China again disappoints UN with Panchen Lama non-answers

November 21, 2019 4:25 am0 comments
China again disappoints UN with Panchen Lama non-answers

(TibetanReview.net, Nov20’19) – China has again given evasive answers to UN queries on the whereabouts of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima whom it had kidnapped and disappeared in April 1995. The Panchen Lama is Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure, after the Dalai Lama. Noting that China’s response […]

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United Nations experts question China’s jailing of nine Tibetans for celebrating Dalai Lama’s birthday

July 21, 2019 1:21 pm0 comments
United Nations experts question China’s jailing of nine Tibetans for celebrating Dalai Lama’s birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Jul20’19) – Five UN independent experts have questioned China’s use of its anti-separatism law to suppress freedom of expression, religion, assembly and association and the cultural rights of the Tibetan people as they presented their reports during the ongoing session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The […]

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European Parliament strongly reprimands China for rights repression, including in Tibet

April 21, 2019 2:59 am0 comments
European Parliament strongly reprimands China for rights repression, including in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr20’19) – The European Parliament has on Apr 18 passed a resolution on China, notably referring to the situation of religious and ethnic minorities and expressing deep concern on “the increasingly repressive regime that many religious and ethnic minorities, in particular Uyghurs and Kazakhs, Tibetans and Christians face”. Noting […]

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‘China’s Tibet’ vie with Syria for top spot as world’s least free territory, country

February 10, 2019 1:27 am0 comments
‘China’s Tibet’ vie with Syria for top spot as world’s least free territory, country

(TibetanReview.net, Feb09’19) – Chinese ruled Tibet is the second least free country or territory in the world, ranking next only to Syria, according to the US-based rights group Freedom House in its Freedom in the World 2019 report which was released on Feb 4. Tibet scored just one point out […]

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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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Tibet’s Religious scholars co-opted as party-state propagandists in ‘Sinicization of religion’ move

November 3, 2018 6:13 am0 comments
Tibet’s Religious scholars co-opted as party-state propagandists in ‘Sinicization of religion’ move

(TibetanReview.net, Nov02, 2018) – In a most invasive Sinicization of religion, China has co-opted Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns with accomplished records in religious studies as Chinese communist Party propagandists tasked to educate fellow-monks and nuns to compel them to be loyal subjects of the party-state. A recent official Global […]

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