Penpa Tsering’s Rebuttal Against Kashag’s 10 Point Clarification

Penpa Tsering’s rebuttal against Kashag’s 10 point clarification took place yesterday at Dharamshala following his handing over of the Office of Tibet, Washington as the representative to the North America. While the session of his explanation lasted for more than two hours at the Norbu House in McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, he made a rebuttal against the 10 points issued by Kashag earlier in clarification to his removal.

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Group Of Tibetans Protest Outside Office Of Tibet, Washington D.C.

A group of Tibetan public has gathered outside the Office of Tibet building in Washington D.C. to protest against the Kashag’s decision to remove Mr. Penpa Tsering from the position of Representative to North America earlier this month. The Tibetans gathered this morning have come from different cities they said.

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Message To My Tibetan Brothers And Sisters

My dear Tibetan Brothers and Sisters, I decided to address the community today because I have been witnessing an uproar within our people recently and I cannot remain silent. We need to use caution and understand, as a group, the very important notion of accountability. We have elected our leader following a democratic process and I am very proud to hear our people expressing their opinions freely.

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Sharling Dhardon Loses Kalon Appointment Again

Former Tibetan Member of Parliament Sharling Dhardon who was nominated for the Kalon of Department of Information and International Relations by Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay failed to attain the majority support of the members of the parliament. The Kalon nominee’s appointment when opposed by one of the members of the parliament, the Speaker ruled to carry out voting for and against the nominee.

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Tibetan Vote System Does Not Invalidate Democratic Principles: Samdhong Rinpoche

The former Prime Minister of exile Tibetan government in India, Honorable Samdhong Rinpoche in recent interviews have expressed his views about the Tibetan monks and nuns right to vote for both the religious and provincial candidates in the elections for Tibetan Parliament in Exile where he said that this right does not invalidate the basic democratic principles. In the interview carried out by Tibetan journalist Lobsang Wangyal, Rinpoche also talks about some other issues.

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