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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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Prehistoric relatives of modern humans lived on Tibetan Plateau 160,000 yrs ago

May 5, 2019 12:51 am0 comments
Prehistoric relatives of modern humans lived on Tibetan Plateau 160,000 yrs ago

(TibetanReview.net, May04’19) – A lineage of prehistoric relatives of modern humans had lived on the Tibetan Plateau around 160,000 years ago. The finding was reported by Chinese and overseas researchers following the discovery of a lower jaw in a cave in the Xiahe (Tibetan: Sangchu) County of what is now […]

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Pro-Tibet Prague mayor refuses to be cowered by China’s reprisal

May 2, 2019 12:13 am0 comments
Pro-Tibet Prague mayor refuses to be cowered by China’s reprisal

(TibetanReview.net, May01’19) – For welcoming in March this year President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration, China has sought to punish the Czech capital Prague by cancelling many concerts and cultural events of Prague-based cultural organisations in China, reported europeaninterest.eu Apr 29. But the city’s mayor and his party […]

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Qinghai announced new rule to help migrants, encourage inter-ethnic marriage

May 1, 2019 11:48 pm0 comments
Qinghai announced new rule to help migrants, encourage inter-ethnic marriage

(TibetanReview.net, May01’19) – The Chinese government of the traditionally Tibetan territory of what is now Qinghai Province has launched a Rule to Promote Ethnic Unity and Progress of Qinghai Province, making it illegal to, among other things, interfere with others’ freedom of marriage in the name of religious belief. Ostensibly […]

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China reported to have deployed strategic bombers, guided missile base in continuing militarization of Tibet

April 29, 2019 4:27 am0 comments
China reported to have deployed strategic bombers, guided missile base in continuing militarization of Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr28’19) – While talking peace and good-neighbourly relations with India, China is said to be massively building its military preparedness directed against the country. China is quietly building up its military presence in Tibet and upgrading many airfields for military use and has now deployed one of its deadliest […]

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