i WEEKLY TIBET NEWS DIGEST (21st to 27th September 2020) | Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

WEEKLY TIBET NEWS DIGEST (21st to 27th September 2020)

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.


·         His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s message to the peace builders

·         Conversation about Happiness, Humor and Compassion

·         Gaden Phodrang appeals for collective prayers for world peace

·         Message by His Holiness the Dalai Lama for the memorial service in honour of Lee Teng-hui


·         Tibetan Farmers, Herders Given Military-style ‘Vocational Training,’ Sent to Jobs Far From Home

·         China ‘coercing’ thousands of Tibetans into mass labour camps – report

·         Renewed and Robust Tibet Policy only way forward for India, says Sikyong

·         CTA President condoles demise of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh

·         Indian journalist who published disinformation targeting His Holiness the Dalai Lama and CTA arrested as Chinese spy

·         Three Tibetans begin Manali-Delhi peace rally against China


·         Ontario Legislature passes historic bill to recognise July as “Tibetan Heritage month”, tabled by MPP Bhutila Karpoche

·         Coercive “Labour Trainings” of over half a million Tibetans by China raised at UNHRC Session

·         China continues disinformation on the 11th Panchen Lama; claims no disappearance at UNHRC

·         63 Parliamentarians from different countries issue Joint Statement condemning China on reports of forced labour in Tibet

·         Tibetan peace marchers joined by 150 demonstrators before the UN calling to hold China accountable for violations


·         Why Tibet, the ‘western treasure house’ is important to China

·         Exclusive: China sharply expands mass labor program in Tibet by Cate Cadell, Reuters

·         In 3 Years, China Doubled Its Air Bases, Air Defences And Heliports Along India Frontier: Report

·         Mineral exploitation, forced labour: How China continues to strangle Tibet by Col. Vinayak Bhat (Retd), Indiatoday.in

·         China Has a New Plan to Tame Tibet by Adrian Zenz, New York Times