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WEEKLY TIBET NEWS DIGEST (3rd to 9th June 2020)


·         ‘In Praise of Dependent Arising’ for Young Tibetans — First Day

·         ‘In Praise of Dependent Arising’ for Young Tibetans – Second Day

·         ‘In Praise of Dependent Arising’ for Young Tibetans – Third Day

·         Statement on the 75th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

·         Remembering Northern Irish Peacemaker John Hume


·         New Tibet access report confirms nothing’s changed

·         New State Department report highlights systemic restrictions on travel to Tibet

·         ‘China’s Panchen’ Makes Rare Visit to Tibet’s Capital Lhasa

·         Tibet’s Lithang Horse Race Festival Opens to Small Crowds

·         Chinese Authorities Relocate Over Fifty Tibetans


·         Sikyong’s political statement on completing 9th year in office

·         Challenge posed by China is serious; Either we transform China or China transforms us: Sikyong Dr Sangay at CACN China hearing

·         Speaker Pema Jungney condoles demise of MP Amar Singh

·         Election Commission announces the electoral process of 2021 Sikyong and 17th Tibetan Parliamentary Elections

·         Geshema Delek Wangmo and Sonam Gyaltsen sworn in as new Additional Election Commissioners

·         Obituary: Ama Adhe, Tibet’s heroic woman passes away

·         Department of Health promotes sanitation in the face of COVID-19

·         19th CTA Task Force Briefing: 9 new cases this week, total 12 active cases and 65 recoveries


·         India Tibet Friendship Society hosts webinar titled ”Tibet’s Freedom, India’s Security”

·         UN Experts Demand China: Provide Information and Access to Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima

·         CTA President Calls on China to Heed the Demands of the UN Experts to Provide Information and Access to 11th Panchen Lama

·         A group of 4 Tibetans in UK initiate a ‘Peace March for Tibet’ from Bristol to London


·         Reverberating through time: Ama Adhe and the Women Warriors of Tibet by Tashi Choedon, Tibet Policy Institute

·         China is Destroying Tibet’s Culture & Religion: It Will Backfire by Dr. Tenzin Tsultrim, The Quint

·         Who will stop the torturers of Beijing wiping Tibet? by Norman Baker, The Mail

·         Taiwan’s foreign ministry calls China ‘global trouble maker’ by Taiwan News