United States critical, Hong Kong public protests, China defends on 28th Tiananmen Square massacre anniversary

June 6, 2017 11:20 pm0 comments
United States critical, Hong Kong public protests, China defends on 28th Tiananmen Square massacre anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Jun06, 2017) – As China marked the 28th anniversary Jun 4 of its crackdown on pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square with a new round of repression, the United States called on it to make a full account of those killed or detained during the bloodbath while […]

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China shown to overstate its population figures for decades

May 27, 2017 1:21 am0 comments
China shown to overstate its population figures for decades

(TibetanReview.net, May26, 2017) – China’s actual population is 90 million less than what the government says it is. The government has, in fact, been overstating its population numbers for decades, reported timesofindia.com May 25, citing a US academic covered in the China Banking News. The report also cited researchers as […]

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China bans dozens of Islamic baby names in Xinjiang as extremist

April 27, 2017 10:06 pm0 comments
China bans dozens of Islamic baby names in Xinjiang as extremist

(TibetanReview.net, Apr27, 2017) – The Chinese rulers of East Turkestan – which China calls Xinjiang – have issued a list of dozens of names which it has banned the region’s Islamic people from giving their children. Reports said the ban on parents from giving their children ‘extreme’ Islamic names was […]

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China demotes party official for declining to smoke before religious elders

April 14, 2017 11:39 pm0 comments
China demotes party official for declining to smoke before religious elders

(TibetanReview.net, Apr14, 2017) – For declining to smoke in front of religious elders, Chinese authorities in Xinjiang (East Turkestan) have demoted a village party chief, citing his refrain as an exemplar of “timidity in fighting against religious extremism”. Jelil Matniyaz, Communist Party chief of a village in Hotan, was demoted […]

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China unbeaten in global leadership for number of executions

April 13, 2017 12:24 am0 comments
China unbeaten in global leadership for number of executions

(TibetanReview.net, Apr12, 2017) – While the total number of executions being carried out by it remains unknown as this information is a national secret, available reports show China to continue to retain its record as the globe’s top executioner for the year 2016 as well, Amnesty International has reported Apr […]

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Eleven countries urge China to end torture of rights lawyers, US a notable absentee

March 23, 2017 11:07 pm0 comments
Eleven countries urge China to end torture of rights lawyers, US a notable absentee

(TibetanReview.net, Mar23, 2017) – Eleven countries have, in a letter dated Feb 27, jointly called on the Chinese government to investigate “credible claims of torture” against human rights lawyers, reported Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper Mar 20. The report said the signatories to the letter, which has not been made […]

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