Spanish Supreme Court upholds dismissal of Tibet genocide lawsuits

April 24, 2015 2:32 pm1 comment
Spanish Supreme Court upholds dismissal of Tibet genocide lawsuits

(TibetanReview.net, Apr24, 2015) – In a big respite to China and some of its top retired leaders, the Supreme Court of Spain on Apr 22 upheld the dismissals of two judicial investigations into crime-against-humanity allegations in occupied Tibet, reported elpais.com Apr 22. Under diplomatic pressure from China, Spain had amended […]

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Nepal reassures China on Tibet during Boao Forum meeting

March 30, 2015 3:21 pm0 comments
Nepal reassures China on Tibet during Boao Forum meeting

(TibetanReview.net, Mar30, 2015) – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Mar 28 expressed appreciation for Nepal’s firm support on issues concerning China’s core interests, including issues related to Tibet and Taiwan while meeting with the latter’s President Ram Baran Yadav, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 28. The two met […]

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Indian government minister visits Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement

March 26, 2015 12:40 pm0 comments
Indian government minister visits Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement

(TibetanReview.net, Mar26, 2015) – India’s Minister of State for Home Affairs, Mr Kiren Rijiju, on Mar 23 visited the Tibetan settlement at Bylakuppe, Karnataka state, possibly becoming the first union minister to do so. He said he considered it his duty to help Tibetans as they were honored guests of […]

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Bill re-introduced to condition Chinese officials’ US visit to reciprocal Tibet access

March 2, 2015 3:09 pm0 comments
Bill re-introduced to condition Chinese officials’ US visit to reciprocal Tibet access

(TibetanReview.net, Mar02, 2015) – A Bill has again been introduced in the US Congress which if adopted will deny access to Chinese government officials responsible for policies in Tibet unless China allows free access to US citizens to that territory, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) Feb 27. The […]

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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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