Canada urges China for access to long disappeared top Tibetan religious figure

November 17, 2017 11:03 pm0 comments
Canada urges China for access to long disappeared top Tibetan religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, Nov17, 2017) – Canada has called on China to allow UN rights officials to visit Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure, the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, who disappeared into its custody in 1995, at age 6, and has never been seen or heard of ever since. It […]

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Tibet group to be re-established in Norwegian parliament

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Tibet group to be re-established in Norwegian parliament

(TibetanReview.net, Nov16, 2017) – Norwegian MPs Ola Elvestuen from the Liberal Party and Petter Eide from the Socialist Left Party have undertaken to re-establish a Parliamentary Support Group for Tibet in their parliament during their meeting in Oslo with the President of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, […]

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US lawmakers urge President Trump to emphasize Tibet issue during China visit

November 4, 2017 12:19 am0 comments
US lawmakers urge President Trump to emphasize Tibet issue during China visit

(TibetanReview.net, Nov03, 2017) – A draft resolution was introduced in the US House of Representatives on Nov 1, calling on President Donald Trump to make Tibet an important factor in US-China relations, to fully implement the US Tibetan Policy Act of 2002, to promote access for US citizens to Tibet […]

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Top US commission assails China’s continued abysmal rights record in Tibet, urges both US and China to act

October 8, 2017 10:05 am0 comments
Top US commission assails China’s continued abysmal rights record in Tibet, urges both US and China to act

(TibetanReview.net, Oct07, 2017) – The Congressional Executive Commission on China (CECC) of the US administration and Congress has been severely critical of China on its rights record in the country during the past one year, including especially in Tibet. Releasing its 2017 Annual Report and recommendations on Oct 5, the […]

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Tibet friendship group to be set up in Lithuania’s parliament

September 27, 2017 10:40 pm0 comments
Tibet friendship group to be set up in Lithuania’s parliament

(TibetanReview.net, Sep27, 2017) – Following a meeting on Sep 24 morning with Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in the company of MPs from other Baltic States, MPs from Lithuania have decided to set up a Tibet friendship group in their parliament. “I believe we can all help here […]

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US asked to prioritize addressing religious repression in Tibet

September 18, 2017 2:56 am0 comments
US asked to prioritize addressing religious repression in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Sep17, 2017) – Accusing China of striking at the heart of Tibetan Buddhism, experts have on Sep 15 called on the US government to take up with China on a priority basis the issue of suppression of Buddhism in Tibet. The occasion was a roundtable discussion on “Tibetan Buddhist […]

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Congressional committees restore US assistance for Tibetan people

September 14, 2017 11:34 pm0 comments
Congressional committees restore US assistance for Tibetan people

(TibetanReview.net, Sep13, 2017) – The appropriations committees of both the House of Representatives and the Senate of the US Congress have approved last week at least $17 million to assist the Tibetan people in Tibet and in exile to preserve their culture, help the refugees among them and develop institutions […]

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Swiss Government asks some 300 failed Tibetan asylum seekers to self-deport

September 1, 2017 10:25 pm0 comments
Swiss Government asks some 300 failed Tibetan asylum seekers to self-deport

(TibetanReview.net, Sep01, 2017) – The Swiss government is reported to have asked nearly 300 Tibetans whom it had found ineligible for political asylum to leave the country on their own, reported the Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia (Washington) Aug 27. It has promised to pay their travel expenses and […]

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Swedish delegation visits Tibetan administration at Dharamshala

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Swedish delegation visits Tibetan administration at Dharamshala

(TibetanReview.net, Sep01, 2017) – A delegation of three members representing Tibet support communities in Sweden is visiting Dharamshala to acquaint itself better with the issue of Tibet, said the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on its Tibet.net website Aug 31. The report said the delegation held its first press conference on […]

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Coerced to ban a Dalai Lama visit, Botswana tells China it’s not a colony

August 21, 2017 11:43 pm0 comments
Coerced to ban a Dalai Lama visit, Botswana tells China it’s not a colony

(TibetanReview.net, Aug20, 2017) – Botswana’s President Ian Khama has revealed that he had refused to bow to China which had threatened him with all manners of punitive actions, including isolating his country from the rest of the African continent, for having refused to prevent a visit by Tibet’s exiled spiritual […]

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