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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 leader briefs German Parliamentarians on Tibet-China contact

The chairman of the Tibetan Cabinet, Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche, on May 9, 2003 briefed members of the German Parliament’s group for Tibet about the current status of Sino-Tibetan contact. According to a report from the Tibet Bureau in Geneva, Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche participated in the first meeting of the German Parliamentary Group for Tibet […]

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Tibetan Parliamentarians join ICT roundtable on Tibetan democracy

On February 10 the International Campaign for Tibet sponsored a roundtable on Tibetan Democracy at its office in Washington, D.C. Two visiting Tibetan parliamentarians, Deputy Chair Dolma Gyari and Venerable Tsering Phuntsok, led the discussion, which dealt with issues including transparency, fair representation, need for one-man-one-vote, role of political parties, electoral laws and the system […]

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Tibetans hold vigils as Chinese Premier visits India

Tibetans in India began a series of demonstrations on January 13 in connection with the visit of Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji to highlight the need for a resolution of the Tibetan problem. Premier Zhu arrived in New Delhi on January 13 evening after a brief stopover in the historic city of Agra. Forty-two protesters were […]

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