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China makes clear it won’t accept negative Tibet report from visiting US ambassador

May 21, 2019 11:34 pm0 comments
China makes clear it won’t accept negative Tibet report from visiting US ambassador

(TibetanReview.net, May21’19) – China has made it clear May 20 that it expected the US ambassador to conform to its propaganda claim that all was well in Tibet under its rule as it permitted the latter to undertake a rare, week-long tour of Qinghai Province and Tibet Autonomous Region over […]

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US Ambassador on week-long Tibet visit on rare permit from China

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US Ambassador on week-long Tibet visit on rare permit from China

(TibetanReview.net, May20’19) – Such is the difficulty and rarity of a permit for a Western diplomat – or a UN human rights official too, for that matter – to visit Tibet that just allowing one makes international news headlines. In a first since 2015, China has permitted US Ambassador Terry […]

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Tibetan prefecture orders schools to switch to Chinese medium this fall

May 19, 2019 11:05 pm0 comments
Tibetan prefecture orders schools to switch to Chinese medium this fall

(TibetanReview.net, May18’19) – In a further tightening of China’s so-called bilingual teaching programme, authorities in Golog (Chinese: Guoluo) Prefecture of Qinghai Province have ordered schools to stop teaching all subjects in Tibetan except the Tibetan language in first grade classes, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org May 16, citing official […]

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Senate motion in Canada urges autonomy, rights support for Tibet

May 18, 2019 12:53 am0 comments
Senate motion in Canada urges autonomy, rights support for Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May17’19) – A Motion on Tibet was introduced in the Senate of the Canadian parliament on May 14, urging the government to support genuine autonomy for Tibet based on the Middle Way Approach of the exile Tibetan administration. Conservative Party Senator Thanh Hai Ngo who moved the motion has […]

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32 Congress members urge Trump Administration to act on Tibet Acts

May 15, 2019 11:59 pm0 comments
32 Congress members urge Trump Administration to act on Tibet Acts

(TibetanReview.net, May15’19) – A total of 32 US lawmakers have signed a letter addressed to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, calling for a prompt implementation of two key laws passed by Congress in 2002 and 2018 to guide US policy on Tibet. The letter was released May 13 by Reps. […]

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Gathering of lawmakers from around the world urge China to free up Tibet and settle issue

May 14, 2019 12:58 pm0 comments
Gathering of lawmakers from around the world urge China to free up Tibet and settle issue

(TibetanReview.net, May14’19) – A total of 25 lawmakers from some 13 countries have concluded on May 10 in Latvia’s capital Riga their seventh conference on Tibet since 1994, calling on China to end the repression in the Himalayan territory and open it up, protect the region’s natural environment and hold […]

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US Senators ask gov’t how it could best protect Tibetan religious freedom, including on the reincarnation issue

May 13, 2019 4:16 am0 comments
US Senators ask gov’t how it could best protect Tibetan religious freedom, including on the reincarnation issue

(TibetanReview.net, May12’19) – A bipartisan group of US senators has asked to know from the country’s envoy on religious freedom “how the US can best support Tibetan Buddhists, to include collaboration with the international community to uphold religious freedom, and to convey that religious traditions should not be subject to […]

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China jails Tibetan for demanding Panchen Lama’s release, his aunt for sharing protest info

May 11, 2019 3:41 am0 comments
China jails Tibetan for demanding Panchen Lama’s release, his aunt for sharing protest info

(TibetanReview.net, May10’19) – China has on May 8 jailed a Tibetan youth for four and half years for making a public calls for the release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure recognized by the Dalai Lama in 1995, and an aunt of […]

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China says it uses WeChat to fight ‘separatist’ gang crimes in Tibet

May 9, 2019 1:02 am0 comments
China says it uses WeChat to fight ‘separatist’ gang crimes in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May08’19) – China said May 6 that it was using WeChat to fight “gang crimes” in Tibet, meaning it was being used to report on messages alleged to “spread separatism and create separatist incidents”. Calling it a nationwide tendency to use the advantages of social media to fight crimes, […]

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China’s Panchen presents report card to top leadership

May 8, 2019 4:46 am0 comments
China’s Panchen presents report card to top leadership

(TibetanReview.net, May07’19) – The Beijing-appointed Panchen Lama Gyaltsen Norbu has on May 5 presented his progress report to China’s top political advisor Wang Yang, according to the official Xinhua news agency May 6. The report said Gyaltsen Norbu, appointed by China in 1995 in place of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, proclaimed […]

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