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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Tibetans protest against Belgium’s unfair asylum decision

May 21, 2014 5:20 am0 comments

(TibetanReview.net, May17, 2014) – Some 118 people, including 110 Tibetans and 8 Tibet supporters, staged a protest on May 13 in front of the Council for Foreigners Disputes in Belgium’s capital Brussels. The protest targeted Belgium’s change in asylum law in 2013 and its unfair and improper implementation on Tibetan […]

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Shugden supporters join China to praise Norway’s snub to Dalai Lama

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(TibetanReview.net, May08, 2014) – Practitioners, mostly Westerners, of a highly controversial spirit call Dorje Shugden among a section of Tibetan Buddhists have supported Norwegian government leaders’ decision not to meet with the Dalai Lama and have vowed to protest against the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet during his May 7-9 […]

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German Buddhists criticize Shugden protest plan against Dalai Lama

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(TibetanReview.net, May07, 2014) – Ahead of a visit to Frankfurt later this month by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, the DBO (German Buddhist Monastic Association) has on May 6 criticized UK-based New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) group for their planned protest against him. The DBO has accused the group […]

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Not many Tibetans register as voters in India

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(TibetanReview.net, May03, 2014) – Only a small number of born Tibetan citizens of India, hitherto considered as foreigners, appear to have registered to vote in the ongoing general election in India following a clearance given by the Election Commission of India in February this year. In the Kangra district of […]

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