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Qinghai officials being probed for profiting illegally from rare local resources

March 19, 2019 11:13 pm0 comments
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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European lawmakers seek reciprocal access to Tibet for its citizens

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European lawmakers seek reciprocal access to Tibet for its citizens

(TibetanReview.net, Mar18’19) – After the United States adopted a law demanding reciprocal access to Tibet for its citizens in Dec 2018, lawmakers in Europe have issued a call for a similar access to the tightly restricted Chinese ruled Himalayan territory. In the latest development on this issue, a total of […]

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Exile Tibetans set for a third Special General Meeting

March 17, 2019 11:22 pm0 comments
Exile Tibetans set for a third Special General Meeting

(TibetanReview.net, Mar17’19) – The Central Tibetan administration at Dharamsala, India, is to convene its third Special General Meeting of Tibetans since 2008 from Oct 3 to 5 this year. On agenda will be discussions on the CTA’s “Five Fifty Vision” for the Tibetan movement and “the relationship between the lineage […]

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Tibet caucus set up in Taipei City Council

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Tibet caucus set up in Taipei City Council

(TibetanReview.net, Mar16’19) – A group of 13 councilors belonging to the pan-green camp has announced on Mar 14 the formation of a Tibet caucus in the Taipei City Council, their agenda being to lend greater support to Tibet and its people, reported Taiwan’s CNA news agency Mar 14. The members […]

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More restrictions on Tibetans reported from Qinghai for this month

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More restrictions on Tibetans reported from Qinghai for this month

(TibetanReview.net, Mar16’19) – In yet another report about further clampdown on Tibetans during the politically sensitive month of March, Chinese authorities in Rebgong (Chinese: Malho) County of Qinghai Province have further tightened restrictions on local Tibetans, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Mar 14. These were stated to include ban […]

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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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Opinion: In Poor Taste: Chinese Students Politicizing the International Food Festival at JNU

March 15, 2019 1:35 am0 comments
Opinion: In Poor Taste:  Chinese Students Politicizing the International Food Festival at JNU

– By Apa Lhamo & Tashi Yangzom* (TibetanReview.net, Mar12’19) – Many of the international students studying at Jawaharlal Nehru University celebrate the Republic Day of India through preparing and sharing examples of their cuisine – serving delicacies from their respective countries to the JNU faculty and students every year. This […]

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Indian MP rejected China’s demand to avoid 60th Tibet uprising day function

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Indian MP rejected China’s demand to avoid 60th Tibet uprising day function

(TibetanReview.net, Mar14’19) – Member of Indian parliament Mr Shanta Kumar has revealed that he had rejected pressure from China, telling him not to attend the 60th Tibet uprising anniversary function of the Central Tibetan Administration at Dharamsala, on Mar 10. The BJP MP represents Kangra district, of which Dharamsala is […]

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150 Tibetans let off after being held for protesting outside Chinese embassy, New Delhi

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150 Tibetans let off after being held for protesting outside Chinese embassy, New Delhi

(TibetanReview.net, Mar14’19) – Police in India’s capital New Delhi detained around 150 activists of the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) after they protested outside the Chinese embassy, with some of them trying to storm it, on Mar 12. TYC was holding three days of protest rallies and other campaign actions in […]

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Protest rally held to mark 60th Tibet uprising day in Canberra

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Protest rally held to mark 60th Tibet uprising day in Canberra

(TibetanReview.net, Mar14’19) – In yet further reports about marking of the 60th Tibetan national uprising day, Tibetans and supporters from Canberra, Sydney, Nowra and Newcastle gathered in Australia’s capital, Canberra, and staged a march to the Chinese embassy, said the Central Tibetan Administration on its Tibet.net website Mar 13. The […]

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