Exile Tibetan administration head visiting Denmark, Norway

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Exile Tibetan administration head visiting Denmark, Norway

(TibetanReview.net, May20, 2014) – The head of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamsala, India, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, is visiting Denmark and Norway over May 18-23 to meet with government officials, lawmakers and others, according to an official statement May 19. In Denmark’s capital Copenhagen from May 18 to 20, the […]

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Colombo accused of double standards against Dalai Lama

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Colombo accused of double standards against Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, May19, 2014) – An editorial May 18 on the sundaytimes.lk website of Sri Lanka has accused Colombo of practicing double standards in denying a pilgrimage visit for Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, while the government accuses other countries of doing just that on itself. The editorial comment […]

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Dalai Lama concludes fruitful visit to Frankfurt

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Dalai Lama concludes fruitful visit to Frankfurt

(TibetanReview.net, May18, 2014) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, returned to Dharamsala, India, on May 17 after concluding a tour of Riga (Latvia), Oslo (Norway), Rotterdam and The Hague (Holland), and Frankfurt (Germany) beginning May 4. On the last leg of his tour, the Dalai Lama arrived in […]

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Tibetans protest against Belgium’s unfair asylum decision

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(TibetanReview.net, May17, 2014) – Some 118 people, including 110 Tibetans and 8 Tibet supporters, staged a protest on May 13 in front of the Council for Foreigners Disputes in Belgium’s capital Brussels. The protest targeted Belgium’s change in asylum law in 2013 and its unfair and improper implementation on Tibetan […]

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Shugden supporters join China to praise Norway’s snub to Dalai Lama

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(TibetanReview.net, May08, 2014) – Practitioners, mostly Westerners, of a highly controversial spirit call Dorje Shugden among a section of Tibetan Buddhists have supported Norwegian government leaders’ decision not to meet with the Dalai Lama and have vowed to protest against the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet during his May 7-9 […]

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German Buddhists criticize Shugden protest plan against Dalai Lama

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(TibetanReview.net, May07, 2014) – Ahead of a visit to Frankfurt later this month by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, the DBO (German Buddhist Monastic Association) has on May 6 criticized UK-based New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) group for their planned protest against him. The DBO has accused the group […]

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Not many Tibetans register as voters in India

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(TibetanReview.net, May03, 2014) – Only a small number of born Tibetan citizens of India, hitherto considered as foreigners, appear to have registered to vote in the ongoing general election in India following a clearance given by the Election Commission of India in February this year. In the Kangra district of […]

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Dalai Lama’s representative critical of Oslo snub

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(TibetanReview.net, May03, 2014) – Norway’s top political leaders may have felt compelled to decide to refuse to meet with the Dalai Lama when he visits Oslo from May 7 to 9 due to the urgency to improve business relations with China. However, to the exile Tibetan leadership, this step is […]

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Third Tibetan moves High Court for Indian passport

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr30, 2014) – With the authorities in India still refusing to issue passports to Tibetans born in the country between Jan 26, 1950 and Jul 1, 1987 and their children as citizens of the country despite two high court rulings in their favour, a contempt of court petition has […]

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Norwegian government to ignore visiting Dalai Lama

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr27, 2014) – The Chinese stranglehold on Norway’s policy concerning the issue of Tibet has been strengthened with its Foreign Minister Børge Brende confirming Apr 26 that no government ministers or representatives of Norwegian authorities will meet with the Dalai Lama during his May 2014 visit. Earlier, Norway’s parliament […]

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