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Tibetan Election Commissioner, Sonam Choephel Shosur (right) and Assistant Election Commissioner, Geshe Tenpa Tashi (left).

Cannot implement all recommendations: Tibetan Election Commission

Tibet Express | October 31, 2015

Tibetans across the globe voted on Oct 18 in the preliminary round of Tibetan elections for Sikyong (Tibetan political leader) and members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile.

Photo courtesy: National Constitution Center.

Liberty Medal awarded to His Holiness

DHARAMSALA, 28: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has been awarded 2015 Liberty Medal by the Philadelphia-based National Constitution Center in recognition of his efforts in promoting freedom, dialogue and tolerance.

Incumbent Sikyong Sangay leads in preliminary election

Incumbent Sikyong Sangay leads in preliminary election

DHARAMSALA, Oct 26: The incumbent political leader of the Tibetan people Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay has secured a huge lead in the preliminary elections for the highest political post among Tibetans.

Democracy defenders laud Tibetan electoral process, calls it building of ‘borderless democracy’

Democracy defenders laud Tibetan electoral process, calls it building of ‘borderless democracy’

DHARAMSALA, Oct 22: Three network based organizations, Asia Democracy Network (ADN), the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), and the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) today addressed a press conference in Dharamsala to present preliminary findings of their report on the preliminary elections for the Sikyong (‘Tibetan political leader’) and members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament held on Oct 18, 2015.

Tibetans vote in preliminary polls for new political leader, parliamentarians

Tibetans vote in preliminary polls for new political leader, parliamentarians

DHARAMSALA, Oct 19: Tibetans across the world cast their vote in the preliminary elections held on Oct 18 to choose the future Sikyong or political leader of the Tibetan people and members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament in exile.

Salisbury University awards Presidential Medal to Sikyong Sangay

Salisbury University awards Presidential Medal to Sikyong Sangay

DHARAMSALA, Oct 17: The elected political head of the Tibetan people Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay has been awarded the Presidential Medal by Salisbury University in Maryland, US on Oct 13 for his leadership and promotion of peace and non-violence.

Sikyong 2016 candidate Tashi Topgyal during his public talk in Dharamsala.

Sikyong 2016 candidate Tashi Topgyal holds public talk in Dharamsala

DHARAMSALA, Oct 16: One of the five candidates running for the post of Sikyong (the political head) in the upcoming elections, Tashi Topgyal on Oct 14 held a brief public talk at Hotel Tibet in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala.

TYC calls off hunger strike after assurance from UN

DHARAMSALA, Oct 13: Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) has called off its indefinite hunger strike in New Delhi after receiving written assurance from the United Nations to address their demands.

His Holiness graces 10th anniversary celebrations of Mewoen Petoen School

His Holiness graces 10th anniversary celebrations of Mewoen Petoen School

DHARAMSALA, Oct 13: The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Oct 10th graced the 10th founding anniversary of Mewoen Petoen School located near the head quarters of Central Tibetan Administration at Gangchen Kyishong.

TYC marks 46th founding day with grand finale of “Martyrs Memorial Basketball Tournament”

TYC marks 46th founding day with grand finale of “Martyrs Memorial Basketball Tournament”

DHARAMSALA, Oct 8: Tibetan Youth Congress, the largest non-governmental Tibetan organization in exile, marked its 46th founding anniversary on Oct 7 by hosting the grand finale of “Martyrs Memorial Basketball Tournament” at the basketball court located near the headquarters of Central Tibetan Administration at Gangchen Kyishong.