SFT Protests Chinese Vice President’s UN Visit, Demands Closure of Colonial Boarding Schools

By Tsering Choephel

DHARAMSALA, 20 Sept: Activists from Student for a Free Tibet (SFT) staged a protest against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), calling for the closure of state-run colonial boarding schools in Tibet as Vice President of China, Han Zheng, attends the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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After Biden, German Foreign Minister Labels Xi Jinping a ‘Dictator,’ Drawing China’s Protest

By Tsering Choephel
DHARAMSALA, 20 Sept: German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock recently provoked CCP when she referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as a “dictator.” This remark led to strong protests from Beijing, with Chinese officials labelling it an “open political provocation,” as reported by CNN Tuesday.

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Parliamentarian Tenpa Yarphel Calls for Abandoning ‘Middle Way Policy’ for Tibet’s Independence

DHARAMSALA, 19th September: Parliamentarian Tenpa Yarphel emphasized during the first day of the sixth session of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile(TPIE) that the Central Tibetan Administration(CTA) should now abandon its ineffectual ‘Middle Way Policy’ and strive for complete independence for Tibet

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Dalai Lama Extends Warm Birthday Greetings to PM Modi, Praises India’s Global Role

DHARAMSALA, 18 Sept: The Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, has extended heartfelt greetings and best wishes to India’s Prime Minister as he turns 73, hoping for many joyful years ahead for the esteemed leader. In a missive addressed to Prime Minister Modi, the Dalai Lama commended India’s successful presidency of the G20, culminating in a summit focused on the theme ‘Vasudhaiv Kutambakam—One Earth, One Family, One Future’.

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General Naravane’s Bold Moves: India’s Shifting Stance on China

By Tsering Choephel

DHARAMSALA, 14 Sept: Former Indian Army Chief General Manoj Naravane (retired) made headlines on Tuesday when he shared a map on “X” (formerly Twitter), that depicted regions like Tibet, East Turkestan, South Mongolia, and Manchuria as separate and occupied territories of what is considered China today. In his post, General Naravane remarked, “Finally, someone got the map of China as it really is.”

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Taiwan’s Vice President Rejects ‘Peace Agreement’ Proposal with China, Citing Hong Kong and Tibet as Cautionary Examples

By Tsering Choephel
DHARAMSALA, 14 Sept: Taiwan’s Vice President, Lai Ching-Te, who is the Presidential candidate for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), called Terry Gou of the pan-Blue opposition’s proposal for a ‘peace agreement with Beijing’ unviable during his address to supporters in Kaohsiung on Sunday, as reported by Focus Taiwan on Monday.

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Dalai Lama Extends Condolences and Support to Morocco in the Wake of Devastating Earthquake

DHARAMSALA, 12 Sept: His Holiness the Dalai Lama has expressed profound sorrow and offered condolences to Morocco following the catastrophic earthquake that resulted in a significant loss of life, as well as extensive damage to property and infrastructure. His message of empathy was conveyed in a formal letter addressed to His Excellency, the Prime Minister of Morocco.

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