Martial Law-like situation

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 The Chairman of the TAR government Mr Qiangba Puncuo maintained that army was not used and the police only used sticks and persuasion to convince the rioters to return home. Also, PTI news agency Mar 16 quoted city mayor Doje Cezhug as saying, “We didn’t enforce martial […]

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Unheard of separatist conspiracies claimed to have been crushed

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www.TibetanReview.net, March 14’08 The authorities in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) crushed a series of conspiracies by the Dalai Lama clique in the past five years and maintained stability there, vice-chairman Ragdi of the Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee has claimed on Mar 9 on the sidelines of […]

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Tibet protests prompt China to bar foreigners from Mt Everest

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www.TibetanReview.net, March 14’08 China announced on Mar 10 that both Mt Everest and Cho Oyu were closed for foreigners until May 10, with only Chinese climbers being allowed, reported Mounteverest (NY) Mar 10 and the IANS Mar 11. The Chinese have closed Everest for the Olympic torch relay, although they […]

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Tibet’s rulers ridicule exiles’ independence stance

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www.TibetanReview.net, March14’08 Tibet’s Chinese boss Mr Zhang Qingli and his Tibetan deputy Mr Qiangba Puncog (Jampa Phuntsok) severely denounced the exile Tibetans’ clamour for independence, giving no quarters to those who only seek meaningful autonomy under Chinese rule. Speaking in an interview on the sidelines of the First Session of […]

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Hu reaffirms Han cadres’ vital role in Tibet

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 7’08 Chinese President Hu Jintao told top Chinese and Tibetan cadres attending the first session of the 11th Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing that by ensuring stability in Tibet they safeguard China’s own stability, according to China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 6. “The stability in […]

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No political role yet for Chinese Panchen

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 7’08 China set at rest speculations that the 18-year-old Gyaltsen Norbu chosen by it as the 11th Panchen Lama would soon become the country’s youngest cabinet minister-level official as a Standing Committee member of the NPC, the Chinese parliament. “As far as I know, the Panchen Lama was […]

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Severe snow disasters hit bulk of Qinghai Tibetans

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 7’08 Some 1.65 million people were left snowblind and frostbitten, 500,000 livestock and wildlife dead and 3.1 million others on verge of starvation as a result of severe snow disasters in Tibetan prefectures of Qinghai Province, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 1. The report said the […]

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Tibetan language being elbowed out of Tibet?

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www.TibetanReivew.net, Feb 28’08 Despite claiming that Tibetans make up over 90 percent of Tibet Autonomous Region’s population – with farmers and herders making up over 80 percent of it – China is imposing the learning and use of Mandarin Chinese there while neglecting official use of the Tibetan language, alleged […]

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Tibetans clash with police at Rebgong prayer festival

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www.TibetanReivew.net, Feb 28’08 Police and paramilitary troops took into custody on Feb 21 some 200 Tibetans, many of them monks, during a series of protests at an annual religious festival at Rebkong County in Qinghai Province only to release them all by next morning as anger over it escalated the […]

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Chinese Panchen tipped for ministerial rank?

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www.TibetanReview.net, Feb 20, 2008 In an apparent upping of its ante against the Dalai Lama and others seeking a negotiated resolution of the Tibet issue, China is likely to appoint its Panchen Lama Gyatsen Norbu a Standing Committee member of the National People’s Congress (NPC), the Chinese parliament, as early […]

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