Tibetan motorbikes targeted in night arson attacks in Mcleod Ganj

January 22, 2020 9:55 am0 comments
Tibetan motorbikes targeted in night arson attacks in Mcleod Ganj

(TibetanReview.net, Jan21’20) – Four motorbikes belonging to Tibetan residents were seen set on fire in the intervening night of Jan 19-20 as police investigate to find out who the arsonists might be. Two motorbikes belonging to Tibetan residents were said to have been set on fire a few nights earlier […]

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Dolma Gyari announces candidature for 2021 Sikyong election

January 20, 2020 6:05 am0 comments
Dolma Gyari announces candidature for 2021 Sikyong election

(TibetanReview.net, Jan19’20) – Former Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) minister Ms Dolma Gyari has announced Jan 17 that she would stand for election as the Sikyong, the executive head of the CTA, for which voting will be held in 2021. Candidates for the election will be determine after a preliminary poll […]

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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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Dalai Lama to set up Nalanda academy near Bodh Gaya

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Dalai Lama to set up Nalanda academy near Bodh Gaya

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’20) – In keeping with his commitment to revive the ancient Indian knowledge among young Indians and the world at large, the Dalai has said Jan 16 that he had decided to establish an institute of Nalanda ancient studies near the Buddhist holy city of Bodh Gaya, Bihar. The […]

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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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Dalai Lama reiterates Tibetan antipathy towards a Chinese gov’t successor

January 15, 2020 8:46 am0 comments
Dalai Lama reiterates Tibetan antipathy towards a Chinese gov’t successor

(TibetanReview.net, Jan14’20) – The Dalai Lama has on Jan 11 reiterated his position that any reincarnation of him chosen by the Chinese government will not be accepted by the Tibetan people. Despite professing atheism, China has made it clear that it will determine and choose his reincarnate successor from within […]

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Dalai Lama congratulates Taiwan president’s re-election as China condemns other countries for doing so

January 14, 2020 6:45 am0 comments
Dalai Lama congratulates Taiwan president’s re-election as China condemns other countries for doing so

(TibetanReview.net, Jan13’20) – The Dalai Lama has on Jan 12 congratulated the Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on her re-election, expressing confidence that she will be able to make further strides in bringing peace and prosperity to the people of Taiwan. On the same day, China slammed officials from the US […]

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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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Dalai Lama meets with Bihar Chief Minister, addresses devotees from SE Asia

January 10, 2020 2:55 am0 comments
Dalai Lama meets with Bihar Chief Minister, addresses devotees from SE Asia

(TibetanReview.net, Jan09’20) – Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of Bihar has on Jan 8 called on His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the latter’s Gaden Phelgyeling residence in the India’s Buddhist holy city of Bodh Gaya. The day before, the exile spiritual leader of Tibet gave audience to a group of […]

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