New bill in US Congress could sanction Chinese officials for Tibet abuses

February 6, 2015 4:02 pm2 comments
New bill in US Congress could sanction Chinese officials for Tibet abuses

(TibetanReview.net, Feb06, 2015) – A bill has been introduced in both Houses of US Congress targeting corrupt officials and human rights violators across the world, with leaders in China being seen as among those most likely to fall foul under it if passed into law, said Washington-based International Campaign for […]

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United States reiterates call for China to talk with Dalai Lama

January 10, 2015 11:22 am0 comments
United States reiterates call for China to talk with Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jan10, 2015) – Referring to reports on exchange of emissaries between the Dalai Lama and the Chinese Government about possibility of talks between the two, the United States has on Jan 7 urged China to hold “direct and substantive discussions with the Dalai Lama or his representatives without preconditions aimed […]

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Taiwan’s MTAC reprimanded for Tibet failures

January 2, 2015 1:01 pm0 comments
Taiwan’s MTAC reprimanded for Tibet failures

(TibetanReview.net, Jan02, 2015) – The Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission (MTAC) of the government of Taiwan was severely reprimanded for failing to provide any report on alleged Chinese human rights violations in Tibet despite repeated legislative committee resolutions and for other infractions on Dec 31, reported taipeitimes.com Jan 1. The […]

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British parliament debates Tibet on World Human Rights Day

December 13, 2014 4:10 pm1 comment
British parliament debates Tibet on World Human Rights Day

(TibetanReview.net, Dec13, 2014) – On the World Human Rights Day as well as the 25th anniversary of the conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize on the Dalai Lama on Dec 10, the British House of Common held a debate on the issue of Tibet. The debate was opened by Mr […]

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India issues uniform guideline for Tibetan welfare

October 24, 2014 4:35 pm0 comments
India issues uniform guideline for Tibetan welfare

(TibetanReview.net, Oct24, 2014) – India’s Home Ministry has advised all state governments to allow and permit Tibetans living in the country to undertake whatever economic activities they may desire to, including taking jobs in the fields of nursing, teaching, Chartered Accountancy, medicine, and engineering. A copy of a seven-page guideline […]

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New UN rights chief in talks for possible Tibet visit

October 17, 2014 1:42 pm0 comments
New UN rights chief in talks for possible Tibet visit

(TibetanReview.net, Oct17, 2014) – The new UN human rights chief has said Oct 16 that he was in talks with the Chinese government for a possible visit to Tibet. The territory otherwise remains off-limit for non-Chinese journalists, diplomats, and independent travelers unless they are chosen for scripted and sponsored tours […]

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US asked to exert further pressure on China over deteriorating Tibet situation

October 12, 2014 3:06 pm0 comments
US asked to exert further pressure on China over deteriorating Tibet situation

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2014) – There was an increase in harsh security and punitive measures, with China showing no willingness to reexamine policies toward Tibetans that deny them their cultural, religious, and linguistic rights, said the United States Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) in its latest annual report which was released […]

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United States government’s Tibet official to visit India, Nepal in Nov’14

September 24, 2014 2:11 pm0 comments
United States government’s Tibet official to visit India, Nepal in Nov’14

(TibetanReview.net, Sep23, 2014) – The US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, Ms Sarah Sewall, has said Sep 18 that she was planning to visit India and Nepal in November in connection with her work to promote and protect Tibetan rights and culture. “When it comes to being a voice for […]

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China lauds Russia’s acquiescence on Dalai Lama issue

August 30, 2014 6:17 pm0 comments
China lauds Russia’s acquiescence on Dalai Lama issue

(TibetanReview.net, Aug30, 2014) – By demanding that the Dalai Lama “must fully distance himself from politics” if he wants to visit Russia, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has taken a stance which echoes China’s position while appeasing Buddhists at home, said Global Times, the international English language edition owned by […]

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British Labour MP criticized for role in China’s Tibet propaganda

August 16, 2014 1:12 pm0 comments
British Labour MP criticized for role in China’s Tibet propaganda

(TibetanReview.net, Aug16, 2014) –A senior MP belonging to Britain’s Labour Party has been criticized for taking part in a Chinese propaganda meeting on Tibet over Aug 11-12 and praising its rule in the occupied Himalayan territory at a time when his own party had expressed deep concern about the situation […]

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