China angry Australian state stops teaching its propaganda in schools

August 27, 2019 1:29 am0 comments
China angry Australian state stops teaching its propaganda in schools

(TibetanReview.net, Aug24’19) – The government of Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) state has decided to close Chinese government-sponsored language programmes in its more than a dozen public schools due to political concerns, prompting an angry reaction from Beijing on Aug 23. The Confucius Classroom programme, run in 13 NSW schools, […]

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Interpol junks China’s ‘red notice’ against dissident apex court judge as politically motivated

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Interpol junks China’s ‘red notice’ against dissident apex court judge as politically motivated

(TibetanReview.net, Aug24’19) – To China’s considerable embarrassment, the Interpol has taken the rare step of quashing its arrest warrant for a dissident Chinese apex court judge living in Toronto, Canada, saying the “red notice” was likely issued for political reasons and could undercut the organization’s neutral stance. China had requested […]

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Twitter, Facebook suspend accounts spreading Beijing-backed disinformation on Hong Kong protests

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Twitter, Facebook suspend accounts spreading Beijing-backed disinformation on Hong Kong protests

(TibetanReview.net, Aug21’19) – The two top online social media giants in the free world, Twitter and Facebook, have announced Aug 19 the suspension of hundreds of accounts for engaging in Chinese state-backed disinformation campaign against the ongoing massive democracy protests in the special administrative region of Hong Kong. Twitter has […]

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Eleventh weekend protest in Hong Kong peaceful and biggest since Jul 1

August 20, 2019 8:23 am0 comments
Eleventh weekend protest in Hong Kong peaceful and biggest since Jul 1

(TibetanReview.net, Aug19’19) – Amid speculations that China was threatening a possible 1989 Tiananmen Square bloodshed in Hong Kong, the special administrative region has seen some 1.7 million people taking to streets for the eleventh consecutive weekend of protests, demanding, among other things, that plans to allow extradition to mainland China […]

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Twenty-nine firms among world’s top 500 taken to task for ‘wrongly’ depicting China’s map

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Twenty-nine firms among world’s top 500 taken to task for ‘wrongly’ depicting China’s map

(TibetanReview.net, Aug05’19) – China has launched a global purge of companies and other entities that do not fully reflect its view of its territory, including territories under its occupation rule and others claimed by it as supposedly belonging to it since ancient times. It has most recently told 29 of […]

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China lists containing ‘Taiwan independence’, combating ‘separatists’ in Tibet and Xinjiang among its top defence priorities

July 26, 2019 2:32 am0 comments
China lists containing ‘Taiwan independence’, combating ‘separatists’ in Tibet and Xinjiang among its top defence priorities

(TibetanReview.net, Jul24’19) – China has listed containing “Taiwan independence” and combating “separatist forces” in Tibet and Xinjiang among its top priorities in a national defence white paper it released on Jul 24. It has refused to renounce the use of force in efforts to reunify Taiwan with the mainland and […]

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China calls the death of the ‘Butcher of Beijing’ a great loss to the party, nation

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China calls the death of the ‘Butcher of Beijing’ a great loss to the party, nation

(TibetanReview.net, Jul24’19) – China has called the death on Jul 22 of Li Peng, the “Butcher of Beijing,” a great loss to the Party and the country. Li earned that ignominious title for his role as the country’s Premier in the Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in 1989 when […]

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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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