SPOTLIGHT

October 10, 2013 : Congressional-Executive Commission on China

Washington, DC—The bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China has released its 2013 Annual Report on human rights and rule of law developments in China, which it is required to do by October 10 of each year.

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Tibetan officials complete South Tyrol visit

South Tyrol, 5 December: Four Kalons of the Central Tibetan Administration today met with President Luis Durnwalder of South Tyrol and President Ugo Rossi of Trento at the end of their stay in South Tyrol.
Kalon Dr Tsering Wangchuk (1st L), Kalon Tsering Dhundup (2nd L),
President Luis Durnwalder of South Tyrol, Kalon Pema Chhinjor (2nd R)
and Kalon Dolma Gyari (3rd R) at the South Tyrol President’s office.

The senior Tibetan officials also met with President Dr. Martha Stocker of the Provincial Council of South Tyrol and Mr. Bruno Doringatti, President of the Provincial Council of Trento.

Kalon Dicki Chhoyang travelled early this morning to Rome from South Tyrol to testify before the Italian Senate’s Extraordinary Commission for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights on the present situation in Tibet. This is the first time, a Tibetan official testified before the Italian Parliament.

During their visit to the autonomous provinces of South Tyrol and Trento in northern Italy, the European Academy organised meetings about the provinces’ legal autonomous status within the political structure of the Italian republic. Yesterday evening, Kalon Dolma Gyari and Kalon Dicki Chhoyang spoke at a public conference.

Tomorrow they will leave for Rome and early next week travel to Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands and Switzerland to join the respective Tibetan communities in the celebration of the 24th Anniversary of His Holiness the Dalai Lama being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.


Mr. Roberto Pinto, Mr. Bruno Doringatti, President of the Provincial Council of Trento, Kalon Pema Chhinjor (4th R) Kalon Dolma Gyari (3rd R), Kalon Tsering Dhundup (2nd R), Kalon Dr Tsering Wangchuk (1st R) at Provincial council office.


Mr. Gunther Cologna, Kalon Dolma Gyari (2nd L), President Dr. Martha Stocker of the Provincial Council, Kalon Pema Chhinjor (3rd R), Kalon Tsering Dhondup (3rd R), and Kalon Dr Tsering Wangchuk (2nd R) at South Tyrol.


Kalon Dr Tsering Wangchuk (1st L), Kalon Tsering Dhundup (2nd L), Mr. Roberto Pinto, President Ugo Rossi of President of the Autonomous Province of Trento, Kalon Pema Chhinjor (3rd R) Kalon Dolma Gyari (2nd R) and Ms. Khando.