European Union leader asks China to negotiate with Dalai Lama, respect Tibetan rights

July 2, 2015 2:37 pm0 comments
European Union leader asks China to negotiate with Dalai Lama, respect Tibetan rights

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02, 2015) – European Council President Donald Tusk of Poland has on Jun 29 evening urged China to resume dialogue with the Dalai Lama’s representatives during his meeting with Premier Li Keqiang at the 17th bilateral EU China summit held in Brussels. Addressing a joint press conference with the […]

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Draft US House resolution seeks to Honor Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday

June 27, 2015 2:42 pm0 comments
Draft US House resolution seeks to Honor Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27, 2015) – A draft resolution was introduced in the US House of Representatives on Jun 24, proposing to honor Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday. It praises the 1989 Nobel Peace laureate’s efforts to advance greater understanding, tolerance, harmony and respect among religious […]

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US annual global rights report slams China for egregious violations in Tibet

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US annual global rights report slams China for egregious violations in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27, 2015) – Releasing its 2014 annual country human rights reports on Jun 25, the US State Department has accused China of continuing egregious violations designed to destroy Tibet’s unique culture and identity. It said, “Under the professed objectives of controlling border areas, maintaining social stability, and combating separatism, […]

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Bill proposing 3000 immigration visas for displaced Tibetans reintroduced in US Congress

June 13, 2015 3:59 am3 comments
Bill proposing 3000 immigration visas for displaced Tibetans reintroduced in US Congress

(TibetanReview.net, Jun12, 2015) – A bill was introduced in the US House of Representative on Jun 4, proposing to provide 3,000 immigrant visas to qualified displaced Tibetans over a three-year period, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet Jun 10. Titled as Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act (H.R.2679), it was introduced by […]

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EU’s foreign policy chief ignored MEPs’ Tibet issue plea during China visit?

May 8, 2015 6:25 pm0 comments
EU’s foreign policy chief ignored MEPs’ Tibet issue plea during China visit?

(TibetanReview.net, May08, 2015) – Mrs Federica Mogherini, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, appears to have shied away for taking up human rights issues during her May 5-6 visit to Beijing for the 5th China-EU High-Level Strategic Dialogue, according to the Voice of Tibet (Oslo) radio […]

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Over 250 UK parliamentary candidates pledge rights support for Tibet

May 7, 2015 11:00 pm0 comments
Over 250 UK parliamentary candidates pledge rights support for Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May07, 2015) – More than 350 candidates, including from all major political parties, standing for the ongoing election to the country’s parliament have signed a pledge to extend support for respect for human rights in Chinese ruled Tibet, according to the London-based Tibet campaign group Tibet Society May 5. […]

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Spanish Supreme Court upholds dismissal of Tibet genocide lawsuits

April 24, 2015 2:32 pm1 comment
Spanish Supreme Court upholds dismissal of Tibet genocide lawsuits

(TibetanReview.net, Apr24, 2015) – In a big respite to China and some of its top retired leaders, the Supreme Court of Spain on Apr 22 upheld the dismissals of two judicial investigations into crime-against-humanity allegations in occupied Tibet, reported elpais.com Apr 22. Under diplomatic pressure from China, Spain had amended […]

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Nepal reassures China on Tibet during Boao Forum meeting

March 30, 2015 3:21 pm0 comments
Nepal reassures China on Tibet during Boao Forum meeting

(TibetanReview.net, Mar30, 2015) – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Mar 28 expressed appreciation for Nepal’s firm support on issues concerning China’s core interests, including issues related to Tibet and Taiwan while meeting with the latter’s President Ram Baran Yadav, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 28. The two met […]

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Indian government minister visits Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement

March 26, 2015 12:40 pm0 comments
Indian government minister visits Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement

(TibetanReview.net, Mar26, 2015) – India’s Minister of State for Home Affairs, Mr Kiren Rijiju, on Mar 23 visited the Tibetan settlement at Bylakuppe, Karnataka state, possibly becoming the first union minister to do so. He said he considered it his duty to help Tibetans as they were honored guests of […]

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Bill re-introduced to condition Chinese officials’ US visit to reciprocal Tibet access

March 2, 2015 3:09 pm0 comments
Bill re-introduced to condition Chinese officials’ US visit to reciprocal Tibet access

(TibetanReview.net, Mar02, 2015) – A Bill has again been introduced in the US Congress which if adopted will deny access to Chinese government officials responsible for policies in Tibet unless China allows free access to US citizens to that territory, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) Feb 27. The […]

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