Japan’s parliament has world’s largest Tibet supporting group

February 21, 2018 11:51 pm0 comments
Japan’s parliament has world’s largest Tibet supporting group

(TibetanReview.net, Feb22, 2018) – At 90, the Japanese parliament, the Diet, has the largest number of Tibet supporters in any parliament across the free democratic world where such groups have been set up, said the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on its Tibet.net website Feb 20. The All Party Parliamentary Tibet […]

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Draft US Congress resolutions declare Mar 10 ‘Tibetan Rights Day’

February 18, 2018 11:43 pm0 comments
Draft US Congress resolutions declare Mar 10 ‘Tibetan Rights Day’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb17, 2018) – Companion resolutions were introduced in the two houses of the US Congress by Senators Leahy (D), Feinstein (D), and Cruz (R) and Representatives McGovern (D) and Hultgren (R) to commemorate the 1959 Tibetan Uprising as “Tibetan Rights Day” on Mar 10. The resolutions also express support […]

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South African opposition MPs rebuke China, government for hostile reactions to exile Tibetan leader’s visit

February 12, 2018 11:21 pm0 comments
South African opposition MPs rebuke China, government for hostile reactions to exile Tibetan leader’s visit

(TibetanReview.net, Feb12, 2018) – China’s reprimanding of South Africa for allowing a visit by the political leader of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has been strongly criticized by the country’s main opposition Democratic Alliance MP Sandy Kalyan and the Inkatha Freedom Party’s Chief Whip Narend Singh. Both have also criticized […]

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Latvian MPs add voice on int’l concern for Tibetan language rights activist

February 8, 2018 11:59 pm0 comments
Latvian MPs add voice on int’l concern for Tibetan language rights activist

(TibetanReview.net, Feb08, 2018) – Apart from France and Germany on Jan 23 and 26 respectively, Members of Parliaments in Latvian too have, on Jan 25, adopted a statement on the case of the Tibetan language activist Tashi Wangchuk who is currently awaiting verdict after his trial on Jan 4. The […]

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China’s full control of Tibetan religious centre condemned in US Congress

February 2, 2018 11:03 pm0 comments
China’s full control of Tibetan religious centre condemned in US Congress

(TibetanReview.net, Feb02, 2018) – US Congressman Jim McGovern has on Jan 30 expressed serious concern over reports that China had taken full control on all aspects of the running of one of the top Buddhist monastic institutions in Tibet. “It is a significant blow to freedom of religion in Tibet […]

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Two German MPs, including Bundestag Vice-President, urge China to release Tibetan language rights activist

January 31, 2018 11:49 pm0 comments
Two German MPs, including Bundestag Vice-President, urge China to release Tibetan language rights activist

(TibetanReview.net, Jan31, 2018) – As a 32-year-old Tibetan language rights activist awaits verdict in Yulshul (Chinese: Yushu) Prefecture of Qinghai Province, following his Jan 4 trial by China for alleged “incitement of separatism”, two German MPs have added their voice to the growing chorus of international calls for his release. […]

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14 French Senators urge fair trial for Tibetan language activist awaiting verdict for inciting separatism

January 25, 2018 11:25 pm0 comments
14 French Senators urge fair trial for Tibetan language activist awaiting verdict for inciting separatism

(TibetanReview.net, Jan25, 2018) – As Tibetan language activist Tashi Wangchuk awaits verdict for alleged incitement of separatism, 14 French Senators have on Jan 23 called on China to observe internationally recognized legal standards and provide him with a fair and transparent judgment process. Tashi Wangchuk, 32, had launched a personal […]

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Tibet issue raised during US Congress discussion on China’s quest for global power

January 22, 2018 12:00 am0 comments
Tibet issue raised during US Congress discussion on China’s quest for global power

(TibetanReview.net, Jan21, 2018) – The situation in Tibet and the need to pass pending legislations relating to it as a way to address China’s onslaught on American society was discussed during a Special Order session of the US House of Representatives on Jan 18, said Washington-based International Campaign For Tibet […]

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European parliament urges unconditional release of Tibetan language rights activist, monk

January 21, 2018 12:57 am0 comments
European parliament urges unconditional release of Tibetan language rights activist, monk

(TibetanReview.net, Jan20, 2018) – The European Parliament at Strasbourg has on Jan 18 adopted an urgency resolution on China, expressing deep concern over the cases of two Tibetan political prisoners – language activist Tashi Wangchuk and the monk Choekyi – besides Chinese human rights activists Wu Gan, Xie Yang, and […]

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China urged to respect Dalai Lama’s universal right to return home

December 16, 2017 2:41 pm0 comments
China urged to respect Dalai Lama’s universal right to return home

(TibetanReview.net, Dec16, 2017) – Addressing the US House of Representatives on Dec 14 during its special order period, Congressman Jim McGovern, a senior House Democrat and co-chair of the bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, has cited Article 13 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to call on China […]

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