Dharamshala â The air was thick with incense smoke that filtered through the hundreds of monks who had gathered to partake in the Life Long Ceremony on 21st June,the day that marked the 80th Birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
On 21 February 2018, UN human rights experts issued a call for the immediate release of Tibetan human rights activist, Tashi Wangchuk, following a recent ruling by a Chinese court to uphold the charges of ‘incitement of separatism’ against him.
Dharamshala Ã¢ÂÂ Ven Golog Jigme, assistant of a documentary film "Leaving Fear Behind" expressed strong concerns about the health and living conditions of Dhondup Wangchen, who was released from prison a year ago after serving a six year prison sentence.
Paris, France â The 2017 World Press Freedom Index compiled by the Paris based World Media Watchdog, "Reporters Without Borders" (RSF) reflects a world in which attacks on the media have become commonplace and strongmen are on the rise.
Amid reports of cancellation of celebrations to mark 60 years in exile of the Dalai Lama because of a government directive, the Tibetan government-in-exile has shifted one of the events to Dharamshala and cancelled the other one. Both were to be held in Delhi.