China has been placed among the worst countries and ranked 175th out of a total of 180 nations in Reporters Without Borders (RSF) World Press Freedom Index 2022, and has been warned by the renowned world press freedom watchdog that China belongs among the most repressive autocratic regimes in the world.

New Delhi — International experts on Tibet and China see the Chinese Boarding School System in today’s Tibet as a replay of a similar Residential-School System which was adopted by the white settlers of America, Canada, and Australia to wipe out the original culture and identity of local aborigines of these colonized lands.

Paris — “China one of the world’s most repressive autocratic regimes, uses its legislative arsenal to confine its population and cut it off from the rest of the world, especially the population of Hong Kong , which has plummeted in the Index,” said Reporters Without Borders.

Dharamshala - Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) hailed the move, calling it a positive change for the relief of Uyghurs in East Turkestan residents, while also expressing the view that the objective of addressing human rights abuses in China would not be complete without a visit to Tibet.

Ottawa — Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration, testified before the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development on the crisis in Tibet and highlighted the dire political and human rights situation in Tibet under the Chinese government and the situation of the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet.

Dharamshala — Activists from Tibet, East Turkistan, Hongkong, Southern Mongolia and Chinese democracy groups urged UN High commissioner, Michelle Bachelet, to reverse the plan to visit China and warn the upcoming visit risks aiding Beijing’s attempts to whitewash repression against Tibetans, Uyghurs, Hongkongers, Southern Mongolians and others.

Dharamshala — His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet, wrote to Jose Ramos-Horta to congratulate him on his election as President of Timor-Leste and said, “A great responsibility now lies ahead of you once more and I trust that under your leadership the people of Timor-Leste will continue to enjoy peace, prosperity and progress. I particularly hope that you will be able to improve the lives of the less fortunate members of society.”

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