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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US asked to exert further pressure on China over deteriorating Tibet situation

October 12, 2014 3:06 pm0 comments
US asked to exert further pressure on China over deteriorating Tibet situation

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2014) – There was an increase in harsh security and punitive measures, with China showing no willingness to reexamine policies toward Tibetans that deny them their cultural, religious, and linguistic rights, said the United States Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) in its latest annual report which was released […]

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United States government’s Tibet official to visit India, Nepal in Nov’14

September 24, 2014 2:11 pm0 comments
United States government’s Tibet official to visit India, Nepal in Nov’14

(TibetanReview.net, Sep23, 2014) – The US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, Ms Sarah Sewall, has said Sep 18 that she was planning to visit India and Nepal in November in connection with her work to promote and protect Tibetan rights and culture. “When it comes to being a voice for […]

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China lauds Russia’s acquiescence on Dalai Lama issue

August 30, 2014 6:17 pm0 comments
China lauds Russia’s acquiescence on Dalai Lama issue

(TibetanReview.net, Aug30, 2014) – By demanding that the Dalai Lama “must fully distance himself from politics” if he wants to visit Russia, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has taken a stance which echoes China’s position while appeasing Buddhists at home, said Global Times, the international English language edition owned by […]

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British Labour MP criticized for role in China’s Tibet propaganda

August 16, 2014 1:12 pm0 comments
British Labour MP criticized for role in China’s Tibet propaganda

(TibetanReview.net, Aug16, 2014) –A senior MP belonging to Britain’s Labour Party has been criticized for taking part in a Chinese propaganda meeting on Tibet over Aug 11-12 and praising its rule in the occupied Himalayan territory at a time when his own party had expressed deep concern about the situation […]

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Religious repression in Tibet in 2013 continued to be severe: US Report

July 31, 2014 2:49 pm0 comments
Religious repression in Tibet in 2013 continued to be severe: US Report

(TibetanReview.net, Jul30, 2014) – While there was a growing interest in Tibetan Buddhism among ordinary Chinese people, repression of religious freedom was severe across Tibet in 2013. Also, ethnic Tibetans were subjected to all manners of discrimination in mainland China, said the United States in its latest annual global religious […]

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US Congressman again asks China to open up Tibet

July 18, 2014 4:20 pm0 comments
US Congressman again asks China to open up Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jul18, 2014) –US Congressman Joe Pitts has on Jul 15 called on China to live up to its oft repeated claim that Tibet is open to all visitors from abroad. “This is a matter of basic fairness and is critical to ensuring that human rights are protected in Tibet,” […]

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US raised Tibet with Chinese foreign policy chief

July 12, 2014 7:21 pm0 comments
US raised Tibet with Chinese foreign policy chief

(TibetanReview.net, Jul12, 2014) –A senior US State Department official has said Jul 10 that Secretary of State John Kerry had raised the issues of Tibet and Dalai Lama during his meeting with Chinese State councilor and Foreign Policy Chief Yang Jiechi in Beijing on Jul 10. Kerry was in Beijing […]

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Indian leader speaks of renewed Tibet issue approach

July 9, 2014 10:01 am0 comments
Indian leader speaks of renewed Tibet issue approach

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02, 2014) – A senior leader of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu religion based grassroots voluntary service organization which is closely associated with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has indicated on Jun 30 that the presence of the head of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala […]

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