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New York — Tibetan religious figures are coerced to validate China’s repressive policy over the selection of the next Dalai Lama in the so-called political/ideological re-education session launched by China in Tibet. The forced session on the senior religious figures and the lack of freedom of speech over the matter in the occupied Tibet were reported in the World Report 2020 by Human Rights Watch.

Dharamshala, India —The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) previously known as the Government of Tibet denounced China on Wednesday for passing a new law on occupied Tibet, calling it a measure of ethnic cleansing aimed at complete sinicization of the Tibetan plateau. The government in-Exile also criticised the legislation as a gross violation of international law and the Chinese constitution.

Dharamshala, India — Tibetan President Dr Lobsang Sangay appealed members of the US Congress and Senate to support the passage of the Tibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019 during his official visit to Washington DC in September this year.

Mundgod — Following the Conservative Party’s victory in the UK’s general elections, His Holiness the Dalai Lama sent a letter of congratulation to Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Washington DC — 'Tibetan Buddhism is going to outlast the Chinese government and we are here to stand with you and to be a part of this fight,' a top American diplomat responsible for monitoring international religious freedom said on Friday, the day marked the 30th anniversary of His Holiness the Dalai Lama winning the Nobel Prize in 1989.

Dharamshala, India –  In a statement to mark the 30th anniversary of the conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize on His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the 71st International Human Right Day in Dharamshala, India, on Tuesday, Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile said: “champion of world peace, the destined patron-deity of the Snowland of Tibet and its savior for all lifetimes, and its unsurpassable leader and guiding light."

Dharamshala, India —A number of firsthand accounts of sexual assault against women in exiled Tibetan communities in north India have reportedly surfaced with the campaign against Gender-Based Violence initiated by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD).

Dharamshala —Tibetan high school students, joined by supporters of all ages walked and chanted through Dharamshala's streets on Friday as part of a globally-coordinated climate movement.

Nagano City, Japan — From September 14-16, the Kikisoso Tibet Festival will provide a forum for Tibetans throughout Japan to escape urban life and celebrate Tibetan culture with Japanese supporters. It is the fifth independently organized festival by the couple Genyen Tenzin and Shoko Yanagida. For two nights, festival participants will sleep in tents in the outdoor venue, enjoying the Nagano environment reminiscent of Dharamsala and experiencing Buddhist teachings and cultural exhibitions.

Dharamshala, India — Involving extraordinary horsemanship and talents, Tibet is known as the Roof of the World has numerous ancient Sports and Games. People of Tibet also additionally play a large number of the other progressively modern sports that the world plays today. Sports such as polo, horse racing, horsemanship, archery, wrestling, two-man tug of war and yak racing are some of the Tibetan sports they play to date.

Dharamshala, India — Located in Sidhpur, a suburb of Dharamshala, about 30 minutes from Mcleodganj, stands the Norbulingka Institute. The institute, erected for the revival of Tibetan culture and art, stands tall and proud.

Dharamshala, India — Thukpa is a very popular dish in the Indian subcontinent, with its origins tracing back to centuries when Tibetan people consumed it to keep themselves warm in sub-zero temperatures in Tibet. Today, it has become one of the most appealing immigrant foods in India along with momos.

Dharamshala, India — Denver student Anna DelValle volunteered at the Tibet Post for a two week period in December 2019. The University of Denver, in partnership with Tibet World, sanctioned the brief visit. In this article, she and her classmates reflect on their time in Dharamshala and their impressions of the exiled Tibetan community.

Dharamshala, India — An exclusive interview with Palchen Wangyal, a Tibetan living in India. His journey to India as a young child and the courage he had to uphold while losing his younger brother in the snow-mountain at the Rongshar Township of, Dhingri County, central Tibet. His flight sheds insight into the struggle of many Tibetans escaping from the Chinese rule.

Dharamshala, India — A group of 13 students from the University of Denver (DU) in Colorado, USA visited Dharamshala for two weeks in December 2019. The trip was part of a winter break interterm course lead by two Religious Studies professors.

Washington, DC — Our "message to the People's Republic of China on its 70th anniversary is this: The Dalai Lama is the solution and not the problem for Tibet," the Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) said in said a statement issued on 30 September 2019, the eve of the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China.

Dharamshala, India —The Chinese Communist Party’s seventy years of rule in Tibet has failed to cultivate its legitimacy and also has failed to win the hearts and minds of Tibetans, said a think tank of the Tibetan government in-Exile, while answering the question of the illegality of Chinese actions —it is becoming more evident the CCP lacks legitimacy in Tibet.

Dharamshala, India — Lhagyari Namgyal Dolkar is the President of the Gu Chu Sum Movement of Tibet, an organization that works for the rehabilitation of former political prisoners from Tibet. The youngest Member of the Parliament-In-Exile, she is a Delhi University alumna and daughter of a political prisoner herself in addition to being related to the family of the ancient Dharma Kings of Tibet.

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Bodhgaya, India — Prayers alone will not achieve genuine world peace and harmony, therefore, there is a need to make an effort to reduce violence, states the Tibetan spiritual leader while addressing the audiences at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in the Bihar State of India, on January 14, 2020.

Plateau goa — "Scientists have found that constant hatred eats away at our human system. But our basic nature, since we are social animals, is more compassionate. That’s the basis of our hope,” His Holiness the Dalai Lama said in Maharashtra's Aurangabad on Wednesday. He also assured that the Nalanda teachings also align with findings from modern science.

Dharamshala, India —  Pointed out that "weapons can only be used to kill and maim and the use of force to solve problems is mistaken", His Holiness the Dalai Lama said that "If we’re interested in peace we should seek a demilitarised world."

Bodhgaya, India— We have the power of truth while Communist China has the power of gun says the spiritual leader of Tibet when addressing a group of reporters at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, Bihar on December 25, 2019.