Taiwan’s Mongolian and Tibetan affairs body set for final dissolution

January 17, 2017 6:29 pm0 comments
Taiwan’s Mongolian and Tibetan affairs body set for final dissolution

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17, 2017) – Taiwan is to formally dissolve its Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission as part of a restructuring plan, with its administrative businesses not to be transferred to the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) as planned by the previous administration, reported taipeitimes.com Jan 16, citing a draft bill submitted […]

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European Parliament expresses serious concern on rights situation in Tibet, Xinjiang

December 16, 2016 5:09 pm0 comments
European Parliament expresses serious concern on rights situation in Tibet, Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Dec16, 2016) – The European Parliament has on Dec 15 adopted a resolution, expressing serious concern on the human rights situation especially in Tibet and East Turkestan (Chinese: Xinjiang), with the ongoing destruction at the Larung Gar Buddhist institute, probably the world largest Buddhist learning centre located in Serta […]

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Japanese MPs launch parliamentary support group for Tibet

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Japanese MPs launch parliamentary support group for Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Dec15, 2016) – A group of 82 members of the Diet, the Japanese parliament, on Dec 14 morning announced the launch of a group within the parliament to support the issue of Tibet. The members of the group – the All Party Japanese Parliamentary Group for Tibet – come […]

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Czech Senate rejects pro-China gov’t statement during Dalai Lama’s Oct’16 visit

December 3, 2016 1:42 pm0 comments
Czech Senate rejects pro-China gov’t statement during Dalai Lama’s Oct’16 visit

(TibetanReview.net, Dec03, 2016) – The Senate of the Czech Republic has on Nov 30 distanced itself from a pro-China statement issued by its leader along with the other House’s leader, the country’s President, and the Prime Minister on Oct 18 during the visit of Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai […]

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Taiwan amends law to give residency to more Tibetans

November 6, 2016 4:38 pm0 comments
Taiwan amends law to give residency to more Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Nov03, 2016) – Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan has on Nov 1 approved an amendment to the country’s Immigration Act to grant residence permits to stateless nationals from Tibet who had arrived from India and Nepal before Jun 29 this year, reported Taiwanese news agency CNA. The amendment was stated to […]

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European parliament’s Tibet group meets to promote issue

October 21, 2016 2:40 pm0 comments
European parliament’s Tibet group meets to promote issue

(TibetanReview.net, Oct21, 2016) – The Tibet Interest Group in the European Parliament met in parliament on Oct 18 to discuss the promotion and presentation of the Tibet issue more strongly and effectively in the future. Apart from its President, Mr Thomas Mann, others who attended the meeting included Members of […]

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Tibet caucus launched in Taiwan’s parliament

October 9, 2016 3:41 pm0 comments
Tibet caucus launched in Taiwan’s parliament

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09, 2016) – As promised during their last month’s visit to the Central Tibetan Administration at Dharamshala, India, a group of lawmakers have on Oct 7 established a cross-party Tibet Caucus in the Taiwan’s parliament, with New Power Party Legislator Mr Freddy Lim heading the group. With the establishment […]

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Annual report urges continued US support for Tibet, its exile democratic development

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Annual report urges continued US support for Tibet, its exile democratic development

(TibetanReview.net, Oct08, 2016) – As a slowing economy brings the legitimacy of its rule into focus, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been carrying out an ideological tightening within, leading to respect for human-rights and rule of law deteriorating markedly during the term of President Xi Jinping, said the US […]

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Canada says its diplomatic exchanges with Chinese ruled Tibet lack reciprocity

October 6, 2016 10:45 am0 comments
Canada says its diplomatic exchanges with Chinese ruled Tibet lack reciprocity

(TibetanReview.net, Oct06, 2016) – Diplomatic exchanges between Canada and Chinese ruled Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) over the past several years have been marked by total lack of reciprocity with China regularly rejecting, curtailing or otherwise putting up all sorts of obstacles to Canadian visits, ctvnews.ca Oct 5 cited Foreign Affairs […]

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Taiwanese rights coalition formed to work for Tibet

September 8, 2016 12:00 pm0 comments
Taiwanese rights coalition formed to work for Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Sep07, 2016) – A coalition of human rights organization in Taiwan has on Sep 5 announced that it will collaborate with the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile through the setting up of an All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet in the Taiwanese Parliament. The coalition, the Human Rights Network for Tibet and Taiwan […]

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