Tibetan monk on family visit in Tibet learnt to be jailed after disappearing for a year

February 12, 2018 4:26 am0 comments
Tibetan monk on family visit in Tibet learnt to be jailed after disappearing for a year

(TibetanReview.net, Feb11, 2018) – A Tibetan monk who had visited his family in Tibet on a Chinese government permit but disappeared a month after being arrested there for no known reason has now been found to be serving a six-year jail sentence. The monk, Tashi Choeying, was enrolled at the […]

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China releases jailed Tibetan monk, with a permanent limp

February 10, 2018 11:36 pm0 comments
China releases jailed Tibetan monk, with a permanent limp

(TibetanReview.net, Feb10, 2018) – China has released on Jan 24 a Tibetan monk in Sichuan Province after he had completed a six-year jail sentence for taking part in a protest, but he could come out only with a limp, which was reported to be permanent, as a result of prison […]

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Disappeared Tibetan protester found to be in Chinese police detention

February 8, 2018 11:40 pm0 comments
Disappeared Tibetan protester found to be in Chinese police detention

(TibetanReview.net, Feb08, 2018) – A Tibetan man who disappeared after he staged a rare, lone protest against Chinese rule in Tibet’s capital Lhasa on Jan 28 has been found out to be detained by police in Sog (Chinese: Suo) County of Nagchu (Naqu) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, according to several […]

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Tibetan nun reported dead after ill-treatment in Chinese jail

February 2, 2018 11:24 pm0 comments
Tibetan nun reported dead after ill-treatment in Chinese jail

(TibetanReview.net, Feb02, 2018) – A Tibetan nun was reported to have died on Jan 27 near Tibet’s capital Lhasa as a result of ailments incurred from severe ill-treatment during her seven years in prison for protesting against Chinese rule. Ngawang Tsomo, 51, died while waiting in hospital for treatment in […]

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Tourists get free entry to Potala for 3 months, starting Feb 1

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Tourists get free entry to Potala for 3 months, starting Feb 1

(TibetanReview.net, Feb02, 2018) – While China has a daily limit for the number of tourists allowed to visit the Potala Palace in Tibet’s capital Lhasa during the peak tourism season, ostensibly to protect the UNESCO World Heritage site from over-crowing, visiting this historical winter residence of the successive Dalai Lama’s […]

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Tibetan man disappeared after holding lone protest before Potala Palace

February 1, 2018 11:21 pm0 comments
Tibetan man disappeared after holding lone protest before Potala Palace

(TibetanReview.net, Feb01, 2018) – China is suspected to have taken into custody a 56-year-old Tibetan man in Tibet’s capital Lhasa after he staged a protest on Jan 28, shouting protests against Chinese rule. Lodoe Gyatso, also known as Sogkhar Lodoe, was said to have disappeared after that protest which took […]

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