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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Monks targeted in revenge troop attack

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www.TibetanReview.net, July 18’08 Chinese troops entered a monastery in eastern Tibet and began to randomly shoot at the monks in a revenge attack against a Tibetan protest on an earlier occasion, Radio Australia online Jul 9 cited Dr John Powers, a scholar in Tibetan religion and culture at the Australian […]

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Repression, plunder, and deception mark Chinese crackdown in Tibet

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www.TibetanReview.net, July 06’08 Police and the paramilitary People’s Armed Police (PAP) not only beat up monks; confiscated computers, cameras, mobile phones and money, and desecrated religious objects, but also plunder priceless religious and cultural objects from the living quarters of the monks during searches carried out with great thoroughness, reported […]

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Four Tarmo monks held for opposing patriotic education

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www.TibetanReview.net, July 06’08 Four monks of Tarmo Monastery in Driru (Chinese: Biru) County of Nagchu Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region were arrested by police on Jun 18 ostensibly because they were going to Lhasa on some monastic work without having taken government permission to leave the monastery, reported Tibet.net Jul 1. […]

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Chinese Tibetologists alleged pro-Dalai Lama bias in West

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www.TibetanReview.net, July 06’08 Chinese Tibetologists have expressed frustration that they were not being believed in the West where Western colleagues and politicians consider their comments to be propaganda. “In our conversations, our efforts were often being taken as propaganda even when we resorted to our personal experiences to make a […]

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Tibet generous in donating for earthquake relief

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 30’08 Donations in money totaling 46.32 million yuan and disaster relief materials valued at 12.9201 million yuan were raised for the May 12 Sichuan earthquake victims in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) by Jun 8 while a drive to raise more donations continued in the region, reported China’s online […]

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Tibet railway unaffected by two low-magnitude earthquakes, aftershocks

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 30’08 Two low-magnitude earthquakes hit the sparsely populated Mongolian-Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi (Tibetan: Tsonub) in Qinghai Province early in the morning of Jun 9, causing no injuries or damages. The Amdo Station in Amdo County of Tibet Autonomous Region, the nearest railway station to the quake area, […]

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