Geneva: Tibetan Communities of Switzerland & Liechtenstein, and Germany called for a diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics 2022, urging their governments not to send any officials and diplomats to the games.
“Cultural Revolution like crackdown”: China demolished a sky-high Buddha statue and 45 huge prayer wheels in Drakgo, Tibet
December 28, 2021: The Chinese government has demolished a 99-foot-tall Buddha statue in Kham Drakgo, incorporated into Sichuan Province, according to our sources. Additionally, 45 huge prayer wheels erected near Drakgo Monastery have also been removed and prayer flags burned down.
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.