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  • Succession of Dalai Lama should be free from China’s interference: EU
    by Phayul Newsdesk on June 21, 2024 at 1:02 pm

    By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, June  21: The European Union and China held the 39th session of their joint Human Rights Dialogue in Chongqing on June 16. During the dialogue, the EU stressed that the succession of the Dalai Lama should be free from Chinese government interference. This dialogue was preceded by a side visit by a delegation The post Succession of Dalai Lama should be free from China’s interference: EU appeared first on Phayul.

  • China demands Dalai Lama correct political views for talks to resume
    by Phayul Newsdesk on June 21, 2024 at 12:56 pm

    By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, June 21: The Chinese foreign ministry announced on Thursday that the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader, must “thoroughly correct” his political views for contact with China’s central government to resume. Formal talks between China and the Dalai Lama and his representatives have been stalled since 2010. Lin Jian, a spokesman at China’s The post China demands Dalai Lama correct political views for talks to resume appeared first on Phayul.

  • China warns President Biden against signing the Tibet policy Act. into law
    by Phayul Newsdesk on June 21, 2024 at 12:49 pm

    By Tenzin Nyidon  DHARAMSHALA, June 21: China on Tuesday issued a warning of “resolute measures” to US President Joe Biden, urging him not to sign the recently passed Resolve Tibet Act. into law. The warning came amidst heightened tensions following the visit of a high-level U.S. congressional delegation to Dharamshala, where they met with His The post China warns President Biden against signing the Tibet policy Act. into law appeared first on Phayul.

  • High-level US congressional delegation pledges unwavering support for Tibet
    by Phayul Newsdesk on June 19, 2024 at 11:25 am

    By Tenzin Nyidon  DHARAMSHALA, June 19: The Tibetan government-in-exile known officially as the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) hosted a public felicitation ceremony to honour a high-level United States congressional delegation. This esteemed delegation was led by House of Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul and included the US Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi, along with Reps. The post High-level US congressional delegation pledges unwavering support for Tibet appeared first on Phayul.

  • Bipartisan US Congressional delegation arrives in Dharamshala
    by Phayul Newsdesk on June 18, 2024 at 2:04 pm

    By Tenzin Nyidon  DHARAMSHALA, June 18: A bipartisan United States Congressional delegation led by the US House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) reached Dharamshala, the seat of the Tibetan exile government on Tuesday. The delegation included Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), House Rules The post Bipartisan US Congressional delegation arrives in Dharamshala appeared first on Phayul.

  • Maiden ‘All Pala Football Association Gold Cup’ kicks off in Dehradun
    by Phayul Newsdesk on June 18, 2024 at 1:54 pm

    By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, June 18: In a vibrant celebration of sportsmanship and community spirit, the All Pala (Father) Football Association (AFPA) Gold Cup, a pioneering football tournament for male Tibetan aged 40 and above, began on Father’s Day, June 16, at the Dhondupling Tibetan settlement, Clement town, Dehradun, India This tournament, the first of its The post Maiden ‘All Pala Football Association Gold Cup’ kicks off in Dehradun appeared first on Phayul.

  • Dalai Lama congratulates Claudia Sheinbaum on historic presidential victory in Mexico
    by Phayul Newsdesk on June 14, 2024 at 5:55 pm

    By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, June 14: In a landmark moment for Mexico, Claudia Sheinbaum has become the first woman to be elected President of the country, capturing at least 58 per cent of the vote in a historic election that saw two women vying for the nation’s highest office. The election results, announced on Sunday, marked The post Dalai Lama congratulates Claudia Sheinbaum on historic presidential victory in Mexico appeared first on Phayul.

  • CTA President, activists honoured for defending democracy and human rights by NED
    by Phayul Newsdesk on June 14, 2024 at 5:51 pm

    By Tenzin Nyidon  DHARAMSHALA, June 14: The democratically elected President of the Tibetan government in exile Penpa Tsering, renowned activist Lhadon Tethong, and educational sociologist Dr. Gyal Lo were honoured with the Democracy Service Medal and Democracy Award respectively, by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a U.S. government-funded organisation. The awards were presented on Thursday The post CTA President, activists honoured for defending democracy and human rights by NED appeared first on Phayul.

  • Tibetan advocacy groups urge G7 leaders to raise Tibetan issue at summit
    by Phayul Newsdesk on June 14, 2024 at 4:14 am

    By Tenzin Nyidon DHARAMSHALA, June 14: Tibetan advocacy groups have urged the leaders of the G7 nations to raise Tibet’s issue, including persistent and blatant violation of Tibetan people’s rights at the upcoming summit. In recent years, the Chinese government’s policies in Tibet have worsened drastically, leading to calls for intervention from international community by The post Tibetan advocacy groups urge G7 leaders to raise Tibetan issue at summit appeared first on Phayul.

  • Canadian parliament unanimously passes motion supporting Tibetan people’s self-determination
    by Phayul Newsdesk on June 13, 2024 at 4:20 am

    By Tenzin Nyidon  DHARAMSHALA, June 13: Canadian MP Alexis Brunnelle-Duceppe of the Bloc Québécois on Monday presented a motion in the House of Commons supporting the right of Tibetans to self-determination. The motion recognises Tibetans as “people and a nation” with the right to choose their own social, economic, cultural, and religious policies, including the The post Canadian parliament unanimously passes motion supporting Tibetan people’s self-determination appeared first on Phayul.