Two Tibetans address global NGO summit on eve of UN rights meeting

February 28, 2015 2:08 pm0 comments
Two Tibetans address global NGO summit on eve of UN rights meeting

(TibetanReview.net, Feb28, 2015) – Two Tibetans were among a list of 40 “human rights heroes, activists and former political prisoners” who addressed the 7th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy which was held in the Swiss city over Feb 21-24. The summit is sponsored by a coalition of 20 […]

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Tibetans in Himachal state allowed temporary occupation of homes built on forestland

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Tibetans in Himachal state allowed temporary occupation of homes built on forestland

(TibetanReview.net, Feb27, 2015) – Although advised to do so on humanitarian ground by India’s Home Ministry, the government of Himachal Pradesh has decided not to regularize alleged residential-building encroachments on forestland made by Tibetans living in the state; however, it will not evict bona fide settlers, reported timesofindia.indiatimes.com Feb 22, […]

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Exile Tibetan administration to open Brazil office

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Exile Tibetan administration to open Brazil office

(TibetanReview.net, Feb27, 2015) – The exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, has announced Feb 24 that a Tibet House will be established and start functioning in Brazil from Apr 1 this year. A report on its Tibet.net website did not say in which city the Tibet House will be set […]

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UK Magazine tops Dalai Lama among world’s ‘Spiritual 100’

February 26, 2015 12:13 am0 comments
UK Magazine tops Dalai Lama among world’s ‘Spiritual 100’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25, 2015) – Tibet’s exile spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has been listed as the most prominent spiritual figure in the Watkin’s Mind Body Spirit magazine, UK, which features the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2015. This is the fourth year the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner […]

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US State Department hosts Tibetan New Year reception

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US State Department hosts Tibetan New Year reception

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25, 2015) – A reception was held in the US State Department for the first time in honour of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, on Feb 23, for an invited gathering of Americans, diplomats, State Department officials and other dignitaries, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT). This can […]

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Exile Tibetan Speaker addresses gathering of 40-50,000 Indian Buddhists

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Exile Tibetan Speaker addresses gathering of 40-50,000 Indian Buddhists

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25, 2015) – The Speak of the Tibetan parliament in exile Mr Penpa Tsering addressed a gathering of 40-50,000 Indian Buddhists at Kinwat in Nanded District of Maharashtra State, India, on Feb 8, said a belated report posted on the exile Tibetan administration’s Tibet.net website Feb 24. The occasion […]

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Telo Tulku Rinpoche takes charge as Dalai Lama’s Moscow envoy

February 20, 2015 1:20 pm0 comments
Telo Tulku Rinpoche takes charge as Dalai Lama’s Moscow envoy

(TibetanReview.net, Feb20, 2015) – Telo Tulku Rinpoche, the spiritual head of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition in the Kalmyk Republic of Russian Federation, has on Feb 18 taken charge as the Dalai Lama’s new Representative at the Office of Tibet in Moscow. The exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, had announced […]

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Historic Tibetan independence declaration commemorated

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Historic Tibetan independence declaration commemorated

(TibetanReview.net, Feb19, 2015) – Students for a Free Tibet (SFT), an international movement for the restoration of Tibet’s independence from Chinese rule, held campaign actions in 30 cities across the free world on Feb 13 to commemorate the 13th Dalai Lama’s proclamation of a historic declaration more than a century […]

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Delhi police investigates two Tibetans stabbed to death

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Delhi police investigates two Tibetans stabbed to death

(TibetanReview.net, Feb19, 2015) – Two Tibetans – a monk and a layman – were reported murdered just outside the Tibetan colony at Majnu-ka-Tilla in Delhi, India, in the night of Feb 12. A man named Lobsang Chokta, 34, vice-president of Dharamshala-based PEN Tibetan Centre, was found fatally wounded with multiple […]

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56th Tibet Uprising Day to be marked in Taiwan, Hong Kong

February 16, 2015 6:18 pm0 comments
56th Tibet Uprising Day to be marked in Taiwan, Hong Kong

(TibetanReview.net, Feb15, 2015) – The 56th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day of Mar 10 will be marked in Taipei and Kaoshiung in Taiwan as well as China’s Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong by their local Tibet support groups, said the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, on […]

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