Nepal to charge Xi-visit arrested Tibetans for ‘indecent behaviour’

October 16, 2019 5:39 am0 comments
Nepal to charge Xi-visit arrested Tibetans for ‘indecent behaviour’

(TibetanReview.net, Oct14’19) – As Chinese President Xi Jinping left after concluding his Oct 12-13 state visit, Nepal is to charge 24 Tibet activists, most of them Nepali Citizens of Tibetan descend, for indecent behaviour, reported english.onlinekhabar.com Oct 13. It is not clear what actions on their part earned them this […]

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22 Tibetans, rights activists held ahead of Chinese President’s arrival in Nepal

October 14, 2019 4:21 am0 comments
22 Tibetans, rights activists held ahead of Chinese President’s arrival in Nepal

(TibetanReview.net, Oct13’19) – Police in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu had arrested 22 alleged free-Tibet movement campaigners and human rights activists over the past three days on suspicion of planning to hold protests during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Oct 12-13 state visit to the country, reported thehimalayantimes.com Oct 13. Five were held […]

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Tibetan independence activist charged as 8 more held ahead of Xi-Modi summit

October 8, 2019 9:19 pm0 comments
Tibetan independence activist charged as 8 more held ahead of Xi-Modi summit

(TibetanReview.net, Oct07’19) – Apart from writer and independence activist Mr Tenzin Tsundue, police in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu have taken into custody eight other Tibetan activists on suspicion of planning to protest during the Oct 11-13 informal summit of visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister […]

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Tibetan writer and activist held ahead of Xi-Modi India summit

October 7, 2019 12:54 am0 comments
Tibetan writer and activist held ahead of Xi-Modi India summit

(TibetanReview.net, Oct06’19) – Police in Viluppuram district of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu have taken into preventive custody on Oct 5 Tibetan writer and independence activist Mr Tenzin Tsundue ahead of an informal summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He is expected to […]

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US city votes to rename street as ‘Dalai Lama Avenue’

October 5, 2019 4:40 pm0 comments
US city votes to rename street as ‘Dalai Lama Avenue’

(TibetanReview.net, Oct04’19) – Richmond, a city in western Contra Costa County of the US state of California, has decided to rename a part of its Huntington Avenue as ‘Dalai Lama Avenue’. The decision was taken by unanimous vote on Oct 1 by the Richmond City Council. On July 16, the […]

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Forty Four Tibetan youths held for New Delhi protest on 70th China anniversary

October 4, 2019 7:24 am0 comments
Forty Four Tibetan youths held for New Delhi protest on 70th China anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Oct02’19) – Forty Tibetans, including 18 females, were taken into custody after they staged a protest near the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on the occasion of China’s 70th national day on Oct 1, according to several Indian news media reports. The protest, carried out by activists of the […]

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Exile Tibetan Dy Speaker honoured for excellence in leadership

September 29, 2019 12:25 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan Dy Speaker honoured for excellence in leadership

(TibetanReview.net, Sep27’19) – Deputy Speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile was on Sep 26 honoured by a New Delhi-based prominent Indian non-governmental organization for excellence in leadership, said the exile Tibetan administration on its Tibet.net website Sep 27. Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok was awarded the prestigious ‘Dr. Shyamaprasad Mookerjee […]

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Tribal neighbours demand end to land leased to Tibetan refugees in Indian state

September 17, 2019 4:19 am0 comments
Tribal neighbours demand end to land leased to Tibetan refugees in Indian state

(TibetanReview.net, Sep16’19) – Tribal neighbours of a 56-year-old Tibetan refugee settlement in the Indian state of Odisha (formerly Orissa) are demanding the eviction of the settlement residents, reported newindianexpress.com Sep 15. The report said the tribals were accusing the Tibetans of being in illegal encroachment of the land which was […]

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Ungentlemanly Nepal has deported six Tibetan asylum seekers

September 11, 2019 1:54 am0 comments
Ungentlemanly Nepal has deported six Tibetan asylum seekers

(TibetanReview.net, Sep10’19) – Brushing aside pleas from local bystanders and, in fact, warning them against speaking about it, police in Nepal’s northwestern corner district of Humla have on Sep 5 evening dragged away and handed over to Chinese border forces six Tibetans who had just crossed over to seek asylum, […]

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Sogyal Rinpoche: End of bestselling Tibetan Buddhist master scarred by abuse allegations

August 30, 2019 5:40 am0 comments
Sogyal Rinpoche: End of bestselling Tibetan Buddhist master scarred by abuse allegations

(TibetanReview.net, Aug29’19) – Sogyal Lakar, better known as Sogyal Rinpoche, one of the most prominent Tibetan Buddhist masters living in the West, best known for a long time by his bestseller The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying but whose reputation was badly sullied in recent years by allegations of […]

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