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Tibetan Leaders’ statement on Tibetan Uprising Day

March 14, 2016

Following are the statements made by Sikyong Lobsang Sangay and Speaker Penpa Tsering on the occasion of the 57 Tibetan National Uprising Day.

Statement of Sikyong on the 57th Anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day
March 10, 2016 – By Staff Writer

Today marks the fifty-seventh anniversary of the Tibetan people’s peaceful uprising of 1959 against People’s Republic of China’s invasion and occupation of Tibet. On this occasion, my colleagues in the Kashag and I would like to pay tribute and pray for all those brave men and women who laid down their lives for the just cause of Tibet. We express our solidarity with those who continue to suffer repression under Chinese rule.

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Tibetan National Uprising Day statements

Statement of Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the 55th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day Fifty-five years ago, thousands of Tibetans spontaneously gathered on this day in Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, to protect His Holiness the Dalai Lama and protest against Chinese occupation. Seven days later, His Holiness the Dalai Lama left […]

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The statement of Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the 54th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day

On this day in 1959, thousands of Tibetans from all walks of life and all three regions of Tibet (U-Tsang, Kham and Amdo) converged in Lhasa to resist and protest the Chinese invasion and occupation of Tibet. We are the children of this tragic yet historic moment in Tibet’s rich, unique, 2,000-plus year history. Today, […]

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Tibetan leaders congratulate Barack Obama on his reelection as President of the United States

His Holiness the Dalai Lama and political leader of the Central Tibetan Administration Sikyong Lobsang Sangay have written to congratulate President Barack Obama on his election victory. In a letter to the President, the Dalai Lama wrote of his hope that President Obama would tackle global problems of common concern, “you inspired the world with […]

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For Tibetans, no other way to protest

Published online July 13, 2012 by The Washington Post. Please read the full article here. Lobsang Sangay is Tibet’s Kalon Tripa, or prime minister, leader of the Tibetan government in exile. Since 2009, 43 Tibetans have set themselves on fire while shouting slogans for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Tibet and […]

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Kalon Tripa Accepts Resignations of Special Envoy Lodi G. Gyari and Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen

The Tibetan Leadership Reiterates its Commitment to the Middle-Way Policy Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Head of the Central Tibetan Administration, regretfully accepted the resignations of the Special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama Lodi G. Gyari and Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen. The resignations became effective June 1, 2012. Special Envoy Lodi Gyari, assisted by […]

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Tibetan leader calls on China to respond to Middle Way policy on Tibet

The Tibetan leader, Kalon Tripa Lobsang Sangay, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to the ‘Middle Way’ approach and expressed “hope that China’s upcoming leaders will initiate genuine change” to resolve the Tibetan issue through dialogue. In his statement on the 53rd Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising of March 10, 1959, the Kalon Tripa referred […]

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Capitol Hill focuses lens on Tibet: Kalon Tripa Lobsang Sangay, Kirti Rinpoche and ICT’s Bhuchung Tsering testify before Congress

Tibetan prime minister (Kalon Tripa) Lobsang Sangay asks the United States to help resettle Tibetan refugees Kirti Rinpoche testifies to the tragic self-immolations at Kirti Monastery Bhuchung Tsering urges Congress to update the Tibetan Policy Act to recognize Tibetan democratic governance As news broke that a 12th Tibetan had self immolated in protest against Chinese […]

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Testimony of Dr. Lobsang Sangay Kalon Tripa before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission

Chairman McGovern, Chairman Wolf, Commission Members, thank for giving me the opportunity to testify before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission. This is my first visit to Washington, D.C., since assuming the office of Kalon Tripa of Tibet following the historic transfer of political authority by His Holiness the Dalai Lama earlier this August. The […]

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Global Day of Action for Tibet in Washington, DC

The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) in Washington, D.C. hosts Dr. Lobsang Sangay, head of the Tibetan Central Administration, or Kalon Tripa, for a week of advocacy for Tibet in Washington, D.C. Dr. Sangay’s schedule on this Global Day of Action for Tibet includes meetings with State Department officials and Members of Congress, and a […]

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Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay delivers his acceptance speech

Inaugural Speech of Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay

My fellow Tibetans: Today on this auspicious day when Guru Rinpoche, the great Indian yogi who spread Buddhism in Tibet, was born, and in the presence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, our most revered leader, I accept, with deep humility, the post of the Kalon Tripa. We invoke the spirit and call on the […]

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Kalon Tripa Dr. Losang Sangay with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

A new era in Tibetan politics as head of Tibetan exile democracy is inaugurated

Inauguration of new head of Tibetan exile government Lobsang Sangay marks ‘new era’ for the Tibetan people; Dalai Lama says his long-cherished aspiration for democratically elected leader vested with full political authority and responsibility has been fulfilled New Kalon Tripa speech is a rousing assertion of Tibetan nationhood and solidarity, celebrates connection between Tibetans inside […]

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New Tibetan Prime Minister elected by exile diaspora

The International Campaign for Tibet applauds all the candidates and campaigners who participated in the Tibetan exile elections, and congratulates all the winners, especially Kalon Tripa-elect Dr. Lobsang Sangay. Lobsang Sangay was born in 1968 in a Tibetan settlement in Darjeeling, India. He is a Tibetan legal scholar, an expert in international human rights law, […]

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