Belgium, Netherlands uphold Tibetan right on Dalai Lama reincarnation issue

February 7, 2020 2:13 pm0 comments
Belgium, Netherlands uphold Tibetan right on Dalai Lama reincarnation issue

(TibetanReview.net, Feb05’20) – The governments of Belgium and the Netherland had made it clear in late 2019 that the reincarnate succession to Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, should be determined by the Tibetan believers themselves without any sort of interference from the Chinese state, said Washington-based International Campaign for […]

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Nyingma Buddhists to be headed by Nyingma Monlam Committee head

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Nyingma Buddhists to be headed by Nyingma Monlam Committee head

(TibetanReview.net, Feb05’20) – With Kyabje Kathok Getse Rinpoche having passed way before completing his three-year term, Kyabje Dzogchen Rinpoche declining to accept the role in the beginning of last year and Kyabje Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche also not accepting the role just recently, the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism will now […]

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Canada urged to act against China’s attacks on free speech in universities

February 3, 2020 1:29 am0 comments
Canada urged to act against China’s attacks on free speech in universities

(TibetanReview.net, Feb02’20) – An MP from the Conservative Party has called for Chinese diplomats who encourage foreign students to attack freedom of speech in Canadian locations to be removed from their official position, reported themediatimes.com Feb 1. He has particularly mentioned the case of a Tibetan woman named Chemi Lhamo, […]

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House approves new US policy bill on Tibet issue

February 2, 2020 6:50 am0 comments
House approves new US policy bill on Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Jan29’20) – The US House of Representatives voted unanimously Jan 28 to approve a comprehensive piece of legislation that will dramatically upgrade US political and humanitarian support for Tibetans, including the sanctioning of Chinese officials for interfering in the Dalai Lama’s succession, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) […]

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Nepal set to implement China deal to handover people for illegal border crossing

January 24, 2020 2:36 am0 comments
Nepal set to implement China deal to handover people for illegal border crossing

(TibetanReview.net, Jan23’20) – Nepal and China are discussing the modalities for bringing into force an agreement signed during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Kathmandu in Oct 2019 for handing back to each other their citizens who had illegally crossed into the other side’s territory within seven days of being detained, […]

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Tibet group re-established in new European Parliament

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Tibet group re-established in new European Parliament

(TibetanReview.net, Jan23’20) – A new Tibet Interest Group (TIG) was formed in the European Parliament on Jan 22 following the recent parliament election and held its inaugural meeting with the participation of seven MEPs and nine Assistants of MEPs. They were joined by the heads of the International Campaign for […]

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Exile Tibetan administration criticizes Myanmar for calling Tibet ‘inalienable part of China’

January 23, 2020 12:09 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan administration criticizes Myanmar for calling Tibet ‘inalienable part of China’

(TibetanReview.net, Jan22’20) – The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamsala has on Jan 21 criticized Myanmar for calling Tibet, along with Taiwan and Xinjiang, “inalienable parts of China” in a joint declaration with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Jan 18. Xi was on a two-day visit to sign 33 […]

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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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