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27th COVID-19 Briefing: Health Secretary issues new guidelines on school reopening under Unlock 5

Fri, 10/02/2020 - 14:11

Dharamshala: This week’s COVID-19 cases within the Tibetan community stands at 36: 2 from Sonada, 1 from Kollegal, 2 from Chauntra, 4 from Delhi, 4 from Bylakuppe, 1 from Tenzin Khang, 2 from Miao, 1 from Mainpat, 1 from Hunsur, … Continued

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Congressional-Executive Commission on China hearing on Tibet and International Response

Fri, 10/02/2020 - 03:44

Washington DC: The Congressional Executive Commission on China hosted a hearing on Tibet, titled “The Human Rights Situation in Tibet and the International Response.” Congressman Jim McGovern, a chairman of the CECC, moderated the event. The whole hearing was live … Continued

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US Ambassador Andrew Bremberg meets Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Geneva, assures strong support for Tibet

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 18:25

Geneva: Ambassador Andrew Bremberg, Permanent Representive of the US to the Office of the UN and Other International Organizations in Geneva met with Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration, Chhimey Rigzen and Special Appointee … Continued

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Panelists: Resistance against Chinese Communist Party is Fight for Survival and World’s Worst Human Rights Abuser Should not be elected to UNHRC

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 17:40

Geneva: The Tibet Bureau Geneva hosted a virtual side-event paralleling the ongoing 45th UNHRC Session, on the topic “China’s Weapons of Mass-Subjugation: Surveillance, Camps and Cultural Genocide” yesterday. The panel discussion was broadcasted live via Tibet TV Facebook page. Moderator, … Continued

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Labour programs in Tibet nothing but state-sponsored effort to forcefully assimilate Tibetan culture, language: CTA Spokesperson

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 15:56

The Xi Jinping-led China has become more assertive on the international stage but what is less known globally until recently is that the Chinese government has ramped up its repressive tools to crackdown regions under its occupation. In a report … Continued

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Compassion and Mercy — Common Values between Islam and Buddhism

Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:12

Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India – This morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama came into the room in his residence that has been arranged for him to engage in video link conversations with people around the world. He scanned the … Continued

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Sweden to deport Chinese agent convicted of spying on Tibetan exiles

Tue, 09/29/2020 - 12:49

Dharamshala: A Swedish court has moved a decision to deport a Tibetan man who was convicted and sentenced to a 22-month jail term on spying for fellow Tibetans in Sweden for China. His expulsion was appealed by Swedish security service, … Continued

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Adrian Zenz on China’s militarized vocational training system in Tibet: A case study of TAR

Tue, 09/29/2020 - 04:20

Dharamshala: Under the guise of alleviating poverty in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), China introduces new policies coercing thousands of Tibetans in the region into mass labour through a militarised system, said a study authored by Adrian Zenz, an independent researcher … Continued

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Sikyong stresses importance of Tibet in the geopolitical context of India, China and America at CSIS virtual meet

Tue, 09/29/2020 - 01:14

Washington, DC: The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay for a virtual event this morning. The topic of today’s event is “The Geopolitical Significance of Tibet in the Context of India, China and the U.S..” … Continued

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Chorig Dept urges recitation of special prayers for resolution to Wuhan-originated COVID-19 and border crises

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 23:03

Dharamshala: The Department of Religion and Culture, CTA has issued the following appeal, advising recitation of special prayers regularly for Tibetan monastics and lay public alike, to expedite the resolution to the Wuhan originated Covid-19, the ongoing tensions at Indo-Tibet border and … Continued

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EC announces electoral calendar for 2021 Sikyong and 17th Tibetan parliamentary elections

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 17:16

Dharamshala: The Chief Election Commission of CTA today announced the electoral calendar for the 2021 Sikyong and 17th Tibetan parliamentary elections as per the Charter of Tibetans-in-Exile and the Tibetan electoral rules and regulations. The Chief Election Commissioner Wangdu Tsering … Continued

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Tibetan Parliamentary Speaker condoles the demise of Former Indian Union Minister Jaswant Singh

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 16:48

Dharamshala: Speaker Pema Jungney of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile expressed grief at the demise of Former Union Minister Jaswant Singh, who breathed his last breath at the age of 82 in the early hours of Sunday in Delhi. In a condolence letter … Continued

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Virtual Side-Event on “China’s Weapons of Mass-Subjugation: Surveillance, Camps and Cultural Genocide”

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 14:30

Geneva: Paralleling the ongoing 45th UNHRC Session, The Tibet Bureau Geneva will be hosting a virtual side-event on the topic “China’s Weapons of Mass-Subjugation: Surveillance, Camps and Cultural Genocide” on Tuesday 29 September between  7 pm to 8:30 pm (Indian Time); 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm (Geneva … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s message to the peace builders

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 14:16

Message by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the peacebuilders as part of the ‘Conversations that offer peace’ campaign organised by The Peace Studio, 21 September 2020: “Today’s world, comparatively I think everywhere people now feel that peace is very … Continued

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CTA President condoles demise of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh

Sun, 09/27/2020 - 22:04

Dharamshala: The President of the Central Tibetan Administration Dr Lobsang Sangay extended his condolence over the demise of former Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart Jaswant Singh. The former Union minister died in New Delhi on Sunday following … Continued

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OOT London organises expert talk on Songtsen Gampo for Tibetan youth

Sun, 09/27/2020 - 20:42

London: The Office of Tibet, London organised a virtual talk by Dr. Martin Mills on the topic: ‘Songtsen Gampo, King of Kings’ to Tibetan youth on Saturday, 26 September 2020. The event is a part of the virtual celebration of the … Continued

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Coercive “Labour Trainings” of over half a million Tibetans by China raised at UNHRC Session

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 02:04

Geneva: On 25 September 2020, at the ongoing 45th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council, the issue of coercive “labour trainings” of over half a million Tibetans in Tibet by China was raised by Thinlay Chukki, CTA’s Special Appointee … Continued

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Gaden Phodrang appeals for collective prayers for world peace

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 01:18

Dharamshala: The Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama (OHHDL) has issued a public appeal, urging the Tibetan Buddhist community to observe select prayers for world peace and speedy resolution to crises prevailing around the world. Read the prayer instructions here:

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SARD launches comprehensive study of “Tibetan diaspora community outside South Asia”

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 00:21

Dharamshala: The Social and Resources Development Fund (SARD), Department of Finance, CTA today launched a comprehensive study of “Tibetan diaspora community outside South Asia” at the press briefing chaired by CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay and Finance Kalon Karma Yeshi. … Continued

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Ontario Legislature passes historic bill to recognise July as “Tibetan Heritage month”, tabled by MPP Bhutila Karpoche

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 15:29

Dharamshala: Amidst the global uncertainty and turmoil brought upon by the Wuhan-originated coronavirus, Tibetans and Tibet supporters have found a reason to rejoice with a new milestone in the growing momentum of support for the Tibetan cause. Ontario Legislature passed … Continued

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