Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s statement on the 54th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising Day

On this day in 1959, thousands of Tibetans from all walks of life and all three regions of Tibet (U-Tsang, Kham and Amdo) converged in Lhasa to resist and protest the Chinese invasion and occupation of Tibet. We are the children of this tragic yet historic moment in Tibet’s rich, unique, 2,000-plus year history. Today, …

Inaugural Speech of Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay, 8 July 2011, Dharamsala, India

My fellow Tibetans: Today on this auspicious day when Guru Rinpoche, the great Indian yogi who spread Buddhism in Tibet, was born, and in the presence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, our most revered leader, I accept, with deep humility, the post of the Kalon Tripa. We invoke the spirit and call on the …