17th Karmapa critical of China, hopeful for Tibet, fully with Dalai Lama

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr04, 2014) The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the head of the dominant Karma Kagyu lineage within the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism, considers it quite possible that the political situation in China will change considerably, resulting in a rethink on the Tibetan issue within the Chinese Communist Party. […]

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Exile Tibetan parliament concludes budget session

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar24, 2014) – The seventh session of the 15th Tibetan Parliament Exile was held from Mar 11 to 22 with the main agenda of debating and adopting the annual budget of the exile Tibetan Administration at Dharamsala. The parliament passed an Indian Rupees 189,26,55,572 (about US$31.5 million) budget for […]

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Exile parliament condemns worshippers of controversial Tibetan spirit as Chinese tools

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar21, 2014) – The Tibetan Parliament in Exile at Dharamsala, India, has on Mar 17 passed a resolution, condemning “a small number of ignorant” Tibetans who by continuing to propitiate the controversial spirit called Dolgyal (also called Shugden) endanger “Tibet’s spiritual and political interests and the personal security of […]

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Exile parliament begins 2014-15 budget session in new building

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar13, 2014) The seventh biannual session of the 15th Tibetan parliament in Exile opened in Dharamsala on Mar 11 with debating and adopting the 2014-15 budget of the exile administration being its main agenda. The session’s opening was preceded by a ceremony to inaugurate the parliament’s new building by […]

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Leading Tibet group visits D’sala to discuss strategies

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb17, 2014) A delegation of the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), a leading support group advocating the Tibetan cause, especially for Tibet in the US government and congress and in some other countries, visited Dharamsala from Feb 10 to 13, led by its newly elected President Mr Matteo Mecacci, […]

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Exile Tibetan leader received by Indian state claimed by China

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan28, 2014) The head of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharaamsala, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, was on Jan 25 accorded reception as a guest of the state of Arunachal Pradesh ahead of his tour of the Tibetan settlements there. He was received at Tawang’s Urgen Sangpo helipad by the state’s […]

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Biography of China’s longest jailed Tibetan protester released

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan26, 2014) – A biography of Tagna Jigme Sangpo, a man who had accumulated jail sentences totaling 41 years for criticizing Chinese rule or policies in occupied Tibet since 1960, was released at Dharamsala, India, on Jan 24. The book, ‘Mitse Nyongtsor’, was released by the head of the […]

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Exile home minister in New Delhi to save D’sala Tibetans from homelessness

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan18, 2014) Some 210 Tibetan families in Mcleod ganj town, Dharamsala, India, are under an order of eviction and demolition of their homes following a decision Jan 16 by the National Green Tribunal at Shimla, capital of Himachal Pradesh state. The tribunal’s order requires the forest authorities to report […]

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Exile Tibetan educationists meet to discuss progress

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan10, 2014) Some 236 principals, directors, teachers and counselors from 76 Tibetan schools in Nepal and India participated in the Sixth Tibetan General Conference on Education at the Lower TCV school, Dharamsala, from Jan 7 to 9. The conference’s agenda included professional development of teachers; emphasis on primary education, […]

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Colombo accused of double standards against Dalai Lama

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(TibetanReview.net, May19, 2014) – An editorial May 18 on the sundaytimes.lk website of Sri Lanka has accused Colombo of practicing double standards in denying a pilgrimage visit for Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, while the government accuses other countries of doing just that on itself. The editorial comment […]

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