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Brussels — Ahead of the 18 th EU-China Summit in Beijing, the cross-party Tibet Interest Group (TIG) in the European Parliament asked the EU leaders' immediate action to resolve the unsettling situation in Tibet, by raising these issues with the Chinese counter-part.

China's State Council Information Office (SCIO), the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) government, and the Lhasa municipal government held the 'Forum on the Development of Tibet' in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, on 7-8 July.

In a nine-minute birthdays message, His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama expounded on the role of Buddhism in the 21st century.

In the 1990s, Westerners began taking up the Tibetan independence struggle in larger numbers and Tibet became a pop culture cause célèbre. The greatest manifestation of that were the Tibetan Freedom Concerts.

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns a growing crackdown on citizen journalism and calls for the release of two citizen journalists, Lu Yuyu and Li Tingyu, who were arrested on 15 June while investigating labor protests.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit the Old Fort prison in Johannesburg, where Mahatma Gandhi was imprisoned in 1906, on Friday.

Brief History of East Turkestan.Turks are blood relatives Japanese.

This article originally appeared in the April 24, 1961, edition of U.S. News & World Report.
At a time when Communists are denouncing "colonialism" and "imperialism"—

First come the questions ... then comes the meltdown. Beijing’s foreign minister Wang Yi is a perfect representative of the regime.

Dharamshala — The root causes of protest by Tibetans in Tibet against the Chinese communist regime, including self-immolations, stem from a wide range of factors such as, violent political repression, cultural assimilation, economic marginalisation, ethnic discrimination, nomadic displacement and environmental destruction.

Some thoughts about the recent Tibetan elections.
Elections for the post of Sikyong (Prime Minister of the CTA) as well for Assembly of Tibetan People’s Deputies were recently held.

Soon after the name of the new elected Tibetan Prime Minister was announced and as Lobsang Sangay pledged to be more active on the Tibetan front, the Communist government in Beijing once more demonstrated how hard it works to prepare the post-Dalai Lama era.

Dharamshala — The first cohort of students graduated from the Dalai Lama Institute for Higher Education (DLIHE) at the University of Mysore, Bangalore, on June 29, 2016.

Dharamshala —  The Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA), the premier institute of Tibetan dance and theatre, celebrated its 57th founding anniversary with the annual summer festival of Yarkyi, themed ‘Unity’ on 29 May.

Kalon Gyari Dolma recently acclaimed works of former political prisoners and encouraged Tibetans to amplify their own voices in the world through platform of media in an occasion of a new book launch.

Dharamshala — Dharamshala International Film Festival 2015 (DIFF), to be held from November 5 to 8, will have 37 films from 18 countries this year which explore the skills involved in front of the cameras and behind the scenes.

Dharamshala Six hill beauties from the Himalayan regions, including Tibet will vie for the Miss Himalaya Pageant 2015 crown in the Himalayan hill town of McLeod Ganj, the pageant organiser has announced on Friday.

Oxford, UK — "Changing the world is up to us. If each of us tries, the next generation may see a happier, more peaceful world emerge," said the spiritual leader of Tibet His Holiness the Dalai Lama. His Holiness was speaking at Magdalen College in Oxford Monday at the start of a nine-day visit to the UK.

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