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China’s official media confirms ban on ‘illegal’ Tibetan classes in monasteries

February 5, 2019 1:59 am0 comments
China’s official media confirms ban on ‘illegal’ Tibetan classes in monasteries

(TibetanReview.net, Feb04’19) – China’s official media confirmed Jan 31 that a county government in Qinghai Province had ordered temples to stop holding “illegal” Tibetan language classes for students during holidays, contending they infuse students with ideas threatening social stability due to lack of teaching qualification. Some Buddhist temples in Nangqen […]

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China criticized for banning Tibetan children from learning their own language

February 1, 2019 1:30 am0 comments
China criticized for banning Tibetan children from learning their own language

(TibetanReview.net, Jan31’19) – What is wrong with Tibetan children being taught their own language by monks in monasteries in free classes during school holiday? Well, it amounts to “ideological infiltration among the young” and is “dangerous” and “harmful”, according to the Chinese government, which has banned it, said New York-based […]

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Six UN rights experts reiterate call for Tibetan language activist’s immediate release

June 8, 2018 11:25 pm0 comments
Six UN rights experts reiterate call for Tibetan language activist’s immediate release

(TibetanReview.net, Jun08, 2018) – Six UN rights experts have come together on Jun 6 to express deep concern that despite their two joint communications calling for the immediate release of the Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk, China had jailed him on May 22 for five years for inciting separatism. […]

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Tibetan students in Qinghai complain against one-sided bilingual education

June 3, 2018 5:54 pm0 comments
Tibetan students in Qinghai complain against one-sided bilingual education

(TibetanReview.net, Jun03, 2018) – Seeking a proper implementation of Beijing’s so-called bilingual education system in ethnic minority areas, Tibetan students in Tsoshar (Chinese: Haidong) Prefecture of Qinghai Province have asked for the recruitment of more teachers able to teach not just in the officially dictated Mandarin language but also Tibetan, […]

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China defies global outrage over its jailing of Tibetan language rights activist for separatism

May 29, 2018 4:45 am0 comments
China defies global outrage over its jailing of Tibetan language rights activist for separatism

(TibetanReview.net, May28, 2018) – China has on May 23 brushed aside global outrage over its sentencing on May 22 of a Tibetan language rights activist for an unfounded conviction of ‘inciting separatism’, calling it interference in its internal affairs. Tashi Wangchuk, a 33-year-old shopkeeper in Yushu Prefecture of Qinghai Province, […]

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‘Language integration’ cited for requiring ethnic minorities to learn Chinese

May 28, 2018 12:44 am0 comments
‘Language integration’ cited for requiring ethnic minorities to learn Chinese

(TibetanReview.net, May26, 2018) – China’s conviction on May 22 of the Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk, sentencing him to a five-year jail sentence for allegedly “inciting separatism”, brings into question what the country’s real language policy is. After all, the case exposed the country’s constitutional and legal protection of […]

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Int’l criticisms grow over China’s jailing of Tibetan language rights activist

May 27, 2018 12:51 am0 comments
Int’l criticisms grow over China’s jailing of Tibetan language rights activist

(TibetanReview.net, May25, 2018) – The United States, Canada, France, the European Union, the European Parliament and more human rights organizations have issued statements over May 22-23, criticizing China for imposing a five-year jail sentence May 22 on Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk. The 33-year-old shopkeeper in Yushu Prefecture of […]

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China jails activist for five years for urging protection of Tibetan language

May 23, 2018 11:00 pm0 comments
China jails activist for five years for urging protection of Tibetan language

(TibetanReview.net, May23, 2018) – China has on May 22 morning sentenced Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wagchuk to a five-year jail term for allegedly “inciting separatism” following a four-hour trial way back on Jan 4 in Yushu Prefecture of Qinghai Province. The sentence may seem relatively light, given the fact […]

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China says its Tibetan-language search engine meant to check unapproved information

April 26, 2018 11:31 pm0 comments
China says its Tibetan-language search engine meant to check unapproved information

(TibetanReview.net, Apr26, 2018) – The world’s first Tibetan-language search engine set up by China and having a staff of 100 is meant to counter “inaccurate” information that do not support Beijing’s version of the issue of Tibet, reported globaltimes.cn Apr 24. The search engine, yongzin.com, launched in Aug 2016 at […]

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US state capital approves Tibetan as a new minority language

March 5, 2018 4:43 am0 comments
US state capital approves Tibetan as a new minority language

(TibetanReview.net, Mar04, 2018) – The city of Madison, capital of the US state of Wisconsin, has, on Feb 27, approved Tibetan as a new minority language. The approval came just ahead of the 25th anniversary of the US-Tibetan Resettlement Project. The approval was given by the city’s ‘Common Council’ during […]

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