Shugden protesters criticized for advancing China’s agenda on Tibet

November 2, 2014 4:43 pm0 comments
Shugden protesters criticized for advancing China’s agenda on Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov02, 2014) – Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) has on Oct 31 accused members of the “International Shugden Community” of causing great damage to the broader Tibetan issue by trying to undermining the work of the Dalai Lama. Community members, mostly Western followers of some Tibetan Buddhist teachers, […]

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Nepal said to further tighten restrictions on Tibetans

November 1, 2014 1:58 pm0 comments
Nepal said to further tighten restrictions on Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Nov01, 2014) – Nepal said it had decided to withhold documents, and even the status of “refugee”, to Tibetans who arrive on its territory from Chinese ruled Tibet, reported asianews.it Oct 29. It was not clear from the report, however, whether Nepal was simply reiterating its existing policy, which […]

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Dharamshala hosts three film festivals

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Dharamshala hosts three film festivals

(TibetanReview.net, Oct31, 2014) – It’s the film festival season at Dharamshala, India, with three events marking their 6th, 10th and 3rd years of holding them. The two to five-day festivals are being held over the period of Oct 25 to Nov 2, with the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) […]

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Tibet gov’t head seeks stern Nepali action against ‘anti-China elements’

October 30, 2014 9:46 pm0 comments
Tibet gov’t head seeks stern Nepali action against ‘anti-China elements’

(TibetanReview.net, Oct30, 2014) – Leading a delegation of six-members from Oct 27 to 31, the Chairman of the Chinese government in the Tibet Autonomous Region Mr Luosang Jiangcun has called on Nepal to curb alleged “anti-China activities” in the country while also discussing further strengthening of measures to prevent unauthorized […]

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Jailed Tibetan filmmaker gets Oslo creative dissent award

October 26, 2014 2:10 pm0 comments
Jailed Tibetan filmmaker gets Oslo creative dissent award

(TibetanReview.net, Oct26, 2014) – Tibetan amateur filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen, freed by China in June this year after completing his sentence, was conferred one of the awards of the 2014 Václav Havel International Prize with Creative Dissent by the Oslo Freedom Forum on Oct 22. The forum brings together some of […]

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China directs UN rights chief to ‘regular channel’ for Tibet visit plea

October 25, 2014 1:26 pm0 comments
China directs UN rights chief to ‘regular channel’ for Tibet visit plea

(TibetanReview.net, Oct25, 2014) – China has refused to confirm that the UN’s top human rights official will be permitted to visit Tibet, though leaving a window of opportunity open for him. Reuters Oct 23 cited Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying as telling a daily briefing that Mr Zeid Ra’ad al […]

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Excellence in independent German reporting on Tibet awards presented

October 23, 2014 12:02 am0 comments
Excellence in independent German reporting on Tibet awards presented

(TibetanReview.net, Oct22, 2014) – Independent jurists on Oct 18 presented in Berlin the first prize of the “Snow Lion” award instituted by the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) Germany to Filmmakers and authors Thomas Weidenbach and Shi Ming for their documentary “Struggle for Tibet”. The documentary is a compelling film […]

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Sikyong meets representatives of Tibetans denied asylum in Belgium

October 20, 2014 3:13 pm0 comments
Sikyong meets representatives of Tibetans denied asylum in Belgium

(TibetanReview.net, Oct20, 2014) – The head of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay on Oct 17 addressed more than 500 Tibetans in the Belgian city of Antwerpen, said the administration on its Tibet.net website Oct 18. It said he spoke to the Tibetans on a range […]

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Dutch gov’t asked to reconsider 60 failed Tibetan asylum cases

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Dutch gov’t asked to reconsider 60 failed Tibetan asylum cases

(TibetanReview.net, Oct20, 2014) – The head of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay on Oct 18 addressed about 350 Tibetans in the Dutch city of Amsterdam, said the exile administration on its Tibet.net website Oct 19. It said he spoke to them about the exile administration’s […]

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Tibetans saddened by German lady benefactor’s passing away

October 7, 2014 11:37 am0 comments
Tibetans saddened by German lady benefactor’s passing away

(TibetanReview.net, Oct07, 2014) – Exile Tibetan leaders have expressed sadness at the passing away in Germany of Mrs Imtraut Wäger who had since 1975 devoted her life to helping Tibetan refugees, especially in the area of education. She passed away in Munich on Oct 2, aged 95. Tibet’s exiled spiritual […]

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