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UN mandate holders question China over prominent Tibetan rights activists

A group of United Nations mandate holders yesterday made public a joint communication that they have sent to China last December about the plight and details of Tibetan language rights advocate

Trump?s new budget proposes zero funds for Tibetans

The newly introduced US budget by the President Donald Trump administration has proposed on halting funds for Tibetans in 2018. The move seen by many as contrary to the decades old US ass

Dalai Lama is the solution for Tibet issue: Sikyong Sangay

Calling on the Chinese government to see the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama as the solution to the longstanding issue of Tibet, President (Sikyong) Dr. Lobsang Sangay of

European Parliamentary Assistants assure support for Tibet

A cross-party delegation of assistants of European Parliamentary expressed their continued support for Tibet?s struggle for freedom and pledged to put human rights and environmental issues before the parliament on their maiden visit to Dharamshala.

The Dalai Lama expresses optimism on Tibet

The Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, said that he is optimistic of resolve in the Tibetan issue, in light of the constant change that is taking place in China and within the ruling Chinese Communist Party. He was speaking as the Chief guest in the Indian capital yesterday at ?Express Adda?, a series of informal interactions organized by The Indian Express Group.

Tibetan President condoles Manchester terror victims

In the wake of the terror attack that rocked the city of Manchester on May 22, President of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile (officially known as Central Tibetan Administration) today expressed his condolences to Britain?s Prime Minister Theresa May and the British people for their losses.

Indian Govt. to lift Karmapa?s travel restrictions

In a positive development for the Tibetan religious figure 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee, the Indian government is reportedly set to lift the travel restrictions currently in place for the young Tibetan lama.

Dalai Lama advocates Social Justice and Equality in Bangalore

The Tibetan Nobel laureate, at an event in Bangalore, said that negative aspects still prevalent in the name of religion such as caste system should be done away with through education and awareness.

66 years since '17-Point Agreement' was forced on Tibet

The Regional Tibetan Youth Congress-Dharamsala commemorated the 66th year since the so-called ?17-Point Agreement? was signed with skit illustrating the circumstances under which the Tibetan representatives were forced to sign the document that ended Tibetan independence.

China must address legitimate Tibetan grievances: Sangay

In light of the self-immolations, the President of the exile Tibetan government, Dr. Lobsang Sangay, said that China holds the key tostopping the pressing issue of Tibetan self-immolations as well as resolving the larger issue of Tibet. Two self-immolations took place in May, including a young Tibetan monk, Jamyang Losel, who fatally set himself ablaze at around on 19 May near the People?s Hospital in Kangtsa County, Amdo Province.

Dalai Lama will soon decide on his successor: Sikyong Sangay

Speaking at the ?Indo-Tibet Summit-2017? in New Delhi before leaving for Washington DC on May 20, the President of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, Dr. Lobsang Sangay said that His Holiness the Dalai Lama would soon decide on his successor.

We need a cultural revolution: Dalai Lama

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in an interaction with group of students from three different institutions said that Tibet-China relation needs a cultural revolution motivated by compassion.

Another Monk Self-immolates in Tibet

Jamyang Losal set himself ablaze at around 5 a.m. on May 19 near the People?s Hospital in Kangtsa County in Tsojang Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Amdo (Ch. Qinghai) Provincea according to Radio Free Asia. The self-immolation by the young monk takes the number of Tibetan self-immolation to 150.

Karmapa Lama makes maiden visit to the UK

The Tibetan Buddhist figure Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee yesterday began his first ever trip to the United Kingdom in the English capital of London, where he will give teachings and

Sikyong Sangay calls on US President to meet Dalai Lama

Ahead of his first visit to Washington DC since the formation of the new government, the President of Central Tibetan Administration (Sikyong) Dr. Lobsang Sangay expressed optimism ove