Under the Presidency of the European Research Council (ERC), some thirty senators
from different political formations have created an interparliamentary group to
support Tibet’s autonomy from China, reported Europe Press.
The alliance will be formally established this Wednesday. This intergroup will work to
garner real support for the resumption of substantive dialogue between the Chinese
leadership and the Dalai Lama’s representatives to ensure “genuine and meaningful
autonomy” for the Tibetan people.
In their opinion, Tibet is an independent country with a thousand-year history that was invaded by China,
which continues to be “threatened” by Beijing and needs international support, reported Europe Press.
It will be attended by the representative of the Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration, Rigzin
Genkhang; the president of the Tibetan community in Spain, Rinzing Dolma; and two members of the
Tibetan Parliament in exile representing Europe, Thubten Wangchen and Thupten Gyatso, reported
In addition, a message from the Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration, Penpa Tsering, will also be
According to the promoters of the intergroup, its main objectives are “to promote and defend the fundamental rights of the Tibetan people, especially in order to improve respect for Human Rights in Tibet”, and to achieve “the recognition of the Central Tibetan Administration with headquarters in Dharamshala as the sole and
legitimate representative of the Tibetan people,” added Europe Press.