Gaborone, Botswana — 'Just as the progressive world united to end apartheid in South Africa, support the objectives of the Tibetan government in-Exile and the Tibetans they represent,' former Botswana President Dr Ian Khama said, making a strong appeal to the international community to help Tibetans across the world in their efforts to regain freedom in Tibet.
Vilnius, Lithuania— "If you are for freedom, for human rights, for democracy, then you must support Tibet," President of the Tibetan Government in-Exile, Dr Lobsang Sangay told Tibet supporters duing his a week-long visit to the Baltic region, including Latvia. The Tibetan President was on a two-day visit to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.
Washington, D.C — The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) called out China as one of the world’s worst persecutors of religious faiths in its 2019 annual report released on Monday, May 1, 2019. 'China pursued forced assimilation and suppression of Tibetan Buddhism throughout Tibet in 2018,' according to the USCIRF Annual Report.