Dalai Lama Arrives in Dharamsala
The one month program aims to give intensive training in Tibetan language, Meditation, Culture, Civilization, Buddhist Philosophy, and Practice.
Choelo Thar, director of the new section, gave a brief introduction in Chinese and Tibetan at the gathering, and shared their future plans.
At a press conference in Dharamsala moderated by the International Tibet Network, Guchusum Freedom Movement for Tibet, Student for a Free Tibet, and Tibetan Women's Association jointly issued a statement.
Scores of Tibetans writers and lawmakers gathered in the conference hall of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives for the book launch gathering.
He replaces Kirti Dolkar Lhamo, who submitted her resignation last November citing personal reasons.
The Center for Human Rights and Democracy screened films on Central Tibetan Administration and the human rights situation inside Tibet.
Italy’s Association for Human Rights and Tolerance awarded Tenzin Tsundue with this year’s Human Rights Award.
He pledged to support the Tibetans in urging the new government of India on various policies regarding Tibetan welfare, education, health, and employment issues.
A new documentary on Tortures inside Tibet, called ‘Through Flesh and Bones: Stories of Torture and Survival in Tibet’ was screened during the talk.
Tashi Dhondup received the highest number of votes with 586 (57.17%), followed by Tsangyang Gyatso with 317 votes (30.93%) and Karma Gelek with 113 votes (11.02%).
The former New York representative, Mr. Lobsang Nyandak, and the Tibet Fund Director, Rinchen Tharlo addressed the gathering.
Fiorella Cerchiara, the President of the Association said that Youthforhumanrights is their main project to help youngsters become more aware of the basic human rights.
"Earlier we got permission to go to China Embassy, but they didn't allow us to proceed, so we are protesting on the road," said Tenzin Jigme, President of TYC.
India-based Central Tibetan Administration says campaign is most concerted effort to date to bring about basic freedom for Tibetan people
"Though it is a joyous moment to know he's out of prison, Tibet remains a huge prison under Chinese Communist Party, so we remain concerned about his health and safety," said Dorjee Tseten, SFT Asia Director.
"We received very nice responses from all that we have met. The process of meeting and greeting will continue to form the All Party Parliamentary Group as soon as possible. " says Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok, a member of the Tibetan Parliament.
The Dalai Lama was presented with materials related to the Middle Way Approach, an official policy of the Tibetan Administration in Exile to resolve the issue of Tibet.
Campaign organized by the SFT India Chapter and RTYC, took place at the Mcleod Ganj Day School, Dharamsala in North India, where they held a photo exhibition of the massacre that took place in Beijing 25 years ago.
NDPT was originally foudned on September 2, 1994 with 5,000 members in 36 regional chapters within the Tibetan exile community in India, Nepal, and Bhutan.