Dharamshala — Dhondup Wangchen was one of three to testify before the United States Congress on February 14, in a hearing titled, Tibet 'From All Angles': Protecting Human Rights, Defending Strategic Access, and Challenging China’s Export of Censorship Globally.

Dharamshala — International human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, released their annual report for 2017-18 on February 22, claiming that Chinese enactment of extended laws under the guise of 'national security' continued to present an acute threat to human rights inside Tibet.

Members of the All Party Japanese Parliamentary Support Group for Tibet during President Dr Lobsang Sangay’s visit to the Parliament in Tokyo on February 20, 2018. Photo: OOT Japan

Tokyo, Japan — "As China got away from Tibet, today it is thinking that it can away with South China Sea, East China Sea, Senkaku Islands and Doklam region," President Dr Lobsang Sangay Wednesday told a group of nearly 100 Japanese parliamentarians from the All Party Japanese Parliamentary Support Group for Tibet, which is world's largest parliamentary support group for Tibet.

CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay with Narend Singh, MP and Chief Whip of Inkatha Freedom Party, during CTA president’s visit to South Africa. Photo: CTA/DIIR

Dharamshala — South Africa has been under fire from China the past week, as the country welcomed Tibetan President Dr Lobsang Sangay. However, despite pressure from China and protests staged within the country, South Africa has refused to stand down and instead welcomed the Tibetan President.

Tibetan language rights advocate Tashi Wangchuk. Photo: File

Geneva Switzerland — A group of UN human rights experts on Wednesday has condemned the detention in Tibet of a rights activist who promoted the Tibetan language, and called for charges against him to be dropped. and called upon China to release him "immediately".

As China prepares to celebrate its New Year, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) points out that more than 50 journalists and bloggers are currently imprisoned and that, from the Year of the Snake (2013) to the Year of the Dog (2018), President Xi Jinping has built his authority on the ruins of the freedom to inform.

CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay presenting a memento to Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, President and Founder of Inkatha Freedom Party, South Africa upon his arrival. Photo: DIIR/CTA

Dharamshala — “Tibetans have and will always admire the South African spirit and we are convinced that if South Africa can do it, then Tibetans can do it too," President Dr Lobsang Sangay said during his first trip to South Africa, despite China's protests. 

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