(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 […]
(TibetanReview.net, Apr12, 2017) – While the total number of executions being carried out by it remains unknown as...
(TibetanReview.net, Mar23, 2017) – Eleven countries have, in a letter dated Feb 27, jointly called on the Chinese...
(TibetanReview.net, Mar11, 2017) – China said Mar 10 that it had approved more than 60 “Living Buddhas” of Tibetan...
(TibetanReview.net, Mar09, 2017) – China has on Mar 7 called Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, describing him as an ‘actor’ whose performance can be rather deceptive, when asked to respond to his remark that its hardline leaders “have no common sense” on the issue of Tibet. Not in […]Read more ›
(TibetanReview.net, Mar09, 2017) – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has on Mar 7 said the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) had a special place in the overall development of the People’s Republic of China, reported the official chinadaily.com.cn Mar 8. The premier was reported to have made his remark while attending a […]Read more ›
(TibetanReview.net, Mar03, 2017) – The government of China, acting through it consulate in Los Angeles, is said to be behind the Chinese student protest aimed at preventing Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, from giving the commencement speech at the University of California, San Diego, in Jun 2017. China […]Read more ›
(TibetanReview.net, Feb22, 2017) – Ties between landlocked Mongolia and China appear to have been restored, with the foreign ministers of the two countries meeting in Beijing for two hours on Feb 20 to signal the development. China had cancelled diplomatic visits and exchanges with Mongolia in anger at the latter’s […]Read more ›
(TibetanReview.net, Feb17, 2017) – Rebiya Kadeer, a prominent human right activist from Chinese ruled East Turkestan (Xinjiang) currently living in exile in Germany, has decided to back out from accepting an invitation to visit Taiwan next month, reported chinapost.com.tw Feb 15, citing a pro-Taiwan independence opposition party. The Uighur activist […]Read more ›
(TibetanReview.net, Feb12, 2017) – US President Donald Trump has told his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that he will toe its line to abide by the ‘one China’ policy during a phone conversation on Feb 10. Earlier, in December, Trump had angered Beijing by taking a congratulatory call from the president […]Read more ›