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US Representatives Jim McGovern, Michael McCaul introduce legislation to promote peaceful resolution to Tibet-China conflict

Washington: US Representatives Jim McGovern (D-MA), Chairman of the House Rules Committee and Cochair of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, and Michael McCaul (R-TX), Lead Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, recently introduced legislation to strengthen the United States’ policy to promote dialogue between the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Dalai Lama toward a peaceful resolution of the conflict between Tibet and the PRC.

Prominent former Tibetan political prisoner Jigme Gyatso dies

Lhasa: Jigme Gyatso, a prominent former Tibetan political prisoner, died on July 2, as per Washington-based advocacy group International Campaign for Tibet (ICT).

Tibet: China decides to relocate 17,555 people from high-altitude places in Nagqu City

Chinese authorities have decided to relocate 17,555 people  from high-altitude places in Nagqu City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, media reports said on Tuesday.

Pelosi, McGovern promise bill to push Tibet-China conflict resolution

Washington: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Jim McGovern said this week that new legislation will soon be introduced pushing for a peaceful resolution to the Chinese government’s decades-long illegal occupation of Tibet.

International Campaign for Tibet Chairman Richard Gere gives indirect message to China on Tibet issue

Washington: Hollywood actor and International Campaign for Tibet Chairman Richard Gere delivered a powerful message recently at the inaugural session of the 8th World Parliamentarians' Convention on Tibet where he indirectly targeted China by saying that 'non violence' still works.

Dharamshala: Unidentified Tibetan monk self-immolates in protest against religious crackdown by China

Dharamshala: An unidentified Tibetan monk recently self immolated in front of a portrait of the exiled leader Dalai Lama here to protest against the human rights violations taking place under Chinese President Xi Jinping’s policies.

China shows no concern in destroying Tibet's environment: Report

Lhasa (Tibet): The recent White Paper of Tibet titled as ‘Tibet since 1951: Liberation, Development and Prosperity’ from Beijing showed how China was showing no concern in destroying the environment in Tibet.

China's policy destroying Tibet's environment: Report

Lhasa,Tibet: China, for its own benefit, is shattering and destroying the nature-bound systems of Tibet, while Beijing is not even giving an iota of thought to the inhabitants, reports said.

Taipei International Book Exhibition: Exiled Tibetan official presents Tibet’s issues

Taipei: The Representative of the Tibetan government-in-exile Kelsang Gyaltsen Bawa recently attended the Taipei International Book Exhibition, 2022 where he spoke about Beijing’s restrictions and regulations on publishing books.

How Chinese authorities aim to control Tibetan reincarnation, finds HRW

Despite draconian controls on the flow of information between Tibet and the outside world, word recently emerged of the death of an 86-year-old lama named Tulku Dawa in Lhasa, and attempts by the Chinese government to keep it secret.

China crimps contact between Tibetans abroad and in Tibet: Reports

Beijing: The Chinese government has imposed restrictions and stepped up its surveillance measures to prevent online communications between Tibetans and their family members and friends, who are staying abroad.

Australia: Tibetans protest in Canberra to mark National Uprising Day

Canberra: Hundreds of Tibetan community members recently marked the 63rd anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day in Australian city of Canberra.

Chinese government destroys third Tibetan Buddhist statue in past 3 months: Reports

Chengdu, China: The Chinese government has destroyed a third Tibetan Buddhist statue, a measure seen by many as the latest example of official efforts to stamp out the Tibetans’ religious traditions.

Chinese authorities detain university student for teaching Tibetan language

Beijing: A university student has been detained by Chinese officials in Chamdo for allegedly teaching Tibetan language to children in Yamda village during the school holidays, media reports said on Monday.

Tibetan government-in-exile minister meets US special coordinator for Tibetan issues Uzra Zeya

Washington: The exiled Tibetan government’s minister for Information and International Relations Kalon Norzin Dolma recently met US special coordinator for Tibetan issues Uzra Zeya here.