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China attacks western media coverage of its white paper on Tibet

September 8, 2015 12:25 pm0 comments
China attacks western media coverage of its white paper on Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Sep08, 2015) – China has condemned the Western media for being critical of its repressive policies in Tibet even after it had issued a whitepaper on the region on Sep 6, which glorified its 56-year iron-hand rule of the region. “Stamping out religious freedom” and “launching Tibetan cultural genocide” […]

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China reiterates disappeared 11th Panchen Lama ‘living normal life’

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China reiterates disappeared 11th Panchen Lama ‘living normal life’

(TibetanReview.net, Sep07, 2015) – China has reiterated Sep 6 that the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, Tibet’s second most eminent Buddhist leader, was ‘living a normal life’ although no one had seen or heard from him since 1995 when the Chinese government disappeared him with his family. He does […]

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Tibetan election commission announces penalties for campaign violations

September 5, 2015 10:36 am0 comments
Tibetan election commission announces penalties for campaign violations

(TibetanReview.net, Sep05, 2015) – The Election Commission of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, has, for the first time, announced on Sep 3 punitive measures for candidates and others who violate campaign rules for the upcoming Tibetan elections. The penalties include depriving of voting rights for up to 10 […]

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Nathu La route for Tibet pilgrimage for Indians to open in June

May 18, 2015 11:51 pm0 comments
Nathu La route for Tibet pilgrimage for Indians to open in June

(TibetanReview.net, May18, 2015) – Indian pilgrims to the Kailash-Manasarovar sites in the remote western Tibetan prefecture of Ngari (Chinese: Ali) will be able to travel through the more convenient Nathu La pass in Sikkim from Jun 2015. This is in addition to the existing route through the Lipulekh Pass in […]

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Tibetan man seriously injured after brutal assault by Chinese police

May 14, 2015 4:24 pm0 comments
Tibetan man seriously injured after brutal assault by Chinese police

(TibetanReview.net, May14, 2015) – A Tibetan man and his mentally challenged son were severely beaten by Chinese police in plainclothes while walking on the street of Driru (Chinese: Biru) County of Nagchu (Naqu) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) late in the night on May 7, reported Radio Free Asia (Washington) […]

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Latest Nepal earthquake kills one, injures 2 in Tibet

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Latest Nepal earthquake kills one, injures 2 in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May14, 2015) – A Tibetan woman died and her two co-passengers were injured after the car in which they were travelling were hit by falling rocks in Kyirong County-town in Tibet Autonomous Region as a result of a 7.3-magnitude earthquake which jolted neighbouring Nepal on May 12 afternoon. China’s […]

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China launches new religious crackdown in Tibet’s Driru County

October 9, 2014 2:04 pm0 comments
China launches new religious crackdown in Tibet’s Driru County

  (TibetanReview.net, Oct09, 2014) – China has launched on Sep 20 a new month-long “rectification and cleansing” campaign against Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Driru (Chinese: Biru) County of Nagchu (Naqu) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, reported Radio Free Asia (Washington) Oct 7. Under it, all new religious structures built or put […]

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China detains Tibetan businessman after lone protest

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China detains Tibetan businessman after lone protest

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09, 2014) –A Tibetan businessman was detained by Chinese police on Oct 4 after he staged a lone protest in the crowded marketplace of Karze (Chinese Ganzi) County-town in Sichuan Province, said Dharamshala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy Oct 7. Pasang Wangchug, also called Ngodrug, aged 37, […]

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