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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Canada urged to act against China’s attacks on free speech in universities

February 3, 2020 1:29 am0 comments
Canada urged to act against China’s attacks on free speech in universities

(TibetanReview.net, Feb02’20) – An MP from the Conservative Party has called for Chinese diplomats who encourage foreign students to attack freedom of speech in Canadian locations to be removed from their official position, reported themediatimes.com Feb 1. He has particularly mentioned the case of a Tibetan woman named Chemi Lhamo, […]

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House approves new US policy bill on Tibet issue

February 2, 2020 6:50 am0 comments
House approves new US policy bill on Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Jan29’20) – The US House of Representatives voted unanimously Jan 28 to approve a comprehensive piece of legislation that will dramatically upgrade US political and humanitarian support for Tibetans, including the sanctioning of Chinese officials for interfering in the Dalai Lama’s succession, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) […]

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Nepal set to implement China deal to handover people for illegal border crossing

January 24, 2020 2:36 am0 comments
Nepal set to implement China deal to handover people for illegal border crossing

(TibetanReview.net, Jan23’20) – Nepal and China are discussing the modalities for bringing into force an agreement signed during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Kathmandu in Oct 2019 for handing back to each other their citizens who had illegally crossed into the other side’s territory within seven days of being detained, […]

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Tibet group re-established in new European Parliament

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Tibet group re-established in new European Parliament

(TibetanReview.net, Jan23’20) – A new Tibet Interest Group (TIG) was formed in the European Parliament on Jan 22 following the recent parliament election and held its inaugural meeting with the participation of seven MEPs and nine Assistants of MEPs. They were joined by the heads of the International Campaign for […]

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Trump Administration month behind Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act implementation report

January 19, 2020 7:00 am0 comments
Trump Administration month behind Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act implementation report

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’20) – The Trump administration is already a month behind schedule for presenting its first report on the implementation of the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act which became law 13 months ago, noted a scmp.com report Jan 18. Under the act the Trump administration is required to block any […]

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United States continues Tibet funding programmes for 2020

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United States continues Tibet funding programmes for 2020

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’20) – The United States has provided approximately $19 million for Tibet programs in Tibet and exile through its Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020. The bill for the purpose was passed by the House of Representatives on Oct 28 and by the Senate on Nov 12. It was signed […]

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US Senator condemns China’s new ‘ethnic unity’ abuse rules in Tibet

January 16, 2020 7:49 am0 comments
US Senator condemns China’s new ‘ethnic unity’ abuse rules in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jan15’20) – US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has condemned China for “blatant human rights violations” after rules it uses to justify the ongoing repression in Xinjiang that has drawn global concern were adopted in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) during the recent session of its rubberstamp local parliament. The new […]

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REPORT: Citing new repressive religious Sinicization moves in Tibet, US vows action on violators

January 11, 2020 12:58 am0 comments
REPORT: Citing new repressive religious Sinicization moves in Tibet, US vows action on violators

(TibetanReview.net, Jan10’20) – While reiterating its annual indictment of China over the past many years, the United States’ Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) has on Jan 8 called on the Congress and the Trump Administration to bring pressure on China to ensure that it stayed out of the Dalai Lama’s […]

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