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China takes diplomatic envoys from 12 friendly countries on 3-day junket to refute Xinjiang repression allegations

January 11, 2019 1:08 am0 comments
China takes diplomatic envoys from 12 friendly countries on 3-day junket to refute Xinjiang repression allegations

(TibetanReview.net, Jan10’19) – Amid growing international criticism of its internment of around a million Muslim minorities in so-called vocational training centres which are nothing more than de-Islamization, political indoctrination camps, China has invited diplomatic envoys from 12 countries to “witness the social and economic progress” of East Turkestan (Xinjiang Uygur […]

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China calls repressive Xinjiang internment reports defamatory

January 2, 2019 6:59 am0 comments
China calls repressive Xinjiang internment reports defamatory

(TibetanReview.net, Dec28, 2018) – China has on Dec 25 described as defamatory the widely reported incarceration by it of a million or so Muslim minorities, mostly Uyghurs, in a network of camps set up in the Xinjiang region, claiming it was only carrying out a de-extremism efforts there. China firmly […]

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China permits German rights commissioner Kofler to visit Tibet, but not Xinjiang

December 7, 2018 3:56 am0 comments
China permits German rights commissioner Kofler to visit Tibet, but not Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Dec06, 2018) – China appears to bet that German Human Rights Commissioner Barbel Kofler would be least likely to be critical of it on the situation in Tibet as it has given her a rarely, if ever, granted permission to visit the Himalayan territory on Dec 5. She is […]

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China gives legal veneer to its still indefensible mass incarceration camps in Xinjiang

October 13, 2018 12:00 am0 comments
China gives legal veneer to its still indefensible mass incarceration camps in Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2018) – Not that it mattered at all to the leadership in Beijing, but for the sake of formality, China has just made legal its more-than-a-year-old sprawling network of extra-legal ‘re-education camps’ incarcerating up to a million Uyghur and other ethnic Muslims in the Xinjiang region to make […]

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United Nations rights committee accuses China of turning Xinjiang into ‘no-rights zone’

August 12, 2018 11:21 pm0 comments
United Nations rights committee accuses China of turning Xinjiang into ‘no-rights zone’

(TibetanReview.net, Aug12, 2018) – A United Nation Committee headed by the world body’s first independent expert on minority issues has on Aug 10 delivered a sharp rebuke to China for its treatment of Uyghurs, accusing it of turning the Xinjiang region into “a no-rights zone”, reported theglobeandmail.com Aug 10. Gay […]

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REPORT: China’s ‘national security’ laws present serious threats to Tibetan human rights

February 28, 2018 1:08 am0 comments
REPORT: China’s ‘national security’ laws present serious threats to Tibetan human rights

(TibetanReview.net, Feb27, 2018) – China’s “anti-separatism” or “counterterrorism” campaigns are particularly severe in the Xinjiang and Tibetan-populated areas and present serious threat to the human rights of the Uighurs and Tibetans, said Amnesty International in its latest, 2017/18 report which was released on Feb 22. The report said the Chinese […]

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More than 10,000 Chinese teachers headed for Tibet, Xinjiang to ‘improve’ local education philosophy

December 27, 2017 10:50 pm0 comments
More than 10,000 Chinese teachers headed for Tibet, Xinjiang to ‘improve’ local education philosophy

(TibetanReview.net, Dec27, 2017) – China said Dec 25 that it was going to send a total of more than 10,000 teachers to Tibet Autonomous Region and Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region ostensibly to improve education in these regions. But sending such a large number of Chinese teachers to ethnic minority regions […]

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Tibet dispute behind as China speaks of increased mutual trust with Mongolia

December 7, 2017 7:02 am0 comments
Tibet dispute behind as China speaks of increased mutual trust with Mongolia

(TibetanReview.net, Dec06, 2017) – China said Dec 4 that Mongolia’s reiteration that it will firmly adhere to the one-China policy and respect China’s core interests and major concerns on issues related to Tibet, Xinjiang and Taiwan was ‘very important’ and had ‘increased the two sides’ mutual trust’, reported the country’s […]

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