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“The Chinese government systematically impeded travel to the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) and Tibetan areas”: US State Department

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 03:10
  The Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, US Department of State has submitted its report to the US Congress under the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act regarding “the level of access Chinese authorities granted to US diplomats and … Continued

Urgent Appeal for Relief Fund Donation: Itanagar Tibetan families

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 21:44
During protests in Itanagar and nearby town of Naharlagun in the state of Arunachal Pradesh on 22nd February, this year due to certain local issues, 19 shops taken on rent by the Tibetans in Naharlagun have been totally devastated by fire … Continued

Human Rights Committee of German Parliament Calls Resumption of Sino-Tibet Dialogue

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 16:30
Geneva, 25 March 2019: The Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid of the German Parliament called China to “immediately stop the repression of the Tibetan people” and “resume dialogue with the legitimate representatives of the Tibetans”, in a joint … Continued

Sixth Day of 7th Session of 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 14:30
Dharamsala: Chaired by Speaker Pema Jungney, session commenced with continuation of debate and approval on 2019-2020 proposed budget of Gang-Jong Development Finance Pvt. Ltd (GDF) under Department of Finance. Proceeding with the list of business, the session continued with debate … Continued

Tibetan National Flag Hoisted at Picardy Town Hall, France

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 17:42
France: Long time Tibet supporter Ms.Yolande Caumont coordinated visit of Representative Tashi Phuntsok and Secretary Namgyal Samdup at Amiens on 22nd and 23rd March 2019. They met Senator of the Somme, Mr.Christian Manable, Mayor of the Vers Sur Selle, Mr. … Continued

Chinese Communist Leadership Should Stop its Tirade Against His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:46
By T.G. Arya* Chinese leadership often accuses His Holiness the Dalai Lama as a separatist. But if we study the conduct and speeches of the Chinese leadership and the local party leaders, it is actually the other way round. In … Continued

Fifth day of 7th Session of 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 15:30
Dharamshala: Chaired by Speaker Mr. Pema Jungney, the session commenced with debate on the 2019-2020 Recurring Budget and Special Recurring Budget of Audit General and its branch at southern India which was later approved. Subsequently 2019-2020 Recurring Budgets of Audit General’s other branches in … Continued

World TB Day 2019

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 20:10
March 24 is commemorated as World Tuberculosis (TB) Day to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. The theme of World TB Day … Continued

First Mongolian Spiritual Retreat organized by Office of Tibet, Moscow in Dharamshala

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 18:46
Dharamshala: First ever Mongolian Spiritual Retreat began today organized by the Office of Tibet, Moscow. Aimed to benefit the Buddhist followers in Moscow, the event will strive to promote values of Buddhism in their hectic professional lives. With over 50 … Continued

Fourth Day of 7th Session of 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 15:00
Dharamshala: Chaired by Speaker Pema Jungney, the fourth day of the seventh session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile saw the election of a new Kalon of the 15th Kashag. In accordance with the provisions in Article 22 of the Charter … Continued

Tibetans Urge UN Member States to Call China to End 60 Years of Human Rights Violations in Tibet

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 14:52
-Filed by Tibet Bureau Geneva Geneva: Tibetan community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein called upon China to end human rights violations in Tibet in a demonstration staged in front of the UN building this Friday. Protestors urged UN Member States to … Continued

Dalai Lama Foundation 2019 Tibetan Graduate (M.A. and Ph.D.) Scholarship Program

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 16:52
Dharamshala: The Dalai Lama Foundation (DLF) announced the 2019 Tibetan Graduate (M.A. and Ph.D.) Scholarship Program for full-time Tibetan graduate students studying in Europe/Australia/North America. A scholarship grant of up to US$10,000 will be awarded to around 18 exceptional candidates, as … Continued

Tibetan Parliament Approves Topgyal Tsering Zongkha as Kalon of 15th Kashag

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 15:53
Dharamshala: Topgyal Tsering Zongkha, Secretary of the Kashag Secretariat, has been appointed as a Kalon of the 15th Kashag following nomination by President Dr Lobsang Sangay on the floor of the Tibetan Parliament today. He was approved as a Kalon … Continued

Senior PRM Delegation Visits Dharamsala

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 15:00
Dharamshala: A delegation of Population, Refugee and Migration (PRM) officials based in Kathmandu, Nepal visited Dharamshala from 19 to 21 March 2019. PRM is an agency within the US States Department and the delegation comprised of Mr. Alex Ave-Lallemant, Regional … Continued

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Condoles Victims of Christchurch Attack

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 14:07
Dharamshala: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered his heartfelt prayers and condolences to the people of New Zealand and families of victims of the terrorist attack on two Christchurch mosques which left scores of people dead and … Continued

‘Thank You, Russia’ Concludes with Tibetan Traditional Songs and Music

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 13:40
Moscow, RUSSIA: ‘Thank you Russia’ concluded in Moscow with Tibetan traditional songs and music performed by renowned Tibetan artist Techung. Techung is a Tibetan Folk and freedom singer/songwriter living in exile and a recipient of New York States Council for … Continued

Third Day of 7th Session of 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 13:00
Dharamshala: The third day of the 7th Session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile commenced with continuation of debate and discussion on 2019-2020 proposed budget of Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR) from the previous day with clarifications from President Dr. Lobsang … Continued

Second Day of 7th Session of 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:01
  Dharamshala: Chaired by Speaker Pema Jungney, the second day of the 7th session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile began with continuation of debate on the official solidarity resolution on the critical situation inside Tibet. The official solidarity resolution passed … Continued

Tibetan National Uprising Marked Across Central and Eastern Europe

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:37
Geneva: In solitary and support for the peaceful non-violence resistance of Tibetans for the last six-decades, Tibet supporters in Central and Eastern Europe marked the 60th anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day. Tibetan national flag was seen hurling across the … Continued

European Parliament hosts Conference on Re-education camps in China and persecution against minorities

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:05
Brussels, BELGIUM: An intense two-hour-long conference on re-education camps in China and persecution against minorities was held in the European Parliament on Tuesday. Hosted by MEP Thomas Mann, the conference featured two sections: a panel discussion on the situation in … Continued