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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Secretary of State urges US states to resist China’s pressure on Taiwan, Tibet

February 10, 2020 1:51 am0 comments
Secretary of State urges US states to resist China’s pressure on Taiwan, Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Feb09’20) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has on Feb 8 urged the country’s state governors to resist Chinese pressure to shun Taiwan as he warned that Beijing was increasingly taking its diplomatic battle to the local level. He has also urged them to ignore Beijing’s pressure on […]

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Tibet’s disappeared Panchen Lama remembered in US National Prayer Breakfast

February 8, 2020 1:01 am0 comments
Tibet’s disappeared Panchen Lama remembered in US National Prayer Breakfast

(TibetanReview.net, Feb07’20) – Leading the annual National Prayer Breakfast in the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC, with President Donald Trump sitting nearby, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began on Feb 6 by mentioning Tibetan Buddhists, especially the disappeared Panchen Lama, in a prayer for “the poor and the persecuted”. The US […]

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Belgium, Netherlands uphold Tibetan right on Dalai Lama reincarnation issue

February 7, 2020 2:13 pm0 comments
Belgium, Netherlands uphold Tibetan right on Dalai Lama reincarnation issue

(TibetanReview.net, Feb05’20) – The governments of Belgium and the Netherland had made it clear in late 2019 that the reincarnate succession to Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, should be determined by the Tibetan believers themselves without any sort of interference from the Chinese state, said Washington-based International Campaign for […]

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Canada urged to act against China’s attacks on free speech in universities

February 3, 2020 1:29 am0 comments
Canada urged to act against China’s attacks on free speech in universities

(TibetanReview.net, Feb02’20) – An MP from the Conservative Party has called for Chinese diplomats who encourage foreign students to attack freedom of speech in Canadian locations to be removed from their official position, reported themediatimes.com Feb 1. He has particularly mentioned the case of a Tibetan woman named Chemi Lhamo, […]

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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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