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.
The Chinese government first conducted the census in Tibet in 1953, but experts believe the results were inaccurate, since it reported that there were only 2.7 million Tibetans.
Ngawang Lobsang of Kardze monastery and Gepe, a popular singer from Amdo Ngaba were arrested for calling for the return of the Dalai Lama, and composing Patriotic Tibetan songs.
The day of Buddha's conception, enlightenment, and passing away according to Tibetan moon calendar was observed at three different places in Delhi, India.
Barley has a higher beta-glucans content than the other grains, with Tibetan barley having the highest beta-glucans, containing more than 7 percent of it.
An extinct fox species with “supersharp teeth” once roamed the Tibetan Plateau two to five million years ago, a new study says.
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.