Prague mayor stands firm on human rights, Tibet, Taiwan despite China’s tantrum

July 23, 2019 12:59 am0 comments
Prague mayor stands firm on human rights, Tibet, Taiwan despite China’s tantrum

(TibetanReview.net, Jul22’19) – China has cancelled a signed contract for a tour of the country by Prague’s Philharmonic Orchestra and shattered the city zoo’s long-held dreams of hosting a panda, citing the city mayor’s critical stance on Beijing’s position on human rights, Tibet and Taiwan. Mr Zdenek Hřib’s stance puts […]

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China rejects ‘Stain of the century’ criticism for its persecution of Uighurs

July 20, 2019 5:47 am0 comments
China rejects ‘Stain of the century’ criticism for its persecution of Uighurs

(TibetanReview.net, Jul19’19) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has on Jul 18 called China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the “stain of the century”, prompting an angry response from Beijing. Addressing a State Department-hosted Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom conference, Pompeo also accused Beijing of pressuring countries not […]

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China angry at 22 countries’ UN rebuke for its treatment of Xinjiang Muslims

July 12, 2019 8:09 am0 comments
China angry at 22 countries’ UN rebuke for its treatment of Xinjiang Muslims

(TibetanReview.net, Jul11’19) – A group of 22 countries has issued a statement at the United Nations in Geneva, urging China to stop the mass incarceration of ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims in the Xinjiang region under its rule. None of the traditionally Islamic countries that claim to defend the rights […]

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China accused of practicing cultural genocide in Xinjiang

July 6, 2019 11:22 pm0 comments
China accused of practicing cultural genocide in Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Jul05’19) – China is deliberately separating Muslim children from their families, faith and language in Xinjiang in an attempt to make culturally Chinese people of them in schools designed for that purpose while their parents, numbering around a million, undergo de-Islamization in concentration camps set up across the so-called […]

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China installing smartphone app to steal Xinjiang visitors’ personal data

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China installing smartphone app to steal Xinjiang visitors’ personal data

(TibetanReview.net, Jul04’19) – China uses smartphone surveillance not just on is citizens in Xinjiang but also on tourists visiting the so-called autonomous region, according to a joint investigation by Motherboard, Süddeutsche Zeitung, the Guardian, the New York Times, and Germany’s NDR. Foreigners crossing into Xinjiang are “forced to install a […]

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China reports increased party membership, now at over 90 million

July 2, 2019 1:36 am0 comments
China reports increased party membership, now at over 90 million

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’19) – The membership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has risen to more than 90 million as it seeks greater amount of legitimacy under conditions of the country’s great economic prosperity. About 34 percent of party members were born in the 1980s and 1990s, and nearly half […]

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