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Decoding Xi: Political Loyalty is Imperative for Party Career

July 16, 2018 1:40 am0 comments
Decoding Xi: Political Loyalty is Imperative for Party Career

By Palden Sonam* (TibetanReview.net, Jul14, 2018) – In the murky politics of China, it is a challenge for scholars and policymakers to decipher the meaning and motive of official speeches and documents. What the party leaders said or revealed to public cannot be read at their face value. This is […]

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China cites law to defend forced removal of under-15 Tibetan monks from monasteries to state-run schools

July 15, 2018 1:05 am0 comments
China cites law to defend forced removal of under-15 Tibetan monks from monasteries to state-run schools

(TibetanReview.net, Jul14, 2018) – China has defended the decision by its authorities in a Tibetan region of Sichuan Province to remove under-15 monks from monasteries to government-run schools, citing the country’s law on nine-year compulsory education and saying no exemption could be allowed. Tibetan sources have said the monks’ removals […]

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China said to force Tibetan monks out of monasteries for secular education in gov’t-run schools

July 14, 2018 1:33 am0 comments
China said to force Tibetan monks out of monasteries for secular education in gov’t-run schools

(TibetanReview.net, Jul13, 2018) – In a move seen as further crackdown on Tibetan religion and culture, Chinese authorities in Sershul (Chinese: Shiqu) County of Sichuan Province have ordered monks who are 15 years old or younger enrolled in monasteries to remove themselves to government-run schools to receive secular education. The […]

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China democracy activist gets 13 years for ‘subversion of state power’

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China democracy activist gets 13 years for ‘subversion of state power’

(TibetanReview.net, Jul13, 2018) – Following three years of investigation and still without a shred of evidence, China has on Jul 11 jailed democracy campaigner Qin Yongmin to a 13-year jail sentence for “subversion of state power”. Mr Qin Yongmin, 64, has already spent a total of 22 years behind bars, […]

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China frees Nobel peace laureate’s widow after years of illegal detention

July 12, 2018 1:28 am0 comments
China frees Nobel peace laureate’s widow after years of illegal detention

(TibetanReview.net, Jul11, 2018) – After holding her in a form of strict detention for years while all the time calling her “free”, China has finally relented to international pressure by letting Liu Xia, window of the 2010 Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, to board a flight for Germany […]

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China-led anti-rights cohort fails to curb activists’ role at UN rights forum

July 9, 2018 3:12 am0 comments
China-led anti-rights cohort fails to curb activists’ role at UN rights forum

(TibetanReview.net, Jul08, 2018) – The United Nations Human Rights Council has on Jul 6 adopted a resolution calling on all states to protect civil society groups from threats and intimidation, and prosecute reprisals against them, defeating negating amendments proposed by China, Russia and Pakistan. The resolution upholds the crucial role […]

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India’s national carrier succumbs to Beijing’s ‘one China’ policy dictate

July 7, 2018 12:01 am0 comments
India’s national carrier succumbs to Beijing’s ‘one China’ policy dictate

(TibetanReview.net, Jul06, 2018) – India, which supposedly does not officially subscribe to Beijing’s one China policy due to the former’s refusal to reciprocate with a one India policy concerning Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh appears to have made a climb down. With effect from Jul 4, India’s national carrier Air India […]

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UN rights experts urge China to free Nobel Peace laureate’s widow from illegal detention

July 6, 2018 11:34 pm0 comments
UN rights experts urge China to free Nobel Peace laureate’s widow from illegal detention

(TibetanReview.net, Jul06, 2018) – UN human rights experts have on Jul 4 called on China to release Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, and allow her to seek treatment for deteriorating health, including travelling abroad. China has been holding her in detention without any legal […]

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Timetable set for building Tibet-Nepal Railway link

June 27, 2018 3:07 am0 comments
Timetable set for building Tibet-Nepal Railway link

(TibetanReview.net, Jun23, 2018) – China’s railway network will reach Tibet’s border town of Kerung (Kyirong) in 2022 and from there Nepal’s capital Kathmandu over the next few years, according to the IANS news service Jun 22. This was started to be part of 14 agreements signed Jun 21 during the […]

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Pope praises China amid ongoing talks, brushes aside criticisms

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Pope praises China amid ongoing talks, brushes aside criticisms

  (TibetanReview.net, Jun22, 2018) – The Vatican and China are in advanced talks to resolve a long-standing dispute over the appointment of bishops in China, one of the biggest obstacles to resuming diplomatic ties that were cut almost 70 years ago, reported Reuters Jun 20. The talks are strongly opposed […]

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