Tibetans protest against Belgium’s unfair asylum decision

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(TibetanReview.net, May17, 2014) – Some 118 people, including 110 Tibetans and 8 Tibet supporters, staged a protest on May 13 in front of the Council for Foreigners Disputes in Belgium’s capital Brussels. The protest targeted Belgium’s change in asylum law in 2013 and its unfair and improper implementation on Tibetan […]

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Shugden supporters join China to praise Norway’s snub to Dalai Lama

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(TibetanReview.net, May08, 2014) – Practitioners, mostly Westerners, of a highly controversial spirit call Dorje Shugden among a section of Tibetan Buddhists have supported Norwegian government leaders’ decision not to meet with the Dalai Lama and have vowed to protest against the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet during his May 7-9 […]

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German Buddhists criticize Shugden protest plan against Dalai Lama

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(TibetanReview.net, May07, 2014) – Ahead of a visit to Frankfurt later this month by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, the DBO (German Buddhist Monastic Association) has on May 6 criticized UK-based New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) group for their planned protest against him. The DBO has accused the group […]

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Not many Tibetans register as voters in India

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(TibetanReview.net, May03, 2014) – Only a small number of born Tibetan citizens of India, hitherto considered as foreigners, appear to have registered to vote in the ongoing general election in India following a clearance given by the Election Commission of India in February this year. In the Kangra district of […]

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Third Tibetan moves High Court for Indian passport

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr30, 2014) – With the authorities in India still refusing to issue passports to Tibetans born in the country between Jan 26, 1950 and Jul 1, 1987 and their children as citizens of the country despite two high court rulings in their favour, a contempt of court petition has […]

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Norwegian government to ignore visiting Dalai Lama

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr27, 2014) – The Chinese stranglehold on Norway’s policy concerning the issue of Tibet has been strengthened with its Foreign Minister Børge Brende confirming Apr 26 that no government ministers or representatives of Norwegian authorities will meet with the Dalai Lama during his May 2014 visit. Earlier, Norway’s parliament […]

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Emory student body awarded for China-Tibet efforts

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr23, 2014) – A student initiative designed to build a bridge of understanding and friendship between Tibet and China has won a 2014 leadership award from the Emory University’s Office of Student Leadership and Service. The China-Tibet Initiative was presented the 2014 New Student Organisation of the Year Award […]

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New Delhi to challenge court rulings on born Tibetan citizens of India?

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr01, 2014) India’s ministry of home affairs has decided to challenge a Feb 7 notice by the Election Commission, ordering that Tibetan exiles and their children born in the country from Jan 26, 1950 to Jun 30, 1987 be allowed to register as voters for the upcoming general election, […]

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Poll: French, Germans favour rights, Tibet over trade with China

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar27, 2014) – A Washington-based Tibet campaign group said Mar 24 that an opinion poll commissioned by it showed that an overwhelming majority of French and German citizens wanted their leaders to prioritise human rights and Tibet during their leaders’ upcoming meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping. After attending […]

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Emory-Tibet partnership enriched with $1 million grant

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar27, 2014) – The New York-based Dalai Lama Trust has made a grant of $1 million to Emory University in the US state of Georgia, to support the endowment fund of The Robert A. Paul Emory-Tibet Science Initiative, reported ajc.com (website of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution) Mar 25. It added […]

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