China expects gratitude for not killing Hong Kong democracy protesters

September 13, 2014 7:19 pm0 comments
China expects gratitude for not killing Hong Kong democracy protesters

(TibetanReview.net, Sep13, 2014) – Democracy activists in Hong Kong have expressed shock and outrage over a comment by China’s top official in the Special Administrative Region that they should be grateful for not having been killed for campaigning for a fully democratic election for their head of government. “The fact […]

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China voices unease about UK’s Scottish referendum

September 11, 2014 3:07 pm0 comments
China voices unease about UK’s Scottish referendum

(TibetanReview.net, Sep11, 2014) – China’s official media as poured bitter scorn on Scotland’s upcoming Sep 18 referendum for independence from Great Britain, severely criticizing the very idea of allowing a referendum and the prospect of secession actually happening there. Referring to a recent opinion poll, which for the first time […]

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China incentivizing inter-ethnic marriages in Xinjiang as well

September 4, 2014 12:58 pm0 comments
China incentivizing inter-ethnic marriages in Xinjiang as well

(TibetanReview.net, Sep04, 2014) – It is not just in Tibet but in Xinjiang (East Turkestan) as well that China is offering all kinds of incentives to entice local ethnic minorities to marry the dominant immigrant population, seeing this as a means to ensure a speedy homogenization of these territories. Xinjiang’s […]

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China to decide candidates in new Hong Kong election system

September 2, 2014 10:17 pm0 comments
China to decide candidates in new Hong Kong election system

(TibetanReview.net, Sep02, 2014) – China has decided to allow the people of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong to directly elect their leader in 2017 but only from amongst a list of candidates supported by it. This list will be determined by a committee most of whose members support […]

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Several provinces dithered on supporting Xi over Zhou investigation

August 20, 2014 2:59 pm0 comments
Several provinces dithered on supporting Xi over Zhou investigation

(TibetanReview.net, Aug20, 2014) –Party General Secretary and State President Mr Xi Jinping may have consolidated power at the centre with the announcement Jul 29 of corruption investigation against former Politburo Standing Committee member Mr Zhou Yongkang. However, the hidden force of Zhou is not weak, the power struggle is still […]

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Thousands rally for China against pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong

August 19, 2014 5:24 pm0 comments
Thousands rally for China against pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong

(TibetanReview.net, Aug19, 2014) – As pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong prepared to carry out their Occupy Central business district campaign to press their demands ahead of the 2017 election, China on Aug 17 put up its own show of anti-democratic force to oppose that campaign. Under the banner of Alliance […]

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Participant denies endorsing China’s ‘Lhasa Consensus’ on Tibet

August 17, 2014 2:55 pm0 comments
Participant denies endorsing China’s ‘Lhasa Consensus’ on Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Aug17, 2014) –Sir Bob Parker, the former mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand, has said he had “not at all” endorsed what China calls the “Lhasa consensus” brought out at the end of an Aug 12-13 Fourth Forum on the Development of Tibet. He was one of the 40 overseas […]

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United States asked to include Chinese rights abusers in visa ban list

August 5, 2014 12:56 am0 comments
United States asked to include Chinese rights abusers in visa ban list

(TibetanReview.net, Aug04, 2014) – A Tibet campaign group has asked the United States government to extend its ban on officials in countries responsible for human rights abuses to Chinese violators as well. The call is based on a Jul 30 announcement this year by the State Department imposing restrictions on […]

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Corruption investigation targets China’s former internal security boss

July 31, 2014 3:21 pm0 comments
Corruption investigation targets China’s former internal security boss

(TibetanReview.net, Jul31, 2014) – After a sustained period of speculations and anticipations, during which lesser “tigers”, including relatives, were detained, investigated or jailed, China announced Jul 29 that the biggest of the big tigers in its anti-corruption campaign had been formally placed under investigation. The investigation of Zhou Yongkang, a […]

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China using fake Twitter accounts for Tibet propaganda purposes

July 23, 2014 12:34 pm0 comments
China using fake Twitter accounts for Tibet propaganda purposes

(TibetanReview.net, Jul23, 2014) –Apparently not satisfied with the enormous human, financial, and diplomatic resources it had committed to create a positive media image of its rule in occupied Tibet, China has created a large number of fake twitter accounts in mostly western personal names – often an odd combination of […]

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