(TibetanReview.net, Sep10, 2016) – Leaders of the world’s 20 richest countries, including many democracies, have been criticized for not raising any objection to China’s arrest or rounding up of journalists, activists and petitioners in the run up to the G-20 summit held Sep 4-5 in the southern city of Hangzhou. […]
(TibetanReview.net, Sep09, 2016) – Despite being assured of a majority support by a skewed electoral system, China...
(TibetanReview.net, Sep08, 2016) – Pro-democracy candidates have won 30 of the 70 seats in Hong Kong’s Legislative...
(TibetanReview.net, Sep01, 2016) – President Tran Dai Quang of Vietnam has warned, without naming China while on a...
(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 […]Read more ›
(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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
(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 […]Read more ›
(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 […]Read more ›
(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 […]Read more ›