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Spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Photo: TPI

86% of French public wants Hollande to meet Dalai Lama

Dharamshala — A new opinion poll finds 86% of French public wants President Francois Hollande and other top officials to meet the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama during his seven-day trip to France. Tibet Support Groups in the French National Assembly have made similar appeals to Mr Hollande, in favor of […]

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Exiled parliament lauds US support for resolving the issue of Tibet

Tibetan Parliament lauds US support for resolving the issue of Tibet

The Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile expressed gratitude to US President Barack Obama for his government support for resolving the issue of Tibet and meeting His Holiness the the Dalai Lama at the White House on 15 June 2016, despite strong objections from the Chinese government. “On behalf of Tibetans in and outside Tibet, the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile sincerely […]

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Tibetan troops flying Tibetan national flag, in Lhasa, Tibet, in 1936. Photo: The Tibet Album

From the legal standpoint, Tibet has not lost its Nationhood

Dharamshala — With a written history of more than 2000 years, Tibet had been remained an independent, sovereign State. However, The People’s Republic of China (PRC) justifies its occupation by claiming that Tibet has been part of China for around 800 years. It’s claim is not supported by facts. Tibet has cultivated and maintained a […]

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Self-immolations in Tibet terms China worst violator of human rights. Photo: TPI

Self-immolation in Tibet terms China worst violator of human rights

The root causes of protest by Tibetans in Tibet against the Chinese communist regime, including self-immolations, stem from a wide range of factors such as, violent political repression, cultural assimilation, economic marginalisation, ethnic discrimination, nomadic displacement and environmental destruction. Everyone knows the China’s Communist government has and continues to implement such hardline and cruel policies […]

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Two Tibetan women casting their votes in the ballot box at the main Tibetan temple in McLeod Ganj, India, on October 18, 2015. Photo: TPI/Yeshe Choesang

We must vote, while keeping struggle for freedom of Tibet alive

Dharamshala — The 2016 Sikyong and members of the Tibetan Parliament election is one of the most important for the past many years. Not only the Kashag is in play but also the Parliament and, after the devolution of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s political responsibilities to the democratically elected Tibetan leadership, even the future […]

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Censorship in the People's Republic of China is implemented or mandated by the the Communist Party of China. Photo: File

Propaganda machine in dictator Mao’s China fails its campaign on Tibet

Dharamshala — China’s iron-fisted policy has bestowed to Tibet occupation, colonization, political repression, cultural assimilation, and environmental destruction among other factors for more than half a century making the conflict in Tibet one of the long-standing global issues. There is no visible difference, whether they call it China’s third era, the end of reform, growth, […]

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Tibetan capital Lhasa placed under lockdown during Pelosi visit

Tibetan capital Lhasa placed under lock-down during Pelosi visit

Dharamshala —Sources coming out of Tibet say that repressive measures undertaken by the Chinese government to silence Tibetan voices and obfuscate the real situation inside Tibet ahead of the US Congressional Delegation’s visit which concluded recently. The Capital city of Tibet, “Lhasa was placed under a severe lock-down in late October and early November,” the […]

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After China trip, U.S. delegation sees hope for common ground on Tibet

After China trip, U.S. delegation sees hope for common ground on Tibet

Washington, D.C. — After meeting with top Chinese government officials in China and Tibet, the delegation of US Congressional Democrats led by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday an opportunity exists to find “common ground” with Chinese authorities on Tibet. The Democratic Minority leader of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, […]

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Foreign observers: Tibetan democracy is a moral example to the world

Foreign observers: Tibetan democracy is a moral example to the world

Dharamshala — Representatives of foreign delegations observed ‘Exile Tibetan Primary Elections’ stressed Sunday that the voting process in Tibetan elections offers lessons for the Future and marked by high turnout. They said that “Tibetans in Exile will further strengthen the moral example they display to the world.” A four-delegates representing the Asia Democracy Network (ADN), […]

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