China reopening all temples in Lhasa as peak tourism season underway

May 21, 2020 5:47 am0 comments
China reopening all temples in Lhasa as peak tourism season underway

(TibetanReview.net, May20’20) – As the peak tourism season (May-Oct) in Tibet gets underway, China is gradually reopening all temples in towns and city proper except the Jokhang Temple of Tibet’s capital Lhasa starting May 20. After the reopening, all local temples will not hold clustered religious activities attended by Buddhist […]

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UN rights experts urge China to respect int’l law, free jailed Tibetan activist

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UN rights experts urge China to respect int’l law, free jailed Tibetan activist

(TibetanReview.net, May20’20) – Accusing China of criminalizing the legitimate work of a minority community member and human rights defender, major UN bodies of human rights experts have on May 19 called for the dropping of charges and release of a Tibetan activist in Golog (Chinese: Guoluo) Prefecture of Qinghai Province. […]

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China investigating ethnic Tibetan local party leader for corruption

May 20, 2020 12:04 am0 comments
China investigating ethnic Tibetan local party leader for corruption

(TibetanReview.net, May19’20) – A relatively senior ethnic Tibetan leader in the Communist Party of China in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is being investigated for corruption, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency May 18. Investigation of party leaders for corruption, though not entirely unknown, is rare in Chinese ruled Tibet. The […]

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Some 4,000 Tibetans left without residential status in forced Chinese resettlement plan

May 14, 2020 12:43 pm0 comments
Some 4,000 Tibetans left without residential status in forced Chinese resettlement plan

(TibetanReview.net, May13’20) – Chinese authorities in two counties of Chamdo City in Tibet Autonomous Region have taken away the residential status of around 4,000 Tibetans belonging to hundreds of families because they were absent from their ancestral homes during a forced resettlement project launched in 2014-15, reported the Tibetan Service […]

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China has Tibetan in home-lockdown for past 8 years for Dalai Lama photo in his mobile handset

May 13, 2020 1:26 am0 comments
China has Tibetan in home-lockdown for past 8 years for Dalai Lama photo in his mobile handset

(TibetanReview.net, May12’20) – For being found to carry a photo of the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, in his mobile phone handset China has detailed and then banned him from travelling out of his village in Chamdo (Chinese: Changdu) City of Tibet Autonomous Region for the past eight years, […]

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China finds Qinghai governments, departments failed to protect environment

May 12, 2020 1:40 am0 comments
China finds Qinghai governments, departments failed to protect environment

(TibetanReview.net, May11’20) – A high-profile central environmental protection inspection team has found local governments and departments in Qinghai province to have not only failed to enforce China’s environmental protection laws but to have also been guilty of violations themselves, according to China’s official chinadaily.com.cn May 11. Some local governments and […]

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Ngari seizures suggest large-scale Tibetan antelope hunting

May 10, 2020 3:30 pm0 comments
Ngari seizures suggest large-scale Tibetan antelope hunting

(TibetanReview.net, May09’20) – The local Chinese government of Tibet Autonomous Region’s claims about giving top priority to protecting Tibet’s fragile environment did not seem to have been borne out by the ground reality. Carcasses of Tibetan antelopes were seen in Gerze County of Ali (Tibetan: Ngari) Prefecture and it was […]

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Tortured former Tibetan political prisoner dead after China denied him hospital treatment

May 9, 2020 1:42 am0 comments
Tortured former Tibetan political prisoner dead after China denied him hospital treatment

(TibetanReview.net, May08’20) – A former Tibetan political prisoner has died at home on May 7 in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province after he was repeatedly denied hospital admission for ailments suffered from years of prison ill-treatment, said the Tibetan Service of rfa.org May 7. The report said […]

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China promotes ‘ethnic unity’ law with Chinese-Tibetan marriages campaign

May 8, 2020 10:40 am0 comments
China promotes ‘ethnic unity’ law with Chinese-Tibetan marriages campaign

(TibetanReview.net, May07’20) – China has begun implementing its new “ethnic unity” law in Tibet by organizing public meetings and educations at which it is issuing calls for interethnic marriages between local Tibetans and Chinese immigrants, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org May 6, citing developments in the southern prefecture-level city […]

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Up to 5,000 families in Tibetan county investigated for overseas filial ties, nearly 400 convicted

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Up to 5,000 families in Tibetan county investigated for overseas filial ties, nearly 400 convicted

(TibetanReview.net, May07’20) – Up to 5,000 Tibetan families in the prefecture-level city in Tibet that is home to Mt Everest, the world’s highest peak, had been investigated by the Chinese authorities about their family ties in Nepal, India and other places, said London-based Tibet Campaign group Free Tibet May 6, […]

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