A Tibetan man attempted to set himself on fire today in the exile headquarters of Dharamshala during a mass protest rally marking the 54th Tibetan National Uprising Day. Dawa, in his 30s, reportedly consumed and poured kerosene over himself
Thousands of Tibetans and supporters led by Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay today gathered in the courtyard of Tsug-la Khang in the exile headquarters of Dharamshala to attend the official ceremony of the 54th Tibetan National Uprising Day.
In reports coming out of Tibet, three Tibetan monks today carried out a peaceful protest against China’s rule in Kardze region on eastern Tibet. Today is the 54th Tibetan National Uprising day and the fifth anniversary of the 2008 mass uprisings in Tibet.
A coalition of Chinese, Australian, and Vietnamese supporters along with Tibetans today marked the 54th Tibetan National Uprising Day in the Australian city of Melbourne.
The Statement of Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay on the 54th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day
On this day in 1959, thousands of Tibetans from all walks of life and all three regions of Tibet (U-Tsang, Kham and Amdo) converged in Lhasa to resist and protest the Chinese invasion and occupation of Tibet. We are the children of this tragic yet historic moment in Tibet’s rich, unique, 2,000-plus year history. Today, we are gathered here to re-dedicate ourselves to the brave struggle started by the selfless elder generation. We pay tribute to all tho
Statement of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day, March 10, 2013
Today marks the day when 54 years ago the government of the People’s Republic of China, pursuing a devious stratagem to seize Tibet, unleashed in the country’s capital Lhasa actions that included a vicious threat to the life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. And it also marks the day when the Tibetan people stag
Tens of thousands of Tibetans and supporters will be pouring out on the streets the world over on March 10 to observe the 54th Tibetan National Uprising Day. Since March last year, more than 80 Tibetans have set themselves on fire