Ahead of int’l religious freedom summit, Secretary of State Pompeo critical of China’s record

July 22, 2018 12:57 am0 comments
Ahead of int’l religious freedom summit, Secretary of State Pompeo critical of China’s record

(TibetanReview.net, Jul21, 2018) – China is on the wrong side of the religious freedom which is a fundamental human right, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Jul 20, ahead of the opening next week of a three-day international conference on religious freedom. He has also said the Trump […]

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European Union, Germany draw UN rights council’s attention to situation in Tibet

July 2, 2018 1:34 am0 comments
European Union, Germany draw UN rights council’s attention to situation in Tibet

  (TibetanReview.net, Jul01, 2018) – The Tibet issue continued to figure at the ongoing, 38th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, with the European Union and Germany raising the situation there as they reiterated their call on China for immediate release of the recently jailed Tibetan language rights […]

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Secretary of State Pompeo assures comprehensive address of Tibetan issues with Chinese leadership

June 10, 2018 3:13 am0 comments
Secretary of State Pompeo assures comprehensive address of Tibetan issues with Chinese leadership

(TibetanReview.net, Jun09, 2018) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told congress that he will openly and in all major aspects call on China to properly address the issue of Tibet in keeping with the latter’s universal rights obligations. Answering a series of written questions from members of the […]

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Trump administration reports to Congress on its Tibet efforts with Chinese leadership

June 9, 2018 12:25 am0 comments
Trump administration reports to Congress on its Tibet efforts with Chinese leadership

(TibetanReview.net, Jun08, 2018) – The State Department has submitted on May 21 its first report to Congress detailing the steps taken by the Trump Administration in 2017 to encourage dialogue between envoys of the Dalai Lama and representatives of the Chinese government to resolve the Tibetan issue. However, this has […]

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United States annual report finds Tibetan Buddhists’ situation under Chinese rule ‘very difficult’

May 31, 2018 10:51 pm0 comments
United States annual report finds Tibetan Buddhists’ situation under Chinese rule ‘very difficult’

(TibetanReview.net, May31, 2018) – Tibetan Buddhists continue to be in a very difficult situation under China which remains a “very troubling” country on religious freedom, US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Mr Sam Brownback has said May 29. The occasion was the release of the US state department’s International Religious […]

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Indian leaders speak of special connections with Tibet, Dalai Lama

May 8, 2018 11:12 pm0 comments
Indian leaders speak of special connections with Tibet, Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, May08, 2018) – Chief Minister Mr Jai Ram Thakur of Himachal Pradesh has on May 6 expressed delight at the fact that Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, had chosen the state of Himachal Pradesh as his second abode and referred to the latter’s special love for the […]

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Annual religious freedom report asks Trump Administration to re-designate China as a Country of Particular Concern

April 30, 2018 4:12 am2 comments
Annual religious freedom report asks Trump Administration to re-designate China as a Country of Particular Concern

(TibetanReview.net, Apr29, 2018) – Releasing its latest annual report, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has on Apr 27 recommended that the Trump Administration re-designate China as a Country of Particular Concern, use the Global Magnitsky Act against Chinese officials and agencies responsible for human rights abuses, […]

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US State Department calls for immediate release of Tibet’s top religious figure

April 29, 2018 1:42 am0 comments
US State Department calls for immediate release of Tibet’s top religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, Apr28, 2018) – The US State Department has on Apr 26 called for immediate release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun choekyi Nyima, Tibet’s second prominent religious figure after the Dalai Lama. He was taken away by the Chinese government, along with his family, on May 17, 1995, three […]

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French President supportive of Dalai Lama, but fears offending China

April 28, 2018 12:13 am0 comments
French President supportive of Dalai Lama, but fears offending China

(TibetanReview.net, Apr27, 2018) – French President Emmanuel Macron has on Apr 25 described as “very inspiring” his meeting in Paris with the Dalai Lama, when he was a candidate. However, he has then rejected any prospect of meeting with Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader as President, saying doing so without consulting […]

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US Senate resolution upholds Tibetan prerogative to install their own religious leaders

April 27, 2018 11:53 pm0 comments
US Senate resolution upholds Tibetan prerogative to install their own religious leaders

(TibetanReview.net, Apr27, 2018) – The United States Senate has, on Apr 25, passed a unanimous resolution, expressing support for the Tibetan Buddhist community’s right to identify and install their religious leaders. The resolution calls any interference by the Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in the religious process […]

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