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China loses soft-power bases in Prague university

November 16, 2019 2:00 am0 comments
China loses soft-power bases in Prague university

(TibetanReview.net, Nov15’19) – In yet another instance of Czech pushback against China, capital Prague’s Charles University has closed its Czech-Chinese Centre following local media reports that said some of its staff had failed to declare payments from the Chinese embassy intended to support its programmes. The news reports, published in […]

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Nepalese protest against alleged Chinese border encroachment not seen as affecting bilateral ties

November 14, 2019 5:12 am0 comments
Nepalese protest against alleged Chinese border encroachment not seen as affecting bilateral ties

(TibetanReview.net, Nov13’19) – The official position of China and Nepal is that the two countries do not have any border dispute following the signing of a border agreement in 1961. But on Nov 11 angry protesters in Nepal burned effigies of Chinese President Xi Jinping after a recent government report […]

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China disappears Tibetan man, punishes his family for apparent online info posting

November 11, 2019 2:26 am0 comments
China disappears Tibetan man, punishes his family for apparent online info posting

(TibetanReview.net, Nov09’19) – A Tibetan man detained by Chinese police in Shigatse (Chinese: Xigaze) City of Tibet Autonomous Region around Mar 8 this year without giving any reason continues to remain disappeared while his family has their welfare benefits stopped and their movement restricted, said Dharamsala-based monitoring group Tibetan Centre […]

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US religious envoy asks UN stop to China’s meddling in Dalai Lama reincarnation

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US religious envoy asks UN stop to China’s meddling in Dalai Lama reincarnation

(TibetanReview.net, Nov09’19) – The United States government is asking the United Nations to take up the Dalai Lama reincarnation issue in an intensified bid to stop China from imposing a fake reincarnation of Tibet’s exiled religious leader in future. Sam Brownback, the US ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, has made […]

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China is top internet rights abuser for fourth successive year

November 7, 2019 11:41 pm0 comments
China is top internet rights abuser for fourth successive year

(TibetanReview.net, Nov06’19) – China has been the world’s worst abuser of internet freedom for the fourth consecutive year, while Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia were not far behind, according to Washington-based independent international rights monitoring group Freedom House, releasing its latest report Nov 5. The report, Freedom on the Net 2019: […]

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China requires Party members, gov’t workers as surety for overseas Tibetan visa applicants’ good behaviour

November 1, 2019 12:25 am0 comments
China requires Party members, gov’t workers as surety for overseas Tibetan visa applicants’ good behaviour

(TibetanReview.net, Oct31’19) – China has impose further, highly onerous restrictions on oversea Tibetans intending to visit Tibet or any other part of the People’s Republic of China, requiring them to be hosted by Party members or at least state workers, reported the Tibetan Service of rga.org Oct 30. The existing […]

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China vents anger at US religious envoy in D’sala with Dalai Lama

October 31, 2019 1:45 am0 comments
China vents anger at US religious envoy in D’sala with Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Oct30’19) – China has expressed bitter anger Oct 29 over the fact that Sam Brownback, the US ambassador at large for international religious freedom, had met Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at Dharamsala, India, and strongly criticized its interference in the Dalai Lama reincarnation process. Responding to […]

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China publishes 12 volumes of ‘selected’ archive materials to ‘prove’ ownership of Tibet

October 23, 2019 11:59 pm0 comments
China publishes 12 volumes of ‘selected’ archive materials to ‘prove’ ownership of Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct23’19) – Despite having the territory under tight military control with nary a national government questioning its sovereignty over it, China continues to be obsessed to “prove” that Tibet was historically part of it. The latest is an over-five-year long painstaking “research” to prove in a 12-volume compilation of […]

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China blocks access to nearly a quarter of foreign news sites it has accredited

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China blocks access to nearly a quarter of foreign news sites it has accredited

(TibetanReview.net, Oct23’19) – A total of 215 international news organizations have journalists based in China, with their 536 journalists having been given accreditation to report. However, China then bars its citizens from accessing the publicly available websites of 23 per cent of these news organizations, reported the AFP Oct 22, […]

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After restriction on Chinese diplomats, US planning additional rules for China’s party-state controlled employees

October 21, 2019 4:35 pm0 comments
After restriction on Chinese diplomats, US planning additional rules for China’s party-state controlled employees

(TibetanReview.net, Oct21’19) – US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad on Oct 21 defended his country’s plans to require Beijing’s diplomats in the US to report contacts with specified Americans while rejecting China’s criticism of it as “very outrageous”, reported the AP Oct 21. Beanstad has added that Washington was, in […]

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