Thirty Tibetans in Europe, Americas win 2019 Dalai Lama graduate scholarship

August 15, 2019 6:37 am0 comments
Thirty Tibetans in Europe, Americas win 2019 Dalai Lama graduate scholarship

(TibetanReview.net, Aug10’19) – A foundation established by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has awarded a total of 30 scholarships, including 14 renewals, to Tibetans pursuing higher level studies in Europe and the Americas for this year. The awardees were graduate and doctoral students enrolled in universities in the […]

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High-level US delegation to meet with exile Tibetan leadership at D’sala

August 3, 2019 11:36 pm0 comments
High-level US delegation to meet with exile Tibetan leadership at D’sala

(TibetanReview.net, Aug02’19) – A delegation, possibly the largest thus far, from the US Congress is on a two-day visit at Dharamsala beginning Aug 2. The 30-member delegation is led by Congressman David Price and Congressman Vern Buchanan from the House of Democratic Partnership along with their staffers, military escorts, and […]

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Workshop Report: Challenges faced by the Tibetan Youth in Exile

July 29, 2019 11:43 am0 comments
Workshop Report: Challenges faced by the Tibetan Youth in Exile

By Choekyi Lhamo* (TibetanReview.net, Jul28’19) – A workshop on Challenges faced by Tibetan Youth in Exile (Jul 19-20 and a conference on Centrality of the Marginalised: Tibet, China and India (Jul 22) were held in the School of Social Sciences 1 Auditorium of Jawaharlal Nehru University and in Gulmohar hall […]

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South Africa asked to stand up for Tibet

July 27, 2019 3:58 am0 comments
South Africa asked to stand up for Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jul26’19) – Applauding the government for its pro-human rights stand on the Western Sahara as well as the Israel-Palestine issues, South African Parliament member Mr Mkhuleko Hlengwa has on Jul 11 called on Pretoria to have the courage to speak up on the situation in Tibet under Chinese rule […]

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Taiwan’s ruling party delegation calls at Dalai Lama

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Taiwan’s ruling party delegation calls at Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jul26’19) – A delegation of Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has on Jul 25 paid a courtesy call on Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at his exile home in Dhartamsala to mainly offer greetings on his 84th birthday. The delegation was made up of the party’s […]

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Bill asks UK parliament to ban Chinese officials impeding free access to Tibet

July 26, 2019 2:53 am0 comments
Bill asks UK parliament to ban Chinese officials impeding free access to Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jul25’19) – A bill was submitted in the UK’s House of Commons on Jul 23, calling for the passage of a reciprocal access to Tibet Act which would bar entry to the UK for Chinese officials responsible for blocking freedom of travel to Tibet by British citizens. A similar […]

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United Nations experts question China’s jailing of nine Tibetans for celebrating Dalai Lama’s birthday

July 21, 2019 1:21 pm0 comments
United Nations experts question China’s jailing of nine Tibetans for celebrating Dalai Lama’s birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Jul20’19) – Five UN independent experts have questioned China’s use of its anti-separatism law to suppress freedom of expression, religion, assembly and association and the cultural rights of the Tibetan people as they presented their reports during the ongoing session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The […]

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Tibetan among religious persecution victims hosted by US President Trump

July 19, 2019 2:56 pm0 comments
Tibetan among religious persecution victims hosted by US President Trump

(TibetanReview.net, Jul18’19) – A close relative of a prominent late fatal Tibetan victim of China’s religious persecution was among 27 participants in an Oval Office meeting with US President Donald Trump on Jul 17. The meeting took place ahead of the State Department’s hosting of an annual conference on religious […]

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China created border incident as Ladakh celebrated 84th Dalai Lama birthday

July 14, 2019 12:15 am0 comments
China created border incident as Ladakh celebrated 84th Dalai Lama birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Jul13’19) – As the people in Ladakh on the Indian side of the border celebrated the Dalai Lama’s 84th birthday on Jul 6 with displays of Indian, Buddhist and Tibetan flags, people from the Tibetan side of Chinese ruled Tibet raised demands that the celebrations be stopped, said a […]

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‘Exorbitant’ hike in tuition fees as JNU revises fee structure for Tibetan students

July 10, 2019 10:49 pm0 comments
‘Exorbitant’ hike in tuition fees as JNU revises fee structure for Tibetan students

By Jigme Wangchuk* (TibetanReview.net, Jul10’19) – The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi has revised its fee structure regarding foreign students applying for the university. Tibetan students, whose diasporic status was previously recognized by the university, have not been exempted from the newly revised fee structure. Under this revision […]

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