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Taiwan says it would welcome a Dalai Lama visit again

July 7, 2020 11:32 pm0 comments
Taiwan says it would welcome a Dalai Lama visit again

(TibetanReview.net, Jul07’20) – Taiwan has said Jul 6 that it would welcome a visit by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, as Tibetans and his other devotees across the world marked his 85th birthday with prayers and charity events. The Dalai Lama last visited self-ruled Taiwan in Aug-Sep 2009 […]

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Dalai Lama suggests mantra recitation for his 85th birthday celebrations

July 6, 2020 10:01 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama suggests mantra recitation for his 85th birthday celebrations

(TibetanReview.net, Jul06’20) – Calling a large gathering neither possible at this forbidding Covid-19 moment nor even necessary, the Dalai Lama has on Jul 6 asked his devotees to simply recite the universal six-syllable Tibetan Buddhist mantra at least a thousand times by way of wishing him well on his 85th […]

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India reports another record daily Covid-19 cases as ICMR defends its Aug 15 vaccine target

July 5, 2020 11:11 pm0 comments
India reports another record daily Covid-19 cases as ICMR defends its Aug 15 vaccine target

(TibetanReview.net, Jul05’20) – Brushing aside scepticisms and criticism from the scientific community for its Aug 15 target for launching Covaxin, India’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said Jul 4 that its process was “in accordance with the globally accepted norms to fast-track the vaccine […]

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China accused of ‘symbolically erasing’ Tibet by censoring mention even of ‘Tibetan Buddhism’

July 3, 2020 11:51 pm0 comments
China accused of ‘symbolically erasing’ Tibet by censoring mention even of ‘Tibetan Buddhism’

(TibetanReview.net, Jul03’20) – An author and her publisher in Australia have been forced to cancel a book printing deal in China after the latter wanted to censor the manuscript by removing two words: “Tibetan Buddhism.” The book has nothing to do with politics. It focuses on the author’s journey as […]

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China reopens Tibet’s Jokhang Temple as peak tourism season arrives

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China reopens Tibet’s Jokhang Temple as peak tourism season arrives

(TibetanReview.net, Jul03’20) – The Jokhang Temple, considered the most sacred in Tibet, appears to have become more important as a tourist attraction than as a place of worship under Chinese rule. China said the temple, located in Tibet’s capital Lhasa, was reopened to the public on Jul 2 after being […]

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Ladakh border faceoff cited to urge India’s top civilian honour for Dalai Lama

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Ladakh border faceoff cited to urge India’s top civilian honour for Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’20) – A strong section within the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s mentor Sangh Parivar wants the government of India to send out a strong message to China by conferring India’s highest civilian award – the Bharat Ratna – on the Dalai Lama, reported deccanherald.com Jul 1. However, another faction […]

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China throws up another ‘disputed’ territory claim against Bhutan, seen as targeting India

July 2, 2020 11:42 pm0 comments
China throws up another ‘disputed’ territory claim against Bhutan, seen as targeting India

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’20) – Expansionist China has raised yet another territorial dispute, this time against Bhutan. The territory is a wildlife sanctuary that shares border with the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh and which China claims is south Tibet and therefore part of the region it annexed by armed invasion in […]

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India allows free interstate movement under Unlock-2 amid continuing high Covid-19 cases

July 1, 2020 9:52 pm0 comments
India allows free interstate movement under Unlock-2 amid continuing high Covid-19 cases

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’20) – India announced Jun 30 further opening of activities while making it clear that the Covid-19 lockdown will continue in the containment zones till Jul 31. Issuing guidelines for the month-long ‘Unlock 2’ – the “phased re-opening” of activities that had been barred to contain the coronavirus spread […]

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Primary school teacher in Tibet remains disappeared four years after arrest for Facebook postings

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Primary school teacher in Tibet remains disappeared four years after arrest for Facebook postings

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’20) – A primary school teacher in Tibet Autonomous Region has remained disappeared ever since authorities took her away in 2016 for making Facebook postings of overseas media reports about the situation in her occupied homeland. Her case has been tracked by Chinese activists, reported dailymail.co.uk Jun 30. Ms […]

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WeChat, popular with Tibetans, among 59 apps banned by India on national security grounds

June 30, 2020 9:45 pm0 comments
WeChat, popular with Tibetans, among 59 apps banned by India on national security grounds

(TibetanReview.net, Jun30’20) – Tibetan activists and groups have long campaigned to get fellow-Tibetans to boycott the popular Chinese social media app WeChat because it is monitored and censored by the Chinese government, resulting in many in Tibet being persecuted. But its popularity continued among exile Tibetans because there was little […]

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