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New Tibet bill in US Congress targets Chinese leaders who interfere in Dalai Lama reincarnation process

September 17, 2019 4:16 pm0 comments
New Tibet bill in US Congress targets Chinese leaders who interfere in Dalai Lama reincarnation process

(TibetanReview.net, Sep17’19) – A bill has been introduced in the US Congress which if passed will require Chinese officials who attempt to interfere in the reincarnation process of the Tibetan Buddhists to be subjected to targeted sanctions. The bill was introduced in the House of Representatives on Sep 13 and […]

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High-level US delegation to meet with exile Tibetan leadership at D’sala

August 3, 2019 11:36 pm0 comments
High-level US delegation to meet with exile Tibetan leadership at D’sala

(TibetanReview.net, Aug02’19) – A delegation, possibly the largest thus far, from the US Congress is on a two-day visit at Dharamsala beginning Aug 2. The 30-member delegation is led by Congressman David Price and Congressman Vern Buchanan from the House of Democratic Partnership along with their staffers, military escorts, and […]

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US Congress rejects China’s assumption of right to decide on Dalai Lama reincarnation

April 12, 2019 12:25 am0 comments
US Congress rejects China’s assumption of right to decide on Dalai Lama reincarnation

(TibetanReview.net, Apr11’19) – The United States will only go by the Dalai Lama’s own plan for his succession and will in no way accept China’s claim to determine who his reincarnate is, a key Congressional body that oversees US policy in Asia was reported to have been told on Apr […]

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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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