Dharamshala, India — 'Uttering the word “democracy” only to pay a lip-service to it while using it as a pretext to engage in parochial strife to thereby create turbulences here and there in society and such kinds of extremities would be most improper. Not only that, it also carries the grave danger of harming the fundamental cause of Tibet,' Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, Pema Jungney said while urging Tibetans around the world to bring a sense of responsibility.
Dharamshala, India — The President of the Tibetan-government-in-exile, Dr Lobsang Sangay said that the Central Tibetan Administration’s goal is to realise the Five Fifty Vision through a policy of dialogue, nonviolence supported by the Middle Way Approach when dealing with China, to peacefully resolve the issue of Tibet. He also said that five outstanding leaders will be elected amongst the participants to be the representatives of youth.
Dharamshala, India — Member of Indian Parliament and former Minister of Himachal State, Kishan Kapoor has highly praised His Holiness the Dalai Lama for his insight on modern education and his message of peace, articulating a view that is concerned with the welfare of the entire world in the 21st Century.
Dharamshala, India —The Sixth All India Tibet Support Groups Conference strongly expressed its position saying they "recognize the Central Tibetan Administration as the legitimate representative of Tibetans within and outside Tibet, while "reaffirm Our Commitment to support Tibetan people’s legitimate quest for dignity, justice, and peace in Tibet."
Dharamshala, India — "Tibetan system of democracy is inspiring to all those who believe in the democracy worldwide”, U.S congressman David Price said during a grand welcome reception hosted by the Tibetan government-in-exile, in honor the visit of a bipartisan commission of the US House of Representatives, who assured their continued support to the cause of Tibet.
Dharamshala, India — In what is seen as a "systematic" attempt to whitewash the grave human rights situation and the tragic reality in the last 60 years of illegal occupation of Tibet, China issued a new white paper on Tibet titled “Democratic Reform in Tibet: Sixty Years On,” said the Department of Information & International Relations (DIIR) of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA).