Washington DC, September 13, 2017: Senate committee on appropriation for the Department of State, foreign operations and related programs for the fiscal year 2018 has reinstated the funding for the Tibetans projects and programs inside Tibet and in exile. The committee has approved total of 18.25 millions US dollars for …Read More »
Washington DC, Spetember 12, 2017: Sixty-two participants representing Twenty Seven Tibetan Associations in North America adopted 13 pages resolution in the 16th North America Tibetan Association conference, which was held from September 8-10, 2017. The resolutions adopted in the conference covered three main areas related to His Holiness the Dalai …Read More »
Representatives of Tibetan Associations to meet at North American Tibetan Association conference in New York City.
Washington DC, September 06,2017: 16th North American Tibetan Association conference is scheduled to be held at New York City from September 8-10, 2017. Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Honorable president, Central Tibetan Administration is the Chief guest on the inaugural session and will address the gathering. Representatives from 28 Tibetan Associations consisting …Read More »
The US State Department releases annual report on International Religious Freedom, which highlighted Chinese interference in religious practices in monasteries and nunneries in Tibet.
The report highlighted Chinese authorities engaged in widespread interference in religious practices, especially in Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and nunneries in Tibet and forced disappearance, physical abuse, prolonged detention due to religious practice. The report says “authorities evicted more than 2,000 monks and nuns from Buddhist institutes at Larung Gar and …Read More »
July 12th, 2017 Washington, D.C. The US Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission organized a hearing on Religious Freedom in Tibet today coinciding with the 2nd anniversary of the death of Trulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche. The Co-Chairs of the Commission Congressman Jim McGovern and Congressman Randy Hultgren chaired the hearing. Prof. …Read More »
Washington, D.C. July 7th, 2017. On Wednesday, July 5th, Gyalwang Karmapa Rinpoche visited the Office of Tibet during his three-day visit to Washington, D.C. This trip to Washington follows his one-month visit to Canada. The afternoon visit to the Office of Tibet was informational. Representative Penpa Tsering updated him on …Read More »
by Ming Xia, June 25th, 2017 In response to Haitong Du’s “Opinion: The Dalai Lama’s Commencement Speech Is Problematic for UC San Diego” (The Times of San Diego), I would like to offer my experiences with and views about the Dalai Lama. I am an educator in the City of …Read More »
Washington DC, June 28, 2017: The delegation led by Richard Gere, Chairman of the ICT board, lobbied at the Capitol on June 27 to 28, 2017 to request the US senators and representatives particularly to reinstate the budget cut proposed by the US administration for the Tibetan programs in Tibet …Read More »
Washington DC, June 27, 2017: The Office of Tibet and International Campaign for Tibet jointly hosted a reception at the US Capitol Building to celebrate His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 82nd Birthday. The reception was addressed by Leader Nancy Pelosi, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, Congressman Jim McGovern, Congresswoman Ros Lehtinen and …Read More »