Category: Statements & Press Releases

Statement of Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the 55th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day

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 Lhasa and fled to India. 80,000 Tibetans followed him into exile. I visited Tawang in […]

Statement of Kashag on 24th Anniversary of Conferment of Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama of Tibet

Statement of Kashag on 24th Anniversary of Conferment of Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama of Tibet

  On behalf of the 6 million Tibetans, the Kashag pays its deep reverence and humble respects to His Holiness the Great XIV Dalai Lama of Tibet on this special occasion of the 24th Anniversary of the conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The Kashag also extends its warmest […]

Statement of the Kashag on the 53rd anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day

Statement of the Kashag on the 53rd anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day

  Today on the occasion of 53rd anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day, the Kashag, on behalf of the people of Tibet, offer our heartful reverence and gratitude to His Holiness the Great Fourteenth Dalai Lama and extend warm greetings to all fellow Tibetans, both inside Tibet as well as outside. Fifty-three years ago, it was […]

Statement of the Kashag on the Fifty-Second Anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day

Statement of the Kashag on the Fifty-Second Anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day

  2 September 2012 On the 52nd anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day, I would like to pay the Kashag’s and my personal obeisance to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and extend heartfelt greetings to fellow Tibetans in Tibet and in exile. Today is a proud day for all Tibetans. It is the day when Tibetan […]

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

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 PRESS RELEASE tibet.net  | June 3, 2012 Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Head of the Central Tibetan Administration, regretfully accepted the resignations of Special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama Lodi G. Gyari and Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen. The resignations became effective June 1, 2012. Special […]

Kashag’s Statement on the Security of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Kashag’s Statement on the Security of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

  tibetdot net |May 20, 2012 In the recent days, there has been considerable media attention concerning reports of a possible security threat to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The security of His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a matter of great concern. On 8 May 2012, His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave an interview […]

Where is China Heading on Tibet?

Where is China Heading on Tibet?

  Remarks by Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari to the Council on Foreign Relations Washington DC. April 23, 2012 You know that I have been leading the Tibetan delegation for the dialogue with the Chinese government for the last many years. But I am not here today to give you a report on my progress because there […]

At Least Seven Reasons Why Beijing is Responsible for the Self-Immolations in Tibet

At Least Seven Reasons Why Beijing is Responsible for the Self-Immolations in Tibet

  For Immediate Release | 26 March 2012 1. Continuing occupation of Tibet 2. Political repression 3. Patriotic re-education and demonization of H.H. the Dalai Lama 4. Shooting and killing of peaceful Tibetan protesters 5. Economic marginalization and making of Tibetans as second-class citizens in their homeland 6. Cultural assimilation and denial of Tibetan as […]

Statement of Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the 53rd Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day

Statement of Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the 53rd Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day

  March 10, 2012 Today, on the 53rd anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day and the fourth anniversary of the 2008 mass protests inTibet, I offer tribute to the brave people who have sacrificed so much forTibet. Despite fifty-three years of occupation by the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the Tibetan spirit and identity […]

Memorandum on the Call for an EU Special Coordinator for Tibetan Affairs

Memorandum on the Call for an EU Special Coordinator for Tibetan Affairs

by Kelsang Gyaltsen, Envoy of H. H. the Dalai Lama, February 2012 The Tibetan struggle: A case of exemplary non-violent struggle for freedom For over five decades, under the leadership of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan freedom struggle has remained strictly non-violent.  After the devolution of his political authority to the democratically elected […]