Monks targeted in revenge troop attack

May 9, 2014 12:29 pm0 comments

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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China reopens Tibet for foreign tourists, with just two visitors

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 26’08 After several false promises, China finally declared that the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) had been opened for foreign tourists on Jun 25, although it continued to be closed for foreign media. “The success of the Olympic torch relay held three days ago in Lhasa demonstrated that the […]

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Security tight, monks detained as Olympic flame relayed through Gyalthang

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 24’08 The torch for the Olympic Games in Beijing passed through its first predominantly Tibetan inhabited area on Jun 11 when it was carried over a 6.5 km stretch in the tourist town of Shangri-la, formerly known as Zhongdian (Tibetan: Gyalthang) in Yunnan Province. It passed through Yunnan’s […]

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Tibet railway unaffected by two low-magnitude earthquakes, aftershocks.

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 24’08 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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China to permit only patriotic monks

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www.TibetanReview.net, June16’08 In order to rein in the monasteries, which spearheaded much of the protests across the Tibetan Plateau in Mar 2008, China requires monks to pass a patriotism test, possibly in September, to be allowed to remain as monks, reported Reuters Jun 13. It said that at the Tibetan […]

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