Czech PM stresses economic interest to ignore Tibet issue

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(, Apr25, 2014) – The government of the Czech Republic has made it clear that in order to improve relations with China for the sake of the country’s economy, it will not criticize the occupation of Tibet, nor will it recognise the exile Tibetan government, reported the country’s CTK news […]

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Norway’s parliament head condemned for Dalai Lama cowardice

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(, Apr24, 2014) – As the Dalai Lama’s May 7-9 visit to Norway’s capital Oslo to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his Nobel Peace Prize approaches nearer, calls on the country’s parliament leadership to receive him with the honour and dignity due to his global standing grows louder. On Apr […]

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Norway’s top lawmaker, long a Tibet supporter, to avoid Dalai Lama

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(, Apr11, 2014) – Though a long-time supporter of the Tibetan cause until very recently, Mr Olemic Thommessen, now the President of Norway’s Parliament (Stortinget), has said he won’t meet with the Dalai Lama when the latter visits Oslo in May 2014, reported Apr 9. He has said it […]

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A glimmer of post-amendment hope for Tibet genocide cases in Spain?

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(, Mar19, 2014) – The Spanish parliament’s recent annulment of all the dozen ‘universal justice’ cases being tried by its judiciary may not necessarily mean an end to the ongoing cases against some of the retired Chinese leaders for their genocidal human rights violations in occupied Tibet. In the first […]

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China chides EU official for visiting Dharamsala, supporting Tibetan rights

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(, Mar15, 2014) – China on Mar 13 criticized the President of the European Economic and Social Committee, Mr Henri Malosse, for his visit to Dharamsala to take part in the 55th anniversary Mar 10 of the Tibetan National Uprising against Chinese occupation rule and for his remarks during the […]

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Italian Senate body urges China to resume Tibet talks, end repression

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(, Mar14, 2014) – The Italian’s Senate’s Special Committee on the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights has adopted a resolution on Tibet, urging China to engage in dialogue with the Dalai Lama’s envoys to resolve the Tibet issue on the Middle Way Approach. The resolution also urged the Chinese […]

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Spain amends law to abolish court’s universal justice power

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(, Mar14, 2014) – As in the lower house in Feb 2014, an amendment of the law to severely curtail the power of the judiciary to try crimes against humanity cases no matter where they are committed was passed by the Spanish Senate on Mar 12 with votes only of […]

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Spanish socialists to appeal constitutional validity of curtailing court’s universal justice power

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(, Mar09, 2014) – The ruling conservative Popular Party may have got the law it seeks under intense pressure from China to annul the ongoing two Tibet genocide lawsuits being heard by the country’s National Court after it fast-tracked the legislative procedure for the purpose. However, the opposition Socialist Party […]

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US Report: Rights violation in Tibet severe throughout 2013

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(, Mar02, 2014) – The US State Department said Feb 27 that Chinese repression in Tibet was severe throughout 2013, six days after President Barack Obama welcomed Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in the White House. The finding is contained in a special Tibet section of the department’s […]

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China criticizes US appointment of Tibet coordinator

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(, Feb25, 2014) – China said Feb 24 that it will never recognize the appointment of Dr Sarah Sewall as the new US coordinator for Tibetan issues. Her appointment to this post came with her appointment as the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights. “We have never […]

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