Dharamshala, India — The President of the Tibetan government in-Exile calls for an additional 30-day-lockdown of the Tibetan settlements and schools till June 5, 2020. It said that the curve is rising each day in India and the risk of transmission will be much greater.
Dharamshala — The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, today spoke about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis through his social-media platform-Facebook page to millions of Buddhist followers around the world. The Karmapa's video message about embracing an attitude of compassion and gratitude as we overcome the coronavirus pandemic.
Dharamshala, India – 'The celebration of our Independence Day is a symbolic act of protest and a critical reminder for Tibetans that we have always been a free country before the Chinese occupation in 1959,” Rinzin Choedon, the national director of Students For Free Tibet-India (SFT-India) declares, to commemorate the 107th anniversary of the declaration of Tibetan Independence Day by 13th Dalai Lama in 1913.