All posts tagged Dalai Lama

Aung San Suu Kyi's visit underscores importance of VOA and RFA radio for freedom advocates in oppressed nations

BBG Watch Commentary On the occasion of VOA’s 70th anniversary this year, Aung San Suu Kyi said it was like the birthday of a friend, “because the VOA and other broadcasting stations were the friends who kept me company during …

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Broadcasting Board of Governors exploits Dalai Lama’s support for Voice of America while hiding its plan to end VOA radio to Tibet

The Broadcasting Board of Governors public relations officials should be ashamed to promote Dalai Lama's support for the Voice of America in press releases and announcements while keeping

Elimination, not reduction, of Voice of America Tibetan radio is proposed by BBG

The Dalai Lama said that Voice of America Tibetan radio is “vital medicine” for Tibetans, and the Tibetan people consider it as one of the most valuable and

Obama, Clinton, Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi congratulate VOA on 70th anniversary amid severe cuts

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Broadcasting Board of Governors Needs Sensitivity Training on Tibet

This commentary was written by Edite Lynch in response to the news that a Tibetan widow and a middle school girl set themselves on fire and died

Scholar of Tibetan history joins CUSIB's Advisory Board

The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) announced that Jianglin Li, a scholar of Tibetan history, joined its Advisory Board. Jianglin Li is a researcher and writer,


Who is the leader of the Free World? – Reagan, Bush, Obama – lessons in public diplomacy in response to anti-democracy crackdown in Belarus

En ce moment, il n’y a plus de pilote dans l’avion. [At the moment, there is no longer a pilot on the plane.] — A European comment on

Freedom House: Postponing Dalai Lama Meeting Sends Wrong Message

U.S. President Barack Obama’s apparent decision to postpone a meeting with the Dalai Lama sends the wrong signal to the Chinese government at a time when the authorities

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