Update, December 5, 2013: According to information received from Tibetans in exile, Kunchok Tseten died soon after his self-immolation. His body has not been returned to his family.
Learn more about the self-immolations that have occurred since 2009.
ICT's 2014 calendar provides a glimpse of Tibetans in their homeland featuring exquisite images of Tibetans wearing a wide variety of hats.
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The International Campaign for Tibet is honored to announce the appointment of Matteo Mecacci, a leading defender of human rights and democracy, as the new President of the International Campaign for Tibet. Matteo Mecacci takes the helm at the world’s largest advocacy organization for the Tibetan people this week, based in Washington, DC.
Richard Gere, Chairman of the ICT Board, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Matteo at an important and exciting moment for ICT and the Tibet movement worldwide. I’ve known and worked with Matteo for many years and know him to be an energetic, compassionate and creative leader with a solid track record in working with evolving democracies all over the world. Matteo has a deep connection to the Dalai Lama and Tibet, an awareness of the political, cultural and social dynamics within China and Tibet, and brings to ICT considerable experience in diplomacy, democracy and advocacy.”
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