First Sikyong of Tibet Dr. Lobsang Sangay raises China’s Human Rights violations

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By: TNI Team | TOKYO
Updated: 06 December, 2022 7:52 pm IST

Addressing a gathering at Asia Society on Tuesday, former Sikyong of Central Tibetan Administration Dr. Lobsang Sangay raised the issue of Human rights violations in China and also held engaging conversations with young leaders of the world.

At the official launch of Japan’s new parliamentary group, Dr. Lobsang highlighted China’s Human rights abuses in Tibet, East Turkestan and Southern Mongolia. He called on the Parliamentary coalition in Japan to investigate and take action on Human rights violations by the People’s Republic of China and Xi-Jinping led Chinese Communist Party.


Dr. Lobsang Sangay was the elected Sikyong – head of the Central Tibetan Administration from 2012 to 2021. Born in Darjeeling, he studied international law and democracy at Harvard University.

During a fireside chat, the Tibetan leader held discussions with young leaders of over 21 countries including 50 Parliamentarians. During his talk, Dr. Lobsang emphasized that the significance of this initiative is a milestone for human rights defenders around the world.


Dr. Lobsang Sangay also met several influential world leaders like Mr Taro Kono, Minister of Digital Affairs, Japan, Former Australian Prime Minister Mr Kevin Rudd, Minister of Environment Mr James Griffin, and Member of Australian Parliament for Manly in Australia. There are about 1,600 Tibetans living in Australia.


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