REPORT: 99 new and bigger lakes on Tibetan Plateau due to global warming

January 11, 2017 3:07 am0 comments
REPORT: 99 new and bigger lakes on Tibetan Plateau due to global warming

(TibetanReview.net, Jan06, 2017) – A total of 99 new lakes had formed and there had been “extensive” lake expansions across the Tibetan Plateau over the last four decades due to climate change resulting from global warming, said a Xinhua news agency report posted on the china.org.cn website Jan 5. The […]

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Chinese police severely beat Tibetan villagers for late arrival at a public lecture

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Chinese police severely beat Tibetan villagers for late arrival at a public lecture

(TibetanReview.net, Jan05, 2017) – A number of villagers in Chamdo Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region were on Dec 28 severely beaten by Chinese police, with some being detained and others requiring hospitalization, after they turned up late for a gathering to hear a public lecture on health called by their […]

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China trains Tibetan monks to sinicize their religion, to be patriotic

December 29, 2016 7:42 am0 comments
China trains Tibetan monks to sinicize their religion, to be patriotic

(TibetanReview.net, Dec27, 2016) – China said Dec 25 that it had concluded on Dec 25 a two-week course on “safeguarding national unity and opposing separatism” for a batch of 38 Tibetan Buddhist monks, including “Living Buddhas”, at the Central Institute of Socialism (CIS) in Beijing. The two-week courses, which began […]

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Chinese police beat, tortured family members of Tibetan self-immolator; 9 held, including 3 for taking pictures

December 16, 2016 5:05 pm0 comments
Chinese police beat, tortured family members of Tibetan self-immolator; 9 held, including 3 for taking pictures

(TibetanReview.net, Dec15, 2016) – Chinese police in Machu (Chinese: Maqu) County of Sichuan Province had detained eight Tibetans, including relatives and family members of Tashi Rabten, a 33-year-old father of three who had carried out a protest self-immolation and died on Dec 8, when they asked for the return of […]

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China detains family, relatives of Tibetan self-immolator

December 13, 2016 1:31 pm0 comments
China detains family, relatives of Tibetan self-immolator

(TibetanReview.net, Dec11, 2016) – The Tibetan who carried out a protest self-immolation and burned to death in Machu (Chinese: Maqu) County of Gansu Province on Dec 8 evening has been described as a 33-year old father of three named Tashi Rabten. The Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia (Washington) Dec […]

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China jailed Tibetan Buddhist monk for 6 yrs for sending out information

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China jailed Tibetan Buddhist monk for 6 yrs for sending out information

(TibetanReview.net, Dec11, 2016) – A county court in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) Prefecture of Sichuan Province has on Nov 9 sentenced a Tibetan Buddhist monk to a six-year jail term for having allegedly sent out information, including images, about happenings in Tibet, said Dharamshala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy […]

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