Washington, DC — More than 100 Tibetan Americans and Tibet supporters from 23 U.S. states visited Washington, D.C. to meet with members of Congress and push for passage of the Promoting Resolution to the Tibet-China Conflict Act, a bipartisan bill that Representatives Jim McGovern, D-Mass, and Michael McCaul, R-Texas, introduced in the House of Representatives in July, 2022.

Dharamshala, India — His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with the young leader and peace-builders from the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) on September 22, and said, “We have to make an effort to create a more peaceful world and a happier humanity. We can identify differences between us in terms of race, nationality, and religion, but we would be better instead to think of humanity as a whole.”

Dharamshala, India — On the occasion of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to him offering his best wishes and prayers for his continued good health and said, "India's strong democratic foundation is an example of peace and stability."

Toronto, Canada — Tibetan activists protested against the Chinese authorities' collection of DNA from Tibetan children as young as five years old and said, "China is committing a serious human rights violation by expanding its DNA collection efforts in Tibet, including blood samples from children as young as five years old.”

Dharamshala, India — His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet will receive the Alice and Clifford Spendlove Prize in Social Justice, Diplomacy and Tolerance. Sherrie Spendlove, who established the Spendlove Prize at UC Merced said," the messages of kindness, peace, compassion and forgiveness of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama are helpful, not only in advancing sustainable social justice using non-violent methods, but also as a path to better interpersonal relations and a more meaningful life."

Dharamshala, India — His Holiness the Dalai Lama, at the request of a group of Southeast Asians, began a two-day teaching on Chandrakirti's Entering the Middle Way in conjunction with the Autocommentary and stated that the essence of the Dharma is emptiness and Bodhicitta.

Washington, D.C — Congressional-Executive Commission on China held a hearing entitled Control of Religion in China through Digital Authoritarianism on Tuesday and Nury Turkel, the Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom said, "Ethnic minority regions of Tibet and Xinjiang, in particular, have borne the brunt of the CCP’s technology-enhanced brutality in recent years, as the China Commission has well documented."

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