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China jails Tibetan anti-corruption activist for disturbing social order

December 8, 2019 5:44 am0 comments
China jails Tibetan anti-corruption activist for disturbing social order

(TibetanReview.net, Dec07’19) – Chinese authorities in Qinghai province have on Dec 6 jailed a Tibetan anti-corruption activist for seven years for allegedly disturbing social order. The two-day trial and conviction of Anya Sengdra, a 47-year-old resident of Kyangche Township in Gade (Chinese: Gande) County of Golog (Guoluo) Prefecture, came after […]

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China moving towards outright assimilation of ethnic minorities?

December 6, 2019 7:00 am0 comments
China moving towards outright assimilation of ethnic minorities?

(TibetanReview.net, Dec05’19) – In the name of equality and the overriding importance of national unity, China is to scale back its affirmative action policies for ethnic minorities, which could result in curbs on education opportunities as well as removal of tax benefits and other subsidies for as many as 110 […]

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Youth reported to have protest-self-immolated in Chinese ruled Tibet

November 29, 2019 1:51 am0 comments
Youth reported to have protest-self-immolated in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov28’19) – A Tibetan youth was reported to have died after he carried out a protest-self-immolation on a street near Meruma Township of Ngaba County in Sichuan Province on Oct 27 evening. The deceased has been named as Yonten, a 24-year-old former monk of the local Kirti Monastery. A […]

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Chinese paramilitary police besiege Tibetan town after independence protest incidents

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Chinese paramilitary police besiege Tibetan town after independence protest incidents

(TibetanReview.net, Nov25’19) – Chinese security forces have arrived and spread out both in uniform and in all sorts of plainclothes disguises in a township in Sichuan Province’s Kardze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture after there were two protest incidents calling for Tibet’s independence, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Nov 25. To […]

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China says poverty in ‘Tibet’ set to end this year

November 26, 2019 12:03 pm0 comments
China says poverty in ‘Tibet’ set to end this year

(TibetanReview.net, Nov25’19) – Poverty will be a thing of the past in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) half of Tibet proper as the remaining 150,000 poverty-stricken people living in 19 counties will be declared free of it by the end of this year, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Nov […]

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Outspoken Tibetan on China’s watch list reported disappeared

November 7, 2019 11:57 pm0 comments
Outspoken Tibetan on China’s watch list reported disappeared

(TibetanReview.net, Nov07’19) – A Tibetan man who has been on “watch list” for his outspoken criticism of Chinese rule and policies in Tibet has disappeared after being taken away by police in Nagchu (Chinese: Naqu) City of Tibet Autonomous Region early last month, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Nov […]

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China completes big step for its rail link through Tibet with South Asia

November 5, 2019 12:50 am0 comments
China completes big step for its rail link through Tibet with South Asia

(TibetanReview.net, Nov04’19) – China said Nov 3 that it had achieved a big step to strengthen connections between it through Tibet and South Asia with the completion of the construction of the Bayu Tunnel from Lhasa to the Nyingchi railway section of the strategic Sichuan-Tibet Railway. The report said the […]

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China maps 1,340 plants in Qinghai for use in its traditional medicine

October 27, 2019 4:26 pm0 comments
China maps 1,340 plants in Qinghai for use in its traditional medicine

(TibetanReview.net, Oct26’19) – China said Oct 25 that it had discovered a total of 1,340 medicinal plants having use in traditional Chinese medicine in a historically Tibetan territory that now constitutes its Qinghai Province. The six-year traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) resources survey involved 1,200 technicians and experts and covered more […]

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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 announces major incentives to promote winter tourism in Tibet

October 17, 2019 10:38 am0 comments
China announces major incentives to promote winter tourism in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct16’19) – In order to maintain its economic growth and development story, China is to ensure continued flow of tourists to Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) by offering free visits to top sites and minimum 50 percent discounts on airfares and hotel accommodations and the like during the lean five-month […]

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