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Some 600 Tibetan asylum seekers in France removed to shelters from forest camp in latest evacuation

December 6, 2019 5:51 am0 comments
Some 600 Tibetan asylum seekers in France removed to shelters from forest camp in latest evacuation

(TibetanReview.net, Dec04’19) – Police in France have on Dec 3 removed some 600 Tibetan asylum-seekers from a camp they had set up in August on the edge of a forest outside Paris and bused them to shelters with better facilities. “It’s unacceptable to let these people live in these conditions,” […]

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Tibetan asylum seekers in France rehoused after their camp dismantled, 80 others remain hopeful

June 1, 2019 1:26 am0 comments
Tibetan asylum seekers in France rehoused after their camp dismantled, 80 others remain hopeful

(TibetanReview.net, May31’19) – French authorities have dismantled a camp that was home to over 200 Tibetan asylum seekers in the district of Conflans, located some 30 kilometers from capital Paris, with plans to rehouse them, reported en.rfi.fr May 29. However, due to shortage of beds in state-run hostels and a […]

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President Xi greeted with Tibetan protest rally in Paris

March 28, 2019 5:04 am0 comments
President Xi greeted with Tibetan protest rally in Paris

(TibetanReview.net, Mar27’19) – Tibetans and others estimated to range from hundreds to more than a thousand have greeted visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping with a protest rally in the French capital Paris on Mar 24 afternoon, marching with Tibetan flags and carrying placards, calling for freedom in Tibet and the […]

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Tibetan filmmaker gets top prize at French festival of Asian films

February 17, 2019 12:00 am0 comments
Tibetan filmmaker gets top prize at French festival of Asian films

(TibetanReview.net, Feb15’19) – A Tibetan filmmaker from Chinese ruled Tibetan territory of Qinghai has won three of this year’s 12 awards, including the top prize, at the festival of Asian films called the Festival International des Cinémas d’Asie (Fica). The festival was held in the Fica theatre, located in the […]

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French parliamentary Tibet group hosts breakfast discussion

December 8, 2018 5:16 pm0 comments
French parliamentary Tibet group hosts breakfast discussion

(TibetanReview.net, Dec08, 2018) – A breakfast discussion was held by the newly reinstituted Tibet Group in the French National Assembly in the National Assembly premises on Dec 5 and featured a presentation by a veteran Tibetologist, said the Central Tibetan Administration on its Tibet.net website Dec 7. Ms Katia Buffetrille, […]

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Dalai Lama’s 83rd birthday marked in French parliament building

July 9, 2018 2:57 am0 comments
Dalai Lama’s 83rd birthday marked in French parliament building

(TibetanReview.net, Jul08, 2018) – Finance Kalon (minister) Mr Karma Yeshi of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, on Jul 6 attended an event in the Lower House of the French parliament premise held to mark the 83rd birthday of the Dalai Lama. It was hosted by Ms Elizabeth […]

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French President supportive of Dalai Lama, but fears offending China

April 28, 2018 12:13 am0 comments
French President supportive of Dalai Lama, but fears offending China

(TibetanReview.net, Apr27, 2018) – French President Emmanuel Macron has on Apr 25 described as “very inspiring” his meeting in Paris with the Dalai Lama, when he was a candidate. However, he has then rejected any prospect of meeting with Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader as President, saying doing so without consulting […]

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Exile Tibetan leader addresses conferences in European and French parliament buildings

January 29, 2018 12:18 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan leader addresses conferences in European and French parliament buildings

(TibetanReview.net, Jan28, 2018) – President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has on Jan 25 addressed a panel discussion in the French parliament building which was chaired by Senator Michel Raison. He has also addressed a conference on Middle Way Approach jointly organised by European Members of Parliament […]

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14 French Senators urge fair trial for Tibetan language activist awaiting verdict for inciting separatism

January 25, 2018 11:25 pm0 comments
14 French Senators urge fair trial for Tibetan language activist awaiting verdict for inciting separatism

(TibetanReview.net, Jan25, 2018) – As Tibetan language activist Tashi Wangchuk awaits verdict for alleged incitement of separatism, 14 French Senators have on Jan 23 called on China to observe internationally recognized legal standards and provide him with a fair and transparent judgment process. Tashi Wangchuk, 32, had launched a personal […]

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