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China takes diplomatic envoys from 12 friendly countries on 3-day junket to refute Xinjiang repression allegations

January 11, 2019 1:08 am0 comments
China takes diplomatic envoys from 12 friendly countries on 3-day junket to refute Xinjiang repression allegations

(TibetanReview.net, Jan10’19) – Amid growing international criticism of its internment of around a million Muslim minorities in so-called vocational training centres which are nothing more than de-Islamization, political indoctrination camps, China has invited diplomatic envoys from 12 countries to “witness the social and economic progress” of East Turkestan (Xinjiang Uygur […]

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China permits German rights commissioner Kofler to visit Tibet, but not Xinjiang

December 7, 2018 3:56 am0 comments
China permits German rights commissioner Kofler to visit Tibet, but not Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Dec06, 2018) – China appears to bet that German Human Rights Commissioner Barbel Kofler would be least likely to be critical of it on the situation in Tibet as it has given her a rarely, if ever, granted permission to visit the Himalayan territory on Dec 5. She is […]

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Asked to account for its rights record at UN review, China cries politics

November 7, 2018 10:32 pm0 comments
Asked to account for its rights record at UN review, China cries politics

(TibetanReview.net, Nov07, 2018) – Rather than answering the questions raised over its treatment of Tibetans, Uyghurs and human rights advocates and lawyers at the third universal periodic review of its human rights record which commenced at the UN headquarters in Geneva on Nov 6, China has resorted to rhetorical flourishes […]

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US annual rights report urges more pressure on China over Tibet issue

October 13, 2018 12:47 am0 comments
US annual rights report urges more pressure on China over Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2018) – The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) of the United States has on Oct 10 referred to the deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet, as in China, and called on lawmakers and the Trump Administration to push for reciprocal access to Tibet and renewed dialogue between China […]

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Swiss MPs fearful of seeking accountable rights dialogue with China?

October 8, 2018 1:52 am0 comments
Swiss MPs fearful of seeking accountable rights dialogue with China?

(TibetanReview.net, Oct07, 2018) – Switzerland has since 1991 been holding human rights dialogues with China. But no one knows what is exactly discussed and how this has been helpful in improving the patently horrendous situation in China. Barbara Gysi, a centre-left Social Democratic Party parliamentarian, being concerned, sought to introduce […]

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China puts up sovereignty claim to snub new UN rights chief

September 12, 2018 10:38 pm0 comments
China puts up sovereignty claim to snub new UN rights chief

(TibetanReview.net, Sep12, 2018) – China has ‘welcomed’ the UN’s new human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, by telling her to respect its sovereignty after she urged it to allow monitors into the restive far western region of Xinjiang and expressed concern about the situation there. Last month, a United Nations rights […]

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Police intimidate two Hong Kong democracy activists during mainland visit

August 29, 2018 11:42 pm0 comments
Police intimidate two Hong Kong democracy activists during mainland visit

(TibetanReview.net, Aug29, 2018) – Two members of a democracy party in Hong Kong were detained and subjected to hours of intimidating questioning during their separate visits to China in March and August this year, with the latter one having been asked whether he or she supported the Tibetan independence movement, […]

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Chilean parliamentary commission briefed on Tibet issue

August 27, 2018 9:19 am0 comments
Chilean parliamentary commission briefed on Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Aug25, 2018) – A briefing on Tibet with particular reference to the human rights situation in the Chinese ruled territory was held in Chile’s parliament on Aug 21, addressed by the Central Tibetan Administration’s Brazil-based representative for the Latin American Region Mr Tsewang Phuntso. The hearing was held by […]

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China rejects global appeals to uphold Tibetan language advocate’s conviction for alleged separatism

August 25, 2018 1:55 am0 comments
China rejects global appeals to uphold Tibetan language advocate’s conviction for alleged separatism

(TibetanReview.net, Aug24, 2018) – The Qinghai Higher People’s Court in Chinese ruled Tibet has on Jul 30 rejected an appeal by Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk, seeking the setting aside of his conviction by the Yushu Intermediate People’s Court for incitement of separatism. The lower court’s sentence of five-year […]

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Fear grows for Tibetan businessman disappeared by China since Mar’18

August 8, 2018 8:54 pm0 comments
Fear grows for Tibetan businessman disappeared by China since Mar’18

(TibetanReview.net, Aug08, 2018) – The whereabouts of a Tibetan businessman active in initiatives to protect Tibet’s environment and culture continues to remain unknown more than four months after he was taken away from Lhasa’s Gongkar Airport at the end of Mar 2018, reported the Tibetan Service of Voice of Tibet, […]

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