Archaeologists unearth 1000-2000 BC crops in Tibet

December 31, 2019 7:31 am0 comments
Archaeologists unearth 1000-2000 BC crops in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Dec29’19) – People in Tibet farmed land as far back as the Neolithic Age in the time range of about 1000 BC to 2000 BC, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Dec 28, citing archaeologists. The archaeologists were reported to have discovered mixed crops believed to have grown during […]

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China declares end of poverty in ‘Tibet’

December 23, 2019 11:09 pm0 comments
China declares end of poverty in ‘Tibet’

(TibetanReview.net, Dec23’19) – China has declared that poverty has been eliminated in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), the western half of ethnographic Tibet, a year ahead of President Xi Jinping’s target for achieving the same nationwide by 2020. However, Tibetan areas still remain the poorest throughout the People’s Republic of China […]

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China imposes temple ban on large section of Lhasa Tibetans on important religious festival

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China imposes temple ban on large section of Lhasa Tibetans on important religious festival

(TibetanReview.net, Dec21’19) – Apart from party members, who are expected to profess atheism, China has banned students, school officials, and government employees from taking part in religious festivities marking the 600th death anniversary of Je Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelug School, Tibet’s dominant Buddhist religious tradition. The anniversary, known […]

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New Shigatse development area to open China to South Asia

December 20, 2019 5:56 am0 comments
New Shigatse development area to open China to South Asia

(TibetanReview.net, Dec19’19) – The local Chinese government of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has approved the setting up of an economic development area in the region’s southern City of Shigatse that will play a key role in opening China to south Asian countries, reported the official Xinhua news agency Dec 19. […]

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China arrests 3 Tibetans for WeChat contacts with overseas friends, family

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China arrests 3 Tibetans for WeChat contacts with overseas friends, family

(TibetanReview.net, Dec18’19) – China was reported to have arrested three Tibetans, including a thangka artist, in Kanlho (Chinese: Gannan) Prefecture of Gansu province days ahead of the 30th anniversary Dec 10 of the conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize on Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, for their WeChat […]

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China jails Tibetan anti-corruption activist for disturbing social order

December 8, 2019 5:44 am0 comments
China jails Tibetan anti-corruption activist for disturbing social order

(TibetanReview.net, Dec07’19) – Chinese authorities in Qinghai province have on Dec 6 jailed a Tibetan anti-corruption activist for seven years for allegedly disturbing social order. The two-day trial and conviction of Anya Sengdra, a 47-year-old resident of Kyangche Township in Gade (Chinese: Gande) County of Golog (Guoluo) Prefecture, came after […]

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Youth reported to have protest-self-immolated in Chinese ruled Tibet

November 29, 2019 1:51 am0 comments
Youth reported to have protest-self-immolated in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov28’19) – A Tibetan youth was reported to have died after he carried out a protest-self-immolation on a street near Meruma Township of Ngaba County in Sichuan Province on Oct 27 evening. The deceased has been named as Yonten, a 24-year-old former monk of the local Kirti Monastery. A […]

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Chinese paramilitary police besiege Tibetan town after independence protest incidents

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Chinese paramilitary police besiege Tibetan town after independence protest incidents

(TibetanReview.net, Nov25’19) – Chinese security forces have arrived and spread out both in uniform and in all sorts of plainclothes disguises in a township in Sichuan Province’s Kardze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture after there were two protest incidents calling for Tibet’s independence, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Nov 25. To […]

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China says poverty in ‘Tibet’ set to end this year

November 26, 2019 12:03 pm0 comments
China says poverty in ‘Tibet’ set to end this year

(TibetanReview.net, Nov25’19) – Poverty will be a thing of the past in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) half of Tibet proper as the remaining 150,000 poverty-stricken people living in 19 counties will be declared free of it by the end of this year, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Nov […]

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China arrests six monks in eastern Tibet protests

November 21, 2019 9:36 am0 comments
China arrests six monks in eastern Tibet protests

(TibetanReview.net, Nov20’19) – Chinese police had arrested on Nov 7 four Tibetan monks after they staged a protest in front of a village-level government office in Sershul (Chinese: Shiqu) County of Sichuan Province, scattering leaflets calling for freedom, human rights, protection of locals’ rights, and an end to intrusive political […]

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