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Four Tibetan peace marchers of Switzerland’s final leg in Geneva

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 13:51

Geneva: A group of four Tibetans in Switzerland concluded a week-long peace march in Geneva, on 30th June, coinciding with the opening of the 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council session. The team led by Tsangmada Lobsang Dhargyal … Continued

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Resolution of Tibet issue imperative for India’s stability and peace with China: CTA President

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 13:57

Dharamshala: CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay was invited to address the 6th Foreign Correspondents Club of South Asia on the issue of Tibet and its significance in the resolution of India-China border disputes as a renowned Tibetan scholar and CTA … Continued

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Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay: COVID-19 virus in the body or soul?

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 19:46

Dharamshala: “The Wuhan originated coronavirus which has changed everyday life around the world teaches us an important lesson that the present institutional mechanism is not adequate to approach the things as they are now. New thinking and paradigm shift in … Continued

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COVID-19 Has Exposed a Chink in China’s Cyber-Suppression Armour

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 14:24

Tenzin Dalha for The Quint, 27 June 2020, Read the original article here The novel coronavirus pandemic, which has spread beyond the borders of mainland China has brought the world to a screeching standstill, with the global infection count swelling to upwards … Continued

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CTA President: We Urge Human Rights Council to Hold Special Session on Human Rights Violations by China

Sun, 06/28/2020 - 05:17

UN independent experts in a recent press statement urged the UN Human Right Council for decisive measures including a special session to evaluate the human rights violations by China. In this regard, the President of Central Tibetan Administration Dr. Lobsang … Continued

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Vision of a More Compassionate & Peaceful World

Sat, 06/27/2020 - 16:30

Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP – This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama took part in a ‘webinar’ organized by Amity University. When he entered the sitting room at his residence, he smiled, folded his hands in greeting and silently sat … Continued

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UN Experts Call for Urgent Decisive Measures Against China for Collective Repression of Population in Tibet and other Regions under China

Sat, 06/27/2020 - 15:42

Around 50 UN independent experts and from 30 UN Special Procedure Mandate Holders have called on the United Nations Human Rights Council to “act with a sense of urgency to take all appropriate measures to monitor Chinese human rights practices.” … Continued

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Acting Settlement Officer assumes charge as Odisha Tibetan Settlement Officer

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 21:42

Odisha: Odisha Tibetan Settlement Officer’s official handing over ceremony took place today at the settlement. In the absence of the newly appointed Settlement officer who has been unable to assume his new role at the Settlement Office currently, due to … Continued

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Apart from Tibet, India’s own history with China teaches a lesson to deal with China’s aggression

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 20:30

Dharamshala: CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay spoke to ‘India Ahead’s Ridhima Bhatnagar in a 20-minute interview on the ongoing border clashes between India and China, sharing his expert knowledge as a Tibetan scholar and democratically-elected political leader of the Tibetan … Continued

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17 new COVID cases reported in Tibetan community in exile and Nepal

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 19:18

Dharamshala: At the 13th press briefing of the Wuhan originated COVID-19 Task Force, Dr. Tsering Tsamchoe said that 17 new cases have been reported in the Tibetan community this week as per the report of the CTA COVID-19 Emergency Relief … Continued

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Remembering the Tibetans Prisoners of Conscience on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 16:44

“Torturers must never be allowed to get away with their crimes, and systems that enable torture should be dismantled or transformed.” – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres  26 June 2020, marks the 23rd anniversary of the UN International Day in Support … Continued

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Fight the disease, not the patients: Health Kalon appeals public and media against stigmatizing COVID-19 patients

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 05:25

Dharamshala: Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk today urged the public as well as the media not to stigmatize the patients of coronavirus, saying that stigma could be more dangerous than the virus itself. “We must collectively work to shed the stigma around … Continued

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CTA gears up for 85th birthday celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, dedicates him ‘Year of Gratitude’

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 05:05

ཏོག་དབྱིབས་གཉན་རིམས་ལས་དོན་ཚོགས་ཆུང་གི་གསར་འགོད་གསལ་བསྒྲགས། བོད་མིའི་སྒྲིག་འཛུགས་ཀྱི་ཏོག་དབྱིབས་གཉན་རིམས་ལས་དོན་ཚོགས་ཆུང་གི་གསར་འགོད་གསལ་བསྒྲགས། Posted by TIBET TV on Thursday, 25 June 2020 Dharamshala: Despite the restrictions imposed by the Wuhan-originated coronavirus pandemic, there will be no shortage of celebrations for the upcoming 85th birthday of Tibet’s most esteemed leader and global icon, … Continued

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CTA President’s 30 Back-to-Back Media Interviews Push Tibet as Core Issue in Resolving India’s Border Tensions with China

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 17:54

Dharamshala: With nations around the world still paying the price for China’s system that propelled the spread of coronavirus around the globe, the unapologetic Chinese government executes an expansionist agenda to overturn the international rule of law and forcefully bend … Continued

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EU expresses concern on deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet at 22nd EU-China Summit

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 19:14

Brussels: The European Union and China held their 22nd round of EU-China Summit via videoconference on 22nd June 2020. In normal circumstances, this year’s Summit would have taken place in Beijing. European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula … Continued

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India-Tibet-China: Synergising Global Peace

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 16:46

Dharamshala: In order to bring lasting peace to the border incursions and tensions, the historical status of Tibet and the historical relationship between India and Tibet must be revived said President Dr. Lobsang Sangay on Monday during a virtual discourse … Continued

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OOT Washington DC to host virtual celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 85th Birthday

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 22:30

Washington DC: The Office of Tibet-DC is hosting a virtual celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 85th birthday on July 6th from 10:00 am – 11:30 am EST. This celebration will feature special guest speakers, prayers, and music. More … Continued

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OOT Washington DC to host essay contest for Tibetan youth in North America to mark ‘Year of Gratitude to His Holiness the Dalai Lama’

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 22:24

Washington DC: As a part of the Gratitude Celebration to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the Office of Tibet-DC is inviting young Tibetans in North America to participate in an essay competition. The topic of the essay is: “Legacy … Continued

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The other ‘pandemic’: marginalization of Tibetan culture

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 20:05

By Karma Tenzin for Tibet Policy Institute, 19 June 2020, Read the original article published on tibetpolicy.net The year 2020 will be remembered as one of the most disturbing times in human history. The Covid-19 virus that had its origin in … Continued

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Mind & Life Conversation: Resilience, Compassion, & Science for Healing Today

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 13:54

Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India – This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama took part in a Mind & Life Conversation from his residence by means of video conferencing. Joining him were: Richie Davidson, Carolyn Jacobs, Thupten Jinpa, and Susan … Continued

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