Int’l outrage over prominent Tibetan lama’s death in Chinese prison

July 16, 2015 6:40 pm0 comments
Int’l outrage over prominent Tibetan lama’s death in Chinese prison

(TibetanReview.net, Jul16, 2015) – Leaders and officials in the USA as well as in the UK and Canada have expressed anger, outrage and sadness over the death in prison on Jul 12 of prominent Tibetan monk political prisoner Tenzin Deleg Rinpoche as a result of obvious gross custodial ill-treatment and […]

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US asks China to account for prominent Tibetan monk’s prison death

July 15, 2015 4:35 pm0 comments
US asks China to account for prominent Tibetan monk’s prison death

(TibetanReview.net, Jul15, 2015) – The US State Department has on Jul 13 expressed sadness over the death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, a Tibetan lama who has been a political prisoner since 2002. “We express our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and supporters,” State Department spokesperson John Kirby said in […]

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US House urges unconditional Tibet talks on Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday

July 11, 2015 3:07 pm0 comments
US House urges unconditional Tibet talks on Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Jul10, 2015) – The US House of Representatives passed a non-binding resolution on the 80th birthday Jul 6 of Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Calling for substantive dialogue, without preconditions, in order to address Tibetan grievances and secure a negotiated agreement for the Tibetan people. The resolution’s […]

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Secretary of State Kerry greets Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday

July 9, 2015 2:01 pm0 comments
Secretary of State Kerry greets Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Jul09, 2015) – US Secretary of State John Kerry has on Jul 6 greeted Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on his 80th birthday. In a statement issued for the occasion, Kerry has said people around the world were inspired by his messages of peace, compassion, and non-violence. […]

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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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