Trump Administration seen wanting on Tibet talks push

June 21, 2019 2:07 am0 comments
Trump Administration seen wanting on Tibet talks push

(TibetanReview.net, Jun20’19) – The Trump Administration remains the only one thus far which has not appointed a Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues as mandated by the Tibetan Policy Act of 2002 and it has made little efforts to encourage dialogue and establish conditions for the settlement of the Tibet issue […]

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Two Nepali MPs driven to express regret for attending int’l lawmakers’ Tibet conference

May 21, 2019 11:25 pm0 comments
Two Nepali MPs driven to express regret for attending int’l lawmakers’ Tibet conference

(TibetanReview.net, May21’19) – Subjected to overwhelming pro-China battering by the government and media, two House of Representatives members of Nepal’s parliament, Mr Ekwal Miyan and Mr Pradip Yadav, have expressed regret for having attended the 7th World Parliamentarians’ Convention on Tibet, which was held in Latvia’s capital Riga over May […]

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Portuguese parliament asks gov’t to seek 11th Panchen Lama’s release

May 19, 2019 10:47 pm0 comments
Portuguese parliament asks gov’t to seek 11th Panchen Lama’s release

(TibetanReview.net, May18’19) – A motion was adopted in the strongly socialist dominated parliament of Portugal on May 11, condemning “the forced disappearance of the world’s youngest political prisoner,” the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, and urging Lisbon to “appeal to the Chinese Government for his release.” The draft motion, […]

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Senate motion in Canada urges autonomy, rights support for Tibet

May 18, 2019 12:53 am0 comments
Senate motion in Canada urges autonomy, rights support for Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May17’19) – A Motion on Tibet was introduced in the Senate of the Canadian parliament on May 14, urging the government to support genuine autonomy for Tibet based on the Middle Way Approach of the exile Tibetan administration. Conservative Party Senator Thanh Hai Ngo who moved the motion has […]

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32 Congress members urge Trump Administration to act on Tibet Acts

May 15, 2019 11:59 pm0 comments
32 Congress members urge Trump Administration to act on Tibet Acts

(TibetanReview.net, May15’19) – A total of 32 US lawmakers have signed a letter addressed to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, calling for a prompt implementation of two key laws passed by Congress in 2002 and 2018 to guide US policy on Tibet. The letter was released May 13 by Reps. […]

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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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