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China expels 3,500 more from Tibetan Buddhist study centre

July 20, 2019 6:04 am0 comments
China expels 3,500 more from Tibetan Buddhist study centre

(TibetanReview.net, Jul19’19) – Chinese authorities in the traditionally Tibetan county of Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) which is now part of Sichuan Province have expelled 3,600 more monks and nuns from the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist study and meditation centre in recent days, bringing to 7,100 the number of such expulsions since […]

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China encourages, rewards Tibetan-Chinese marriages

July 18, 2019 7:27 am0 comments
China encourages, rewards Tibetan-Chinese marriages

(TibetanReview.net, Jul17’19) – Sinicization of Tibet is the watchword in all aspects of China’s policy in the restive Buddhist region. One area in which this policy is strongly emphasized on is in marriages between Tibetans and Chinese. China not only encourages such marriages but also rewards such intercommunity couples, fact […]

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China reiterates policy to deny Dalai Lama his own reincarnation

July 16, 2019 3:36 am0 comments
China reiterates policy to deny Dalai Lama his own reincarnation

(TibetanReview.net, Jul15’19) – China has reiterated its atheist policy-assertion that the next Dalai Lama shall not be a reincarnation of the present one but someone appointed by it as such. “On reincarnation of Dalai Lama, the position of Chinese government is clear. It’s not his personal decision to make,” dnaindia.com […]

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Expelled Tibetan monastics banned from religious pursuits, forced to become China patriots

July 13, 2019 3:29 pm0 comments
Expelled Tibetan monastics banned from religious pursuits, forced to become China patriots

(TibetanReview.net, Jul12’19) – Monks and nuns expelled by China recently from the famed Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist centre in Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) County of what is now part of China’s Sichuan province for not belonging to the local area have not only been forced to give up their monastic robes […]

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China is converting Tibetan plateau into one big Buddhism theme park

July 12, 2019 8:45 am0 comments
China is converting Tibetan plateau into one big Buddhism theme park

(TibetanReview.net, Jul11’19) – Ten years ago, Tibet’s capital Lhasa was a city of 100,000 Chinese, 50,000 Tibetans and 20,000 sex workers. Now, the population and infrastructure in the city has grown by 500 per cent, reported tribuneindia.com Jul 10, citing two Australian documentary filmmakers after their recent trip to Tibet. […]

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China rounds up Tibetan monks and nuns expelled by it at re-education detention centres

July 3, 2019 10:35 pm0 comments
China rounds up Tibetan monks and nuns expelled by it at re-education detention centres

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’19) – After carrying out a further expulsion campaign, China has now set the upper limit for the number of resident monks and nuns at the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist Centre in what is now part of Sichuan province at 4,700, a steep cut from around 10,000 monks, nuns […]

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Temperature in Tibet reported to be highest since 1981 start of recordkeeping

June 28, 2019 12:29 am0 comments
Temperature in Tibet reported to be highest since 1981 start of recordkeeping

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’19) – In the backdrop of continuing increase since data began to be collected in 1981, temperature in Tibet’s capital Lhasa, as well as in some other places, was the highest thus far on Jun 24, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jun 25. The reading in Lhasa on […]

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Nepal deports US passport-holding Tibetan for allegedly being Dalai Lama agent

June 26, 2019 1:01 pm0 comments
Nepal deports US passport-holding Tibetan for allegedly being Dalai Lama agent

(TibetanReview.net, Jun25’19) – Immigration authorities at Nepal’s sole international airport have deported back to the USA on Jun 22 a prominent exile Tibetan “on suspicion of being an agent of the exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama,” reported thehimalayantimes.com Jun 25. The Deportee, Mr Penpa Tsering, 53, is a […]

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China’s Panchen made head of Tibet Buddhist gov’t body

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China’s Panchen made head of Tibet Buddhist gov’t body

(TibetanReview.net, Jun25’19) – China has decorated the replacement 11th Panchen Lama it appointed back in 1995 in place of the one recognized by the Dalai Lama with a third title: the president of the Tibet Autonomous Regional Branch of the Buddhist Association of China. Gyaltsen Norbu, 29, is already a […]

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Swiss gov’t questioned for lack of results in rights dialogue with China

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Swiss gov’t questioned for lack of results in rights dialogue with China

(TibetanReview.net, Jun24’19) – Members of the Swiss Parliamentarian Group for Tibet have recently questioned the efficacy of their government’s years of rights dialogue with China, saying there was no result to show for it. The questions were raised by Maya Graf, Vice President of Swiss Parliamentarian Group for Tibet, as […]

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