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Himachal state now grants five MBBS seats to Tibetans

June 21, 2018 4:02 am0 comments
Himachal state now grants five MBBS seats to Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Jun19, 2018) – The Education Department of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala has announced Jun 18 that the government of Himachal Pradesh had decided to reserve one more MBBS seat in medical colleges in the state for Tibetan students, taking the total to five. Seats in medical […]

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Tibetan wins seat in Canadian provincial assembly election

June 10, 2018 2:30 am0 comments
Tibetan wins seat in Canadian provincial assembly election

(TibetanReview.net, Jun09, 2018) – Bhutila Karpoche has become the first Tibetan to win a seat in a provincial assembly election in Canada, having won from Parkdale-High Park to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario on Jun 7 night. Most of the Tibetan immigrants to Canada live in Toronto city of Ontario. […]

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Tibetan students in Qinghai complain against one-sided bilingual education

June 3, 2018 5:54 pm0 comments
Tibetan students in Qinghai complain against one-sided bilingual education

(TibetanReview.net, Jun03, 2018) – Seeking a proper implementation of Beijing’s so-called bilingual education system in ethnic minority areas, Tibetan students in Tsoshar (Chinese: Haidong) Prefecture of Qinghai Province have asked for the recruitment of more teachers able to teach not just in the officially dictated Mandarin language but also Tibetan, […]

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United States annual report finds Tibetan Buddhists’ situation under Chinese rule ‘very difficult’

May 31, 2018 10:51 pm0 comments
United States annual report finds Tibetan Buddhists’ situation under Chinese rule ‘very difficult’

(TibetanReview.net, May31, 2018) – Tibetan Buddhists continue to be in a very difficult situation under China which remains a “very troubling” country on religious freedom, US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Mr Sam Brownback has said May 29. The occasion was the release of the US state department’s International Religious […]

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Tibetans lift team champions trophy in China national Equestrian event

May 24, 2018 11:30 pm0 comments
Tibetans lift team champions trophy in China national Equestrian event

(TibetanReview.net, May24, 2018) – The equestrian team from Tibet Autonomous Region was crowned the team champions after a fierce competition in the 2018 National Equestrian Eventing Championships held recently in Tianjin, reported China’s online Tibet news service eng.tibet.cn May 23. The report said Tibetan riders Benpa Tsering and Kelsang Phuntsok […]

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Tibetan county bans exile educated monk-teachers unless they pass Beijing loyalty test

May 17, 2018 12:31 am0 comments
Tibetan county bans exile educated monk-teachers unless they pass Beijing loyalty test

(TibetanReview.net, May16, 2018) – Tibetan monks “wrongly educated” in monasteries in India are banned from teaching in Lithang County which is now part of China’s Sichuan Province unless they cleared an indoctrination course and test designed to ensure their absolute loyalty to Beijing, reported China’s official globaltimes.cn May 15. The […]

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UN experts question Nepal’s lack of protection for Tibetan refugees

May 16, 2018 11:47 pm0 comments
UN experts question Nepal’s lack of protection for Tibetan refugees

(TibetanReview.net, May16, 2018) – In its Concluding Observations on Nepal’s report, the UN Committee on Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has on May 11 expressed concern on the plight of Tibetan refugees living with little or no protection while calling on the country “to ratify international instruments […]

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Tibetan exile wins Indian national film editing award

May 8, 2018 5:40 am0 comments
Tibetan exile wins Indian national film editing award

(TibetanReview.net, May06, 2018) – An exile Tibetan youth was among the recipients at India’s 65th annual National Film Awards at a ceremony in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, on May 3. Tenzin Kunchok and Sanjiv Monga won a ‘Silver Lotus Award (Rajat Kamal)’ and cash prize for the Marathi-language documentary Mrityubhoj (The […]

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China kicks out Tibetan villagers to make way for new airport with little compensation, no alterative livelihood

April 20, 2018 7:23 am0 comments
China kicks out Tibetan villagers to make way for new airport with little compensation, no alterative livelihood

(TibetanReview.net, Apr19, 2018) – “We will never allow one inch of land in Tibet to be separated from China; we will not see one poor person to be left behind; and we will never develop the economy at the expense of the environment,” Wu Yingjie, Party chief of the Tibet […]

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China detains two Tibetan monks for ‘illegal’ WeChat postings

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China detains two Tibetan monks for ‘illegal’ WeChat postings

(TibetanReview.net, Apr19, 2018) – Chinese authorities have taken away two monks in Tsolho (Chinese: Hainan) Prefecture of Qinghai Province during a Legal Education programme for having posted “sensitive pictures and articles” on the popular Chinese messaging App WeChat, said Dharamshala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights Democracy Apr 18. It did […]

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