Gathering of lawmakers from around the world urge China to free up Tibet and settle issue

May 14, 2019 12:58 pm0 comments
Gathering of lawmakers from around the world urge China to free up Tibet and settle issue

(TibetanReview.net, May14’19) – A total of 25 lawmakers from some 13 countries have concluded on May 10 in Latvia’s capital Riga their seventh conference on Tibet since 1994, calling on China to end the repression in the Himalayan territory and open it up, protect the region’s natural environment and hold […]

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US Senators ask gov’t how it could best protect Tibetan religious freedom, including on the reincarnation issue

May 13, 2019 4:16 am0 comments
US Senators ask gov’t how it could best protect Tibetan religious freedom, including on the reincarnation issue

(TibetanReview.net, May12’19) – A bipartisan group of US senators has asked to know from the country’s envoy on religious freedom “how the US can best support Tibetan Buddhists, to include collaboration with the international community to uphold religious freedom, and to convey that religious traditions should not be subject to […]

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Britain to look to help Tibetan cultural preservation after parliamentary query

May 3, 2019 4:44 pm0 comments
Britain to look to help Tibetan cultural preservation after parliamentary query

(TibetanReview.net, May03’19) – Britain’s Secretary of State for International Development has on May 1 undertaken to seek ways to support the culture and heritage of the Tibetan people after the issue was raised in the House of Commons by Rt Hon Tim Loughton, who is Co-Chair of All Party Parliamentary […]

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Pro-Tibet Prague mayor refuses to be cowered by China’s reprisal

May 2, 2019 12:13 am0 comments
Pro-Tibet Prague mayor refuses to be cowered by China’s reprisal

(TibetanReview.net, May01’19) – For welcoming in March this year President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration, China has sought to punish the Czech capital Prague by cancelling many concerts and cultural events of Prague-based cultural organisations in China, reported europeaninterest.eu Apr 29. But the city’s mayor and his party […]

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US annual report highlights China’s forced assimilation, suppression of Tibetan Buddhists

May 1, 2019 11:34 pm0 comments
US annual report highlights China’s forced assimilation, suppression of Tibetan Buddhists

(TibetanReview.net, May01’19) – In the name of “Sinicizing” Tibetan Buddhism, the Chinese government sought to forcibly bring the Tibetan people’s religious faith under party-based state control in 2018, said the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its latest annual report released on Apr 29. The report documents China’s […]

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China urged to free the true Panchen Lama on his 30th birthday

April 28, 2019 12:13 am0 comments
China urged to free the true Panchen Lama on his 30th birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Apr27’19) – As Tibetans across the free world marked on Apr 25 the 30th birthday of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, disappeared by the government of China in 1995, US Congressman James P McGovern (D-MA), Co-Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and Chairman of the […]

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US Congress rejects China’s assumption of right to decide on Dalai Lama reincarnation

April 12, 2019 12:25 am0 comments
US Congress rejects China’s assumption of right to decide on Dalai Lama reincarnation

(TibetanReview.net, Apr11’19) – The United States will only go by the Dalai Lama’s own plan for his succession and will in no way accept China’s claim to determine who his reincarnate is, a key Congressional body that oversees US policy in Asia was reported to have been told on Apr […]

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Tibet among issues, cases raised during 37th EU-China rights dialogue

April 6, 2019 5:53 am0 comments
Tibet among issues, cases raised during 37th EU-China rights dialogue

(TibetanReview.net, Apr05’19) – Amid persistent skepticisms about it role in improving the ground situation in the People’s Republic of China, the 37th round of the EU-China Human Rights Dialogue was held in Brussels over Apr 1-2 with the two sides explaining their divergent positions and raising specific issues and cases. […]

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Germany’s Tibet uprising anniversary call trashes China’s rights record claims

March 28, 2019 4:39 am0 comments
Germany’s Tibet uprising anniversary call trashes China’s rights record claims

(TibetanReview.net, Mar27’19) – Not in the least impressed or otherwise intimidated by China’s relentless and overbearing propaganda push on its record in Tibet, the human rights committee of the German parliament has on Mar 25 made public its call on Beijing to “immediately stop the repression of the Tibetan people […]

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US report: China systematic in impeding access to Tibet

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US report: China systematic in impeding access to Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Mar27’19) – The first of the US State Department’s reports mandated by the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018 is out and it says China continues to “systematically” impede access to Tibet with restrictions that have prohibited diplomats, journalists and ordinary citizens from visiting the Himalayan territory. Under […]

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