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Dalai Lama calls for unity of Tibet, Dr Sangay sworn in as Prime Minister

Dharamshala — The most important aspect of the Tibetan movement should be to fulfill the aspirations of the majority Tibetans who continue to remain inside Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, while calling for concerted effort to resolve the issue of Tibet. Dr Lobsang Sangay, the newly re-elected Sikyong, or political leader, was sworn […]

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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-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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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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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 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

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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Dalai Lama urges youth to take active role in protecting our only home, Planet Earth

Dharamshala — In his message to the COP21 International Climate Conference, to be held in Paris, from 30 November to 11 December, the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama urged the generation of the 21st century to take a more active role in protecting the planet. This December, 25,000 delegates from 190 […]

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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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Tibetan election is a victory for democracy and change

Dharamshala — The upcoming Tibetan elections are a significant milestone for democracy in Tibetan community, as the second Tibetan general election after the complete development of His Holiness the Dalai Lama from his political role is fast approaching. The primary election for Sikyong (prime minister) and Chithue (members of parliament) of the Tibetan-Government-in Exile is […]

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Xi’s Tibet policy is nothing new, but an old colonial war against Tibet

Dharamshala — The Chinese President Xi Jinping’s commitment to “Ethnic Unity”, “Economy Development” and “Social Stability” in Tibet under the banner of “Peaceful Liberation”, nether seeks a peaceful solution nor a signal for a new reform of more openness. But it clearly shows China is further strengthening an integral element of another “cultural revolution” project […]

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Dialogue is the only way to resolve Tibet issue, says top leader

Dharamshala — Celebrating the 80th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Monday morning, the political leader of Tibet Dr Lobsang Sangay stressed his hope that “the Chinese leadership will soon understand the Middle Way Approach as a mutually beneficial solution and continue the dialogue process with the envoys of His Holiness the Dalai […]

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Genocide in the 20th Century: Massacres in Tibet: 1966-76

Dharamshala — Anyone who regularly observes the topsy-turvy world of Chinese politics and policies in Tibet understands that the past, even the remote past, can exert a grief impact on the present and future. Recent major historical anniversaries — like that of the 1949 Occupation or the 1966 Cultural Revolution and its massacres or the […]

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Is China wittingly replacing temples in Tibet with propaganda centers?

Dharamshala— China’s tough new policy of abusing Tibetan people is sowing doubts and confusion in Tibet, where the authorities are trying to replace Buddhist temples and monasteries in Tibet with propaganda centers for the ruling Communist Party. China has dispatched government agents into every village in Tibet as part of an unprecedented surveillance and ‘political […]

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Our compassion needs to be active and involved: The 17th Karmapa of Tibet

Redlands, California, U.S. (March 115-17, 2015)– The 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje delivered a lecture on the theme of ‘Caring Connections: Compassion, Technology and the Environment after meeting with both students and faculty at Stanford campus as part of his two-day visit to the campus and his two-month tour of the United States. The […]

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Tibet and the global economy: is today’s China poisoning the West?

Dharamshala — The democratic ideals of freedom and liberty that the world enjoy today were won through a decades-long struggle. However, despite the values of respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and human rights, a popular future slogan may arise among the Western world who fought for these principles: “Today’s […]

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