Fire destroys Dalai Lama’s elder brother’s Kalimpong noodle factory

May 8, 2019 4:17 am0 comments
Fire destroys Dalai Lama’s elder brother’s Kalimpong noodle factory

(TibetanReview.net, May07’19) – The Kalimpong Noodle Factory set up by the Dalai Lama’s elder brother Gyalo Thondup in 1967 and still being run by him has been destroyed by fire on May 4 night. But his single-storey residence, located nearby, remained untouched by the raging fire. He was home at […]

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Intelligence consultant reaffirms suspicion about Beijing’s involvement in mortal, vile online threats on Tibetan on her student union election victory

May 6, 2019 9:57 am0 comments
Intelligence consultant reaffirms suspicion about Beijing’s involvement in mortal, vile online threats on Tibetan on her student union election victory

(TibetanReview.net, May05’19) – A consultant to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) has told London-based Free Tibet advocacy group that the death threats and abuse targeted at a Tibetan student who got elected in Feb 2019 as a university student union president in Toronto likely originated from Chinese diplomats in […]

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What the China-disappeared 11th Panchen Lama might look like today

April 26, 2019 1:16 am0 comments
What the China-disappeared 11th Panchen Lama might look like today

(TibetanReview.net, Apr25’19) – Despite China’s sporadic claims that he was attending school and leading a normal life, no one has seen or heard from the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima since May 17, 1995, the day Beijing took him away as a six-year-old boy and rendered him disappeared ever […]

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Support letters from Canadian PM, Immigration Minister for a pro-China purported Tibetan group trashed as fake

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Support letters from Canadian PM, Immigration Minister for a pro-China purported Tibetan group trashed as fake

(TibetanReview.net, Apr25’19) – A letter purported to have been issued by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and circulating on social media, supposedly showing his support for a new and controversial non-profit promoting Tibetan reunification with China, has turned out to be fake, reported thestar.com Apr 23. The report said the […]

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Relatively recent arrivals from Tibet get new village in Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement

April 13, 2019 12:49 am0 comments
Relatively recent arrivals from Tibet get new village in Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement

(TibetanReview.net, Apr12’19) – A new village of 80 houses for accommodating relatively newly arrived refugees from Tibet was inaugurated on Apr 10 at the Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement in Karnataka state, India. The inauguration was made by Home Secretary Mr Wangdu Tsering Pesur of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). Five senior […]

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Protesters at EU-China summit in Brussels seek stronger stand on Xinjiang, Tibet rights situation

April 12, 2019 12:46 am0 comments
Protesters at EU-China summit in Brussels seek stronger stand on Xinjiang, Tibet rights situation

(TibetanReview.net, Apr11’19) – Several hundred people held a demonstration as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang led a delegation to this year’s EU-China summit in Brussels on Apr 10. The human rights campaigners wanted the European Union to be more vocal on the deplorable rights situation in Xinjiang and Tibet. The EU […]

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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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