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Germany’s Tibet uprising anniversary call trashes China’s rights record claims

March 28, 2019 4:39 am0 comments
Germany’s Tibet uprising anniversary call trashes China’s rights record claims

(TibetanReview.net, Mar27’19) – Not in the least impressed or otherwise intimidated by China’s relentless and overbearing propaganda push on its record in Tibet, the human rights committee of the German parliament has on Mar 25 made public its call on Beijing to “immediately stop the repression of the Tibetan people […]

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US report: China systematic in impeding access to Tibet

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US report: China systematic in impeding access to Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Mar27’19) – The first of the US State Department’s reports mandated by the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018 is out and it says China continues to “systematically” impede access to Tibet with restrictions that have prohibited diplomats, journalists and ordinary citizens from visiting the Himalayan territory. Under […]

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Looking at Tibetan nationalism beyond the anti-colonial paradigm

March 26, 2019 1:32 am0 comments
Looking at Tibetan nationalism beyond the anti-colonial paradigm

Dr Dibyesh Anand, Professor and Head of Department, International Relations, University of Westminster, argues that Prof Dawa Norbu was not just a Tibetan intellectual but also an intellectual about Tibet and more than that one of the rarest of scholars who moved beyond his identity in his work without giving […]

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China launches new, regular political education campaign on Tibet’s monks, nuns

March 24, 2019 2:51 am0 comments
China launches new, regular political education campaign on Tibet’s monks, nuns

(TibetanReview.net, Mar23’19) – Counties in Tibet Autonomous Region have launched a new political education drive in monasteries, described euphemistically as a lecture tour to promote legal and policy awareness among monks and nuns and safeguard national unity. Gonggar County in Shannan (Tibetan: Lhokha) Prefecture has already started its 2019 education […]

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Sixty Years Today: A Martyr Shot on the Banks of Lhasa’s Kyichu River

March 22, 2019 2:22 am0 comments
Sixty Years Today: A Martyr Shot on the Banks of Lhasa’s Kyichu River

Paljor Tsarong* remembers an unsung independence fighter who died during the tumult of China’s brutal suppression of the Mar 1959 Tibetan national uprising in Lhasa. (TibetanReview.net, Mar21’19) – “Who’s that man in the photo with a suit and a tie?” my daughter asked. “That photo’s been lying around for ages […]

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China reports record winter tourist arrivals in Tibet

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China reports record winter tourist arrivals in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Mar21’19) – Tourism is particularly vital, along with mining and hydropower industries, for China to recoup its massive investments in Tibet. Thanks to its winter tourism promotional efforts, Tibet Autonomous Region saw 2.46 million tourists last winter, up 84.2 per cent year-on-year, reported the official Xinhua news Agency Mar […]

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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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