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Rongdrak in Tibet Faces yet another Massive Flood

Tibet Related News - Fri, 06/19/2020 - 20:52

A massive flood on 17 June 2020 due to torrential rainfall in the last few days has affected many parts of Rongdrak County in eastern Tibet. The flood caused landslides as rivers gushed through the region, destroying homes, schools, and … Continued

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Border incursions, tensions are part of China’s grand old strategy: CTA President on Zee News

Tibet Related News - Fri, 06/19/2020 - 19:59

Dharamshala: “China always talk about development and advancement but when India or Tibet talks about the development they have a major issue,” says President Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration yesterday while speaking exclusively to Zee News special … Continued

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Hosting Tibetan Refugees for over six decades

Tibet Related News - Fri, 06/19/2020 - 14:22

2. Hosting Tibetan Refugees for Over 6 Decades In the days leading up to the World Refugee Day, Tibet TV releases its documentary series on refugee Voices. #worldrefugeeday2020 #StepWithRefugees 2. Hosting Tibetan Refugees for Over 6 Decades Posted by TIBET … Continued

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What happened to Tibet 60 years ago is already happening here: CTA President alerts India

Tibet Related News - Fri, 06/19/2020 - 02:27

Dharamshala: CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay told NDTV this evening that the military standoff at the Indo-China border would continue until Tibet is restored to its historical status of a peace zone, a buffer between the two nuclear powers. “Unless … Continued

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COVID-19 briefing by Sikyong and CTA Task Force

Tibet Related News - Fri, 06/19/2020 - 01:12

༄༅། །བོད་མིའི་སྒྲིག་འཛུགས་ནས་ཝུ་ཧན་ཏོག་དབྱིབས་ནད་ཡམས་འབྲེལ་བའི་གསར་འགོད་གསལ་བསྒྲགས། ༄༅། །བོད་མིའི་སྒྲིག་འཛུགས་ནས་ཝུ་ཧན་ཏོག་དབྱིབས་ནད་ཡམས་ COVID 19 འབྲེལ་བའི་གསར་འགོད་གསལ་བསྒྲགས། Posted by TIBET TV on Thursday, 18 June 2020   Dharamshala: CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay today issued stringent guidelines for Tibetans travelling from or via Delhi to settlements across India as the country … Continued

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Life in exile through the eyes of Tibetan refugees

Tibet Related News - Thu, 06/18/2020 - 19:33

Dharamshala: When China occupied Tibet in the guise of liberation and prosperity, the Tibetans had no inkling of what is to be followed next. Soon after, the People’s Liberation Army brutally attacked Tibetans and attempted to annihilate Tibetan culture and … Continued

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OOT London to host live panel discussion to celebrate His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s principal commitments on 6 July 2020

Tibet Related News - Thu, 06/18/2020 - 13:51

London: The Office of Tibet, London will be hosting a live panel discussion to celebrate His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s principal commitments and benevolent leadership on 6th July 2020 coinciding with His Holiness’s 85th Birthday. The virtual panel discussion … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama emphasises oneness of humanity to tackle negative emotions

Tibet Related News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 20:17

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama was today virtually interviewed by acclaimed writer and friend Pico Iyer for the Jaipur Lit Fest event this year. In the interview, His Holiness spoke about the necessity for developing Karuna and Ahimsa, concepts … Continued

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Around 750 Tibetans tested for COVID-19

Tibet Related News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 19:30

Dharamshala: In order to safeguard our Tibetan community, around 750 Tibetans were tested for COVID-19 with the generous support of the Indian government through district-level health centres. Till date, the percentage of positive cases in the Tibetan community in India … Continued

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Restore Tibet to zone of peace to indefinitely resolve border issue: CTA President on NewX

Tibet Related News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 14:54

Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay Speaks with Rishabh Gulati for News X in English Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay in conversation with NewsX : Several Tibetans are political prisoners today. The Han Chinese aren’t a majority. 60% of Chinese territories belong to … Continued

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CTA President expresses concerns over escalating border tension, says death of 3 Indian jawans uncalled for

Tibet Related News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 00:05

CTA President in conversation with CNN News 18 The President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay appears on CNN News18. Dr Sangay said on India China Faceoff: It Was Once A De-Militarized Zone & It Was A Peaceful Zone … Continued

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China’s border incursions aimed to divert mounting backlash over coronavirus mishandling within China and worldwide: CTA President speaks exclusive on Northeast Live

Tibet Related News - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 20:32

Dharamshala: The trust deficit of pandemic and the paranoia of dealing with coronavirus and other internal issues have led the Chinese leadership to divert attention by externalising the problem with the current border incursions happening in India says the President of … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney welcomes the formation of Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China

Tibet Related News - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 19:28

Dharamsala: Speaker Pema Jungney of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (TPiE) welcomed the formation of Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC), an international cross-party group of legislators working towards reform on how democratic countries approach China. The IPAC is made up of global … Continued

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Sikyong chairs Health Dept coordinated virtual meeting with Settlement Officers and Healthcare workers, urges strict adherence of quarantine norms

Tibet Related News - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 21:13

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay chaired two virtual meetings today, first with Tibetan Settlement officers regarding the requirement of aid provisions and problems they were facing in the battle against the COVID-19 crisis, and similarly, with healthcare workers. The meeting … Continued

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Tibet TV’s Take-off Film Grant to Produce a Film on the Theme: Thank you His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Tibet Related News - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 20:21

Dharamshala: Tibet TV, Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR), CTA announces a Take-Off film grant to encourage budding Tibetan filmmakers in the exile community to make short feature or documentary films for Tibet TV. Aspiring filmmakers can avail a … Continued

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Evidence against China of State-sponsored Discrimination Against Tibetans in Tibet

Tibet Related News - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 19:37

A recently published announcement for “Public Recruitment of Police Auxiliary Personnel” issued in Lithang County reveals how China discriminates Tibetans when hiring them for jobs in Tibet.  Tibetans looking for jobs as auxiliary police officers in Tibet are barred from … Continued

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Memories of the Past and Beijing’s Refusal to Remember

Tibet Related News - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 19:11

By Tenzing Wangdak for Tibet Policy Institute, 12 June 2020, Read the original article published on tibetpolicy.net 2020 will be remembered not only for the COVID – 19 pandemic that has effectively brought large sections of global society to a screeching … Continued

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US: China is one of the worst offenders of religious freedom in the world

Tibet Related News - Sun, 06/14/2020 - 02:46

Dharamshala: The U.S. State Department released its annual report to Congress on International Religious Freedom which tracks the status of religious freedom in every country. The report assesses the various world governments’ policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, … Continued

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Not prayers, we need collective compassion to fight Coronavirus

Tibet Related News - Sat, 06/13/2020 - 15:26

Dharamshala: In a wide-ranging interview with NDTV’s Prannoy Roy, on Friday evening, His Holiness the Dalai Lama talks about coronavirus as a collective negative action (karma) and building immunity against coronavirus through compassionate actions as antidotes while also taking physical … Continued

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Virtual Meeting of International Religious Freedom Alliance

Tibet Related News - Sat, 06/13/2020 - 03:12

Washington DC: The Alliance for International Religious Freedom, which consists of representatives from 30 countries, held a virtual meeting on the status of religious freedom inside Tibet on the morning of 11 June 2020. Sera Mey Khen Rinpoche Tashi Tsering from … Continued

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