China tortured 10 relatives of young Tibetan self-immolator

March 22, 2017 11:48 pm0 comments
China tortured 10 relatives of young Tibetan self-immolator

(TibetanReview.net, Mar21, 2017) – A young Tibetan farmer has set himself on fire on Mar 18 in Nyagrong (Chinese: Xinlong) County of Karze (Ganzi) Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in protest against Chinese rule. While it is not clear whether he survived or died, some ten of his relatives who went to […]

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China places released Tibetan singer under tight surveillance

February 19, 2017 2:24 pm0 comments
China places released Tibetan singer under tight surveillance

(TibetanReview.net, Feb19, 2017) – A popular Tibetan singer released from jail for singing politically incorrect songs has been released after completing his four-year term but has been placed under tight restrictions at his home in Amchok township of Marthang (Chinese: Hongyuan) county of Ngaba Prefecture, Sichuan Province, reported the Tibetan […]

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China speeds up the building of its second railway line to Tibet

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China speeds up the building of its second railway line to Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Feb18, 2017) – China said Feb 17 that it had speeded up since the beginning of this year the construction of the Sichuan-Tibet railway, its second railway connection to Tibet’s capital Lhasa after the Qinghai-Tibet Railway which opened in 2006. Describing the 1,900-kilometer “second sky road” as a “giant […]

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Tibetan youth disappears after arrest by Chinese police during lone protest

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Tibetan youth disappears after arrest by Chinese police during lone protest

(TibetanReview.net, Feb18, 2017) – A 20-year-old Tibetan youth was arrested by Chinese Police as he staged a lone street protest in the Serta County town of Sichuan Province on Jan 5. His whereabouts has remained unknown ever since, reported the Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia (RFA, Washington) Feb 16, […]

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China tore up returned Tibetan pilgrims’ passports in their faces

February 2, 2017 10:53 pm0 comments
China tore up returned Tibetan pilgrims’ passports in their faces

(TibetanReview.net, Feb02, 2017) – Chinese authorities were reported to have sought to humiliate Tibetans ordered by them to return home in order to prevent them from attending a major religious ceremony presided over by the Dalai Lama in India by tearing up their passports at the airport itself on Jan […]

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China to again lockdown Tibet ahead of March protest anniversaries

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China to again lockdown Tibet ahead of March protest anniversaries

(TibetanReview.net, Jan29, 2017) – As in past many years since 2008, China has again closed Tibet Autonomous Region to non-Chinese foreign travellers from Feb 25 to Apr 1. And as before, it has not officially announced this decision. However, everyone understands that the reason is to prevent such foreigners from […]

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