Chinese deputy promoted as ‘Tibet’ party boss

August 31, 2016 12:50 pm0 comments
Chinese deputy promoted as ‘Tibet’ party boss

(TibetanReview.net, Aug30, 2016) – China has on Aug 28 announced the appointment of Mr Wu Yingjie as the new party secretary of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), replacing fellow Han-Chinese Chen Quanguo, who has ruled the region since 2011 and has been made the new party boss of Xinjiang’s. Wu, previously […]

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China grooming replacement Panchen for Dalai Lama role

August 26, 2016 11:38 am0 comments
China grooming replacement Panchen for Dalai Lama role

(TibetanReview.net, Aug26, 2016) – China has indicated that it is positioning Gyaltsen Norbu (Gyantsen Norpo), the 26-year-old replacement 11th Panchen Lama imposed by it on the Tibetan people, to take on the role of the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader. The Dalai Lama had in 1995 formally recognized six-year-old […]

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China’s Tibetan search engine shows Nicolas Sarkozy with ‘Tibet is part of China’ result for ‘Dalai Lama’ query

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China’s Tibetan search engine shows Nicolas Sarkozy with ‘Tibet is part of China’ result for ‘Dalai Lama’ query

(TibetanReview.net, Aug26, 2016) – China’s first Tibetan-language search engine launched this week bears a striking resemblance to the Google search engine in the USA which is blocked locally and brings up considerably more limited results, revealing it to be nothing more than a tool of censorship and propaganda. The search […]

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UN expert slams China on rights, finds its ethnic minority policy assimilationist

August 25, 2016 11:13 am0 comments
UN expert slams China on rights, finds its ethnic minority policy assimilationist

(TibetanReview.net, Aug25, 2016) – A UN expert has on Aug 23 criticized China for severely undermining his work of investigating extreme poverty and human rights during his nine-day visit to the country, reported Reuters Aug 23. Philip Alston, the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, has said […]

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Public protests force China to halt $15b N-waste processing project

August 12, 2016 1:30 pm0 comments
Public protests force China to halt $15b N-waste processing project

(TibetanReview.net, Aug12, 2016) – In yet another but still rare instance of yielding to public pressure, a coastal city in eastern China on Aug 10 backed away from its selection as the site for a Sino-French nuclear waste processing plant following days of protests by residents. Thousands of residents of […]

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China’s show trial of rights activists driven by fear of liberal ideology

August 9, 2016 12:58 pm0 comments
China’s show trial of rights activists driven by fear of liberal ideology

(TibetanReview.net, Aug09, 2016) – To make a point of asserting the might of the communist party government and its intolerance of dissent, China carried out televised trials throughout last week of lawyers and rights activists and eventually sentenced all four to up to seven and half years in jail. All […]

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