Washington DC — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is taking action to guarantee reciprocal access to Tibet—the principle that American citizens should be able to freely visit Tibet the way Chinese citizens are free to come and go in the United States.
Washington DC — Tibetans and supporters, gathered at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. on Wednesday to mark the 83rd celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. His Eminence the Karmapa Rinpoche graced the event and reminded everyone to recommit ourselves to support His Holiness’s endeavor to promote peace around the world.
Leh, J&K, India — The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama Monday expressed deep condolences to Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe over the deaths and numerous injuries in the widespread floods and landslides taken place in Japan because of torrential rain.
Paris, France — The Paris-based international media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says it welcomes the release of the artist Liu Xia, Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo’s widow, but urges the international community not to forget that more than 50 defenders of the freedom to inform are still detained in China.