Nepal seeks second border entry point with Tibet

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Nepal and China further cemented their ever closer relations with the inauguration on Feb 26 of Ajako Tibet (Today’s Tibet) in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu. Zheng Xianglin, China’s Ambassador to Nepal, said that the publication of the magazine would work as yet another bridge and platform to strengthen […]

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BBC’s ‘Year in Tibet’ criticized for ignoring Panchen’s abduction

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 The reality of life today for Tibetans living under Chinese rule is being depicted in a year-round documentary coverage of a monastery in the small southern Tibetan town of Gyantse. The documentary was shot by Seven Stones Media under a commission from the BBC FOUR and is […]

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Beijing-Lhasa luxury train service to debut on Sep 1

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 The most luxurious train in the world, with five-star interiors, will begin plying between Beijing and Lhasa on Sep 1, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 10. “Such a train can only seat 96 passengers. The fare would be about 20 times the normal price (of […]

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China promises bright Olympics flame atop Mt Everest

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Scientists in Beijing had finished tests to ensure that the Olympic torch could stay alight in the tough, oxygen-sparse conditions that leave even experienced climbers struggling atop Mt Everest, reported Reuters Feb 27. “We are fully confident that the Olympic Games torch can certainly be alight on […]

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Protests in other parts of TAR

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 While troops and military vehicles, including tanks, rolled into Lhasa on Mar 14, there were at least three protests in rural areas of Lhasa city: one at Gaden Chokor Monastery in Phenpo Lhundrup (Chinese: Lingzhi) County of Lhasa City and another, small one in Shigatse, the TAR’s […]

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Protests in Lhasa and its neighbouring areas

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Peaceful demonstrations by monks It all began on Mar 10, the 49th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day, when up to 600 monks of Drepung monastery in the outskirts of Lhasa tried to march to Bharkor in the centre of the city. They wanted to demonstrate […]

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Uprising sweeps Tibet on 49th revolt anniversary Information updated on the basis of reports available till March 27.

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 After 57 years of Chinese “liberation”, 49 years since the suppression of a national uprising, and 19 years after the brutal suppression of an upsurge of demonstrations, followed by imposition of marital law in capital Lhasa, Tibet erupted once again on Mar 10, 2008 in what can […]

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Protests in other Tibetan areas

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Massive protests also took place in traditional Tibetan provinces of Amdo and Kham that after China’s annexation of Tibet became Qinghai and parts of Chinese Gansu and Sichuan provinces. They continued even after massive troop deployments and monastery lockdowns around Mar 14 and sealing off of county […]

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Protests within China

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www.TibetanReview.net, March 31’08 Beijing, Chengdu, Lanzhou Large numbers of Tibetans are enrolled in schools, colleges and universities in China in a policy seen by critics as being designed to make Chinese out of them in terms of habits, taste and ultimately, culture. There were reports of candlelight vigils and other […]

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Major casualties and damages

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www.TibetanReview.net, March31’08 Lhasa The exile Tibetan government reported Mar 24 that around 140 Tibetans had been confirmed killed in China’s violent crackdown on Tibetan protests since Mar 14 and released a list of 40 names. Explaining the difficulty of gathering figures, Tibet.net said Mar 24 that in many cases the […]

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