Chinese authorities criticized for using UNESCO World Heritage Site listing as money-making opportunity

July 11, 2017 10:19 pm0 comments
Chinese authorities criticized for using UNESCO World Heritage Site listing as money-making opportunity

(TibetanReview.net, Jul11, 2017) – After celebrating the UNESCO’s approval of the Kekexili National Nature Reserve in Qinghai Province and the Gulangyu, a pedestrian-only island off the coast of Fujian province, as world heritage sites during its World Heritage Committee session in Poland on Jul 7, China has admitted Jul 10 […]

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China calls its under-construction second railway into Tibet world’s most daring

July 6, 2017 10:35 pm0 comments
China calls its under-construction second railway into Tibet world’s most daring

(TibetanReview.net, Jul06, 2017) – China says the 1,700-km Sichuan-Tibet Railway it is building between Tibet’s capital Lhasa and Sichuan’s capital Chengdu is the most challenging one in the world. China’s second railway into Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) – after the Qinghai-Tibet Railway which opened on Jul 1, 2006 – will […]

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President Xi draws ‘red line’ warning at 20th Hong Kong handover anniversary

July 4, 2017 9:08 pm0 comments
President Xi draws ‘red line’ warning at 20th Hong Kong handover anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Jul04, 2017) – Defying Chinese President Xi Jinping’s warning that any attempt, among others, to “challenge the power of the central government” is an act that “crosses the red line and is absolutely impermissible”, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong to mark the […]

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Pro-democracy activists drape city emblem in black ahead of Xi’s visit for Hong Kong handover gala

June 28, 2017 12:00 am0 comments
Pro-democracy activists drape city emblem in black ahead of Xi’s visit for Hong Kong handover gala

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27, 2017) – Days ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Hong Kong for its 20th anniversary of handover from British rule, pro-democracy protesters have on Jun 25 draped a black flag over a statue symbolising the event. Protesters have said they were preparing to gather during the […]

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China’s policy measures in Tibet revealed as propaganda veil for repression

June 21, 2017 8:37 pm0 comments
China’s policy measures in Tibet revealed as propaganda veil for repression

(TibetanReview.net, Jun21, 2017) – China uses euphemisms of benign-sounding policy terms as a propaganda tool to carry out a policy of brutal repression of the Tibetan people, said New York-based Human Rights Watch as it released on Jun 19 an illustrated glossary explaining a dozen such terms in their actual-use […]

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International groups urge EU to suspend meaningless rights dialogue with China 

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International groups urge EU to suspend meaningless rights dialogue with China 

(TibetanReview.net, Jun21, 2017) – The next EU-China human rights dialogue is scheduled to be held over Jun 22-23 in the EU capital Brussels. However, seven human rights organizations have on Jun 19 urged the European Union to cancel the dialogue and suspend the exchange until the meetings can bring genuine […]

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