REPORT: Repression in Tibet, Xinjiang more severe than rest of PRC

March 13, 2020 3:31 am0 comments
REPORT: Repression in Tibet, Xinjiang more severe than rest of PRC

(TibetanReview.net, Mar12’20) – Releasing its Human Rights Report for 2019, the United States Department of State has said Mar 11 that China’s repression of free speech, religion, movement, association and assembly in Tibet and Xinjiang in 2019 “was more severe than in other areas of the (People’s Republic of China).” […]

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Several countries raise Tibet issue at 43rd UN Human Rights Council, Geneva

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Several countries raise Tibet issue at 43rd UN Human Rights Council, Geneva

(TibetanReview.net, Mar12’20) – Tibetans in Switzerland and Liechtenstein held a peace march to the office of Human Rights Council in Geneva on Mar 11 as its 43rd session was underway and in which the Tibet issue was referred to by several member countries. Addressing the council on Mar 10, which […]

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UPRISING ANNIVERSARY: Tibetans urge UN rights chief to visit Tibet, China to ease Tibet chokehold

March 12, 2020 3:18 am0 comments
UPRISING ANNIVERSARY: Tibetans urge UN rights chief to visit Tibet, China to ease Tibet chokehold

(TibetanReview.net, Mar11’20) – Exile Tibetans marked the 61st anniversary of the national uprising against Chinese occupation rule over their homeland on Mar 10 with their elected political head calling on the UN rights chief to visit Tibet and their parliament in exile Speaker asking China’s leadership to relax their decades-old […]

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Exile parliament’s Deputy Speaker announces race for election as Sikyong

March 8, 2020 6:15 am0 comments
Exile parliament’s Deputy Speaker announces race for election as Sikyong

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07’20) – Deputy speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile (TPIE) has said Mar 6 that he too is in the race for election as the Sikyong (President), the top elective post in the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) of the Tibetans in exile. The election is due, alongside […]

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Tibetans decide against public marking of uprising anniversary in Kathmandu to avoid crackdown

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Tibetans decide against public marking of uprising anniversary in Kathmandu to avoid crackdown

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07’20) – Succumbing to the inevitability of a crackdown, the exile Tibetan administration’s representative in Kathmandu has told Tibetans in the Himalayan nation that they should not hold any gathering to mark their 61st national uprising day against Chinese occupation of their homeland on Mar 10. It was not […]

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Rights group condemns China for denying mother-tongue education to Tibetan Children

March 6, 2020 12:31 am0 comments
Rights group condemns China for denying mother-tongue education to Tibetan Children

(TibetanReview.net, Mar05’20) – New York-based international human rights organization Human Rights Watch has on Mar 5 accused China of implementing a policy to accelerate the demise of Tibetan-medium instruction in primary schools in Tibetan areas in the name of providing “bilingual education”. The policy, carried out over the past decade […]

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Report: China-ruled Tibet second least free in the world

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Report: China-ruled Tibet second least free in the world

(TibetanReview.net, Mar05’20) – China has earned just one point out of a possible 100 from the US monitoring group Freedom House in its latest annual Global Freedom Scores report released on Mar 4. The score meant that Tibet under Chinese rule was the second-least-free country in the world in 2019, […]

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Tibet Fund director announces candidature for top exile Tibetan elective post

March 5, 2020 6:23 am0 comments
Tibet Fund director announces candidature for top exile Tibetan elective post

(TibetanReview.net, Mar04’20) – Kasur Mr Lobsang Nyandak, President of New York-based Tibet Fund, has on Mar 2 offered his candidature for election as the Sikyong (President) of the Central Tibetan Administration for the upcoming, 2021 election, becoming the second person to do so thus far. Earlier, on Jan 17, Kasur […]

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Exile Tibetan schools postpone reopening due to Corvid-19 fears

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Exile Tibetan schools postpone reopening due to Corvid-19 fears

(TibetanReview.net, Mar04’20) – The reopening after the annual winter break of schools run by Dharamshala-based Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV) on Mar 3 have been postponed for most of the boarding students due to concern about the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic. The announcement by the school authority came as India […]

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Tibet propaganda exhibit by China closed in New York after protests

February 26, 2020 7:59 am0 comments
Tibet propaganda exhibit by China closed in New York after protests

(TibetanReview.net, Feb24’20) – Following protests by various Tibet groups, with support from a US lawmaker, the Queens Public Library in New York City announced Feb 21 that it was no longer displaying a controversial Chinese government sponsored exhibition about what was stated to be the life and customs of Tibet […]

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