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Geneva: On 11 September, at the ongoing 42nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, concerns were raised over the Chinese government “development” projects in Tibet, including the wide-scale demolition and eviction of Tibetan Buddhist centers. The … Continued
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Dharamshala: The Chief Election Commissioner of Central Tibetan Administration, Mr Sonam Choephel Shosur on Thursday left for India after concluding his successful official visit to Australia. From 3 to 12 September, the Chief Election Commissioner addressed the Tibetans in Melbourne, … Continued
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Dharamshala: China stoops another level in carrying out religious persecution of Tibetans. According to the latest report published by Human Rights Watch, an international NGO which conducts research and advocacy on human rights, the Chinese Communist Party has issued a notice banning retired elderly … Continued
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Geneva: Amidst China’s push for “development” with Chinese characteristic at the UN radar and presentation of UN Special Rapporteur on Right to Development at the ongoing 42nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council session, Society for Threatened Peoples, an … Continued
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Dharamshala: The Kashag of Central Tibetan Administration hosted a reception in honour of the delegation of Buddhist masters attending the Tenshug offering for His Holiness the Dalai Lama starting tomorrow. At the occasion, Kalon Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, Department of Religion … Continued
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Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama met a group from Denmark at his residence yesterday and accorded them a brief explanation on Buddhism. His Holiness said Buddhism is not entirely a religious faith alone rather it is more like a … Continued
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12th September 2019, London: The ‘Dialogue for Peace’ road-trip team of three led by Ven Thupten Wangchen, Member of Tibetan Parliament-in-exile, arrived from Paris onto England shores on the evening of 10th September. An advance team of the Tibetan Community … Continued
Dharamshala: The United Nations Human Rights Council was urged to express concern and request information about disappeared Tibetans, in particular, the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima. In a statement delivered on behalf of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights … Continued
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Dharamsala: Speaker Pema Jungney of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile on behalf of Tibetans in and outside Tibet extends his warmest congratulation to the Governor Bandaru Dattatreya for being sworn in as the 27th Governor of Himachal Pradesh. In the congratulatory letter, Speaker wrote … Continued
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Washington DC : This Wednesday afternoon, Sikyong Sangay met with Senator Dianne Feinstein, the senator for California. Sikyong had first met the senator with Kasur Lodi Gyari a few years ago. Senator Feinstein agreed to co-sponsor the new Tibet Policy Act. Earlier … Continued
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Dharamshala: German Filmmaker Niklas Goslar’s documentary on the life and work of the late Ama Irmtraut Wäger ‘Mother of Tibetans’ has been officially selected at the 7th Indian Cine Filmfest. It was screened at the 7th Indian Cine Filmfest in Mumbai … Continued
New Delhi: Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk, Minister of the Department of Health of the Central Tibetan Administration made a formal request for the appointment of Sowa-Rigpa advisor in the Ministry of Ayush of the Government of India during a celebration … Continued
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Tibet Museum and International Coalition of Sites of Conscience Hosts 2019 Asian Sites of Conscience Regional Meeting
Dharamshala: The inauguration ceremony of “2019 Asian Sites of Conscience Regional Meeting” was held today at new Tibet Museum Auditorium at the Central Tibetan Administration. The conference is jointly organised by the Tibet Museum and International Coalition of Sites of … Continued
Dharamshala: Deputy Speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok, Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile expressed profound sadness at the demise of Ram Jethmalani, Former Union Minister of India and offered condolences to his son Mahesh Jethmalani and family. In the condolence letter, the Deputy Speaker wrote: … Continued
Dharamshala: CTA President Dr. Lobsang Sangay offered his heartfelt condolences at the demise of Sri. Ram Jethmalani Ji, a veteran lawyer, and former parliamentarian. In the condolence letter addressed to Sri. Ram Jethmalani Ji’s son Mahesh Jethmalani and the family, … Continued
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Brussels, Belgium: Mr. Tashi Phuntsok, Representative of Office of Tibet, Brussels met with a Member of European Parliament (MEP) Mr. Tomas Zdechovsky in the latter’s office on 10 September. Mr. Phuntsok greeted the MEP with a traditional Tibetan scarf and … Continued
Washington D.C: Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay began his Tuesday morning in DC with a round table discussion with Members of House Democracy Partnership commission. In attendance were Congressman David Price, the Chairman of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP), Chairman Jim McGovern, … Continued
Bylakuppe: Dickey Larsoe Tibetan settlement and Nyamdrel (The Federation of Tibetan Cooperatives) marked its 50th founding anniversary on 7 September. The golden jubilee celebration was attended by Chief Guest Prof SN Kiran Shankar, son of late former Karnataka Chief Minister S Nijalingappa, special … Continued
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Dharamshala: A Tibetan monk from Ngaba county’s Kirti Monastery who was arrested more than a year ago was sentenced to 3 years in prison by Chinese authorities last week as per our sources. In July last year, Kirti Monastery’s monk … Continued
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Exclusive Interview: ‘China’s Policy on Tibet a complete failure’ says Chinese human rights lawyer Teng Biao
The Tibet News Bureau of Central Tibetan Administration interviewed Mr. Teng Biao, a renowned human rights lawyer and activist in China; co-founder of Beijing-based lawyers’ organization and think-tank, Open Constitution Initiative (Ch: 公盟) and a leader of pro-democracy manifesto Charter … Continued