China protests Tibet booth at South Korean university student festival

November 18, 2018 1:01 am0 comments
China protests Tibet booth at South Korean university student festival

(TibetanReview.net, Nov16, 2018) – Calling it a mistake, claimed Chinese students at a South Korean university and the Chinese embassy in the country have protested against the placing of Tibet and India in a separate common booth at an international student festival on Nov 14. The university has said it […]

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Karmapa awaits Indian visa for this month’s religious meet in Dharamshala

November 3, 2018 6:22 am1 comment
Karmapa awaits Indian visa for this month’s religious meet in Dharamshala

(TibetanReview.net, Nov02, 2018) – The Karmapa has cited difficulties presented by the government-of-India-issued Identity Certificate (IC) at airports, including even lack of acceptability, to explain why he had to acquire a Commonwealth of Dominica passport. IC is the document the government of India issues to Tibetans living in the country […]

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Karmapa’s November visit to Dharamshala seen as uncertain

October 29, 2018 4:59 am0 comments
Karmapa’s November visit to Dharamshala seen as uncertain

(TibetanReview.net, Oct28, 2018) – Conflicting reports cast doubts on whether the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje will be able to travel to Dharamsala, India, next month to take part in a meeting of Tibet’s top religious figures. Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, is seen as being likely to discuss […]

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Tibetan youth activists held in N Delhi as they protested against visiting Chinese delegation

October 24, 2018 10:48 pm0 comments
Tibetan youth activists held in N Delhi as they protested against visiting Chinese delegation

(TibetanReview.net, Oct24, 2018) – Some 35 activists of the Tibetan Youth Congress, which campaigns for the restoration of Tibet’s independence, were taken away by police as they protested outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on Oct 23. The occasion was the visit by a Chinese delegation led by State […]

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The two Karmapas meet to get to know each other, agree to work amicably

October 13, 2018 12:27 am0 comments
The two Karmapas meet to get to know each other, agree to work amicably

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2018) – In what is seen as a sudden development, the two 17th Karmapa reincarnate claimants put forward by rival regents designated for the recognition of the reincarnation of the 16th Karmapa have met at an undisclosed location in rural France over four days and issued a joint […]

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Tibet group in the Czech Republic, largest in Europe, launched

October 12, 2018 12:58 am0 comments
Tibet group in the Czech Republic, largest in Europe, launched

(TibetanReview.net, Oct11, 2018) – A cross-party Tibet group established in the parliament of the Czech Republic in September was formally inaugurated on Oct 9. It is the largest Tibet support group in Europe. The launch of the group was made on the occasion of the holding of this year’s Forum […]

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Tibet group re-established in French National Assembly

October 11, 2018 5:11 am0 comments
Tibet group re-established in French National Assembly

(TibetanReview.net, Oct10, 2018) – Seventeen MPs from four political parties have come together to constitute on Oct 7 the 15th edition of a Tibet advocacy group in the Lower Chamber of the French parliament, said a statement from the Bureau du Tibet, Paris, of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Oct […]

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Swiss MPs fearful of seeking accountable rights dialogue with China?

October 8, 2018 1:52 am0 comments
Swiss MPs fearful of seeking accountable rights dialogue with China?

(TibetanReview.net, Oct07, 2018) – Switzerland has since 1991 been holding human rights dialogues with China. But no one knows what is exactly discussed and how this has been helpful in improving the patently horrendous situation in China. Barbara Gysi, a centre-left Social Democratic Party parliamentarian, being concerned, sought to introduce […]

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Tibetans in India no longer need to visit FRRO for Exit Permit, Return Visa

October 7, 2018 12:41 am0 comments
Tibetans in India no longer need to visit FRRO for Exit Permit, Return Visa

(TibetanReview.net, Oct06, 2018) – Tibetans registered as foreigners in Indian no longer need to visit their concerned Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) for the purposes of obtaining an Exit Permit and a Return Visa for their travels abroad. All they need to do is to register online by creating a […]

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India seeks Karmapa’s return even as he acquires Dominican passport

October 4, 2018 11:46 pm0 comments
India seeks Karmapa’s return even as he acquires Dominican passport

(TibetanReview.net, Oct04, 2018) – The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje is reported to have acquired a Dominican Republic passport in order to be able to travel freely to his many centres across the world even as New Delhi continues to urge him to return to India as desired by his […]

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