Communist cadres take over running of top Tibetan Buddhist learning centre

August 25, 2017 10:53 pm0 comments
Communist cadres take over running of top Tibetan Buddhist learning centre

(TibetanReview.net, Aug25, 2017) – Communist party members have been appointed to run what was once the world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist learning centre located in Serta (Chinese: Seda) County of Karze Prefecture, Sichuan Province, said Dharamsala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy Aug 23. China’s official Globaltimes.cn Aug 24 cited […]

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China to demolish 2,000 residences at Yachen Gar, expel their resident Buddhist monks and nuns this year

August 17, 2017 9:39 pm0 comments
China to demolish 2,000 residences at Yachen Gar, expel their resident Buddhist monks and nuns this year

(TibetanReview.net, Aug17, 2017) – Despite strong protests and criticisms from Tibetans as well as international human rights organizations and governments, besides at the UN, China has resumed its massive demolition work at the Yachen Gar Buddhist Centre in Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) County of Karze (Ganzi) Prefecture, Sichuan Province. The demolition […]

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China says 77,000 poor Tibetans relocate in 2016, targets another 163,000 in 2017

August 16, 2017 11:25 pm0 comments
China says 77,000 poor Tibetans relocate in 2016, targets another 163,000 in 2017

(TibetanReview.net, Aug16, 2017) – China says it had relocated 77,000 poor people in the Tibet Autonomous Region last year and moved 150,000 rural residents out of poverty. China has been accused in the past of relocating Tibetan farmers against their wishes and to new homes which were not necessarily better […]

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China delimits Lhasa’s urban population to 500K by 2020

August 15, 2017 12:05 am0 comments
China delimits Lhasa’s urban population to 500K by 2020

(TibetanReview.net, Aug13, 2017) – The population of permanent residents in the urban area of Tibet’s capital Lhasa should be limited within 500,000 by 2020, according to a 2009-2020 overall urban plan for Lhasa approved by the State Council, China’s cabinet. It was released by the State Council on its website […]

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Zitsa Degu quake death toll rises to 24; 23,477 local residents evacuated

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Zitsa Degu quake death toll rises to 24; 23,477 local residents evacuated

(TibetanReview.net, Aug13, 2017) – The death toll from the 7-manitude (6.5 magnitude according to the US Geological Survey) which struck a remote Tibetan area in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province on Aug 8 has risen to 24, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Aug 12. Five people […]

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Nineteen dead, 263 injured by earthquake in Tibetan county in Sichuan Province

August 10, 2017 10:45 pm0 comments
Nineteen dead, 263 injured by earthquake in Tibetan county in Sichuan Province

(TibetanReview.net, Aug10, 2017) – Nineteen people were killed, 263 injured and some 60,000 people, mostly tourists, evacuated following a 7.0-magnitude earthquake which struck a remote Tibetan area in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province on Aug 8. The dead include eight tourists and two locals while the identities […]

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