US report condemns China for ‘intense persecution’ of religious faiths

June 26, 2019 11:04 am0 comments
US report condemns China for ‘intense persecution’ of religious faiths

(TibetanReview.net, Jun22’19) – The United States has on Jun 21 condemned China for its “intense persecution” of religious faiths, releasing its 2018 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom with special focus on Xinjiang and referring to the conditions of Buddhists in Tibet as well as the followers of other faiths […]

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Trump Administration seen wanting on Tibet talks push

June 21, 2019 2:07 am0 comments
Trump Administration seen wanting on Tibet talks push

(TibetanReview.net, Jun20’19) – The Trump Administration remains the only one thus far which has not appointed a Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues as mandated by the Tibetan Policy Act of 2002 and it has made little efforts to encourage dialogue and establish conditions for the settlement of the Tibet issue […]

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Grassroot Tibetan independence body elects new executive committee

June 19, 2019 10:07 pm0 comments
Grassroot Tibetan independence body elects new executive committee

(TibetanReview.net, Jun19’19) – The 17th General Body Meeting of the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) concluded at Dharamshala on Jun 17 with the election of Mr Gonpo Dhondup as its new President for the next three years. Mr Lobsang Tsering is the new Vice-President while Mr Sonam Tsering is the new […]

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Dalai Lama calls for harmonious Muslim world

June 17, 2019 3:57 am0 comments
Dalai Lama calls for harmonious Muslim world

(TibetanReview.net, Jun16’19) – The Dalai Lama was on Jun 15 the chief guest at a conference on ‘Celebrating Diversity in the Muslim World” organized in New Delhi by the Muslims of Ladakh and had former Vice-President of India Mr Hamid Ansari as guest of honour. The Dalai Lama had previously […]

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Indian Tibet support groups meet to discuss campaign strategy

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Indian Tibet support groups meet to discuss campaign strategy

(TibetanReview.net, Jun16’19) – The 6th All India Tibet Support Groups Conference was opened at the secretariat of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), Dharamsala, with the participation of 216 representatives from 21 states. The speakers at the inaugural event included Mr Rinchen Khando Khrimey, National Convener of the Core Group for […]

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Peace messengers from Iran’s business community call on Dalai Lama

June 8, 2019 10:11 pm0 comments
Peace messengers from Iran’s business community call on Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jun08’19) – The Dalai Lama has on Jun 7 morning welcomed a group of 58 members of a group called the Iranian Impacters Club. They were the CEOs of small and medium sized enterprises who describe themselves as messengers of peace. A press report from his office said the […]

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Exile Tibetan court opens hearing in Penpa Tsering’s defamation case against Kashag

June 7, 2019 1:01 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan court opens hearing in Penpa Tsering’s defamation case against Kashag

(TibetanReview.net, Jun06’19) – Framing of issues in the defamation case filed by dismissed Washington Tibetan representative Mr Penpa Tsering against President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration and his ministerial colleagues in the Kashag (cabinet) commenced before the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission on Jun 5. It may be recalled […]

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Taiwanese President accused of denying visa to Dalai Lama

June 6, 2019 4:31 am0 comments
Taiwanese President accused of denying visa to Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jun05’19) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and Uyghur activist Rebiya Kadeer had been denied visa to attend a conference organized by the Taiwan International Religious Freedom Forum in Hsinchu on May 30, reported taiwannews.com.tw Jun 5, citing a Radio Free Asia report May 30. The report […]

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Tibetan asylum seekers in France rehoused after their camp dismantled, 80 others remain hopeful

June 1, 2019 1:26 am0 comments
Tibetan asylum seekers in France rehoused after their camp dismantled, 80 others remain hopeful

(TibetanReview.net, May31’19) – French authorities have dismantled a camp that was home to over 200 Tibetan asylum seekers in the district of Conflans, located some 30 kilometers from capital Paris, with plans to rehouse them, reported en.rfi.fr May 29. However, due to shortage of beds in state-run hostels and a […]

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Tibetans, Taiwanese absent from Modi’s swearing in as latter is headed for series of Xi meetings

May 31, 2019 12:58 am0 comments
Tibetans, Taiwanese absent from Modi’s swearing in as latter is headed for series of Xi meetings

(TibetanReview.net, May30’19) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India has begun his second term May 30 on an apparently pro-China message. Unlike in 2014, neither the executive head of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) nor Taiwan’s New Delhi representative was among the invitees at his swearing-in ceremony. Although widely seen […]

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