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US annual report highlights China’s forced assimilation, suppression of Tibetan Buddhists

May 1, 2019 11:34 pm0 comments
US annual report highlights China’s forced assimilation, suppression of Tibetan Buddhists

(TibetanReview.net, May01’19) – In the name of “Sinicizing” Tibetan Buddhism, the Chinese government sought to forcibly bring the Tibetan people’s religious faith under party-based state control in 2018, said the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its latest annual report released on Apr 29. The report documents China’s […]

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First Tibetan member of US global religious freedom body unanimously elected as its chair

June 15, 2018 12:18 am0 comments
First Tibetan member of US global religious freedom body unanimously elected as its chair

(TibetanReview.net, Jun14, 2018) – A Tibetan academic and Buddhist scholar has been unanimously elected on Jun 12 as the Chair of the bipartisan US Commission on International Religious Freedom. The commission monitors state of religious freedom across the world and recommends policy measures to the US government and congress to […]

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