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Representative Tashi Phuntsok speaks on Tibetan ‘Democracy In Exile, The New Model To Counter Authoritarianism?’

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 13:36

Brussels: The international movement called ‘NOW’ based in Brussels organised a 24-hour marathon event and discussions to highlight the oppressed nations and regions under China. The issues of Tibet, Taiwan, Hongkong, East Turkestan and South Mongolia were the main focus. … Continued

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25th COVID-19 Briefing: 33 new cases this week, total 175 active cases and 109 recoveries

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 02:38

Dharamshala: Total coronavirus cases tally in Tibetan community in India crossed 295 with an increase of 33 new cases and 5 deaths in the last one week. The total 295 cases include 175 active cases, 109 recoveries and 11 deaths, the … Continued

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Cultivating our Common Humanity amidst Uncertainty

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 00:20

Dharamshala: This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama was invited to take part in a dialogue with Prof Andreas Roepstorff of the Interacting Minds Centre, Aarhus University, Denmark on the theme ‘Cultivating our Common Humanity amidst Uncertainty’. His Holiness was … Continued

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57-year-old Tibetan released after serving 8 years in Chinese prison 

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 17:32

Dharamshala: According to official sources, Phagba Kyab, a Tibetan political prisoner, held for over eight years in Chinese prison for allegedly pouring petrol on a Tibetan who self-immolated in 2012 was recently released. Phagpa Kyab, aged 57 from eastern Tibet was … Continued

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Wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi a Happy Birthday

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 16:44

Dharamshala: Today, on the occasion of his 70th birthday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishing him many happy returns of the day and praying for his continued good health. “This has … Continued

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‘I call her Mata-Ji because of the motherly affection she showed me and many Tibetans’: His Holiness condoles death of Dr Kapila Vatsyayan

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 23:17

Dharamshala: On receiving news today that his old friend Kapila Vatsyayan had passed away, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to her brother Shri Subash Bhashi to offer his condolences. He noted that he had known Smt Vatsyayan since his … Continued

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Sikyong condoles death of leading Indian scholar Padma Vibhushan Dr Kapila Vatsyayan

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 22:24

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay today condoled the demise of India’s preeminent art scholar, former MP Padma Vibhusan Dr Kapila Vatsyayan and said the senior bureaucrat was pivotal in establishing Tibetan educational and cultural institutes in India in 1960s. “I … Continued

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European Council President Charles Michel says he expects to visit Tibet during the EU-China Human Rights Dialogue

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:35

Brussels: The European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a high-level virtual meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss their relationships on Monday, 14 September 2020. The video … Continued

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Sikyong condoles the demise of Former Union Minister Dr. Raghuvansh Prasad Singh and Arya Samaj leader Swami Agnivesh

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 20:20

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay, the democratically elected political leader of the Tibetan people, today condoled the demise of two Indian leaders, Former Union Minister Dr Raghuvansh Prasad Singh and Swami Agnivesh who passed away just days apart. In his condolence … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama to speak on Cultivating our Common Humanity amidst Uncertainty

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 21:40

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will engage in a dialogue on “Cultivating our Common Humanity amidst Uncertainty”, an initiative of Mind & Life Europe, by video link from his residence in Dharamsala, HP, India on September 17, 2020. The meeting … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney offers condolence to Former Union Minister Dr. Raghuvansh Prasad Singh

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 20:40

Dharamshala: Speaker Pema Jungney of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile offers his deepest condolence on behalf of Tibetans in and outside Tibet to the family members of Dr. Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, a veteran socialist leader, and former Union Minister who passed … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney condoles the demise of Arya Samaj leader Swami Agnivesh

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 20:35

Dharamshala: Speaker Pema Jungney of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile offers his heartfelt condolence on the sad demise of the Indian Social activist, former Cabinet Minister of the Haryana Government, an Arya Samaj leader Swami Agnivesh who on 11 September breathed his last breath … Continued

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His Holiness appeals G7 members to collectively combat climate change to save the world

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 20:17

Dharamshala: At the virtual G7 Speaker’s Conference on September 12, Nobel Peace laureate and Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was invited as the keynote speaker on the theme, ‘Climate Crisis with Economic and Environmental Justice for All’. … Continued

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Chief Representative Shimla pays courtesy call on HP Governor

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 13:55

Shimla: The Chief Representative (CTA), Shimla Ms. Tenzin Nangwa with her secretary Ms. Tsering Chozom and the President and Secretary of Local Tibetan Assembly, Shimla Mr. Tenzin Yeshi and Mr. Tenzin Palden respectively paid a courtesy call on His Excellency … Continued

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His Holiness at G7 Speakers’ Conference: take action on climate change to save the world

Sun, 09/13/2020 - 14:11

Dharamshala: The Group of Seven or G7 Speaker/Heads of Parliament’s Conference held virtually on September 12, invited Nobel Peace laureate and Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama to address on the theme of “Climate Crisis with Economic and … Continued

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The Seventh Tibet Work Forum: An Assessment

Sun, 09/13/2020 - 14:04

By Tenzin Tseten for Tibet Policy Institute, 11 September 2020, Read the original article published on tibetpolicy.net The Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has convened its Seventh Tibet Work Forum for two days in Beijing from August 28 … Continued

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‘We will continue to support and raise Tibet in Swiss Parliament, never give up,’ Swiss MP Lisa Mazzone to Tibetan Peace Marchers

Sat, 09/12/2020 - 01:45

Geneva: The Tibetan peace marchers, walking from Zurich to Geneva reached Bern, the capital of Switzerland today on 11 September 2020. The peace marchers were welcomed by the Tibetan community of Bern and commended them for their initiative. Ms. Lisa … Continued

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TPI launches its latest research collection: ‘Lockdown Ruminations: Reflections on Tibet in times of COVID-19’

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 19:30

Dharamshala: China’s fall out from the coronavirus outbreak has thrown a harsh spotlight on its totalitarian regime and the scrutiny is only mounting as political, social, economic and environmental repercussions of the Wuhan-originated pandemic continues to unfold. ‘Lockdown Ruminations, Reflection … Continued

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24th CTA COVID-19 Task Force Briefing: 113 cases this week and 1 death

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 16:41

Dharamshala: At the routine task force briefing, Dr Tsamchoe, Dr Tsundue, and Disease Prevention Programme Coordinator Sonam from the Department of Health updated the pandemic status, reviewed measures undertaken by the CTA, and shared relevant guidance for public awareness. Disease Prevention Programme … Continued

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French Senate Tibet Group celebrates the 85th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Thu, 09/10/2020 - 21:02

Paris, France: The All-party Parliamentary Group for Tibet in the French Senate and the Office of Tibet, Paris celebrated the 85th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Tuesday at the Senate hall in Paris. The official celebration was … Continued

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