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Release Tibetan Singers From Prison - Via Free Tibet Organisation
Offbeat  (tags: Tibet, China, Humans, Political Prisoners, Human Rights abuse, Oppression, Music News, Ethics )

- 680 days ago -
In 2013, five singers in Tibet were jailed after writing and performing protest songs about Tibet. They joined other singers imprisoned in 2012 by the Chinese authorities occupying the country. Sign this global petition to release these people.
Tibet's Golden "Worm"
Offbeat  (tags: Tibet, herbal medicine, China, odd )

- 1217 days ago -
An interesting odd story that I found fascinating. Tibetan Gold: A medicinal fungus highly prized in China is fueling a boom on the Tibetan Plateau
Slideshow: Tibet's Snow Leopards
Offbeat  (tags: tibet, herders, photos, snow leopard, endangered, survival, conservation )

- 1478 days ago -
Local herders are central to protecting the snow leopard in the source area of the Yangtze River. J Marc Foggin introduces a series of photos documenting the community conservation project.
Dalai Lama Says China Can Not Pick Heir
Offbeat  (tags: Dalai Lama, China, Tibet )

- 1607 days ago -
There are concerns China may move in to try to control Buddhism when the Dalai Lama dies.
The Dalai Lama
Offbeat  (tags: Dalai Lama, spiritual leader, Tibet, China, talk, same, happiness, peace, religion, history, society, world, humans )

- 1965 days ago -
We're all the same mentally, emotionally and physically. I consider myself just one of 6 billion human beings. Prime ministers and street children - we are the same. Everybody has the desire to achieve a happy life and everyone has every right to achieve
Olympic Games, False Start
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, environment, tibet, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', CoolStuff, world )

- 2804 days ago -
Not only do chinese authorities face Human Right issues but now environmental issues are coming into play...
Germans Prefer Dalai Lama to Pope Benedict, Says Study
Offbeat  (tags: Tibet, religion, pope, popularity )

- 2807 days ago -
Germans like the Dalai Lama more than they do their native-born Pope Benedict XVI, according to a survey published on Saturday. A study carried out for the news magazine Der Spiegel showed that 44 per cent of those questioned saw the Tibetan spiritual
Violence in Tibet as Big Brother Sends Buddhist Monks to Room 101
Offbeat  (tags: Tibet, riots, Big Brother, Eastasia, The Games )

- 2812 days ago -
Violence erupted yesterday in a busy market area of the Tibetan capital of Lhasa Apso as Eastasia's Big Brother 'security' forces brawled fatally with local Buddhist monks protesting repressive and invasive Party policies.
Rangzen Bracelets on the Hunger Site
Offbeat  (tags: Tibet, Tibetan, Nun, India, Hungry, Hunger, Food, Nourish, humans, goodnews )

- 2839 days ago -
25 cups of food for the hungry, $1 to help refugee Tibetan nuns living in India, AND support for the Tibetan cause, all rolled into one! Rangzen bracelets are available many places, but you can't beat them being offered on the HungerSite!
136 Yr Old Lama Describes Himself as
Offbeat  (tags: asia, lama, GoodNews, tibet, world, interesting, humor, unusual )

- 2941 days ago -
I asked this lama who looked fairly old, "Sir, I am told you are very old. I would like to understand how you live." He laughed. "I am only middle aged! I am just 136!"

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