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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Berkeley city council urges self-determination for Tibetans, to fly Tibetan flag on uprising day

February 23, 2017 11:43 pm0 comments
Berkeley city council urges self-determination for Tibetans, to fly Tibetan flag on uprising day

(TibetanReview.net, Feb23, 2017) – Ahead of the 58th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising anniversary on Mar 10, a City Council in the US State of California has on Feb 14 adopted a resolution, condemning the ongoing human rights violations in Tibet and calling for the Tibetan people’s right to […]

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China’s unwarranted gloating over Swiss refusal to recognize ‘Tibetan’ nationality

February 22, 2017 5:25 am0 comments
China’s unwarranted gloating over Swiss refusal to recognize ‘Tibetan’ nationality

(TibetanReview.net, Feb21, 2017) – China on Feb 19 gloated with satisfaction over the fact that Switzerland had, in Jul 2016, “revised” its immigration policy for Tibetan refugees, requiring them to change their nationality to “Chinese”. The country had, for a long time, allowed Tibetans to identify themselves as citizens of […]

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Richard Gere discusses Tibet situation with German Chancellor

February 14, 2017 3:49 am0 comments
Richard Gere discusses Tibet situation with German Chancellor

(TibetanReview.net, Feb11, 2017) – The current situation in Tibet was the topic of discussion Feb 9 between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hollywood actor and Tibet activist Richard Gere. The two met in the morning in Merkel’s Chancellery. Gere also met with German parliament’s vice-president Claudia Roth. The talk between […]

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Conference on Tibetan reincarnation system held at European Parliament

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Conference on Tibetan reincarnation system held at European Parliament

(TibetanReview.net, Feb10, 2017) – The exile Tibetan administration’s Office of Tibet at Brussels has organised on Feb 8 a two-hour conference in the European Parliament (EP) on the subject of ‘Reincarnation of Dalai Lama: Why it Matters to China’. The event was co-hosted by the major political groups in the […]

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Cambodian prime minister warns against Taiwanese, Tibetan flags

February 8, 2017 1:27 am0 comments
Cambodian prime minister warns against Taiwanese, Tibetan flags

(TibetanReview.net, Feb07, 2017) – To make a point of giving further boost to his long-standing “One China” credentials, Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen has warned an audience of about 5,240 people against displaying either the Taiwanese or Tibetan flags, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Feb 4. “We […]

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China condemns new US administration’s Tibet stance

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China condemns new US administration’s Tibet stance

(TibetanReview.net, Feb06, 2017) – China has responded with rebuff at US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s remarks during his Senate confirmation hearing that he will commit to encourage dialogue on Tibet and to receive the Dalai Lama. The US should stop using Dalai Lama to create trouble for China, which […]

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New US Administration to be robust on Tibet vis-à-vis China

February 4, 2017 7:39 pm0 comments
New US Administration to be robust on Tibet vis-à-vis China

(TibetanReview.net, Feb03, 2017) – While the new US President Donald trump has been largely silent on issues like Tibet and human rights, his Secretary of State Mr Rex Tillerson has said he will commit to encourage dialogue on Tibet and to receive the Dalai Lama, according to Washington-based International Campaign […]

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Chinese reports claiming Trump rejected a Dalai Lama meet trashed as fake news

January 19, 2017 7:55 pm0 comments
Chinese reports claiming Trump rejected a Dalai Lama meet trashed as fake news

(TibetanReview.net, Jan19, 2017) – Michael Pillsbury, a China advisor to Donald Trump and author of several books on the country, has on Jan 17 angrily denied reports that the US President-elect had turned down a request for a meeting by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. In fact, he […]

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