Chinese campaign to disqualify Tibetan from assuming office as student union president in Canada

February 14, 2019 1:27 am0 comments
Chinese campaign to disqualify Tibetan from assuming office as student union president in Canada

(TibetanReview.net, Feb13’19) – Having failed to take her down with posting of threats and personal attacks, racist slurs, and vulgar words in English and Chinese languages on her Lunar New Year post on Instagram, a group of Chinese students have launched a petition calling for the disqualification of Tibetan student […]

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Email spy campaign targeted recipients on CTA mailing list

February 7, 2019 7:44 am0 comments
Email spy campaign targeted recipients on CTA mailing list

(TibetanReview.net, Feb06’19) – Computer researchers have recently detected a malicious email attachment which steals information from users on a mailing list run by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamsala, India. The attacker uses the title of a legitimate download file but the unsuspecting recipient instead gets a malicious software […]

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Tibetan campaigners join protest to urge end to Portland Confucius Institute

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Tibetan campaigners join protest to urge end to Portland Confucius Institute

(TibetanReview.net, Feb06’19) – Students and alumni of Portland State University (PSU) in the USA state of Oregon, including Tibetans, Taiwanese and Chinese, have joined human rights activists on Feb 4 to stage a protest, demanding that the university’s contract with China’s Confucius Institute be not renewed. The occasion was the […]

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Global art group presents annual peace award to Tibetan people

February 5, 2019 1:53 am0 comments
Global art group presents annual peace award to Tibetan people

(TibetanReview.net, Feb04’19) – A non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting “World Peace and Love” through arts and artists from around the world has on Feb 2 honoured the Tibetan community in exile with its Art for Peace Awards 2019. The organizers, the Art 4 Peace group, has praised the Tibetan community […]

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10th Panchen Lama’s 30th death anniversary commemorated in India, China

January 31, 2019 2:01 am0 comments
10th Panchen Lama’s 30th death anniversary commemorated in India, China

(TibetanReview.net, Jan30’19) – The 30th death anniversary of the 10th Panchen Lama Choekyi Gyaltsen, Tibet’s second most influential religious figure, was marked at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in northern India as well as by the Chinese in Beijing on Jan 26 and 28 respectively. The late Panchen Lama was co-opted […]

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Karmapa still waiting to hear from New Delhi on his visa application

January 25, 2019 1:22 am0 comments
Karmapa still waiting to hear from New Delhi on his visa application

(TibetanReview.net, Jan24’19) – Contrary to previous Indian media reports which cited government officials as saying he had not responded to offers to grant him visa, the Karmapa has said he has continued to remain in contact with New Delhi and was still waiting for a response to his application. In […]

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Steep increase in penalty for Tibetans failing to renew their Indian stay permit

January 22, 2019 3:47 am0 comments
Steep increase in penalty for Tibetans failing to renew their Indian stay permit

(TibetanReview.net, Jan21’19) – Tibetans registered as foreigners in India, even if they may otherwise be citizens by birth, are required to pay penalty amounts applicable to those who overstay their visas if they fail to renew their Registration Certificate (RC) on time, according to an advisory issued by the Central […]

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Tibetan Buddhist centre signs academic deal with Goa University

January 20, 2019 5:32 am0 comments
Tibetan Buddhist centre signs academic deal with Goa University

(TibetanReview.net, Jan19’19) – Drepung Loseling, a section of one of the great Tibetan Buddhist seats of learning re-established in exile in the Mundgod Tibetan Settlement in Karnataka state of India, has on Jan 14 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Goa University to promote academic research that will further […]

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Top Tibet advocacy group names programmes after Dalai Lama’s late special envoy

January 19, 2019 12:55 am0 comments
Top Tibet advocacy group names programmes after Dalai Lama’s late special envoy

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’19) – Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) said Jan 16 that all its Tibetan empowerment programmes, numbering six, have been named after the Dalai Lama’s late special envoy Mr Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari. Mr Gyari was also, for long, the ICT’s executive head and later executive board head. The […]

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Nyingma Tibetan Buddhists select Dzogchen Rinpoche as new head

January 18, 2019 2:16 am0 comments
Nyingma Tibetan Buddhists select Dzogchen Rinpoche as new head

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17’19) – The heads of the principal monasteries of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism have on Jan 15 chosen the 7th Dzogchen Rinpoche Jigme Losel Wangpo as their new leader. This followed the sudden passing away in Nov 2018 of Kathok Getse Rinpoche in Nepal, who held that […]

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