September 2011

GENEVA: ECOSOC NGOs called upon the UN Human Rights Council for the protection and promotion of basic human rights as guaranteed in international laws on 23 September during the Council's 18th Session in Geneva. The NGOs said UN must condemn perpetrators in the strongest terms wherever and whoever involved be it member state.

DHARAMSHALA, September 26: In a most comprehensive statement yet over his reincarnation, the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has said that he has the “sole legitimate authority” over his reincarnation.

Dharamshala, September 26: In reports coming out of Tibet, two more monks in eastern Tibet set themselves ablaze in an apparent anti-China protest today at around 10 am local time.

Continuing the 2 year project of appealing the U.N of sending a fact finding mission to Tibet, the Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Liechtenstein organized its fifth chapter of the project on the 12th of september 2011

DHARAMSHALA September 21: Exile rights groups -- International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) and Students for Free Tibet (SFT) -- have urged the Nepal government to release 23 Tibetans detained earlier for “illegally crossing” into the country.

DHARAMSHALA, September 21: A 23 year-old Tibetan girl has won gold for China in the Women's Freestyle Wrestling 67 kg class at the World Wrestling Championship in Istanbul, Turkey.

DHARAMSHALA (September 20)- The 11 Tibetan monks of Gaden Jhangtse monastery in the Tibetan settlement of Mundgod have entered into Himachal Pradesh Tuesday. The 11 monks had set off on foot from the Indian city of Pune on September 3.

DHARAMSHALA, September 19: An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck the Indian border state of Sikkim Sunday evening, sending tremors throughout the region. According to incoming reports, the earthquake has killed over 50 people and injured several others in India, Nepal and Tibet.

DHARAMSHALA September 20: Four Tibetan labourers have been injured after Chinese mining officials opened fire on them over a wage payment clash on Saturday in Tibetan area of Chatreng in Kardze, a newly arrived Tibetan told the Voice of Tibet radio.

DHARAMSHALA, India: In a letter offering his condolences to the Chief Minister of Sikkim, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his concern for the devastation caused by the recent earthquake in the state.

DHARAMSHALA: The portfolios of the new Kalons in the 14th Kashag was announced by Kalon Tripa Dr Lobsang Sangay at a press conference held today at the Kashag Secretariat.

DHARAMSHALA, India: The five Kalons among the six newly elected members of the Kashag were sworn in by Chief Justice Commissioner Ngawang Phelgyal Gyelchen at a ceremony at the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission this afternoon. Kalon Tsering Dhundup will take the oath of office tomorrow morning (17 September).

DHARAMSHALA, India: The second session of the 15th Tibetan Parliament in exile has begun today. In his opening speech, Mr Penpa Tsering, the Speaker of Tibetan Parliament in Exile, welcomed Kalon Tripa Dr Lobsang Sangay to the Tibetan Parliament in Exile since it is the 1st session of the Tibetan Parliament in exile being held after the swearing in of Dr Lobsang Sangay as the new Kalon Tripa on 8th August 2011.

Tibetan Community at section Lucerne held a prayers on 4th Sep. 2011, in memorial of matyr who put an abrupt end to their life for the cause of Tibetan people. The flames their self immolation of Pawo Thupten Ngodup la, Pawo Phuntsok la and most recently Pawo Tsewang la

On 3. Sept. 2011. The tournament has been organised by the tibetan community in Milan since 2009. FC Norbulinga has participated in this tournament for the 2nd time and this year, the team could bag the Cup. Besides Football,