China detained Tibetan for online sharing of Dalai Lama photo

August 28, 2019 10:42 am0 comments
China detained Tibetan for online sharing of Dalai Lama photo

(TibetanReview.net, Aug27’19) – China detained a Tibetan man for 10 days in a Tibetan region of what is now part of its Sichuan Province in July for sharing a photo of Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, over the popular Chinese social media platform WeChat, reported the Tibetan Service […]

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China trains Tibetan monks in the atheist government’s reincarnation regulation

August 27, 2019 1:51 am0 comments
China trains Tibetan monks in the atheist government’s reincarnation regulation

(TibetanReview.net, Aug26’19) – Contending that the reincarnation system was “never a religious-only issue or a living Buddha’s personal right”, China said Aug 25 that it carried out a training session on reincarnation for “living Buddhas” in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Some 100 Tibetan Buddhist monks attended the training session launched […]

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Top Chinese leaders for more coordination in poverty relief, religious work and fight against separatism in Tibet

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Top Chinese leaders for more coordination in poverty relief, religious work and fight against separatism in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Aug22’19) – China’s top political advisor Wang Yang has on Aug 22 called for “more coordination in poverty relief, religious work and the fight against separatism”, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency. The report said Wang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist […]

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Three monks, including one jailed, reported disappeared in Chinese ruled Tibet

August 20, 2019 7:29 am0 comments
Three monks, including one jailed, reported disappeared in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Aug15’19) – One Tibetan Buddhist monk of Kirti Monastery in Ngaba (or Ngawa, Chinese: Aba) Prefecture in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province has been jailed for four years recently while the fate of two others from the same monastery remain unknown following their arrests at different […]

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China has announced up to $44,000 rewards for info on fellow-Tibetans’ online ‘crimes’

August 15, 2019 6:17 am0 comments
China has announced up to $44,000 rewards for info on fellow-Tibetans’ online ‘crimes’

(TibetanReview.net, Aug09’19) – Despite having a pervasive online censorship network in place, which has seen so many people arrested and jailed, Chinese authorities in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) still rely on public informants to punish those whose online activities it disapproves of. Cash prizes of up to 300,000 yuan (USD […]

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China completes pivotal tunnel in major new Tibet railway project

August 6, 2019 6:57 am0 comments
China completes pivotal tunnel in major new Tibet railway project

(TibetanReview.net, Aug04’19) – China said Aug 3 that it had made a huge progress on the mammoth Lhasa-Nyingchi railway project by completing on Aug 2 the construction of a pivotal tunnel on it. The Bukamu Tunnel, located in Milin (Tibetan: Miling or Manling) County of Nyingchi (Nyingtri) City, is 9,240 […]

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Appeal lawyers denied access to jailed Tibetan language rights activist

August 3, 2019 11:41 pm0 comments
Appeal lawyers denied access to jailed Tibetan language rights activist

(TibetanReview.net, Aug03’19) – China is said to be illegally preventing personal lawyers of convicted Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk from visiting him in prison, saying the latter was being “uncooperative”. It turns out that Wangchuk, serving a five-year jail sentence for his activism, is refusing to succumb to pressures […]

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Ninth, fourth three-yearly batches of Chinese cadres reach TAR, Qinghai to support medical, educational services

August 1, 2019 4:45 am0 comments
Ninth, fourth three-yearly batches of Chinese cadres reach TAR, Qinghai to support medical, educational services

(TibetanReview.net, Jul31’19) – Despite its claim of having made enormous stride in the development of education in Tibet over the past 60 years or so, including with more than 36,000 Tibetan students returning to the so-called autonomous region after finishing higher studies in the mainland as of April this year, […]

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China punishes Tibetans for displaying Dalai Lama pictures at home

July 31, 2019 12:42 am0 comments
China punishes Tibetans for displaying Dalai Lama pictures at home

(TibetanReview.net, Jul30’19) – Openly revering their exiled spiritual leader by displaying his pictures at home and celebrating his 84th birthday proved costly to a number of poor Tibetans in Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) County of Kardze (Ganzi) Prefecture in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province recently, according to the […]

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China expels 3,500 more from Tibetan Buddhist study centre

July 20, 2019 6:04 am0 comments
China expels 3,500 more from Tibetan Buddhist study centre

(TibetanReview.net, Jul19’19) – Chinese authorities in the traditionally Tibetan county of Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) which is now part of Sichuan Province have expelled 3,600 more monks and nuns from the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist study and meditation centre in recent days, bringing to 7,100 the number of such expulsions since […]

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