The Solidarity Rally is a wake-up call to the United Nations and the International Community: CTA President in New York

NEW YORK CITY: To mark International Day of Human Rights, thousands of Tibetans and Tibet supporters from across the United States and Canada took part in a mass solidarity rally in front of the United Nations headquarters in New York City on 10 December.

The rally, organised by a committee chaired by Pema ChagzoNEW YORK CITY: To mark International Day of Human Rights, thousands of Tibetans and Tibet supporters from across the United States and Canada took part in a mass solidarity rally in front of the United Nations headquarters in New York City on 10 December.

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Chorig Kalon Elected Vice President of Governing Council of International Buddhist Confederation

New Delhi: Kalon Karma Gelek Yuthok of Department of Religion and Culture of Central Tibetan Administration has been elected as one of the Vice Presidents of the Governing Council of International Buddhist Confederation. Kalon Yuthok returned to Dharamsala after attending the two-day General Assembly Meeting of International Buddhist Confederation held in Delhi from 10 -11 December.

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CTA President to Deliver ML Sondhi Memorial Lecture in Delhi

DHARAMSHALA: President Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration will deliver the M L Sondhi Memorial Lecture at New Delhi on 14 December. Dr Sangay will speak on the theme ‘Tibet holds the key to Beijing’.

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China’s Decade Old Reincarnation Policy Cannot Replace Tibet’s Millennia Old Tradition: CTA Spokesperson

DHARAMSHALA: It has been a decade since China announced its infamous ‘Order no 5’ in 2007, decreeing that all the reincarnations or tulkus of Tibetan Buddhism must get government approval, explaining that anyone otherwise would be “illegal or invalid”.

The Chinese government has justified this step as an effort to institutionalize the management of the Tibetan reincarnation system and curb fraudulent activities.

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Speaker of Tibetan Parliament Calls on US Congress Members in DC

Washington, DC: After successfully concluding his second leg tour in New York City, Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile arrives in DC for meeting with the leaders on the hill.

Today, he called on Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY), ranking member of House Foreign Affairs Committee; Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), member of House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH), Chair of Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on Middle East and South Asia.

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