Indian leaders speak of special connections with Tibet, Dalai Lama

May 8, 2018 11:12 pm0 comments
Indian leaders speak of special connections with Tibet, Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, May08, 2018) – Chief Minister Mr Jai Ram Thakur of Himachal Pradesh has on May 6 expressed delight at the fact that Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, had chosen the state of Himachal Pradesh as his second abode and referred to the latter’s special love for the […]

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Annual religious freedom report asks Trump Administration to re-designate China as a Country of Particular Concern

April 30, 2018 4:12 am2 comments
Annual religious freedom report asks Trump Administration to re-designate China as a Country of Particular Concern

(TibetanReview.net, Apr29, 2018) – Releasing its latest annual report, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has on Apr 27 recommended that the Trump Administration re-designate China as a Country of Particular Concern, use the Global Magnitsky Act against Chinese officials and agencies responsible for human rights abuses, […]

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US State Department calls for immediate release of Tibet’s top religious figure

April 29, 2018 1:42 am0 comments
US State Department calls for immediate release of Tibet’s top religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, Apr28, 2018) – The US State Department has on Apr 26 called for immediate release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun choekyi Nyima, Tibet’s second prominent religious figure after the Dalai Lama. He was taken away by the Chinese government, along with his family, on May 17, 1995, three […]

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French President supportive of Dalai Lama, but fears offending China

April 28, 2018 12:13 am0 comments
French President supportive of Dalai Lama, but fears offending China

(TibetanReview.net, Apr27, 2018) – French President Emmanuel Macron has on Apr 25 described as “very inspiring” his meeting in Paris with the Dalai Lama, when he was a candidate. However, he has then rejected any prospect of meeting with Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader as President, saying doing so without consulting […]

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US Senate resolution upholds Tibetan prerogative to install their own religious leaders

April 27, 2018 11:53 pm0 comments
US Senate resolution upholds Tibetan prerogative to install their own religious leaders

(TibetanReview.net, Apr27, 2018) – The United States Senate has, on Apr 25, passed a unanimous resolution, expressing support for the Tibetan Buddhist community’s right to identify and install their religious leaders. The resolution calls any interference by the Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in the religious process […]

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US State Department’s annual rights report highlights pervasive abuses in Tibet

April 23, 2018 4:52 am0 comments
US State Department’s annual rights report highlights pervasive abuses in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr22, 2018) – The US State Department has, in its latest Human Rights Report, released on Apr 20, referred to the pervasiveness of the repression in Tibet under Chinese rule, including with high levels of deployments of the paramilitary People’s Armed Police. The report highlights a number of other […]

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