Shugden protesters criticized for advancing China’s agenda on Tibet

November 2, 2014 4:43 pm0 comments
Shugden protesters criticized for advancing China’s agenda on Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov02, 2014) – Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) has on Oct 31 accused members of the “International Shugden Community” of causing great damage to the broader Tibetan issue by trying to undermining the work of the Dalai Lama. Community members, mostly Western followers of some Tibetan Buddhist teachers, […]

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Nepal said to further tighten restrictions on Tibetans

November 1, 2014 1:58 pm0 comments
Nepal said to further tighten restrictions on Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Nov01, 2014) – Nepal said it had decided to withhold documents, and even the status of “refugee”, to Tibetans who arrive on its territory from Chinese ruled Tibet, reported asianews.it Oct 29. It was not clear from the report, however, whether Nepal was simply reiterating its existing policy, which […]

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Dalai Lama discusses oneness of humanity at Princeton University

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Dalai Lama discusses oneness of humanity at Princeton University

(TibetanReview.net, Oct31, 2014) – Some 5,000 students and faculty members gathered at the Jadwin Gymnasium of Princeton University on Oct 28 to listen to the Dalai Lama’s public talk on “Develop the Heart.” It was organized by the university’s Office of Religious Life and the Kalmyk Three Jewels Foundation, which […]

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Dharamshala hosts three film festivals

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Dharamshala hosts three film festivals

(TibetanReview.net, Oct31, 2014) – It’s the film festival season at Dharamshala, India, with three events marking their 6th, 10th and 3rd years of holding them. The two to five-day festivals are being held over the period of Oct 25 to Nov 2, with the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) […]

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Tibet gov’t head seeks stern Nepali action against ‘anti-China elements’

October 30, 2014 9:46 pm0 comments
Tibet gov’t head seeks stern Nepali action against ‘anti-China elements’

(TibetanReview.net, Oct30, 2014) – Leading a delegation of six-members from Oct 27 to 31, the Chairman of the Chinese government in the Tibet Autonomous Region Mr Luosang Jiangcun has called on Nepal to curb alleged “anti-China activities” in the country while also discussing further strengthening of measures to prevent unauthorized […]

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Dalai Lama visits US civil rights movement heartland

October 28, 2014 2:50 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama visits US civil rights movement heartland

(TibetanReview.net, Oct28, 2014) – The Dalai Lama on Oct 25 took part in a symposium on Neuroplasticity and Healing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the US state of Alabama as a part of the city’s Human Rights Week. The co-panelists were Edward Taub, Michael Merzenich and Norman […]

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Meeting with federal minister, MPs concludes Dalai Lama’s four days in Vancouver

October 27, 2014 3:16 pm0 comments
Meeting with federal minister, MPs concludes Dalai Lama’s four days in Vancouver

(TibetanReview.net, Oct27, 2014) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, interacted with scientists as well as students, besides giving public talks, taking part in other panel discussions and giving religious teachings during his visit to Vancouver, Canada, from Oct 21 to 24. He also met with a federal government […]

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Jailed Tibetan filmmaker gets Oslo creative dissent award

October 26, 2014 2:10 pm0 comments
Jailed Tibetan filmmaker gets Oslo creative dissent award

(TibetanReview.net, Oct26, 2014) – Tibetan amateur filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen, freed by China in June this year after completing his sentence, was conferred one of the awards of the 2014 Václav Havel International Prize with Creative Dissent by the Oslo Freedom Forum on Oct 22. The forum brings together some of […]

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Telo Rinpoche is new Dalai Lama representative in Moscow

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Telo Rinpoche is new Dalai Lama representative in Moscow

(TibetanReview.net, Oct26, 2014) –  The exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala has appointed Telo Tulku Rinpoche as the Honorary, new Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Tibet Culture & Information Centre (Office of Tibet) in Moscow, Russia. He is the spiritual head of the Buddhist community in the […]

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China directs UN rights chief to ‘regular channel’ for Tibet visit plea

October 25, 2014 1:26 pm0 comments
China directs UN rights chief to ‘regular channel’ for Tibet visit plea

(TibetanReview.net, Oct25, 2014) – China has refused to confirm that the UN’s top human rights official will be permitted to visit Tibet, though leaving a window of opportunity open for him. Reuters Oct 23 cited Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying as telling a daily briefing that Mr Zeid Ra’ad al […]

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