Australian city council to newly fly Tibetan flag on uprising anniversary

September 23, 2018 2:01 am0 comments
Australian city council to newly fly Tibetan flag on uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Sep22, 2018) – Come Mar 10, 2019, the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising Day, and the Tibetan national flag will newly fly high over a local government chambers in New South Wales, Australia. Councilors of the Blue Mountains Council unanimously voted at this week’s meeting to show support […]

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European Parliament adopts EU-China relations report critical of Tibet situation

September 15, 2018 5:59 am0 comments
European Parliament adopts EU-China relations report critical of Tibet situation

(TibetanReview.net, Sep14, 2018) – The European Parliament has on Sep 13 unanimously approved its EU-China relations report which, among other things, indicts China for severe violations of Tibetan rights and identity. The report, prepared by the rapporteur Bastiaan “Bas” Belder, a Dutch MEP, for the Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, […]

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India now sees the Karmapa as future face of Tibetan struggle as it woos him back from US

September 11, 2018 5:22 pm0 comments
India now sees the Karmapa as future face of Tibetan struggle as it woos him back from US

(TibetanReview.net, Sep11, 2018) – The government of India had put the Karmapa under watch at the time of his arrival at Dharmashala on Jan 5, 2000 after escaping from Chinese ruled Tibet because of some “suspicion” but that phase is “over”, reported indianexpress.com Sep 10, citing a top former Indian […]

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Law seeking unhindered access to Tibet for Americans clears House committee

July 28, 2018 6:33 pm1 comment
Law seeking unhindered access to Tibet for Americans clears House committee

(TibetanReview.net, Jul28, 2018) – The House Judiciary Committee of the US Congress has on Jul 25 unanimously approved the long-pending bill for Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act, paving the way for its discussion and voting on the floor of the House of Representatives. The bipartisan legislation seeks to ensure that […]

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Top US leaders hear former Tibetan political prisoner on sideline of Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

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Top US leaders hear former Tibetan political prisoner on sideline of Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

(TibetanReview.net, Jul28, 2018) – A well-known former Tibetan political prisoner under Chinese rule was among a select group of survivors of religious persecution who met with US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Jul 26. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the State […]

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Ahead of int’l religious freedom summit, Secretary of State Pompeo critical of China’s record

July 22, 2018 12:57 am0 comments
Ahead of int’l religious freedom summit, Secretary of State Pompeo critical of China’s record

(TibetanReview.net, Jul21, 2018) – China is on the wrong side of the religious freedom which is a fundamental human right, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Jul 20, ahead of the opening next week of a three-day international conference on religious freedom. He has also said the Trump […]

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European Union, Germany draw UN rights council’s attention to situation in Tibet

July 2, 2018 1:34 am0 comments
European Union, Germany draw UN rights council’s attention to situation in Tibet

  (TibetanReview.net, Jul01, 2018) – The Tibet issue continued to figure at the ongoing, 38th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, with the European Union and Germany raising the situation there as they reiterated their call on China for immediate release of the recently jailed Tibetan language rights […]

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Secretary of State Pompeo assures comprehensive address of Tibetan issues with Chinese leadership

June 10, 2018 3:13 am0 comments
Secretary of State Pompeo assures comprehensive address of Tibetan issues with Chinese leadership

(TibetanReview.net, Jun09, 2018) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told congress that he will openly and in all major aspects call on China to properly address the issue of Tibet in keeping with the latter’s universal rights obligations. Answering a series of written questions from members of the […]

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Trump administration reports to Congress on its Tibet efforts with Chinese leadership

June 9, 2018 12:25 am0 comments
Trump administration reports to Congress on its Tibet efforts with Chinese leadership

(TibetanReview.net, Jun08, 2018) – The State Department has submitted on May 21 its first report to Congress detailing the steps taken by the Trump Administration in 2017 to encourage dialogue between envoys of the Dalai Lama and representatives of the Chinese government to resolve the Tibetan issue. However, this has […]

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United States annual report finds Tibetan Buddhists’ situation under Chinese rule ‘very difficult’

May 31, 2018 10:51 pm0 comments
United States annual report finds Tibetan Buddhists’ situation under Chinese rule ‘very difficult’

(TibetanReview.net, May31, 2018) – Tibetan Buddhists continue to be in a very difficult situation under China which remains a “very troubling” country on religious freedom, US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Mr Sam Brownback has said May 29. The occasion was the release of the US state department’s International Religious […]

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