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A long struggle for freedom of Tibet: We must remember the martyrs

Dharamshala: – The military-dominated regime of China has, for decades, occupied and oppressed Tibet and its people. Major cities and counties of Tibet, eastern to central have become more like Tibetan prisons. China’s iron-fist policy is a virtual fortress; our brothers and sisters face gross violations of human rights as a continuing fixture of the […]

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Effects of colonialism and dictatorism on Tibet’s past and present

Dharamshala: – The challenge of Human Rights campaigners around the world is to reflect on the commitments of past generations who worked so hard and sacrificed everything to bring Democracy, freedom and human values to the people of today. Tibetans in their own home country have become victims of deep-seated prejudice. Carefully created hardline policies […]

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Secular ethics is appropriate for 21st century: HH the Dalai Lama

  Dharamshala: – His Holiness the Dalai Lama was welcomed into the council chamber of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh (LAHDC) on 15 July, where His Holiness heard about the hardships the Ladakhi people have overcome and spoke of the importance of secular ethics in modern education. The Chief Executive Councillor, Rigzin Spalbar […]

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Do not be fooled by China’s propaganda on Tibet and Tibetan people

  Dharamshala: – As Tibetans and peace loving people, we realize that there is a Chinese propaganda waged to capture the hearts and minds of Tibetans. It is now waged using not only their modern weapons, but also their state-run television, radio and other types of media. While we fight using the method of freedom, […]

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Dolgyal followers making baseless allegations: Sikyong of Tibet

  Dharamshala: – Mainly non-Tibetans who associated with the propitiation of Dolgyal are making baseless allegations against His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dr Lobsang Sangay, Sikyong or the democratically-elected political leader of the Tibetan people said in a statement dated May 8, Thursday. ‘The Central Tibetan Administration strongly condemns the protests against His Holiness the […]

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Why freedom of speech matters: The silenced struggle in Tibet

Dharamshala: – Despite strong international criticism for the lack of press freedom and freedom of speech, including Internet access, in Chinese-occupied Tibet, Chinese officials have claimed that the number of people with access to the internet in the Himalayan region was “2.03 million at the end of 2013,” according to a recent report by state […]

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Chinese colonialism in Tibet causes cultural identity crisis

Dharamshala: – Many argue that there are two important reasons for China to invade Tibet: The first being the ability to access the vast amount of natural resources from the Himalayan region. The second is to have a buffer of land separating China from every possible threat. Although many people still struggle with these reasons […]

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(October 13, 2012) - The local Tibetans refused to hand over his body to Chinese authorities and they took his body back to his home. As a mark of respect, they then gathered to pay their last respects to Tamdrin Dorjee and offered traditional scarves to his body. Photo: The Tibet Post International

55th Tibetan Self-immolator Dies in Protest Against China’s Rule

Dharamshala: – A Tibetan man set himself alight and died today, Saturday afternoon in Tsoe city, Malho county of Amdho region, north-eastern Tibet to protests against China’s repressive policies targeting Tibetans in their homeland, according to a latest information received by The Tibet Post International (TPI), an independent news agency based in Dharamshala, India. “Tamdrin […]

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Rinchen Dolma from Sikkim is Miss Himalaya 2012

Dharamshala: – Twenty-three-year-old Rinchen Dolma from Sikkim was crowned the Miss Himalaya 2012 at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts in McLeod Ganj on Saturday night. Dolma, a final-year college student from Chandigarh, was determined the winner among the five contestants by a panel of three judges. After the crowning, Dolma said, “Goals are brain […]

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New Delhi: - September 22, 2012, at Jantar Mantar, Indian police taking away one of three indefinite Hunger Strikers, Mr Dhondup Lhadar, TYC Vice-president. Photo: Deliberation/Yeshe Choesang

Indian Police Forcibly Take Away TYC Indefinite Hunger Strikers to Delhi Hospital

New Delhi, 22nd September, 2012: The TYC Indefinite Hunger Strike faced its dark day today, when around 1pm this afternoon the Delhi Police came with their medical officials to have a check up done of the three fasting leaders. On checking their vitals and getting the readings, the medical officials had a discussion with the […]

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Tibetans Deal With a Regime Which Believes Only in Authoritarianism: Sinha

Dharamshala: – On September 16, 2012, Mr Yashwant Sinha, Member of Indian Parliament and former union minister for finance and external affairs, said that people of Tibet are dealing with the Chinese government, a regime which lacks humanism and believes only in authoritarianism and repression, during his first day of 3-day visit to the Tibetan […]

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Today’s World Needs Both Mental And Material Development: Dalai Lama

Dharamshala: -During the morning session of the first day, September 4, 2012, His Holiness the Dalai Lama began his three day teaching on Shantideva’s “A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life” at the main Tibetan Temple in Dharamshala, India. His Holiness will continue from the 5th chapter of Shantideva’s book. Thousands of devotees, including […]

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52nd Tibetan Democracy Day

His Holiness The Dalai Lama Attends The 52nd Tibetan Democracy Day

Dharamshala:  – Tibetans around the world celebrate the 52nd Tibetan Democracy Day which marks the anniversary of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s efforts to transform Tibetan society into a democracy. Thousands of Tibetan exiles in Dharamshala, India, celebrated the day, which marks the beginning of the Tibetan government in exile in India. The spiritual leader […]

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Kalon Tripa addressing staff and students at Sarah College, Sarah, Dharamshala, India, August 13, 2012. Photo: TPI

Entire Tibet Is Now ‘Under Undeclared Martial Law, Exile Govt. Appeals For Help

Dharamshala: – With the wave of self-immolation protests spreading across Tibet, the entire region is now ‘under undeclared martial law.’ The Chinese regime has banned international tourists and journalists from entering the Tibet, exile Tibetan government said on Thursday, August 30, 2012. “The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) is gravely concerned by the deteriorating situation in […]

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Tibetan Teens Set Themselves Alight In Tibet To Protest China’s Rule

Dharamshala, India: – Two Tibetans have set themselves on fire Monday morning at around 08.30 am, August 27, 2012 (Tibet Time) in Ngaba county, north-eastern Tibet (Chinese: Aba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province) to protest agianst China to ends its repressive policies in Tibet. There were no immediate details of the two self-immolators who have […]

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Tibetan Govt. Thanks India For Withdrawing Case Against 17th Karmapa

Dharamshala: – The Central Tibetan Administration Thursday, April 26 thanked the Government of Himachal Pradesh for withdrawing case against His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Rinpoche. “The Kashag of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) welcomes the Himachal Pradesh State government’s decision to withdraw the criminal case pending against the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorjee,” […]

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