China got Australian city council to ban its own media

April 8, 2019 10:52 pm0 comments
China got Australian city council to ban its own media

(TibetanReview.net, Apr08’19) – Does the government of China have an extra-constitutional authority over at least one local council in Australia? It would seem so, given the fact that it had bullied the Georges River Council in south of Sydney into black banning an Australian-owned media company because they believed it […]

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China subverted top UN rights body, arm-twisting client-states into praising it

April 4, 2019 11:50 pm0 comments
China subverted top UN rights body, arm-twisting client-states into praising it

(TibetanReview.net, Apr04’19) – China has been denounced by diplomats and activists alike on Apr 1 for its brazen move to subvert the work of the UN’s top human rights body during its Mar 2019 session in Geneva, reported the AFP Apr 2. This included intense lobbying, pressure and even threats […]

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2002-2010 China-Dalai Lama-envoy talks reportedly failed due to raising of Tibet issue

March 31, 2019 1:48 am0 comments
2002-2010 China-Dalai Lama-envoy talks reportedly failed due to raising of Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Mar30’19) – The main reason for the failure of the 2002-2010 talks between envoys of the Dalai Lama and officials from the Communist Party of China’s United Front Work Department was “the deliberate misinterpretation of the Dalai clique of the preconditions of the central government about the subject and […]

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China launches propaganda blitz on 60th Tibet ‘democratic reform’ anniversary

March 29, 2019 3:28 am0 comments
China launches propaganda blitz on 60th Tibet ‘democratic reform’ anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Mar28’19) – China has marked the 60th anniversary of its full annexation of Tibet, with which it had previously signed a so-called peaceful liberation agreement, by releasing on Mar 27 a white paper on what it calls democratic reform and the leap of development in Tibet. Besides, a series […]

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China denies Dalai Lama has right to reincarnate in India

March 21, 2019 4:24 am0 comments
China denies Dalai Lama has right to reincarnate in India

(TibetanReview.net, Mar20’19) – China presumably accepts that the next Dalai Lama can only be the reincarnation of the current one, the 14th, but has made it clear that he cannot choose to reincarnate in a place outside its jurisdiction. What it does not explain, however, is whether and if so […]

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Amid Sinicization of religion drive, Vatican seeks to reassure Beijing, seeks a Xi meeting

March 19, 2019 11:43 pm0 comments
Amid Sinicization of religion drive, Vatican seeks to reassure Beijing, seeks a Xi meeting

(TibetanReview.net, Mar19’19) – As Christians in China fear for their faith and their right to practice it as it is meant to be, given the current highly intrusive Sinicization drive, the Vatican has sought to reassure Beijing that it should not fear “distrust or hostility” from the Roman Catholic Church. […]

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China insists Tibetans love Beijing, not Dalai Lama

March 9, 2019 1:48 am0 comments
China insists Tibetans love Beijing, not Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Mar08’19) – China has on Mar 6 expressed as real what it only wishes for, namely that the Tibetan people feel more affection towards Beijing than for the region’s traditional Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, on the sideline of a meeting of China’s ceremonial legislature. But of course it […]

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China prioritizes 5G internet in ‘Tibet’

March 4, 2019 1:23 am0 comments
China prioritizes 5G internet in ‘Tibet’

(TibetanReview.net, Mar03’19) – China said Mar 1 that it had opened its first 5G internet base station in Tibet, located in capital Lhasa, with plans to launch tests to enable the facility to reach people living in the region’s remote farming areas as the next step. China Mobile’s Tibet branch […]

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China wants its Panchen to do more to serve the party, state

March 2, 2019 1:53 am0 comments
China wants its Panchen to do more to serve the party, state

(TibetanReview.net, Feb28’19) – Beijing wants to see its 11th Panchen Lama, Gyaltsen Norbu, to do more in Tibet to push the Xi Jinping-thought-oriented policy for a new era as Mr You Quan the head of the United Front Work Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) met with him […]

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China wants any peace proposal from Taiwan to include effort at ‘reunification’

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China wants any peace proposal from Taiwan to include effort at ‘reunification’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb28’19) – In an apparent further hardening of its position on self-ruled Taiwan, China wants any proposal for a peace deal from it to include a push for reunification, not just an endorsement of the so-called One China policy. This followed a remark from the island’s main opposition party, […]

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