Paris — Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and a coalition of human rights NGOs released a joint letter demanding the the immediate release of Huang Qi, a Chinese journalist and human rights activist who is very ill and could die in detention.
Dharamshala, India — Tibet does not seek independence from China but wants genuine autonomy for the Tibetan people, the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said at an interactive session with Chinese scientists about quantum effects, at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India on November 1, 2018.
Madrid — President of the Central Tibetan Administration, Dr Lobsang Sangay on his first official visit to Spain's central capital Madrid, arrived amidst warm welcome from Tibetans and friends of Tibet. He was invited by the CEIM, the confederation of businessmen from Madrid to speak and network with the members.
Helsinki — Urging the governments in Europe to stand up to their founding principles and values, and raise their voices against repression, Tibetan President Dr Lobsang Sangay said the Middle Way Approach seeks to resolve the Tibet issue through peaceful and non-violent means as the only viable solution to address the current tragic situation inside Tibet.
Madrid — Speaking on Tibet’s environment and its global significance at Expotural 2018, in Spain's central capital Madrid, President Dr Lobsang Sangay Thursday said that China is using the "giant pandas" of Tibet as it's "diplomatic symbol with other countries" - However, the "giant panda" actually is "a Tibetan bear." Tibetan President's speech was well received with thunderous applause and was followed by a question and answer session.
Dharamshala, India — Speaking to a group of youth leaders from conflict zones, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said that many problems we face today arise from a basic lack of moral principles and the Nobel Peace Prize laureate recommended training the mind, cultivating a deeper concern for the well-being of others.