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Pro-Tibet Prague mayor refuses to be cowered by China’s reprisal

May 2, 2019 12:13 am0 comments
Pro-Tibet Prague mayor refuses to be cowered by China’s reprisal

(TibetanReview.net, May01’19) – For welcoming in March this year President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration, China has sought to punish the Czech capital Prague by cancelling many concerts and cultural events of Prague-based cultural organisations in China, reported europeaninterest.eu Apr 29. But the city’s mayor and his party […]

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Qinghai announced new rule to help migrants, encourage inter-ethnic marriage

May 1, 2019 11:48 pm0 comments
Qinghai announced new rule to help migrants, encourage inter-ethnic marriage

(TibetanReview.net, May01’19) – The Chinese government of the traditionally Tibetan territory of what is now Qinghai Province has launched a Rule to Promote Ethnic Unity and Progress of Qinghai Province, making it illegal to, among other things, interfere with others’ freedom of marriage in the name of religious belief. Ostensibly […]

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China reported to have deployed strategic bombers, guided missile base in continuing militarization of Tibet

April 29, 2019 4:27 am0 comments
China reported to have deployed strategic bombers, guided missile base in continuing militarization of Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr28’19) – While talking peace and good-neighbourly relations with India, China is said to be massively building its military preparedness directed against the country. China is quietly building up its military presence in Tibet and upgrading many airfields for military use and has now deployed one of its deadliest […]

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China urged to free the true Panchen Lama on his 30th birthday

April 28, 2019 12:13 am0 comments
China urged to free the true Panchen Lama on his 30th birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Apr27’19) – As Tibetans across the free world marked on Apr 25 the 30th birthday of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, disappeared by the government of China in 1995, US Congressman James P McGovern (D-MA), Co-Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and Chairman of the […]

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Tibet officials among those disciplined for environmental misconduct

April 24, 2019 8:47 pm0 comments
Tibet officials among those disciplined for environmental misconduct

(TibetanReview.net, Apr24’19) – China said Apr 22 that it had held 1,035 government officials accountable for 89 cases that damaged the environment and ecology in eight provinces and autonomous regions, including in Xinjiang and Tibet, following inspections carried out in 2017. However, of the 218 department-level officials among them, only […]

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Pah-La – A Shallow and Confusing Examination of Tibetan Non-Violent Resistance

April 19, 2019 5:26 am0 comments
Pah-La – A Shallow and Confusing Examination of Tibetan Non-Violent Resistance

Pah-La written by Abhishek Majumdar Directed by Debbie Hannan Royal Court Theatre, London, UK Reviewed by Georgina Choekyi Doji, Tenzing Zega, Dechen Pemba, Kunsang Kelden, and Sonam Anjatsang* (TibetanReview.net, Apr18’19) – Much has been made of the five years of research, including journeys to China and Tibet, and “countless” interviews […]

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Tibetan hauled out of university for alleging selection discrimination in civil service test essay

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Tibetan hauled out of university for alleging selection discrimination in civil service test essay

(TibetanReview.net, Apr18’19) – A Tibetan youth was hauled out of his university in the beginning of this month for an essay he wrote in his civil service exams lamenting the declining rate of acceptance of Tibetans for jobs in their own local-level governments, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Apr […]

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China says more than 55,000 Qinghai Tibetans had ‘abandoned’ nomadic life since 2005

April 18, 2019 6:02 am0 comments
China says more than 55,000 Qinghai Tibetans had ‘abandoned’ nomadic life since 2005

(TibetanReview.net, Apr17’19) – More than 55,000 Tibetan herdsmen in Qinghai Province had ‘abandoned’ their nomadic life under China’s resettlement programme for them since 2005, reported the official globaltimes.cn Apr 16. China claims that the programme was meant to preserve the area’s fragile ecology rather than to exercise better control over […]

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Vehicular access likely contributed to huge trash collection at Mt Everest base camp in Tibet

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Vehicular access likely contributed to huge trash collection at Mt Everest base camp in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr17’19) – After opening access to the base camp of Mt Everest with asphalt road for vehicular traffic in the name of development and modernization, China has now closed the site to everyone except those with permits to scale the world’s highest peak. The move was taken in response […]

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New AIDS association underlines serious health issue in immigrant-flooded Tibet

April 13, 2019 1:10 am0 comments
New AIDS association underlines serious health issue in immigrant-flooded Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr12’19) – The challenge posed by the relentlessly large scale arrival of Chinese immigrants on Tibet’s local population is well known – it is political, economic, social, health, cultural and, indeed, everything else which affects every aspect of Tibetan life. However, one of the most immediate and urgent, if […]

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