Dzamthang Tibetans under clampdown ahead of 60th Tibet uprising anniversary

March 10, 2019 12:55 am0 comments
Dzamthang Tibetans under clampdown ahead of 60th Tibet uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Mar09’19) – In yet another report about tightening of restrictions ahead of the 60th Tibetan national uprising anniversary on Mar 10 across the Tibetan Plateau region, Chinese authorities in Dzamthang (Chinese: Rangtang) County of Ngaba (Aba) Prefecture, Sichuan Province, have launched a new clampdown. It was launched at the […]

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Tightened security measure in Sichuan, Gansu restrict Tibetans ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

March 9, 2019 12:32 am0 comments
Tightened security measure in Sichuan, Gansu restrict Tibetans ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Mar08’19) – China is reported to have tightened security measures in different parts of Tibet to preempt possible protests around the 60th anniversary on Mar 10 of the Tibetan National Uprising Day. The Tibetan Service of rfa.org Mar 6 referred to measures enhanced in Tibetan regions of Sichuan and […]

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Tibetan visitors to Lhasa face severe scrutiny ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

March 7, 2019 11:10 am0 comments
Tibetan visitors to Lhasa face severe scrutiny ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Mar06’19) – Tibetan pilgrims from Kham and Amdo in what are now parts of Sichuan, Yunnan, Gansu and Qinghai provinces are still being allowed to visit Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) where China has greatly tightened security measures ahead of the 60th Tibetan National Uprising Day on Mar 10. However, […]

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Snowstorms affect 120,000 people, over 1 million livestock in Qinghai

March 5, 2019 3:42 am0 comments
Snowstorms affect 120,000 people, over 1 million livestock in Qinghai

(TibetanReview.net, Mar04’19) – There has been a significant rise in the number of people and animals affected by continuing snowstorm since Dec 28 in Yushu (Tibetan: Yulshul) Prefecture of Qinghai Province with corresponding rise in economic losses, according to China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 2. The report said some […]

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New textbook teaches patriotism with sinicized Tibetan history, culture

February 24, 2019 1:41 am0 comments
New textbook teaches patriotism with sinicized Tibetan history, culture

(TibetanReview.net, Feb23’19) – A new textbook has been introduced for primary and middle schools in Gyangze County of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) designed to teach Tibetan students patriotism through a Sinicized version of Tibet’s history and culture. Beside, the county is the first in the TAR to introduce a textbook […]

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Nearly 60,000 Tibetans in Qinghai hit by snow disaster

February 23, 2019 3:06 am0 comments
Nearly 60,000 Tibetans in Qinghai hit by snow disaster

(TibetanReview.net, Feb21’19) – At least 12,931 households, with 58,289 residents, had been affected by a prolonged devastating snow disaster in Yushu (Tibetan: Yulshul) Prefecture of Qinghai Province, accounting for roughly 14% of the local population, as of Feb 19 evening, reported China’s caixinglobal.com Feb 20. Around 21,000 livestock animals had […]

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Tibet closed for non-Chinese foreigners ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

February 22, 2019 5:12 pm0 comments
Tibet closed for non-Chinese foreigners ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Feb21’19) – Although regularly denying it officially, China has again closed Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) for foreign visitors who are not mainland Chinese, ahead of the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising day which falls on Mar 10. The duration and beginning of the closure have varied from […]

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China dealt with 25 ‘separatism’, ‘national security’ cases in Tibet in 2018

February 13, 2019 5:26 am0 comments
China dealt with 25 ‘separatism’, ‘national security’ cases in Tibet in 2018

(TibetanReview.net, Feb12’19) – China said Feb 10 that its local government in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) dealt with 25 cases involving inciting separatism or financial crimes which jeopardized national security in 2018. The official globaltimes.cn media website, which reported it, did not give details about any of those cases. That […]

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Thousand of livestock, hundreds of wild lives killed in Tibet’s Yulshul snowstorms

February 11, 2019 12:31 pm0 comments
Thousand of livestock, hundreds of wild lives killed in Tibet’s Yulshul snowstorms

(TibetanReview.net, Feb10’19) – Thousands of livestock and hundreds of wild animals have died as snowstorms lasting for days hit all the one city and five other counties in Yushu (Tibetan: Yulshul) Prefecture of Qinghai Province, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Feb 9. Roads in many areas of the Tibetan […]

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China restricts Tibetan New Year Celebrations

12:24 pm0 comments
China restricts Tibetan New Year Celebrations

(TibetanReview.net, Feb10’19) – In its ongoing move to Sinicize all aspects of Tibetan life, China has imposed all manners of restrictions on this ethnic minority group’s celebrations of Losar, its traditional New Year, while began on Feb 5 this year. In Tibet’s capital Lhasa, police filled the streets and government […]

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