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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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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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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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Xi's Tibet policy nothing less than genocide

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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Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay at the celebration of the 80th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, in Dharamshala, India, on July 6, 2015. Photo: TPI/Dawa Phurbu

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

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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Military Crackdown in Ngaba, TIbet in 2008: China's tyranny violence against Tibetan people and monks after March Uprising. Photo: TPI file

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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President Obama bows to H.H. the Dalai Lama at the National Prayer Breakfast, Feb. 5, 2015 (via CSPAN)

Obama calls Dalai Lama a good friend and inspiration

Dharamshala: – U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday called the spiritual leader of Tibet “a good friend, His Holiness the Dalai Lama” and an inspiration for freedom and compassion, despite strong objections from Chinese government authorities. The two leaders exchanged greetings but did not meet directly, according to media reports. As the event commenced, President […]

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A map showing Tibet and Xijiang separate from China. Photo: Media File

China, Tibet and Xinjiang: Political repression at a high mark: HRW 2015 report

Dharamshala: – “China remains an authoritarian state, one that systematically curbs fundamental rights, including freedom of expression, association, assembly, and religion, when their exercise is perceived to threaten one-party rule,” Human Rights Watch (HRW)said in its World Report 2015. Under president Xi Jinping, China has unleashed the harshest campaign of politically motivated investigations, detentions, and […]

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The Front and Back Cover of the English language book, "Voice of An Exiled Tibetan." Credit: TPI

A new book on Tibet, “Voice of An Exiled Tibetan” released

Dharamshala: – On 10 December Yeshe Choesang, editor-in-chief of the Tibet Post International (TPI), released his book “Voice of An Exiled Tibetan” at the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Dalai Lama’s receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize and the 66th International Human Rights Day. The book is primarily a compilation of articles related to the […]

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