Coerced to ban a Dalai Lama visit, Botswana tells China it’s not a colony

August 21, 2017 11:43 pm0 comments
Coerced to ban a Dalai Lama visit, Botswana tells China it’s not a colony

(TibetanReview.net, Aug20, 2017) – Botswana’s President Ian Khama has revealed that he had refused to bow to China which had threatened him with all manners of punitive actions, including isolating his country from the rest of the African continent, for having refused to prevent a visit by Tibet’s exiled spiritual […]

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US report says continued repression and decline marked state of religious freedom in Tibet in 2016

August 17, 2017 9:34 pm0 comments
US report says continued repression and decline marked state of religious freedom in Tibet in 2016

(TibetanReview.net, Aug17, 2017) – The US State Department has painted a grim picture of the state of religious freedom in Chinese ruled Tibet in its International Religious Freedom Report for 2016. Releasing the report on Aug 15, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the Chinese “authorities engaged in widespread interference […]

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India indicated that it raised rights situation in Tibet with China

July 28, 2017 10:36 pm0 comments
India indicated that it raised rights situation in Tibet with China

(TibetanReview.net, Jul27, 2017) – While there has hardly been any report of India ever having taken up with China the situation of human rights in occupied Tibet, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has indicated on Jul 27 that New Delhi did indeed raise it. However, apart from this bald assertion, […]

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Former Indian defence minister urges support for Tibetan independence

July 21, 2017 11:22 pm0 comments
Former Indian defence minister urges support for Tibetan independence

(TibetanReview.net, Jul21, 2017) – India’s former Defence Minister Mr Mulayam Singh Yadav has on Jul 19 asked New Delhi to reverse its stand on the Tibet issue and support its independence. The leader of the Samajwadi Party has alleged that China was ready to attack India in collaboration with the […]

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Congressional committee moves to restore US aid for Tibetans

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Congressional committee moves to restore US aid for Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Jul21, 2017) – The House Appropriations Committee of the US Congress has, in a report accompanying its State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill 2018, proposed to “continue to support democracy and human rights programmes for Tibet” and that “not less than the amounts provided in fiscal year 2017″ be […]

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Religious freedom in Tibet discussed at Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of US Congress

July 14, 2017 9:14 pm0 comments
Religious freedom in Tibet discussed at Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of US Congress

(TibetanReview.net, Jul14, 2017) – A hearing on the state of religious freedom in Chinese ruled Tibet was held on Jul 12 in the US Congress under the aegis of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission. The day marked the 2nd death anniversary of Tulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, a prominent religious […]

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