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Speaker Pema Jungney congratulates US President Joe Biden

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 22:27

Dharamshala: Speaker Pema Jungney extended his heartiest congratulations to President Joseph R Biden on being sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America on 20 January, 2021. Greeting the President, the Speaker wrote, “I would like to take this opportunity … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulates US President Joe Biden on inauguration

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:11

Dharamshala: This morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to President Biden to offer profound congratulations on his becoming President of the United States of America. “As someone deeply concerned with the ecological crisis our planet faces,” he wrote, “I … Continued

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Sikyong congratulates US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on inauguration

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 16:56

Dharamshala: The democratically elected leader of Tibetan people Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay congratulated United States President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on being sworn in as the 46th President and 49th Vice President of the United States. The inauguration … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama to give a talk on Well-being and Resilience

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 15:43

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give a talk on Well-being and Resilience followed by a question and answer session with students of the British School in New Delhi from 9 am to 10 am (Indian Standard Time). Those interested may … Continued

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CTA mourns death of Tibetan self-immolator Shurmo. Total known self-immolations in Tibet reaches 155

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 23:37

Dharamshala: The officials of Central Tibetan Administration observed a prayer service to mourn the death of Shurmo, five years after he self-immolated protesting against China’s repressive policies in Tibet. Shurmo’s self-immolation had remained heavily censored for the past five years … Continued

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After the US enactment of Tibetan Policy and Support Act, Indo-Tibetan Friendship Association urges India to renew its Tibet policy

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 17:08

Dharamshala: In recognition of the recently enacted TPSA 2020 by the US government, the Indo Tibetan Friendship Association (ITFA) of Dharamshala hosted a felicitation ceremony at the auditorium of the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) last Saturday. Sikyong Dr. Lobsang … Continued

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His Holiness converses with Harvard Business School Professor on Leadership & Happiness

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 14:55

Dharamshala: Seeing the faces of students and their Professor, Arthur Brooks, on the screens before him this morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama smiled and waved. The students and their professor waved back. Brooks greeted him, saying, “Tashi Delek” and … Continued

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Representative Tashi Phuntsok briefs Belgian MP Cogolati on Tibetan Policy and Support Act and Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 21:20

Brussels: Belgian Federal parliamentarian Mr Samuel Cogolati was briefed in detail on the recent developments on the issue of Tibet by Representative Tashi Phuntsok today during their meeting at Yuentenling Buddhist Institute in Huy, Belgium. Mr Cogolati had kindly accepted … Continued

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Speaker, Deputy Speaker participates in Dharamshala ITFA’s Felicitation ceremony in recognition of TPSA 2020

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 21:07

Dharamshala: The Indo-Tibetan Friendship Association (ITFA) of Dharamshala organised a felicitation ceremony in recognition of the Tibetan Policy and Support Act (TPSA) of 2020, passed by the US Congress and signed into law by the US President Donald Trump, at … Continued

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US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Robert Destro interacts with Tibetan female journalists

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 18:39

Dharamshala: After a series of successful meetings with the democratically-elected leader of Tibetan people, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay, members of the 15th Kashag, Speaker, Deputy speaker and standing committee of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, US Special Coordinator on Tibetan Issues, … Continued

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2020 Annual Report by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 18:05

Washington DC: The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) released their annual report—a report based on the events between 1 July 2019 to 1 July 2020—detailing its recommendations to Congress and the United States President based on the human rights conditions … Continued

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Chorig Kalon virtually takes part in the 13th Executive Council Meeting of Asian Buddhist Conference for Peace (ABCP)

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 22:31

Dharamshala: Kalon Ven. Karma Gelek Yuthok, Department of Religion and Culture, Central Tibetan Administration yesterday virtually took part in the 13th Executive Council Meeting of Asian Buddhist Conference for Peace (ABCP) organized by Sri Lankan ABCP National centre. During the … Continued

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42nd COVID-19 Briefing: Tibetan health care workers and volunteers to get vaccine shot during pan-India COVID-19 vaccine launch

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 16:46

Dharamshala: Additional Secretary of Health Department, Jampa Phuntsok updated on the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines in India which is likely to begin from 16th January. As per the directives issued by the Health Department, Additional Secretary stated that the Tibetan … Continued

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Global Panel Discussion on Religious Freedom

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:59

Washington DC: US Ambassador-at-large Samuel Brownback, of International Religious Freedom hosted a virtual panel discussion on promoting religious freedom globally. Geshe Jangchup Choeden Khensur, Executive Director of Geluk International Foundation has been invited to speak on the religious freedom situation … Continued

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Beijing’s repression deepened across the country in 2020: Human Rights Watch Report

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:47

Dharamshala: China had a grim year for human rights in 2020, according to the World Report 2021 by Human Rights Watch. The report on China highlighted human rights issues ranging from the “National Security Law” in Hong Kong, repression of the Tibetans … Continued

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Tibet Solidarity Movement holds 108th demonstration in front of the UN in Geneva, Switzerland

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:42

  Geneva: The Swiss-based Tibetan families continued their demonstration, “Tibet Solidarity Movement” in front of the UN in Geneva, Switzerland for the 108th time today on 13 January. The Tibetan families have been holding this demonstration since 2012, on the … Continued

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US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Robert Destro addresses CTA leadership, urges cooperation to push back against China

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 20:17

Dharamshala: In an exclusive virtual visit of Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) hosted by the office of the US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues and the CTA, Special Coordinator Robert A. Destro addressed the leadership of CTA highlighting the priority of … Continued

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US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues meets His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:26

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama granted a virtual audience this morning, January 13 to Mr. Robert Destro, U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor and U.S. Special Coordinator on Tibetan Issues. He was joined … Continued

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2015 Tibetan self-immolation protest news surfaces more than 5 years later

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 22:03

Dharamshala: Shurmo, a 26-year-old Tibetan had self-immolated in 2015 protesting against China’s repressive policies in Tibet. The self-immolation protest took place on 17 September 2015 at around 1 pm local time nearby a bus station in Shagchukha village in Nagchu … Continued

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Deputy Speaker wishes swift recovery to Union Minister Shri Shripad Yesso Nai, condoles his wife’s demise

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 17:29

Dharamshala: Deputy Speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile offered his sincerest condolences and prayed for a swift recovery to Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State of Defence and Minister of State (IC) of Ayush, who met with … Continued

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