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US speaks of Nepal’s promise to protect Tibetan refugees

March 21, 2019 3:41 am0 comments
US speaks of Nepal’s promise to protect Tibetan refugees

(TibetanReview.net, Mar20’19) – The US has reminded Nepal Mar 19 that it had assured in Dec 2018 to continue to protect the rights of the Tibetan refugees living in the country, meaning, basically, that those escaping from Tibet will not be sent back. “Recognising your own experience as a political […]

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US annual report finds rights violations in Tibet severe and significant

March 16, 2019 12:54 am0 comments
US annual report finds rights violations in Tibet severe and significant

(TibetanReview.net, Mar15’19) – During the past year, the people of Tibet faced immense discrimination under Chinese rule, severe restrictions on their most basic rights and increasing isolation from the outside world, said the United States State Department in its global Human Rights Report for 2018 released on Mar 13. The […]

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New US budget allocates $17 million for Tibet projects

February 22, 2019 10:11 am0 comments
New US budget allocates $17 million for Tibet projects

(TibetanReview.net, Feb21’19) – The US government has approved a new total of $17 million funding for Tibet-related projects in its latest budget which also averted a government shutdown. President Donald Trump signed the ‘Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019’ on Feb 15, sanctioning the fiscal year 2019 funding for several government departments […]

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Tibet included in new law enhancing US leadership in the Indio-Pacific Region

January 5, 2019 8:01 am0 comments
Tibet included in new law enhancing US leadership in the Indio-Pacific Region

(TibetanReview.net, Jan04’19) – Tibet has been included in a new US law aimed at developing a long-term strategic vision and policy for the country in the Indo-Pacific region. The law, titled as the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018 (S.2736), was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Dec […]

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China demands retraction of US reciprocal access to Tibet bill

December 15, 2018 5:21 pm0 comments
China demands retraction of US reciprocal access to Tibet bill

(TibetanReview.net, Dec15, 2018) – In its first official reaction on the issue, China on Dec 14 criticized the US Congress’s passage of the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act and called on President Donald Trump not to sign it into law. Reports say, however, that President Trump is expected to sign […]

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China criticizes US reciprocal access to Tibet bill as interference

December 11, 2018 9:59 pm0 comments
China criticizes US reciprocal access to Tibet bill as interference

(TibetanReview.net, Dec11, 2018) – Crediting President Donald Trump for the waning impact of human rights issues on Sino-US ties since he assumed office, China’s official media has, on Dec 10, accused the US Congress of still paying close attention to it and of constantly raking it up, referring to the […]

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Law for reciprocal access to Tibet approved by US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

December 1, 2018 12:38 am0 comments
Law for reciprocal access to Tibet approved by US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

(TibetanReview.net, Nov30, 2018) – The bill for Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act meandering through the US Congress since Apr 4, 2017, when it was introduced in both the Chambers, passed a major milestone on Nov 28 when it was unanimously approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The Act was […]

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Exile Tibetan President calls on US lawmakers, meets with State Department officials

November 18, 2018 2:18 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan President calls on US lawmakers, meets with State Department officials

(TibetanReview.net, Nov17, 2018) – President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, was stated to have met with some US lawmakers as well as Senate and House staffers during his visit to Washington, DC, over Nov 13-15. He has also met with some state department officials […]

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US annual rights report urges more pressure on China over Tibet issue

October 13, 2018 12:47 am0 comments
US annual rights report urges more pressure on China over Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2018) – The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) of the United States has on Oct 10 referred to the deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet, as in China, and called on lawmakers and the Trump Administration to push for reciprocal access to Tibet and renewed dialogue between China […]

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US House passes bill to seek Tibet’s opening up

September 28, 2018 12:35 am0 comments
US House passes bill to seek Tibet’s opening up

(TibetanReview.net, Sep27, 2018) – A bipartisan bill seeking to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny American citizens, including especially government officials and journalists, access to Tibet has been passed by unanimous voice vote in the House of Representatives on Sep 25. And it is hoped that a […]

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