US Republican party’s stand on Tibet, South China Sea riles China

July 22, 2016 4:26 pm0 comments
US Republican party’s stand on Tibet, South China Sea riles China

(TibetanReview.net, Jul22, 2016) – China has on Jul 20 condemned the US Republican Party’s 2016 platform adopted at the Republican National Convention on Jul 18 which, among other things, accused China of practicing cultural genocide in Tibet and making ludicrous claims in the South China Sea. China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson […]

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China criticized for its continued repression in Tibet in latest US global religious freedom report

May 6, 2016 1:24 pm0 comments
China criticized for its continued repression in Tibet in latest US global religious freedom report

(TibetanReview.net, May05, 2016) – Re-designating China as a “country of particular concern” (CPC), the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on May 2 released its 2016 Annual Report, noting that it continued to “implement a discriminatory and at times violent crackdown” on Tibetan Buddhists as well as Uyghur Muslims […]

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China pushes for further clampdown on ‘Free Tibet activities’ in Nepal

April 12, 2016 12:21 pm0 comments
China pushes for further clampdown on ‘Free Tibet activities’ in Nepal

(TibetanReview.net, Apr12, 2016) – As if it is not hard enough already, life for the Tibetans living in Nepal appears set for further restrictions following reports that China’s Chief of Army Staff, Mr Fang Fenghui, had proposed to increase cooperation in clamping down on any type of Free Tibet activities […]

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Eleven US lawmakers ask Kerry to press China on Tibet political prisoners

April 4, 2016 11:52 am0 comments
Eleven US lawmakers ask Kerry to press China on Tibet political prisoners

(TibetanReview.net, Apr04’16) – Eleven members of the US Congress have on Mar 31 urged Secretary of State John Kerry to take up with the government of China the issue of Tibetan political prisoners, specifically mentioning three of them as of particular concern. The three, all Buddhist monks, have been named […]

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With Tibetan flags, opposition leaders lead Czech protest against visiting Chinese President Xi

March 31, 2016 3:08 pm0 comments
With Tibetan flags, opposition leaders lead Czech protest against visiting Chinese President Xi

(TibetanReview.net, Mar31’16) – As Chinese President Xi Jinping continued his visit to the Czech capital Prague on the second day on Mar 29, there have been reports of further protests both by political leaders and civil society groups over China’s repressive policies in occupied Tibet. In particular, the lawmakers belonging […]

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Vermont House resolution, US, urges middle way solution for Tibet

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Vermont House resolution, US, urges middle way solution for Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Mar31’16) – The House of Representatives of the US state of Vermont had on Mar 10 adopted a resolution, encouraging the resumption of negotiations between China and representatives of His Holiness the Dalai Lama based on the Middle Way Approach of the Central Tibetan Administration, said a belated report […]

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United States asked to avoid self-determination rows for sake of peace, stability

March 18, 2016 10:17 am0 comments
United States asked to avoid self-determination rows for sake of peace, stability

(TibetanReview.net, Mar18’16) – A US professor has suggested that Washington avoid being assertive in internationalising self-determination conflicts in other countries if it was to help maintain peace and stability in the regions, reported PTI news agency Mar 17. Such assertiveness “can look like meddling in other countries’ internal affairs,” it […]

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Over 740 Czech Municipalities flay Tibetan flag on Tibet uprising anniversary

March 12, 2016 12:04 pm0 comments
Over 740 Czech Municipalities flay Tibetan flag on Tibet uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Mar12’16) – More than 740 municipalities across the Czech Republic expressed their support for and solidarity with the Tibetan people on the 57th anniversary of the latter’s uprising against Chinese occupation of their homeland by participating in a “Flag for Tibet” event, reported praguemonitor.com Mar 10. Under it the […]

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Taiwan groups, politicians commemorate 57th Tibet national Uprising Day

March 7, 2016 11:13 pm0 comments
Taiwan groups, politicians commemorate 57th Tibet national Uprising Day

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07’16) – To commemorate the 57th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising, over 200 people from more than 20 civic groups as well as lawmakers marched through downtown Taipei on Mar 5 to call on China to free Tibet and uphold human rights, reported taipeitimes.com Mar 16. The main […]

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US city declares Mar 10 as Tibet Day

March 4, 2016 4:03 pm0 comments
US city declares Mar 10 as Tibet Day

(TibetanReview.net, Mar04’16) – The city of Amherst in the US State of Massachusetts has on Mar 2 issued a proclamation, naming Mar 10 as Tibet day. Also, the town will raise the Tibetan Flag and fly it from Mar 10 to 17 to “help cultivate awareness for all citizens of […]

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