Exile Tibetan leader to address uprising anniversary rally in Paris

February 13, 2015 1:02 pm0 comments
Exile Tibetan leader to address uprising anniversary rally in Paris

(TibetanReview.net, Feb13, 2015) – The head of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, is to address a European rally for Tibet in Paris on Mar 14 and will also meet with lawmakers and other politicians during his visit, reported the AFP Feb 11. The rally, which […]

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Indian university offers 75 professional scholarships to Tibetans

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Indian university offers 75 professional scholarships to Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Feb12, 2015) – The Dayananda Sagar University in Bengaluru city of Karnataka state, India, is to offer a total of 75 scholarships to Tibetans for medical, management and engineering courses for the academic year 2015-16. Called the Dalai Lama-DSI Scholarship 2015-16, it was formally launched at a function at […]

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South African minister meets with exile Tibetan foreign relations secretary

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South African minister meets with exile Tibetan foreign relations secretary

(TibetanReview.net, Feb12, 2015) – South Africa’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Ms Nomaindia Mfeketo, on Feb 9 met with the visiting exile Tibetan Administration’s foreign relations secretary Mr Tashi Phuntok at her office. The move is likely to be seen by domestic critics as an attempt to partially make up for the […]

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Danish Prime Minister flayed for breach of Dalai Lama promise

February 11, 2015 5:29 pm2 comments
Danish Prime Minister flayed for breach of Dalai Lama promise

(TibetanReview.net, Feb11, 2015) – Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has been severely criticized Feb 9 by both the opposition and a coalition partner for declining a meeting with the visiting Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. They have pointed out that before coming to power, Thorning-Schmidt had said she would […]

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Dalai Lama addresses students from over 100 countries at festival in Norway

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Dalai Lama addresses students from over 100 countries at festival in Norway

(TibetanReview.net, Feb11, 2015) – The Dalai Lama on Feb 9 spoke to a gathering of 1800 students, including 500 from more than 100 countries, at the International Student Festival in Trondheim (ISFiT), Norway. The biennial international student festival, held since 1990, is the largest of its kind in the world […]

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China reiterates opposition as Dalai Lama begins Norway-Denmark visit

February 10, 2015 4:52 pm1 comment
China reiterates opposition as Dalai Lama begins Norway-Denmark visit

(TibetanReview.net, Feb10, 2015) – China on Feb 9 reiterated its opposition to any country allowing a visit by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who was arriving in Norway the same day. He has been invited by the International Student Festival in Trondheim (ISFiT), a biennial international student festival […]

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7,500 attend Dalai Lama’s teaching in Basel

February 9, 2015 9:42 pm0 comments
7,500 attend Dalai Lama’s teaching in Basel

(TibetanReview.net, Feb09, 2015) – Visiting the Swiss city of Basel for two days, the Dalai Lama on Feb 7 gave religious teaching to a capacity crowd of 7,500 in St Jakobshalle. He also addressed the media, including on the controversial issue of Shugden whose adherents were protesting against him outside, […]

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Report: ‘Rights deterioration in Tibet belie China’s reform promises’

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Report: ‘Rights deterioration in Tibet belie China’s reform promises’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb09, 2015) – China not only failed to deliver on promised reforms but also carried out repressions which led to continued deterioration of human rights situation in Tibet, said Dharamshala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy Feb 7 in its annual report for 2014. The report especially highlights […]

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China angry President Obama was chummy with Dalai Lama at National Breakfast Prayer

February 8, 2015 12:04 pm0 comments
China angry President Obama was chummy with Dalai Lama at National Breakfast Prayer

(TibetanReview.net, Feb08, 2015) – China indicated acknowledgement that US President Barack Obama did not cross its red line against meeting with Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, but still condemned both after they attended the congressionally organized Feb 5 annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC. Calling the Dalai […]

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US President publicly hails Dalai Lama despite China’s warnings

February 7, 2015 4:18 pm0 comments
US President publicly hails Dalai Lama despite China’s warnings

(TibetanReview.net, Feb07, 2015) – Despite trenchant warnings from China in an outpouring of official remarks and media commentaries, US President Barack Obama on Feb 5 not only took part in a public event attended by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, but also offered a special welcome to him […]

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