Committee approval sets stage for US House vote on support for Tibetan autonomy resolution

October 4, 2020 11:56 pm0 comments
Committee approval sets stage for US House vote on support for Tibetan autonomy resolution

(TibetanReview.net, Oct04’20) – The US House of Representatives is to vote on a resolution expressing support for autonomy for the Tibetan people and offering them support on a number of issues after it was approved by the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Oct 1. The bipartisan House Resolution 697, “A […]

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Canadian province declares July as ‘Tibetan Heritage Month’

September 25, 2020 11:12 pm0 comments
Canadian province declares July as ‘Tibetan Heritage Month’

(TibetanReview.net, Sep25’20) – The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada, has on Sep 25 unanimously decided to observe July as “Tibetan Heritage Month”. The bill aims to recognize the important contributions made by Tibetan-Canadians in Ontario as well as to bring awareness to […]

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Biden vows Dalai Lama meet, more Tibet support, China sanctions if voted for President

September 4, 2020 9:45 pm0 comments
Biden vows Dalai Lama meet, more Tibet support, China sanctions if voted for President

(TibetanReview.net, Sep04’20) – Accusing President Donald Trump of turning a blind eye to the situation in occupied Tibet, Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden has said Sep 3 that if voted to power his administration will sanction Chinese officials responsible for human rights abuses in the occupied territory and will take […]

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Tibet group disappointed by US Democratic Party’s failure to mention Tibet in election manifesto, unlike Republican Party

August 28, 2020 10:36 pm0 comments
Tibet group disappointed by US Democratic Party’s failure to mention Tibet in election manifesto, unlike Republican Party

(TibetanReview.net, Aug28’20) – The United States Republican National Committee’s executive committee had decided on Jun 10, 2020 to adopt the same platform it had for the 2016 election cycle, which contained a strong reference to the issue of Tibet, noted Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet Aug 27. It has expressed […]

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Switzerland discussing deportation deal with China; Tibetans, Uighurs not affected

August 24, 2020 10:20 pm0 comments
Switzerland discussing deportation deal with China; Tibetans, Uighurs not affected

(TibetanReview.net, Aug24’20) – Swiss authorities want to renew a discreet agreement with China, signed in 2015, which allows officials from Beijing to enter the country and question Chinese citizens residing in it illegally, reported swissinfo.ch Aug 23. Almost all, if not all, Tibetans seeking asylum in Switzerland have cited Tibet […]

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Canadian parliament to hear motion calling for Sino-Tibetan dialogue

August 18, 2020 11:22 pm0 comments
Canadian parliament to hear motion calling for Sino-Tibetan dialogue

(TibetanReview.net, Aug18’20) – A motion calling for support for dialogue between representatives of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, along with the Central Tibetan Administration at Dharamshala, India, and the government of the People’s Republic of China will be brought to the Canadian Parliament’s House of Commons in Sep 2020. This […]

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