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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Deputy PM said to hold up Nepali permit for Shamarpa last rites

July 27, 2014 4:38 pm0 comments
Deputy PM said to hold up Nepali permit for Shamarpa last rites

(TibetanReview.net, Jul27, 2014) –If direct Chinese pressure was not behind Nepal’s reversal of decision on permitting the body of the late 14th Shamarpa Rinpoche, a Tibetan Buddhist leader, being brought into the country for his final rites, fear of offending Beijing certainly was, according to a myrepublica.com report Jul 25. […]

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Petitioner to appeal for reinstatement of Tibet genocide cases in Spain

July 20, 2014 9:40 am0 comments
Petitioner to appeal for reinstatement of Tibet genocide cases in Spain

(TibetanReview.net, Jul19, 2014) –The main petitioner in the Tibet genocide lawsuits against five retired leaders of China, including two former presidents, has vowed to appeal a Jun 23 High Court ruling which upheld by a 9-7 vote a parliamentary annulment of those cases. Calling the National Court’s decision a result […]

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China retracts Nepal’s permit for Tibetan Lama’s cremation

July 14, 2014 5:02 pm0 comments
China retracts Nepal’s permit for Tibetan Lama’s cremation

(TibetanReview.net, Jul14, 2014) –The government of Nepal has denied permission to a Buddhist monastery in Nepal to bring the deceased body of its spiritual head who had passed away overseas for the purpose of performing the last rites because he happens to be Tibetan and China has objected, reported ekantipur.com […]

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Tibetans in India, Nepal cautioned against traveling to Europe for Asylum

July 12, 2014 4:55 pm0 comments
Tibetans in India, Nepal cautioned against traveling to Europe for Asylum

(TibetanReview.net, Jul12, 2014) –The two members representing Tibetans in Europe in the exile Tibetan parliament at Dharamshala, India, have warned other Tibetans to be fully aware of the refugee laws and policies in Switzerland and Belgium, especially in view of the recent changes in them, before travelling there to try […]

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Deal with Odisha state university to help further Tibetan education

July 9, 2014 11:32 am0 comments
Deal with Odisha state university to help further Tibetan education

(TibetanReview.net, Jul09, 2014) –The KIIT University in the Indian state of Odisha (Formerly Orissa) and the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) have on Jul 4 signed a Memorandum of Understanding in New Delhi to cooperate in areas of mutual interest in education, heritage, social development, livelihood and skill building, reported odishasuntimes.com […]

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Taiwanese bookstore chain bans Tibet books to open China branches

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Taiwanese bookstore chain bans Tibet books to open China branches

(TibetanReview.net, Jul06, 2014) –In preparation for plans to open branches in Suzhou and Shanghai in 2015, Taiwan-based bookstore chain Eslite has removed from its shelves several books about life and activism in Tibet, reported wantchinatimes.com Jul 4. The report cited Hong Kong’s Apple Daily as reporting Jun 19 that the […]

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