Ngari Airport to be operational in 2010

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 11’08 China says it expects to complete the building of the Ngari Gunsa Airport at Gunsa Township of Gar County in the remote western Tibetan prefecture of Ngari (Chinese: Ali) in 2010. With an altitude of 4,227 meters, the 4D flight zone will meet the requirement of airplanes […]

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Tibet still under siege despite Beijing’s suggestion of normality

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 6’08 While Beijing suggests that life in Tibetan areas, which were hit by a series of major protests in Mar 2008, is returning to normal, evidence suggests otherwise, reported BBC News online Jun 3. Security is tight, Tibetans face travel restrictions, and monks and nuns have been forced […]

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16 monks arrested for ‘separatist bomb attacks’

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 6’08 Police in Tibet Autonomous Region have said Jun 5 they had arrested 16 Tibetan monks on May 12 and 13 and were hunting for three more for alleged involvement in what they called “three separatist bomb attacks and plots” in Mangkam county of Qamdo prefecture. Their alleged […]

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One held in Tawu for leaking protest news overseas

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 6’08 Police from authorities outside the local police station detained on Apr 19 a Tibetan in Tawu (Chinese: Daofu) of Ganzi (Tibetan: kardze) Prefecture for allegedly passing overseas information about the Tibetan protests. Police came in three vehicles to pick up Nyima Drakpa, reported Radio Free Asia (RFA) […]

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Chinese hackers steal Tibetan writer’s online identity

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 6’08 Chinese hackers have stolen the Skype identity of prominent Tibetan writer in Chinese and blogger Ms Woeser, both silencing her and possibly putting her contacts in serious danger. “My password has been changed and I can no longer log in … The hijacker has begun to make […]

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Eight, including seven nuns, sentenced; 14 more nuns held

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www.TibetanReview.net, May 21 2008 China sentenced seven nuns and a layman to jail terms of three to seven years on Apr 29 for having taken part in demonstrations in Mar 2008 while taking into custody 14 more nuns for staging a demonstration on May 11-12, all in Kandze Prefecture of […]

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

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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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