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WEEKLY TIBET NEWS DIGEST (20TH TO 26TH DECEMBER 2021)

Tibet This Week (TTW) is a weekly news collection of articles and Tibet related news on His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Current situations inside Tibet, Tibetans in Exile, Worldwide Tibetan  Movement and others published in various websites.

 

HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA

·         Condolences in Response to the Death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

·         Facing Challenges with Compassion & Wisdom

·         Congratulating the US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues on Her Appointment

·         RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Receives Audience with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

TIBET & TIBETANS IN EXILE

·         Tibetan monk from Barong monastery disappeared since his arrest in September 2020

·         Tibetan political prisoners denied family visits over ‘COVID concerns’

·         China sends Tibetan teens to camps for indoctrination, military training

·         TIBETAN POLITICAL PRISONER UNABLE TO WALK AFTER TORTURE IN PRISON

·         Speaker condoles the demise of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

·         Taskforce committee alerts the rising cases of Omicron Variant in India on 91st Taskforce Briefing

US SPECIAL COORDINATOR FOR TIBETAN ISSUES

·         US Government Appoints Under Secretary Uzra Zeya as Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues

·         Sikyong Welcomes Appointment of Uzra Zeya as New US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues

·         Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel Congratulates Newly Appointed US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Uzra Zeya

·         US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Under Secretary Uzra Zeya Convened her first official meeting with Representative Namgyal Choedup

·         New Tibet special coordinator meets with ICT, outlines objectives

 

TIBET ADVOCACY CAMPAIGN

·         All-Party Indian Parliamentary Forum for Tibet Successfully Revived Appointing Shri Sujeet Kumar as the New Convener

·         Representative Tashi Phuntsok meets with Taiwanese Ambassador in Paris

·         Honorary Representative Telo Tulku Rinpoche concludes his visit to Mongolia

·         US Senate Confirms Rashad Hussain as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

 

ARTICLES & COMMENTARIES

·         Chinese Communist Party’s 100 Atrocities in Tibet by Tsewang Gyalpo Arya, Representative, OOT Japan

·         How India failed to read the tea leaves on China’s Tibet takeover by Nirupama Rao, Former Indian Foreign Secretary