Human rights, including Tibet, raised in contentious 22nd EU-China summit

June 24, 2020 10:45 pm0 comments
Human rights, including Tibet, raised in contentious 22nd EU-China summit

(TibetanReview.net, Jun24’20) – The European Union and China held their 22nd bilateral Summit via videoconference on Jun 22 amid suggestions that it concluded with more differences than consensus and the issue of human rights, including the situation in Tibet, being also taken up with Beijing. The EU said it raised […]

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US report slams China for continued religious abuses in Tibet in 2019

June 13, 2020 11:56 pm0 comments
US report slams China for continued religious abuses in Tibet in 2019

(TibetanReview.net, Jun12’20) – The US State Department has criticized China for a series of religious repressions, violations, violence and discrimination it had carried out in occupied Tibet in its 2019 Report on International Religious Freedom. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released the report on Jun 10. The report said, in […]

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EU foreign affairs chief says he referred to Tibet situation in strategic dialogue with China

June 12, 2020 10:10 pm0 comments
EU foreign affairs chief says he referred to Tibet situation in strategic dialogue with China

(TibetanReview.net, Jun11’20) – While it expects to hold its usual Human Rights Dialogue with China as soon as physical meetings would resume, The European Union (EU) nevertheless raised a number of important human rights issues, including the situations in Xinjiang and Tibet, said the EU High Representative Josep Borrell Fontelles, […]

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MP asks Canada to act for Tibetans, others during parliament session

May 28, 2020 12:23 am0 comments
MP asks Canada to act for Tibetans, others during parliament session

(TibetanReview.net, May27’20) – China’s persecution of Tibetans as well as Uyghurs, Falun Gong practitioners, Christians and numerous others was raised on May 25 in the Canadian House of Commons during a session on the special committee on Canada-China relations. “We are leading democracy in the world. We must stand up […]

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US House Bill seeks to recognize independence of ‘Tibet Autonomous Region’

May 26, 2020 11:11 pm0 comments
US House Bill seeks to recognize independence of ‘Tibet Autonomous Region’

(TibetanReview.net, May26’20) – The story of China’s annexation of Tibet at the turn of the second half of the last century is far from closed and to make a point of it a bill has again been introduced in the US House of Representatives on May 19. Introduced by Representative […]

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US demand to see proof of China’s Panchen Lama claim

May 23, 2020 1:36 am0 comments
US demand to see proof of China’s Panchen Lama claim

(TibetanReview.net, May22’20) – Following China’s suggestion May 19 that the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was not only alive but had now also passed the college entrance examination and had a job, the United States has on May 21 asked to meet with him to see the situation for […]

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US Secretary of State, Aussie MPs add their voices to global clamour on China over Panchen Lama issue

May 20, 2020 12:14 am0 comments
US Secretary of State, Aussie MPs add their voices to global clamour on China over Panchen Lama issue

(TibetanReview.net, May19’20) – In the backdrop of the ongoing war of words between the USA and China over the latter’s responsibility for the devastating Covid-19 pandemic that is still ravaging the world, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has issued a strongly-worded statement, calling for immediate information on the whereabouts of […]

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Lawmakers in Italy, Estonia, and Germany urge China to release Tibetan religious leader it abducted 25 years ago

May 16, 2020 10:30 pm0 comments
Lawmakers in Italy, Estonia, and Germany urge China to release Tibetan religious leader it abducted 25 years ago

(TibetanReview.net, May16’20) – Ahead of the culmination on May 17 of an exile Tibetan campaign to bring international pressure on China to reveal the whereabouts and seek the release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, members of parliament in Italy, Estonia and Germany have extended their solidary with […]

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US State Department urged to fill long-pending Tibetan policy post

May 14, 2020 1:39 am0 comments
US State Department urged to fill long-pending Tibetan policy post

(TibetanReview.net, May13’20) – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has on May 12 reiterated its call on the State Department to fill the long-pending appointment of a Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues. The appointment is mandated under the Tibetan Policy Act of 2002 but the position has […]

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Lithuanian gov’t moved to ask China to come clean on Tibet’s disappeared Panchen Lama

May 13, 2020 11:36 am0 comments
Lithuanian gov’t moved to ask China to come clean on Tibet’s disappeared Panchen Lama

(TibetanReview.net, May12’20) – With support from 16 other leaders and nearly 100 more fellow-citizens, Dr Andrius Navickas, Member of the Seimas (Parliament) of the Republic of Lithuania, has asked his country’s President Gitanas Nausėda and Foreign affairs Minister Linas Linkevičius to press the Chinese government to provide reliable information on […]

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