House approves new US policy bill on Tibet issue

February 2, 2020 6:50 am0 comments
House approves new US policy bill on Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Jan29’20) – The US House of Representatives voted unanimously Jan 28 to approve a comprehensive piece of legislation that will dramatically upgrade US political and humanitarian support for Tibetans, including the sanctioning of Chinese officials for interfering in the Dalai Lama’s succession, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) […]

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Nepal set to implement China deal to handover people for illegal border crossing

January 24, 2020 2:36 am0 comments
Nepal set to implement China deal to handover people for illegal border crossing

(TibetanReview.net, Jan23’20) – Nepal and China are discussing the modalities for bringing into force an agreement signed during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Kathmandu in Oct 2019 for handing back to each other their citizens who had illegally crossed into the other side’s territory within seven days of being detained, […]

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Tibet group re-established in new European Parliament

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Tibet group re-established in new European Parliament

(TibetanReview.net, Jan23’20) – A new Tibet Interest Group (TIG) was formed in the European Parliament on Jan 22 following the recent parliament election and held its inaugural meeting with the participation of seven MEPs and nine Assistants of MEPs. They were joined by the heads of the International Campaign for […]

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Trump Administration month behind Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act implementation report

January 19, 2020 7:00 am0 comments
Trump Administration month behind Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act implementation report

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’20) – The Trump administration is already a month behind schedule for presenting its first report on the implementation of the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act which became law 13 months ago, noted a scmp.com report Jan 18. Under the act the Trump administration is required to block any […]

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United States continues Tibet funding programmes for 2020

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United States continues Tibet funding programmes for 2020

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’20) – The United States has provided approximately $19 million for Tibet programs in Tibet and exile through its Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020. The bill for the purpose was passed by the House of Representatives on Oct 28 and by the Senate on Nov 12. It was signed […]

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US Senator condemns China’s new ‘ethnic unity’ abuse rules in Tibet

January 16, 2020 7:49 am0 comments
US Senator condemns China’s new ‘ethnic unity’ abuse rules in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jan15’20) – US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has condemned China for “blatant human rights violations” after rules it uses to justify the ongoing repression in Xinjiang that has drawn global concern were adopted in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) during the recent session of its rubberstamp local parliament. The new […]

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