Spanish Supreme Court asked to reinstate Tibet genocide lawsuits

September 28, 2014 3:11 pm0 comments
Spanish Supreme Court asked to reinstate Tibet genocide lawsuits

(TibetanReview.net, Sep28, 2014) – The CAT (Comité de Apoyo al Tíbet) and the co-plaintiffs Fundación Casa del Tíbet and Thubten Wangchen have on Sep 18 lodged an appeal in Spain’s Supreme Court against the National Court’s decision earlier this year to dismiss the crime against humanity cases against some retired […]

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US university rejects Chinese government funding, and interference

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US university rejects Chinese government funding, and interference

  (TibetanReview.net, Sep28, 2014) – China’s projection of soft power through its use of the Confucius Institute (CI) has suffered a setback with a top US university deciding on Sep 26 not to renew its contract with the Chinese government body, reported qz.com Sep 26. The CI is a language […]

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Six laureates to skip Cape Town Nobel Peace summit over Dalai Lama visa

September 27, 2014 2:41 pm0 comments
Six laureates to skip Cape Town Nobel Peace summit over Dalai Lama visa

(TibetanReview.net, Sep27, 2014) – The number of recipients who have decided not to attend the 14th annual summit of the Nobel Peace laureates scheduled to be held in Oct 2014 in South Africa has risen to six, with two more – Yemeni journalist Tawakkol Karman, and Northern Irish activist Mairead […]

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Four Nobel Peace laureates to skip Cape Town over Dalai Lama snub

September 26, 2014 9:53 pm0 comments
Four Nobel Peace laureates to skip Cape Town over Dalai Lama snub

(TibetanReview.net, Sep26, 2014) – Jody Williams from USA, Shirin Ebadi from Iran, Leymah Gbowee from Liberian, and the International Campaign to Ban Landmines have decided not to attend the 14th annual World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Cape Town from Oct 13 to 15 in protest against South Africa’s […]

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United States government’s Tibet official to visit India, Nepal in Nov’14

September 24, 2014 2:11 pm0 comments
United States government’s Tibet official to visit India, Nepal in Nov’14

(TibetanReview.net, Sep23, 2014) – The US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, Ms Sarah Sewall, has said Sep 18 that she was planning to visit India and Nepal in November in connection with her work to promote and protect Tibetan rights and culture. “When it comes to being a voice for […]

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Dalai Lama hosts spiritual meet to address global suffering

September 22, 2014 1:43 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama hosts spiritual meet to address global suffering

(TibetanReview.net, Sep22, 2014) – Representatives from nine religious traditions from across India began on Sep 20 a two-day meeting hosted by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in New Delhi to discuss working together to address global suffering and ways to bring happiness. “Followers of all spiritual traditions try […]

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Tibet situation raised at ongoing UN rights council meet

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Tibet situation raised at ongoing UN rights council meet

(TibetanReview.net, Sep21, 2014) – The situation in Tibet under Chinese rule was reported to have been referred on Sep 19 by several Western countries during the ongoing, 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. China accused delegates from these countries, notably the EU, the UK, the Czech […]

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Over 100 Tibetans held as Chinese president visits India

September 19, 2014 2:11 pm0 comments
Over 100 Tibetans held as Chinese president visits India

(TibetanReview.net, Sep19, 2014) – Police in the Indian cities of Ahmedabad and Delhi detained a total of more than 100 Tibetans, most of them students, over Sep 17-18 in connection with the visit of the Chinese President Mr Xi Jinping, according to newspaper reports. The single largest number of detentions […]

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Tibetan students in Ahmedabad rounded up ahead of Xi’s visit

September 18, 2014 5:54 pm0 comments
Tibetan students in Ahmedabad rounded up ahead of Xi’s visit

(TibetanReview.net, Sep18, 2014) – Scores of pro-Tibet activists staged a demonstration outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on Sep 17 ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s arrival in India for a three-day visit while Tibetans residing or studying in Gujarat state’s Ahmedabad city, where he was to land, were […]

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Fourteen Nobel Peace laureates press President Zuma for Dalai Lama visa

September 17, 2014 5:40 pm0 comments
Fourteen Nobel Peace laureates press President Zuma for Dalai Lama visa

(TibetanReview.net, Sep17, 2014) – Fourteen Nobel Peace laureates have come together to pen an appeal to President Jacob Zuma, asking him to guarantee the Dalai Lama a visa to South Africa, after the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader was forced to abandon a trip to the country for the third successive […]

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