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Camden, NSW — Tibetan community in Macarthur region, New South Wales, Australia presented their traditional performances to celebrate Camden’s rich diversity at the free Cultures event as a part of the NSW government's Multicultural March initiative in 2019.

Berlin, Germany — In a Joint Statement made public this week, the Human Rights Committee of the German parliament called on the “Chinese Government to immediately stop the repression of the Tibetan people and resume dialogue with the legitimate representatives of the Tibetan people. It says "Tibet is a totalitarian police state in which dissent is relentlessly persecuted and the population massively indoctrinated."

Paris, France — The totalitarian communist regime in China is actively attempting to influence the global media to deter criticism and spread propaganda, according to a new report released by the Paris based global media watchdog "Reporters Without Borders" (RSF) on Monday.

Dharamshala, India The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Wednesday expressed his deep sadness over the tragic deaths and injuries that took place in a place of worship as a result of last Friday's shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Dharamshala, India —The Government of Nepal has given assurance to the U.S. government that Nepal would continue to protect the human rights of the Tibetan refugees living in Nepal, says a senior official of the federal government of the United States of America while emphasising on a free and open Indo-Pacific region is very much in Nepal’s interest.

Paris, France — In time for World Day Against Cyber-Censorship on March 12, 2019, the Paris based international media watchdog "Reporters Without Borders" (RSF) announced it is providing alternative online access to three more news websites that are currently blocked in their respective countries.

Dharamshala – The 7th Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) 2018 concluded in the Himalayan town of McLeod Ganj, in northern India, on November 5, 2018 with screening dependent features, documentaries and short films, including Aijaz Khan’s Hamid.

Kollegal, Karnataka, India — Kollegal Dhondenling is one of the five Tibetan settlements in the south Indian state of Karnataka. In a series of special features, TPI journalist Tenzin Tsomo reports from the Kollegal Tibetan settlement in the southern state of Karnataka, India.

Kollegal In Focus: Part Seven
Kollegal Dhondenling is one of the five Tibetan settlements in the south Indian state of Karnataka. In a series of special features, TPI journalist Tenzin Tsomo reports from the Kollegal Tibetan settlement in the southern state of Karnataka, India.

Kollegal In Focus: Part Five
Kollegal, Karnataka, India — Kollegal Dhondenling is one of the five Tibetan settlements in the south Indian state of Karnataka. In a series of special features, TPI journalist Tenzin Tsomo reports from the Kollegal Tibetan settlement in the southern state of Karnataka, India.

Kollegal In Focus: Part Six
Brussels, Belgium — Dhondenling, Karnataka- Dhondenling Van Thiel Charitable Trust Hospital is the only hospital within 45km radius in Dhondenling. The hospital was established in 1974 by MYRADA which is an India based NGO.

Kollegal In Focus: Part Four
Kollegal, Karnataka, India — Kollegal Dhondenling is one of the five Tibetan settlements in the south Indian state of Karnataka. In a series of special features, TPI journalist Tenzin Tsomo reports from the Kollegal Tibetan settlement in the southern state of Karnataka, India.

Dharamshala, India — TPI Reporters Nikhil Kujur and Kalsang Choetso interviewed Pema Jungney, Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and talked about the budget session of the parliament. The session was opened by the new Speaker Pema Jungney. He took over the charge from Khenpo Sonam Tenphel in December in the five-year term sharing between them.

Dharamshala, India — Tibetan President Dr Laobsang Sangay, who is making his fifth official visit to Japan has urged the Chinese government to resume dialogue, saying that is the only way China can guarantee true autonomy for the people of Tibet.

Moscow, Russia — the Russian academy of Science released a book “Tibetology & Buddhology on the Border of Science and Religion”. The articles are devoted to different issues of Buddhilogy, Buddhism in its interaction with education and science, history and culture of Tibet.

Global media has been reacting to the news of the Communist party of China central committee on Sunday, proposed changing the country’s constitution to allow dictator Xi to remain in power beyond his scheduled departure in 2023. Now he’s poised to make characteristics of the history of Chinese regime by staying in office for potentially decades to come that was designed to guard against Mao-style personality cult in China.

Chinese dissident leader Yang Jianli. Photo: File

Views & Analysis

Recently, a poster for Mercedes-Benz by the same-named German auto maker sparked a "public opinion" protest in China. Caving to pressure, on February 6, 2018, Daimler AG (of which Mercedes-Benz is a division) issued a public apology.

CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay speaking to France24 TV.

Interviews and Recap

Dharamshala — Tibetan President Dr Lobsang Sangay had an interview with FRANCE24, during his recent visit to Paris, highlighting the suffering inside Tibet and his hope for France to play a part in negotiations.

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Features by Tenzin Tsomo, 2018

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Features by Tashi Choekyi, 2017

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Features by Colleen McKown, 2011

Dharamshala, India — In what is seen as a "systematic" attempt to whitewash the grave human rights situation and the tragic reality in the last 60 years of illegal occupation of Tibet, China issued a new white paper on Tibet titled “Democratic Reform in Tibet: Sixty Years On,” said the Department of Information & International Relations (DIIR) of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA).

New Delhi, India — “We are social animals who biologically need karuna or compassion and as long as we have compassion, we’ll be physically and mentally fit," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said when speaking to a group of students and teachers from South Asian countries who have been taking part in workshops about universal values and secular ethics in New Delhi, India on April 4, 2019.

New Delhi, India — The Global Launch of the Social, Emotional and Ethical Learning (SEEL) officially inaugurated by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, stepping up his effort to make this world more peaceful through education include ways to reinforce and encourages inner peace, compassion, respect and warm-heartedness.

Dharamshala, India — The has invited exiled Tibetans around the world to contribute in Tenshug (long life offering) for His Holiness the Dalai Lama scheduled for May 2019. President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr Lobsang Sangay made the official announcement during a press conference at Kashag Secretariat in Dharamshala, India, on March 18, 2019.