new government-in-exile based in Indian city of Dharamsala.

Tibetans vote in preliminary polls for new leader

Asia Pacific

China marks Tibet anniversary and condemns Dalai Lama

Rights groups say freedom of expression remains "severely restricted" in Tibet, and progress is "removed from reality".

China marks Tibet anniversary and condemns Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama warns China on interfering in succession

Tibetan Buddhist leader says China is trying to interfere in his succession and split Tibetan Buddhism.

Dalai Lama warns China on interfering in succession