China to again lockdown Tibet ahead of March protest anniversaries

February 2, 2017 10:15 pm0 comments
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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Tibet: All townships in ‘Tibet’ to have road access by yearend

January 24, 2017 1:05 am0 comments
Tibet: All townships in ‘Tibet’ to have road access by yearend

(TibetanReview.net, Jan22, 2017) – All the 535 or so townships in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) will be connected by road once an ongoing project to build roads to the last two of them in Medog (Tibetan: Metog) County is completed by 2017, reported China’s online Tibet news service eng.tibet.cn Jan […]

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China in winter-pause of destruction, expulsions at Larung Gar Tibet Buddhist centre

January 19, 2017 7:44 pm0 comments
China in winter-pause of destruction, expulsions at Larung Gar Tibet Buddhist centre

(TibetanReview.net, Jan19, 2017) – The onset of winter has brought a temporary relief to the monks and nuns still remaining at the Larung Gar Buddhist academy in Serta (Chinese: Seda) County of Sichuan Province from the demolition and expulsion campaign being carried out there by the Chinese authorities since Jul […]

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‘Tibet’ gets new government head

January 17, 2017 6:38 pm0 comments
‘Tibet’ gets new government head

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17, 2017) – China has on Jan 15 appointed Qi Zhala, former party chief of Tibet’s capital Lhasa, as the region’s new government chairman, having been voted to that post at the 5th session of the 10th Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) People’s Congress that day. He replaced Mr Losang […]

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