Month: February 2017

Sikyong greets people of Tibet on Tibetan New Year ‘Losar 2144 ‘

Dharamshala — The political leader of Tibetan people (Sikyong) Dr Lobsang Sangay, on behalf of the Kashag (Cabinet), extended warm wishes to all Tibetans, on the occasion of Tibetan New Year. Sikyong extended Losar greetings to Tibetans inside and outside Tibet on the occasion of traditional Tibetan New Year – Losar 2144 – the year of the fire bird. The Tibetan new year begins from 27 – 01 March 2017. “I, personally as well as on behalf of the Kashag, extend my heartiest greetings and wish a happy Tibetan new year (Losar 2144 – Year of the Fire Bird)...

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Tibetan arrested over protest for Tibet independence from China freed

Dharamshala — A Tibetan political prisoner released after serving four years and ten months in Chinese prison for allegedly participating in peaceful protests in 2012; calling for Tibet’s independence and against the Chinese repressive policies in Tibet. After serving his sentence, Sherphel, believed to be in his 30s, returned home on November 25, 2016, where he was welcomed by local Tibetans, including intellectuals, who expressed their sincere appreciation of his signal dedication over many years for the just cause of Tibet, Ven Jigme a Tibetan living in exile told Tibet Post International (TPI). Sherphel was detained on January 23, 2012...

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What happened to Tibet could happen to China’s neighbours: Sikyong

Tokyo — The political leader of Tibetan people, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay has warned Japan and China’s other neighbours, saying what happened to Tibet could happen to them. Sikyong also reportedly said that he has high expectations for President Donald Trump to maintain friendly relations with Tibet, as Trump’s predecessors have. Responding from question from Kyodo news agency, Sikyong said, “We also hope President Trump will continue the past tradition of US presidents meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, support the Middle Way Approach and human rights of the Tibetan people,” said Sikyong. US Secretary of State Rex...

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Tibet issue has a worldwide relevance: Henri Malosse

Dharamshala — “The Tibet issue has a worldwide relevance. The European Union is a symbol of reconciliation among states, interdependence and the victory of values against obscurantism and nationalisms. Without these spiritual and humanist values, Europe will come back to the dark times of violence and wars.,” said Mr Henri Malosse, a French representative of the business world and former President of the European Economic and Social Committee. In an exclusive interview, The Tibet Post International (TPI) discussed with Mr Henri Malosse (HM) his position on Tibet, the EU’s Tibet-China policy and how Tibet is an important issue for...

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Exile Tibetan Government Lobby for Tibet at United Nations, Geneva

GENEVA and NEW DELHI, February 7, 2017 The Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR) of Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) along with Office of Tibet based in Geneva launched a massive campaign ‘Tibet at the United Nations’ to strengthen advocacy for human rights in Tibet. A 4-member delegation from Dharamsala where the Central Tibetan Administration is based at, visited Geneva to lobby UN permanent missions, the UN Human Rights Council members, office of UN Higher Commissioner for Human Rights and UN Special Procedures Mandate Holders. The delegation also included Nyima Lhamo, niece of late Tulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche- a...

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