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China begins building major new power station in Tibet

April 2, 2019 12:49 am0 comments
China begins building major new power station in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr01’19) – China says it has begun work to build the main structure of a 2,240-MW hydropower station on the Jinsha River (Tibetan: Drichu), the upper section of the Yangtze River. A cofferdam was built upstream of the construction site on Mar 30 in preparation for further building work, […]

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2002-2010 China-Dalai Lama-envoy talks reportedly failed due to raising of Tibet issue

March 31, 2019 1:48 am0 comments
2002-2010 China-Dalai Lama-envoy talks reportedly failed due to raising of Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Mar30’19) – The main reason for the failure of the 2002-2010 talks between envoys of the Dalai Lama and officials from the Communist Party of China’s United Front Work Department was “the deliberate misinterpretation of the Dalai clique of the preconditions of the central government about the subject and […]

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Int’l rights coalition presents its 2019 courage award to formerly jailed Tibetan filmmaker

March 30, 2019 12:54 am0 comments
Int’l rights coalition presents its 2019 courage award to formerly jailed Tibetan filmmaker

(TibetanReview.net, Mar29’19) – Geneva Summit, a coalition of 25 human rights organizations, has on Mar 27 presented its 2019 Courage Award to amateur Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen, a former political prisoner in Chinese ruled Tibet. The coalition has chosen the Tibetan for the award “for inspiring the world with his […]

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China launches propaganda blitz on 60th Tibet ‘democratic reform’ anniversary

March 29, 2019 3:28 am0 comments
China launches propaganda blitz on 60th Tibet ‘democratic reform’ anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Mar28’19) – China has marked the 60th anniversary of its full annexation of Tibet, with which it had previously signed a so-called peaceful liberation agreement, by releasing on Mar 27 a white paper on what it calls democratic reform and the leap of development in Tibet. Besides, a series […]

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China tests Tibetan monks, nuns for loyalty to communist party rule

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China tests Tibetan monks, nuns for loyalty to communist party rule

(TibetanReview.net, Mar28’19) – China says more than 30,000 Buddhist monks and nuns in Tibet Autonomous Region had been tested on Mar 25 for their knowledge on laws and regulations, with ostensible aim to improve their legal awareness and consciousness. Shorn of the propaganda euphemism, however, the Buddhist community was examined […]

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China destroyed 30,000 world maps for not showing Taiwan, Arunachal as its territory

March 28, 2019 5:23 am0 comments
China destroyed 30,000 world maps for not showing Taiwan, Arunachal as its territory

(TibetanReview.net, Mar27’19) – Customs authorities in Qingdao, a port city in East China’s Shandong Province, had destroyed nearly 30,000 “incorrect” world maps, with problems including “rendering Taiwan as a country and wrong depiction of the Sino-Indian border”, reported China’s official globaltimes.cn Mar 25. In other words, the maps showed Taiwan […]

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President Xi greeted with Tibetan protest rally in Paris

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President Xi greeted with Tibetan protest rally in Paris

(TibetanReview.net, Mar27’19) – Tibetans and others estimated to range from hundreds to more than a thousand have greeted visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping with a protest rally in the French capital Paris on Mar 24 afternoon, marching with Tibetan flags and carrying placards, calling for freedom in Tibet and the […]

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

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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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