Glasgow — Tibetan environmental researchers and activists from five organizations gathered in Glasgow, Scotland, to advocate for environmental protection in Tibet and raise awareness about the climate crisis in Tibet during the COP26 conference. “The Tibet issue is not only political, but it is about Asia's water, environmental security issues, and its ecological interests,” said Dr Lobsang Yangtso, Environmental Researcher at International Tibet Network.
Rome — "We are in the 21st century, where human beings are born free, and they have the right to think, act and express themselves freely. And in this 21st century, there is no room for authoritarianism," said Penpa Tsering, Sikyong(President) of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), while he speaking at a conference of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) on October 29, 2021.
Dharamshala, India —“ We human beings are the only creatures with the power to destroy the earth, but we are also the species with the greatest capacity to protect it. We must confront issues of climate change on a cooperative global level for everyone’s benefit,” His Holiness the Dalai Lama said in a message to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26).
Dharamshala, India — "We have no ability to change the past, but future is still in our hands,'' His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama said ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Paris-based world press freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders says that a diplomat representing one of the world's worst regimes has no right to teach journalism lessons when it comes to press freedom. If the Chinese ambassador to Paris, Lu Shaye, thinks the French press is too independent for his tastes, he is free to ask for his transfer to an authoritarian country such as North Korea.