Prehistoric relatives of modern humans lived on Tibetan Plateau 160,000 yrs ago

May 5, 2019 12:51 am0 comments
Prehistoric relatives of modern humans lived on Tibetan Plateau 160,000 yrs ago

(TibetanReview.net, May04’19) – A lineage of prehistoric relatives of modern humans had lived on the Tibetan Plateau around 160,000 years ago. The finding was reported by Chinese and overseas researchers following the discovery of a lower jaw in a cave in the Xiahe (Tibetan: Sangchu) County of what is now […]

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China to try three Tibetans for demanding Panchen Lama release

May 3, 2019 12:45 am0 comments
China to try three Tibetans for demanding Panchen Lama release

(TibetanReview.net, May02’19) – Police in eastern part of Chinese ruled Tibet have arrested on Apr 29 four Tibetans for praying for and demanding the release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima who has remained disappeared since the government took him away in 1995 as a 6-year-old boy. One […]

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Qinghai announced new rule to help migrants, encourage inter-ethnic marriage

May 1, 2019 11:48 pm0 comments
Qinghai announced new rule to help migrants, encourage inter-ethnic marriage

(TibetanReview.net, May01’19) – The Chinese government of the traditionally Tibetan territory of what is now Qinghai Province has launched a Rule to Promote Ethnic Unity and Progress of Qinghai Province, making it illegal to, among other things, interfere with others’ freedom of marriage in the name of religious belief. Ostensibly […]

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Torture cited for death of man held for singing Tibetan anthem

April 29, 2019 4:07 am0 comments
Torture cited for death of man held for singing Tibetan anthem

(TibetanReview.net, Apr28’19) – A man held and tortured during more than one month of detention in 2016 for singing the Tibetan national anthem has died in a hospital in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Apr 26. The report said Pema Wangchen, 31, died on […]

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Tibet officials among those disciplined for environmental misconduct

April 24, 2019 8:47 pm0 comments
Tibet officials among those disciplined for environmental misconduct

(TibetanReview.net, Apr24’19) – China said Apr 22 that it had held 1,035 government officials accountable for 89 cases that damaged the environment and ecology in eight provinces and autonomous regions, including in Xinjiang and Tibet, following inspections carried out in 2017. However, of the 218 department-level officials among them, only […]

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China bans new enrolments at famed Tibetan Buddhist learning centre

April 23, 2019 3:17 am0 comments
China bans new enrolments at famed Tibetan Buddhist learning centre

(TibetanReview.net, Apr21’19) – China has imposed new entry and exit controls on the famed Larung Gar Buddhist Academy in Serta (Chinese: Seda) County of Sichuan Province and issued an order banning new enrolments there, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Apr 19, citing local sources. It is not clear whether […]

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