Introduction

Tibet was once an independent country with its rich culture and unique religion, but in the 1950s, the newly established Communist Chinese invaded Tibet completely. His Holiness Dalai Lama was forced to flee to India in 1959. Since that time, over a million Tibetans have been killed and more than 6000 monasteries have been destroyed in Tibet. Tibetan people lost freedom of speech and religion and every right.

International Monitors Need to Investigate Abusive Detentions, Harsh Sentences
(New York) – The Chinese government’s repression of political dissent in Tibetan areas warrants fact-finding visits by United Nations human rights experts, Human Rights Watch said today, releasing a new compilation of cases and sentences against Tibetans.

The world must hang its head in shame for being a mute spectator to the ‘cultural holocaust’ in Tibet, says Major General Mrinal Suman (retd), who visited Tibet recently. Tibet continues to be an enigma to all visitors. My two visits have been no different.

New delhi, India - An illustrious panel of experts comprising Kalon Trisur Professor Samdong Rinpoche, Dr Madhuri S Sondhi, Founder member of Tibet Swaraj Committee, Director of the ML Sondhi Institute for Asia Pacific Affairs, Dr Kapila Vatsyayan, senior Bureaucrat, former Member of Indian parliament and President Dr Lobsang Sangay, Central Tibetan Administration addressed a panel discussion on ‘India and Tibet: Ancient Ties and Current Bonds’ on Monday at IIC, Delhi.

“We are not Lhasawa, we are not Amdo, we are not Khampa nor are we U Tsangwa, We are all Tibetans and we are all one,” the President of the Central Tibetan Administration, Dr Lobsang Sangay told a crowd of  Tibetans and supporters gathered at the main Tibetan temple in Dharamshala today as people of Tibet and supporters across the world mark the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day.