UNESCO to present Tibetan Yak Dance as Chinese intangible cultural heritage

April 11, 2019 12:51 am0 comments
UNESCO to present Tibetan Yak Dance as Chinese intangible cultural heritage

(TibetanReview.net, Apr10’19) – A California-based UNESCO-run body is bringing a group of six Tibetan youths from a village in China’s Sichuan Province under a UN poverty-relief programme to perform a “Chinese” intangible heritage “Yak Dance”, reported the IANS news service Apr 8, citing China’s official Xinhua news agency. Yak dance […]

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Foreign journalists call for full access to Tibet ahead of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

April 6, 2019 5:45 am0 comments
Foreign journalists call for full access to Tibet ahead of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

(TibetanReview.net, Apr05’19) – As the issue of reciprocal access to Tibet gains rising currency in the West, foreign journalists based in China have called for the elimination of restrictions on foreign correspondents traveling to the region by 2021, ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Releasing a position paper, the […]

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Int’l rights coalition presents its 2019 courage award to formerly jailed Tibetan filmmaker

March 30, 2019 12:54 am0 comments
Int’l rights coalition presents its 2019 courage award to formerly jailed Tibetan filmmaker

(TibetanReview.net, Mar29’19) – Geneva Summit, a coalition of 25 human rights organizations, has on Mar 27 presented its 2019 Courage Award to amateur Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen, a former political prisoner in Chinese ruled Tibet. The coalition has chosen the Tibetan for the award “for inspiring the world with his […]

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President Xi greeted with Tibetan protest rally in Paris

March 28, 2019 5:04 am0 comments
President Xi greeted with Tibetan protest rally in Paris

(TibetanReview.net, Mar27’19) – Tibetans and others estimated to range from hundreds to more than a thousand have greeted visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping with a protest rally in the French capital Paris on Mar 24 afternoon, marching with Tibetan flags and carrying placards, calling for freedom in Tibet and the […]

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Tibet caucus set up in Taipei City Council

March 17, 2019 11:02 pm0 comments
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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Prague city welcomes exile Tibetan leader in reversal of a 2016 Xi event

March 9, 2019 12:45 am0 comments
Prague city welcomes exile Tibetan leader in reversal of a 2016 Xi event

(TibetanReview.net, Mar08’19) – In something of a historic reversal of a controversial event which took place in 2016, the new mayor of Prague, capital of the Czech Republic, has officially welcomed and presented a symbolic key to the city gates to President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) […]

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UK’s ruling party’s rights body seeks review of Confucius Institutes on university campuses

February 22, 2019 1:28 am0 comments
UK’s ruling party’s rights body seeks review of Confucius Institutes on university campuses

(TibetanReview.net, Feb21’19) – The human right commission of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party has called for a review of all agreements between British institutions and the Confucius Institutes run by a body under China’s Ministry of Education, reported the Mandarin Service of rfa.org Feb 19. It has said the institutes could […]

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China denies directing anti-Tibetan, anti-Uyghur campaigns in Canadian campuses, but strongly praises them

February 19, 2019 5:07 am0 comments
China denies directing anti-Tibetan, anti-Uyghur campaigns in Canadian campuses, but strongly praises them

(TibetanReview.net, Feb17’19) – China has expressed support for its students in Canada who issued threats of vile physical assault and hurled racist taunts on a 22-year-old fellow-student of Tibetan ethnicity who won the election as the president of the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus Student Union while officially denying having […]

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Tibetan filmmaker gets top prize at French festival of Asian films

February 17, 2019 12:00 am0 comments
Tibetan filmmaker gets top prize at French festival of Asian films

(TibetanReview.net, Feb15’19) – A Tibetan filmmaker from Chinese ruled Tibetan territory of Qinghai has won three of this year’s 12 awards, including the top prize, at the festival of Asian films called the Festival International des Cinémas d’Asie (Fica). The festival was held in the Fica theatre, located in the […]

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Event thanks America for 60 years of Tibet support

February 16, 2019 12:10 am0 comments
Event thanks America for 60 years of Tibet support

(TibetanReview.net, Feb15’19) – A “Thank You, America” event hosted by the Office of Tibet, the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) and the Capital Area Tibetan Association, was held on Feb 12 to celebrate 60 years of American support for the Tibetan people. Guests who attended the event, held apparently at […]

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