Poll: French, Germans favour rights, Tibet over trade with China

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar27, 2014) – A Washington-based Tibet campaign group said Mar 24 that an opinion poll commissioned by it showed that an overwhelming majority of French and German citizens wanted their leaders to prioritise human rights and Tibet during their leaders’ upcoming meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping. After attending […]

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Emory-Tibet partnership enriched with $1 million grant

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar27, 2014) – The New York-based Dalai Lama Trust has made a grant of $1 million to Emory University in the US state of Georgia, to support the endowment fund of The Robert A. Paul Emory-Tibet Science Initiative, reported ajc.com (website of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution) Mar 25. It added […]

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Nepal tightens security to enforce ban on Tibet Uprising Day, 10 held

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar11, 2014) – Police in Nepal detained up to 10 Tibetans on Mar 10 for staging or allegedly planning to stage protests against China on the 55th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule in their homeland. Five youths, including three women, were held at Hattisar, near the […]

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Nepal targets Tibetans ahead of their 55th uprising Day

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar08, 2014) – Police in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu stepped up security to prevent Tibetan protests ahead of the 55th anniversary of the Mar 10 Tibetan National Uprising, reported the country’s online media Mar 5. The Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s Office said extra precautions had been taken and elaborate security arrangements […]

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Shugden followers’ anti-Dalai Lama protests a Chinese design?

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar08, 2014) – Writing in The Huffington Post Mar 6, noted Buddhist scholar Prof Robert Thurman has said the cult of the Dolgyal-Shugden spirit continues its campaign against the Dalai Lama at the behest of, and with substantial funding from, the United Front Work Department of the People’s Republic […]

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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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German petition seeks release of political prisoners in Tibet

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(TibetanReview.net, May16, 2014) – A Tibet campaign group in Germany said May 14 that it had collected 10,000 signatures on a petition asking China to release all the at least 850 political prisoners in occupied Tibet. “Arbitrary arrests are a daily routine in Tibet. We demand the release of all […]

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Protests greet Chinese President in The Hague, Paris, and Berlin

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar30, 2014) As Chinese President Xi Jinping visited The Hague, Paris, and Berlin from Mar 24 onwards, Tibetans and supporters of the Tibetan struggle staged demonstrations, demanding that he end the violent repression in occupied Tibet and begin talks with the Dalai Lama or his representatives to reach a […]

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Tibet situation raised at UN rights council debate

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar20, 2014) The United States and the United Kingdom have on Mar 18 expressed concern over the human rights situation in Tibet during the general debate at the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council being held in Geneva. Also, Germany, Canada and the Czech Republic have expressed […]

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55th Tibet Uprising Day marked in many countries

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar19, 2014) – The 55th anniversary Mar 10 of the Tibetan National Uprising was marked by Tibetans and supporters across the free world while the only repression, outside Chinese occupied Tibet, was carried out by the government of Nepal. The following are based on online media reports of the […]

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