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Sri Lankan President Rajapakse cleared to seek re-election

Nov 19, 2014

Sri Lankan President Rajapakse cleared to seek re-election

Sri Lanka's president cleared a final hurdle to seeking re-election on Wednesday when he completed the mandatory four years of his second term, opening the way for snap polls expected in January. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #President #Keheliya Rambukwella #re elections #Mahin Rajapakse #Mohan Samaranayake #JHU #National Heritage Party of Buddhist monks
US blasts Sri Lanka after pro govt activists disrupt war widows meeting

Aug 05, 2014

US blasts Sri Lanka after pro govt activists disrupt war widows meeting

The US embassy said activists led by Buddhist monks stormed the meeting in Colombo on Monday and "behaved threateningly towards the families of the disappeared". #World #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #US Embassy #Buddhist Monks #war widows #Disappeared families #Free Media Movement
Tibetan monk flees to India after making documentary against China

May 28, 2014

Tibetan monk flees to India after making documentary against China

A Tibetan monk who worked on 2008 documentary film critical of China's rule in the Himalayan region said he escaped Chinese police custody in 2012 and fled to India last week after hiding out for 20 months. #China #NewsTracker #Tibet #Dalai Lama #Monk #Monastery #Himalaya #Chinese Police #China-Tibet #documentary #Tibetan Monk #Golog Jigme #Leaving fear behind #Dhondup Wangchen
Buddhist monks protests Dalai Lama as he visits US

Feb 23, 2014

Buddhist monks protests Dalai Lama as he visits US

Dozens of Buddhists rallied on the streets of San Francisco on Saturday protesting the Dalai Lama, who they say has persecuted followers of an ancient diety that the Tibetan spiritual leader denounced decades ago. #United States #NewsTracker #Dalai Lama #Buddhist Monks