Geneva: – Continuing her vocal push for the rights of Tibetans, US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Sarah Sewall today asked the Chinese government “to seize the opportunity” to engage with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in meaningful dialogue over the situation in Tibet.

Dharamshala — The root causes of protest by Tibetans in Tibet against the Chinese communist regime, including self-immolations, stem from a wide range of factors such as, violent political repression, cultural assimilation, economic marginalisation, ethnic discrimination, nomadic displacement and environmental destruction.