Exile Tibetan leader received by Indian state claimed by China

May 20, 2014 12:47 pm0 comments

(TibetanReview.net, Jan28, 2014) The head of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharaamsala, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, was on Jan 25 accorded reception as a guest of the state of Arunachal Pradesh ahead of his tour of the Tibetan settlements there. He was received at Tawang’s Urgen Sangpo helipad by the state’s […]

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Biography of China’s longest jailed Tibetan protester released

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan26, 2014) – A biography of Tagna Jigme Sangpo, a man who had accumulated jail sentences totaling 41 years for criticizing Chinese rule or policies in occupied Tibet since 1960, was released at Dharamsala, India, on Jan 24. The book, ‘Mitse Nyongtsor’, was released by the head of the […]

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Exile home minister in New Delhi to save D’sala Tibetans from homelessness

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan18, 2014) Some 210 Tibetan families in Mcleod ganj town, Dharamsala, India, are under an order of eviction and demolition of their homes following a decision Jan 16 by the National Green Tribunal at Shimla, capital of Himachal Pradesh state. The tribunal’s order requires the forest authorities to report […]

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Exile Tibetan educationists meet to discuss progress

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan10, 2014) Some 236 principals, directors, teachers and counselors from 76 Tibetan schools in Nepal and India participated in the Sixth Tibetan General Conference on Education at the Lower TCV school, Dharamsala, from Jan 7 to 9. The conference’s agenda included professional development of teachers; emphasis on primary education, […]

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Not many Tibetans register as voters in India

May 5, 2014 12:28 pm0 comments

(TibetanReview.net, May03, 2014) – Only a small number of born Tibetan citizens of India, hitherto considered as foreigners, appear to have registered to vote in the ongoing general election in India following a clearance given by the Election Commission of India in February this year. In the Kangra district of […]

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UN urges Nepal to register Tibetan refugees

April 19, 2014 4:07 am0 comments

(TibetanReview.net, Apr12, 2014) – Reviewing the country’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), a key component of the global bill of rights, the UN Human Rights Committee on Apr 10 urged Nepal to register long staying Tibetans and to ensure that all Tibetans who may […]

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