3 Chinese officials revealed murdered ahead of Xi’s Apr 28-30 trip to Xinjiang

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(TibetanReview.net, May16, 2014) – If Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the troubled occupied region of East Turkestan (Chinese: Xinjiang) ended Apr 30 with a bomb explosion at the capital Urumqi’s railway station, it began Apr 28 with three Chinese officials being brutally murdered and their bodies dumped in a […]

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China rounding up dissidents ahead of Tiananmen bloodbath anniversary

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(TibetanReview.net, May14, 2014) – As the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre of Jun 4, 1989 approaches near, China has launched a crackdown more thorough than those seen in recent years, targeting critics, democracy and human rights activists as well as victims and their relatives. A number of them […]

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Norway not to congratulate future Chinese dissident prize winners

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(TibetanReview.net, May08, 2014) – Norway appears to have promised China that its Prime Ministers will in future never congratulate a dissident Chinese prize winner, according to thelocal.no May 7. Earlier, Norway’s NRK news channel May 5 cited Cui Hongjian, a professor at the China Institute of International Studies, a think […]

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Media freedom in China fell to another low in 2013

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(TibetanReview.net, May03, 2014) – The global media freedom fell to its lowest level in a decade in 2013, with China’s record hitting another low, said Washington-based Freedom House May 2 in its latest annual survey. China dropped to 84 points from 83 in 2012, on a scale which measures a […]

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President Xi greeted with bomb explosion in occupied East Turkestan

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(TibetanReview.net, May02, 2014) Despite being under highest possible level of security in view of the ongoing visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping, the railway station in Xinjiang’s capital Urumqi was hit by a bomb explosion on Apr 30, killing three people and injuring 79 others, including four seriously. The incident […]

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China spies to control its students, monitor others in Australia

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr22, 2014) – Through student bodies set up and funded by it, China has established a vast network of spies in Australia’s leading universities to monitor and restrict the activities of the more than 90,000 students there who are from the mainland, reported smh.com.au Apr 21. The country’s autocratic […]

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China warns SCO partners against democratic forces

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr20, 2014) – Seeing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) as a fraternity of anti-democratic forces, China on Apr 17 urged Russia and Central Asian partners in their six-nation security alliance to tighten control over the Internet and take other steps to prevent “external forces” from fomenting revolutions. The call […]

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Miffed by criticism, China cancels rights dialogue with Britain

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr16, 2014) – China has cancelled on Apr 14 a scheduled human rights dialogue with Britain, apparently angered by the latter’s comments on its rights record in its annual human rights report released the week before. China’s nod to resume the dialogue, to be held in London on Apr […]

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China jails man for seeking protest permit

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar25, 2014) – For only seeking a permit to hold a protest, rather than actually carrying out one, as well as posting photos of the 1989 Tiananmen Square killing of protesters by the army, a court in China has on Mar 24 jailed a man for 18 months for […]

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On a goodwill visit, US First Lady urges China to respect universal rights

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar23, 2014) – In a weeklong visit seen as a goodwill call and designed to avoid sensitive subjects, US First Lady Michelle Obama on Mar 22 could not resist taking a dig at the Chinese government for its cruel and repressive ways of putting down the country’s civil rights-starved […]

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