Spanish Supreme Court asked to reinstate Tibet genocide lawsuits

September 28, 2014 3:11 pm0 comments
Spanish Supreme Court asked to reinstate Tibet genocide lawsuits

(TibetanReview.net, Sep28, 2014) – The CAT (Comité de Apoyo al Tíbet) and the co-plaintiffs Fundación Casa del Tíbet and Thubten Wangchen have on Sep 18 lodged an appeal in Spain’s Supreme Court against the National Court’s decision earlier this year to dismiss the crime against humanity cases against some retired […]

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US university rejects Chinese government funding, and interference

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US university rejects Chinese government funding, and interference

  (TibetanReview.net, Sep28, 2014) – China’s projection of soft power through its use of the Confucius Institute (CI) has suffered a setback with a top US university deciding on Sep 26 not to renew its contract with the Chinese government body, reported qz.com Sep 26. The CI is a language […]

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Over 100 Tibetans held as Chinese president visits India

September 19, 2014 2:11 pm0 comments
Over 100 Tibetans held as Chinese president visits India

(TibetanReview.net, Sep19, 2014) – Police in the Indian cities of Ahmedabad and Delhi detained a total of more than 100 Tibetans, most of them students, over Sep 17-18 in connection with the visit of the Chinese President Mr Xi Jinping, according to newspaper reports. The single largest number of detentions […]

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Tibetan students in Ahmedabad rounded up ahead of Xi’s visit

September 18, 2014 5:54 pm0 comments
Tibetan students in Ahmedabad rounded up ahead of Xi’s visit

(TibetanReview.net, Sep18, 2014) – Scores of pro-Tibet activists staged a demonstration outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on Sep 17 ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s arrival in India for a three-day visit while Tibetans residing or studying in Gujarat state’s Ahmedabad city, where he was to land, were […]

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Arunachal Tibetans’ resettlement in Canada on course

September 3, 2014 3:52 pm0 comments
Arunachal Tibetans’ resettlement in Canada on course

(TibetanReview.net, Sep02, 2014) – A total of 171 of the 890 people from the Tibetan settlements in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh shortlisted through lot drawing for resettlement in Canada have already left, with 52 others leaving this month, said the exile Tibetan administration on its Tibet.net website Sep […]

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Tibetan youth group expels anti-independence regional executives

August 31, 2014 7:26 pm0 comments
Tibetan youth group expels anti-independence regional executives

(TibetanReview.net, Aug31, 2014) – Executive members of eight of the more than 80 worldwide regional chapters of the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the largest Tibetan voluntary grassroots organization, have found themselves booted out after they failed to overturn the organization’s raison d’être, namely campaigning for Tibet’s independence. However the Regional […]

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Italy’s South Tyrol to provide agricultural know-how to exile Tibetans

August 29, 2014 2:20 pm0 comments
Italy’s South Tyrol to provide agricultural know-how to exile Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Aug29, 2014) –Italy’s autonomous province of South Tyrol is to help exile Tibetan settlements in India with agricultural know-how. An agreement for this purpose was signed between the President of South Tyrol, Dr Arno Kompatscher, and the exile Tibetan Home Kalon Mrs Dolma Gyari in the former’s office on […]

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South African MP who fought against Dalai Lama visa ban no more

August 22, 2014 5:48 pm0 comments
South African MP who fought against Dalai Lama visa ban no more

(TibetanReview.net, Aug22, 2014) –Mr Mario Oriani-Ambrosini, an Italian constitutional lawyer and South African Member of Parliament, who in 2012 successfully sued his government for denying visa to the Dalai Lama due to pressure from China has died on Aug 16, aged 53. He died after a protracted and courageous struggle […]

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Tibetan awarded for film on smuggling out a piece of his homeland

August 6, 2014 9:53 pm0 comments
Tibetan awarded for film on smuggling out a piece of his homeland

(TibetanReview.net, Aug06, 2014) – A documentary film featuring the smuggling out of a piece of Tibet, as it were, to the exile Tibetan headquarters at Dharamshala, India, has won its director the Emerging Director Award at the Asian American International Film Festival which concluded in New York City on Aug […]

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Nepal okays Shamarpa’s funeral, set for Jul 31

July 31, 2014 3:27 pm0 comments
Nepal okays Shamarpa’s funeral, set for Jul 31

(TibetanReview.net, Jul31, 2014) – Following sustained lobbying by his followers, Nepal has finally permitted the body of a prominent Tibetan Buddhist teacher to be brought in and cremated in the country as desired by him in his last wishes. Nepali Information Minister Minendra Rijal said a cabinet meeting on Jul […]

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