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Tibetan kickboxer wins Swiss world championship by knockout

December 1, 2017 10:15 pm0 comments
Tibetan kickboxer wins Swiss world championship by knockout

(TibetanReview.net, Nov30, 2017) – A Tibetan fighter has won the Swiss Championship of a world kickboxing tournament held in Zurich recently, reported the Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia, Washington. The report said the Tibetan fighter, who goes by the name of ‘Yeshi Tibet’, knocked out his opponent, who was named […]

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WHAT’S LEFT BEHIND

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WHAT’S LEFT BEHIND

By Mark Austin* Two More Years by Tendar Tsering Paperback (2017) Price: $6.99 Leave your occupied country, and your family, for an outside chance at a better life. Know that in doing so you will see neither again for many years—if ever. Or stay, and see your whole life stretch ahead […]

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Monk dead in 150th protest self-immolation in Chinese ruled Tibet

November 30, 2017 2:22 pm0 comments
Monk dead in 150th protest self-immolation in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov30, 2017) – An elderly Tibetan Buddhist monk has died on Nov 26 in yet another protest self-immolation in Chinese ruled Tibet, with the incident having occurred in Karze (Chinese: Ganzi) County of Sichuan Province. The self-immolator has been named as Tenga, a 63-year-old monk originally from the county’s […]

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Taiwan parliament approves bill to shut down Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission

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Taiwan parliament approves bill to shut down Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission

(TibetanReview.net, Nov30, 2017) – The parliament of Taiwan has on Nov 28 approved a bill to dissolve the cabinet-level Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission (MTAC) which has a murky history of bankrolling anti-establishment elements within the Tibetan exile community until the early 90’s. It was only after Taiwan became a […]

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China demands ‘respect’ for resuming soccer ties with Germany

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China demands ‘respect’ for resuming soccer ties with Germany

(TibetanReview.net, Nov29, 2017) – Following its under-20 team’s departure after cancelling a series of friendly matches with fourth division clubs, protesting against displays of Tibetan flags, China has said Nov 27 that it was still open to soccer cooperation with Germany if the latter handled such incidents properly. On Nov […]

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Exile Tibetan MPs lobby for support in Brussels

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Exile Tibetan MPs lobby for support in Brussels

(TibetanReview.net, Nov29, 2017) – A delegation of four members of the Tibetan parliament in exile at Dharamshala, India, has met with the Special Envoy of the European Union’s Freedom of Religion/Belief and spoken on the situation in Chinese ruled Tibet in the European Parliament following their arrival in Brussels on […]

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WEEKLY CARTOON

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WEEKLY CARTOON

Weekly Cartoon from Jamyang Phuntsok

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Kashag to discuss memo protesting removal of Office of Tibet Representative, Washington, DC

November 28, 2017 9:50 pm1 comment
Kashag to discuss memo protesting removal of Office of Tibet Representative, Washington, DC

(TibetanReview.net, Nov28, 2017) – Around 100 Tibetans in Dharamshala as well as from Nepal, Delhi, Bylakuppe, Dehradun and elsewhere staged a protest Nov 27 at the secretariat of the Central Tibetan Administration over the recent abrupt dismissal of the Representative Mr Penpa Tsering of the Office of Tibet, Washington, DC. […]

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Irked by Tibetan flag displays, China’s under-20 football team decamps Germany in a huff

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Irked by Tibetan flag displays, China’s under-20 football team decamps Germany in a huff

(TibetanReview.net, Nov28, 2017) – After being postponed “at least until the winter break”, the schedule of China’s under-20 football team to play a series of weekend friendly matches with 15 more fourth-division teams in Germany stands cancelled due to dispute over Tibetan flag displays. A Chinese-language commentary in China’s sole […]

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Tibetan Diaspora: A Study of Citizenship and Identity

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Tibetan Diaspora: A Study of Citizenship and Identity

The growing trend over the last several years among a section of Tibetan youngsters to legally assert their Indian citizenship has given rise to both difficulties and issues within the community for its supposed effect of diluting the freedom struggle. Prof Richa Kumar* carried out a field study of the […]

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