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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 religion freedom commission seeks targeted sanctions against China’s rights violators

April 30, 2020 12:09 am0 comments
US religion freedom commission seeks targeted sanctions against China’s rights violators

(TibetanReview.net, Apr29’20) – A bipartisan US federal commission has on Apr 28 called for sanctions against individuals and entities deemed responsible for the persecution of Muslims in Chinese-ruled Xinjiang and for the country to be placed on a State Department blacklist of the world’s worst abusers of religious freedoms. Releasing […]

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US annual report highlights China’s forced assimilation, suppression of Tibetan Buddhists

May 1, 2019 11:34 pm0 comments
US annual report highlights China’s forced assimilation, suppression of Tibetan Buddhists

(TibetanReview.net, May01’19) – In the name of “Sinicizing” Tibetan Buddhism, the Chinese government sought to forcibly bring the Tibetan people’s religious faith under party-based state control in 2018, said the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its latest annual report released on Apr 29. The report documents China’s […]

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Annual religious freedom report asks Trump Administration to re-designate China as a Country of Particular Concern

April 30, 2018 4:12 am2 comments
Annual religious freedom report asks Trump Administration to re-designate China as a Country of Particular Concern

(TibetanReview.net, Apr29, 2018) – Releasing its latest annual report, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has on Apr 27 recommended that the Trump Administration re-designate China as a Country of Particular Concern, use the Global Magnitsky Act against Chinese officials and agencies responsible for human rights abuses, […]

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