Exile Tibetans pray for late Chinese Nobel Peace laureate

July 23, 2017 11:10 pm0 comments
Exile Tibetans pray for late Chinese Nobel Peace laureate

(TibetanReview.net, Jul22, 2017) – The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, on Jul 21 organized a public prayer service for the Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Mr Liu Xiaobo who died on Jul 14 due to live cancer. The moderate 1989 Tiananmen Square protest activist was jailed for 11 years […]

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Former Indian defence minister urges support for Tibetan independence

July 21, 2017 11:22 pm0 comments
Former Indian defence minister urges support for Tibetan independence

(TibetanReview.net, Jul21, 2017) – India’s former Defence Minister Mr Mulayam Singh Yadav has on Jul 19 asked New Delhi to reverse its stand on the Tibet issue and support its independence. The leader of the Samajwadi Party has alleged that China was ready to attack India in collaboration with the […]

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Congressional committee moves to restore US aid for Tibetans

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Congressional committee moves to restore US aid for Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Jul21, 2017) – The House Appropriations Committee of the US Congress has, in a report accompanying its State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill 2018, proposed to “continue to support democracy and human rights programmes for Tibet” and that “not less than the amounts provided in fiscal year 2017″ be […]

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China reiterates opposition to Dalai Lama’s Botswana visit next month

July 16, 2017 9:01 pm0 comments
China reiterates opposition to Dalai Lama’s Botswana visit next month

(TibetanReview.net, Jul16, 2017) – In an indication of having failed thus far to talk the southern African country of Botswana out of allowing a visit next month by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, China has gone public to express opposition to the schedule. China firmly opposes the Dalai […]

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China warns Botswana against allowing Dalai Lama visit next month

July 15, 2017 2:36 pm0 comments
China warns Botswana against allowing Dalai Lama visit next month

(TibetanReview.net, Jul15, 2017) – China appears to have failed thus far to either persuade or coerce the southern African country of Botswana not to allow a scheduled visit next month by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. Tang Shenpieng, the director of politics at the Chinese Embassy in Botswana, […]

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19-year-old Tibetan student in India critical after immolating himself

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19-year-old Tibetan student in India critical after immolating himself

(TibetanReview.net, Jul15, 2017) – A Tibetan student has suffered 66 percent burns after he immolated himself in the campus of the Central University of Tibetan Studies in Sarnatn, Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh state, India, on Jul 14 morning. Tenzin Choeyang, 19, was reported to have shouted “bod Gyallo! Bod Gyallo!” […]

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