“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.

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.

As China prepares to celebrate its New Year, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) points out that more than 50 journalists and bloggers are currently imprisoned and that, from the Year of the Snake (2013) to the Year of the Dog (2018), President Xi Jinping has built his authority on the ruins of the freedom to inform.