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Extensive media coverage for Sikyong Dr.Sangay's visit to Canada

February 27, 2013

Sikyong Dr.Lobsang Sangay has concluded his visit in Ottawa.

Dr. Sangay has been invited to testify in front of the Subcommittee on international human rights of the Canadian parliament. During his visit, Dr. Sangay has also met with MP’s from the Parliamentary Friends of Tibet group, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Multiculturalism and Citizenship, M. Jason Kenney and the Official Opposition Leader, Mr.Thomas Mulcair.

The Canadian and international media has offered extensive coverage of the two-day visit:


New York Times and Reuters - Tibet Exile Leader Blames Self-Immolations on China Policy


The Globe and Mail - Call to help Tibetans puts pressure on Canada’s new religion envoy


Embassy News - Press allies on Tibet, leaders urge Canada


Embassy News - China protests Tibet leader’s visit


Vancouver Sun - China denies new Canadian ambassador permission to travel to Tibet



CPAC – Prime Time Politics


Power and Politics with Evan Solomon


Power Play with Don Martin - How can Canada help Tibet?




Parliamentary Hearing – Subcommittee on international human rights





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