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US Secretary of State, Aussie MPs add their voices to global clamour on China over Panchen Lama issue

May 20, 2020 12:14 am0 comments
US Secretary of State, Aussie MPs add their voices to global clamour on China over Panchen Lama issue

(TibetanReview.net, May19’20) – In the backdrop of the ongoing war of words between the USA and China over the latter’s responsibility for the devastating Covid-19 pandemic that is still ravaging the world, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has issued a strongly-worded statement, calling for immediate information on the whereabouts of […]

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China investigating ethnic Tibetan local party leader for corruption

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China investigating ethnic Tibetan local party leader for corruption

(TibetanReview.net, May19’20) – A relatively senior ethnic Tibetan leader in the Communist Party of China in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is being investigated for corruption, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency May 18. Investigation of party leaders for corruption, though not entirely unknown, is rare in Chinese ruled Tibet. The […]

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Media in Nepal calls out Google Earth, Map for placing Mt Everest in Chinese ruled Tibet

May 18, 2020 12:16 am0 comments
Media in Nepal calls out Google Earth, Map for placing Mt Everest in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May17’20) – Google Earth and Map had both placed Mt Everest in Chinese ruled Tibet while China had also been claiming the world highest peak as its own, complained an english.khabarhub.com report from Nepal May 16. “When ‘Mt Everest’ was searched in Google Earth on May 16, the site […]

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Lawmakers in Italy, Estonia, and Germany urge China to release Tibetan religious leader it abducted 25 years ago

May 16, 2020 10:30 pm0 comments
Lawmakers in Italy, Estonia, and Germany urge China to release Tibetan religious leader it abducted 25 years ago

(TibetanReview.net, May16’20) – Ahead of the culmination on May 17 of an exile Tibetan campaign to bring international pressure on China to reveal the whereabouts and seek the release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, members of parliament in Italy, Estonia and Germany have extended their solidary with […]

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REPORT: China using anti-crime campaign to silence peaceful rights activists in Tibet

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REPORT: China using anti-crime campaign to silence peaceful rights activists in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May16’20) – Authorities in Chinese ruled Tibet are using a national anti-crime campaign to crack down on peaceful expression by Tibetans and to criminally prosecuted activists defending Tibetan culture and environment as well as critics of official corruption and those suspected of being supporters of the Dalai Lama, said […]

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United States, 16Czech MPs ask China to account for, release top Tibetan religious figure

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United States, 16Czech MPs ask China to account for, release top Tibetan religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, May15’20) – Sixteen members of the Czech Parliament have on May 14 called for immediate release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Niyma and other Tibetan political prisoners ahead of the completion of 25 years since the Chinese government abducted him with his family on May 17, 1995. […]

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Some 4,000 Tibetans left without residential status in forced Chinese resettlement plan

May 14, 2020 12:43 pm0 comments
Some 4,000 Tibetans left without residential status in forced Chinese resettlement plan

(TibetanReview.net, May13’20) – Chinese authorities in two counties of Chamdo City in Tibet Autonomous Region have taken away the residential status of around 4,000 Tibetans belonging to hundreds of families because they were absent from their ancestral homes during a forced resettlement project launched in 2014-15, reported the Tibetan Service […]

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Lithuanian gov’t moved to ask China to come clean on Tibet’s disappeared Panchen Lama

May 13, 2020 11:36 am0 comments
Lithuanian gov’t moved to ask China to come clean on Tibet’s disappeared Panchen Lama

(TibetanReview.net, May12’20) – With support from 16 other leaders and nearly 100 more fellow-citizens, Dr Andrius Navickas, Member of the Seimas (Parliament) of the Republic of Lithuania, has asked his country’s President Gitanas Nausėda and Foreign affairs Minister Linas Linkevičius to press the Chinese government to provide reliable information on […]

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UK MP adds voice to Panchen Lama release call

May 12, 2020 2:08 am0 comments
UK MP adds voice to Panchen Lama release call

(TibetanReview.net, May11’20) – Timothy Paul Loughton, Member of British Parliament from the ruling Conservative Party, has issued a video call, calling on the Chinese government to immediately release Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gendun Choekyi Nyima ahead of Tibetans marking the 25th anniversary of his abduction by it in 1995 at […]

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China finds Qinghai governments, departments failed to protect environment

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China finds Qinghai governments, departments failed to protect environment

(TibetanReview.net, May11’20) – A high-profile central environmental protection inspection team has found local governments and departments in Qinghai province to have not only failed to enforce China’s environmental protection laws but to have also been guilty of violations themselves, according to China’s official chinadaily.com.cn May 11. Some local governments and […]

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