China’s pressure on Swiss cantonal gov’t against Tibetan flags move decried

April 18, 2020 1:41 am0 comments
China’s pressure on Swiss cantonal gov’t against Tibetan flags move decried

(TibetanReview.net, Apr17’20) – Pressured by China, the government of the French-speaking canton of Vaud in southwestern Switzerland had on Mar 9 told the 10 municipalities under its jurisdiction to abstain from raising the Tibetan flag on Mar 10, the 61st Tibetan national uprising day, reported swissinfo.ch Apr 16, citing a […]

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EU reaffirms opposition to China’s interference in Dalai Lama reincarnation issue

April 12, 2020 2:44 am0 comments
EU reaffirms opposition to China’s interference in Dalai Lama reincarnation issue

(TibetanReview.net, Apr11’20) – The European Union has reaffirmed its position that China should respect the Dalai Lama’s succession in accordance with Tibetan Buddhist standards. The assurance was given Apr 3 by Mr Joesp Borrell, the EU Foreign Affairs Chief and Vice President of the European Commission, reported the Central Tibetan […]

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Tibetan flag flown at 1102 sited in Czech Republic on 61st uprising day

March 17, 2020 12:32 pm0 comments
Tibetan flag flown at 1102 sited in Czech Republic on 61st uprising day

(TibetanReview.net, Mar16’20) – The 61st Tibetan National Uprising Day was marked at more than a thousand venues across the Czech Republic on Mar 10, according to a report Mar 16 by the Tibet Bureau Geneva. The events were held at municipalities, schools and by civil society organizations. The highlight of […]

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Tibetan flag raised at over 2,000 Town Halls in Europe on 61st Uprising Day

March 14, 2020 4:24 am0 comments
Tibetan flag raised at over 2,000 Town Halls in Europe on 61st Uprising Day

(TibetanReview.net, Mar13’20) – The national flag of Tibet was raised by more than 2,000 municipal authorities across Europe at their Town Halls on Mar 10 to mark the 61st Tibetan Uprising Day, according to the Office of Tibet, Brussels, Mar 13. Commemoration events were held in cities and towns across […]

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REPORT: Repression in Tibet, Xinjiang more severe than rest of PRC

March 13, 2020 3:31 am0 comments
REPORT: Repression in Tibet, Xinjiang more severe than rest of PRC

(TibetanReview.net, Mar12’20) – Releasing its Human Rights Report for 2019, the United States Department of State has said Mar 11 that China’s repression of free speech, religion, movement, association and assembly in Tibet and Xinjiang in 2019 “was more severe than in other areas of the (People’s Republic of China).” […]

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Several countries raise Tibet issue at 43rd UN Human Rights Council, Geneva

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Several countries raise Tibet issue at 43rd UN Human Rights Council, Geneva

(TibetanReview.net, Mar12’20) – Tibetans in Switzerland and Liechtenstein held a peace march to the office of Human Rights Council in Geneva on Mar 11 as its 43rd session was underway and in which the Tibet issue was referred to by several member countries. Addressing the council on Mar 10, which […]

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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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