Reciprocal Access to Tibet bill receives final US Congressional approval

December 14, 2018 4:52 am0 comments
Reciprocal Access to Tibet bill receives final US Congressional approval

(TibetanReview.net, Dec13, 2018) – The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act received its final US Congressional approval on Dec 11 when the Senate unanimously approved it, leaving only a signature from President Donald Trump for it to become law. The legislation seeks to end the isolation of Tibet by requiring that […]

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China permits German rights commissioner Kofler to visit Tibet, but not Xinjiang

December 7, 2018 3:56 am0 comments
China permits German rights commissioner Kofler to visit Tibet, but not Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Dec06, 2018) – China appears to bet that German Human Rights Commissioner Barbel Kofler would be least likely to be critical of it on the situation in Tibet as it has given her a rarely, if ever, granted permission to visit the Himalayan territory on Dec 5. She is […]

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Law for reciprocal access to Tibet approved by US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

December 1, 2018 12:38 am0 comments
Law for reciprocal access to Tibet approved by US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

(TibetanReview.net, Nov30, 2018) – The bill for Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act meandering through the US Congress since Apr 4, 2017, when it was introduced in both the Chambers, passed a major milestone on Nov 28 when it was unanimously approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The Act was […]

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Canada grants C$ 5.4 million for exile Tibetans’ education

November 22, 2018 12:35 am0 comments
Canada grants C$ 5.4 million for exile Tibetans’ education

(TibetanReview.net, Nov21, 2018) – The government of Canada has made a grant of Canadian $5.4 million for an education project in the Indian Subcontinent of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) over the next five years. The grant was announced by Canadian MP and Chair of Parliamentary Friends of Tibet Mr […]

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Resolution honouring Dalai Lama’s deceased former spl envoy’s legacy introduced in US Senate

November 18, 2018 2:45 pm0 comments
Resolution honouring Dalai Lama’s deceased former spl envoy’s legacy introduced in US Senate

(TibetanReview.net, Nov18, 2018) – A draft resolution introduced Nov 13 in the US Senate to honour the life, accomplishments, and legacy of the His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s recently deceased former special envoy Mr Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari has been referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The draft, introduced by […]

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US annual rights report urges more pressure on China over Tibet issue

October 13, 2018 12:47 am0 comments
US annual rights report urges more pressure on China over Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2018) – The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) of the United States has on Oct 10 referred to the deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet, as in China, and called on lawmakers and the Trump Administration to push for reciprocal access to Tibet and renewed dialogue between China […]

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