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US sanctions unnamed Chinese officials for Xinjiang repression

October 11, 2019 4:07 pm0 comments
US sanctions unnamed Chinese officials for Xinjiang repression

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09’19) – The United States State Department has on Oct 8 slapped travel bans on Chinese officials involved in a massive crackdown on Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang. This came a day after the Commerce Department blacklisted Chinese government agencies and a number of Chinese companies that […]

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China rejects ‘Stain of the century’ criticism for its persecution of Uighurs

July 20, 2019 5:47 am0 comments
China rejects ‘Stain of the century’ criticism for its persecution of Uighurs

(TibetanReview.net, Jul19’19) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has on Jul 18 called China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the “stain of the century”, prompting an angry response from Beijing. Addressing a State Department-hosted Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom conference, Pompeo also accused Beijing of pressuring countries not […]

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US report condemns China for ‘intense persecution’ of religious faiths

June 26, 2019 11:04 am0 comments
US report condemns China for ‘intense persecution’ of religious faiths

(TibetanReview.net, Jun22’19) – The United States has on Jun 21 condemned China for its “intense persecution” of religious faiths, releasing its 2018 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom with special focus on Xinjiang and referring to the conditions of Buddhists in Tibet as well as the followers of other faiths […]

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China claims US ambassador was positive about its Tibet development work

May 30, 2019 12:42 am0 comments
China claims US ambassador was positive about its Tibet development work

(TibetanReview.net, May29’19) – China has on May 28 sought to salvage a bit of its reputation from US Ambassador Terry Branstad’s visit to Tibet – when the latter called for religious freedom and talks to resolve the Tibet issue – by pointing out that he had made positive remarks on […]

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China makes clear it won’t accept negative Tibet report from visiting US ambassador

May 21, 2019 11:34 pm0 comments
China makes clear it won’t accept negative Tibet report from visiting US ambassador

(TibetanReview.net, May21’19) – China has made it clear May 20 that it expected the US ambassador to conform to its propaganda claim that all was well in Tibet under its rule as it permitted the latter to undertake a rare, week-long tour of Qinghai Province and Tibet Autonomous Region over […]

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32 Congress members urge Trump Administration to act on Tibet Acts

May 15, 2019 11:59 pm0 comments
32 Congress members urge Trump Administration to act on Tibet Acts

(TibetanReview.net, May15’19) – A total of 32 US lawmakers have signed a letter addressed to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, calling for a prompt implementation of two key laws passed by Congress in 2002 and 2018 to guide US policy on Tibet. The letter was released May 13 by Reps. […]

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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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