New Delhi, India — In a world where most rulers and powerful people are known more for taking away the rights of their people on one or the other pretext, His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet has emerged as a unique leader who has presented the example of how the leaders can strengthen the people and themselves by giving up and sharing their own powers with the people they lead and govern.
US Ambassador praises His Holiness the Dalai Lama's efforts to seek freedom for Tibet
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.
China again misleads the world over Panchen Lama of Tibet: Tibetan President
Dharamshala — 'It was unacceptable that China held Tibet’s most revered leader in captive for 25 years without granting him any freedom, and instead is misleading the world,' Tibetan President Dr Lobsang Sangay said, in response to claims made recently by China’s Foreign Spokesperson Zhao Lijian who said the young Tibetan graduated college and now living a normal life with a stable job.
159 organisations call on UN to pressure China to free 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet
Geneva — Some 159 organizations submitted a joint petition to the United Nations urging it to press China for the immediate release of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, and his entire family.
U.S. congressman introduces bill backing Tibet as a separate, independent country
Washington, DC — In a brave effort to end the decades of military occupation of Tibet, U.S. Congressman, has introduced a historical legislation to the House Committee on U.S. Foreign Affairs, to recognise the “Tibet Autonomous Region as a separate, independent country”. This bill will help the people of Tibet to get independence back on the internatinal agenda.
U.S. Commission reiterates call for appointment of Special Coordinator for Tibet issues
Washington, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today reiterated its call for the State Department to fill the vacancy for the Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues.
Obituary: Kashopa Jamyang Choegyal: Translator, Thinker, Historian, Scholar
London, UK — The author of “In the Service of the 13th and the 14th Dalai Lamas: Choegyal Nyima Lhundrup Kashopa – Untold Stories of Tibet” who was educated in Tibet, India and Beijing, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at King's College Hospital in south London following infected with Wuhan-coronavirus. He was 81.