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Dharamshala, India — "This century should be a century of peace. To create a peaceful century, look at inner emotion, We must reduce those emotions which create violence; That also through reasoning," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said during a group of peacebuilders from the "Peace Studio" based in the USA.
Dharamshala, India — Over 60 Parliamentarians from different countries across the world issued a joint statement condemning the totalitarian communist regime in China on recent reports of instituting a mass forced labor system in Tibet similar to the one in neighboring Xinjiang, despite intensifying global scrutiny of China’s repressive policies toward the occupied regions.
Dharamshala, India — His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was among the leaders across the world, including U.S. President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who wished Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India.
Geneva — 'We should never give up and keep fighting for Tibet and the rights of the Tibetan people. ‘We will continue to support and raise Tibet in Swiss Parliament, never give up,’ the Swiss Tibet parliament group said, showing solidarity with the Tibetan Peace Marchers who appeal the Swiss Government and the UN to hold China accountable for the human rights violations in Tibet.
Washington, DC — The U.S. has reiterated calls on China to resume dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and his envoys to resolve the vexed and protracted issue of Tibet, without preconditions.
Washington, DC — U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden courageously vowed that as president he will meet with the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and will stand up for the people of Tibet.
Dharamshala, India — The Tibetan Government in Exile, formally known as the Central Tibetan Administration has refuted Chinese President Xi Jinping’s proposed policy directions on Tibet and called it “misguided” and “unrealistic”.
Dharamshala, India — On behalf of the people of Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration paid tribute to the outgoing Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe for his strong for Tibet and expressed strong concern about his declining health.
Dharamshala, India — The spiritual leader of Tibet joined several world leaders in expressing concerns over Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe's health after the Japanese leader announced his resignation for health reasons.
Dharamshala, India — Tibetan President Dr Lobsang Sangay urged India to recognise Tibet as the buffer zone of peace between India and China for a lasting solution to border conflicts while wishing India and her people. President also appealed the government of India to take Tibet’s history when dealing with China.
Dharamshala, India — On the occasion of India's 74th Independence Day, The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) under the leadership of President Dr Sangay highly praised the Indian government for its achievements and progress in socio-economic development.
As Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi addressed the nation promising to build new India, the nation under his leadership came together to celebrate its 74th Independence day with renewed zeal and fervor.
The President of the Tibetan government in-Exile joined world leaders Saturday in congratulating India and her people while expressing hope that India’s ‘achhe din'(good days) will definitely take place. A brief commemoration ceremony was held at the Kashag Secretariat in the presence of President Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Kalons, Secretaries, and senior officials of the CTA departments, according to the Tibetan official media.
The atmosphere charged up with patriotic spirit as the tricolor national flag was unfurled by President Dr Sangay followed by the singing of India’s national anthem. “On this joyous occasion, I would like to congratulate India and the people of India for its achievements and progress in socio-economic development,” the Tibetan President said.
“India has been very kind and its people have been very generous to the Tibetan people and the Tibetan cause for which we are eternally grateful”, Dr Sangay added. Addressing the recent border conflict at Galwan Valley, the democratically elected Tibetan leader Dr Sangay once again urged India to recognise Tibet as the buffer zone of peace between India and China for a lasting solution to border conflicts.
Dharamshala, India — Leading Tibetan NGOs said the Tibetan community stood by India and condemned China’s aggression on the Indian territory. At least 20 soldiers, including a Commanding Officer, lost their lives in the Galwan Valley, Ladakh, on Monday. This is one of the deadliest Chinese attacks on the Indian Army in 45 years.
The five prominent Tibetan groups including Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), Students for a Free Tibet (SFT), National Democratic Party of Tibet (NDPT), Gu-Chu-Sum Movement Association of Tibet and the Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA), said they stand in solidarity with India and strongly condemn China over recent India-Tibet border clash.
The Tibetan groups jointly held a joint press conference on Thursday to condemn China for the recent attack at the Indo-Tibet border.
“As we pay tribute to the courage of the Indian soldiers and offer our condolences to the bereaved families, we call on world leaders and their government to stand with India against this illegal aggression by Chinese troops on Indian soil and work together to counter China’s expansionism” read the joint statement.
“We pay tribute to the martyrs and offer our condolences to the bereaved families. We call upon world leaders and governments to support India against the aggression by Chinese troops and work together to counter China’s expansionism,” the NGOs said.
Over 1.2 million Tibetans had died as a result of China’s occupation of Tibet. However, they had never wavered in their struggle against the occupation of their homeland, they said, adding: It was high time India recognised Tibet as an independent country occupied by China.
Dharamshala, India — Tibetans and Indians in Dharamshala, India on Thursday staged protests against China's occupation of Tibet and burned Chinese flags, as a strong response to the action of China's red troops.
The totalitarian communist regime in China invaded Tibet in 1949. India accepted Chinese control over Tibet. Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed on Indo-Tibet border last night killing three Indian soldiers and injuring others. Chinese state-run media Global times has accepted casualties on the Chinese side too.
"Since then China has repeatedly led military incursions on India and India silently suffered China's bullying," Tenzin Tsundue, a poet, writer, and Tibetan activist said, adding: "But, today's India is strong and gives it back in equal measures. It may NOT flare up into a war, but the cost of lives and limbs, and the land is real."
Five best responses India can give
1. #BoycottChina #BoycottMadeInChina #MakeInIndia
2. Recognise Dharamshala based Tibetan Government in Exile. Recognize His Holiness the Dalai Lama as the leader of Tibet, award him Bharat Ratna
3. Support Hong Kong people's movement for freedom
4. Support Uyghur East Turkestan's independence. Invite Rabeer Khadeer to India.
5. Support Taiwan's independence. Turn Taiwan's cultural and economic office in India into Taiwan's embassy
The Tibetan activist has urged vigilance, saying "Every Indian must start saying #TibetBorder and stop saying China border."
'One can best know the evil nature of the CCP by studying what it has done to Tibet. Tibet is not the past; it is the present. You can see it in Hong Kong right now. It will be our future if we do not take action to stop the CCP,' says Maura Moynihan, an author, film producer and artist based in New York City. She has worked for many years as a journalist and researcher in Asia, specializing in Tibet, China, Nepal, Thailand and India. You can read Maura's latest article titled "Top Western elites are now cheerleaders for Xi’s China", published by the Deccan Chronicle.
Paris — The Paris-based world media watchdog "Reporters Without Borders" (RSF) calls on the EU to stand firm on press freedom and demand Swedish publisher Gui Minhai’s release as a condition to continue investment negotiations with China.
Paris — The Paris-based media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has urged the European Union representatives to raise the issue of press freedom violations by the Chinese regime during a virtual summit with president Xi Jinping on 14th September.
Dharamshala, India — The spiritual leader of Tibet His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tibetan President Dr Lobsang Sangay, and parliament Speaker Pema Jungney have expressed condolences at the passing away of former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee. He was 84.
Dharamshala, India — the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has decided to appoint DIIR Additional Secretary Karma Choeying as its new official spokesperson.
Dharamshala, India — The 10th session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile scheduled to take place from September 16-24, 2020 has been postponed until March 2021.
Taipei — A Tibetan delegation led by Dawa Tsering, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Taiwan, visited the memorial site and paid tribute to the former leader of Taiwan, the nation’s father of democracy, late Lee Teng-hui, who died late last month.
A Tibetan girl who lost her parents and brother while fleeing during the 1959 uprising, but later returned to establish the first private orphanage in Tibet has died in Switzerland from COVID-19. Over a period of 25 years, the mother of two birth sons provided care and protection for 300 youngsters in orphanages and centres for the children of nomadic herders.
Dharamshala, India — While commemorating the occasion of the 50th World Earth Day, His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet issued a message of compassion but also a call for a genuine sense of universal responsibility as one humanity.
Dharamshala, India — Men-Tsee-Khang, an organisation established to preserve the traditional arts of Tibetan medicine and astrology has signed an agreement with Manipur International University (MIU) that will provide the medical institute a land of 2,500 acres to establish a Center, in imphal collaborative to preserve, protect, promote and propagate Sowa-Rigpa.
Dharamshala, India – As media reported the first suspected case of the coronavirus in Central Tibet, President of the Central Tibetan Administration, previously known as the Gadan Phodrang, the Government of Tibet, strongly urged the Tibetans inside Tibet to strictly follow the basic protective measures against the new coronavirus.
London, UK – The London-based "Free Tibet" campaign group is calling for action on a growing climate crisis in Tibet and the Himalayas with the launch of a new campaign recently. The group said in a press release that they call for Tibetans to be recognised as being on the “frontline” of climate change.
Dharamshala, India —A number of firsthand accounts of sexual assault against women in exiled Tibetan communities in north India have reportedly surfaced with the campaign against Gender-Based Violence initiated by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD).
Dharamshala, India — An exclusive interview with Rinzin Choedon, the National Director of Students for a Free Tibet (SFT). She states that what we are dealing with today is a human-made catastrophe virus (Covid19), Chinese Communist regime could have prevented the pandemic if it had not suppressed the truth, destroyed evidence and lied to the world. She also calls on global institutions to come together in solidarity through this global crisis and in its aftermath, to ensure that freedom and human rights are upheld.
Dharamshala, India — The authoritarian communist regime in China will claim ownership of all, except for Wuhan-originated COVID-19 pandemic, Tibetan President said in this week, in response to questions raised by India Today about the current Indo-China border conflict, P. Stobdan’s remarks and the support for Tibet Policy Act in the Senate.
Dharamshala, India — An exclusive interview with Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang, the Home Minister of the Tibetan government in-Exile. As a civil servant who unwaveringly dedicates to public services and commits himself to the cause of Tibet, empowering the younger generation and setting a great example to many.
Dharamshala, India — An interactive interview with Dolma Yangchen, President of the Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA). She takes the readers down to the memory lane of TWA’s long history since its commencement on 12th March 1959 in Lhasa, Tibet.
Dharamshala, India — An interactive interview with Ngawang Sonam, the environmental coordinator at the environmental desk of the Tibetan settlement office, Dharamshala. He throws light into the goals and functions of the Unit since its commencement in 1994. The challenges that the Clean Upper Dharamshala Programme faces and its green worker’s dedication to keep an unpolluted environment for the general masses of Dharamshala.
Dharamshala, India — A conversation with Tenzing Jigme, the president of Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) has brought closer to the readers an unshakable resistance put up by the members of TYC so far for a free Tibet one day from the shackles of the communist-totalitarian regime in China.
Taipei — U.S. Ambassador to India, Kenneth I. Juster has strongly praised His Holiness the Dalai Lama over his tireless efforts to seek freedom for Tibetans, preserve the Tibetan culture, and bring an end to strife and hostility around the world.
Dharamshala, India '— My main concern is to see a happy world but in order to be happy, we need ‘ahimsa’ and ‘karuna’, non-violence, and compassion. Compassion brings us inner peace, inner strength, and to be truly non-violent we need to be compassionate,' said His Holiness the Dalai Lama while speaking on Secular Ethics in Modern Education to members of Mind Mingle by video link from his residence in Dharamsala, India on August 25, 2020.
Dharamshala, India — "In today’s world, there is too much division. Thinking of others in terms of ‘us’ and ‘them’ is too prevalent—and it leads to conflict. We constantly need to remind ourselves of the oneness of humanity," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, adding: "If we were to do that, there’d be no basis for hostility or bloodshed."
Dharamshala, India – Spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama released a statement on the 75th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing, calling for recognition of the oneness of humanity and action to construct a more peaceful world.