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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Dalai Lama to attend 2015 int’l student festival in Norway

August 15, 2014 12:47 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama to attend 2015 int’l student festival in Norway

(TibetanReview.net, Aug14, 2014) –The Left Wing Party of Norway has expressed delight that the Dalai Lama has accepted an invitation to take part in a biennial international student festival to be held in Trondheim city in Feb 2015, reported thelocal.no Aug 12. “Dalai Lama is the personification of the values […]

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Largest Tibetan grassroots organization begins 45th annual meeting

August 13, 2014 2:45 pm0 comments
Largest Tibetan grassroots organization begins 45th annual meeting

(TibetanReview.net, Aug13, 2014) – The 45th annual meeting of the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the largest grassroots Tibetan organization, opened in Gangtok, capital of the Indian state of Sikkim, on Aug 11, with a number of high profile state leaders and officials as guests. The guests included Mr RB Subba, […]

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Dalai Lama to be highlight of human rights week in US city

August 12, 2014 12:48 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama to be highlight of human rights week in US city

(TibetanReview.net, Aug11, 2014) –A visit by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Oct 26 to Birmingham, Alabama, will be the highlight of the US city’s “Human Rights Week” from Oct 22 to 26, reported al.com Aug 8. The report cited Mayor William Bell’s office as announcing tickets for […]

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Tibetan awarded for film on smuggling out a piece of his homeland

August 6, 2014 9:53 pm0 comments
Tibetan awarded for film on smuggling out a piece of his homeland

(TibetanReview.net, Aug06, 2014) – A documentary film featuring the smuggling out of a piece of Tibet, as it were, to the exile Tibetan headquarters at Dharamshala, India, has won its director the Emerging Director Award at the Asian American International Film Festival which concluded in New York City on Aug […]

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Nepal okays Shamarpa’s funeral, set for Jul 31

July 31, 2014 3:27 pm0 comments
Nepal okays Shamarpa’s funeral, set for Jul 31

(TibetanReview.net, Jul31, 2014) – Following sustained lobbying by his followers, Nepal has finally permitted the body of a prominent Tibetan Buddhist teacher to be brought in and cremated in the country as desired by him in his last wishes. Nepali Information Minister Minendra Rijal said a cabinet meeting on Jul […]

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

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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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Dalai Lama to be offered long-life prayers on his 80th birthday

July 30, 2014 11:24 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama to be offered long-life prayers on his 80th birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Jul30, 2014) –The Dalai Lama is to be offered a grand long-life ceremony on the occasion of his 80th birthday next year. The event, meant to “express our gratitude and reverence to his remarkable contribution to the Tibetan cause and universal values,” will take place on Jun 21, which […]

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Deputy PM said to hold up Nepali permit for Shamarpa last rites

July 27, 2014 4:38 pm0 comments
Deputy PM said to hold up Nepali permit for Shamarpa last rites

(TibetanReview.net, Jul27, 2014) –If direct Chinese pressure was not behind Nepal’s reversal of decision on permitting the body of the late 14th Shamarpa Rinpoche, a Tibetan Buddhist leader, being brought into the country for his final rites, fear of offending Beijing certainly was, according to a myrepublica.com report Jul 25. […]

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Hardline Sri Lankan monk questions Dalai Lama over plea against violence

July 24, 2014 4:38 pm0 comments
Hardline Sri Lankan monk questions Dalai Lama over plea against violence

(TibetanReview.net, Jul24, 2014) –Miffed by his recent calls on Buddhist majorities in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to end the violence against the Muslim minorities, a hardline Buddhist leader in the latter country has hit back at the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader and the 1989 Nobel Peace laureate. Galagoda […]

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