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Canada urges China for access to long disappeared top Tibetan religious figure

November 17, 2017 11:03 pm0 comments
Canada urges China for access to long disappeared top Tibetan religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, Nov17, 2017) – Canada has called on China to allow UN rights officials to visit Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure, the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, who disappeared into its custody in 1995, at age 6, and has never been seen or heard of ever since. It […]

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US Congress asked to require Chinese state journalists to register as foreign agents

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US Congress asked to require Chinese state journalists to register as foreign agents

(TibetanReview.net, Nov17, 2017) – A key statutory commission on US policy towards China has asked the US Congress to require Chinese state media entities to register as foreign agents, plugging a current loophole and noting their involvement in spying and propaganda, reported Reuters Nov 14. It cited the annual report […]

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China again ranks as country with world’s worst internet freedom

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China again ranks as country with world’s worst internet freedom

(TibetanReview.net, Nov16, 2017) – For the third consecutive year, China has ranked as the country with the world’s worst internet freedoms, according to the US-based rights organization Freedom House which released its finding on Nov 14. The US state-funded non-profit organisation has found that new regulations had further tightened already […]

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Publisher dumps Australian academic’s work for fear of offending China

November 15, 2017 10:54 pm0 comments
Publisher dumps Australian academic’s work for fear of offending China

(TibetanReview.net, Nov15, 2017) – Citing fear of offending China, publisher Allen & Unwin has decided to rescind its decision to publish a book about the Chinese government’s domineering and pervasive influence inside Australia, a subject of much media discourse in recent times. CNN Nov 13 cited Clive Hamilton, a professor […]

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China’s anti-poverty campaign targets transforming believers in religion into believers in the party

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China’s anti-poverty campaign targets transforming believers in religion into believers in the party

(TibetanReview.net, Nov15, 2017) – China has vowed to make ending poverty by 2020 a top priority and a part of that campaign, at least in the case of one county, involves requiring believers in Christianity to replace the portraits of Jesus Christ that form the centrepieces of their homes with […]

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President ‘Xi Jinping thought’ being sought to be inculcated in people across Tibet

November 14, 2017 11:04 pm0 comments
President ‘Xi Jinping thought’ being sought to be inculcated in people across Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov14, 2017) – Like in urban neighbourhoods, rural villages and other centres across China, lectures to explain and publicize the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) held in Beijing over 18-24 Oct had most recently been organized by Party and government officials […]

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Preliminary survey for an underground Tibet-Nepal OBOR railway line concluded

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Preliminary survey for an underground Tibet-Nepal OBOR railway line concluded

(TibetanReview.net, Nov13, 2017) – A railway line linking Chinese ruled Tibet with Nepal has begun taking concrete shape with the two sides having concluded a preliminary study. The cross-border 100-km railway will connect Kathmandu and Tibet’s border town of Kerung (Tibetan: Kyirong or Kyidrong), reported Nepal’s myrepublica.com Nov 11. A […]

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President Xi’s ‘new era’ theory will not help the Tibetans

November 12, 2017 10:43 am0 comments
President Xi’s ‘new era’ theory will not help the Tibetans

In this exclusive interview with Tibetan Review’s Managing Editor Gelek Namgyal, Claude Arpi, a regular commentator on Tibet, China, India and Indo-French relations issues and author of ‘1962 and the McMahon Line Saga’, ‘Tibet: The Lost Frontier’ and ‘Dharamshala and Beijing: the Negotiations that Never Were,’ dwells on what Chinese […]

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Seventh annual seminar held in Beijing to discuss adapting Tibetan Buddhism to Chinese rule

November 11, 2017 11:13 pm2 comments
Seventh annual seminar held in Beijing to discuss adapting Tibetan Buddhism to Chinese rule

(TibetanReview.net, Nov11, 2017) – Nearly 200 people including scholars from Han Buddhist monasteries and scholars from religious research institutions as well as representatives from Buddhist institutes and monasteries in Tibet Autonomous Region and Tibetan-inhabited areas in Qinghai, Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces took part in the seventh annual Tibetan Buddhist […]

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India asserts its leaders’ right to visit Arunachal ahead of discussing border crisis control with China

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India asserts its leaders’ right to visit Arunachal ahead of discussing border crisis control with China

(TibetanReview.net, Nov11, 2017) – India has on Nov 9 rejected China’s objection to its Defence Minister Ms Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to the northeastern border state of Arunachal Pradesh, which Beijing insists is part of what it calls south Tibet. The state is an integral part of the country and Indian […]

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