Exile parliament elects new Tibetan justices and autonomous bodies head

September 27, 2019 12:48 pm0 comments
Exile parliament elects new Tibetan justices and autonomous bodies head

(TibetanReview.net, Sep24’19) – The Tibetan Parliament in Exile on Sep 23 elected a new Chief Justice Commissioner as well as a new Justice Commissioner to the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission at Dharamsala for which vacancies had arisen after retirements. The exile parliament also elected a new chairman to serve as […]

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US official reiterates support for Tibet autonomy, including in reincarnation process

September 21, 2019 12:51 am0 comments
US official reiterates support for Tibet autonomy, including in reincarnation process

(TibetanReview.net, Sep20’19) – David Stilwell, Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs in the US state department, has made clear his government’s stand that Tibetans, like all faith communities, must be able to practice their faith freely and select their leaders without interference. Testifying at a […]

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Dalai Lama has spoken of many Chinese leaders being open to rethinking failed Tibet policy

September 20, 2019 2:28 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama has spoken of many Chinese leaders being open to rethinking failed Tibet policy

(TibetanReview.net, Sep19’19) – The Dalai Lama has on Sep 18 told a cross-party delegation of three German MPs that many Chinese leaders today recognise that their government’s Tibet policy had failed and were therefore open towards a more realistic approach. “Now among the top leaders that kind of new thinking […]

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New Tibet bill in US Congress targets Chinese leaders who interfere in Dalai Lama reincarnation process

September 17, 2019 4:16 pm0 comments
New Tibet bill in US Congress targets Chinese leaders who interfere in Dalai Lama reincarnation process

(TibetanReview.net, Sep17’19) – A bill has been introduced in the US Congress which if passed will require Chinese officials who attempt to interfere in the reincarnation process of the Tibetan Buddhists to be subjected to targeted sanctions. The bill was introduced in the House of Representatives on Sep 13 and […]

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Tribal neighbours demand end to land leased to Tibetan refugees in Indian state

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Tribal neighbours demand end to land leased to Tibetan refugees in Indian state

(TibetanReview.net, Sep16’19) – Tribal neighbours of a 56-year-old Tibetan refugee settlement in the Indian state of Odisha (formerly Orissa) are demanding the eviction of the settlement residents, reported newindianexpress.com Sep 15. The report said the tribals were accusing the Tibetans of being in illegal encroachment of the land which was […]

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Ungentlemanly Nepal has deported six Tibetan asylum seekers

September 11, 2019 1:54 am0 comments
Ungentlemanly Nepal has deported six Tibetan asylum seekers

(TibetanReview.net, Sep10’19) – Brushing aside pleas from local bystanders and, in fact, warning them against speaking about it, police in Nepal’s northwestern corner district of Humla have on Sep 5 evening dragged away and handed over to Chinese border forces six Tibetans who had just crossed over to seek asylum, […]

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US House Democrats hold reception for exile Tibetan leader

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US House Democrats hold reception for exile Tibetan leader

(TibetanReview.net, Sep10’19) – The executive head of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamsala, India, was reported to have been hosted reception by the US House Democratic Partnership during his ongoing trip to the USA following his arrival in Washington DC on Sep 9. President Lobsang Sangay is in the […]

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Dalai Lama back in D’sala after 21-day India tour

September 4, 2019 7:35 am0 comments
Dalai Lama back in D’sala after 21-day India tour

(TibetanReview.net, Sep02’19) – The Dalai Lama, now an octogenarian who has greatly curtailed his travels, especially overseas, has concluded on Sep 1 a 21-day visit that took him to Manali and Mangaluru to give religious teachings and to address an all-India catholic schools meet. The decision to visit Manali to […]

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Dalai Lama addresses Indian Catholic schools’ meet

September 3, 2019 12:48 am0 comments
Dalai Lama addresses Indian Catholic schools’ meet

(TibetanReview.net, Aug31’19) – The Dalai Lama on Aug 30 addressed an audience of 1,000 at the 52nd National Convention of the All India Association of Catholic Schools (AINACS) held in the south Indian city of Mangaluru (formerly Mangalore). Sister Molly Cherian, Principal of the Sacred Heart School at Sidhpur in […]

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Sogyal Rinpoche: End of bestselling Tibetan Buddhist master scarred by abuse allegations

August 30, 2019 5:40 am0 comments
Sogyal Rinpoche: End of bestselling Tibetan Buddhist master scarred by abuse allegations

(TibetanReview.net, Aug29’19) – Sogyal Lakar, better known as Sogyal Rinpoche, one of the most prominent Tibetan Buddhist masters living in the West, best known for a long time by his bestseller The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying but whose reputation was badly sullied in recent years by allegations of […]

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