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US withdrawal from UN rights forum disappoints many nations

June 27, 2018 2:56 am0 comments
US withdrawal from UN rights forum disappoints many nations

(TibetanReview.net, Jun22, 2018) – Apart from human rights organizations, a number of governments have expressed disappointment with the US government for the announcement Jun 19 of its immediate withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council at Geneva. “It is bad news, it is bad news for this council, it […]

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US quits UN rights body for being a club with rights abusers

June 22, 2018 12:09 am0 comments
US quits UN rights body for being a club with rights abusers

(TibetanReview.net, Jun21, 2018) – Lambasting “its chronic bias against Israel” and lamenting the fact that its members included human rights abusers such as China, Cuba, Venezuela and the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United States announced Jun 19 that it was leaving the United Nations Human Rights Council. The move […]

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China angry as US inaugurates new de factor embassy in Taipei

June 14, 2018 1:41 am0 comments
China angry as US inaugurates new de factor embassy in Taipei

(TibetanReview.net, Jun13, 2018) – The United States has on Jun 12 unveiled a new US$256 million representative office in Taiwan’s capital, a de facto embassy that underline’s the strategic importance to it of the democratic, self-ruled island that faces threats of invasion from China which considers it a renegade province. […]

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Secretary of State Pompeo assures comprehensive address of Tibetan issues with Chinese leadership

June 10, 2018 3:13 am0 comments
Secretary of State Pompeo assures comprehensive address of Tibetan issues with Chinese leadership

(TibetanReview.net, Jun09, 2018) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told congress that he will openly and in all major aspects call on China to properly address the issue of Tibet in keeping with the latter’s universal rights obligations. Answering a series of written questions from members of the […]

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China again asked to come clean on Tiananmen massacre anniverary

June 6, 2018 1:29 am0 comments
China again asked to come clean on Tiananmen massacre anniverary

(TibetanReview.net, Jun05, 2018) – The United States has on Jun 4 reiterated its call on China to come clean on its 1989 massacre on the Tiananmen Square of hundreds to possibly thousands of peaceful democracy protesters. China should disclose the details of people killed, detained or missing during the military […]

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China’s Tibetan delegation to US deaf to calls for better deal for Tibet

May 19, 2018 12:15 am0 comments
China’s Tibetan delegation to US deaf to calls for better deal for Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May18, 2018) – A group of Chinese parliament members from Tibet Autonomous Region has received critical appraisal from some US lawmakers but positive indication on aspect of the visit from the Congress’s China group following their different meetings. The delegation’s six-day tour, which covered Washington and San Francisco, concluded […]

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Annual religious freedom report asks Trump Administration to re-designate China as a Country of Particular Concern

April 30, 2018 4:12 am2 comments
Annual religious freedom report asks Trump Administration to re-designate China as a Country of Particular Concern

(TibetanReview.net, Apr29, 2018) – Releasing its latest annual report, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has on Apr 27 recommended that the Trump Administration re-designate China as a Country of Particular Concern, use the Global Magnitsky Act against Chinese officials and agencies responsible for human rights abuses, […]

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US State Department calls for immediate release of Tibet’s top religious figure

April 29, 2018 1:42 am0 comments
US State Department calls for immediate release of Tibet’s top religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, Apr28, 2018) – The US State Department has on Apr 26 called for immediate release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun choekyi Nyima, Tibet’s second prominent religious figure after the Dalai Lama. He was taken away by the Chinese government, along with his family, on May 17, 1995, three […]

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Exile Tibetan leader calls on US lawmakers

April 17, 2018 1:06 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan leader calls on US lawmakers

(TibetanReview.net, Apr16, 2018) – President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, has called on several key federal lawmakers to push Tibet related issues and delivered a university memorial during his visit to the United States beginning Apr 9, according to CTA news reports over Apr […]

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Activist who held Tibet vigil for 18 yrs before Chinese embassy in US passes away

April 2, 2018 12:45 am0 comments
Activist who held Tibet vigil for 18 yrs before Chinese embassy in US passes away

(TibetanReview.net, Apr01, 2018) – A woman who had for more than 18 years staged a solitary weekly protest outside the Chinese Embassy in Washington, DC, armed with a Tibetan national flag and a placard drawing attention to the Tibetan issue, has passed away on Mar 29. Grace Spring, an artist, […]

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