US imposes sanctions on China’s ‘state within state’, two of its officials, in Xinjiang

August 1, 2020 11:39 pm0 comments
US imposes sanctions on China’s ‘state within state’, two of its officials, in Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Aug01’20) – The United States on Jul 31 imposed sanctions on a Chinese company and two officials related to the company for human rights abuses against Uighurs and other ethnic minority people in Xinjiang, reported Reuters Jul 31, citing the Treasury Department. Three weeks earlier, Washington imposed sanctions on […]

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China reportedly reviving $300 million Tibet-Nepal rail project

July 29, 2020 10:49 pm0 comments
China reportedly reviving $300 million Tibet-Nepal rail project

(TibetanReview.net, Jul29’20) – China has resumed its pre-feasibility study for a project to rail link occupied Tibet with the key cities in Nepal of Kathmandu and Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha located close to India’s border, reported indiatoday.in Jul 25. The project has been held up by cost and […]

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China expels from party, to try for corruption, prominent Xi Jinping critic

July 27, 2020 12:37 am0 comments
China expels from party, to try for corruption, prominent Xi Jinping critic

(TibetanReview.net, Jul26’20) – The Communist Party of China today is the party of the Xi Jinping regime and anyone who criticizes Xi, even if for the good of the party and the country, has no place in it. This message has just been driven home to the property tycoon Ren […]

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Tibet seen as reason for China’s retaliatory order to close the US Consulate in Chengdu

July 24, 2020 11:00 pm0 comments
Tibet seen as reason for China’s retaliatory order to close the US Consulate in Chengdu

(TibetanReview.net, Jul24’20) – China has on Jul 24 ordered the United States to close its consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu in a tit-for-tat retaliation for Washington’s Jul 21 demand that the Chinese diplomatic outpost in Houston shut down amid accusations of espionage. The choice of the Chengdu office, […]

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Two former top US officials differ on Trump’s likely response if Sino-India border dispute escalates

July 21, 2020 10:46 pm0 comments
Two former top US officials differ on Trump’s likely response if Sino-India border dispute escalates

(TibetanReview.net, Jul21’20) – The Trump administration had put together an integrated “war plan” to first confront and then “take down” the Chinese Communist Party, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was cited as saying Jul 20, adding that this included supporting allies in India on the borders of Chinese-occupied […]

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China’s top university sacks prominent law professor for criticizing dictatorial party rule

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China’s top university sacks prominent law professor for criticizing dictatorial party rule

(TibetanReview.net, Jul20’20) – The dictatorship of the Communist Party of China is the cardinal principle underlying China’s constitution and laws and it has just been brought home to Xu Zhangrun, outspoken Chinese law professor of the Tsinghua University, who has been formally notified of his removal from his post on […]

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China hopes to win Hong Kong people’s loyalty by means of patriotism education

July 19, 2020 11:26 pm0 comments
China hopes to win Hong Kong people’s loyalty by means of patriotism education

(TibetanReview.net, Jul19’20) – Although it was more than anything else the fear of torture and lengthy jail terms which has been the main preventive factor, China feels that its patriotism education had enabled it to ensure peace and stability in the country as well as in territories like Tibet and […]

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US shrugs off China’s tit-for-tat Xinjiang sanctions

July 14, 2020 11:57 pm0 comments
US shrugs off China’s tit-for-tat Xinjiang sanctions

(TibetanReview.net, Jul14’20) – US lawmakers targeted by China with tit-for-tat sanctions over the latter’s Xinjiang repression have on Jul 13 responded with a mixture of ridicule and defiance, calling the punitive measures meaningless, reported the scmp.com Jul 14. And they have vowed to continue challenging Beijing over its human rights […]

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China exploits venality of corrupt regimes to make inroads in institutionally weak countries

July 13, 2020 10:50 pm0 comments
China exploits venality of corrupt regimes to make inroads in institutionally weak countries

(TibetanReview.net, Jul13’20) – China’s modus Operandi for making inroads into institutionally weak nations, whether in Asia, Africa or Latin America, has been to strike deals with corrupt heads of state, Nepal being a case in point, according to a Global Watch Analysis report seen posted on its website Jul 13. […]

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China considering suing its Xinjiang repression exposers for libel, but where?

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China considering suing its Xinjiang repression exposers for libel, but where?

(TibetanReview.net, Jul12’20) – China is considering suing German researcher Adrian Zenz and the think tank Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) for libel for allegedly disseminated disinformation about China on the Xinjiang issue, according to China’s party mouthpiece globaltimes.cn Jul 8 and 9. It is not clear where China will sue, […]

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