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Paris, France — In time for World Day Against Cyber-Censorship on March 12, 2019, the Paris based international media watchdog "Reporters Without Borders" (RSF) announced it is providing alternative online access to three more news websites that are currently blocked in their respective countries.

Sydney — On March 10, 2019, the Tibetan community of NSW, Tibetan supporters and Chineser supporters of Tibet, came out in force to protest at the gates of the Chinese Consulate in Sydney, as thousands of other Tibetans and their supporters take to the streets across the world to mark the 60th anniversary of National Uprising Day of Tibet.

Cape Town, South Africa —with members of Parliament of various political affiliations, and interacted with academia, media and friends of Tibet.

Dharamshala, India — In a press release in Dharamshala, India ahead of his visit to South Africa, president of the Tibetan government in-Exile, Dr Lobsang Sangay said: “I am delighted and deeply honoured to be in South Africa again, the country that inspires six million Tibetans to continue their non-violent fight for human rights, democracy and freedom.”

Tokyo, Japan — Issuing a statement expressing support for the Middle Way Policy, the All Party Japanese Parliamentary Tibet Support Group strongly criticised the Chinese government’s suppression of the unique culture, education, language and religious freedom in Tibet.

Tokyo, Japan — Meeting with Japanese people, including member of parliament, philanthropists and Tibet supporters in Tokyo, President Dr Lobsang Sangay stressed that many countries around the world are increasingly pushing back against China’s influence, with leaders from Latin America to Australia are realizing what he has been saying that what has happened in Tibet could and will happen to them as well.

Dharamshala – The 7th Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) 2018 concluded in the Himalayan town of McLeod Ganj, in northern India, on November 5, 2018 with screening dependent features, documentaries and short films, including Aijaz Khan’s Hamid.

Kollegal, Karnataka, India — Kollegal Dhondenling is one of the five Tibetan settlements in the south Indian state of Karnataka. In a series of special features, TPI journalist Tenzin Tsomo reports from the Kollegal Tibetan settlement in the southern state of Karnataka, India.

Kollegal In Focus: Part Seven
Kollegal Dhondenling is one of the five Tibetan settlements in the south Indian state of Karnataka. In a series of special features, TPI journalist Tenzin Tsomo reports from the Kollegal Tibetan settlement in the southern state of Karnataka, India.

Kollegal In Focus: Part Five
Kollegal, Karnataka, India — Kollegal Dhondenling is one of the five Tibetan settlements in the south Indian state of Karnataka. In a series of special features, TPI journalist Tenzin Tsomo reports from the Kollegal Tibetan settlement in the southern state of Karnataka, India.

Kollegal In Focus: Part Six
Brussels, Belgium — Dhondenling, Karnataka- Dhondenling Van Thiel Charitable Trust Hospital is the only hospital within 45km radius in Dhondenling. The hospital was established in 1974 by MYRADA which is an India based NGO.

Kollegal In Focus: Part Four
Kollegal, Karnataka, India — Kollegal Dhondenling is one of the five Tibetan settlements in the south Indian state of Karnataka. In a series of special features, TPI journalist Tenzin Tsomo reports from the Kollegal Tibetan settlement in the southern state of Karnataka, India.

Dharamshala, India — Tibetan President Dr Laobsang Sangay, who is making his fifth official visit to Japan has urged the Chinese government to resume dialogue, saying that is the only way China can guarantee true autonomy for the people of Tibet.

Moscow, Russia — the Russian academy of Science released a book “Tibetology & Buddhology on the Border of Science and Religion”. The articles are devoted to different issues of Buddhilogy, Buddhism in its interaction with education and science, history and culture of Tibet.

Global media has been reacting to the news of the Communist party of China central committee on Sunday, proposed changing the country’s constitution to allow dictator Xi to remain in power beyond his scheduled departure in 2023. Now he’s poised to make characteristics of the history of Chinese regime by staying in office for potentially decades to come that was designed to guard against Mao-style personality cult in China.

Chinese dissident leader Yang Jianli. Photo: File

Views & Analysis

Recently, a poster for Mercedes-Benz by the same-named German auto maker sparked a "public opinion" protest in China. Caving to pressure, on February 6, 2018, Daimler AG (of which Mercedes-Benz is a division) issued a public apology.

CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay speaking to France24 TV.

Interviews and Recap

Dharamshala — Tibetan President Dr Lobsang Sangay had an interview with FRANCE24, during his recent visit to Paris, highlighting the suffering inside Tibet and his hope for France to play a part in negotiations.

President Dr Lobsang Sangay with the Thank You India Souvenir – A Dharmachakra representing the wheel of Universal Truth, at the press conference at Press Club of India on January 18, 2018. Photo: CTA/DIIR/Tenzin Phende

Interviews and Recap

New Delhi — "As far as the historical status is concerned, Tibet was an independent country. Any country including India or whoever says Tibet was historically a part of China is wrong, and we cannot accept that," Tibetan President said during a press conference in New Delhi, the capital of India on Thursday.

SPECIAL FEATURES

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Features by Tenzin Tsomo, 2018

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Features by Tashi Choekyi, 2017

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Features by Colleen McKown, 2011

Dharamshala, India — Their presence remains strongly in support and solidarity with the Tibetan people, both inside and outside Tibet, an array of Members of Parliament from India, EU, Germany, Canada, Slovakia, Italy, Peru, Taiwan gathered at the main Tibetan temple in Dharamshala, India, in a sombre commemoration to mark the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising.

Dharamshala, India — Explaining the content of these sutras and treatises can be classified into three categories: science, philosophy and religion, the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama told a group of young Indian scholars that the Buddhist "scientific and philosophical content can be studied in an objective academic context."

Surat, Gujarat: - “Without technology humanity has no future, but we have to be careful that we don’t become so mechanised that we lose our human feelings,” His Holiness the Dalai Lama said at an event in Surat, Gujarat, India, on January 1, 2015.

Dharamshala, India — The has invited exiled Tibetans around the world to contribute in Tenshug (long life offering) for His Holiness the Dalai Lama scheduled for May 2019. President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr Lobsang Sangay made the official announcement during a press conference at Kashag Secretariat in Dharamshala, India, on March 18, 2019.