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Indian chief minister cautions Nepal against China’s Tibet-trap

June 4, 2020 11:57 pm0 comments
Indian chief minister cautions Nepal against China’s Tibet-trap

(TibetanReview.net, Jun04’20) – Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has on Jun 3 cautioned Nepal against meeting Tibet’s fate by acting at China’s behest on its boundary issue with India. “India and Nepal have age-old relations which cannot be severed by altering boundaries. In fact, […]

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China reopens Tibet’s Potala palace for tourists

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China reopens Tibet’s Potala palace for tourists

(TibetanReview.net, Jun03’20) – China said June 2 it was reopening the Potala, the historical winter residence of the Dalai Lamas, from Jun 3, with the visitors being required to book their tickets online a day in advance. China closed down the Potala from Jan 27 after the outbreak of the […]

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Stobdan sorry if religious sentiments hurt, but stands by his Dalai Lama criticism

June 2, 2020 10:51 pm0 comments
Stobdan sorry if religious sentiments hurt, but stands by his Dalai Lama criticism

(TibetanReview.net, Jun02’20) – Former Indian diplomat Phunchok Stobdan has said he was sorry if his scolding of the Dalai Lama for not speaking up on the Ladakh border dispute amid the ongoing standoff between China and India during a television discussion on the issue had hurt religious sentiments. This followed […]

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Former diplomat’s television scolding of Dalai Lama for alleged silence on border dispute angers fellow-Ladakhis

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Former diplomat’s television scolding of Dalai Lama for alleged silence on border dispute angers fellow-Ladakhis

(TibetanReview.net, Jun01’20) – Undiplomatic remarks by a former Indian diplomat, attacking the Dalai Lama in angry terms on television for not declaring that a piece of territory in Ladakh claimed by China does not belong to Tibet have angered the people in his home territory. India and China are presently […]

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Australian student to take university to court for suspending him for Hong Kong, Tibet activism

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Australian student to take university to court for suspending him for Hong Kong, Tibet activism

(TibetanReview.net, Jun01’20) – A student who has been suspended by the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, for two years for misconduct because of his activism in support of support of Hong Kong and Tibet has said he will file an appeal to the Supreme Court. The suspension of philosophy […]

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Lama reportedly apologized to Dalai Lama after assailing the latter for giving empowerments online

June 1, 2020 11:48 pm0 comments
Lama reportedly apologized to Dalai Lama after assailing the latter for giving empowerments online

(TibetanReview.net, Jun01’20) – Tulku Orgyen Tobgyal is reported to have apologized to the Dalai Lama after he made a scathing criticism of the latter for giving religious empowerments over the internet, calling them degeneration of the Buddha Dharma and the destruction of the religion. It earned him severe rebuke from […]

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China warns Tibetan employees, students, others in Lhasa to stay away from religion during Buddhist holy month

May 28, 2020 1:02 am0 comments
China warns Tibetan employees, students, others in Lhasa to stay away from religion during Buddhist holy month

(TibetanReview.net, May27’20) – The rule has been in force for many years, applies even in normal times, and is highly draconian. However, each year, ahead of the most important Tibetan Buddhist religious festival marking the birth, enlightenment and passing away of the Buddha Shakyamuni, China makes it a point to […]

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MP asks Canada to act for Tibetans, others during parliament session

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MP asks Canada to act for Tibetans, others during parliament session

(TibetanReview.net, May27’20) – China’s persecution of Tibetans as well as Uyghurs, Falun Gong practitioners, Christians and numerous others was raised on May 25 in the Canadian House of Commons during a session on the special committee on Canada-China relations. “We are leading democracy in the world. We must stand up […]

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Global Tibet movement expresses solidarity with Hong Kong people over China’s national security legislation move

May 27, 2020 11:16 pm0 comments
Global Tibet movement expresses solidarity with Hong Kong people over China’s national security legislation move

(TibetanReview.net, May27’20) – Members of the International Tibet Network, a coalition of 170 Tibet-related campaign organisations, have on May 25 expressed solidarity with the people of Hong Kong “as they confront an imminent threat to their freedoms and autonomy with the imposition of a new draconian national security legislation”. The […]

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Sino-India: No breakthrough in border standoff between India and China

May 24, 2020 1:35 am0 comments
Sino-India: No breakthrough in border standoff between India and China

(TibetanReview.net, May23’20) – Another drawn out standoff appears to be brewing between India and China across the Ladakh-Tibet border with the former’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) blocking the latter’s Army patrols on its side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The development comes in the backdrop of two separate […]

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