Tibetan asylum seeker appealed to UN, Switzerland in suicide notes

September 14, 2017 11:57 pm0 comments
Tibetan asylum seeker appealed to UN, Switzerland in suicide notes

(TibetanReview.net, Sep14, 2017) – A Tibetan man was reported to have committed suicide by having himself run over by a train in the Swiss city of Luzerne on Sep 7 morning. The man was later identified as Tashi Namgyal, aged in his 30s. The fatal incident was reported to have […]

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Tibetans in North America to set up umbrella body, conduct mass campaign on Dec 10

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Tibetans in North America to set up umbrella body, conduct mass campaign on Dec 10

(TibetanReview.net, Sep14, 2017) – A federation of all Tibetan Associations in the USA will be set up on Dec 10, the World Human Rights Day, this year to serve as an umbrella organization for all Tibetan groups in the country. Also, a mass campaign will be held in New York […]

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Dalai Lama invokes Buddha to urge end to plight of Rohingya Muslims

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Dalai Lama invokes Buddha to urge end to plight of Rohingya Muslims

(TibetanReview.net, Sep13, 2017) – The Dalai Lama has invoked the Buddha to call on the majority Buddhists and leaders of Burma to end the tragic plight of the Rohingya Muslims whom the UN says are suffering from “ethnic cleansing”. The exiled spiritual leader of Tibet and the 1989 Nobel Peace […]

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Congressional committees restore US assistance for Tibetan people

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Congressional committees restore US assistance for Tibetan people

(TibetanReview.net, Sep13, 2017) – The appropriations committees of both the House of Representatives and the Senate of the US Congress have approved last week at least $17 million to assist the Tibetan people in Tibet and in exile to preserve their culture, help the refugees among them and develop institutions […]

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China increases subsidies for Tibetans to better manage and control border town

September 12, 2017 11:03 pm0 comments
China increases subsidies for Tibetans to better manage and control border town

(TibetanReview.net, Sep11, 2017) – In order to to motivate them to “manage and control” the border, the government of the so-called Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has been giving subsidy to its residents since 2012, reported China’s official globaltimes.cn Sep 10. And the amount of the subsidy had been rising, with […]

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China revised religious regulation seen as further tightening of control

September 10, 2017 1:44 pm0 comments
China revised religious regulation seen as further tightening of control

(TibetanReview.net, Sep10, 2017) – China’s revised religious regulation passed on Sep 7 and set to come into force on Feb 1 next year has been criticized as being meant to intensify control over religious activity and for presenting a further threat to Tibetan Buddhists. The regulation was passed by China’s […]

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