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China blocks access to nearly a quarter of foreign news sites it has accredited

October 23, 2019 11:46 pm0 comments
China blocks access to nearly a quarter of foreign news sites it has accredited

(TibetanReview.net, Oct23’19) – A total of 215 international news organizations have journalists based in China, with their 536 journalists having been given accreditation to report. However, China then bars its citizens from accessing the publicly available websites of 23 per cent of these news organizations, reported the AFP Oct 22, […]

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Malaysian Prime Minister says China too powerful to be questioned for Uygur persecution

October 2, 2019 7:34 am0 comments
Malaysian Prime Minister says China too powerful to be questioned for Uygur persecution

(TibetanReview.net, Oct01’19) – Nonagenarian Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has admitted that Muslim countries refuse to censure China for its systematically brutal ill-treatment of their coreligionists in Xinjiang because the latter is too “powerful” and they do not want to endanger their flourishing economic ties with the repressive atheist party-state. […]

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Dalai Lama’s first children’s book to teach compassion

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Dalai Lama’s first children’s book to teach compassion

(TibetanReview.net, Sep30’19) – The first book for children authored by Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, will be published by Penguin Young Readers imprint Kokila in Mar 2020, reported forbes.com Sep 29. The book is aimed at children in the age range of four to eight and will include […]

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Portuguese parliament asks gov’t to seek 11th Panchen Lama’s release

May 19, 2019 10:47 pm0 comments
Portuguese parliament asks gov’t to seek 11th Panchen Lama’s release

(TibetanReview.net, May18’19) – A motion was adopted in the strongly socialist dominated parliament of Portugal on May 11, condemning “the forced disappearance of the world’s youngest political prisoner,” the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, and urging Lisbon to “appeal to the Chinese Government for his release.” The draft motion, […]

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Tibet officials among those disciplined for environmental misconduct

April 24, 2019 8:47 pm0 comments
Tibet officials among those disciplined for environmental misconduct

(TibetanReview.net, Apr24’19) – China said Apr 22 that it had held 1,035 government officials accountable for 89 cases that damaged the environment and ecology in eight provinces and autonomous regions, including in Xinjiang and Tibet, following inspections carried out in 2017. However, of the 218 department-level officials among them, only […]

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Sino-Vatican ties seen broadening

April 19, 2019 4:58 am0 comments
Sino-Vatican ties seen broadening

(TibetanReview.net, Apr18’19) – In a sign of the broadening of the improving ties between the two sides, China has invited the Vatican to participate in the 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition to be held in late Apr 2019. This is despite the fact that repression of Christianity, like in the […]

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Tibetan hauled out of university for alleging selection discrimination in civil service test essay

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Tibetan hauled out of university for alleging selection discrimination in civil service test essay

(TibetanReview.net, Apr18’19) – A Tibetan youth was hauled out of his university in the beginning of this month for an essay he wrote in his civil service exams lamenting the declining rate of acceptance of Tibetans for jobs in their own local-level governments, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Apr […]

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Relatively recent arrivals from Tibet get new village in Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement

April 13, 2019 12:49 am0 comments
Relatively recent arrivals from Tibet get new village in Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement

(TibetanReview.net, Apr12’19) – A new village of 80 houses for accommodating relatively newly arrived refugees from Tibet was inaugurated on Apr 10 at the Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement in Karnataka state, India. The inauguration was made by Home Secretary Mr Wangdu Tsering Pesur of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). Five senior […]

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China got Australian city council to ban its own media

April 8, 2019 10:52 pm0 comments
China got Australian city council to ban its own media

(TibetanReview.net, Apr08’19) – Does the government of China have an extra-constitutional authority over at least one local council in Australia? It would seem so, given the fact that it had bullied the Georges River Council in south of Sydney into black banning an Australian-owned media company because they believed it […]

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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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