Tapey was the first Tibetan inside Tibet to set himself ablaze in Aba, Sichuan Province on February 27, 2009.
"We all have the same potential for good and bad. We all want to live a happy life and have the right to do so," said the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader.
The five candidates were as follows: Tashi Dhondup with 347 votes, Lukar Jam 194 votes, Tsangyang Gyatso 144 votes, Karma Gelek 107 votes, and Totsik Chodak 71 votes.
Goshul Lobsang was arrested by the Chinese officials on May 5, 2010 with the allegation that he lead the 2008 Machu Protest.
Sarah Sewall, a Harvard and Oxford graduate was appointed to the post last Friday by John Kerry, US Secretary of State.
'Dalai Lama Day' was honored in the city of Richmond and Berkeley, California.
The subject of the discussion was, "What could be the outcome should China NOT change course in the face of mounting self-immolations in Tibet?"
The 17th Karmapa Ugen Trinley Dorjee gave an exclusive interview with the Voice Of Tibet based in Dharamsala, North India.
Beijing warns there will be consequences for US if meeting is not canceled
US urges China to reopen talks with exiled Tibetan spiritual leader
The Tibetan Language Preservation Association was formed in the year 2005 by some young volunteers.
Chen Weiming, a Chinese sculptor born in Hangzhou, China is a well-known sculptor and newspaper publisher who has been awarded with various certificates and prizes for his creativity.