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WEEKLY TIBET NEWS DIGEST (28th Dec 2020 TO 03rd Jan 2021)

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 exile democracy serves a model for future democratic Tibet

·         China warns Tibetan internet users of “strike hard” campaign for dissenting acts

·         China jails Tibetan nomad for social media posts on His Holiness the Dalai Lama and CTA


·         Exile Tibetans hold preliminary election for 2021 Sikyong and Members of 17th Tibetan Parliament

·         Speaker welcomes signing of ‘Tibet Policy and Support Act 2020’ by US President Trump

·         Obituary: Anen Dawa, last surviving personal bodyguard of His Holiness the Dalai Lama passes away at 83


·         ‘High time that India has a clear Tibet policy’, says Core Group for Tibetan Cause as US’ Tibetan Policy and Support Act becomes law

·         US Senators James Risch, Marco Rubio, Ben Cardin and Dianne Feinstein welcome passage of their bipartisan Tibetan Policy and Support Act

·         U.S. bolsters support for Taiwan and Tibet, angering China

·         A stall showcasing Tibetan culture and freedom movement installed at Guwahati book fair in Assam


·         Dalai Lama’s representative blasts Chinese Embassy for comments on Indian media by Ngodup Dongchung, The Week

·         Time to speak up on Tibet by Prof. Srikanth Kondapalli, Deccan Herald

·         How the Dalai Lama’s reincarnation ended up in Congress’s $900 billion relief bill by Paul O’Donnell, The Washington Post

·         Amid US-China Tensions, Tibetans Seize the Moment by Kevin Holden, The Diplomat

·         China cautions against use of ‘Tibet card’, says it will damage bilateral ties by Rezaul H Laskar

·         Tibetan govt-in-exile lauds US President Trump for new Tibet policy