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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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Monks under ultimatum to return for patriotic education

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Chinese authorities in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) were reported to have given the monks of Jesho Baikar monastery in Nagchu Prefecture a deadline of Mar 8 to return or face “serious consequences,” after they had fled to avoid a patriotic education campaign there, reported Radio Free Asia […]

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Hu reaffirms Han cadres’ vital role in Tibet

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 (webbed Mar 7) Chinese President Hu Jintao told top Chinese and Tibetan cadres attending the first session of the 11th Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing that by ensuring stability in Tibet they safeguard China’s own stability, according to China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 6. […]

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Shahtoosh trade thriving despite global ban

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Despite China’s rosy picture about increased protection and rising population of the highly endangered Tibetan antelope, Shahtoosh, the world’s finest wool obtained by killing it, is still being smuggled from Tibet to Kashmir, in defiance of a worldwide ban, reported Reuters Feb 22. “Supply of raw wool […]

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Tibetans clash with police at Rebgong prayer festival

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 (Webbed, feb 28) Police and paramilitary troops took into custody on Feb 21 some 200 Tibetans, many of them monks, during a series of protests at an annual religious festival at Rebkong County in Qinghai Province only to release them all by next morning as anger over […]

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Veteran Tibetan communist leader dead

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 China announced on Feb 26 the death of Sangye Yeshi, better known by his Mao christened name of Tian Bao (‘Heavenly Treasure’), one of the first Tibetans to embrace communism and join Mao Zedong’s army, which later invaded Tibet. He was 92 and died of illness on […]

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No political role yet for Chinese Panchen

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 (webbed, Mar 7) China set at rest speculations that the 18-year-old Gyaltsen Norbu chosen by it as the 11th Panchen Lama would soon become the country’s youngest cabinet minister-level official as a Standing Committee member of the NPC, the Chinese parliament. “As far as I know, the […]

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Unheard of separatist conspiracies claimed to have been crushed

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 The authorities in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) crushed a series of conspiracies by the Dalai Lama clique in the past five years and maintained stability there, vice-chairman Ragdi of the Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee has claimed on Mar 9 on the sidelines of […]

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Special status sought for Qaidam Basin for its rich resources

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Noting that the Qaidam Basin in Qinghai is an area holding the highest reserves of several key mineral resources in China, Zhang Zhouping, a representative of the 1st session of the 11th CPPCC (Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference), asked for it to be included among the national […]

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Severe snow disasters hit bulk of Qinghai Tibetans

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 (webbed, Mar 12) Some 1.65 million people were left snowblind and frostbitten, 500,000 livestock and wildlife dead and 3.1 million others on verge of starvation as a result of severe snow disasters in Tibetan prefectures of Qinghai Province, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 1. The […]

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