China demands respect for Xinjiang internment camps, Saudi Arabia agrees

February 26, 2019 5:47 am0 comments
China demands respect for Xinjiang internment camps, Saudi Arabia agrees

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25’19) – China expects to be complimented, perhaps even awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, for its much criticized practice of incarcerating around a million Muslim minorities of East Turkestan (Xinjiang) in what has been described as concentration camps. Calling its move counter-terror and de-radicalisation efforts, a senior diplomat told […]

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All books to be printed in China censored even if not meant for distribution in the country

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All books to be printed in China censored even if not meant for distribution in the country

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25’19) – Publishers who get their books printed in China only for reason of cost are required to comply with the country’s strict censorship rules even if they are not meant for distribution in the country, according to a smh.com.au report Feb 23. Publishing industry figures have confirmed that […]

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China’s top graft bodies declared as tools to safeguard President Xi’s status

February 25, 2019 1:35 am0 comments
China’s top graft bodies declared as tools to safeguard President Xi’s status

(TibetanReview.net, Feb24’19) – The principal objective of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), the highest internal-control institution of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is to safeguard the leadership position of President Xi Jinping while its anti-corruption programme is the most potent tool to carrying out this objective, noted a […]

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China posting police officers in grassroots party cells to tighten grip on residents as economy falters

February 20, 2019 4:50 am0 comments
China posting police officers in grassroots party cells to tighten grip on residents as economy falters

(TibetanReview.net, Feb19’19) – As the country’s economy falters amid trade row with the US and rising labour unrest, China’s ruling clique is busy strengthening control over citizens by integrating police work with grassroots party functioning. To start with, police officers in Beijing were being appointed to top positions in grass-roots […]

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China names its newest guided-missile destroyer as ‘Lhasa’

February 19, 2019 11:08 am0 comments
China names its newest guided-missile destroyer as ‘Lhasa’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb17’19) – In an apparent move to strengthen its claim over Tibet, which it still struggles to defend as it own “since ancient times”, China has named its newest warship, a 10,000-tonne guided-missile destroyer of the PLA Navy, as ‘Lhasa,’ after the Tibetan capital. Other names proposed for it […]

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Turkey calls China’s treatment of Uyghurs ‘a great embarrassment for humanity’

February 12, 2019 2:35 am0 comments
Turkey calls China’s treatment of Uyghurs ‘a great embarrassment for humanity’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb11’19) – Turkey has severely criticized China on Feb 9 for its incarceration of more than a million Uyghur and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang in concentration camps, calling it “a great embarrassment for humanity”. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had once accused China of “genocide” but has since established […]

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Australia expels Chinese billionaire for United Front subversion of its democracy

February 8, 2019 6:57 am0 comments
Australia expels Chinese billionaire for United Front subversion of its democracy

(TibetanReview.net, Feb06’19) – Australia has stripped a Chinese billionaire of his permanent residency permit, rejected his citizenship application and banned him from returning to the country following allegations of buying influence for China through political donations, reported the AFP Feb 6. Huang Xiangmo, a property developer, has donated millions to […]

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China faults officials’ poverty relief work in Tibet

February 2, 2019 5:14 pm0 comments
China faults officials’ poverty relief work in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Feb02’19) – China said Feb1 that it had found bureaucratic practices and impractical working styles in 13 provincial-level regions, including in ‘Tibet’, as well as central government departments in the implementation of the country’s poverty relief work. China has set the goal of eliminating poverty by 2020 to usher […]

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1987-1989 Tibet unrest stated to have shaved 27% off GDP per capita over 1988-2007

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1987-1989 Tibet unrest stated to have shaved 27% off GDP per capita over 1988-2007

(TibetanReview.net, Feb01’19) – Two Chinese scholars in Germany, using the communist Chinese jargon on Tibetans who opposed Beijing’s policies in Tibet, have said the unrest that took place in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) from 1987 to 1989 had snipped 27% off the region’s GDP per capita from 1988 to 2007. […]

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Rights groups pen joint open letter to urged UN action on China

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Rights groups pen joint open letter to urged UN action on China

(TibetanReview.net, Feb01’19) – A collective of 37 human rights NGOs have on Jan 30 called on the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva, to pass a resolution at its upcoming session “expressing collective concern about worsening rights abuse in China and the government’s failure to follow through on its obligations and […]

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