Seventh annual seminar held in Beijing to discuss adapting Tibetan Buddhism to Chinese rule

November 11, 2017 11:13 pm2 comments
Seventh annual seminar held in Beijing to discuss adapting Tibetan Buddhism to Chinese rule

(TibetanReview.net, Nov11, 2017) – Nearly 200 people including scholars from Han Buddhist monasteries and scholars from religious research institutions as well as representatives from Buddhist institutes and monasteries in Tibet Autonomous Region and Tibetan-inhabited areas in Qinghai, Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces took part in the seventh annual Tibetan Buddhist […]

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China’s Panchen says Tibetan Buddhism should adapt to President Xi’s New Era guidance

November 10, 2017 11:06 pm0 comments
China’s Panchen says Tibetan Buddhism should adapt to President Xi’s New Era guidance

(TibetanReview.net, Nov10, 2017) – Gyaltsen Norbu, the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet appointed by China to replace the one recognized by the Dalai Lama, has said that the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) held in Beijing over Oct 18-24, could benefit Buddhism and called on […]

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China jails Uighur man for religious extremism, having scolded his son for drinking alcohol 13 years ago

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China jails Uighur man for religious extremism, having scolded his son for drinking alcohol 13 years ago

(TibetanReview.net, Nov10, 2017) – For having admonished his son for drinking alcohol in violation of Islamic teachings 13 years ago, China has jailed a 67-year-old ethnic Uighur Muslim to 10 years in prison for “religious extremism”, reported the Uighur Service of Radio Free Asia (Washington) Nov 8. Tursun Memet was […]

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China’s military told to affirm absolute loyalty to supreme leader Xi

November 8, 2017 10:37 pm0 comments
China’s military told to affirm absolute loyalty to supreme leader Xi

(TibetanReview.net, Nov07, 2017) – Despite the fact that there is no government and party organ of real power in China that Xi Jinping does not head as absolute leader, the country’s top military leadership has still issued a detailed guideline on Nov 5, exhorting the country’s military to show loyalty […]

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American writers, artists urge President Xi to free Liu Xia ahead of Trump visit

November 6, 2017 1:22 am0 comments
American writers, artists urge President Xi to free Liu Xia ahead of Trump visit

(TibetanReview.net, Nov05, 2017) – Ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to China on Nov 8, more than 50 writers, artists and supporters of PEN America have urged Chinese President Xi Jinping to end all restrictions and surveillance imposed on Liu Xia, widow of late Nobel peace laureate and political prisoner […]

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China’s censors prevail over world’s biggest academic publisher

November 2, 2017 11:43 pm0 comments
China’s censors prevail over world’s biggest academic publisher

(TibetanReview.net, Nov02, 2017) – After Cambridge University Press, Springer Nature, which claims to be the world’s biggest publisher of academic books, has confirmed that it is restricting access in China to hundreds of articles that cover topics deemed sensitive to Chinese authorities, reported Money.cnn.com Nov 1, citing a Financial Times […]

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