Washington – US Representatives Jim McGovern and Michael McCaul and Senators Jeff Merkley and Todd Young reintroduced the Promote Peaceful Resolution to the Tibet-China Conflict Act on Wednesday. Congressman McGovern said, “The Tibetans are a people who deserve to have their rights respected under international law. This includes the right of self-determination, which they have been denied by the Chinese government and the international community.”
His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered support for rescue and relief efforts in Turkey and Syria
Dharamshala, India – His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet, expressed his condolences to the families who have lost loved ones and prayed for all those affected by the tragedy of the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. He also offered donation for the rescue and relief operations in Turkey and Syria.
Climate change of Amazon directly impact on Climate change of Tibet: Scientists
Dharamshala – Scientists have discovered that the extreme climatic conditions of the Amazon have a direct impact on those of the Tibetan plateau. "We have been surprised to see how strongly climate extremes in the Amazon are connected to climate extremes in Tibet," said co-author Jurgen Kurths from Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
Tibetans must decide the successor to the Dalai Lama, not China: Japanese Buddhists
Tokyo – Japanese Buddhist Conference for the World Federation issued a statement saying that the Tibetan people should decide the successor to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on the basis of Tibetan culture and history, not China. it said: 'We, the monks of Japan, believe that Tibetan people must decide upon the next successor based on their Tibetan Buddhist culture and history. China (PRC) is communist and based on non-religious principles. It is contradictory to let people who do not believe in religion decide who is the religious leader of the country.'
Tibetan activists take global action to demand Thermo Fisher stop selling DNA kits to China
Dharamshala – Tibetan activists and advocates from around the world have launched a global action to demand that Thermo Fisher stop selling DNA kits to the Chinese government that steals Tibetan DNA and violates the human rights of Tibetans.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulates the new Prime Minister of New Zealand
Dharamshala – His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to the Rt Hon Chris Hipkins to congratulate him on his appointment as Prime Minister of New Zealand and also wrote a letter of encouragement to outgoing Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to express his admiration for the exemplary leadership she has shown during her term of office.
Report on destruction of Tibetan religious heritage, arbitrary detentions in Draggo County released
Dharamshala – Free Tibet and Tibet Watch released a report on the current and urgent situation in Tibet: "Desecration in Drago County: Destruction of Tibetan Religious Heritage, Arbitrary Detentions and Torture" on January 23, 2023.