EU asked to seek Tibet access in its 2018 Tourism Year with China

February 18, 2018 11:41 pm0 comments
EU asked to seek Tibet access in its 2018 Tourism Year with China

(TibetanReview.net, Feb17, 2018) – In connection with the launch in January in Venice of the 2018 EU-China Tourism Year (ECTY), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) have written to the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and to the European Union […]

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Formerly Jailed Tibetan filmmaker from Tibet testifies in US Congress

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Formerly Jailed Tibetan filmmaker from Tibet testifies in US Congress

(TibetanReview.net, Feb16, 2018) – After spending six-year years in jail, followed by a perilous escape journey, Dhondup Wangchen appeared before the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China on Feb 14, to testify on his treatment by China and conditions in Chinese ruled Tibet, aspects of which he had captured on video […]

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Tibetan Independence Day marked in Dharamshala

February 15, 2018 11:07 pm0 comments
Tibetan Independence Day marked in Dharamshala

(TibetanReview.net, Feb15, 2018) – The Tibetan Independence Day was on Feb 13 marked in Dharamshala and elsewhere by the Students for a Free Tibet, a world-wide New York-headquartered group which campaigns for that cause. “We commemorate Feb 13, Tibetan Independence Day, with ‘Stand for the Tibetan National Anthem’ as a […]

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South African opposition MPs rebuke China, government for hostile reactions to exile Tibetan leader’s visit

February 12, 2018 11:21 pm0 comments
South African opposition MPs rebuke China, government for hostile reactions to exile Tibetan leader’s visit

(TibetanReview.net, Feb12, 2018) – China’s reprimanding of South Africa for allowing a visit by the political leader of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has been strongly criticized by the country’s main opposition Democratic Alliance MP Sandy Kalyan and the Inkatha Freedom Party’s Chief Whip Narend Singh. Both have also criticized […]

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Tibetans opting for Indian citizenship by registering as voters told to surrender their Foreigner’s Registration Certificate

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Tibetans opting for Indian citizenship by registering as voters told to surrender their Foreigner’s Registration Certificate

(TibetanReview.net, Feb11, 2018) – Tibetans living in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh, which includes Dharamshala, the nerve centre of the exile Tibetan community, who had registered in India’s Electoral Roll have been directed to surrender their Foreigner’s Registration Certificate (RC) as this was incompatible with their new status as citizens. […]

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China threatens to stop investing in South Africa for allowing visit by exile Tibetan leader

February 10, 2018 11:55 pm0 comments
China threatens to stop investing in South Africa for allowing visit by exile Tibetan leader

(TibetanReview.net, Feb10, 2018) – China has on Feb 8 severely criticized South Africa for allowing a visit by the President of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) headquartered in India and indicated a threat to stop investing in the country. South African leaders were said to be livid with the tone […]

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