Dharamshala, India— “So I very much want to express today, Nancy Pelosi, for being conferred the National Democratic Institute’s Democracy Award. I pray for your long life and health”, conveyed His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama through a video message congratulating the US House of Representatives Speaker and his long-time friend Nancy Pelosi for the conferment of National Democratic Institute’s (NDI) Democracy Award on December 8, 2020.
Sydney — To mark Human Rights Day in Sydney (10 December), hundreds of people including Chinese, Tibetans, Vietnamese, Uyghurs, Hong Kongese people, and supporters gathered for a rally at Martin Place in the heart of Sydney, to protest against genocide and human rights violations committed by the totalitarian communist regime in China.
Washington DC — On November 18, 2020, The US House of Representatives passed a resolution entitled “H. Res. 697: – Affirming the significance of’ the advocacy for genuine autonomy for Tibetans in the People’s Republic of China and the work His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has done to promote global peace, harmony, and understanding.”
Dharamshala, India— US Ambassador Sam Brownback strongly condemns China of it's religious interference in recognising the reincarnation of the next Dalai Lama, during the International Religious Freedom Conference at the State Department, Washington on November 17, 2020. Emphasising that the United States supports the religious community has the right to choose their own spiritual heads that certainly also include next Dalai Lama.
Washington DC — President of the Tibetan Government in-Exile Dr Lobsang Sangay, met with Robert A. Destro United States Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Thursday, the highest-level meeting between the two administrations after Secretary Destro being appointed as the new US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues.
Washington DC — World’s worst human rights abusers such as totalitarian China and other authoritarian regimes were elected to United Nations Human Rights Council despite a record of Human Rights atrocities in decades. The decision to accept the totalitarian communist regime of China into a membership position in a UN body that supposedly values the protection and promotion of human rights is unacceptable, and it has been met with much immediate criticism.