30 Sentenced from 3 years to life-term for Lhasa, Toelung protests

May 9, 2014 12:08 pm0 comments

www.TibetanReview.net, May 13’08 Thirty Tibetans were sentenced on Apr 29 by the Intermediate People’s Court of Lhasa to jail terms ranging from three years to life terms for involvement in the Mar 2008 disturbances in Lhasa. They included six monks. Three received life sentences and the others from three to […]

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Mass cremation alleged of Tibetans killed by Chinese troops

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www.TibetanReview.net, May 13’08 China was alleged to have mass cremated on Mar 28 the corpses of 83 Tibetans killed by it during crackdown on Tibetans protests in and around Lhasa. The site was the electrical crematorium built few years ago by the Chinese government at Dhongkar Yabdha Township in Toelung […]

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50 Ratoe monks held, 32 still in jail

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www.TibetanReview.net, May 13’08 The paramilitary People’s Armed Police arrested 50 monks of Ratoe Monastery in Nyethang Tonwship of Chushul County, Lhasa City, in a major crackdown on Apr 16. Thirty-two of them were still being held at Chushul police detention centre, said the exile Tibetan government’s Tibet.net May 9. They […]

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Dalai Lama’s appeals condemned as fanning of unrest

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www.TibetanReview.net, May 2, 2008 China condemned the Dalai Lama for issuing appeals and statements recently on the still sporadically ongoing disturbances in Tibet, saying they were aimed to trigger more unrest. “The ‘appeals’ and ‘statements’ show that the Dalai Lama continued to drum up the so-called ‘Greater Tibet’ region and […]

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Ngaba Tibetans to be relocated to combat serious bone disease

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www.TibetanReview.net, May 2, 2008 China is to relocate to new homes nearly 77,000 residents (17,067 households) of the Tibetan-inhabited Aba (Tibetan: Ngaba) Tibetan-Qiang Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province in a battle against an incurable endemic bone disease that leaves them unable to work and stuck in a life of poverty, […]

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China steps up jamming overseas Tibetan radio service

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www.TibetanReview.net, May 2, 2008 Oslo-based shortwave news broadcasts service The Voice of Tibet has accused China of stepping up the jamming of its broadcasts in Tibet in connection with the recent protests in Tibet. Chinese jamming violated international treaties giving the network exclusive rights to its registered frequency, AP Apr […]

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China boosts Tibetan culture’s tourism value

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www.TibetanReview.net, May 2, 2008 While being under severe criticism for diluting Tibetan culture through relentless onslaught of Chinese immigration and Chinese domination of Tibet’s economy, governance and security set up, China has been seeking to boost the tourism value of the Tibetan culture by announcing funds for the restoration of […]

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Ban on foreign reporters remain

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www.TibetanReview.net, May 2, 2008 While Lhasa will reopen for foreign tourists on May 1, the beginning of May Day Holiday, both the TAR and other Tibetan areas will continue to remain out of bound for foreign reporters. Even in normal times, visas for entering China do not apply to the […]

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Leading Tibetan entertainment figure reported arrested

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www.TibetanReview.net, May 2, 2008 Plainclothes state security officers were reported to have taken away for interrogation Jamyang Kyi, a leading Tibetan writer, television producer, and performer, from her office at the state-owned Qinghai TV in Xining on Apr 1, reported Radio Free Asia (RFA, Washington, DC) Apr 15. guardian.co.uk Apr […]

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Patriotic education stepped up in Tibet

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www.TibetanReview.net, April 25, 2008 China has launched in Tibet a patriotic education campaign called “Oppose splittism, Protect stability, Encourage development,” with focus on party and government officials, and on what is called the strengthening of their relation with the Tibetan public. The official Tibet Daily newspaper reported Apr 21 that […]

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