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Tibet in U.S.-China relations: A real politik rivalry

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 15:58

By Tenzin Lhadon for Tibet Policy Institute, 14 July 2020, Read the original article published on tibetpolicy.net With the U.S. State Department announcing its new visa restrictions on Tuesday against Chinese officials involved in restricting American citizens and officials from entering … Continued

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Virtual Side-Event on “Human Rights Situation in Tibet”

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 14:11

Geneva: Paralleling the ongoing 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the Tibet Bureau Geneva will be holding a virtual side-event titled “Human Rights Situation in Tibet” on 15 July 2020. The panel discussion will be broadcasted live via … Continued

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Historic milestone: 20 students to receive the prestigious Sikyong Scholarship this year

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 02:38

Dharamshala: The wait is finally over. Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi has declared the results for class XII examinations (AISSCE) 2020 today on its official website- cbseresults.nic.in. For the first time since the inception of the prestigious Sikyong Scholarship in … Continued

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Former Tibetan political prisoner, Samdup, passes away at the age of 50 in Tibet 

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 23:49

Dharamshala: The UN, EU & Human Rights Desk, DIIR has learned about the sad news of the demise of a former Tibetan political prisoner, Samdup from Changra township, Phenpo county in Tibetan Autonomous Region.  A former monk, (monk name: Thinley Choedhen) of … Continued

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Western Countries cannot remain silent in the face of Chinese bullying and repression against Tibetan people, says Italian MP Bianchi

Sun, 07/12/2020 - 01:18

Geneva: Voicing concern over China’s continued violations of international human rights obligation, a member of Italian Parliament said that international communities cannot afford to keep “pretending” and urged that Western countries can no longer remain “silent in the face of … Continued

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Mongolia celebrates 85th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Sun, 07/12/2020 - 00:25

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 85th anniversary was celebrated widely in Mongolia, with many religious and public organizations taking an active part in actual and online festive events. Gandan Tegchinling Monastery The main Buddhist temple of Mongolia Gandan … Continued

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Trending This Week on Social Media: Netizens pour in wishes for His Holiness’ 85th birthday

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 13:30

By Tenzin Jigme, DIIR Social Media Journalist As His Holiness the Great 14th Dalai Lama turned 85 on 6 July, warm wishes and greetings poured in from netizens across the globe. On the morning of his birthday, His Holiness shared … Continued

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Tibetans Urge UN on A-nya Sengdra and Against Triad of Collusion by Chinese Authorities, Police and Judiciary on Land Grabs

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 02:26

Geneva: During the ongoing 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Tibetans today urged the UN to raise voice against the triad of collusion by the Chinese state authorities, Chinese police and Chinese judiciary to permit and enable … Continued

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Celebration of 85th Birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Central and Eastern Europe

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 02:11

Geneva: Earlier this week, the world’s most admired and Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama, turned 85. Admirers and followers from across the globe joined the celebration and prayed for the global beacon of peace and non-violence to … Continued

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CTA President calls the US sanctions on top Chinese officials ‘a right and a timely message to China’

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 21:19

Dharamshala: The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on three senior officials of the Chinese Communist Party, including Chen Quanguo, party secretary of the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region and member of Politburo, for involvement in “gross human rights violations” against … Continued

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wishes His Holiness the Dalai Lama a belated birthday

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 20:57

Dharamshala: US Secretary of State Pompeo, at the press briefing earlier this week extended a warm belated birthday wish to His Holiness the Dalai Lama on his 85th. Greeting the Tibetan spiritual leade right at the beginning of his remarks, … Continued

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15th CTA Task Force briefing: 7 new cases this week, total 25 active cases and 43 recoveries

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 00:30

Dharamshala: At the 15th COVID-19 press briefing today, the Health department’s Additional Secretary Jampa Phuntsok and Dr Tsamchoe and Dr Tsundue of CTA COVID-19 Task Force gave the latest updates on COVID-19 status in Tibetan community and clarified public confusions and … Continued

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CTA Receives Almost USD 1 Million in Direct Funding from the U.S. Government

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 22:23

Dharamshala: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a sum of $997,124 to SARD to “strengthen the financial and cultural resilience of the Tibetan people and contribute towards a sustained resilience of the Tibetan people’s economic and cultural … Continued

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Newly formed Taiwanese Parliamentary Group for Tibet says Dalai Lama should be allowed to visit Taiwan without any restriction from China

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 19:42

Dharamshala: Independent legislator and Chair of the Taiwanese parliamentary group for Tibet Freddy Lim said on Wednesday that His Holiness the Dalai Lama should be allowed to visit Taiwan without any restriction from China during the founding event of the … Continued

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Photo exhibition inspired by the historic meeting of Václav Havel and His Holiness the Dalai Lama to be unveiled in Prague

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 18:40

Prague: “I would be happy if Pope John Paul II and the Tibetan Dalai Lama, visited our country even if only for a single day,” said Czechoslovak President Vaclav Havel in his first New Year’s speech on January 1, 1990. A … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s conversation with members of Metropolitan police

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 14:13

Dharasmhala: When His Holiness the Dalai Lama saw the faces of an array of police officers and staff of the Metropolitan Police on the screens before him this morning, he waved and greeted them warmly, “Hello, hello, hello”. Once he … Continued

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Russian Buddhists and well-wishers converge online to wish His Holiness happy birthday

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 14:09

Moscow: Restrictions on mass gatherings which are still in force in the Russian Federation did not prevent thousands of Buddhists and well-wishers across Russia from celebrating an auspicious occasion of 85th anniversary of His Holiness the Dalai Lama with numerous … Continued

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Visa Restrictions on Chinese Govt Officials The Right Message by US: CTA President

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 00:24

Dharamshala: “The Chinese government officials who think they can get away with violating Tibetan rights, that they can act with impunity are proved wrong now. The US government is taking actions and all those Chinese officials, hopefully, even their family … Continued

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Acting USAID Administrator John Barsa says Americans find huge inspiration in the values promoted by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:11

Dharamshala: The USAID Acting Administrator John Barsa greeted His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the auspicious occasion of his 85th birthday. In a letter addressed to His Holiness, Mr. Barsa glorified His Holiness’ commitment towards nonviolence, tolerance, and most significantly … Continued

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Five Tibetans hold cycle rally across Switzerland urging the UN to hold Special Session on Tibet

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 16:40

Geneva: Five Tibetans in Switzerland concluded a four-day cycle rally for Tibet in Geneva on 7th July, coinciding the second week of the 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council session. The team led by Migmar Tsering Dengo and joined … Continued

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