Nepal’s tourism industry hit by closure of Tibet borders

June 4, 2015 1:45 am0 comments
Nepal’s tourism industry hit by closure of Tibet borders

(TibetanReview.net, Jun03, 2015) – China has closed all border points along the Nepal-Tibet border following the devastating earthquake of Apr 25. As a result about 25,000 tourists, mostly Indians, planning to visit the Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrimage sites in Tibet, are left in the lurch, reported PTI news agency Jun 1. The […]

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At least 10 Tibetans confirmed killed in Nepal earthquake

May 8, 2015 6:18 pm0 comments
At least 10 Tibetans confirmed killed in Nepal earthquake

(TibetanReview.net, May08, 2015) – At least 10 Tibetans have died and four, including three nuns, were seriously injured in the devastating earthquake which hit Nepal and adjoining territories on Apr 25, said the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, on its Tibet.net website May 6. The report said the exile […]

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Earthquake kills three Tibetans in Nepal, remote settlements out of contact

April 30, 2015 1:17 pm0 comments
Earthquake kills three Tibetans in Nepal, remote settlements out of contact

(TibetanReview.net, Apr30, 2015) – There have so far been three known deaths of Tibetans living in Nepal as a result of the devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake which hit the country on Apr 25. Besides, there have been serious damages to homes and properties of Tibetans living in different parts of the […]

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Report: China brutal in punishing surviving Tibet self-immolators

March 22, 2015 6:12 pm0 comments
Report: China brutal in punishing surviving Tibet self-immolators

(TibetanReview.net, Mar22, 2015) – The few Tibetans who survived after having set themselves on fire in protest against Chinese rule face “extreme physical and psychological suffering”, including amputations, repression and forced disappearance, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) in a report Mar 19. The report documents cases of 20 […]

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Memorial opened for Tibet self-immolators in Taiwan

March 21, 2015 12:50 pm0 comments
Memorial opened for Tibet self-immolators in Taiwan

(TibetanReview.net, Mar21, 2015) – A civil society group campaigning for an independent Taiwan has on Mar 14 inaugurated a Tibetan Uprising Tower and Martyrs Memorial in Caotun, Nantou, in the middle of the country. The tower was built by the Taiwan Tati Cultural and Educational Foundation in memory of the […]

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Report: Torture and impunity endemic in Chinese ruled Tibet

March 2, 2015 3:06 pm0 comments
Report: Torture and impunity endemic in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Mar02, 2015) – Despite official claims otherwise and laws banning it, torture remains endemic in Chinese ruled Tibet and there had been at least 14 deaths as a direct result of it over the period of 2009-2014, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) in a report Feb 26. […]

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US State Department hosts Tibetan New Year reception

February 26, 2015 12:10 am0 comments
US State Department hosts Tibetan New Year reception

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25, 2015) – A reception was held in the US State Department for the first time in honour of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, on Feb 23, for an invited gathering of Americans, diplomats, State Department officials and other dignitaries, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT). This can […]

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Delhi police investigates two Tibetans stabbed to death

February 20, 2015 1:47 am0 comments
Delhi police investigates two Tibetans stabbed to death

(TibetanReview.net, Feb19, 2015) – Two Tibetans – a monk and a layman – were reported murdered just outside the Tibetan colony at Majnu-ka-Tilla in Delhi, India, in the night of Feb 12. A man named Lobsang Chokta, 34, vice-president of Dharamshala-based PEN Tibetan Centre, was found fatally wounded with multiple […]

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Indian university offers 75 professional scholarships to Tibetans

February 13, 2015 1:25 am0 comments
Indian university offers 75 professional scholarships to Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Feb12, 2015) – The Dayananda Sagar University in Bengaluru city of Karnataka state, India, is to offer a total of 75 scholarships to Tibetans for medical, management and engineering courses for the academic year 2015-16. Called the Dalai Lama-DSI Scholarship 2015-16, it was formally launched at a function at […]

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Foreigners can apply online to visit Tibetan settlements in India

February 3, 2015 12:17 pm0 comments
Foreigners can apply online to visit Tibetan settlements in India

(TibetanReview.net, Feb03, 2015) – Foreigners wishing to visit Tibetan settlements in India can now apply for a permit online from the country’s Home Ministry, reported India’s PTI news agency Feb 1. The report said that in order to streamline and facilitate the processing of Protected Area Permit (PAP), the Home […]

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