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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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China fails to thwart dissident from addressing UN Human Rights Council

March 22, 2018 10:58 pm0 comments
China fails to thwart dissident from addressing UN Human Rights Council

(TibetanReview.net, Mar22, 2018) – The Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action says non-governmental organisations “should be free to carry out their human rights activities, without interference”. And sure enough, on Mar 20, as Yang Jianli, a dissident in exile in the United States, addressed the UN Human Rights Council during […]

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China expresses anger as Trump signs bill calling for US-Taiwan contacts at all levels

March 19, 2018 10:38 pm0 comments
China expresses anger as Trump signs bill calling for US-Taiwan contacts at all levels

(TibetanReview.net, Mar19, 2018) – China has on Mar 17 expressed “resolute opposition” after US President Donald Trump signed a legislation that encouraged the United States to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa. Like Tibet, China considers Taiwan its internal affair and opposes any kind […]

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Massachusetts colleges asked to shut Chinese gov’t-run propaganda-oriented ties

March 16, 2018 10:13 pm0 comments
Massachusetts colleges asked to shut Chinese gov’t-run propaganda-oriented ties

(TibetanReview.net, Mar15, 2018) – US Representative Seth Moulton has urged two colleges in Massachusetts to cut ties with on-campus institutes that have ties to the Chinese government, promote censorship and undermine human rights, reported the bostonglobe.com Mar 9. It said Moulton, a Democrat representing Salem, had sent letters during the […]

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Mayors of two Compassionate Cities in USA, touring India, to call on Dalai Lama

February 18, 2018 11:52 pm0 comments
Mayors of two Compassionate Cities in USA, touring India, to call on Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Feb18, 2018) – The mayors of two major cities in the USA, Greg Fischer of Louisville in Kentucky and Tom Tait of Anaheim in California, are to call on Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, during the course of their 10-day tour of India, said the […]

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

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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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Senator calls on Florida schools to end Beijing-funded dubious partnership

February 7, 2018 11:22 pm0 comments
Senator calls on Florida schools to end Beijing-funded dubious partnership

(TibetanReview.net, Feb07, 2018) – Republican Senator Marco Rubio is said to be pushing five educational institutions in his home state of Florida to end partnerships with Chinese government-funded programmes that give a distorted teaching of China’s history, language and culture. China runs the programmes, known as “Confucius Institutes”, at hundreds […]

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China angry as US lawmakers nominate Hong Kong democracy activists for Nobel Peace Prize

February 4, 2018 11:40 pm0 comments
China angry as US lawmakers nominate Hong Kong democracy activists for Nobel Peace Prize

(TibetanReview.net, Feb04, 2018) – China has on Feb 2 accused two US lawmakers of “meddling” in its internal affairs after they nominated three former student leaders of Hong Kong’s 2014 pro-democracy movement for the Nobel Peace Prize, reported the Cantonese Service of rfa.org Feb 2. Ten other US lawmakers were […]

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US House Minority Leader publicly welcomes Tibetan filmmaker after his escape from Chinese rule

January 19, 2018 1:14 am0 comments
US House Minority Leader publicly welcomes Tibetan filmmaker after his escape from Chinese rule

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18, 2018) – US Democratic Party and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has on Jan 14 accorded a public welcome to former Tibetan political prisoner Dhondup Wangchen,  complimenting his “courageous escape” from Chinese occupied Tibet to San Francisco where he now lives with his wife and three children. “He […]

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