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

February 19, 2017 3:47 am0 comments
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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China releases Tibetan doctor after month-long torture for lack of evidence in self-immolation pictures leak

January 27, 2017 7:59 pm0 comments
China releases Tibetan doctor after month-long torture for lack of evidence in self-immolation pictures leak

(TibetanReview.net, Jan27, 2017) – Under pressure to find and punish the person or persons responsible for online leaking of pictures of a self-immolation protest which took place on Dec 8, 2016, Chinese police in Machu (Chinese: Maqu) County of Gansu Province had seized, beaten and tortured a Tibetan doctor only […]

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China questioning Tibetan pilgrims ordered back from India, cancel their passports

January 25, 2017 10:24 pm0 comments
China questioning Tibetan pilgrims ordered back from India, cancel their passports

(TibetanReview.net, Jan25, 2017) – After coercing them to return home with threats of heavy punishment in case they attended the Kalachakra religious empowerment given by His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Bodh Gaya from Jan 2 to 13, China is now questioning the returned Tibetan pilgrims after confiscating their passports, […]

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