European Parliament approves EU-China Relations report, with severe criticism of rights situation in Tibet, other areas

December 20, 2015 2:26 am0 comments
European Parliament approves EU-China Relations report, with severe criticism of rights situation in Tibet, other areas

(TibetanReview.net, Dec19, 2015) – The European Parliament in Brussels has on Dec 16 approved a EU-China Relations report prepared by its Committee on Foreign Affairs which severely criticizes the Chinese government’s deteriorating human rights record not only in Tibet and Xinjiang but also in China itself. The report “deplores the […]

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EU says it talked Tibet in rights dialogue with China

December 8, 2015 10:47 pm0 comments
EU says it talked Tibet in rights dialogue with China

(TibetanReview.net, Dec07, 2015) – The European Union (EU) has said Dec 2 that Tibet was among the issues it raised during the EU-China Dialogue on Human Rights held in Beijing over Nov 30-Dec 1. Rights groups have long criticized the ongoing dialogue, which is held behind closed doors and without […]

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Germany’s rights chief criticizes China’s violations in Tibet

December 6, 2015 2:59 am0 comments
Germany’s rights chief criticizes China’s violations in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Dec05, 2015) – Germany’s Human Rights Commissioner Mr Christoph Straesser has criticized the Chinese government for having shown an ‘incorrect perception of reality’ during his recent visit to China and Tibet as a part of the EU-China human rights dialogue. “Besides,” the Deutsche Welle quoted her as saying, “What […]

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Prominent Chilean MP to set up parliamentary Tibet group

December 5, 2015 11:20 pm0 comments
Prominent Chilean MP to set up parliamentary Tibet group

(TibetanReview.net, Dec05, 2015) – A Chilean MP, leader of a political party founded by him, has promised to set up a Tibet group in his country’s parliament following a five-day visit, beginning Nov 30, to the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India. The MP, Vlado Mirosevic, was accompanied by Mr […]

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United States House delegation asserted on Dalai Lama, only saw what China showed of Tibet

November 19, 2015 8:51 pm0 comments
United States House delegation asserted on Dalai Lama, only saw what China showed of Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov19, 2015) – In further details on a visit to Tibet and China in the second week of this month by a delegation of seven US House democrats led by House Democrat and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, one prominent member has said there were “heated exchanges” with Chinese officials […]

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Pelosi’s Tibet visit report varies from China’s official media

November 16, 2015 10:19 pm0 comments
Pelosi’s Tibet visit report varies from China’s official media

(TibetanReview.net, Nov15, 2015) – US House Democratic and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has painted a rather different picture from that by the official Chinese media on her just concluded visit to Tibet as a part of her tour of China with a congressional delegation of seven House democrats. While the […]

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United States House Democratic leader Pelosi visits Tibet

November 13, 2015 10:45 pm0 comments
United States House Democratic leader Pelosi visits Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov13, 2015) – China has allowed a senior US Congressional delegation, which included House Democratic Leader and former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, to make an unannounced visit to Tibet, reported Reuters Nov 12. Pelosi is not only a longtime critic of China’s human rights record but a strong supporter […]

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UK Ministers under pressure as Xi protesters, including two Tibetans, released

November 3, 2015 3:37 am0 comments
UK Ministers under pressure as Xi protesters, including two Tibetans, released

(TibetanReview.net, Oct31, 2015) – Ministers of the UK government were under pressure to explain whether Chinese officials had a say in the policing of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Oct 20-23 state visit after all charges were dropped against three people, including two Tibetan women, arrested during peaceful protests, reported independent.co.uk […]

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US report criticizes China’s widespread religious interferences in Tibet

October 19, 2015 7:25 pm0 comments
US report criticizes China’s widespread religious interferences in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct18, 2015) – The United States has on Oct 14 criticized China’s widespread restrictions on and interferences in Tibetan people’s religious freedom during 2014, including on the issue of succession to Tibetan religious leadership. “The message at the heart of this report is that countries benefit when their citizens […]

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Protest lunch event at Westminster to precede Chinese President Xi’s UK visit

October 17, 2015 11:13 am0 comments
Protest lunch event at Westminster to precede Chinese President Xi’s UK visit

(TibetanReview.net, Oct17, 2015) – Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s much-trumpeted arrival in the UK on Oct 20 for a state visit, a protest lunch will be held in the country’s parliament to honour victims of human rights activism in China, Tibet and East Turkestan (Xinjiang). Among those who will […]

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