Six laureates to skip Cape Town Nobel Peace summit over Dalai Lama visa

September 27, 2014 2:41 pm0 comments
Six laureates to skip Cape Town Nobel Peace summit over Dalai Lama visa

(TibetanReview.net, Sep27, 2014) – The number of recipients who have decided not to attend the 14th annual summit of the Nobel Peace laureates scheduled to be held in Oct 2014 in South Africa has risen to six, with two more – Yemeni journalist Tawakkol Karman, and Northern Irish activist Mairead […]

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Four Nobel Peace laureates to skip Cape Town over Dalai Lama snub

September 26, 2014 9:53 pm0 comments
Four Nobel Peace laureates to skip Cape Town over Dalai Lama snub

(TibetanReview.net, Sep26, 2014) – Jody Williams from USA, Shirin Ebadi from Iran, Leymah Gbowee from Liberian, and the International Campaign to Ban Landmines have decided not to attend the 14th annual World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Cape Town from Oct 13 to 15 in protest against South Africa’s […]

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Dalai Lama hosts spiritual meet to address global suffering

September 22, 2014 1:43 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama hosts spiritual meet to address global suffering

(TibetanReview.net, Sep22, 2014) – Representatives from nine religious traditions from across India began on Sep 20 a two-day meeting hosted by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in New Delhi to discuss working together to address global suffering and ways to bring happiness. “Followers of all spiritual traditions try […]

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Fourteen Nobel Peace laureates press President Zuma for Dalai Lama visa

September 17, 2014 5:40 pm0 comments
Fourteen Nobel Peace laureates press President Zuma for Dalai Lama visa

(TibetanReview.net, Sep17, 2014) – Fourteen Nobel Peace laureates have come together to pen an appeal to President Jacob Zuma, asking him to guarantee the Dalai Lama a visa to South Africa, after the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader was forced to abandon a trip to the country for the third successive […]

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‘Last Dalai Lama’ report described as misleading

September 12, 2014 12:45 pm0 comments
‘Last Dalai Lama’ report described as misleading

(TibetanReview.net, Sep12, 2014) – A report in the Sep 7 edition of the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag which had Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader saying in an interview that he would be the last Dalai Lama, that there was no need for a successor, has been described as misleading. What […]

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Dalai Lama says no more Dalai Lamas

September 9, 2014 12:31 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama says no more Dalai Lamas

(TibetanReview.net, Sep09, 2014) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader has been reported as saying Sep 7 that he should be the last Dalai Lama, thereby potentially denying China the opportunity to manipulate the most powerful institution for rallying the Tibetan people after he is no more. Previously the Dalai Lama has […]

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Cape Town mayor calls her gov’t disingenuous on Dalai Lama visa issue

September 8, 2014 9:37 pm0 comments
Cape Town mayor calls her gov’t disingenuous on Dalai Lama visa issue

(TibetanReview.net, Sep08, 2014) – Despite having adopted an official position that the application for a visa for Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to be held in Cape Town from Oct 13 to 15, was still under process, the […]

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China highly appreciates South Africa’s visa snub to Dalai Lama

September 6, 2014 11:23 pm0 comments
China highly appreciates South Africa’s visa snub to Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Sep06, 2014) – China has expressed high appreciation to South Africa for its reported decision to deny visa to Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, although the latter has said the application was still under process. The 1989 Nobel Peace laureate needs the visa to attend the 14th […]

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Conflicting reports confound South African visa decision on Dalai Lama

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Conflicting reports confound South African visa decision on Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Sep06, 2014) – While the Dalai Lama’s South Africa representative has said Sep 4 that the country’s International Relations and Cooperation Department had phoned her to say the exile spiritual leader of Tibet’s visa application had been denied in order to avoid offending China, the department’s spokesman has been […]

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Dalai Lama visa denial may affect Nobel Peace laureates’ summit in South Africa

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Dalai Lama visa denial may affect Nobel Peace laureates’ summit in South Africa

(TibetanReview.net, Sep06, 2014) – South Africa has again denied visa for Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who was otherwise to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to be held in Cape Town from Oct 13 to 15. Media reports Sep 4 said the 1989 Noble […]

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