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Law seeking unhindered access to Tibet for Americans clears House committee

July 28, 2018 6:33 pm1 comment
Law seeking unhindered access to Tibet for Americans clears House committee

(TibetanReview.net, Jul28, 2018) – The House Judiciary Committee of the US Congress has on Jul 25 unanimously approved the long-pending bill for Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act, paving the way for its discussion and voting on the floor of the House of Representatives. The bipartisan legislation seeks to ensure that […]

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US Congress approves budget proposal that includes $17 million for Tibetan programs

March 25, 2018 1:22 am0 comments
US Congress approves budget proposal that includes $17 million for Tibetan programs

(TibetanReview.net, Mar24, 2018) – That the US Congress has managed to reach a decision to approve a spending bill of $1.3 billion through the remaining six months of the current fiscal year ending Sep 30, 2018 has come as a good news to the Tibetan people for its total of […]

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Draft US Congress resolutions declare Mar 10 ‘Tibetan Rights Day’

February 18, 2018 11:43 pm0 comments
Draft US Congress resolutions declare Mar 10 ‘Tibetan Rights Day’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb17, 2018) – Companion resolutions were introduced in the two houses of the US Congress by Senators Leahy (D), Feinstein (D), and Cruz (R) and Representatives McGovern (D) and Hultgren (R) to commemorate the 1959 Tibetan Uprising as “Tibetan Rights Day” on Mar 10. The resolutions also express support […]

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Tibet issue raised during US Congress discussion on China’s quest for global power

January 22, 2018 12:00 am0 comments
Tibet issue raised during US Congress discussion on China’s quest for global power

(TibetanReview.net, Jan21, 2018) – The situation in Tibet and the need to pass pending legislations relating to it as a way to address China’s onslaught on American society was discussed during a Special Order session of the US House of Representatives on Jan 18, said Washington-based International Campaign For Tibet […]

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China urged to respect Dalai Lama’s universal right to return home

December 16, 2017 2:41 pm0 comments
China urged to respect Dalai Lama’s universal right to return home

(TibetanReview.net, Dec16, 2017) – Addressing the US House of Representatives on Dec 14 during its special order period, Congressman Jim McGovern, a senior House Democrat and co-chair of the bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, has cited Article 13 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to call on China […]

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US Congress asked to require Chinese state journalists to register as foreign agents

November 17, 2017 10:53 pm0 comments
US Congress asked to require Chinese state journalists to register as foreign agents

(TibetanReview.net, Nov17, 2017) – A key statutory commission on US policy towards China has asked the US Congress to require Chinese state media entities to register as foreign agents, plugging a current loophole and noting their involvement in spying and propaganda, reported Reuters Nov 14. It cited the annual report […]

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