Tribal neighbours demand end to land leased to Tibetan refugees in Indian state

September 17, 2019 4:19 am0 comments
Tribal neighbours demand end to land leased to Tibetan refugees in Indian state

(TibetanReview.net, Sep16’19) – Tribal neighbours of a 56-year-old Tibetan refugee settlement in the Indian state of Odisha (formerly Orissa) are demanding the eviction of the settlement residents, reported newindianexpress.com Sep 15. The report said the tribals were accusing the Tibetans of being in illegal encroachment of the land which was […]

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Ungentlemanly Nepal has deported six Tibetan asylum seekers

September 11, 2019 1:54 am0 comments
Ungentlemanly Nepal has deported six Tibetan asylum seekers

(TibetanReview.net, Sep10’19) – Brushing aside pleas from local bystanders and, in fact, warning them against speaking about it, police in Nepal’s northwestern corner district of Humla have on Sep 5 evening dragged away and handed over to Chinese border forces six Tibetans who had just crossed over to seek asylum, […]

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Sogyal Rinpoche: End of bestselling Tibetan Buddhist master scarred by abuse allegations

August 30, 2019 5:40 am0 comments
Sogyal Rinpoche: End of bestselling Tibetan Buddhist master scarred by abuse allegations

(TibetanReview.net, Aug29’19) – Sogyal Lakar, better known as Sogyal Rinpoche, one of the most prominent Tibetan Buddhist masters living in the West, best known for a long time by his bestseller The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying but whose reputation was badly sullied in recent years by allegations of […]

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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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‘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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China thwart’s Kiwi boy’s football dream for being Tibetan

July 3, 2019 10:00 pm0 comments
China thwart’s Kiwi boy’s football dream for being Tibetan

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’19) – By adopting indefinite procedural delays, China has effectively sabotaged the participation of a 14-year-old Kiwi boy whose father is Tibetan in the Gothia Cup – the “Youth World Cup” – tournament, which will open on Aug 12 in Chengyang district in Qingdao Province. On its website, the […]

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United States seeks Nepal’s clarification for deporting its citizen as Dalai Lama agent

June 29, 2019 1:12 am0 comments
United States seeks Nepal’s clarification for deporting its citizen as Dalai Lama agent

(TibetanReview.net, Jun28’19) – After deporting on Jun 22 a man for being an alleged agent of the Dalai Lama, as if that, even if true, is any sort of any danger to any country, Nepal has a serious bit of question to answer to the United States: Are US citizens […]

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Tibetan asylum seekers in France rehoused after their camp dismantled, 80 others remain hopeful

June 1, 2019 1:26 am0 comments
Tibetan asylum seekers in France rehoused after their camp dismantled, 80 others remain hopeful

(TibetanReview.net, May31’19) – French authorities have dismantled a camp that was home to over 200 Tibetan asylum seekers in the district of Conflans, located some 30 kilometers from capital Paris, with plans to rehouse them, reported en.rfi.fr May 29. However, due to shortage of beds in state-run hostels and a […]

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Tibetans, Taiwanese absent from Modi’s swearing in as latter is headed for series of Xi meetings

May 31, 2019 12:58 am0 comments
Tibetans, Taiwanese absent from Modi’s swearing in as latter is headed for series of Xi meetings

(TibetanReview.net, May30’19) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India has begun his second term May 30 on an apparently pro-China message. Unlike in 2014, neither the executive head of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) nor Taiwan’s New Delhi representative was among the invitees at his swearing-in ceremony. Although widely seen […]

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US Ambassador on week-long Tibet visit on rare permit from China

May 21, 2019 11:20 pm0 comments
US Ambassador on week-long Tibet visit on rare permit from China

(TibetanReview.net, May20’19) – Such is the difficulty and rarity of a permit for a Western diplomat – or a UN human rights official too, for that matter – to visit Tibet that just allowing one makes international news headlines. In a first since 2015, China has permitted US Ambassador Terry […]

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