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China mulling direct flight airport for Indian pilgrims to Mt Kailash

April 6, 2019 5:28 am0 comments
China mulling direct flight airport for Indian pilgrims to Mt Kailash

(TibetanReview.net, Apr05’19) – In order to boost tourism in remoted western Tibet’s Ngari (Chinese: Ali) Prefectures, home to the sacred Mt Kailash (Tibetan: Ghang Rinpoche or Ghang Tise), China is looking to upgrade its fairly recently built Gunsa Airport there to an international one. The airport, located 40 km from […]

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China subverted top UN rights body, arm-twisting client-states into praising it

April 4, 2019 11:50 pm0 comments
China subverted top UN rights body, arm-twisting client-states into praising it

(TibetanReview.net, Apr04’19) – China has been denounced by diplomats and activists alike on Apr 1 for its brazen move to subvert the work of the UN’s top human rights body during its Mar 2019 session in Geneva, reported the AFP Apr 2. This included intense lobbying, pressure and even threats […]

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China to destroy over 300,000 more world maps for not showing Taiwan, Arunachal as its territory

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China to destroy over 300,000 more world maps for not showing Taiwan, Arunachal as its territory

(TibetanReview.net, Apr04’19) – China has ordered the destruction of 300,000 more maps for not mentioning the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh and the independent nation of Taiwan as parts of its territory and has moved to file a lawsuit against four persons for trying to export them to the Netherlands, […]

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2002-2010 China-Dalai Lama-envoy talks reportedly failed due to raising of Tibet issue

March 31, 2019 1:48 am0 comments
2002-2010 China-Dalai Lama-envoy talks reportedly failed due to raising of Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Mar30’19) – The main reason for the failure of the 2002-2010 talks between envoys of the Dalai Lama and officials from the Communist Party of China’s United Front Work Department was “the deliberate misinterpretation of the Dalai clique of the preconditions of the central government about the subject and […]

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Germany’s Tibet uprising anniversary call trashes China’s rights record claims

March 28, 2019 4:39 am0 comments
Germany’s Tibet uprising anniversary call trashes China’s rights record claims

(TibetanReview.net, Mar27’19) – Not in the least impressed or otherwise intimidated by China’s relentless and overbearing propaganda push on its record in Tibet, the human rights committee of the German parliament has on Mar 25 made public its call on Beijing to “immediately stop the repression of the Tibetan people […]

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Looking at Tibetan nationalism beyond the anti-colonial paradigm

March 26, 2019 1:32 am0 comments
Looking at Tibetan nationalism beyond the anti-colonial paradigm

Dr Dibyesh Anand, Professor and Head of Department, International Relations, University of Westminster, argues that Prof Dawa Norbu was not just a Tibetan intellectual but also an intellectual about Tibet and more than that one of the rarest of scholars who moved beyond his identity in his work without giving […]

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Amid Sinicization of religion drive, Vatican seeks to reassure Beijing, seeks a Xi meeting

March 19, 2019 11:43 pm0 comments
Amid Sinicization of religion drive, Vatican seeks to reassure Beijing, seeks a Xi meeting

(TibetanReview.net, Mar19’19) – As Christians in China fear for their faith and their right to practice it as it is meant to be, given the current highly intrusive Sinicization drive, the Vatican has sought to reassure Beijing that it should not fear “distrust or hostility” from the Roman Catholic Church. […]

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Qinghai officials being probed for profiting illegally from rare local resources

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Qinghai officials being probed for profiting illegally from rare local resources

(TibetanReview.net, Mar19’19) – The nexus between mining companies and local officials in Chinese ruled Tibet is all too well known and has continued for decades, leading to many affected Tibetan villagers and herdsmen who protested against illegal mining activities being beaten, jailed and even killed. But now, in at least […]

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Indian traders to boycott Chinese goods

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Indian traders to boycott Chinese goods

(TibetanReview.net, Mar18’19) – Traders across India belonging to an organization called Indian traders association (CAIT) will launch a campaign to boycott Chinese goods with burning Chinese imports on Mar 19 during the festival of Holika, before Holi, reported businesstoday.in Mar 16. It said CAIT had a membership of 70 million […]

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Poverty eradication in Tibet conditional on beneficiaries’ allegiance to communist party leadership

March 16, 2019 1:18 am0 comments
Poverty eradication in Tibet conditional on beneficiaries’ allegiance to communist party leadership

(TibetanReview.net, Mar15’19) – China said during the ongoing session of its parliament, the National People’s Congress, in Beijing that Tibetans love its communist government more, and had no love for their exile spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. What it did not say, however, was that this is a government policy […]

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