December 26, 2021: Immediately on being informed that his “respected elder spiritual brother and good friend” Archbishop Desmond Tutu had passed away, His Holiness the Dalai Lama composed a letter to the Archbishop’s daughter, Rev. Mpho Tutu.
Tibetan children are being sent to special camps in China to indoctrinate them with a Sinicised worldview that disregards Tibetan Buddhist values and prepares them to be soldiers, according to reports from Indian security agencies
Washington DC: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday, 20 December 2021, has designated Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights Uzra Zeya to serve concurrently as the U.S Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues.
Zurich: Sikyong Penpa Tsering of the Central Tibetan Administration arrived in Zurich on 5 November for a two-day program. On the first day of the visit, he met dignitaries, spoke to the media and participated in a discussion on Tibet during the visit.
Geneva Forum 2021 concludes: “Development alone is not a solution to problems of Tibetans and those oppressed by China”
Geneva: The second and the final day of Geneva Forum 2021 concludes today with the participants and speakers jointly issuing a public statement to release the basic human rights of the Tibetans and those oppressed by the authoritarian Chinese government.
China cannot Legitimise its Rule over Tibet without Negotiating with Tibetans: Dr Micheal van Praag at Geneva Forum 2021
Geneva: 2nd November 2021:In a special session titled ‘If Tibet was Water Under the Bridge, Think Again’, Dr Micheal van Walt van Praag discussed his latest book ‘Tibet Brief: 20/20’ on the second day of the fourth Geneva Forum, on 2 November. The session was moderated by Kalden Tsomo, UN Advocacy Officer at the Tibet Bureau based in Geneva.
Geneva, 2nd November 2021: The ongoing fourth Geneva Forum held a special panel discussion on the Panchen Lama titled ‘Tibet’s Stolen Child – XIth Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima’ on the first day of the conference on 1 November.