Chinese Influenced Nepal to Ban Tibetans Celebrating Dalai Lama’s Birthday

A senior official of the United States has explained in a statement that the Tibetan refugees in Nepal are facing growing restriction due to Chinese influence. The statement explained on the fact that Nepal banned celebrations from the Tibetan community on their spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s birthday.

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Tibetan Refugee Mistaken for Chinese Spy Arrested in India

A Tibetan refugee has been arrested in India after being mistaken as a Chinese spy. The Tibetan refugee was caught in suspicion for possession a China issued travel while possessing Indian government documents. A Central Armed Police Force of India detained the refugee while travelling along Indian border regions en-route to Nepal.

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Tibetan Refugee Migrants in France Stranded Near Paris

Tibetan refugee migrants in France have been stranded near the capital city of Paris after the rehousing project of the government dismantled the camp that home to those asylum seeker. From around two hundred Tibetan asylum seekers previously staying at the camp in tents, the rehousing project can house only around one hundred and twenty of them.

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Toronto Police Probe Chinese Online Bully Against Tibetan Girl

Following unprecedented abuse against Tibetan origin Canadian, Chemi Lhamo online by the Chinese Students, Toronto police have started probing the matter. Lhamo’s victory in University election and Uyghur origin Canadian, Rukiye Turdush’s speech on human rights abuse in China were brutally attacked online by Chinese students.

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Court Orders Government to Formulate Process for Tibetan RC & IC Surrender

Following about a year after the Delhi High Court ordered the Government of India to issue Indian passports to all eligible Tibetans, the court in response to a petition filed by some Tibetans ordered the government to immediately formulate a process for the surrender of Tibetan RC & IC so that they can apply for Indian passport.

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Police Directs Tibetans Holding Voter ID to Return Their RC

The Indian police has issued a directive to some of Tibetan settlement offices which informs Tibetans holding Indian voter IDs to return their refugee Registration Certificates (RC) for security reasons. The notice informs Tibetans who are holding voter IDs need to return their RCs within a period of one month.

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Only 60 Tibetans Escaped Into Exile During 2017

With the declining number of Tibetans arriving into exile from Tibet with the passing year, only around 60 people have been registered to have escaped into exile in the past year according to the register of the Tibetan Reception Centre for New Arrivals, Dharamshala. This is around 40% less than the number people that have escape in the previous year.

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Dipping Temperatures Might Mean Better Business for Tibetan Sweater-Sellers

The arrival of New Year has brought with it, perhaps, good news for Tibetan sweater-sellers. Tibetan sweater-sellers who are struggling to make sales might see a rise in the purchase after Skymet Weather said that the winter chill will continue. Tibetan sellers were earlier concerned about the onset of a late winter, resulting in warmer climate even during the month of December.

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India Grants One Year Multi Entry Visa To Tibetan IC Holders To Ease Foreign Travel

The Government of India has granted one year multi entry visa to Tibetan IC holders to ease their foreign travels at the request of the Central Tibetan Administration as announced today. Tibetans holding IC have been facing issues of humiliation and unnecessary hassles while traveling abroad and entry/return visa is one of them.

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