Dharamshala, India — The 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile concluded its fourth session on September 16, 2022, with seven solidarity resolutions related to the critical situation in Tibet. The Speaker of the Parliament urged everyone to raise the issue of Tibet on the international platform and make the world aware of the urgent situation in Tibet.
I feel I can live another 10 to 20 years to benefit others: His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Dharamshala, India — Five organisations from Nepal, India and Australia offered a long life prayer to His Holiness the Dalai lama on September 7, 2022, and His Holiness said, "In this one life I have been able to serve the Dharma and sentient beings and I am determined to live a long life so that I can continue to do so. I feel I can live another 10 to 20 years or so. I am not concerned about money or fame, but only about being able to benefit others.”
CTA held a prayer service for Tibetans inside Tibet who were affected by natural disasters and Covid-19
Dharamshala, India — Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) held a prayer service to express solidarity and mourn the deaths of Tibetans in Tibet caused by natural calamities and increasing cases of Covid-19 and Sikyong said "I wish all the affected Tibetans and Chinese a swift recovery and release from suffering."
Tibetan women raised awareness about the Panchen Lama on the International Day of the Disappeared
Dharamshala, India — On the occasion of the International Day of the Disappeared, the Tibetan Women's Association raised awareness about the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet at McLeod Square in Dharamshala and called on China to release the Panchen Lama and his family members.
4th session of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile begins and expresses solidarity with Tibetans in Tibet
Dharamshala, India — The 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile convened its 4th session on September 7, 2022, with three bills on official commemorations and obituaries and a bill on official solidarity regarding urgent situations in Tibet.
Tibetans in Tibet continuously deprived of basic human rights and democracy: Tibetan Speaker
Dharamshala — “It does not bear mentioning that we the Tibetan people living in exile have been fortunate to be enjoying freedom and democracy under the leadership and guidance of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Nevertheless, we remain intensely mindful of the fact that to our fellow Tibetans living in Tibet, life under the rule of the Communist Party of China is still defined by continuous deprivation of basic human rights and freedoms, and total absence of democracy and so forth,” said Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile on the 62nd Tibetan Democracy Day.
My visits to Ladakh give inspiration to Tibetans in Tibet: His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Ladakh, UT, India — “Since Ladakh is a border region, my travels will not go unnoticed across the frontier. A smiling Dalai Lama meeting people who show such deep faith and trust in him not only gives inspiration to Tibetans in Tibet, but for them is also a source of pride. Despite some rigid communist officials labelling me a reactionary, when they see a perpetually smiling Dalai Lama doing his best to serve humanity, they might doubt the harsh policies they have imposed on Tibetans,” said His Holiness the Dalai Lama on August 25, 2022.