Villagers flee to mountains after protest provoked by Police highhandedness

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 1 Police highhandedness in overturning a settlement amicable reached between two feuding villages in Bathang (Chinese: Batang) County of Kardze Prefecture led to a protest by people of the affected village, reported the exile Tibetan government’s Tibet.net Jul 21, which did not know the date in Jul’08 of […]

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Chinese journalist in Tibet for positive reports about its reopening

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 1 Unable to get the publicity cooperation it sought in sponsoring junkets for foreign reporters, China arranged a free 10-day tour of Tibet for its official media reporters beginning Jul 17. The Chinese delegation, consisting of reporters from 15 major Chinese media groups, including CCTV, Guangming Daily, Xinhua […]

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Surge reported of Chinese tourists to Tibet

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 1 As the tourism season peaks, there is a surge in the number of Chinese tourists visiting Lhasa, with tickets for Lhasa or Xining becoming hard to obtain from cities like Shanghai, Nanjing and Zhengzhou, reported China’s online Tibet news en.Tibet.cn Jul 9, citing travelchinaguide.com (China). The hard […]

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Nearly 60,000 rural Tibetans moved into new ‘socialist villages’

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 1 Since 2006, the government of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) had moved a total of 114,000 rural families covering 590,000 people into new houses under its controversial socialist village project, with the investment from its side of 7.022 billion yuan, reported en.Tibet.cn Jul 8. An en.Tibet.cn report Jul […]

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11 sentenced in Nagchu to jail terms of two to nine years

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www.TibetanReview.net, July 23’08 Five monks and six lay people were sentenced at different times to jail terms ranging from two- to-nine year jail terms in Driru (Chinese: Biru) county of Nagchu Prefecture in connection with the large-scale Tibetan protest in the area in Dec’08. Monks Bhuchung Norwa, Bhu Tengay, and […]

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Four held in Chamdo for protesting job discrimination, sending out protest news

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www.TibetanReview.net, July 23’08 Police in Nyinmo township of Palbar county in Chamdo Prefecture arrested in the beginning of Jul’08 two Tibetan men – Palden Choedak and Nyidor – for protesting against the Chinese domination of jobs in the local administration and police force, reported the exile Tibetan government’s Tibet.net Jul […]

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Chinese journalist in Tibet for positive reports about its reopening

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www.TibetanReview.net, July 23’08 Unable to get the publicity cooperation it sough in sponsoring junkets for foreign reporters, China arranged a free 10-day tour of Tibet for its official media reporters beginning Jul 17. The Chinese delegation, consisting of reporters from 15 major Chinese media groups, including CCTV, Guangming Daily, Xinhua […]

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New wave of repression to hit Tibet, post-Olympics?

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www.TibetanReview.net, July 18’08 While putting out a façade of moderation and restraint by showing undue anxiety to reopen Lhasa and its principal temples and monasteries, and even talking with envoys of the Dalai Lama on May 4 and Jul 1-2, the Chinese authorities in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) are reported […]

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Two-month deadline for cadres to bring children back from ‘Dalai Clique’ schools, monasteries

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www.TibetanReview.net, July 18’08 Tibetans in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) who are Communist party members or who are holding Chinese government jobs there have been ordered to bring back any children they may have studying abroad in schools and monasteries run by the “Dalai clique” within two months from Jul […]

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Lithang annual horse-racing festival uncertain, troops mustered

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www.TibetanReview.net, July 18’08 It remains unclear whether the annual summer international horseracing festival at Lithang County of Kardze Prefecture in Sichuan Province for this year will be held, with Radio Free Asia (RFA, Washington, DC) reporting Jul 11 that it had been cancelled and the exile Tibetan government’s Tibet.net reporting […]

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