Dharamshala, India — “Tashi Wangchuk is released, yet he is not free as his actions will be surveilled and rights will be repressed,” said Rinzin Choedon, Tibetan Activist and National Director at Students for Free Tibet (SFT)-India. The Tibetan language rights activist was released on January 28, 2021 after serving a five-year term in prison for standing up against the ‘repression’ of the Tibetan language education in occupied Tibet.
Dharamshala, India – The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) held a ceremony to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of Republic Day of India. “The government of India and the people of India have been extremely kind and considerate to the cause of Tibet for more than 60 years. We express our heartfelt gratitude to the people and government of India", said Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, Minister for the Department of Religion and Culture at the ceremony.
Dharamshala, India — “I have no doubt that your commendable background in public service will enable you to make valuable contributions to the people of America,” wrote His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Kamala Harris while offering his congratulations on her election as the Vice President of the United States of America. He wrote to the Vice president on January 23, 2021.
Dharamshala, India – The Indo-Tibetan Friendship Association (ITFA) of Dharamshala organised a felicitation ceremony in recognition of the Tibetan Policy and Support Act 2020 (TPSA). “I appeal to Indian government to throw some light on Tibet Act, following the steps of the US” said Shri Ajit Nehria, president of Indo-Tibetan Friendship Association (ITFA) at the felicitation ceremony.
Dharamshala, India — “From now on, the cause of Tibet will be one of the main objectives of Salute Tiranga”, said Shri Rajesh Jha, National President of Salute Tiranga at the 72nd Pre-Republic Day Celebration held at Hotel Tibet in McLeod Ganj on January, 22, 2021. This event was organized with a collaborative effort of Salute Tiranga and Dharamshala Tibetan Settlement.
Dharamshala, India — A felicitation ceremony organized by the Indo-Tibetan Friendship Association (ITFA) in Dharamshala. This ceremony was organized in recognition of the Tibetan Policy and Support Act 2020 (TPSA) which was passed by the US Senate and later signed by President Donald Trump into law.