China says Doklam road will be built to meet border defence needs

August 31, 2017 11:13 pm0 comments
China says Doklam road will be built to meet border defence needs

(TibetanReview.net, Aug31, 2017) – Despite Bhutan’s territorial claim and India’s objection on ground of strategic considerations, which led to the recent tense, ten-week standoff, China has expressed resolve to complete its road construction plans for the disputed Donglang (or Doklam) area. China said its purpose was to meet the needs […]

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Academics outraged that Cambridge University Press bowed to China’s censorship

August 22, 2017 11:25 pm0 comments
Academics outraged that Cambridge University Press bowed to China’s censorship

(TibetanReview.net, Aug22, 2017) – Academics have expressed outrage that Cambridge University Press (CUP) has bowed to Chinese government’s demands to censor a reputed academic journal being published by it, reported washingtonpost.com Aug 21. The CUP had announced Aug 18 that it had removed 300 articles and book reviews from a […]

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Thousands protest jailing of Hong Kong Democracy movement leaders

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Thousands protest jailing of Hong Kong Democracy movement leaders

(TibetanReview.net, Aug21, 2017) – Thousands of people marched through the streets of Hong Kong on Aug 20 to protest against the jailing of three young democracy activists by the special administrative region’s apex court on appeal by the pro-Beijing local government. Braving the summer heat, the protesters streamed from the […]

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Party leader in Xinjiang sacked for below par anti-extremism fight record

August 7, 2017 11:49 pm0 comments
Party leader in Xinjiang sacked for below par anti-extremism fight record

(TibetanReview.net, Aug07, 2017) – China has dismissed from service, expelled from party and placed under investigation a local communist party chief – an ethnic Chinese – for having allegedly failed to do enough to fight extremism, reported the AP Aug 6, citing an Aug 5 statement by the ruling party’s […]

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Thousands sign petition asking China to free Noble Peace laureate’s widow

July 31, 2017 11:07 pm0 comments
Thousands sign petition asking China to free Noble Peace laureate’s widow

(TibetanReview.net, Jul30, 2017) – More than 60,000 people have signed an online petition launched by the London-based international human rights group Amnesty International, calling on China to free late Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiabo’s wife Liu Xia, reported aljazeera.com Jul 29. Liu Xia, 56, was with Liu Xiaobo when he […]

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China says deceased Noble Peace laureate’s widow is ‘free’, but she and family remain unreachable

July 16, 2017 8:59 pm0 comments
China says deceased Noble Peace laureate’s widow is ‘free’, but she and family remain unreachable

(TibetanReview.net, Jul16, 2017) – Jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo who passed away on Jul 13 was cremated on Jul 15 at a private ceremony and his wife who has for years remained under house arrest is finally “free”, Reuters Jul 15 cited a government official as saying. However, […]

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