Washington DC — “China’s pre-1949 official historical records clearly show that, before the PRC invaded Tibet in 1950, Tibet was never part of China. Sadly, today many governments incorrectly believe this ridiculous lie, and this is part of the reason why many western democracies fail to provide adequate support for upholding Tibet’s sovereignty,” said Hon-Shiang Lau, in his testimony at Congressional-Executive Commission on China hearing entitled “Tibet: Barriers to Settling an Unresolved Conflict.”

Geneva — The Chinese government's policies to reform Tibet's education system by violating the fundamental rights of Tibetans to receive education in their mother tongue was raised at the 50th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on June 24, 2022.

Dharamshala, India — His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet, has written to Dr Himanta B Sarma, the Chief Minister of Assam, expressing his deep concern about the unprecedented rainfall and flooding in Assam, which over the last week has resulted in significant human casualties, destruction of property, and the displacement of millions of people and consequently offers support to their relief efforts.

Washington DC — “Tibetans in Tibet continue to face political repression, cultural and social exclusion, economic and educational marginalization, and massive environmental destruction,” said the Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile at the eighth World Parliamentarians’ Convention on Tibet, June 22, 2022.

Washington D.C ­­— The eighth World Parliamentarians' Convention on Tibet (WPCT) is scheduled to take place in Washington D.C. on June 22 to 23, 2022. One of the main objectives is to strengthen and coordinate the support of parliamentarians around the world to resolve the issue of Tibet, with a focus on human rights violations and religious repression in Tibet.

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