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A CORRECTION

November 7, 2018 12:19 am0 comments
A CORRECTION

It was inadvertently mentioned in our stories titled “Karmapa’s November visit to Dharamshala seen as uncertain” dated Oct 28’18 and “Karmapa awaits Indian visa for this month’s religious meet in Dharamshala” Nov 2’18 (last para), that the Karmapa had acquired a passport of the Dominican Republic which recently switched diplomatic […]

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UN experts question China’s discriminatory passport policy towards Tibetans

August 13, 2018 4:48 pm0 comments
UN experts question China’s discriminatory passport policy towards Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Aug13, 2018) – China’s discriminatory passport policy towards Tibetans was one of the many issues on which the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has sought answer from China at its ongoing review of the country’s compliance with the relevant UN rights document, reproted the Central […]

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Qinghai Tibetans banned from travelling overseas, listening to Dalai Lama

January 26, 2018 11:50 pm0 comments
Qinghai Tibetans banned from travelling overseas, listening to Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jan26, 2018) – Chinese authorities have denied passports to Tibetans in Qinghai Province, preventing thousands of them from travelling for pilgrimage, business, and holidays, reported the Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia (Washington) Jan 24. The overriding purpose was stated to be to pre-empt them from attending religious teachings […]

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India to allow Tibetan passport holders to revert to their ‘refugee’ status

December 11, 2017 3:25 am0 comments
India to allow Tibetan passport holders to revert to their ‘refugee’ status

(TibetanReview.net, Dec10, 2017) – A number of Tibetan “refugees” have applied to surrender their Indian passport in order not to lose their Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) privileges, according to a hindustantimes.com report Dec 9. The report cited government officials as saying around 30 requests had already been received for cancellation […]

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