Discrimination seen in China’s refusal of motorbike licence to Tibetan nomads

July 28, 2018 6:56 pm0 comments
Discrimination seen in China’s refusal of motorbike licence to Tibetan nomads

(TibetanReview.net, Jul28, 2018) – In what can only be seen as blatant discrimination, Chinese police in Serta (Chinese: Seda) County of Sichuan Province are refusing motorbike driving license to Tibetan nomads, either citing flimsiest of excuses or by simply answering “no” to their applications and pleas, reported the Tibetan Service […]

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China cites education law to ban Tibetan children from religious devotion

July 26, 2018 3:41 am0 comments
China cites education law to ban Tibetan children from religious devotion

(TibetanReview.net, Jul25, 2018) – China has not only banned school children in Tibet from taking part in religious activities, including even during their summer vacation, but has also openly reported on it, saying the country’s law, which separates education from religious influences, mandated it. It has also, in at least […]

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China opens second visitor route in the Potala to accommodate surging tourist numbers

July 24, 2018 6:42 pm0 comments
China opens second visitor route in the Potala to accommodate surging tourist numbers

(TibetanReview.net, Jul24, 2018) – Though constructed centuries ago with timber and clay and therefore fragile, China has decided to open a new route for visitors within Tibet’s Potala Palace, a UNESCO-approved World Heritage Site, to let in an ever-surging number of tourists. “We usually receive about 2,000 tourists a day, […]

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China cites law to defend forced removal of under-15 Tibetan monks from monasteries to state-run schools

July 15, 2018 1:05 am0 comments
China cites law to defend forced removal of under-15 Tibetan monks from monasteries to state-run schools

(TibetanReview.net, Jul14, 2018) – China has defended the decision by its authorities in a Tibetan region of Sichuan Province to remove under-15 monks from monasteries to government-run schools, citing the country’s law on nine-year compulsory education and saying no exemption could be allowed. Tibetan sources have said the monks’ removals […]

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Tibetan protests, appeals against planned corrupt mining project end in brutal repression, disappearances

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Tibetan protests, appeals against planned corrupt mining project end in brutal repression, disappearances

(TibetanReview.net, Jul14, 2018) – Chinese police were reported to have used severe violence, including with firing of teargas shells, to break up a Tibetan demonstration Jul 7 against suspected plans involving corrupt local officials and businessmen to dig for mineral ores in their area of Yulshul (Chinese: Yushu) Prefecture in […]

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China said to force Tibetan monks out of monasteries for secular education in gov’t-run schools

July 14, 2018 1:33 am0 comments
China said to force Tibetan monks out of monasteries for secular education in gov’t-run schools

(TibetanReview.net, Jul13, 2018) – In a move seen as further crackdown on Tibetan religion and culture, Chinese authorities in Sershul (Chinese: Shiqu) County of Sichuan Province have ordered monks who are 15 years old or younger enrolled in monasteries to remove themselves to government-run schools to receive secular education. The […]

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