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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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Six UN rights experts reiterate call for Tibetan language activist’s immediate release

June 8, 2018 11:25 pm0 comments
Six UN rights experts reiterate call for Tibetan language activist’s immediate release

(TibetanReview.net, Jun08, 2018) – Six UN rights experts have come together on Jun 6 to express deep concern that despite their two joint communications calling for the immediate release of the Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk, China had jailed him on May 22 for five years for inciting separatism. […]

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China defies global outrage over its jailing of Tibetan language rights activist for separatism

May 29, 2018 4:45 am0 comments
China defies global outrage over its jailing of Tibetan language rights activist for separatism

(TibetanReview.net, May28, 2018) – China has on May 23 brushed aside global outrage over its sentencing on May 22 of a Tibetan language rights activist for an unfounded conviction of ‘inciting separatism’, calling it interference in its internal affairs. Tashi Wangchuk, a 33-year-old shopkeeper in Yushu Prefecture of Qinghai Province, […]

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‘Language integration’ cited for requiring ethnic minorities to learn Chinese

May 28, 2018 12:44 am0 comments
‘Language integration’ cited for requiring ethnic minorities to learn Chinese

(TibetanReview.net, May26, 2018) – China’s conviction on May 22 of the Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk, sentencing him to a five-year jail sentence for allegedly “inciting separatism”, brings into question what the country’s real language policy is. After all, the case exposed the country’s constitutional and legal protection of […]

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Int’l criticisms grow over China’s jailing of Tibetan language rights activist

May 27, 2018 12:51 am0 comments
Int’l criticisms grow over China’s jailing of Tibetan language rights activist

(TibetanReview.net, May25, 2018) – The United States, Canada, France, the European Union, the European Parliament and more human rights organizations have issued statements over May 22-23, criticizing China for imposing a five-year jail sentence May 22 on Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk. The 33-year-old shopkeeper in Yushu Prefecture of […]

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China jails activist for five years for urging protection of Tibetan language

May 23, 2018 11:00 pm0 comments
China jails activist for five years for urging protection of Tibetan language

(TibetanReview.net, May23, 2018) – China has on May 22 morning sentenced Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wagchuk to a five-year jail term for allegedly “inciting separatism” following a four-hour trial way back on Jan 4 in Yushu Prefecture of Qinghai Province. The sentence may seem relatively light, given the fact […]

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Tibet rights situation raised by number of countries at ongoing UN Rights Council session

March 16, 2018 11:06 pm0 comments
Tibet rights situation raised by number of countries at ongoing UN Rights Council session

(TibetanReview.net, Mar16, 2018) – Speaking under the key agenda item “Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention”, a number of countries have expressed concern on the human rights situation in China and Tibet during the ongoing 37th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Mar […]

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UN experts urge China to release Tibetan language activist, not to prosecute people for rights advocacy

February 26, 2018 1:21 am0 comments
UN experts urge China to release Tibetan language activist, not to prosecute people for rights advocacy

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25, 2018) – A group of five UN human rights experts have on Feb 21 issued a public statement, calling on China for immediate release of the Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk. He was tried by the Intermediate People’s Court of Yulshul (Tibetan: Yulshul) Prefecture, Qinghai Province, on […]

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Tibetans, both at home and in exile, appeal to China’s apex court on language issue

February 15, 2018 10:34 pm0 comments
Tibetans, both at home and in exile, appeal to China’s apex court on language issue

(TibetanReview.net, Feb14, 2018) – A total of 117 Tibetans living in Tibet and in exile have on Jan 11 written a joint online appeal to the Supreme Court of China, expressing concern at the failure of relevant regional courts to use the Tibetan language, which they have said contravened the […]

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Latvian MPs add voice on int’l concern for Tibetan language rights activist

February 8, 2018 11:59 pm0 comments
Latvian MPs add voice on int’l concern for Tibetan language rights activist

(TibetanReview.net, Feb08, 2018) – Apart from France and Germany on Jan 23 and 26 respectively, Members of Parliaments in Latvian too have, on Jan 25, adopted a statement on the case of the Tibetan language activist Tashi Wangchuk who is currently awaiting verdict after his trial on Jan 4. The […]

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