More nun suicides follow China’s destruction at famed Buddhist academy

August 31, 2016 3:42 pm0 comments
More nun suicides follow China’s destruction at famed Buddhist academy

(TibetanReview.net, Aug31, 2016) – Two more Tibetan Buddhist nuns have been learnt to have ended their own lives, unable to bear the pain of seeing their study centre and residence, the famed Larung Gar Buddhist Academy in Serta (Chinese: Seda) County of Sichuan Province, being subjected to demolition by the […]

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Labrang Monastery, others severely affected by thunderstorm

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Labrang Monastery, others severely affected by thunderstorm

(TibetanReview.net, Aug30, 2016) – The Labrang Monastery in Xiahe (Tibetan: Sangchu) County of Gansu Province as well as surrounding and nearby areas were severely affected by a thunderstorm which hit the region on Aug 24 afternoon, reported China’s online Tibet news service eng.Tibet.cn Aug 27. It said about four hundred […]

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Police brutal in silencing protest over gruesome hanging in China’s Tibet

August 28, 2016 10:02 pm0 comments
Police brutal in silencing protest over gruesome hanging in China’s Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Aug28, 2016) – China unleashed hundreds of paramilitary police on a remote Tibetan nomadic village in Karze (Chinese: Ganzi) County of Sichuan Province in Oct 2015 after its residents had protested to demand the arrest and investigation of a local Buddhist monastic leader known to be a womanizer and […]

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China issues handbook, banning all protests by Tibetan monks in Ngaba County

August 24, 2016 11:20 am0 comments
China issues handbook, banning all protests by Tibetan monks in Ngaba County

(TibetanReview.net, Aug24, 2016) – Chinese authorities in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) County of Sichuan Province had on Jul 28 called a meeting of the heads of all the local monasteries and issued a handbook of rules against monks engaging in any kind of prohibited activity. Included in the list of prohibited […]

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China banned famed Tibetan Buddhist centre from holding annual prayer festival

August 20, 2016 11:22 am0 comments
China banned famed Tibetan Buddhist centre from holding annual prayer festival

(TibetanReview.net, Aug20, 2016) – Apparently concerned that a large gathering of Tibetans may use the occasion as an opportunity for protest, Chinese authorities have banned the holding of an annual 10-day religious festival at the famed Larung Gar Buddhist Academy in Serta (Chinese: Seda) County of Karze (Ganzi) Prefecture, Sichuan […]

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Tibetans evicted from their land for Chinese tourist complex

August 18, 2016 11:38 am0 comments
Tibetans evicted from their land for Chinese tourist complex

(TibetanReview.net, Aug18, 2016) – Tibetans in a township near a famed Buddhist learning centre presently undergoing massive demolition by the Chinese government have been evicted from their land to make way for a tourist complex, reported the Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia (Washington) Aug 16. The report added that […]

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