Dalai Lama talks climate emergency ahead of COP26 Conference in Glasgow

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Oct. 30: The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Saturday released a video statement, inspiring a message in the pursuit of confronting climate change. “At least in Asia, Tibet is the ultimate source of water. All major rivers from Pakistan’s Indus River, India’s Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers, China’s […]

“No room for authoritarianism”, says CTA Prez Penpa Tseing at IPAC meet

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMSHALA, Oct. 30: The President of the exile Tibetan government, known officially as the Central Tibetan Administration called out the Chinese regime and its authoritarian rule during the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) meet held on Friday in Rome. “We are in the 21st century. People have the right to think, act […]

Rights group condemns noted Tibetan writer’s four-year prison sentence

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Oct. 30: The Dharamshala-based human rights group has condemned the recent sentencing of the Tibetan writer Thupten Lobsang Lhundup, famously known by his pen name Dhi Lhaden, to four years of prison in Tibet. The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) based here called on the Chinese authorities to […]

China’s repression is transnational: Freedom House

By Tenzin Lekhden DHARAMSHALA, Oct. 30: With the recent slew of campaigns against the 2022 Beijing winter Olympics highlighting the human rights violations inside the colonised regions, a recent case study from Freedom House highlights China’s execution of “the most sophisticated, global, and comprehensive campaign of transnational repression in the world.” The democracy and political […]