Nepal bans Dalai Lama birthday celebrations

July 6, 2019 11:28 pm0 comments
Nepal bans Dalai Lama birthday celebrations

(TibetanReview.net, Jul06’19) – Nepal officially marked the 84th birthday of the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader and the 1989 Nobel Peace prize, by issuing an order on Jul 5 banning its celebrations. Police in Capital Kathmandu were stated to have cited specific instruction from the country’s home ministry to […]

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China dictates cash-hungry Nepal’s pervasive anti-Tibetan policy

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China dictates cash-hungry Nepal’s pervasive anti-Tibetan policy

(TibetanReview.net, Jul04’19) – Apart from deferring to China on how it deals with Tibetans on its soil, Nepal is said to come down on its own journalists for reports Beijing does not like or on politicians who show any bit of interest on Tibet related issues. China is Nepal’s biggest […]

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Dalai Lama apologizes for misconstrued remark about possible woman successor

July 3, 2019 10:53 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama apologizes for misconstrued remark about possible woman successor

(TibetanReview.net, Jul03’19) – The Dalai Lama has on Jul 2 said he was deeply sorry that people had been hurt by what he had said light-heartedly about his successor, if to be a woman, being required to be attractive, and offered sincere apologies. “He is deeply sorry that people have […]

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China thwart’s Kiwi boy’s football dream for being Tibetan

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China thwart’s Kiwi boy’s football dream for being Tibetan

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’19) – By adopting indefinite procedural delays, China has effectively sabotaged the participation of a 14-year-old Kiwi boy whose father is Tibetan in the Gothia Cup – the “Youth World Cup” – tournament, which will open on Aug 12 in Chengyang district in Qingdao Province. On its website, the […]

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United States seeks Nepal’s clarification for deporting its citizen as Dalai Lama agent

June 29, 2019 1:12 am0 comments
United States seeks Nepal’s clarification for deporting its citizen as Dalai Lama agent

(TibetanReview.net, Jun28’19) – After deporting on Jun 22 a man for being an alleged agent of the Dalai Lama, as if that, even if true, is any sort of any danger to any country, Nepal has a serious bit of question to answer to the United States: Are US citizens […]

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Nepal party suspends MP for attending global lawmakers’ Tibet support meet

June 28, 2019 12:05 am0 comments
Nepal party suspends MP for attending global lawmakers’ Tibet support meet

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’19) – A political party in Nepal that is part of the governing communist coalition has on Jun 25 suspended one of its members for six month as punishment for attending an international conference of parliamentarians co-hosted by the Tibetan Parliament in Exile in Latvia’s capital Riga over May […]

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Speaker leads welcome for exile Tibetan leader in UK House of Commons

June 27, 2019 11:52 pm0 comments
Speaker leads welcome for exile Tibetan leader in UK House of Commons

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’19) – The visit of President Lobsang Sangay to the UK House of Commons was on Jun 26 warmly acknowledged by Speaker John Bercow who called on him to continue his good and important Tibet work in the face of very considerable pressures. He was seated in the Gallery […]

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Nepal’s deportation to US of ‘Dalai Lama agent’ turned out to be a blunder

June 26, 2019 11:32 pm0 comments
Nepal’s deportation to US of ‘Dalai Lama agent’ turned out to be a blunder

(TibetanReview.net, Jun26’19) – Nepal’s deportation on Jun 22 of a presumably Tibetan man named Penpa Tsering from the USA turned out to be only a rehearsal of what it would do if the real person targeted by China bearing that name comes to the country. The man they interrogated harshly […]

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Nepal deports US passport-holding Tibetan for allegedly being Dalai Lama agent

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Nepal deports US passport-holding Tibetan for allegedly being Dalai Lama agent

(TibetanReview.net, Jun25’19) – Immigration authorities at Nepal’s sole international airport have deported back to the USA on Jun 22 a prominent exile Tibetan “on suspicion of being an agent of the exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama,” reported thehimalayantimes.com Jun 25. The Deportee, Mr Penpa Tsering, 53, is a […]

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Swiss gov’t questioned for lack of results in rights dialogue with China

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Swiss gov’t questioned for lack of results in rights dialogue with China

(TibetanReview.net, Jun24’19) – Members of the Swiss Parliamentarian Group for Tibet have recently questioned the efficacy of their government’s years of rights dialogue with China, saying there was no result to show for it. The questions were raised by Maya Graf, Vice President of Swiss Parliamentarian Group for Tibet, as […]

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