Senior RSS leader, Indresh Kumar during a public address in Dharamsala.

Senior RSS leader extends support for Tibet

DHARAMSALA, June 30: Indresh Kumar, a senior functionary of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-largely regarded as the parent body of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which recently won the Indian general election, said Tibetan people should continue their peaceful struggle for self rule

Annual North America Regional Tibetan Youth Congress meet held in Madison

Annual North America Regional Tibetan Youth Congress meet held in Madison

DHARAMSALA, June 30: The Fourteenth Annual Working Committee meeting of North America Regional Tibetan Youth Congress (NARTYC) was held from June 28-29, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin.

Screening of new documentary on torture marks International Day against Torture in Dharamsala

Screening of new documentary on torture marks International Day against Torture in Dharamsala

DHARAMSALA, June 27: Torture strikes at the core of the physical and psychological integrity of a human being, stated Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), a Tibetan advocacy group based in Dharamsala while presenting the first-cut screening of a new

Congressman Frank Wolf (Photo: Associated Press)

Street in front of Chinese embassy in Washington might be renamed “Liu Xiaobo Plaza”

DHARAMSALA, June 25: In a strong and symbolic message to highlight Nobel Prize-winning Chinese dissident, Liu Xiaobo’s unjust imprisonment and underscore US commitment to safeguard human rights around the world, the House Appropriations Committee, on June 24 voted to rename the stretch of land that runs directly in front of the Chinese Embassy as “Liu Xiaobo Plaza”.

Tashi Dhondup wins Domey by-election

DHARAMSALA, June 24: The Tibetan Election Commission today announced Tashi Dhondup as the winner of the final by-election for a single parliamentary seat from Domey constituency.

Students gathering for morning assembly. (Photo:

Headmaster of Tibetan school in Nepal arrested for rape and molestation

DHARAMSALA, June 24: The headmaster of a Tibetan school in Nepal was arrested by Nepali police for alleged molestation and rape of school girls, according to a report by the Tibetan section of the Washington-based Radio Free Asia.

Jangtse Donkho(L) and Buddha(R) shortly after their release.

Two Tibetan writers released after serving four years

DHARAMSALA, June 21: Two Tibetan writers jailed for four years for writing articles described by the Chinese government as “reactionary” and “endangering state security” were released from Mianyang prison on June 20 after completing their prison term.

Chinese official shot dead in eastern Tibet

Chinese official shot dead in eastern Tibet

DHARAMSALA, June 19: An official in charge of preserving stability in Ngagrong county in Kardze Prefecture in former Kham province of Tibet was shot dead while returning from an assignment in the mountainous area of the prefecture, the official China News Service reported June 18.

Tibetan singer Gepey (Photo: Free Tibet)

China releases Tibetan singer Gepey

DHARAMSALA, June 18: Chinese authorities in former Amdo Province of Tibet on June 13 released a popular Tibetan singer arrested last month for asserting Tibetan cultural and language rights in his songs and a Tibetan monk imprisoned for three years for raising slogans calling for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Tibet.

Youdrum in an undated photo

Tibetan political prisoner released after 2 years’ imprisonment; writes declaration upon release

DHARAMSALA, June 17: Tibetan natives of Goetsa village in Serta county in the traditional Tibetan province of Kham gave a grand welcome to Tibetan political prisoner, Youdrum as he returned home after his release from prison on June 12, 2014.