Dharamshala, India — The newly constituted 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile held its first session in Dharamshala on October 11, 2021, pledging to resolve the political issue of Tibet peacefully, address Tibet's human rights and environmental crises, and oversee the welfare of Tibetans in exile.
Dharamshala, India — The 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile on Monday, October 11, 2021, approved three women among the five members nominated by President of Central Tibetan Administration(CTA), Penpa Tsering, to be ministers in the 16th Kashag (Cabinet). The three women, Dolma Gyari, Norzin Dolma, and Tharlam Dolma, were approved by a majority of the parliamentarians at the Tibetan Parliament session.
Dharamshala, India — The Central Tibetan Administration(CTA) has released a new book titled Tibet: 70 Years of Occupation and Oppression as an official response to the Chinese White Paper and states that "Chinese rule in Tibet is colonial as it bears all the fundamental characteristics of colonialism."
Dharamshala, India — Tibetan activists protested against the Chinese Communist Party on the occasion of its 72nd anniversary and said “as the Chinese communist regime gears up to celebrate its 72nd founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China, it is a day of grief to its occupied countries like Tibet, Uyghurs, Southern Mongolia, Hongkong and Taiwan.”
Dharamshala, India — The Tibet Policy Institute (TPI) has launched a new book on the Tibetan environment, entitled Tibetan Perspectives on the Tibet’s Environment, ahead of the COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference, in the hope that it will serve as a reference for environmentalists to understand the Tibetan environment.
Dharamshala, India — Central Tibetan Administration celebrated the 61st Tibetan Democracy Day in Dharamshala. Speaking at the ceremony, Sikyong said, "democracy is the most important resource to keep our freedom struggle alive and combine our capabilities. When Tibet regains its freedom, democracy is indispensable for its political, economic and cultural development."