UPRISING ANNIVERSARY: Tibetans urge UN rights chief to visit Tibet, China to ease Tibet chokehold

March 12, 2020 3:18 am0 comments
UPRISING ANNIVERSARY: Tibetans urge UN rights chief to visit Tibet, China to ease Tibet chokehold

(TibetanReview.net, Mar11’20) – Exile Tibetans marked the 61st anniversary of the national uprising against Chinese occupation rule over their homeland on Mar 10 with their elected political head calling on the UN rights chief to visit Tibet and their parliament in exile Speaker asking China’s leadership to relax their decades-old […]

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Exile parliament’s Deputy Speaker announces race for election as Sikyong

March 8, 2020 6:15 am0 comments
Exile parliament’s Deputy Speaker announces race for election as Sikyong

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07’20) – Deputy speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile (TPIE) has said Mar 6 that he too is in the race for election as the Sikyong (President), the top elective post in the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) of the Tibetans in exile. The election is due, alongside […]

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Exile Tibetan administration criticizes Myanmar for calling Tibet ‘inalienable part of China’

January 23, 2020 12:09 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan administration criticizes Myanmar for calling Tibet ‘inalienable part of China’

(TibetanReview.net, Jan22’20) – The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamsala has on Jan 21 criticized Myanmar for calling Tibet, along with Taiwan and Xinjiang, “inalienable parts of China” in a joint declaration with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Jan 18. Xi was on a two-day visit to sign 33 […]

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Tibetan motorbikes targeted in night arson attacks in Mcleod Ganj

January 22, 2020 9:55 am0 comments
Tibetan motorbikes targeted in night arson attacks in Mcleod Ganj

(TibetanReview.net, Jan21’20) – Four motorbikes belonging to Tibetan residents were seen set on fire in the intervening night of Jan 19-20 as police investigate to find out who the arsonists might be. Two motorbikes belonging to Tibetan residents were said to have been set on fire a few nights earlier […]

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Dolma Gyari announces candidature for 2021 Sikyong election

January 20, 2020 6:05 am0 comments
Dolma Gyari announces candidature for 2021 Sikyong election

(TibetanReview.net, Jan19’20) – Former Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) minister Ms Dolma Gyari has announced Jan 17 that she would stand for election as the Sikyong, the executive head of the CTA, for which voting will be held in 2021. Candidates for the election will be determine after a preliminary poll […]

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Exile Tibetan cabinet regrets its wrongful 2017 dismissal of Washington Representative

December 28, 2019 6:38 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan cabinet regrets its wrongful 2017 dismissal of Washington Representative

(TibetanReview.net, Dec27’19) – The Kashag (cabinet) of the Central Tibetan Administration has issued an announcement today, expressing regret that the ten-point clarification it had issued on Nov 27, 2017 for dismissing Mr Penpa Tsering as the Representative at the Office of Tibet, Washington, DC, had unintentionally defamed him. This has […]

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