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WEEKLY TIBET NEWS DIGEST (4th May-10th May 2020)

May 11, 2020, Issue 28

Weekly Tibet News Digest is a collection of different articles, columns and Tibet related news in and outside Tibet published in various websites. The views expressed are of the authors and do not necessarily reflect endorsement by the Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, New Delhi.



·         Vesak Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama

·         Announcement of Live Webcast of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Teaching on “Precious Garland”

·         Tibetan Political Prisoner Dies at Home After Being Refused Medical Help

·         China Says Marriages Between Tibetans, Chinese Will Strengthen ‘Ethnic Unity’

·         Tibetan Man Dies After Years of Ill Health Following Torture in Prison

·         Concerns about construction at UNESCO-protected Jokhang Temple in Tibet

·         Authorities investigate over 4,000 households in Tibet with ties outside the country


·         Senate committee to hear Tibet support bill next week!

·      Sikyong urges Tibetans, friends worldwide to light a candle for Kunzik Panchen Rinpoche on 17 May

·         MP Tim Loughton calls out China to release and reveal the 11th Panchen Lama missing for 25 years

·         159 Organizations petition the UN for Release of Tibet’s Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima

·         Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Sustainable Development in Tibet are closely monitored: Belgian Foreign Minister

·         Secretary Tsewang Gyalpo Arya appointed as new Representative of Office of Tibet, Japan


·         CTA brings home the first batch of stranded Tibetan students from Baroda

·         Relief measures in full swing to provide immediate support for distressed Tibetans

·         CTA clarifies fake news on destitute Tibetans

·         CTA to distribute 50 lakhs to Tibetans in distress


·         US Deputy National Security Advisor Matt Pottinger’s hard-hitting speech on China’s May 4th Movement

·         Propaganda in the Time of Corona by Tenzin Wangdak, Tibet Policy Institute

·         The painful search for Tibet’s “Chosen One” by Sonam Tsering Frasi, Thekootneeti


·         Chorig department issues new advisory for Tibetan monasteries

·         DoE Annual Scholarship – 2020

·         The Dalai Lama Trust Scholarship 2020