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In response to written questions posed by members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Mr. Rex Tillerson, who received Senate’s confirmation as Secretary of State on February 1, 2017, has said that he will commit to encourage dialogue on Tibet and to receive the Dalai Lama.

 

One of Bernie Sanders’s greatest lessons is that millions of Americans can accomplish great things when we come together and oppose Trump as one. Well, it also helps having the high-profile CEO of Facebook on your side too!

Paris, France — Huang Qi, a citizen journalist who founded the 64Tianwang news website, was arrested exactly three months ago. The Paris world media watch-dog "Reporters Without Borders" (RSF) said it calls for his unconditional release and the release of all the other citizen journalists and bloggers imprisoned in China.

China has raised objections over the presence of the prime minister of the 'Tibetan government-in-exile' at a recent dinner hosted by former U.S. envoy to India Richard Verma in New Delhi, saying it resolutely opposes any country's "interference" in its internal affairs by using Tibet issue as an excuse.

Hundreds of thousands of women filled the streets of major American cities to lead an unprecedented wave of international protests against President Donald Trump, mocking and denouncing the new U.S. leader the day after his inauguration.

Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an "American carnage" of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address that was a populist and nationalist rallying cry.

Tibetans around the world should see the writing on the wall and continue their peaceful and vigorous campaign demanding freedom for Tibet and liberty for Tibetans. World is looking at Tibet with great concern and China will have no alternative other than bowing down to the world opinion and give up it’s occupation of Tibet soon.

India recently announced that it will welcome the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader who has lived in exile in India since 1959, at an international conference on Buddhism in the state of Bihar in March.

When it comes to the Dalai Lama, Tibet and Tawang, things are not that simple.

It was a road trip through one of China’s most tightly controlled regions.

Over the years, Beijing has tried to shrink the space available to the Dalai Lama in world capitals, to lobby the Tibet cause. Notwithstanding these efforts, the Dalai Lama retains immense popular goodwill and support.

Tibet’s PM-in-exile Lobsang Sangay says encouraged by Donald Trump’s stance on One China policy, remains hopeful of support to resolve Tibet issue peacefully.

New age measurements of the footprints help pinpoint when humans first settled the highest region on Earth.

Human Rights Day: Human Rights Day is the day observed in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

New Delhi — Speaking to the 5th convocation 549 graduate students, including the first PhD, at the Ambedkar University in Delhi, His Holiness the Dalai Lama recommended more attention being given to understanding the workings of the mind and emotions.

A group of Tibetans and supporters of Tibet is planning a silent protest outside a Manhattan movie theater Thursday night to criticize a film studio's decision to have actress Tilda Swinton play a character in the movie "Doctor Strange," which opens in the U.S. this week.

Dharamshala — The Dharamshala International Film Festival released a press statement this week announcing their fifth festival set to take place November 3rd to the 6th.

The Michael C. Carlos Museum presents “Family Album: New Works by Gonkar Gyatso in Collaboration with Photographer Zhadui” through Nov. 27, with several events scheduled this month.

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Dharamshala — A deadly avalanche that dumped 70 million tons of ice into a valley below the mountains of western Tibet this summer was likely the result of climate change, researchers warn.

Bodhgaya, Bihar, India — "It's important to implement the Dharma in practice," His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet, advised his followers, adding: "Now we need to be 21st century Buddhists and find out what it's really about."

More than 20,000 Tibetans are currently living in Nepal as refugees, among them members of the Tibetan government-in-exile. China’s growing influence on Nepalese politics could make life for them increasingly difficult.

the new Governor of Kham differed in their military and political strategies. After Lhalu left Chamdo, Ngabo stressed initiating peace negotiations with the Chinese, and ignored military preparations.