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Dalai Lama honors group of Chinese for advancing understanding on Tibet

The first open public event of the Dalai Lamaπs visit to Washington, DC, next week is a major award ceremony on Wednesday, October 7. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and actor and activist Richard Gere are among those who will join the Dalai Lama onstage. The Light of Truth Award is given to individuals and organizations […]

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New television documentary “Tibet: Beyond Fear”

With opening words by the Chairman of ICT’s Board Richard Gere, “Tibet: Beyond Fear” documents the remarkable courage of Ngawang Sangdrol, a 13-year-old Buddhist Nun and Bagdro, a 20-year-old Buddhist monk who participate in demonstrations against the Chinese authorities in Tibet and in support of the Dalai Lama’s return. Following a brutal military crackdown on […]

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Candlelight vigil in Dharamsala

ICT urges President Bush not to attend Olympics opening ceremony, asks China to call off torch relay in Tibet

Peace Rally and Vigil for Tibet Tuesday April 8, 6:00 to 8:00 pm (Pacific), United Nations Plaza, San Francisco Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu and actor and activist Richard Gere will join thousands of Tibetan-Americans and Tibet supporters for a peace rally and candle-lit vigil for Tibet in United Nations Plaza in San Francisco […]

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Hearing on Tibet – Statement by Richard Gere

Committee on Foreign Affairs, US House of Representatives March 13, 2007 Chairman Lantos, Representative Ros-Lehtinen, Members of the Committee: As Chairman of the Board of the International Campaign for Tibet, I would like to thank you for this opportunity to address the Committee. I also wish to compliment the Chairman Lantos and Representative Ros-Lehtinen for […]

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Dalai Lama’s Envoy says political will can help resolve Tibet issue

The Dalai Lama’s Special Envoy, Lodi Gyari, testified before the United States Congress that the dialogue process with the Chinese leadership has reached a stage where “if there is the political will on both sides, we have an opportunity to finally resolve this issue.” Speaking before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing on “Tibet: Status […]

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Richard Gere unveils Tibet footage and ICT report at Cinema for Peace events in Berlin

International Campaign for Tibet chairman, actor and social activist Richard Gere, spoke at the annual Cinema for Peace gala, held in Berlin, Germany on February 12. Cinema for Peace works to create greater awareness for peace and tolerance by bringing together some of the world’s most accomplished actors and film makers. This year’s event included […]

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Richard Gere in Europe to accept Tibet award

Actor and activist Richard Gere will join veterans of the Dutch resistance movement at a joint press conference to announce this year’s Geuzen Medal winner in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands, today (Friday 11 March 2005). The event coincides with the anniversary of the 10 March Uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet in 1959, which led to […]

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Ambassador Siv (middle) and Richard Gere meet hunger strikers near the UN on April 12.

Remarks from Richard Gere and Ambassador Siv at Tibetan UN hunger strike

With the Tibetan Youth Congress-led Indefinite Hunger Strike is in its twelfth day on April 13, more than three hundred supporters and well wishers joined the three hunger strikers, despite heavy rain and wind, and assembled in front of the United Nations headquarters in New York City. Richard Gere, Ambassador Sichan Siv, U.S. Representative to […]

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Richard Gere, US UN Representative meet Tibetan hunger strikers outside UN

ICT Board Chairman Richard Gere and Ambassador Sichan Siv, the U.S. Representative to the UN Economic and Social Council, met this morning with three Tibetans on the morning of Tuesday, April 13, the 12th day of their hunger strike for UN action on Tibet. A crowd of supporters and press gathered while Gere and Siv […]

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ICT Chairman Richard Gere testifies on Tibet before Congressional Committee

Testifying before a Hearing on March 7, 2002, ICT Chairman Richard Gere said the United States Congress needs to strengthen its support to the Dalai Lama in his effort to resolve the issue of Tibet through dialogue with the Chinese leadership. Gere also asked the House International Relations Committee to study the findings of a […]

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ICT Chairman Richard Gere invited to address German Parliament on Tibet

Washington, D.C. (ICT) Prominent Tibet supporter and Chairman of ICT’s Board of Directors, Richard Gere, has been invited to address the German Parliament on Tibet in April. The German Parliament’s Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid announced on February 3, 2002 that Gere has been invited to testify at a hearing on Tibet in […]

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