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Poverty elimination goal targets impoverished Tibetans’ religious freedom

January 21, 2019 6:04 am0 comments
Poverty elimination goal targets impoverished Tibetans’ religious freedom

(TibetanReview.net, Jan20’19) – China’s poverty elimination benefits come with the condition that impoverished Tibetans who live on minimum subsistence allowances from the state stop worshipping the Buddha or face the prospect of their subsistence allowances being cancelled, reported bitterwinter.org Jan 18, citing interviews with local people. The Tibetan are instead […]

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Tibet activists join int’l coalition to ask Google to end censored China search project

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Tibet activists join int’l coalition to ask Google to end censored China search project

(TibetanReview.net, Jan20’19) – Tibet activists have joined a coalition of other rights campaigners on the Internet Freedom Day of Jan 18 to call on Google to cease its development of Dragonfly with protests held in the US, UK, Canada, India, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Sweden, Switzerland, and Denmark. Google designed the […]

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China touts success in preventing undocumented Tibet-border crossings

January 19, 2019 1:40 am0 comments
China touts success in preventing undocumented Tibet-border crossings

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’19) – China said Jan 17 that it launched a stringent drive in Jul 2018 to crack down on illegal entry to and exit from Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), resulting in a 79-percent decrease in the number of cases compared with the first half of the year. Responding to […]

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Highways to reach all villages of ‘Tibet’ by 2020

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Highways to reach all villages of ‘Tibet’ by 2020

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’19) – All townships and administrative villages in Tibet Autonomous Region, the western half of ethnographic Tibet, will be connected by highways by 2020 in a bid to boost rural development, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jan 16. During this year the region will implement nearly 55 billion […]

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Tibetans being made to worship Chinese leaders?

January 18, 2019 2:26 am0 comments
Tibetans being made to worship Chinese leaders?

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17’19) – The campaign to Sinicize religion appears to have taken a bizarre turn in eastern Tibet with residents being compelled to replace images of Buddhist deities with that of Chinese President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders and compelled to make religious offerings to the atheists’ images. Even […]

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China approves a major new hydropower project in Tibetan territory

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China approves a major new hydropower project in Tibetan territory

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17’19) – China has approved what would be one of its tallest dams at the junction between Tibet autonomous Region (TAR) and the Tibetan prefecture of Karze in Sichuan Province over the Yangze tributary of Jinsha, known in Tibetan as the Drichu. The National Development and Reform Commission, China’s […]

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Statues of historically deployed Chinese leaders to soon mark Tibet’s landscape

January 16, 2019 12:27 am0 comments
Statues of historically deployed Chinese leaders to soon mark Tibet’s landscape

(TibetanReview.net, Jan15’19) – China has come up with another bright idea to ‘prove’ that Tibet was historically part of it: plans to erect a group of statues of its officials deployed “to administer” the region from as far back as 1727 during the time of the seventh Dalai Lama. Tibetans […]

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25 reported convicted for separatism, harming security in ‘Tibet’ in 2018

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25 reported convicted for separatism, harming security in ‘Tibet’ in 2018

(TibetanReview.net, Jan15’19) – Chinese authorities in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) investigated and tried 25 cases involving 25 people for having allegedly incited separatism or financed others to jeopardize national security during the past one year, reported the official globaltimes.cn Jan 13, citing a report from the regional court. China labels […]

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‘Tibet’ gov’t claims resounding success in anti-Dalai Lama clique crackdown

January 13, 2019 4:17 am0 comments
‘Tibet’ gov’t claims resounding success in anti-Dalai Lama clique crackdown

(TibetanReview.net, Jan12’19) – The Chinese government of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has exalted itself for having taken a “clear-cut” stance against the so-called Dalai Lama clique and resolutely safeguarded China’s national security and core interests. The remark was made by Qi Zhala, chairman of the regional government, in his government […]

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China to open Tibet wider without relaxing the special permit system

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China to open Tibet wider without relaxing the special permit system

(TibetanReview.net, Jan12’19) – China is to open Tibet wider to the outside world not by relaxing the special permit system but only by speeding up the process a bit for overseas tourists and by enhancing interconnectivity in terms of transport and business infrastructure. Tibet will build “a big routeway of […]

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