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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
Chinese cops fired at monks celebrating Dalai Lama's birthday: human rights groups

Jul 09, 2013

Chinese cops fired at monks celebrating Dalai Lama's birthday: human rights groups

Police in a restive Tibetan part of southwestern China opened fire on a group of monks and others who had gathered to mark the birthday of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, seriously injuring at least two of them, a rights group said #China #Tibet #Dalai Lama #Buddhism #Monks #Police highhandedness #Tibet protests

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Chinese cops fired at monks celebrating Dalai Lama's birthday: human rights groups

Jul 09, 2014

'Rasputin' adds depth to legend of the Mad Monk

The infamous Russian meets an adventure full of magic, murder, mystery and immortality...
Chinese cops fired at monks celebrating Dalai Lama's birthday: human rights groups

Jul 05, 2014

Beggars Dressed as Monks Confound New Yorkers

People presenting themselves as Buddhist monks or Taoist nuns and soliciting donations have become ubiquitous in Times Square. No one seems to know who they really are or where they come from...
Chinese cops fired at monks celebrating Dalai Lama's birthday: human rights groups

Jul 07, 2014

ArtsBeat: Months Full of Meredith Monk Performances

Ms. Monk will celebrate the 50th anniversary of her first New York concert with shows across the city this season...