A minute's silence was held at the outset to remember those killed when China brutally crushed the fledgling Tibetan revolt, a crackdown the government-in-exile
claimed killed tens of thousands.
Speaking to ANI, Karma Yeshi, finance minister of Tibetan government-in-exile
, said Wangchuk fought for the voice of Tibetan language and hence is jailed by the Chinese government.
Illegal "The government-in-exile
is an illegal political organisation and no country in the world recognises it."
Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile
Samdhong Rinpoche said the Dalai Lama wants to completely retire from politics as he feels that "political leadership should not be confined to one person and individual".
A statement on the website of the Tibetan government-in-exile
based in northern India said "in order to express our solidarity with the great natural disaster that befell on China, Tibetans across the world should shun staging demonstrations in front of the Chinese embassies in the respective host countries they live in" at least until the end of May.
Ishihara also said he thought about 1.5 million out of 6.5 million Tibetans were killed in riots in the late 1950s before 400,000-500,000 people fled Tibet to set up the government-in-exile
, which is based in Dharmsala, northern India.
Seven months prior to the killing, a threatening letter, the full text of which can be viewed on the official web site of the Tibetan government-in-exile
, allegedly was sent under the seal of the Dorje Shugden Charitable and Religious Society to "...
The Dalai's Government-in-Exile
recently reported that one individual, after observing the vicious treatment of some monks who had refused to accept the PRC's designated Panchen, simply died of heart failure because "he could not bear to see such atrocities inflicted upon the monks."
A Tibetan herder burned himself to death in western China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday to protest China's repressive Tibetan policies, a media report and the Tibetan government-in-exile
He was speaking on the occasion of India's 67th Independence Day celebrations at Dharamsala, the seat of Tibetan government-in-exile
in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday.
Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, said Thursday he would next week formally propose to retire as political head of the Tibetan government-in-exile
Damascus, Aug 2 ( ANI ): Rebel groups in Syria have said that a government-in-exile
headed by a splinter group of dissidents was 'stillborn', and added that it did not represent the opposition's demands.
Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Monday formally offered to step down as political head of the Tibetan government-in-exile
Earlier on Monday, Sangay was sworn in as the democratically elected Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile
, marking a new beginning as he took over the political leadership of the movement from the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
''Talks have ended today,'' Tibetan government-in-exile
spokesman Thubten Samphel told Kyodo News by telephone.