Exile Tibetan administration to felicitate US congressional delegation led by Pelosi

May 8, 2017 8:38 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan administration to felicitate US congressional delegation led by Pelosi

(TibetanReview.net, May06, 2017) An eight-member bipartisan delegation of members of the US House of Representatives led by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is to visit the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, over May 9-10, said the exile Tibetan Administration on its Tibet.net website May 5. Pelosi, former House Speaker, […]

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REPORT: Designation of China as ‘Country of Particular Concern’ sought, given its continued religious abuses

April 28, 2017 11:28 pm0 comments
REPORT: Designation of China as ‘Country of Particular Concern’ sought, given its continued religious abuses

(TibetanReview.net, Apr28, 2017) – Noting continued decline in conditions for freedom of religion or belief and related human rights in China in 2016, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has on Apr 26 highlighted major instances of violations in Tibet. Releasing its annual report for the year, the […]

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United States lawmakers, NGOs urge Trump to champion rights, Tibet issues with visiting Chinese president

April 8, 2017 5:28 pm0 comments
United States lawmakers, NGOs urge Trump to champion rights, Tibet issues with visiting Chinese president

(TibetanReview.net, Apr08, 2017) – Leaders from the US Senate and House of Representatives have, over Apr 4-5, asked President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to take up with the visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping the issue of human rights in China in general and especially the situation […]

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United States Bicameral bill seeks reciprocal access to Tibet for US citizens as Xi arrives

April 6, 2017 10:39 pm0 comments
United States Bicameral bill seeks reciprocal access to Tibet for US citizens as Xi arrives

(TibetanReview.net, Apr06, 2017) – On the eve of the arrival on Apr 5 of the Chinese President Xi Jinping, a bill was introduced in both the chambers of the US Congress, demanding that China grant the same access to its citizens as its own citizens receive from the US. Called […]

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UN rights chief laments rights situation in Tibet, reiterates call for dialogue with Beijing

March 15, 2017 3:29 pm0 comments
UN rights chief laments rights situation in Tibet, reiterates call for dialogue with Beijing

(TibetanReview.net, Mar09, 2017) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein, has on Mar 8 expressed concern over “cultural and religious restrictions” in Tibet while seeking an “effective dialogue on important human rights issues” with Beijing. The High Commissioner made his remark during the presentation […]

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Report: US reports severe rights repression in Tibet in 2016

March 6, 2017 11:28 pm0 comments
Report: US reports severe rights repression in Tibet in 2016

(TibetanReview.net, Mar05, 2017) – China severely curtailed human rights of the Tibetan people during 2016 “under the professed objectives of controlling border areas, maintaining social stability, combating separatism, and extracting natural resources,” said the US State Department in its latest human rights report which was released on Mar 3. The […]

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