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China has announced up to $44,000 rewards for info on fellow-Tibetans’ online ‘crimes’

August 15, 2019 6:17 am0 comments
China has announced up to $44,000 rewards for info on fellow-Tibetans’ online ‘crimes’

(TibetanReview.net, Aug09’19) – Despite having a pervasive online censorship network in place, which has seen so many people arrested and jailed, Chinese authorities in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) still rely on public informants to punish those whose online activities it disapproves of. Cash prizes of up to 300,000 yuan (USD […]

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China resumes visas for Indian pilgrims to Tibet ahead of preparations for Xi-Modi summit

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China resumes visas for Indian pilgrims to Tibet ahead of preparations for Xi-Modi summit

(TibetanReview.net, Aug08’19) – China’s reported denial of visas for Indian pilgrims to Tibet over New Delhi’s Aug 5 move to change the status of Ladakh became only a delay as the latest batch of Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims are now already on their way, according to Indian news reports Aug 8. […]

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China denies visas for Tibet pilgrimage to Indians after New Delhi reasserts claim over part of Ladakh under its rule

August 9, 2019 1:01 am0 comments
China denies visas for Tibet pilgrimage to Indians after New Delhi reasserts claim over part of Ladakh under its rule

(TibetanReview.net, Aug07’19) – China has refused visas to a group of Indians planning to undertake the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in western Tibet on the day it criticized New Delhi for separating Ladakh from Jammu and Kashmir state and putting it under direct federal administration. China’s bone of contention is that […]

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China completes pivotal tunnel in major new Tibet railway project

August 6, 2019 6:57 am0 comments
China completes pivotal tunnel in major new Tibet railway project

(TibetanReview.net, Aug04’19) – China said Aug 3 that it had made a huge progress on the mammoth Lhasa-Nyingchi railway project by completing on Aug 2 the construction of a pivotal tunnel on it. The Bukamu Tunnel, located in Milin (Tibetan: Miling or Manling) County of Nyingchi (Nyingtri) City, is 9,240 […]

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Appeal lawyers denied access to jailed Tibetan language rights activist

August 3, 2019 11:41 pm0 comments
Appeal lawyers denied access to jailed Tibetan language rights activist

(TibetanReview.net, Aug03’19) – China is said to be illegally preventing personal lawyers of convicted Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk from visiting him in prison, saying the latter was being “uncooperative”. It turns out that Wangchuk, serving a five-year jail sentence for his activism, is refusing to succumb to pressures […]

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High-level US delegation to meet with exile Tibetan leadership at D’sala

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High-level US delegation to meet with exile Tibetan leadership at D’sala

(TibetanReview.net, Aug02’19) – A delegation, possibly the largest thus far, from the US Congress is on a two-day visit at Dharamsala beginning Aug 2. The 30-member delegation is led by Congressman David Price and Congressman Vern Buchanan from the House of Democratic Partnership along with their staffers, military escorts, and […]

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Ninth, fourth three-yearly batches of Chinese cadres reach TAR, Qinghai to support medical, educational services

August 1, 2019 4:45 am0 comments
Ninth, fourth three-yearly batches of Chinese cadres reach TAR, Qinghai to support medical, educational services

(TibetanReview.net, Jul31’19) – Despite its claim of having made enormous stride in the development of education in Tibet over the past 60 years or so, including with more than 36,000 Tibetan students returning to the so-called autonomous region after finishing higher studies in the mainland as of April this year, […]

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China punishes Tibetans for displaying Dalai Lama pictures at home

July 31, 2019 12:42 am0 comments
China punishes Tibetans for displaying Dalai Lama pictures at home

(TibetanReview.net, Jul30’19) – Openly revering their exiled spiritual leader by displaying his pictures at home and celebrating his 84th birthday proved costly to a number of poor Tibetans in Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) County of Kardze (Ganzi) Prefecture in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province recently, according to the […]

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South Africa asked to stand up for Tibet

July 27, 2019 3:58 am0 comments
South Africa asked to stand up for Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jul26’19) – Applauding the government for its pro-human rights stand on the Western Sahara as well as the Israel-Palestine issues, South African Parliament member Mr Mkhuleko Hlengwa has on Jul 11 called on Pretoria to have the courage to speak up on the situation in Tibet under Chinese rule […]

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Bill asks UK parliament to ban Chinese officials impeding free access to Tibet

July 26, 2019 2:53 am0 comments
Bill asks UK parliament to ban Chinese officials impeding free access to Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jul25’19) – A bill was submitted in the UK’s House of Commons on Jul 23, calling for the passage of a reciprocal access to Tibet Act which would bar entry to the UK for Chinese officials responsible for blocking freedom of travel to Tibet by British citizens. A similar […]

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