Rights groups concerned as China’s public security official elected to head Interpol

November 15, 2016 5:52 pm0 comments
Rights groups concerned as China’s public security official elected to head Interpol

(TibetanReview.net, Nov12, 2016) – Knowing Beijing’s propensity to pursue overseas dissidents with false criminal charges, human rights organizations have expressed concern over the election of Mr Meng Hongwei, China’s vice-minister of public security, as the president of Paris-based Interpol’s executive committee at a meeting Nov 10 in the Indonesian island […]

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China angered by Nepal’s alleged failure to uphold one-China policy

November 10, 2016 2:39 pm0 comments
China angered by Nepal’s alleged failure to uphold one-China policy

(TibetanReview.net, Nov09, 2016) – China has raised a series of objections over what it considered Nepal’s failure to adhere to Beijing’s one-China policy in recent days, according to a myrepublica.com report Nov 8. One was over an alleged meeting of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) party President Mr Sher Bahadur […]

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China made Xi new ‘core leader’ amid questions about his credentials

October 29, 2016 12:14 pm0 comments
China made Xi new ‘core leader’ amid questions about his credentials

(TibetanReview.net, Oct28, 2016) – The sixth plenum of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has ended on Oct 27 with General Secretary Xi Jinping being elevated as the party’s “core” leader. Although this is seen as having made him more powerful, it is not clear […]

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Beijing tells protesting Seoul to cool down after Chinese fishing boat sinks South Korean coastguard boat

October 15, 2016 12:00 pm0 comments
Beijing tells protesting Seoul to cool down after Chinese fishing boat sinks South Korean coastguard boat

(TibetanReview.net, Oct15, 2016) – China has not only failed to apologise or to promise an inquiry to punish the guilty but also on Oct 12 suggested that Seoul stay “reasonable and cool-headed” after a 100-ton Chinese fishing boat rammed into a 4.5 ton South Korean coastguard speedboat that was trying […]

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China condemns rights award for jailed Uyghur scholar, UN rights chief for attending the ceremony

October 14, 2016 4:29 pm0 comments
China condemns rights award for jailed Uyghur scholar, UN rights chief for attending the ceremony

(TibetanReview.net, Oct14, 2016) – China has expressed bitter anger over the fact that a Uyghur scholar whom it had jailed for life for alleged separatism has been given a major international human rights award on Oct 11. China jailed Ilham Tohti, a former professor at the Central University for Nationalities […]

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China to punish law firms for lawyers’ rights activism

October 12, 2016 8:36 pm0 comments
China to punish law firms for lawyers’ rights activism

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2016) – In a further crackdown on human rights lawyers, China is to hold law firms to account for lawyers who write open letters, sign petitions or organise forums to pressurise judicial authorities, reported the SCMP.com Sep 25. The report said that some 168 lawyers had signed a […]

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