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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
Extremist monk blames Islamic militants for Myanmar bombing

Jul 22, 2013

Extremist monk blames Islamic militants for Myanmar bombing

A firebrand monk blamed Islamic extremists Monday for a small bomb that slightly wounded five people when it went off while he was preaching in Myanmar's second-largest city, though police said it was too early to speculate #Islam #Time magazine #Myanmar #Buddhism #Muslim #Myanmar violence #Monks #Myanmar bombing #religious extremism #Ashin Wirathu
Two days after blasts, life returns to normal in Bodh Gaya

Jul 09, 2013

Two days after blasts, life returns to normal in Bodh Gaya

Life on Tuesday returned to normal in and around the revered Mahabodhi temple two days after a string of 10 bomb explosions rocked this Bihar town where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment #BJP #Bodh Gaya #Monks #National Investigative Agency #Bodh Gaya blasts #Buddhist site

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Two days after blasts, life returns to normal in Bodh Gaya

Aug 18, 2014

Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident

Amnesty International has sent monitors to the scene. Palestinians are tweeting advice on how to cope with tear gas. Tibetan monks have showed up to offer prayers. Russian officials, Iran’s official news agency and China’s state-run media are offerin... #Iran #China #Amnesty International
Two days after blasts, life returns to normal in Bodh Gaya

Aug 15, 2014

Sunday Routine: Meredith Monk: Tune Body and Voice. Feed the Tortoise.

On Sundays, Ms. Monk, the composer, singer, director and choreographer, spends some time rehearsing, but also makes time for family and her box tortoise... #Iran #China #Amnesty International
Two days after blasts, life returns to normal in Bodh Gaya

Aug 15, 2014

Sunday Routine: Meredith Monk: Tune Body and Voice. Feed the Tortoise.

On Sundays, Ms. Monk, the composer, singer, director and choreographer, spends some time rehearsing, but also makes time for family and her box tortoise... #Iran #China #Amnesty International