First Tibetan Origin American for US Congress Wins Democratic Primary

The first Tibetan origin to ever contest for the US Congress has won the Democratic primary for the first congressional district of Ohio and is all contest against the gigantic task of defeating a 11-time Republican Congressman. Aftab Karma Singh Pureval, an American of Indian-Tibetan descent has become the first Tibetan origin ever to run for the crucial political position in the United States.

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US Congress Releases $17 Million in Aid for Tibetans

The US Congress on Wednesday has approved the bill that releases to the Tibetan people of $17 million in aid according to the latest happenings from the US.  The $17 million aid comes to the Tibetans inside Tibet as well as to those in exile in India and Nepal under the heading of “Economic Support Fund” from the US congress.

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Chinese Tibet Oppression Raised in US House of Representatives

The US House of Representatives recently discussed about the need for the United States to intervene in how China is oppressing the religious freedom of the Tibetan people. The discussion on Tibet reeled around the debate on China’s Strategy to Accrue Global Power. The Tibet Post reported that the Chairman of the Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee on House Foreign Affairs Committee Ted Yoho raised the issue.

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US Senator Exchanged Tibet For Economic Incentives With China?

A US Senator is reported to have overseen the fact that Tibet is going under a serious situation of human rights crisis for economic deals with China. According to an opinion in the Washington Post columnist Josh Rogin, China is bidding political favours in foreign countries in return for economic incentives they provide.

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Let His Holiness the Dalai Lama Go Home: US Congressman To China

A senior US congressman has called on China demanding them to let the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama go home to Tibet while speaking in the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. on Thursday. The United States lawmaker told that His Holiness has the right to return to his homeland whether to stay or visit.

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US Sanctions $6 Million for Tibetans in Nepal and India for Fiscal Year 2016

The Congressional budget appropriation bill states “Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading, “Economic Support Fund” not less than $6,000,000 shall be made available for programs to promote and preserve Tibetan culture, development, and the resilience of Tibetan communities in India and Nepal, and to assist in the education and development of the next generation of Tibetan leaders from such communities”.

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