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Exile Tibetan administration head’s first meeting in US State Department hailed as historic

October 16, 2020 7:45 pm0 comments
Exile Tibetan administration head’s first meeting in US State Department hailed as historic

(TibetanReview.net, Oct16’20) – The executive head of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamsala, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, has on Oct 15 met with Mr Robert Destro, whose appointment as the Special Coordinator for Tibetan issues was announced by the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo just the day before. Detro, a […]

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US State Department urged to fill long-pending Tibetan policy post

May 14, 2020 1:39 am0 comments
US State Department urged to fill long-pending Tibetan policy post

(TibetanReview.net, May13’20) – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has on May 12 reiterated its call on the State Department to fill the long-pending appointment of a Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues. The appointment is mandated under the Tibetan Policy Act of 2002 but the position has […]

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US annual report finds rights violations in Tibet severe and significant

March 16, 2019 12:54 am0 comments
US annual report finds rights violations in Tibet severe and significant

(TibetanReview.net, Mar15’19) – During the past year, the people of Tibet faced immense discrimination under Chinese rule, severe restrictions on their most basic rights and increasing isolation from the outside world, said the United States State Department in its global Human Rights Report for 2018 released on Mar 13. The […]

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US State Department’s annual rights report highlights pervasive abuses in Tibet

April 23, 2018 4:52 am0 comments
US State Department’s annual rights report highlights pervasive abuses in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr22, 2018) – The US State Department has, in its latest Human Rights Report, released on Apr 20, referred to the pervasiveness of the repression in Tibet under Chinese rule, including with high levels of deployments of the paramilitary People’s Armed Police. The report highlights a number of other […]

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