US report: China systematic in impeding access to Tibet

March 28, 2019 4:10 am0 comments
US report: China systematic in impeding access to Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Mar27’19) – The first of the US State Department’s reports mandated by the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018 is out and it says China continues to “systematically” impede access to Tibet with restrictions that have prohibited diplomats, journalists and ordinary citizens from visiting the Himalayan territory. Under […]

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Exile Tibetan parliament elects new minister

March 24, 2019 2:34 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan parliament elects new minister

(TibetanReview.net, Mar23’19) – The Tibetan Parliament in Exile has on Mar 22 elected a new Kalon (Minister) to bring up the strength of ministerial colleagues of the Sikyong to six. Mr Topgyal Tsering Zongkha, currently Secretary of the Kashag Secretariat, has won the election by 21 votes to 18, with […]

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US speaks of Nepal’s promise to protect Tibetan refugees

March 21, 2019 3:41 am0 comments
US speaks of Nepal’s promise to protect Tibetan refugees

(TibetanReview.net, Mar20’19) – The US has reminded Nepal Mar 19 that it had assured in Dec 2018 to continue to protect the rights of the Tibetan refugees living in the country, meaning, basically, that those escaping from Tibet will not be sent back. “Recognising your own experience as a political […]

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CTA invites Tibetans to join its long-life offering to Dalai Lama

March 19, 2019 11:30 pm0 comments
CTA invites Tibetans to join its long-life offering to Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Mar19’19) – The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamsala has on Mar 18 invited all Tibetans to make a token contribution towards a Tenshug ceremony for His Holiness the Dalai Lama to be held mid-May. This is an obstacle year for the 84-year-old spiritual leader of Tibet and the […]

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European lawmakers seek reciprocal access to Tibet for its citizens

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European lawmakers seek reciprocal access to Tibet for its citizens

(TibetanReview.net, Mar18’19) – After the United States adopted a law demanding reciprocal access to Tibet for its citizens in Dec 2018, lawmakers in Europe have issued a call for a similar access to the tightly restricted Chinese ruled Himalayan territory. In the latest development on this issue, a total of […]

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Exile Tibetans set for a third Special General Meeting

March 17, 2019 11:22 pm0 comments
Exile Tibetans set for a third Special General Meeting

(TibetanReview.net, Mar17’19) – The Central Tibetan administration at Dharamsala, India, is to convene its third Special General Meeting of Tibetans since 2008 from Oct 3 to 5 this year. On agenda will be discussions on the CTA’s “Five Fifty Vision” for the Tibetan movement and “the relationship between the lineage […]

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Tibet caucus set up in Taipei City Council

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Tibet caucus set up in Taipei City Council

(TibetanReview.net, Mar16’19) – A group of 13 councilors belonging to the pan-green camp has announced on Mar 14 the formation of a Tibet caucus in the Taipei City Council, their agenda being to lend greater support to Tibet and its people, reported Taiwan’s CNA news agency Mar 14. The members […]

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US annual report finds rights violations in Tibet severe and significant

March 16, 2019 12:54 am0 comments
US annual report finds rights violations in Tibet severe and significant

(TibetanReview.net, Mar15’19) – During the past year, the people of Tibet faced immense discrimination under Chinese rule, severe restrictions on their most basic rights and increasing isolation from the outside world, said the United States State Department in its global Human Rights Report for 2018 released on Mar 13. The […]

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Indian MP rejected China’s demand to avoid 60th Tibet uprising day function

March 15, 2019 1:13 am0 comments
Indian MP rejected China’s demand to avoid 60th Tibet uprising day function

(TibetanReview.net, Mar14’19) – Member of Indian parliament Mr Shanta Kumar has revealed that he had rejected pressure from China, telling him not to attend the 60th Tibet uprising anniversary function of the Central Tibetan Administration at Dharamsala, on Mar 10. The BJP MP represents Kangra district, of which Dharamsala is […]

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150 Tibetans let off after being held for protesting outside Chinese embassy, New Delhi

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150 Tibetans let off after being held for protesting outside Chinese embassy, New Delhi

(TibetanReview.net, Mar14’19) – Police in India’s capital New Delhi detained around 150 activists of the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) after they protested outside the Chinese embassy, with some of them trying to storm it, on Mar 12. TYC was holding three days of protest rallies and other campaign actions in […]

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