US annual rights report urges more pressure on China over Tibet issue

October 13, 2018 12:47 am0 comments
US annual rights report urges more pressure on China over Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2018) – The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) of the United States has on Oct 10 referred to the deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet, as in China, and called on lawmakers and the Trump Administration to push for reciprocal access to Tibet and renewed dialogue between China […]

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China cites non-existent limit to justify Tibet visit ban on foreign journalists etc

October 6, 2018 3:28 am0 comments
China cites non-existent limit to justify Tibet visit ban on foreign journalists etc

(TibetanReview.net, Oct05, 2018) – As a reciprocal access to Tibet bill gets ever nearer to becoming law, China’s ambassador to the USA, Mr Cui Tiankai, has made a patently false claim that foreign visitors to Tibet were being limited because of the region’s very high altitude, environmental consideration and harsh […]

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Visiting UK MPs speak of strong support for Tibet issue

October 1, 2018 5:35 am0 comments
Visiting UK MPs speak of strong support for Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Sep30, 2018) – A group of three MPs belonging to three major political parties in the UK arrived at Dharamshala on Sep 26 and called on the Dalai Lama on Sep 28, said the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on its Tibet.net website Sep 29. The visitors have been named […]

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US House passes bill to seek Tibet’s opening up

September 28, 2018 12:35 am0 comments
US House passes bill to seek Tibet’s opening up

(TibetanReview.net, Sep27, 2018) – A bipartisan bill seeking to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny American citizens, including especially government officials and journalists, access to Tibet has been passed by unanimous voice vote in the House of Representatives on Sep 25. And it is hoped that a […]

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China has denied all Canadian requests to visit Tibet since 2016

September 26, 2018 10:46 pm0 comments
China has denied all Canadian requests to visit Tibet since 2016

(TibetanReview.net, Sep26, 2018) – Canada had made multiple requests since 2016 for diplomatic visits to Tibet but none was approved while having welcomed at least three official delegations from the Tibet Autonomous Region during the same period, according to a statement from Montreal-based Canada Tibet Committee Sep 24. During visits […]

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Way cleared for Tibetan citizens of India to apply for passport

September 24, 2018 3:33 am0 comments
Way cleared for Tibetan citizens of India to apply for passport

(TibetanReview.net, Sep23, 2018) – Tibetan citizens of India stuck with their foreigner’s Registration certificate and the travel document called Identity Certificate, both issued by the Indian government, can now surrender these documents at the concerned Regional Passport Office if they wish to apply for Indian passport. Such Tibetans include those […]

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Australian city council to newly fly Tibetan flag on uprising anniversary

September 23, 2018 2:01 am0 comments
Australian city council to newly fly Tibetan flag on uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Sep22, 2018) – Come Mar 10, 2019, the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising Day, and the Tibetan national flag will newly fly high over a local government chambers in New South Wales, Australia. Councilors of the Blue Mountains Council unanimously voted at this week’s meeting to show support […]

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European Parliament adopts EU-China relations report critical of Tibet situation

September 15, 2018 5:59 am0 comments
European Parliament adopts EU-China relations report critical of Tibet situation

(TibetanReview.net, Sep14, 2018) – The European Parliament has on Sep 13 unanimously approved its EU-China relations report which, among other things, indicts China for severe violations of Tibetan rights and identity. The report, prepared by the rapporteur Bastiaan “Bas” Belder, a Dutch MEP, for the Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, […]

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India now sees the Karmapa as future face of Tibetan struggle as it woos him back from US

September 11, 2018 5:22 pm0 comments
India now sees the Karmapa as future face of Tibetan struggle as it woos him back from US

(TibetanReview.net, Sep11, 2018) – The government of India had put the Karmapa under watch at the time of his arrival at Dharmashala on Jan 5, 2000 after escaping from Chinese ruled Tibet because of some “suspicion” but that phase is “over”, reported indianexpress.com Sep 10, citing a top former Indian […]

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Law seeking unhindered access to Tibet for Americans clears House committee

July 28, 2018 6:33 pm1 comment
Law seeking unhindered access to Tibet for Americans clears House committee

(TibetanReview.net, Jul28, 2018) – The House Judiciary Committee of the US Congress has on Jul 25 unanimously approved the long-pending bill for Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act, paving the way for its discussion and voting on the floor of the House of Representatives. The bipartisan legislation seeks to ensure that […]

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