In the run up to the 62nd anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day on 10th March. Global Alliance for Tibetan and Persecuted Minorities (GATPM) has launched a campaign exposing human rights violations and atrocities being committed on Tibetans and other minorities by Communist Party of China. They have installed standees, banners in front Chinese embassy in London. The aim is to educate people around the world about the massacre Tibetans and others are enduring under CCP. Tibet is under its illegal occupation for over 70 years. An armed Tibetan rebellion in 1958 had met a brutal crackdown from Chinese. Since then the Tibetan government, their spiritual leader Dalai Lama have been living in exile in India. Chinese are not only accused of persecuting Tibetans and Uyghurs but they also have launched a violent crackdown against practitioners of Falun Gong. Thousands have been killed for their beliefs, their organs sold. While 87,000 have been tortured, 4,160 died due to atrocities.
Dalai Lama took his first shot of the #COVID19 vaccine at Zonal Hospital Dharamshala, in Himachal Pradesh today.
Spiritual leader the Dalai Lama received the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine in Dharamshala on Saturday. He received the dose at Zonal Hospital at around 7:10 am. He was kept under observation for about half an hour. The Dalai Lama's office thanked the Government of India and the Himachal Pradesh dispensation for facilitating the first dose of the vaccine for the spiritual leader.
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Senior IPS officer RS Praveen Kumar has landed in a controversy after a video of him taking an oath against a particular community went viral on the internet. In a statement, he distanced himself and the Buddhist shrine from the oath, which he said the family took at their own liberty.
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Sri Lanka has cancelled a scheduled speech of Pakistan's prime minister, Imran Khan in parliament. This is being seen as a move to avoid confrontation with New Delhi. India had recently gifted 5 lakh doses of Covishield to Sri Lanka. In recent month there have been anti-Muslim sentiments in Sri Lanka as the Buddhist people have been protesting against animal sacrifices in Mosques.
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The Prince of Wales has recorded the Gerard Manley Hopkins poem, God’s Grandeur, to show support for Christians around the world at Easter. Easter is the most important festival of the Christian Church, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his Crucifixion.
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With another Holy Week under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, Christians in the national capital marked Good Friday services with tight restrictions on gatherings. At the Sacred Heart Cathedral, one of the oldest churches in the national capital, which typically draws thousands of people for its Easter week services, had just 25 to 30 per cent of the worshippers allowed into the church."The number of people visiting the church has been restricted for Easter this year. The services will be held at 30% capacity of the church. Senior citizens have been advised to avoid visiting the church," said Father Lawrence, Parish priest, Sacred Heart Cathedral to ANI. Amid rising cases of Covid-19 large gatherings have been restricted across the country. Last year there was a total lockdown during Good Friday and Easter.