CTA, Tibetans In Dharamsala Commemorate 65th Anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day

By Tsering Choephel

DHARAMSALA, 10 March: In commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising on March 10th, 1959, the leadership of the Tibetan government in exile, commonly referred to as the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), and Tibetans living in Dharamsala gathered at the courtyard of Tsuglag-Khang, the main temple in McLeod Ganj this morning.

Read more

Nepal Bars Tibetan Uprising Day Commemoration Yet Again, Gu-Chu-Sum Absent from Co-organising Protest March for Second Year

DHARAMSALA, 10 March: Nepal has yet again denied permission for Tibetans to commemorate the Tibetan National Uprising Day, with the Tibetan Refugee Welfare Office calling on Tibetans to conduct prayers and ritual activities at home as usual. Meanwhile, the Gu-Chu-Sum Movement of Tibet, an organisation of former political prisoners of Tibet, has abstained for the second year in a row from co-organising a peace march from the main temple in McLeod Ganj to Kacheri in lower Dharamsala to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day with major NGOs based here in the exile headquarters of the Tibetan people.

Read more

CTA holds Prayer Service in memory of peaceful demonstrators of 1987-1989 Pan-Uprising in Tibet

By Tsering Choephel

DHARAMSALA, 8 March: The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) held a prayer service today in memory of the bravery and sacrifices made by Tibetans who rose up between 1987 and 1989 in protest against the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) colonial rule in Tibet at Tsuglag-Khang, the main temple in McLeod Ganj.

Read more

Drichu Dam Protest: CTA President Condemns Chinese Crackdown on Tibetan Protesters, Urges Immediate Release of Detained Tibetans

By Tsering Choephel
DHARAMSALA, 8 March: The President of the Tibetan government in exile, commonly referred to as the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), Penpa Tsering, condemned the brutal crackdown by Chinese authorities on peaceful Tibetan protesters in Derge. He called for the immediate release of all Tibetans currently held under arrest, tibet.net, the official website of the CTA reported on Thursday.

Read more

9th International Tibet Support Conference Concludes in Brussels

By Tsering Choephel

DHARAMSALA, 26 Feb: The 9th International Conference of Tibet Support Group (TSG) concluded its three-day session held in Brussels, the capital of Belgium, on 25 February. Organised by the Tibet Interest Group from the European Parliament in partnership with the Belgium-based International Campaign for Tibet and facilitated by the Office of Tibet-Brussels and the Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR) of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), over 170 members of TSG from 44 countries as well as heads of CTA attended the conference.

Read more

Drichu Dam Protest: Tibetan Protests Unmask China’s Dual Narrative on Human Rights

DHARAMSALA, 23 Feb: Tibetans in Dharamsala, the exile headquarters of the Tibetan people, rallied in solidarity with Tibetans in Derge County in the Traditional Tibetan province of Kham, who have been protesting peacefully against China’s construction of a dam along the Drichu River. The protest, coordinated by prominent Tibetan NGOs based here, aims to amplify the voices of Tibetans in Derge who face forced displacement from their ancestral land and other forms of repression from Chinese authorities.

Read more

‘Cycling For a Free Tibet’ Protest Rally Against China’s Rule Held in Taiwan

By Tsering Choephel

DHARAMSALA, 15 Feb: The Human Rights Network for Tibet and Taiwan (HRNTT) organised the “Cycling for a Free Tibet” event in Taipei and Kaohsiung on Wednesday to draw attention to the Tibetan resistance movement against China’s rule and the human rights situation in Tibet ahead of the 65th Tibetan National Uprising day on 10th March.

Read more