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In Other News...Controversy at the UN

by Lydia Anderson
May 23, 2014
Fri, 05/23/2014 - 15:42 -- landerson
  • Ajahn Brahm's paper, “Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in Theravada Buddhism” was banned from the United Nations Day of Vesak conference in Vietnam. Ajahn Sucitto has the full paper here and video of Ajahn Brahm's response here.
  • A man in Santa Fe is defending his rights against his homeowners association who are threatening him with lawsuits if he does not remove his Tibetan prayer flags.
  • The Central Tibet Administration has declared 2014 “The Year of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.”

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