Ahead of President Xi’s Washington visit, China asked to reassess religious policies

September 4, 2015 7:41 pm0 comments
Ahead of President Xi’s Washington visit, China asked to reassess religious policies

(TibetanReview.net, Sep04, 2015) – Following an eight-day visit to China beginning Aug 20, the US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, Mr David Saperstein, has called on Beijing to reassess its policies which impose restrictions on religious freedom in Tibet as well as Xinjiang. During visit to Beijing, Shjiazhuang, […]

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Ten Senators ask President Obama to press Xi against interfering in Tibetan reincarnation issue

August 15, 2015 2:52 am0 comments
Ten Senators ask President Obama to press Xi against interfering in Tibetan reincarnation issue

(TibetanReview.net, Aug14, 2015) – President Barack Obama has been asked by ten powerful US Senators Aug 11 to raise concern with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping over human rights conditions in China, particularly on the issue of recognition of reincarnations of lamas in Tibetan Buddhism, when the two leaders meet […]

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Tibet forum of Indian MPs reaffirm support for the cause

August 14, 2015 2:55 am0 comments
Tibet forum of Indian MPs reaffirm support for the cause

(TibetanReview.net, Aug13, 2015) – A cross-party grouping of Indian MPs who support the Tibetan movement have met in New Delhi on Aug 11 evening to discuss the issue, with the participation of exile Tibetan MPs. The discussion was held in the Himachal Bhavan and was presided over by its convener, […]

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Germany saddened by prison-death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, urges China to ease Tibet policy

July 19, 2015 12:55 am0 comments
Germany saddened by prison-death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, urges China to ease Tibet policy

(TibetanReview.net, Jul18, 2015) – Germany has on Jul 15 added its voice to the global chorus of outrage over the entirely avoidable prison death on Jul 12 of the prominent Tibetan political prisoner Tenzin Delek Rinpoche who was a religious leader as well as environmental, philanthropic, cultural, and community activist. […]

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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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