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Exile Tibetan administration criticizes Myanmar for calling Tibet ‘inalienable part of China’

January 23, 2020 12:09 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan administration criticizes Myanmar for calling Tibet ‘inalienable part of China’

(TibetanReview.net, Jan22’20) – The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamsala has on Jan 21 criticized Myanmar for calling Tibet, along with Taiwan and Xinjiang, “inalienable parts of China” in a joint declaration with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Jan 18. Xi was on a two-day visit to sign 33 […]

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Trump Administration month behind Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act implementation report

January 19, 2020 7:00 am0 comments
Trump Administration month behind Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act implementation report

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’20) – The Trump administration is already a month behind schedule for presenting its first report on the implementation of the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act which became law 13 months ago, noted a scmp.com report Jan 18. Under the act the Trump administration is required to block any […]

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REPORT: Tibet situation marked by continued rights restrictions as China extended repression worldwide

January 17, 2020 11:11 am0 comments
REPORT: Tibet situation marked by continued rights restrictions as China extended repression worldwide

(TibetanReview.net, Jan16’20) – Calling the Chinese government a threat to human rights around the world, New York-based Human Rights Watch has on Jan 14 said the situation in the case of Tibet was marked by continued “severe restrictions on religious freedom, speech, movement, and assembly” of Tibetans. Releasing its 652-page […]

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US Senator condemns China’s new ‘ethnic unity’ abuse rules in Tibet

January 16, 2020 7:49 am0 comments
US Senator condemns China’s new ‘ethnic unity’ abuse rules in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jan15’20) – US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has condemned China for “blatant human rights violations” after rules it uses to justify the ongoing repression in Xinjiang that has drawn global concern were adopted in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) during the recent session of its rubberstamp local parliament. The new […]

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China to implement in Tibet ethnic unity rules cited for crackdown in Xinjiang

January 14, 2020 7:35 am0 comments
China to implement in Tibet ethnic unity rules cited for crackdown in Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Jan13’20) – The local Chinese parliament of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has on Jan 11 passed a set of regulations to “strengthen ethnic unity” and it will take effect on May 1, reported scmp.com Jan 13, citing the regional party mouthpiece Tibet Daily. The report said other neighbouring provinces, […]

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China to further urbanize Tibet, expand its tourism economy

January 12, 2020 7:42 am0 comments
China to further urbanize Tibet, expand its tourism economy

(TibetanReview.net, Jan11’20) – Along with earmarking 8.6 billion yuan ($1.3 billion) to initiate the construction of 26 characteristic towns and introducing foreign investment and social capital for the towns’ development, the local Chinese government of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is to greatly expand the region’s tourism income stream this year, […]

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Tibet kept getting warmer, rainier in past four decades

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Tibet kept getting warmer, rainier in past four decades

(TibetanReview.net, Jan11’20) – The Tibetan Plateau had kept growing warmer and rainier over the past nearly four decades since the global warming effect was more significant in that region, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jan 10, citing the climate centre of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). The report cited Data […]

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China claims religious repression ensured economic prosperity in Tibet, Xinjiang

January 11, 2020 1:27 am0 comments
China claims religious repression ensured economic prosperity in Tibet, Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Jan10’20) – A stable religious situation in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, ensured by severe crackdown, paved the way for their economic boom and poverty relief, reported China’s official globaltimes.cn Jan 9, citing mainland Chinese experts. The report cited Zhu Weiqun, former head of the […]

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China to build 2000km of rural roads in ‘Tibet’ this year

January 10, 2020 3:43 am0 comments
China to build 2000km of rural roads in ‘Tibet’ this year

(TibetanReview.net, Jan09’20) – China will build 2000 km of rural road in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) this year, reported the official Xinhua news agency Jan 8. All the towns, as well as 80 per cent of the villages, will enjoy convenient transportation by then, the report added. The report noted […]

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Over 30 detained, seven protesters in jail following Nov Chinese crackdown in eastern Tibet

January 8, 2020 7:23 pm0 comments
Over 30 detained, seven protesters in jail following Nov Chinese crackdown in eastern Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jan08’20) – More than 30 Tibetans were detained under harsh conditions for more than 20 days in Sershul (Chinese: Shiqu) County of Kardze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in a general Chinese crackdown after two small protests in a township on Nov 7 and Nov 21, 2019 led to […]

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